If someone told me in December 2019, that I would be moving twice in one week in January 2020, I would have probably told them something about themselves. I mean really – I had just given birth in Shanghai which was traumatic enough let alone have to move house withContinue Reading

shanghai at night

I’ve lived in China at various times across a span of 20 years, of course my experiences overall have been very different. For example, things I loved about living in rural China in 2000, no long exist in present day. Similarly, things I enjoy in Shanghai in present day China,Continue Reading

when a black woman speaks chinese

One warm Saturday morning in Connecticut, I needed to run to the post office. I had a list of things to do and going to the post office was on that list, so I made an effort to get there early in an attempt to beat the lines. But ofContinue Reading