• Life,  Wander, Wonder, Write

    Quarantine Stories

    We were in Vietnam when the country went into semi-lockdown. For three weeks in April, we hardly left the property. We were allowed to go out for food or medical emergencies, yet preferred to stay quarantined. I was quite anxious…

  • Life,  Wander, Wonder, Write

    Roommate

    I may have led you to believe that D and I moved into an unoccupied apartment. The truth is that the absent master of the house has left his roommate behind. It’s an exceptionally well-behaved roommate who doesn’t make a…

  • Life

    2018 — New Year’s Wish

    Be it hope, happiness, healthcare, or a heart, I wish 2018 will bring everyone what they need most in life. My main dream for the new year is for more and more girls to understand the patriarchal society they are…

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    Coincidence

    How is this for a coincidence? I take a pocket book with me to the US to read while on the road. It’s an old anthology from TriQuarterly—short stories are great for traveling. In the metro I devour Richard Brautigan.…