Diaper dilemma

Identity is a big umbrella term, yet I believe we form and maintain it with our day-to-day choices. I’m currently in the middle of a diaper dilemma, one which I feel tugging at how I answer, “What kind of person am I?” Originally K and I planned on using cloth diapers, but then I read … More Diaper dilemma

Civic school

Michelle Obama was in Denver a few weeks ago and I was fortunate enough to make it to her speaking engagement. She was as kind, intelligent, and humorous as I’d seen her represented in some of my favorite videos of the past several years. One of the things she talked about was getting real and … More Civic school

Pop culture perpetuation of stereotypes still here! New and improved? You decide!

So, Miss Saigon ads are all over my insta and fb feeds ever since I Googled “Miss Saigon” for an essay I was working on, about pop culture’s role in the perpetuation of over-sexualized stereotypes of Asian and Asian American women. I find this frustrating. One, it’s a reminder that some algorithm is hard at … More Pop culture perpetuation of stereotypes still here! New and improved? You decide!

Support the activists in Hawaii who care about the land and its people

During a recent trip to Hawaii with my family, I found serenity while snorkeling above two sea turtles. I found soul nourishment when I stood in the middle of a bamboo forest and the wind and bamboo stalks spoke to me. I found joy while jumping waves in the Pacific. You know what I didn’t … More Support the activists in Hawaii who care about the land and its people