Beyond Writing

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Exploring Cultural Heritage

Last week I spent an afternoon enjoying Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California. They had food, hula, and folks from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco ready to answer our artsy-side questions. Heck, they even had the Chinese Lion Dance by Champions Kung Fu of Concord. The … Continue reading

Dear Diary

Dear Diary: I’m not sure whether people use you anymore but I think you still have value. I remember getting one of you when I was little. As a boy I thought, “Diaries are for girls!” and probably put you in a drawer. It wasn’t until many years later that I realized you were a … Continue reading

Back to school

I’ve been researching my family – and those of others – since 2006. I’ve grown to truly enjoy the research and writing that goes along with discovery. Although I never thought that I could make a living doing what I love, it seems there may be a market for it. Nevertheless, it won’t be easy. … Continue reading

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