Xi’an

I havn’t posted much this past week because my cousin and her husband have been visiting from the States.  Tuesday and Wednesday we did the...

Chopsticks Tax

This is from the "only in China" file:  a Chopsticks Tax.   Reports the Los Angeles Times: "Is China at a fork in the road? Beijing...

I Lost My Bike

Well, not exactly.  The truth is, my bike has been stolen.  Right from the supposedly secure storage area in the basement of the 20 story...

Yellow Snow

No, this is not about the proliferation of small dogs in China.  This yellow snow is falling from the sky. Reuters has an article today...

Hot and Sour Soup

My mom’s been visiting me for the past couple of weeks, and is getting ready to head back to Minnesota tomorrow.  Unfortunately, yesterday and today...