Prince Gong’s Mansion

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My Chinese class just finished reading an essay about emperor Kangxi, one of China’s greatest emperors.  Somehow in our discussion, Prince Gong’s Mansion, a home turned museum in Beijing, came up.  Our teacher... READ MORE

Creating Thanksgiving in China

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Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday.  I love the memories from when I was young and all my aunts, uncles, and cousins gathered around a really long table in my grandparents’ basement for... READ MORE

“You Have Me”

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The period of my life before I moved to China was one of the hardest periods of my life.  I was between full-time jobs, living at my parents house because it was the... READ MORE