Category Archives: Memoir

A Special Radio (NaBloPoMo Day 2)

My daughter loves to sing. When she was 7 or 8, whenever we took a road trip, she would sing her heart out from the backseat. Sometime she would take requests from us. I wasn’t good in remembering names of … Continue reading

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NaMo and A Bike Story

Every year toward the end of October, I get excited, not because of Halloween, but because NaNoWriMo is around the corner. National Novel Writing Month (often shortened to NaNoWriMo /ˈnænoʊ ˈraɪmoʊ/), is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes … Continue reading

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What I should have said…

A couple of years ago, my nephew Jason introduced google photo to me. After trying it for 5 minutes, I gave up. This year, again, Jason created a google photo album to share our family gathering photos. Seeing how much … Continue reading

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A Little Thought – 2017 Week 4

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. — Leonardo da Vinci. Many of us walked to this spot to take pictures. When we got there, for a couple of seconds, we forgot what we were supposed to do. That silence … Continue reading

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A Dream – 2

Four days after I posted A Dream, my brother Shao passed away. He died around 5 am on Saturday morning. I had planned to visit him on that day; he left before I got there. The day before Shao passed … Continue reading

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A Dream

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the year of Monkey. Wish all of you have a healthy, happy monkey year. Jan. 2nd, the day after Chinese New Year, is my brother S’s birthday. I called him this morning, wishing him a … Continue reading

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I made wontons this morning. I was, actually, hungry for dumplings. However, it would take more time/work to make dumplings since I prefer homemade wrappers. Store-bought wonton wrappers, on the other hand, taste all right for me. When I was … Continue reading

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