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Roses for Magdalena (a novel)

5 Sams
They were all hanging at Hopper’s apartment watching the basketball game.

Lito was an action movie brought to life. Whenever he and the five sams would get together to play cards or watch a game on tv, there was always a fight that… 11,435 more words

Bad Mom, Good Mom, and Burnt Toast

In the glass door of the studio, I could see the ghost image of my reflection staring back at me as I huffed through a series of triceps curls during a Pilates boot camp class. 1,218 more words

Breast Cancer

Language Barriers

This video brought me to tears in a public place because their remorse as Asian Americans is something I have seen affect many of my peers throughout my life. 719 more words


Family, Patriotism & Sacrifice

May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and May 8th is the 71st anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day).  If there ever was a good opportunity to talk about a Japanese-American family’s experience during World War II, it would be right now, in this blog post. 574 more words

World War II

Giving Zero F*cks: On My Asexuality

A friend emailed me a couple months ago and asked if I would participate in a revamped version of Eve Ensler’s the Vagina Monologues that she planned on hosting. 970 more words


Asian American Heritage Month

Who am I?

I am a first generation Chinese American.

I am a writer and photographer.

I am a dreamer who chases after her dreams. 14 more words


New novel (updated): Unravel (formerly Tulsi)

As mentioned, I am working on a new novel, the title of which I’ve changed. Its former name was Tulsi. Now, I am calling it “Unravel.” 422 more words