Happy New Year! According to one legend, Pig overslept on the day of the Jade Emperor’s party, and thus was the twelfth and last to arrive. Perhaps that explains my brother’s proclivity for sleeping in. On the other hand, my mom insists that since it is the year of the pig, all pigs will bring […]Read more "Happy Chinese New Year 2019"
i do not want to have youto fill the empty parts of mei want to be full on my owni want to be so completei could light a whole cityand theni want to have youcause the two of us combinedcould set it on fire Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey I read Milk and Honey on a flight […]Read more "Fire"
The first place that Dane and I ever talked about visiting was New Orleans. Four years and just under 20 countries later, we finally made it. Seriously, we flew around the world before we made it to NOLA. It was glorious. Rich food, incredible musicians, charming architecture, what’s not to love? Things I learned/recommendations in […]Read more "Please don’t stop the music"
Dear Dad, I am truly sorry for costing you years of eggplant dishes. I could chalk it up to being young and not knowing any better, and at the time I honestly thought I didn’t like eggplant. It’s still not right, however, that every time mom served an eggplant dish, I would whine and grumble […]Read more "(Currently) Favorite Eggplant Dish"
It was a trip in which I rediscover just how stunningly wonderful good friends are and the importance of quality time. It’s a truth I’ve always known, but one that I delight in recognizing time and time again. I visited Denver this past weekend to meet some wonderful ladies who have, in recent years, moved […]Read more "Denver Dazzled"
Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but […]Read more "Mood"