Uncle called and said, “Sean’s visiting New York. You still remember him, right?” “Of course,” I said. But the caveat was, if he still looked like what I remembered, I’d be pretty concerned. It had been a while. It was great to meet up again. Kind of like making a new friend, kind of not.
This is the 11th Chinese New Year since we moved to the States. I realized that the more I grow up, the more it strikes me as a saddening holiday. Perhaps it’s because I’m in New York? Back in Virginia, sometimes it was hard to remember there were any cultures outside the White/Christian norm; but
I have the awesomest advisees. Alison and David dropped by today with two bags of Christmas (or Holiday, if we shall stay p.c.) presents. One was a box of Godiva truffles. The other was – cracking me up for the longest time – a Wall-E toy. To be exact, a “Dance N’ Tap Wall-E with Wacky
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
Nearly four years ago I wrote a blog post with this title, and it was about getting my “dream” job offer. This time around, it’s actually what you might think it is. Here’s a very subtle picture: The photo journey of a stone:
Ariel + Chee Seng, Dennis + Anita all visited me (or rather, New York) this weekend. It’s pretty awesome having part of the family hangout here. The last picture is to demonstrate how we’re a skinny family that can together fit on one bench outside of that dinky tako yaki shop.