Journal Diaries

The Journey through My Father’s Traumatic Brain Injury: The Beginning Part 2

After identifying my dad and letting most of the people who came to see my dad, the neurologist wanted to speak to us. My brother, who had arrived while my mom and I went to see my dad, and I went in with my younger sister and mom following a few minutes later. As soon… Continue reading The Journey through My Father’s Traumatic Brain Injury: The Beginning Part 2

Journal Diaries

The Journey through My Dad’s Traumatic Brain Injury: The Beginning

You’re probably thinking “MaiMai you’re still alive!” yes, I’m alive and barely doing well. A lot has happened in my life recently, as a matter of fact, there has been a dramatic change in my life. Before I was almost always complaining about my life that it was boring, and I needed more excitement. Right… Continue reading The Journey through My Dad’s Traumatic Brain Injury: The Beginning

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First Time Wearing a Tampon: From a Hmong Girl’s POV

Last week my friend was on her period and she decided to try out a tampon. I was with her at the store to help her choose which tampons to buy and guiding her from outside the bathroom door when she was putting it in. It took her five tries, but she did it. After… Continue reading First Time Wearing a Tampon: From a Hmong Girl’s POV

Travel Diaries

The Road to Nowhere

Located in Byrson City,  North Carolina about six miles into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park there is a beautiful scenic drive that leads to nowhere, but a tunnel.  You can GPS the location just by inputting “The road to Nowhere” and it’ll take you straight to the place.  Understandably, it doesn’t sound impressive at… Continue reading The Road to Nowhere

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Travel Diaries: Judaculla Rock

In 2013 Judaculla Rock, located in Cullowhee, North Carolina approximately ten minutes from Western Carolina University, was put on the National Register of Historic Places. Although, it is just a rock it holds more than just being a nature display for the public. If you are a person who is interested of Native Americans history,… Continue reading Travel Diaries: Judaculla Rock

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My Mother’s Story

Growing up I can never rely getting help with homework from my mother. If it was project that deals with creativity, then that is when my mom can help. However, if it was something like calculus, I’m on my own.  Unlike my father who was educated in Laos, my mother never received any education. She… Continue reading My Mother’s Story