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The Ultrasound and the Meaning of Love

The Ultrasound and the Meaning of Love

Huy X. Le September 6, 2012 0

The other day, I was walking to a meeting and passed by an old lady, maybe in her late 60s. She stared at me and looked shocked, as if she had seen a ghost,

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We’re Pregnant!

We’re Pregnant!

Huy X. Le August 15, 2012 1

Jameelah and I are pregnant! Ok, technically Jameelah is pregnant. But, you know … I kind of helped a little. The few people we’ve told ask, “How do you feel?” Well, excited, happy, and

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Gender Inequity and Chubby Children  in Vietnam

Gender Inequity and Chubby Children in Vietnam

Huy X. Le August 1, 2012 0

The vacation has been going great, and I’m trying not to stress out at all the inefficiencies that come with vacationing: People taking forever to get ready, the family unable to decide what to

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Tofu Boy and Partying  in Saigon

Tofu Boy and Partying in Saigon

Huy X. Le July 18, 2012 0

Jameelah and I got to Vietnam this morning after an uneventful flight with just a little turbulence. Really, the most remarkable thing that happened was the announcer, a lovely woman who interchanged her l’s

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Pixar’s “Brave”:  A whiny teenage girl, a bear, and something about changing one’s feet

Pixar’s “Brave”: A whiny teenage girl, a bear, and something about changing one’s feet

Huy X. Le July 4, 2012 0

Hi everyone, this column will likely not be coherent. It’s been a tough few days at work—one of those weeks that make me run off to join the circus—which I would do except for

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The Game of Crowns (or “My Dental Insurance Sucks”)

The Game of Crowns (or “My Dental Insurance Sucks”)

Huy X. Le June 20, 2012 0

A while ago, I bit into an olive pit and chipped off a corner of one of my molars. Has that ever happened to you? It’s creepy, because suddenly you’re chewing on a piece

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Stop Asking Me, “When Are You Having Kids?”

Stop Asking Me, “When Are You Having Kids?”

Huy X. Le June 6, 2012 0

Now that we’ve been married for a couple of years, people ask us, “When are you having kids?” I wonder why people do this. Heck, even I do this. It’s as if we find

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The Price of College Style

The Price of College Style

Huy X. Le May 16, 2012 0

For the past few months, I’ve been trying to live up to my new philosophy in life, which is “College Style!” That is, to do everything with the spirit of openness, optimism, and fun.

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We Must Stop Discrimination Against Competent  People!

We Must Stop Discrimination Against Competent People!

Huy X. Le May 2, 2012 0

There is a serious problem in our society that is receiving very little attention: the discrimination against competent people. These are people who show up to meetings on time, who follow through on what

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Life Lessons From Kimchi

Life Lessons From Kimchi

Huy X. Le March 7, 2012 0

As my birthday approaches this month, I start to reflect back on my life and accomplishments. And by that, I mean I start to freak out and get depressed and eat like an entire

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