My Fourth Anniversary

Dear *Hill*, Here’s a short note to you. When I left home 4 years ago, I also left a big part of my heart there. When I first moved here, I was still a “child” (not literally), far from independent. The thought of moving to a new strange place was intimidating but after awhile everything…

Chinese Tea For Health (Red Date Tea)

In the Chinese tradition, a healthy and rosy complexion is only possible when you have enough blood in your system. When I hit puberty, my mom started making me two types of drink and soup, a very bitter medicinal soup called Eight Treasure Tonic (Pat Chan Tong) and Red Dates Tea. Though I hated the…