Entry Eleven: Communion

^^ Strawberries are SO melt-in-your-mouth SWEET this time of year! ^^ It has been over six months since I left NYC and moved to Ningbo, China. My first entry was entitled, “I travel alone, in love.”  Yes, I love to be alone when traveling. I love to think and drink in the environment. But I […]

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Entry Ten: Seas of Towers

For the Spring Festival, I went to Tianjin, Beijing, and Harbin. In Tianjin, I met family members that I’ve never met before – descendants of my grandmother’s cousin. I celebrated the new year with them in their apartment in the suburbs. In Beijing, I spent time in the art district, wandered around Tiananmen Square and […]

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Entry Nine: Winter into Spring

One of my favorite parts of life is the end of one season and the beginning of another. I mean literally: summer into fall, fall into winter, winter into spring. It always seems to come at just the right moment. Just as I am craving hot tea and buckling orange leaves, the melting heat of […]

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