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Triple A

Asian. Adoptee. Actor.

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Mom and Me

When I was a kid, I thought a lot about my mom. Not as I knew her – the woman who watched my ballet classes and made a lot of casseroles and got her Masters in Social Work and sewed my winter formal dress – but who she was as a kid. When she was like me. […]

Into the 14-year-old Wild

C jr has elected to celebrate her birthday in the wilderness and brought two friends eager to experience piercingly clean air. There has been a bit of hiking, some hatcheting of kindling, some axe-ing of wood, and hill climbing. The kids blow on the fire. The dog watches through one eye, exhausted from attention. C […]


When my husband and I got married, we weren’t thinking clearly. That Christmas, we woke up on an air mattress in his sister’s living room in Ohio, and I turned to him and said, “Want to get married?” He blinked, and nodded. We’d discussed marriage previously, from multiple vantage points. Both of us have been […]

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