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Earlier today I was listening in to an Instagram Live conversation about Zaretta Hammond’s levels of culture. This sparked interactions about how BIPOC have often been conditioned to do things that go against their own culture so that they can fit in. In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, here is a short list of some […]

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Today’s slice is inspired by this book: Saturday evening, Hoff and Vivian went on a date to see the Ukrainian “ethnic chaos” band, DakhaBrakha. Oh, that’s good!No, that’s bad! When they got to the theater there was a long line wrapped around the block and only 15 minutes until show time. A man barked, “It […]

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The musical Rent was in town for its 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour last week. My sisters and I, admitted RENT-heads, had to get tickets, of course. This is a tradition we’ve had for as long as it’s been coming to Los Angeles. Whenever possible we’ve tried to see it together. There was that one year […]

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It’s spring break! This morning we ventured about 20 miles from the resort where we’re staying to have breakfast at the Flora Farms restaurant in San Jose del Cabo. It was a beautiful venue surrounded by the verdant gardens popping with the yellows and pinks of sunflowers and jamaica. The food was delicious and the […]

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“It’s a hellscape.” That’s what I usually answer when people ask me about Twitter. Because it is…except when it’s not. You know how social media works. Somehow Big Brother sees who you’re friends with and next thing you know they’re sending their friends’ and friends of friends’ content across your feed. Sometime in 2020, a […]

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Congrats to all my fellow slicers–we made it to day 31! Now if you thought you’d come here and get thanks from me, you’re wrong. I already thanked you on Day 1, remember? In all seriousness, I have been filled with gratitude each and every day of this challenge by the generosity and kindness of […]

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Yesterday I got a handwritten thank you note in my mailbox at home from a principal I work with. It was sent with a postage stamp and everything! While it was just a short message of gratitude, it meant the world to me to know that she put in the effort to write the words […]

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Anyone watching the show Severance on Apple TV+? How would I describe it? Fascinating, weird, unsettling, quirky, compelling, thought-provoking… Here’s the description from the show page:Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a […]