Archive | November 2010

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Dinner, driving and my dad

It’s often said that kids say the darndest things. And while that’s true, I’ve got to say grown ups — especially my parents — have their moments as well. I’ve already paid tribute to both my mom and my dad, but here’s another moment for my dad: Tonight, my parents and I went to dinner at P.F. Chang’s China […]

NWAW’s November must-reads

Here are my monthly book recommendations for Northwest Asian Weekly. NWAW’s November must-reads “The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya” By Nagaru Tanigawa Little, Brown Books, 2010 This third installment of the Haruhi series is a collection of four short stories chronicling our beloved SOS Brigade members and their efforts to “Save the World by Overloading it […]

My Thanksgiving post

My Thanksgiving post

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so getting in the spirit of the holiday, I’ve decided to do a “What I’m thankful for” post. But rather than discussing how I’m thankful for my family, friends, etc. (all of which I am so thankful for), I’ve decided to talk about what I’m thankful for as a […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1: A Review (SPOILERS GALORE!)

For more than a year, Harry Potter fans have been patiently waiting for the second-to-last cinematic installment of the series. Now that it’s here, millions worldwide have piled into theaters since Friday morning and will be throughout the upcoming weeks to join the trio as they seek the remaining horcruxes holding pieces of Lord Voldemort‘s […]

The beginning of a VERY HARRY WEEK!!

So, I just bought my tickets for the Nov. 19, 12:05  a.m. showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I and I am SO EXCITED!!! I’ve also got my movie-ly (each movie) t-shirt from Hot Topic. I’ve got to say I am really digging the shirts they’ve got out now. They’re a lot […]

NWAW’s must reads: Page-turners about an overachiever, a Washington apple, and a North Korean spy

Here are my latest book recommendations for the Northwest Asian Weekly. I somehow missed them on my last search. Happy reading! NWAW’s must reads: Page-turners about an overachiever, a Washington apple, and a North Korean spy “Good Enough” By Paula Yoo HarperTeen, 2008 Meet Patti Yoon. She’s a Korean American, a high school senior, a […]

Another two-fer…my latest stories for NW Asian Weekly

Here’s the first story: Set up shop in the ID, get months of free rent With the recent economic downturn, many businesses are closing down and property owners are hard pressed to find new tenants to occupy their storefronts. Chinatown and the International District are no different, but a few local organizations are teaming up […]