Most people think I’m white. But I don’t look white. If you don’t believe me, check out this video where the interviewer calls me white at 2:29 in the video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ63QoyQgmY I'm Chinese-American. However, growing up I never quite felt fully Chinese or American. I was something else—something other. It’s Asian Pacific Heritage Month, and … Continue reading Growing up Asian in a Non-Asian town
Going to the grocery store for organic cucumbers should be boring. But this time was different. After grabbing my perfectly grown, locally sourced, and humanely treated organic cucumbers, I walked up to the checkout line. I gently laid down my produce like newborn baby, and the cashier and I shared a sliver of small talk … Continue reading When shopping for cucumbers in NYC got strange
Failure can sneak up on us and crush us in an instant. It happened to me. I was fired from the only job I’ve been qualified for. And, I spiraled into a dark time of depression. Here’s a piece on my journey.
I struggle with how to engage homeless people. That becomes even more complicated with my son. But, here's a short meditation of an engagement we had with a man while my son and walking in our neighborhood.