Down But Not Broken

| July 4, 2013

Our friends were kind enough to lend us a rain stick for my play last month. A young student had made it for her teacher, our friend. His wife was delivering it to me at school when her children and a friend accidentally broke it in two. She suggested that we could tape up on [...]

12 Years Ago Today

| June 18, 2012

Twelve years ago today, a white steel framed tent sat in the back yard of my father-in-law’s home. It sheltered part of our wedding party that day… on Father’s Day in fact. It now sits in our driveway, probably to our neighbors’ dismay, tattered and frayed. In my garden, there is still the remnants of [...]

Standing at the Gateway of Life and Death

| April 16, 2012

My husband’s maternal grandfather was said to have only days to live as he had not drank or eaten for some time. My husband decided to go visit him in midweek. After we announced it to the children at dinner, Clayon (7) asked if he could go too. Cameron and I said we would talk [...]

Guitar Dreams

| January 15, 2012

Six years ago, when Cameron and I moved into this raggedy old house with a drafty old garage, Cameron told me then that he had always wanted to build his own guitar. He finished it just last week. I thought he was crazy. That was also one of the reasons why I love him so [...]

Wedding Vows

| June 22, 2010

Cameron and I remarried after 10 years of marriage and birth of three boys. On June 18, 2010, we exchanged new vows we wrote to each other in front of our dear friends… Cameron: If not for me, Min Yi, you would most certainly be loved by the masses. As it is, my heart channels [...]