Category Archive: Childhood

She Cartwheeled Into My Life & Made Me A Superstar

Drawing inspiration from childhood memories. Here’s a goodie. Hope you enjoy. This was published in Age of Empathy on Medium. “At Age of Empathy, we are seeking high-quality creative non-fiction and personal essays.… Continue reading

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How I Became A Superhero Kid: The Cost of Winning

Photo by Keenan Constance on Unsplash. If you’re a writer on Medium, you may be aware that the platform is constantly changing in regards to editorial, staffing, publications, payment, and algorithms. On the recent big changes… Continue reading

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Nature’s Happy Faces: Children will find them before you do

I discovered a wonderful publication called SNAPSHOTS that showcases a wide variety of photographs on Medium. It’s a joyful way to express my creativity with the random Kodak moments I capture in life.… Continue reading

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The Power of White: Undoing white power to embrace my Chinese skin

This article is one of the most difficult stories I’ve written. It talks about the racism I faced as a child growing up in an almost all-white neighbourhood. I don’t know what the… Continue reading

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The Blonde and The Perfect Sandwich: Love at first bite

Published in P.S. I Love You on Medium. Here’s the back story on my experience with this publication as my writing journey on Medium continues. I submitted my first piece to them in… Continue reading

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Red Shorts, Yellow Tube Tops & the Weird Girl Downstairs and how she became my best friend

I started writing this story in 2018, re-read it this year and fell in love with the “characters” all over again. Segments of this story were written in 2009 retrieved from a different… Continue reading

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