Archive | January 2012

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What WILL you eat?

What WILL you eat?

Disclaimer: Before I begin, I would like to say that I am writing this post under duress. My friend and editor at the Northwest Asian Weekly, Stacy Nguyen, got on my case earlier about how I haven’t exactly stuck with the one-post-per-week resolution I made earlier this month. With that in mind, here is my latest post — three […]

Seattle’s winter wonderland, 2012

Seattle’s winter wonderland, 2012

With a snow storm closing down the greater Puget Sound region all week, I’ve decided to feature all my snow-related posts on my blog. Click through the slider to read more! It’s no secret that the Pacific Northwest pretty much comes to a standstill when it snows and this week’s storm is no different. All […]

New year, new look

New year, new look

In addition to starting afresh with a new resolution for the new year, I’ve decided to go for a new look as well for my blog. As you can see, it is A LOT different from the old look. This theme, Nuntius, has a lot of cool features that allow me to select which posts […]

I’m grown…when does the “up” happen?

I’m grown…when does the “up” happen?

Since before I was born, our house has been filled with kids in addition to me and my sister. My mom is the ultimate stay-at-home mom, becoming an “auntie” to just about everyone’s children within our neighborhood and circle of family friends. As the years have passed, those first kids have grown up and some […]

Stories about artists — NWAW’s monthly must-reads

Here are my book recommendations for the Northwest Asian Weekly this month: “Drawing from Memory” By Allen Say Scholastic Press, 2011 From the time he was a young boy growing up in Japan, Allen Say knew he wanted to be a cartoonist. Inspired by comic books, he drew what he saw, what he imagined, and […]

Sammi Says: 2011 in review

Something I thought I’d share with the blogosphere: The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,600 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips […]