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Originally posted on Shards of China:
I’m a nerd, and I like numbers so I’ll get that off my chest before we start this theme. It’s only relevant because I find it strange how little seems to be understood in…
On Sunday we were invited to a long and lavish banquet. I lost track of all the dishes.
A lot of Westerners see Chinese Medicine and alternative therapies from ancients as better based on whimsy and caprice more than anything else. This post offers a different view, written by someone who lives here and knows the culture well. We … Continue reading
Ugh, as prices move up on American airline fares, services get cut and airline passengers are treated like cattle. Sadly, this is nothing new, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t infuriating. I recently flied United, my long time preferred American … Continue reading
Though I’m very much a newcomer to opera, as I’ve come to expect, the Lyric Opera‘s Aida blew me away. Since signing up for the Lyric’s NExT program that offers $20 student discount tickets, I’ve discovered that I really like … Continue reading