July 3, 2015

DOWN SOUTH | The Mountain, the Sea (Father Essay)

It was rare, he said, to find the seedling. He surfaced from the banana groves with it in hand. He had the soiled roots in his right while supporting the […]
June 15, 2015

DOWN SOUTH | A Travel Manifesto (Or the Problem with Labeling)

On my pad’s door, inches above the knob, was a small Philippine map I ripped out from a travel diary. I marked the places I have been. I paused and […]
June 8, 2015
braving stereotypesed

OUR SKIN DIARY: Braving Stereotypes

About what you wrote, it was something I’ve been looking for for the past months. I’ve read tons of similar write-ups but none have captured the shame and belittling that […]
June 4, 2015

OUR SKIN DIARY: We Are also Invincible

Hello, I just read your article about your responses to being dark-skinned etc. My wife was born with dark skin as she is a Filipina Jamaican, born and educated in manila. Forty years […]
June 4, 2015
Austin summary

To Austin with Weirdness and Sumptuousness

Blog Post Type: Summary of a City Guide Austin is a Texas city branded as weird that should stay weird. For some, this tagline might strike as something excessive, superficial, […]
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