Monthly Archives: January 2012

Happy Lunar New Year from China

For the rest of the world who follows the Gregorian calendar and celebrated New Years 27 days ago, you may have forgotten that a large number of people follow the lunisolar calendar and celebrated five days ago. This event is popularly … Continue reading

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Picture Tour: Around Nanjing & Anhui

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Two Is Better Than One

On our first date, Ian and I discovered we have the SAME birthday. Same month, same day, same year. I almost choked on my sandwich when the subject came up, spitting grilled cheese crumbs in his face, “You were born on January … Continue reading

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Chalk Dust

It’s a quarter past eight in the morning. I’m on a mission to savor a cup of coffee at the only place around here that serves a strong java without all the sugar and cream, Starbucks. The haze is thick … Continue reading

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