Five years ago, I ate the best turkey of my life. We had moved to Boston for N’s residency. I was adjusting to the new–job, friends, roads. I was a little jealous of N because he had instant friends from being in school, while I was still trying to find friends at work. Halloween was … More Turkey Roast Off
As a ten-year old in a new country, all I wanted was to be part of this new culture and its customs. We arrived in late October 1990; one week before Halloween and all the holiday magic. My first Halloween was confusing and thrilling. We went trick or treating with my cousin which I didn’t … More Plan Assilimilate: Holiday
1. Him: “What’s this?” Me: “A Poem” Him: “But it doesn’t rhyme.” 2. “When I eat something, my shirt eats it too!” 3. Me: “What’s going on in Philippines?” Him: “there was a big ole storm there.” Me: “yeah but what’s going on now?” Him: ” there was a big ole storm there.” 4. “I … More Oh My God! I married a 7th grader!