Monthly Archives: August 2018

Farewell to Our Little Lao-lao: “再见, 小老老. 我们会想你.”

It was a sad departure for my mom and me yesterday. Not so much for the mother-daughter farewell  as I head back to China, but more for the loss of our Chihuahua, Xiao Lao-lao,  Little Old. Despite my best efforts, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Home

It happens to all of us. While traveling either in country or abroad, there comes a point where we crave some specialty food item that comforts and soothes.  We all have our favorites, be it fresh Illinois sweet corn for … Continue reading

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