This past weekend brought me back to Dallas for my baby sis' first dance team competition, in which she proved to be more talented than I ever was. Quite honestly, her Russian leap made my inner thighs sore just watching it. We indulged in a Sunday morning exploring Deep Ellum, my personal district of choice when I'm in the mood to feed my craving for aesthetically…
I was raised by two Chinese American immigrants who came to America in search of a better place to start a family. Part of the appeal was the American Dream: that the reward for pursuing your passions was a full and boundless life. In America, it was (and still is) a place where children were taught from an early age to follow their dreams- here, practicality does not…
As I desperately sprinted off the night-before calories, I scanned the room of fellow gym goers around me, wondering whom of which were here as some inspired last minute attempt to redeem everyone's favorite New Year's Resolution: to work out more. It's curious to me why of all goals exercise is the most popular- but then I realized it's probably one of the easier accomplished scapegoats for…
I'm Joanne: Student by day, blogger by mid-afternoon. Dallas native, Austin transplant. Welcome to my humble abode.
February 14, 2017
By Joanne Xu