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Wrenching

Finally got around to watching Twelve Years a Slave, which I had on my to-do list but didn’t actually want to watch for a long time because I knew it would be difficult to watch the scenes of torture and … Continue reading

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Here

The first time I got a student visa, terrorists brought down the World Trade Center five days before I started university. I immigrated on an IR1 (spouse of a US citizen) visa on Monday and the federal government promptly shut … Continue reading

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Who run the world

I’d like to write a story for an action movie that goes like this… Three young women go off for a beach holiday, a well-deserved break from being up-and-coming professionals in unusual fields: one is a public policy researcher, another … Continue reading

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Legoland Malaysia Lytro pix!

My family (sans B-Boy because he had to work) went to Legoland Malaysia. I’ve been skeptical of it in the past, but my teenage cousin from Los Angeles said it’s better than Legoland California, which I liked very much despite … Continue reading

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Trogdor the Burninator

My parents and the Mouse (recently finished her Master’s and is going to be a Teach for Malaysia fellow) are down in Singapore for a visit so we had dinner together with our cousins Judoka and Spiderman, and my housemate … Continue reading

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Bintan by Bike: getting there

“Hi, I called yesterday and made a reservation. Can you give me directions to Ocean Bay please? I’m cycling from Tanjung Pinang.” “You go out of the ferry terminal, go left, and straight all the way.” Considering Pantai Trikora is … Continue reading

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