Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pearl Cream

I knew I was getting old when I no longer thought it embarrassing to be carded but rather complimentary. As an Asian who looked 8 when officially 21, I remember having to pull out my I.D. all throughout my 20’s. … Continue reading

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Shedd 101

Things I learned going to free days at the Shedd Aquarium last week: 1) Getting there early helps, but it’s still crazy when school is out. Every 5 minutes you are there past opening time, you are pushed back 5 … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of Love

I already mentioned how one of the many things I appreciate about my dear mother is that she instilled in me a deep love for reading. Because I love it so, it has been something that I’ve wanted to pass … Continue reading

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Cheese Curls!

Yesterday, the boys asked for cheese curls for a snack. I try to keep relatively healthy foods for the kids in the house. Don’t worry, I’m human. And cruel. I’ll still buy my favorite Salt & Vinegar Kettle Chips and … Continue reading

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Home

It’s just a house. I know. But it’s my home. Not really. Nothing is really yours. There are worse things that can happen. Cancer. A child with cancer. No one is going to feel sorry for us. I know. It’s … Continue reading

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June

Makes me think of how my mom (Choon) constantly had to explain her name pronunciation to people she just met, “like June except with a Ch.” Brings fresh summer produce, so sweet, so cheap, so yummy. Ends Mike’s leave. His … Continue reading

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ROAR

During clown shoes, poop watches and lost teeth, there have been more solemn things at hand. They aren’t as fun to write about and I suppose the same is true in terms of reading about them. We are still on … Continue reading

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