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Full Circle

When I was in college, a couple of friends and I tutored a Hmong family twice a week in English. We came to know them fairly well, and I ended up serving as the maid-of-honor in their niece’s arranged marriage. 167 more words


I’m in California! I was so excited to be in California because family is here and I’ll have an abundance of places to get fabrics and such. 126 more words

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Excerpt, Ch. 3 by Anne Fadiman

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When Lisa was about three months old, her older sister Yer slammed the front door of the Lees’ apartment. 4,444 more words


Hill tribe trekking

Sapa is breathtaking: a small city clinging to the mountainside with panoramic views of the surrounding steeply terraced slopes. Sapa, and the surrounding Lao Cai province, is home to many hill tribes and the best way to explore the region is by trekking with a local guide. 987 more words


A Visit to Pike Place Market's Flower Farm

If you’ve frequented Seattle’s Pike Place Market, chances are you’ve observed the wonderful array of flowers that are sold at the historic market, or maybe you’ve even bought a bouquet from one of the many vendors. 474 more words