“The lovable weirdo with a heart of gold.” That’s perhaps the most endearing veiled compliment I’ve ever received. Advertisements
16 years ago you left me the train wreck that is my life. it’s not been easy. it just is what it is.
basic characteristics of a suitable man to date, according to my godbrother: educated stable career of the appropriate age range not bat shit crazy
it’s been a weird summer. a long-short summer. of course, summer has been over for a while. but as i am on the other side of the world, where summer is still very real, i feel i can still talk about it. after japan, i spent some time working at an archiving job in which […]
when i was younger, after a reprimand or lesson of some sort, my grandma used to tell me, “you have to learn how to be a person.” that would be the most direct translation of the chinese. what she meant, of course, was that one has to know how to behave properly, how to treat […]
the weather is cooler and the days are shorter. winter is looming on the horizon. i know. i know. i think winter is looming even when it’s june. but it truly looms now. i also have a cold. i watched oldboy with some friends two nights ago. the final scene caught me unexpectedly. it was […]
last week, as i was driving to the freeway in the midst of traffic, i saw something that caught my eye. far above the gas station, i saw a flock of birds flying in sync, round and round in a circle. i was mesmerized. it was a small flock, and they went round and round. […]