Category archives: personal

  • BAYAC/OASES AmeriCorps

  • A brief life update from me: I just accepted a position in Oakland Chinatown as a BAYAC AmeriCorps member with OASES, and I'll be working with the QUEST After School Program. Not enough acronyms? The short story is that I will be working at the Oakland Asian Students Educational Services helping to[...]
  • And then there was one

  • Ok. This is admittedly a very silly thing, but I'm ok with that.I monitor my website using Google Analytics, and every so often, I go in to take a peek at the data--all sorts of nifty graphs and charts. Today, I looked at the lifetime map and noticed this one last bastion of uncharted territ[...]
  • 8th Grade

  • it's the end of the semester, and for me, the end of my 8th grade math class! from here on out, i will be pulling kids out of 7th grade math instead of having my own class. for an overwhelmed first-year teacher, this is an extremely rare gift. don't get me wrong-- i love these kids, but i certainly [...]
  • Recycled Air

  • i moved to california and disappeared off the map.i'm blipping back this weekend-- a long weekend in ohio. labor day weekend, shooting a wedding. i figured i'd write a bit of a blurb.-----i've long loved traveling, not only for the opportunity to experience different places, but for that[...]
  • It's Official: California!

  • ever since i spent that summer in berkeley doing my senior thesis, i have wanted to move out to the bay area.well, two years later, here it is: Dear Ms. Wu,Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that based on the qualifications demonstrated in your application and interview, you have[...]