Category Archives: Alternative Perspectives

A Celebration of Death

Saying the final farewells, without the sorrows and the tears here, this, is a brand new concept for most of us, translated… Usually, as we go to pay our final respects to someone who’d lost someone, we’d always carried that … Continue reading

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Class Reunion

Got that invite in the mail, or do they do e-vites now, huh??? Translated… I’d bumped into a former classmate, the two of us started catching up, talked about everything that’s happened in our separate lives, and, it’d felt amazing. … Continue reading

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She’s Not Awful, She’s My Wife

here’s an ad that said: Vietnamese brides, tota cost of $200,000N.T.’s, if she runs in a year, we’ll give you a brand new one, guaranteed virgins!  As if THAT’s not INSULTING!!! From the observation of someone, who knew someone who’d … Continue reading

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The Universe of Fish, a Poem

Sometimes, less IS more, on simplifying this already, too complicated life, translated… I’d Started Keeping a Pond in My Backyard With Several Fish (the Waters, Also Needed to be Domesticated) The Fish Knew the Name of the Owner Being Ye … Continue reading

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Sending the Elderly Parents to a Nursing Home=Being Unfitting as an Offspring? Having the Healthcare Professionals to Look After Ones’ Elders, Feeling More Secure

This is, the traditional Chinese beliefs, that should be, thrown OUT!!! From the Newspapers, translated… My originally independent, able-bodied mother had a stroke, plus she’d begun to stutter when she spoke, being outgoing and social, she was, greatly impacted, was … Continue reading

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Demystifying Each Other in a Marriage…

This is only, an unavoided EVENTUALITY! After Charming marries, he’d turned into, a TOTAL SNOB! Comes home from work, leaving his work overalls all over the house, for Cinderella to clean! And, as Charming found out soon enough, that Cindy … Continue reading

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Put Down the Camera, and Start Experiencing Life

Because by being behind the cameras, you’d become, only an observer of the goings-on around you???  Translated… The famous female American photographer, Dorothea Lange has polio, being handicapped, she’d understood the pains of others even better, she’d said, “the camera … Continue reading

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