What I loved about San Simeon then and now was its simplicity.
First it was the Industrial Revolution. Then it was Beatlemania. The next revolution to hit the U.S. from the U.K. is coming. In fact, it’s already here.
I was planning to write this postcard about something else, since this topic could make me sound spoiled.
All my life, I have code-switched. Different linguistic patterns have either found their place in my speech, or stamped themselves onto me.
Most people only pass through the city briefly, get a glance of ‘dirty jerz’ through the airport or the train and make their opinions accordingly.
It turns out that writing is easy. Editing is a nightmare.
I spend most days on the couch with my laptop, reading in sweatpants. But at the risk of sounding cheesy, the couch is rewarding in its own way.
I’m half Spanish and half South Korean—two countries that don’t share much except, perhaps, soccer.