Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, was one of our office holiday party’s most quickly stolen White Elephant gifts and the first book on Barack Obama’s best of 2018… Read more “become /bəˈkəm/, v.”
familiar /fəˈmilyər/, adj.
René Magritte was one of those artists that I learned about through pure chance. When my English teacher in junior year of high school retired, she let… Read more “familiar /fəˈmilyər/, adj.”
Asian /ˈāZHən/, adj.
The term “Asian August” has been going around social media recently, and I am here for it. In the past four weeks, I’ve watched more Asian/Asian American-centered… Read more “Asian /ˈāZHən/, adj.”
fusion /ˈfyo͞oZHən/, adj.
I discovered Third Culture Bakery’s infamous mochi muffin back in 2015 during a visit to Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar. Although my description at the time might… Read more “fusion /ˈfyo͞oZHən/, adj.”
touch /təCH/, n., v.
The other night, before Candle Boy embarked on a two-week trip to London and Paris (without me), I’d asked him for some extra cuddle time, to stock up… Read more “touch /təCH/, n., v.”
for /fôr/, prep.
For many, the holiday season calls for the return of traditions or the forming of new ones, oftentimes structured around food and meals to be shared with… Read more “for /fôr/, prep.”
home /hōm/, n.
Growing up, I had very little appreciation for intensely Chinese flavors. I didn’t like the earthy flavor of shiitake mushrooms, my nose wrinkled at Taiwanese stinky tofu,… Read more “home /hōm/, n.”
reality /rēˈalədē/, n.
My close friends are probably sick of hearing me say this, but I’ll say it again for the people who haven’t heard it yet: “If you haven’t watched Master… Read more “reality /rēˈalədē/, n.”
Single By 30
Perhaps this is something I’ve only begun doing or noticing recently, but it’s not uncommon for me to think of one of Wong Fu Productions’ many videos when… Read more “Single By 30”
This week’s blog post is coming a couple days late, but given the timing of things, I felt more comfortable sharing this after the 15-year anniversary of 9/11.… Read more “Overdose”