May Braverman

Events Local Culture Spring Festival The Linden Centre The Linden Commons Travel

Spring Festival 2019: Year of the Pig!

January 25, 2019

xin nian
新 年
Chinese New Year
(Sourced from internet)
xin chun dao chu jie hao
New Year is coming,
jia jia hu hu dou re nao
And each household is bustling.
tie chun lian fang bian…

Travel Two PiA's in a Pod

An Amateur’s Take on Hiking in Yunnan

January 24, 2019

“I want to go home. I want to be in my bed. If I hadn’t come I would be in bed right now. I shouldn’t have come, why did…

History Travel

Brian Linden on The Art of Travel

November 21, 2018

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal”
–Paulo Coelho
Travel should be inspirational; it should challenge one’s beliefs and make one modest upon realizing how different the…

Education The Linden Commons

Be A Traveler, Not a Tourist: Presidio Knolls School at the Linden Centre

November 10, 2018

PKS is a growing bilingual elementary and middle school based in San Francisco that emphasizes practical and realistic use of Chinese language, as opposed to having students memorize 100…

Architecture Education

The Linden Education Centre: Yang Zhuo Ran’s Home

November 3, 2018

Welcome to the Linden Centre: Yang Zhuo Ran Campus!
Brian and Jeanee Linden originally established The Linden Centre with the goal of creating a place for international cultural exchange and…