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A close shave with American attitudes
Do you remember Art Linkletter?
I do. I came to this country more than 60 years ago, in the good old days of America, days that
4 weeks ago
Zero tolerance policy — and me
At times, I seem to be among the children taken from their families at the border. I hear my own cries joining theirs, desperate and helpless.
5 months ago
When the chef is better off ordering Chinese take-out
When Mrs. Smithson asked me to cook them "an authentic Chinese dinner," I couldn't say no. How could I tell them that I was almost 23 but had never learned to boil water?
2 years ago
Defending my respectable, simple, impossible name
In terms of name recognition, Liu is almost unequaled. It identifies millions of souls, none
3 years ago
Cold milk, hot water, and overcoming intercultural horror
“Civilization is the custom you know.” In other words, customs and what constitutes civilized behavior are not absolute like
Love, marriage, and a deadbeat turkey
Some cynic once said love is a seed catalogue with beautiful photos of blooming flowers, while marriage is your own back yard, chock full
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