I started blogging in 2008. Here’s my journey.

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What I learned from a year of celibacy

September 21, 2017

Okay. I just need to write this post and be done with it. You might remember that last September, I vowed to devote myself to — well, to me. I […]

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Dads never really die

Dads never really die

June 12, 2017

When I was 19, my 70-year-old dad passed on from this world. But since I believe that dads never really die, my relationship with him keeps growing. And we’re finally […]

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Know the history Chinese immigrant women

The historic trauma of Asian American women, since Day 1

March 5, 2017

Did you know that a ban on Chinese immigrant women created America’s first immigration laws? Discovering this forgotten historical moment left me appalled by the suffering of the ancestors. They […]

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Taipei: Finding my cultural roots

January 18, 2017

With this post, I wrap up my epic, month-long Asian vacation. The final stop had a mission: finding my cultural roots in Taipei, Taiwan. I spent four fascinating days in the capitol […]

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Vote for Hillary & save America from cheating White boys

November 7, 2016

More than once, I’ve been involved with men who cheated on me. More than once, I stayed too long and loved too much. There’s a lot of women out there […]

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How my Asian mom made me nuts: a love story

July 16, 2016

Mothers get blamed for everything. So if you want to know why I turned out this way, just look at my mom. She was a diva in denial who did […]

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Open letter to Chinese American moms #blacklivesmatter

July 10, 2016

If you’re reading this and you’re not Chinese, American or Mom, please stay — and welcome! You are essential to the conversation too. It’s just that I feel a need […]

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