A Chinese Valentine’s Story

Happy Qixi Festival Everyone! I wrote the following a couple of months ago but thought it was appropriate to share today, on Chinese Valentine’s Day! The Chinese equivalent of Valentine’s Day is known as Qixi Festival, which is held of the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. Qixi celebrates the story of the cowherd Read More

How I Met Your Father – Love in 1990s China

While watching the American TV show “How I Met Your Mother,” I asked my mom how she met my father. “Why do you want to know that? It is not romantic at all,” she asked. “Oh, come on, I just want to hear your story,” I replied. “I grew up in a family without much Read More