Tag Archives: China

The Forbidden City Comes To Richmond

East meets West in grand style in Richmond for the next few months. Our Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is hosting the Forbidden City exhibit and it’s a jaw-dropper. I was invited to a private tour of the exhibit yesterday (how about … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Tiger Mother

It’s almost reflexive to explain away any deficits in meeting commitments by dragging out the old chestnut, “I’ve just been so busy!” And usually you’ll get the understanding nod of the head in response, “Oh yes, I understand, isn’t it … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

In a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that means On Top! On a trip to the Chinese province of Yunnan, we were on top of the world. Or so it felt at the highest point we were … Continue reading

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