This is probably the 18th time a stranger came up to me to ask, “Excuse me, may I ask if you’re Korean OR Japanese?” Seriously, the vast options they generously offered make me wonder if there is really a peculiar branch of knowledge on ethnic identification that I’m unaware of.
This is totally unexpected and exciting – a fellow blogger, Crocs Are Awful, has recently nominated my blog for The Sunshine Award of 2012. http://crocsareawful.wordpress.com/2012/12/29/the-sunshine-award/ My blog has been nothing more than a fledgling personal journal. It started as an attempt to keep those teeny-tiny scribbles somewhat organized and trackable. Surprisingly, people
On this New Year’s Day, folks, I have news to share: after all the twists and turns, I learned that on Dec 21, 2012, my work visa was. officially. approved! A friend used to call the hot potato “a matter of life or death” – those who have heard the life