First time in Shanghai

I was informed that my language skills and technical prowess were requested for a business trip to China. It was my first time to China and I was excited at the prospect. While there isn’t much that I did outside of work, we did eat delightful food the nights we were there with some sightseeing […]

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Knight’s Steakhouse

The first time I heard about Knight’s steakhouse was from a friend who treated himself after a particularly long night of research. Kevin suggested treating me to a dinner at Knight’s in Ann Arbor last year for my birthday. I declined. We recently decided to go get dinner one night, and he suggested steak. I […]

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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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2017 is here

I think everyone can agree 2016 has been a shitty year. It has been relentless, and even in the last few days it has caused a lot of sorrow. But mankind perseveres, and despite all the heartbreak we chose to focus on the good, celebrate, and try to make the best of a lousy year. I […]

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