By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In this season of gratitude, I’d like to try something revolutionary. Call it my personal exploration. It’s challenging and fun for me and, perhaps, for you as well. But it makes sense to take a break from what you normally do. I know my list might piss off some […]
Confession: I stole an idea from Time Magazine, and it has benefited the Northwest Asian Weekly ever since.
Several months ago, when candidate Sam Cho’s name was mentioned, people likely responded, “Sam who?”
The Burke Museum celebrated its grand opening in October with a new building. On its opening day, I was there, searching for my favorite pieces.
Some of you couldn’t care less about voting. Most people evoke common principles such as “voting is your civic duty.” Exercise your right and role in democracy. What if I elicit some compelling reasons for you to act?
Are we crazy if we celebrate failures? Most Asian Americans don’t tell you what’s wrong with their family or themselves. The last thing they want to share is their failures in school, marriage, job, or business for fear of losing face.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “You have nice skin, what cosmetics brand do you use?” many women asked me. Well, ladies, that’s the wrong question to ask. You should focus on what we put in our body. We are what we eat. The other reason is, I have stories to share that cosmetics can […]
What is cool about being bicultural? I have the best of both Chinese and Western worlds, especially healthy foods.
A mid-autumn party invitation arrived. It stated, “Dress Code: Chinese Style Preferred.” While some female guests are dying for the opportunity, I am just the opposite.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Seahawks’ home opener on Sept. 8 reminded me that I was there recently at CenturyLink Field on a bright summer day, meeting some of its giants, literally and figuratively. I’m not kidding. When I stood next to them, I was like an eager snail, trying to push my […]