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Gratitude with Attitude

I'm keeping this short, because we're still in the middle of family time.... No matter how undesirable circumstances may be, gratitude should never be remiss. Here's some of what I'm grateful for this Thanksgiving Day: With COVID-19 restrictions in place, we had our Thanksgiving feast at home, just us. With excellent help, meal preparation wasn't… Continue reading Gratitude with Attitude

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Real Love

Maybe my concern and passion for the topic is fueled by the fact that my parents are immigrants, making me newer to habits of the country by comparison. They come from a community-oriented and group-minded culture. A person isn't merely an individual who makes decisions that do not impact others. Growing up, choices they made… Continue reading Real Love

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COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

Lily Chang © 2020   Yesterday, our mayor declared, joining the rest of the world, like we cared. Effective today, we're to stay home. People want pity for wanting to roam. The truth is, we've done too little, too late, the death of ever many could be our fate. I'm no scientist, certainly no epidemiologist.… Continue reading COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

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Trees Firmly Planted

Be trees, firmly planted, well nourished and fed. Fill others; meet their needs. Be kind. This plants seeds. Times are desperate in this outbreak. Through our resources and abilities, gifts we'll make. It's time to turn the tide, as we step forward and take our stride. We need to come together and love, give glory… Continue reading Trees Firmly Planted

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“The Phantom of the Opera”

  Lily Chang © 2019 My first exposure came from a dear friend who was passionate, obsessed really, with the musical. Curiosity threw me forward. I listened with fierce and dedicated determination. Even after I knew the entire libretto by heart, I kept listening and hadn't grown weary. The devotion and love The Phantom had… Continue reading “The Phantom of the Opera”