Do You Bike with A Raincoat?

bike with raincoat

I rode my bicycle to school when I grew up. Whenever it rained, I put on my raincoat — not exactly a coat, more like a big tarp with a hole where my head can get out — and still biked to school. Many people wore this kind, too. It protected me very well under “tarp”, I never really got wet wearing it.

Asian Art Museum in San Francisco

asian art museum

China has such a long history that we have a great deal of museums on our ancient culture and artifacts, and I’ve visited so many. However, I was not aware how other Asian countries evolved at the time China was evolving from dynasty to dynasty. Therefore, the Asian Art Museum exhibition was such a great eye opener for me, and I was so happy to have a landscape view on arts from all these Asian countries.

Duan Wu Festival

duan wu festival

“Duan Wu Festival” (or the Dragon Boat Festival), the fifth day of the May in the Lunar calendar, is a important Chinese holiday. It is for remembering a politician and great poet Qu Yuan, who lived in Chu Guo Country, more than 2000 years ago.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

terra cotta warriors and horses

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses is a very famous tourism spot in Xi’an, China. They are real-life-size clay figures buried with Qin Emperor, the first empire of the ancient China. It’s a masterpiece from more than 2000 years ago and one of the Eight Wonders of the World.

Chinese Calligraphy

chinese calligraphy

As my parents get close to retirement, they’re looking for things that they can do in their spare time. One of the things they’ve found is Chinese Calligraphy.