“Why can’t you be a part of our family?” my mom yelled at me. “Well Kelsey’s parents let her go wherever she wants! They don’t over-protect her like you do.” I screamed back. My dad and brother sat at the dinner table as my mom and I ping-ponged our arguments. “I never got to study… Read More Storytime: I’m Coming Home
Next year (Jan 2019), my grandpa is turning 85, and we celebrate both my grandparents at the same time. Wow! I am always happy to see them live a healthy, happy life. To gain another year means more time to spend with family and friends. For the present from the grandchildren, my cousin asked me… Read More Nice to Meet You, Grandma
My mom turns 60 this year! Omg. I cannot believe it, because she has always seemed ageless to me. This year as a gift to my mom and dad, I bought them and myself tickets to Yosemites as well as a promised itinerary. No fuss, no stress. I will plan everything and they just show… Read More 60th Birthday Presents
Hi all, I am really excited to share with you my experience at my first Indian wedding. I was really lucky to be part of the bridal party, which made me so happy because Parita and I are long-standing friends (22 years!!!). Her wedding was 3 days long. I only attended Friday evening and all… Read More Parita’s Wedding
I’m wide awake. That’s so typical. I’ve always been resistant to time zone changes. It’s 10 PM in Shanghai, China. All my classmates, except for my best friend, Derek is asleep. Drained and exhausted, they are the normal ones and pass out. My body screams, “It’s 10 AM in Chicago, you can’t fall asleep even… Read More Storytime: Where’s the Feather Ball?