• Animals,  People

    Innocence

    My kids were playing with caterpillars. The caterpillars were their pets. The caterpillars died. My kids cleaned two spots on the ground. My kids buried the caterpillars. My kids said a little prayer. It was a sad,…

  • Motherhood,  People

    Unregrettably Good

    It’s been so long since I’ve typed out this mommy life. Writing here almost seems foreign and new again. Who will read this? I don’t know. But I’m itching to write. Life happened, but my memory has…

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    Events,  People

    Lunar New Year / Tet Festival

    This Saturday is the Lunar New Year. For Vietnamese people, like my husband, it is the start of the Tet Festival. According to VietnamOnline.com: “Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most…

  • People

    Merry Christmas

    I’m just jumping in to say a quick greeting… To you and yours, Have A Very Merry Christmas and A Beautiful New Year! May you get all you wanted and more, including lots of love and hugs.…

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    People,  Wordless Wednesday

    Peaceful Colors

    Nowadays, it’s rare for me to see my three oldest children getting along, while doing the same activity. So you can bet that I took pictures when I saw them peacefully coloring together the other day. Although…

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    People,  Wordless Wednesday

    Play Outside

    The backyard in my parents’ house is unique. If you compared it to the rest of the neighborhood, it would stick out like a thumb. This backyard looks like it belongs in the country. There’s no manicured…