Am I Asian too?

Am I Asian too?

Let me start on a lighter note – an anecdote from my Freshman year of College, more than 10 years ago. I was at the In-N-Out across the street from the dorms, in bar-seating facing a window towards the campus, with two Asian-Americans dorm-mates I’d just...

My Path: Being Vegetarian

A genuine choice never feels like a sacrifice. If you act from your heart, instead of feeling constrained, following your values is liberating. When your actions match your morals, the strength you gain inside is, I believe, the most powerful force in the world. That...
Life, Death and Remembering

Life, Death and Remembering

One day, when I was in high school, I returned home from school to find my grandma, Amama in Telugu, laying on the sofa, still. I walked over, slowly. This was strange, I thought. She was usually out and about, or, would have woken upon hearing me enter. I looked at...
An Unexpected Asian Wedding Tour

An Unexpected Asian Wedding Tour

When dreams come true, they no longer seem like dreams. For me to imagine that, when I first took an airplane abroad alone, to Paris, that I had no friends anywhere in Europe or Asia. Now, years later, many, if not most, of my friends are abroad. Which means I’m...