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Oh, oh, oh, Olympics.

Since I can remember the Olympics, and for the detail oriented among you that would be Summer Games, Montreal, 1976 (a.k.a. Nadia) I have been a superfan. Like millions of other girls I took up gymnastics soon after that summer, … Continue reading

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Sometimes people really need to get their ass kicked.

The Need for Ass Kicking: I don’t generally advocate for violence. Really, I do not. I think about it sometimes. In fact, sometimes thinking about it is a great catharsis. I picked up this strategy from a friend back in 1992. … Continue reading

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Arizona, you are so embarassing. Seriously. WTF.

Long long ago, in a galaxy apparently not so far away, my mom arrived at UCSF in the early morning of September 22 to give birth to the eight and a half pounds that would grow up to be me. … Continue reading

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Basketball as life… or vice versa.

On January 20, 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the first ever basketball game was played. The game’s invention is credited to James Naismith, (who I just discovered was Canadian. So much for basketball being All-American.) Interestingly, and with a nice dose … Continue reading

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Supermarket Shampoo

In general I spend a silly amount of money on my hair. We all have our idiosyncrasies and this happens to be one of mine. I spend a lot of money getting my hair cut, colored, blow dried, treated… whatever. … Continue reading

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“One World, One Dream”?

China keeps on impressing me. And this slogan is starting to seem really fascist to me. Whose dream are we talking about anyhow? It was reported on Friday that bar owners in Sanlitun, a sort of Lan Kwai Fong-ish area … Continue reading

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