Post-grad

Not-So-Surprising Truths About Parents

For one reason or another, I’ve been reflecting on my parents a lot lately. As a newly-minted graduate, my penetration of the proverbial real world went pretty well. 99.8% of the credit for the smooth transition goes to my mother and father (with credit for the other .2% going to $1 coronas on Thursdays). I […]

On “Moving On”

On “Moving On”

Above my bed hangs a tapestry, silk-screened from the repository of platitudes that sit waiting in any self-respecting Asian fusion warehouse. Sold in the China Pavillion at Epcot’s World Showcase, I passed on buying the highly Americanized “ancient Buddhist” relic during my senior trip, only to regret it when we returned to life in high […]