Working at a wolf sanctuary became part of my identity. Leaving the pack was harder than I expected.
But who decides what’s common knowledge?
An example of the just-world phenomenon: If anyone found out, they would think I deserved it. When it’s the girl who gets hurt, they always do.
Mowing the lawn is a frivolous act.
Guy was released shortly after he was detained. His parents did their best to keep everything quiet. But already the rumors had begun.
Why do we need measuring sticks like college and marriage and leaving home to track our worth?
Toward my “Japanese Barbie,” I felt mostly indifferent.
Women of a certain age are still largely left out of our narratives—or else, she’s a very particular type of middle-aged woman.
Ambiguity in fiction, when done well, is not an escape hatch for the noncommittal writer. It’s an articulation of something otherwise impossible to articulate.
When it comes to food prep, I have to be honest with myself about what I’m capable of—and, more importantly, what I’m not.
For me, the real litmus test of fluency has always been: Can I use this language to convince a native speaker that I exist?
In that way, lullabies are like a language of their own.
When I developed nerve problems in my hands, so much of what we do in the kitchen was suddenly inaccessible to me.
“In Cantonese,” my mother says, “love isn’t so frivolous.”
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