I’ve spent just a little over a week in China, and I am having the time of my life. The first week was spent at AYC Orientation in Shanghai, and just a few days ago I took a bullet train with Jenny, my school’s liaison, to Jiangshan, the city I will be teaching at. Jenny... Continue Reading →
I've been a fan of the Disney Princesses ever since I was young, I mean who isn't?! Out of all the princesses though, Mulan is my fave. Mainly because she's a badass for saving all of China, but also because she's Chinese, which so am I!! Or at least that's where I was adopted from...... Continue Reading →
We’ve all heard the phrase: Let’s turn this house into a home! Often times that means doing things such as personalizing where you live with furniture, photographs, and decorations. It means creating memories at this one spot that you come to at the end of a long day of work or school! As my big... Continue Reading →
Recently, some of my friends have found themselves at a crossroads. They have graduated college, some with an undergrad degree, others with a master’s. However, while they have the degree and are applying to jobs left and right, there is still hesitation. Why doesn’t anyone want to hire me? Have I chosen to work in... Continue Reading →
As my time working for AMVNX comes to an end, there are several realizations that I have made. I have narrowed them down to three distinct, but very important ones. Some are related to my work, others are a result of personal experiences over the past 9 months. However, all of them deserve to be... Continue Reading →
"They hate us cause they ain't us."
A short story of anticipation, reminiscing, and the reemergence of a relationship between a daughter and her father.