Posted in July 2012

Professional Courtesy

A couple days last week, I wasn’t feeling well.  I had a low-grade fever and shaking chills.  My body ached liked I had gotten run over by a truck. My husband the astute diagnostician examined me and pointed out an expanding red spot on the top of my foot, “Looks like you got bit by … Continue reading

(Re)Learning Chinese

This morning, I was writing a card for my almost-90-year-old grandfather who lives in Taiwan. I just wanted to write something straight forward and heartfelt, like “I miss you and wish you could meet your great-grandchildren.” Of course, I was struggling over whether to write it in English and have my relatives read it to … Continue reading

The Parent Dating Game

I met my one-and-only true love when I was 16 years old.  Except for a few minor hiccups, we had a fairy-tale romance and got married 9 years later.  So you could basically say that when it comes to dating, I am…socially inexperienced and inept. I’ve found that now that I am a parent, making … Continue reading