1: THE BEGINNING | Huang Qiong came to the United States in January 2010 to do a one year internship at Rockwell Farms in Rockwell, NC. She came to visit another country and to learn about life in the United States.
2: Rockwell Farms Rockwell, North Carolina
3: Work at Rockwell Farms was hard but rewarding. Huang Qiong lived with roommates from China and Brazil and made new friends from the United States and well as other countries.
4: A Rockwell Farms employee named Michael seemed to be around quite often. | Charlotte Checkers Hockey, Charlotte, NC | April, 2010
5: There was time for travel between the busy growing and shipping seasons at Rockwell Farms. | Wrightsville Beach, NC | Kennedy Space Center Cape Canaveral Florida | Disney World Orlando, Florida | Universal Studios Orlando, Florida
6: Soon it was apparent that Huang Qiong and Michael had become virtually inseparable. | NBA's Charlotte Bobcats Game | Lazy 5 Ranch Mooresville, NC
8: Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, NC
9: Ben Kweller/Barenaked Ladies Concert at the NC Music Factory | Counting Crows Concert
10: Huang Qiong and Michael spent the year together traveling and spending time with friends
11: Raleigh, North Carolina January, 2011
12: Atlanta, Georgia | Charlotte, NC
13: Charlotte, NC
14: HALLOWEEN! October 2010
15: Linville Falls and West Jefferson in the North Carolina Mountains May 2010
16: In November 2010 they visited | ARIZONA | Phoenix | Grand Canyon
17: C A L I F O R N I A | Pacific Ocean, San Diego | Los Angeles | Hollywood | Sequoia National Park | San Diego | and
18: Back in the North Carolina mountains, it snowed! | January 2011
19: NFL's Carolina Panthers Game, Charlotte | Isle of Palms, South Carolina | Salisbury, NC | Bank of America Headquarters, Charlotte | December 2010 | October 2010
20: Tillman Bridge near Hoover Dam, Nevada | Charleston, SC | New York, New York Casino Las Vegas Nevada | November 2010 | Thanksgiving Dinner 2010
21: Huang Qiong with Mr. and Mrs. Hartley, Michael's parents. | The year flew by and it was time for Huang Qiong to fulfill her two year duty to the country of China. She and Michael vowed to stay together. | December 2010
22: Saying goodbye was hard! | Rockwell Farms farewell party January 2011 Salisbury, NC
23: AND SHE LEFT............ | Sequoia National Park, CA | October 2010
24: Michael booked his ticket to China the next month. In July 2011 he came to her. | Together again if only for a month. | Pu'er, Yunnan
25: They traveled.... | Meili Xue Shan, Yunnan
26: Tiger Leaping George
28: Michael met Huang Qiong's friends...
29: and family.
31: Michael could not stay away; he came again in December/January 2011-2012 | Old Tea Horse Road, Pu'er Yunnan December 2011
32: Meizi Lake Scenic Spot, Pu'er Yunnan January 2012
33: The visits came to an end too soon, but this story was just beginning. To be continued...