Good Morning and Good Night

It was a simple text, on a random drowsy Monday morning. “I read the photo album you made, I teared up a little bit…”My best friend in Beijing told me that, and then I found myself smiling to my phone like a silly person in the office. The idea of shipping a hand-crafted album all…

The Scent of June

Blocking the dazzling sunshine pouring on my face, I was wondering if there is a special scent of each month, the month of June would be either fervent or refreshing, or the mixture or alternation of the two. The scent of a hot summer day was mingled with the willow twigs, waving in the warm…

Dream in the Blossoms

If you ask me what’s my favorite season in DC, I would say that I absolutely fell in love with the spring. There is something special about it that people couldn’t find one single reason to hate it…Bustled toward the night class on the noisy street in Chinatown, I was surprised by the sudden warmth of…

The Whole World in a Polka Dot

If there is a room that I want to forever stay, I would choose Yayoi Kusama’s infinity room. I would love to throw away all the tedious things and the fear I’ve been carrying, and take a deep breath, staring at the little lights shimmering. Stepping in this infinity room with mirrors on every single…

In a Destined Rush

Have you ever thought about what kind of person you defined yourself and you really are? Those sparkling or hidden details are buried inside of a person’s mind, waiting to be arose at one important moment of life. If I stepped back, and thought back the times with a pair of fresh eyes, I would…

Those Seized Moments

All of a sudden I was awaken from my dream and found myself lying in the darkness. For a minute I thought that I was lingering on my bed at Beijing’s home, but realized that I am already back in D.C. At that moment, I was in my small apartment, resumed the alone, bittersweet, escaped,…