“Goditi il Momento.”

Within the past few weeks in Europe, Italy never ceases to amaze me. From the language, culture, and the education I'm attaining in the classrooms, I'm most grateful for the opportunity to utilize these practical skills within the Italian community. My daily life starts out with breakfast set on the dining table. From a variety… Continue reading “Goditi il Momento.”

The Common Thread

  “An intense humanism lies at the heart of their success- Shared values of intimacy, community, and openness.” Renowned by The Wall Street Journal as the top 6 regional theatres in the nation, there lies a challenge. “How can a theatre company that’s small and intimately built not lose its way when it grows bigger?… Continue reading The Common Thread

What Connects Us As Humans

As much as I’ve emotionally prepared myself before coming to New York, I still find myself dumbfounded by the new things that unexpectedly occur each day. The transition as a graduate student is prominently different. Realistically speaking, the struggles to adapt are REAL. While adapting, one thing I find fascinating about New York is its… Continue reading What Connects Us As Humans

Cảm ơn Việt Nam

From the bustling streets of motorbikes where they once pedaled their bicycles upon, to the dear old house they once resided in, I’ve retraced my steps to the place where my parents once left behind. Recently, I've had an opportunity to briefly visit Vietnam once again. Within six days of traveling within Vietnam, I unknowingly… Continue reading Cảm ơn Việt Nam

The Natural World

My father is in his late 50's. Year after year, he often told us how he yearned to move back to Vietnam when he retires. He wants to live in the countryside where he could relax, and not have to keep up with the world's expectation. My mother and I laughed to ourselves thinking there's no way he would… Continue reading The Natural World