Monthly Archives: September 2011

Flowers for a Chinese Wedding

One of the most pleasant times during my recent visit to Beijing was spending a few hours with my new daughter-in-law, Yan Zhang, at the shop of Meng Yali, Wedding Planner and Flower Decorator. Tea was sipped, time passed slowly, … Continue reading

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A Chinese Touch for Your Garden

Last week at this time, I was spending the day with my just-married son, Alex Miller, and new daughter-in-law, Yan Zhang, in the Panjiayuan Antiques Market in Beijing’s Chaoyang District. It was the unwinding-day after their big wedding bash, and … Continue reading

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On the High Line

The Empire State Building was the star of the show Sunday morning on the High Line. Although most visitors seemed much more interested in the new architecture (“You can look right into their bedroom!”) than the plants, the plants in … Continue reading

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