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


My messy kitchen drawer, with photos: why cleaning at home is good

August 14, 2013

I’m always wondering what to keep and what to discard. Over the years, the issue comes up during changes in everything from career and relationships to personal goals. Letting go […]

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Improving vision naturally with Marc Grossman

April 8, 2013

Note: This post was first published on April 8, 2013 and was updated on Jan. 12, 2024. All the links are working now.  Seeing things clearly can be such an […]

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Recycling is the future

November 5, 2012

What a thrill! After four days without power, the electricity is back. Now that a week has passed since the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, I’m moving on to the new […]

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Rushing around is a bad idea

October 25, 2012

Some lessons are very, very hard for me. But I’m going to surrender to the moment and blog the shortest post ever. If I can truly minimize the word count […]

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My mother, myself

August 30, 2012

So today, I need you to help me write this blog post. I’ll do my part by supplying an iconic image from my childhood. One look and I’ll bet you’ll […]

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Meeting Asian American bloggers in L.A.

August 23, 2012

Ready to try something new? While I don’t think of myself as an Asian-American blogger, the intrepid Betty Ming Liu is flying to an Asian-American bloggers’ convention in Los Angeles. […]

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The best Father’s Day gift for you — if not your dad

June 14, 2012

I wish that thinking about my dad filled with me heart-bursting joy. Instead, he left me with bittersweet memories. But thanks to a really marvelous book, my feelings are now […]

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