Who knew finding my voice would be such a difficult thing. I’ve always been capable when communicating. I’ve enjoyed a level of sufficiency crafting both spoken and written word. But […]
Join me as I explore what it means to create without restriction and let go of fear.
Shanghai is a dynamic city with a lot to offer. Join me as I share some of my fondest memories of things you'll see only in China.
Loosely inspired by the book series If You Give...; I explore what happens when you give an expat some time to adjust in their strange new environment. See what happened on my journey.
There's a brief window of time that I've come to cherish immensely; a time when I get to experience my child without the haze of drugs clouding his mind and personality. I call it the drug window.
Days like these pull me back into the reality of living in China. Days like these make me wonder if it is worth it, if this is the right thing for my children. I think about all of the people who live in the reality of extreme air pollution because they have to, and I am again reminded that I am a mere visitor in this place.
Back in 2007 my husband and I moved to Shanghai for his work. It was then that I decided to trade in my old leather-bound journals for an actual blog. […]
September 11th was a day that shook many people out of their sense of safety and complacency. Mine was shadowed by the loss of my only sibling and brother, just 10 days before.
So much time has passed since I last wrote or even contemplated such a thing. Part of me wants to title this post “holy @#%#! I’m living in China again”; […]
Despite what the media tells us, reality is often very different. If we are going to bridge the racial divides in this country we are going to have to turn off our televisions and take a step into one another's lives. Join me as I reflect on doing just that.