Cynthia, Alanna, Alice: Singer-Songwriters

Three Taiwanese-American Female Singer-Songwriters It was an epic meeting as three Taiwanese American female singer-songwriters converged upon Berkeley and were introduced to each other for the first time. From left to right: Cynthia Lin from New York, Alanna Lin from Los Angeles, and Alice Tong from San Francisco. I was lucky enough to enjoy performances…

Another Look at New York

I am back in Oakland now. It’s a funny feeling to be in a plane for 6 hours and yet still have a whole day ahead of me; I departed at 9am and arrived before 1pm. Between reading Shawna Yang Ryan’s new book (Water Ghosts) and watching hours of DirectTV (thanks JetBlue!), I edited a…

NYC

As promised, here are some more photos from the New York trip thus far. To start things off, we go to Central Park. My first reactions to the city: 1. it’s dirty. 2. there are too many people everywhere. I suppose these things make for a place with “character” that you can’t find anywhere else….

New York City

New York, New York! This is the first time I’ve been in New York since age 3, when I tagged along with my family to visit relatives in Jersey. And now here I am, enjoying a week-long spring break in the city of all cities. I have much to share, but for now, I will…