By Sophia Yee, painter I took these pictures recently at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord Mass. it’s a very beautiful place: the sunset, sunrise, birds, wild flowers, ducks, herons and so on.
By Eric Kester, author of That Book About Harvard My fellow 5th Grade-icans, I am not running for class president because I have a bigger baseball card collection than the other candidates — which I do — but because I am a patriot and I love my class in a totally non-cootie related way. We […]
By John Tsou, photographer I have been taking pictures of performances of local Chinese art and music groups for years. On July 27, 2012, I found myself at Lexington Town Hall Auditorium, taking pictures of talented students performers from China. They were the Chinese Culture Land – Talented Juvenile Troupe, that toured Canada and US […]
By A Proud Father In Chinese custom, one hundred days after the baby’s birth, relatives and friends will send gifts such as clothes, pants, necklace, bracelets for wrists and ankles, tiger shoes, hats for the baby. This is an important day for the baby because one hundred days after birth celebration represents the wish that […]
By Julia Hsu Low, Watertown, Massachusetts One summer day in July 2011, while waiting at a traffic light on Memorial Drive along the Charles River towards Boston Mass., I noticed the car in front of me with a New Hampshire license plate bearing the state motto: Live Free or Die. Family, friends and contributors to […]
By Yu-Chi Larry Ho, Gordon McKay Professor of Systems Engineering, Emeritus, Harvard University (From 1961 to 2001, Porf. Ho taught at School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University. One of his proudest achievements is the total of 50 students who received Ph.D. degrees from Harvard as a result of his one-on-one style teaching. This […]
By Chad Pen Lowe, bostonese.com columnist “You need the 入藏函（Letter to Enter Tibet）”, the tour bureau representative told me, after examining my USA passport. I couldn’t believe it. I was on my way to Tibet and was stopping by in Zhengzhou, a city in central China. “Could you double-check?”, I asked earnestly, hoping it was […]
By Tom Gee，Translated by Nancy Lamb Fray 羊 城 秋 思 一 九 八 五 穆 穆 黄 花 墓，巍 巍 镇 海 楼。 云 涛 生 碧 树，船 舰 断 江 流。 城 廓 变 今 古，人 民 有 乐 忧 ， 一 轮 珠 海 月，几 度 汉 时 秋。 Thoughts of Guangzhou […]
By A Proud Father I took most of these pictures of my daughter Yuanyuan on June 4. She was just 40-day-old, and woke up for longer duration now. The three pictures of her foot were shot in the hospital when she was just days old.
By Mingwei Li, photographer Lotus flower has a special place in Chinese culture. An old Chinese saying states “it may have come from muddy water, but the lotus flower is so beautiful and pure.” It’s also one of the holiest symbols in Buddhism. I took these pictures in a small pond north of Boston in […]