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Are those your kids: Introduction

Welcome to my blog! My name is Diedre. My name is pronounced Day-dra. I’m often told that my name is spelled wrong. Then I give the history lesson on my name.  486 more words

Motherhood

State of Wonder--Ann Patchett (Audio Book)

Books are like foods–some are empty calories, some are starchy, and some are just plain fine eating.  State of Wonder is reading gourmet.  

The first chapter of Ann Patchett’s book is a study in excellent writing.   743 more words

What Are You?


I’ve been told that we live in a post racist society
so I decided to not teach my son
what it meant to be a color he did not see when he stared in the mirror… 440 more words

Poetry

TRGGR Radio 6.1.2012 - Harmonie's First Solo Show!


After months of working in the studio along side Chris and Rec the newest member of the TRGGRadio family Harmonie, has officially produced and hosted her first solo episode of TRGGRadio this past Friday. 301 more words

Activism

Review: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky



The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
By Heidi Durrow
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Paperback, 9781616200152, January 2011, 278pp.)

The Short of It:

A tragic tale of a motherless girl and her struggle to come to terms with who she is. 465 more words

Book Review

Hapa Essay: Forgetting

I’m currently going through all of my old pieces I wrote for Discover Nikkei because I am working on a book proposal about growing up with a Hapa identity. 905 more words

Hapa

Italy + Cambodia = ???

Growing up biracial means a lot of different things for different people. For me, part of it was always having to explain that no I don’t eat cats and I eat more then just Spaghetti and Meatballs. 222 more words

Cambodian