Visiting the Parents

It’s been about 3 months since my parents permanently moved up north, and I decided it was high time to visit them. One of the shared interests we have is food, and so they took me to Traverse City where they had discovered a cute, little restaurant – The Cooks’ House. The restaurant is basically […]

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Tiffany graduated College!

    Not very much happened this week on my front, but cousin Tiffany graduated college! I am quite proud of her. In my opinion, she’s definitely the smartest out of us. #smartestcousin. It’s crazy that she’s already got a job and in the working world. I still remember when she came to visit the […]

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Taiwan Business Trip

  After my business in China was concluded, I was off to Taipei to visit (and help) at our Taiwan branch. It was quite an ordeal going from a freezing tundra (12F) to a tropical climate (75F). I was lucky to have brought a few t-shirts, or else I may have needed to buy new […]

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A visit from Katrina!

Not much going on this past week. I’m excited I got Ed Sheeran tickets for September though!   Katrina came home for the weekend since her birthday is coming up. So we went to Dim Sum with the family to pre-celebrate. It’s nice when she gets a chance to come back since she’s so busy […]

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Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Year of the Fire Rooster. January 28th, 2017 marks the Lunar New Year. It’s a very important holiday in Chinese culture and I feel like I actually know very little about it. Friday I headed to my parent’s house to celebrate with family. During dinner I learned a few things about why certain foods are served at dinner during New Year’s and some other cultural history. For instance, the reason we eat Tofu (豆腐) is because it sounds similar to 多福.Which means more luck. I need to start writing some of this knowledge down or I may forget, oh wait, that’s this.

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Thanksgiving 2016

This year’s Thanksgiving was pretty eventful. Started with the turkey trot, then went to dinner with parents, and finished with a party on Saturday. Sarah was back in town, along with a lot of other people so we had a great get together. The morning of Thanksgiving, we headed to downtown Detroit to participate in […]

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