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Writing by the Water


A storytelling blog of my journeys through the medical system, the world and life itself.

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San Francisco weekend

Although you can't always take vacation time off from work, sometimes you can take a weekend drive to all the beautiful destinations all...

An Ode to LA

I had a Blade Runner moment this evening. Los Angeles has been raining and raining and raining for weeks now and coincidentally I have...

South Korea - Seoul and DMZ

A peninsula is defined as a land mass that is surrounded by water on three or most of its sides. An island is defined as a land mass...

Cambodia - Unforgotten

Since 1994, I have been involved with a group of Vietnamese American doctors who regularly go into remote villages in Vietnam where...

Making decisions for Mom.

I admitted Mrs. N to the hospital a couple of days before Mother's Day and discharged her to home hospice care just before Memorial Day. ...

Black April Blues

April has always been an emotional month for Vietnamese living abroad. April 30th, 1975 was the day that Saigon fell, ending the Vietnam...

Happy Women's Day

A handmade card from my daughter a few years ago. For all of my life, I've had more than my fair share of blessings. Those blessings...

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