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Flashback Friday: How Bon Iver helped me come to terms with being Hmong

Freshman year of college I wrote a piece about music and identity. Now on the last lap of my college career, I get the chance to look back at a milestone that helped me move on with what I would call “Angry Hmong Girl Syndrome” (a feeling of self-hatred, neglect, and shame due to the inability to answer so many questions about my heritage). 871 more words


Oh, Brother...

Why, hello my dearest readers! I see it’s been a while since I’ve written. My apologies. Quick updates before I start… I have summer break at the moment (so hopefully more time to write!).  1,373 more words

A Bowl Of Life

Sa Pa

Sa Pa is a town in the Hoàng Liên Son Mountains of northwest Vietnam. Popular with trekkers, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley, and is near the 3,143m-tall Fan Si Pan peak, climbable via a steep, multiday guided walk. 38 more words


Sapa & Pu Luong

Bliss is standing ankle deep in a mountain stream.
Bliss is walking through emerald green rice terraces and feeling the wind on your face.
Bliss is having dinner with hill tribes under a dim, swaying light bulb. 53 more words


Read and Learn about the Hmong and Our Culture

To those of you that are interested about Hmong and its culture, here are some books that you can purchase to learn some more about Hmong. 75 more words


Self Publish Book Coming Soon


I’m excited to announce that I will soon be publishing a book, of course it is a self publish book. It seems that many of you are interested in the Hmong culture, so I have decided to revamp one of my fiction writing on my other blog Rose and Pen (roseandpen.wordpress.com) and incorporate some information about Hmong culture/traditional beliefs in it. 218 more words