Daily Archives: April 14, 2013

Walking Around Da Ming Lake

Originally posted on Ruined for Life: Phoenix Edition:
This afternoon was a picture perfect spring day so I went for a walk around Da Ming Lake, a sight Jinan is particularly proud of. I went into the scholar’s home, which…

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

“A lovely face is a gift from heaven, but tiny feet can improve social standing.” Lisa See‘s Snow Flower and the Secret Fan tells the story of Lily and her “old same” or lao tang, Snow Flower. Because the two … Continue reading

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