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Summer 2017 road trip

A couple weeks ago, Duyen, Link and I decided to take a road trip.  We started planning a trip to Tennessee to visit Courtney, but we ended up going on a closer, western tour instead.  It was a nice opportunity to see more of the … Continue readingSummer 2017 road trip

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my ninja story

A few years ago, my life was very different.  Living in Vietnam,

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Tet 2014

Tet is Vietnamese New Years, and by far the biggest holiday of the year.  It’s like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years all in one.  When we can, my family and I go back to my wife’s hometown and spend a couple days with the extended family.

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Vung Tau night fishing

This guy was out fishing from the sand for hours.  He used long deep-sea fishing poles, medieval-looking hooks, and expensive worms that cost more than bottles of beer.  Though he snagged nine or ten plastic bags, he eventually caught a large sting ray.  After clipping the stinger off, … Continue readingVung Tau night fishing

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Udon with Link

I pick up my son in the afternoons, and we usually have a couple hours to ourselves.  Sometimes we go on little adventures, and last week we went out for an early dinner.  While we sat there eating our udon, I realized that the light … Continue readingUdon with Link

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Sunday morning stroll

Went out to Sunday breakfast with my family and on the drive home, we kept seeing cool street scenes.  My wife was even like “whoa, did you see that guy in the alley over there?”  We pulled over to a little chè shop and the two of … Continue readingSunday morning stroll

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