Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I could list endless reasons the pandemic has been terrible. But it has also reconnected me with several things I love, thanks to greater offerings on the Internet. Now, as the world reopens, I can only hope the world won’t forget us.

Teaching in the pandemic is tough. But after a whole year, there are important takeaways.

I run high-school art classes online and in person

I used to feel ashamed crying in public. Now I embrace it every time.

In 2020, I started keeping my ‘crying diaries’

I used to laugh off anti-Asian jokes. Now, I will stick up for myself every time.

It’s been too easy to downplay racism in the past