Author: Vincent

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Native Tongue

I want my children to learn Chinese because: I’m Chinese. It is important to me that my children retain a cultural connection. I have always regretted that I am illiterate in my parent’s language. It was always a given that…

Birthday Bash

Recently, my wife and I argued over whether or not to throw our son a birthday party. She wanted a large party with all of his classmates. I wanted something more intimate with just the nuclear family. This year, our…

His Fifteen Minutes

I didn’t want to talk about it. There are enough people talking about it. Analyzing it. Thirty-three people dead. Murdered without reason. “Without reason.” Senseless. That’s what makes the situation all the more tragic, all the more depressing. Sad. There…

Dumb Daddy

I’ve been an “Idiot Dad” more than once. More than once I have convinced myself of a truth just to be proven otherwise. More than once, I had made up my mind before I heard the whole story. This happens…

Namesake

What will I tell my sons when they ask how my wife and I named them? Will they ask? My sister was named after a race horse. My father says he named her after a race horse that won on…