All Articles in “personal”

  1. Scorpion Sting and the Chicken Story

    This article is a part in the Cruel Kids, The Animals I Know and How to Neuter a Cow series.

    Scorpion

    I was going to write a paragraph about chickens, but to be honest, chickens have always been somewhat a boring topic to me. So let’s ...continue

  2. The Frogs and the Drum Story

    This article is a part in the Cruel Kids, The Animals I Know and How to Neuter a Cow series.

    Frog

    The drum is a serious object in Asian culture. It’s loud and it’s “official.” Usually, a village has two drums: one for the local ...continue

  3. Cricket Head on a Stick Story

    This article is a part in the Cruel Kids, The Animals I Know and How to Neuter a Cow series.

    Cricket

    Weather-wise, there were probably just two most common types of days from my childhood memories growing up in Việt Nam: scorching hot and torrential rain. People ...continue

  4. Cruel Kids, The Animals I Know and How to Neuter a Cow

    on April 20, 2016 in learning about

    Cow

    Growing up in a bucolic part of southern Việt Nam, I loved waking up to all sort of intriguing sounds like pigs squealing, cows mooing, cow cart wheels on dirt road and people talking loudly to each other.

    You’d love it too if you were ...continue

  5. Thirty & Ba Mươi

    on April 24, 2014 in learning about
    Đọc bài viết này bằng tiếng Việt

    When I was thirty, my daughter turned one and I joined a startup.

    As much as I remember the lack of sleep or the constant struggle to keep a work-life balance, the thing I remember most was how blessed I was to have a such a ...continue