call intercepted by an angel

Call Intercepted by an Angel

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Did my grandma dial a wrong international number and happen to reach someone who spoke Korean, someone who told them that mom was home asleep? Or was it an angel going by the name of Angela?
never been kissed

Never Been Kissed

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I spilled popcorn all over myself and a gaggle of girls laughed at me. I felt like the dowdy "before" character in a romcom—you know the one where the geek transforms into a beauty with the help of lipstick, a blowout and a pep talk?
natural hair

Natural hair—not just for black women

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Can Koreans get a natural hair beauty role model too?

Berkeley grad maid

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Our maid is a Berkeley grad ...
Life is pretty ridiculous., cancer survivor ribbon

Life is pretty ridiculous.

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Time seems to kind of stop when you live inside the hospital. I came out after over 24 hours and felt like I had skipped a day or two in my life and I don't feel it was just due to insufficient sleep.
White Day heart

White Day

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It was White Day today. That explains the large bouquets of Chupa Chups lollipops everywhere.
Spiritual sunglasses

Putting on spiritual sunglasses

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I went face to face with some demons and I bought them donuts. It was a scary and upsetting encounter.
The Hundred Dollar Question, Shin Saimdang

The Hundred Dollar Question

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I have a new rule: If you are going to ask me a personal, invasive question about marriage prospects, you should give me at least a hundred dollars.
Non-stories

Non-stories

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Below are a few stories from this week. Or as my sister says, "Joyce, that's not a story." So non-stories they are.
All our loving dogs go to heaven

All our loving dogs go to heaven.

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My sister's dog Jasper died this month. He was very old and in pain. I'm generally indifferent toward pets but I liked Jasper a lot. He was relatively calm and didn't lick me too much.