This morning I came across an article in the SF Chronicle that I simply had to share with you all. Perfect for a GC post and a GC opinion! Oakland museum cancels Palestinian kids’ war art – SF Chronicle Israelis’ vs Palestinians! What a great way to have readers immediately take a side before…… Continue reading Palestinian Kid’s War Art Cancelled
I wanted to write a brief blurb on the state of the economy, the job situations specifically in the three cities I know best about. If you read the news you know that things are not going very well for people in their prime earning years (my age). We all read the news and…… Continue reading The Economy: San Francisco, Japan, Ho Chi Minh City
Just read a great piece from the San Francisco Chronicle called “Diary of a Sex Slave” . It details how the young woman got in trouble financially in Korea, thought she was going to the USA to work in a hostess bar and found herself in the sex trade. Just wanted to write down my…… Continue reading Asian Prostitute and Being Human
Selecting my usual nightly Netflix documentary I came across this documentary and I couldn’t help but draw a few parallels even though they are currently not as severe. This is a documentary about the Japanese/American internment during WWII. It is a dark period of US history that most people are not very familiar with. In…… Continue reading Japanese Internment, Asians, Integration and Muslim Congressional Hearings
The truth is, it makes no difference where you live or what things you have in order to make one happy. It is simply a state of mind. As I mentioned in the beginning of this post, a majority of people will let life determine how they are going to think and what their mindset is going to be. Again, my question is why would we let these external forces control us? Why would we not want to make a conscious decision to be happy and enjoy life no matter what the circumstances?