I am not tracking this conversation. Someone, a man I think, sold a cigarette – no, took a charette. Sitting with my family, a common communal activity and likely the primary setting to any and all stories I may share, is arduous sometimes. Yes, because it’s too hot to be socializing in 90+ degree weather,…

some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts

From my travels to and interactions within different countries, I am reminded that the outside world doesn’t necessarily picture a short (sassy, loud-mouthed) Asian girl woman when they think of a “typical American.” What I’ve also discovered is that this “typical American” is a dying minority as the criteria now is relatively fluid. For the vast…