China dim sum report

Our China culinary adventure began in the southern region with four dim sum brunches and two dim sum dinners over eight days. When we completed our 30-day odyssey, we had an even 10 dim sums literally under our belts, thanks to my daughter Regan’s avid research. While many meals were memorable in both good ways (Dadong … More China dim sum report

Top 10 China highlights

Our 30-day odyssey across China exceeded our expectations as we hiked, biked, flew, cruised and ate our way across 14 cities from June 20-July 20. Here, in reverse order, are the top 10 of oh-so-many amazing experiences. No. 10: Shanghai Disney’s Pirates of Caribbean ride and Star Wars pavilion Disney’s newest park was just three weeks … More Top 10 China highlights

Reunion magic: Family intersections and crossroads

Chapter three of three Uncle Fong finally stopped playing lumberjack at about age 90. Short and spry like a jack rabbit, he had tackled handyman jobs all his life, from dripping faucets to erratic outlets, cluttered gutters to unruly trees. His energy was matched only by his self-confidence, often to the dismay of his two … More Reunion magic: Family intersections and crossroads