This year, I’m thankful to still be working, at least for now. I’m thankful that my parents, my sister and her family, DP, his parents, his sisters, and their families are all healthy. And I’m thankful that our cat SMQ turned 14 this year and still tears it up like a kitten. I’m also thankfulContinue reading “Thankful”

From Tragedy, a Bittersweet Reunion

Today, I’m writing from the heart rather than my stomach: When she was only 3 years old, my aunt Wan Ying was separated from her family.  During World War II, my grandparents fled unrest in their home of Rangoon, Burma (a.k.a. Myanmar) by temporarily returning to my grandfather’s home village, just outside the Guangzhou, China. Continue reading “From Tragedy, a Bittersweet Reunion”