I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


In praise of the suburbs, or, why I’m never moving back to NYC

February 18, 2013

I never thought I’d lived to see the day when anyone would call my life in the suburbs a hot trend. But that’s what The New York Times is saying, […]

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5 reasons why “Beasts of the Southern Wild” inspires me as a parent — & daughter

January 14, 2013

I saw “Beasts of the Southern Wild” with my daughter and it had us both sobbing. We will probably weep again since I’ve ordered a copy of it on Amazon.com — […]

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Write your own fortune by living in the moment

November 29, 2012

This has been a crazy year of changes and adjustments. The good news is that I have not only survived but flourished. Going forward, I am increasingly convinced that we […]

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Four tips for believing in yourself

October 4, 2012

I just learned an important lesson tonight about respecting my own creativity. You know how I’ve been wanting to write a book? Well, I set up an impossibly crazy deadline […]

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Social media impact on personal life

September 3, 2012

Every once in a while, I’ll see a cartoon in The New Yorker that makes me stop — and stare at myself. That’s the power of a doodle that’s worth […]

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“Supercapitalist:” a super film project

August 12, 2012

For those of you with unfulfilled dreams, meet Derek Ting. With one film credit and a handful of bit TV parts to his name, he could’ve been just another struggling […]

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Building my brand as the The Good Asian

July 31, 2012

It’s done! Welcome to my redesigned blog. Thanks to your help, I’ve got a new logo and theme blurb that might work. I’m also on a mission to self-publish a […]

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