Hungering for Hunger

Imagine this: you’re in China. The humidity slathers every inch of exposed skin in sweat. Your host relatives place a bowl of steamy jiaozi in front of you and insist that you consume more. You weren’t even hungry for the generous breakfast they served you two hours ago but you politely pick up a dumpling, … More Hungering for Hunger

How (Not) To Talk

Disclaimer: The title may imply that I have mastered the art of conversation. I have not. I only know what not to do and how to pretend that everything is fine. Please enjoy the non-comprehensive list below. #1: Don’t bring up random topics in group settings People will look at you funny. You’re “socializing” at … More How (Not) To Talk