Unsung Heroes

There have been some unsung heroes of our move and efforts to settle down in China. I’d like to pay homage to these over-performing underdogs now: blue IKEA bags, Mr. Muscle, 64 yuan/10 dollar tool kit, the Glass Case of Emotion, and elbow grease.

Waking up 

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever woken up to? The sound of cats screaming at each other.  The sound of basketballs drumming outside your window.  The scent of food that doesn’t smell edible.  The sound of loud music in a language you don’t understand.  All of the above.  If you answered “all of the