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Help support my sister in the Boston Marathon and the Ron Burton Training Village!

Help support my sister in the Boston Marathon and the Ron Burton Training Village!

While I like to stay active with my hot yoga, Zumba and “running” on the elliptical, the one type of exercise I am really not a fan of is normal running. On the ground, pavement, treadmill, you name it, I hate it and I’ve always hated it — even (or maybe especially) when I was a gymnast. So I […]

Stories about unique API families — NWAW’s monthly must-reads

Here are my latest book recommendations for Northwest Asian Weekly: “Terroryaki!” By Jennifer K. Chung 3-Day Books, 2011 Daisy Wang’s older sister Samantha is getting married in three months, but things don’t look too promising as their Taiwanese parents are still shunning Sam’s white fiancé Patrick. As a means of escape from the pre-wedding drama […]

‘You look ridiculous. I look exquisite…’

‘You look ridiculous. I look exquisite…’

…said the guy dressed as Wario, the evil arch nemesis of Mario from the popular Nintendo series, to the girl with red construction paper dots all over her white Toadstool helmet.

Conan vs. Da Peng

This is one of the reasons I love Conan O’Brien and team. They aren’t afraid to be silly or make fools of themselves but they also aren’t afraid to call people out for whatever reason. This back-and-forth exchange between the two comedians reminded me of a feud Conan had with another public figure and it makes […]