10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Long-term Partner

I spent most of my pre-married life wondering, “How will I know if someone is THE ONE?” Particularly after I did not, as was promised by my highly misguided youth group, marry my first boyfriend, or my second, or any number of subsequent beaus. (Thank you,...

Book Review: The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

To compare Ken Liu’s The Grace of Kings with Game of Thrones would be so obvious as to be a little lazy on my part. Both are sprawling fantasy epics with dozens of major characters prone to dying with little fanfare. Both fantasy worlds have seven kingdoms with...

Please Just Be Normal

We had noodles for New Year’s, even though that’s technically a tradition for Chinese New Year. I’m not complaining–Dad makes really good beef noodle soup. “Hey guys,” I said about halfway through dinner. “When we go back to...