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Living in Boston, Walking in History

I’ve been living in city of Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, for a little less than five years. While living in this city, I’ve gained an appreciation local history through many valuable experiences…
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Abode of the Clouds

Exploring Meghalaya After almost 3 weeks of non-stop traveling to meet relatives across India, the two of us were yearning for some downtime. That isn’t
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Education
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After Dark (Part 2)

Thinking about the relevance of Halloween in American culture today and the older traditions that it stems from, it makes me consider similar traditions from my own Singaporean Chinese culture…
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After Dark (Part 1)

Halloween is a children’s holiday, but that’s not to say it’s not all enjoyable for people well into their second childhood. It might actually be one of my favorite holidays of the year…
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Travel
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Autumn is in the air

The falling leaves drift by my window … It’s soon November, and fall season has officially begun. Fall is the time of Thanksgiving in the
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Culinary
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My Taste Buds Miss Home

Since I started living away from my parents, I’ve taken to cooking many variations of curry, because it reminds me of home and the ingredients are readily available – the paste is easily…
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Culture
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A New Role

Different person in different context … We just returned from a month-long stay in India. We began to settle back at home in San Jose,
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Education
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School after School

Contrary to popular belief, school does in fact rock, and it is everything else besides the actual learning that makes it so. Having lived in three different cities and studied in four different schools…
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Books that have Paved My Way (Part 2)

As I got older, I began reading more literary fiction. I focused on language and style, and genre fiction took a backseat. But nothing is as exciting, as thought-provoking, as heart-warming, or as funny as the fiction I read while growing up…
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