I am introducing a new series on my blog. This series focuses on a piece addressing the question of “why I do not” do something. It is not written as ridicule of character for anyone who reads it or to whom it is most adjacent in experiences, but criticism of myself and lessons learned. Continue reading “Series: Why I Do Not – In Between Spaces (Introduction)”
While I went through my individual blog posts to figure out which ones I wanted to categorize under my essays section, and site news section, I have also taken the time to edit a couple of my personal essays. I have updated them with either a postscript to add clarity or update the post, or I have modified the essay itself to add some clarity on topics requiring more nuance. Below are some of the particular posts. Continue reading “Updates: September 4, 2019”
Asian Garden Mall in Westminster, California.
July 2, 2019. I stepped out of the terminal of the John Wayne Airport, having a glimpse of Santa Ana for the first time in thirteen years. I hardly recognized it, yet it felt familiar still. My uncle (once removed) waited for me, as did my Grand Aunt, or “Auntie” as my mother called her. We walked out of the airport, my hand in hers. Continue reading “Visiting California: Call to Home – To Stand With Family”