Unfortunately, we still have snowmen on the brain, at least here in DC.(more…)...
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How many of you are feeling "gr8" about getting the five to eight inches of snow tonight? Are you ready "4" the snow storm? Very much like English, there are numbers that sound like Chinese and Japanese words and they are being used commonly. Just a...Read more
Welcome to the GLN Spring semester classes! During the lottery registration period, friends told me how anxious and excited they felt about their class acceptance. So for the most of you who got into the classes through the lottery system, you had 好運 (good luck)! In...Read more
恭喜發財 to all of you in the year of horse! The Year of Horse will arrive in just two more days! According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the first day of 2014 is this Friday January 31 and the 2014 zodiac is Horse. If you have...Read more
We just had more than 3 inches of snow in the DC metropolitan area. In some areas like West Virginia, it was as tall as 1 foot! When I got snowed in on Tuesday, I pretty much spent the evening watching Chopped on Food Network....Read more
You may think that you're starting to get a cold when you make the first sneeze. That may not be the case in Chinese culture though. Aside from the medical stand point, when you 打噴嚏 (sneeze) once, it's believed that someone is thinking of you or...Read more