Lunar New Year 2022

Photo by Checan27_ on Pexels.com Greetings! Today is Lunar New Year, a holiday that is celebrate not only in Chinese culture, but also in Vietnamese, Thai, Filipino, and other East/Southeast Asian countries in the world. The date falls on February 1st this year, but it changes every year depending on the Lunar calendar. I already …

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5 Asian Stereotypes I Fulfill (and I’m Proud of Them)

Source: APA.org If you've been following my blog for a while, you probably know that I'm Asian. I am an American of Chinese descent, and I was born and raised in the United States my entire life. I was raised in a Chinese-English bilingual household, where I spoke both languages with my parents. Along with …

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A Favorite Poem (Issue #31)

Hello! Welcome to this month's "A Favorite Poem" issue. This month's a particularly-fresh one, as it's a recently-released poem from Chinese-American poet Anni Liu. Titled "Ars Poetica in a Dream Language," it's an image-loaded, almost sensual, poem that addresses the harmony and tension between two cultures of the individual. Ars Poetica in a Dream Language …

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My Top 10 Favorite Asian YouTubers (APA Heritage Month Edition)

Hello, all! This month (May 2017) marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which is to commemorate the achievements and success of Asian and Pacific Islanders in American history. It is officially recognized on the national level, from organizations like the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration. Considering that I am Asian-American …

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