Shit that Lao people (or at least my folks) like to say

I have dropped some breadcrumbs, post after post, about how crazy my extended family is and how their madness may very likely be connected to the fact that they are Lao. I am aware that it is a racist statement but still…I let you be the judge after you finish reading this post. Also everything writtenContinue reading “Shit that Lao people (or at least my folks) like to say”

‘Ask Away Friday’ with Vanilla Housewife

Very different post for this Friday, folks! I have been ‘dialoguing’ with the  hilarious Jhanis of Fascinations of a Vanilla Housewife for a while now. She lives in the Philippines; I live in New York.  Similar stuff crack us up so when she asked me to take part in an Ask Away Friday, I said: ‘Yeah, let’s doContinue reading “‘Ask Away Friday’ with Vanilla Housewife”

Letter to teenage redlipstickgirl

Come on girls Do you believe in love? ‘Cause I got something to say about it And it goes something like this Madonna A fun and moving letter by Jhanis to her 7 year old self and this beautiful response from Stephen Fry to a letter 16 year-old Stephen wrote to his future self inspiredContinue reading “Letter to teenage redlipstickgirl”

Activist Mama: Dear Boy Scouts of America

Here’s a copy of the email I sent to Boy Scouts of America. Dear Boy Scouts of America I never write directly to organizations to lobby for stuff. I am more than happy to give a monthly small gift to good causes or sign online petitions but writing? Nope. Never done it. I decided toContinue reading “Activist Mama: Dear Boy Scouts of America”