28 Dec 2011

Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China: Being a Minor Celebrity

I always thought I would make a good celebrity.

I’m all about people fawning all over me in public and telling me I’m pretty.

I can sign a mean autograph.

And, while I’ve never personally experienced the lap of luxury, I’m pretty sure I’d be a natural at sitting in it.

Despite my obvious […]

25 Dec 2011

Introducing the New Unbrave Girl: Now with 100% More Sparkle

Merry Christmas*, y’all.

Now I know that we said that we wouldn’t be getting each other presents this year. (We said that, right? Or at least I know I said that.)

But I got you something anyway!

Ta-da!

(Okay, if you’re reading this blog post on an RSS reader thingie or in an email, […]

23 Dec 2011

Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China: My New Bathrobe

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here in Wuxi.

Christmas wreaths and glittery Santa Claus wall decorations have popped up in the shops and restaurants around town.

The big grocery stores have been blaring Christmas songs in English for the past month.  (And, seeing as I’m usually the only native English speaker […]

18 Dec 2011

Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China: Old Timey Villages

You may be surprised to know this, but growing up I was kind of a nerd.

I know.

It’s like I’ve come so far, right? You probably would have never guessed I used to be a big dork given my mad karaoke skills and my bad ass fashion sense.

I mean, I still […]

7 Dec 2011

Introducing My New Blog Series: Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China

Welcome to my new blog series: Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China.

Or SIRKOLAMLIC for short, if you will.

Actually, no. You will not. Don’t say that. Ever. It just sounds bad. And possibly contagious.

You might think this new little series is for you. You know, so […]