Molly's Journey to the West

Hello friends, Today is my last day in Portland, OR. It’s bittersweet to leave such a beautiful city. Where else can you find towering Douglas-firs adjacent to exceptional food carts? I...

Hello Friends, I made it to Portland and I’ve been here for almost a week. It’s been great catching up with old friends and exploring new parts of the city. Let’s...

It is official. As of last Wednesday, I am on the road. It feels good to have everything I need in a backpack again. For me, there is nothing better than...

Hello friends, It has been awhile. As you can see in my title, a lot has happened since my hammock camping trip on the Superior Hiking Trail. I’d love to say...

Hello friends, In my last post, I was putzing around on my bicycle and I shared a video I made for my Japan presentation. Well, a lot has happened since then....

Me in a vibrant kimono. If I remember correctly, this kimono signifies a young, single lady ready to be courted. Hello friends, I woke up early today to appreciate the warm...

Last week, Colleen and I went hiking at Westwood Nature Nature. Colleen has now returned to China. I miss her a lot. Hello friends, Spring has come (haru ga kite). I...

Hello friends, It’s almost spring in Minneapolis. Though it is supposed to snow today, I’ve seen geese flying overhead and I spotted my first robin this weekend. I’d like to think...

Hello friends, As I type, I am actually in Chicago: The Windy City! My sister Colleen had to go to the Chicago China Consulate to get her Chinese work-visa and I...

Hello Friends, I have good news. RootsRated has published 11 more articles of mine, all of which you can find at the Minneapolis page. Some of the newer ones include: Perrot...