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NWAW’s April must-reads: laughs in honor of moms

Here are my latest book recommendations for the Northwest Asian Weekly: NWAW’s April must-reads: laughs in honor of moms “My Mom is a Fob” By Teresa Wu and Serena Wu Penguin Group, 2011 For Asian Americans, the term “fob” is not new. If anything, it’s commonly used to refer to those moments we have that […]

My birthday celebrations (in pictures)

My birthday celebrations (in pictures)

My birthday was Wednesday (March 17, AKA St. Patrick’s Day). I turned 24 and am now officially in my mid-twenties. Here are some pictures of my extended celebrations!

Chipping Away at the Old Block (Part II)

Continued post from yesterday. The image of her working behind the counter of a public library or being the owner of a used bookstore wasn’t difficult for her to imagine. She’d always found comfort in being surrounded by the written word—ever since the days back in grade school when her parents tried to make her […]

Chipping Away at the Old Block (Part I)

Note: I wrote this more than a year ago for a class but still pretty applicable in some ways. She stared at the computer screen. The light tap, tap, tap of the keyboard filled the room as she watched the cursor fly across the opened Microsoft Word document. Unfortunately, it flew in the wrong direction—to […]

It’s all about proximity

Four’s not necessarily a bad number. It’s just a matter of how close together they are or if they overlap. -Me

New Half-Blood Prince commercial

It’s been awhile since I’ve visited Mugglenet, so I decided to stop by today. And lo and behold, I found great news! The first Half-Blood Prince commercial has aired! Enjoy! “Oh, to be young. To feel love’s keen sting.” Ah Dumbledore, you’re so right.

It just figures

Growing up in the land of perpetual rain (or at least around it), you’d expect a girl like me to know better than to keep my car windows open under the threat of showers. And for the most part I do. Back home, I’d only been caught with my windows down (not my pants, or I […]