Graduation Day

  This morning was kindergarten graduation and Friday was the last day of P (grade school) classes. The last time I will see some of my students ever again, because unlike the other teachers I won’t be returning to Principal in the fall. My P class students didn’t really say a proper goodbye, the just…

The Foreigner Bubble

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of Asian-American literature. In every one that I have read so far they refer to foreigners as “ghosts” in Maxine Hong-Kingston’s “Warrior Woman” her mother often refers to America as ghost country, and refers to everyone who is not Chinese as a ghost (the postman ghost, the milkman ghost,…