I realized a couple days ago that I haven’t seen a sunset in a while. What was even more startling was realizing that I probably won’t be seeing any sunsets for a while. I gave birth to my son earlier this year, right as governments realized that the pandemic wasn’t, as the President claimed, going […]Read More Sunsets
These are my brothers. We hang out. We have a good time. We look alike. Our favorite pastime is sending awkwardly close-up selfies to each other in group texts. The one on the left is older. The one on the right is younger. I’m the oldest. The youngest just turned 21. So they came to […]Read More O Brother, Where Art Thou?
This is Skylar. She’s my niece. To clarify, she is not one of my brothers’ children. Rather, she is one of my cousins’ children. If you ask her, she will tell you that she is four years old. She will also let you know that her favorite color is pink. Sometimes. Other times, it’s purple. […]Read More Littles
How does one enjoy a free trip home in late-October courtesy of a work trip to the nation’s capital? Go for a hike with the parentals and shoot lots of photos of the East Coast in all its fall glory, of course! And what a glorious day it was. The sky was blue, the waters […]Read More Trailing Into Autumn: Sauntering along the Billy Goat Trail
Snow! Snow snow snow! In true California-style, I am a self-admitted weakling afraid of cold. Snow is painful now. Especially blizzards such as the one I encountered in Maryland. Thank goodness for heaters and double paned windows. I am also way overdue for a post. Lots of movement has been churning up my life lately, […]Read More Winter Wonderland
I may be somewhat biased— okay, I’m definitely biased— but my parents are the cutest parents on the face of the planet. Day -2: I am thankful for my parents There isn’t enough I can say about my parents to express my gratitude for them raising and loving and caring for me. Where does one […]Read More (T-Minus 2) A Thankful Ten Days Before Christmas: Mama and Papa Yang
Once upon a time, many years ago, when my brothers and I went to the beach for a family vacation, I was lying on the beach, sunbathing, when all of a sudden, I felt cold ocean water being dumped on my back. A pair of voices appeared. “It’s a BEACHED WHALE! Hurry! We need to […]Read More (T-Minus 4) A Thankful Ten Days Before Christmas: Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum