joni | September 27, 2015
Tonight is Mid-Autumn Festival, which is also called the Mooncake Festival. It’s probably my most favorite Chinese holiday because I love mooncakes! And then let’s add poetry to the mix.
joni | June 9, 2015
One of the things I like about living in Brooklyn is stumbling into places like this: (More pictures on FB.)
joni | December 8, 2014
The dropping temperature had me craving for champorado. And also because friend J posted a picture of one she recently had on FB. I had never tried making champorado but I have warm and fuzzy memories of my Gramma making us some for merienda especially on cold and rainy days back when I was a [...]
joni | August 22, 2014
It felt like I hadn’t been out in the sun in ages so today, I decided to go for a walk to the library. And guess what, there’s some sort of fair going on on our block! It was still early so many of the stalls hadn’t opened yet but it looked like it will [...]
joni | April 15, 2014
We had a small dinner celebration afterwards. There was so much food!! Have you checked out We made it official! (Part 1-city clerk office) and We made it official! (Part 2-Gramma’s) yet? Special shout out to Colin for being our main photographer. Check out and like his Facebook photography page.
joni | April 13, 2014
We proceeded to Gramma’s for some traditional Chinese (Cantonese?) wedding rituals. (Click on individual pictures for better viewing.) Have you checked out We made it official (Part 1-City Clerk Office) yet? You should. Part 3-Dinner with family soon! Special shout out to Colin for being our main photographer. Check out and like his Facebook [...]
joni | April 10, 2014
And here are the pictures to prove it! (Click on the individual pictures for better viewing.) Watch out for We made it official! Part 2-Gramma’s and Part 3-Dinner with family! Special shout out to Colin for being our main photographer. Check out and like his Facebook photography page.
joni | October 16, 2013
Oh it’s cold! One good thing about the cold weather is I get to wear what I like to call my “fall fashion.” So all covered up, we set out to look for some food. On our way, we came upon a bike-renting service. Since we hadn’t been good about eating our veggies [...]
joni | August 6, 2013
Here are some pictures from my talk at the Rotary Club meeting. So um, if you want me to speak at your event, you know what to do. Ha!