The North Cascades scenic forests and mountain lakes enticed me to escape from the city a few weekends ago. So why the Cascades? It was only a couple-hours drive from Seattle, where Internet and cell phones are usually unavailable. If you can live without them, it would be a restful haven for you. Imagine how […]
After nearly three decades of living, working and going to school in this country, I finally took the oath of citizenship earlier this year. To my great astonishment, my parents were not far behind. What took us so long? Why had we waited until this past year to apply for citizenship?
Meander through the aisles of your corner bookstore, and you’re bound to come across some intriguing titles. “The Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest,” “The Cancer Lifeline Cookbook,” or how about “Sleeping Bag Yoga”? These books share a common thread beyond just challenging convention. What may not be so apparent is that the person putting out these covers is Asian American.