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The Spirit Catches Me And I Fall Down: My Story of Shame, Spiritualism and Recovery

Written Anonymously Reflections of Fear I remember one very early winter morning, I was sleeping alone in the basement living room. The laundry door opened, and out gnarled a crawling … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Needing a New, New Year Hangover Cure?

Happy New Years Eve! With tons of drinking, partying and celebrating the coming 2014 New Years tonight, people are getting ready to stay up late to watch the countdown, but … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clearing Out the Bombs of Laos

By: Julie Thao In 1964, during the Vietnam War, the United States began a nine-year bombing campaign titled “Operation Barrel Roll”. This campaign dropped 260 million cluster bombs in Laos, more … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Davyn Rae: My Filipino-American Experience on becoming a Transgender Woman

My story is really different from most transgender people in my opinion, because my parents are so accepting of it. I’m a first generation Filipino-American immigrant. Both sides were able … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Survival Guide to Dining, Etiquette and Manners

How I Survived the Formal Society of the Thai and Lao As a child, I grew up in a very formal setting. I was taught to sit down, sit still, … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

MSG in the Asian Community

By: Julie Thao Is there a silent killer in the Asian kitchen? Many Asian families will have in their cupboards, a stash or the world-renowned flavor enhancer, MSG. Commonly added into … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Vietnamese Food You Must Try!

By: Matt Thao When people think of Vietnamese restaurant, they think of Phở or the Vietnamese sandwich, Bánh mì. It’s like “Hey, let’s go get phở” or “Let’s pack up some Vietnamese … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments