By Wayne Chan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “…they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” —Martin Luther King Jr. With the current rise of violence against Asian Americans, I keep going back to this famous quote by Dr. King. The first time I heard that famous […]
As the flame grew, I stretched out my legs under the table, leaned back, and without saying a word, anyone observing could see that I was pretty proud of myself. I could see the headlines: Man conquers the elements.
Apparently, vanity has no limits. Unfortunately, this is what I’ve discovered about myself.
The Ip Man movie series has been entertaining moviegoers and pushed Donnie Yen to super stardom.
“If you’re feeling stressed, give Ally a hug.”
By Wayne Chan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY If you believe my wife Maya or son Tyler, apparently I have a lousy memory. How do I know that? Well, probably because they keep saying things like, “You can never remember anything!” I can understand why they’d think that way. There are a few Italian restaurants that we […]
Tyler: “Dad,” holding up a pen. “Do you need this anymore?”
Me: “No, go ahead,” I replied.
I have a strong marriage. I can prove it, too.How’s that, you say? How can I possibly know with complete certainty that my wife Maya and I are built to last?
The problem is, I know how I feel about my parents. I miss them every single day. I miss my Dad’s goofy jokes. I miss how my Mom reminds me to wear a jacket when it’s 83 degrees outside. I miss how they make me feel…no matter what was happening in our lives, I always felt safe. My parents were always there. They always kept me safe.
By Wayne ChanNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY File this under: non-earth shattering news. I’m just about to head home after a two week-long journey to Hong Kong, Taipei, and Phuket. It’s been a great trip where I got to visit with friends and family, and sample food from different parts of the globe. But there’s been something […]