Just saw the uproar created by Pete Hoekstra over his commercial featuring an Asian woman with broken English. Take a look and then see my comments. https://youtu.be/p6fvey0rdCg The first thing I would like to point out is that this woman is a fake! Being a language student, an English teacher AND having lived for 5…… Continue reading Pete Hoekstra
It is 4:50am. My little boy decided he would not go back to sleep without some comfort around 4:00am and the task fell to me this morning. Now that he is back sound asleep I find myself in a sort of limbo between a dream state and partial consciousness. While deciding what to…… Continue reading I like Filipinos
Woke up to this article today in USA Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’ Sounded like a good topic for this blog and is a choice my own boy will have to make someday so thought I’d do a post. My personal opinion, being a completely white, blond/brownish, blue eyed, half Asian on…… Continue reading Asian college strategy: Don’t check Asian
As I have mentioned before, once you return to your home country the culture shock abates but never seems to disappear completely. I’m not sure if it is because I have changed so much or the culture that I remember has changed. Perhaps it is both.
It’s not because I’m too arrogant to think people might be interested in what I’m reading, but there are some great reporters/ writers out there and just wanted to share some of their thoughts and stories that have enriched me… America’s Dish Detergent Wars The author uses the response of some citizens to the government’s…… Continue reading What I read last week:- the dangers of calling it ‘bullying’, what phosphate ban says about tea-party politics and others