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A Night with Jason George from Grey's Anatomy

Ten years ago, I was suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea, and I “slept” about 16 hours a day in my aunt and uncle’s basement in Carnation, Washington–a little town just outside of Seattle. 532 more words

I’m Not Confused: Identifying as Mixed Race

This piece, originally published on the Mixed Roots Stories blog, is the last in a series of pieces I wrote as Guest Blogger for the website. 504 more words

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Beige Baby Doll Bedlam

When mulling over toys for my daughter, I must admit baby dolls hadn’t figured highly on my list. At least not until Eva’s eyes alighted on a friend’s doll during a recent Windsor outing (Yes, the… 1,310 more words

Identity, Representation and Writing

Identity is a weird thing, I’ve spoken about my sexual ID and mentioned my neurodiverse brain. I’ve never spoken about my ethnicity except to say that I’m mixed. 1,128 more words

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How An Anxiety Disorder Shaped My Mixed Race Experience 

This piece, originally published on the Mixed Roots Stories blog, is the second in a series of pieces I wrote as Guest Blogger for the website. 846 more words

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You can't take it out of your head

In my last blog, I wrote about taking my daughter to Rwanda, wondering how it might change her, in terms of her awareness of race and racism. 751 more words

Interview with Jee Yoon Lee's "Writing Like an Asian"

Most days I feel like a mess, other days I know I’m an educator, a wife, a mom, a hiker, a home cook and gardener, but I love the days when I can call myself a “Writer” and thanks to… 187 more words

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