There is No One Right Way to Live

Sink back into the world view of a child. Through a child’s eyes, everyone lives exactly the way they do. If they grew up poor and hungry, they assume that everyone grows up in a hard life. If they grew up in a divorced household, they assume that all of the other children of the world have divorced parents. Maybe they grew up like me and...

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Why Wasn’t it Me Who Died that Day?

When memories of my brother Dan stream through my head, I become instantly more aware of them. It’s like seeing someone you know in a crowd of people. They stick out to you as if they are somehow lit up. The recognition is immediate and forceful, yet subtle enough you don’t even realize it is happening. Today my thoughts bounce from a joke my...

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Keep Your Asian Fetish and Yellow Fever Away From Me

Google “Asian Women” and you will be provided with a smorgasbord of pictures, videos, and dating sites specifically targeted at guys with an Asian fetish. What is it about us that is so alluring? I had an idea but I searched the internet to find out what the masses had to say. After a couple hours of disturbing images, funny memes...

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5 Types of Quarter-Life Crises

Did the quarter-life crisis exist before our generation? If it did, it was probably not as prominent as it is now. Anyone else get those condescending head shakes and scoffs when you mention it? It really does exist! I believe it stems from the fact that Millennials, unlike our parents and generations before them, we grew up comfortably. When we...

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It’s an Accent! Not Your Excuse to be Rude

“I’m sorry?” the cashier says, clearly annoyed, for what seems like the hundredth time. The agitation on her face is obvious as two Chinese women try to explain their problem in heavily accented English. “THIS. IS. NOT. ON. SALE.” she yells at them loudly and slowly as if they were mentally handicapped, while rolling...

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Millennials – Who are we?

Before I dive into what makes us who we are, let me just say these are just generalizations. Obviously no two people are exactly the same. But growing up in the same time frame and under the same circumstances, makes all Millennials more similar than those born in generations before us. You can claim all you want that this “does not apply to...

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