Dear members of the community of the Vietnamese culture,
My name is Bao, and I’d like to request support for a not-so-little project, a English-language Vietnamese Folklore database. Its aim is to be a comprehensive repository of the myths, legends, tales, folklore, belief systems, and traditions of the Vietnamese culture.
During Tết, Vietnamese New Years, many kinds of flowers and plants are used to decorate homes during this special period. A few examples include chrysanthemum, marigold, mào gà flower, paperwhite flower, lavender, to name a few. Some people nowadays even use orchid and rose, although this is not yet popular. And above all, there are three species plants that can not be missing in Tết holidays: peach flower (hoa đào), mickey-mouse plant (hoa mai) and marumi kumquat (cây kim quất).
… I was eager to go home and see her. She told me in the morning when I was still sleeping that I should wait for her to get back from before I go back to Davis. It was Chinese New Year’s Eve. I was ready to answer all her questions, whatever they might be. As long as she keeps asking, I would keep answering. That’s the only way I can tell her bits and bytes of my life.
And he’s getting scary lately. Always brings up that same topic. Every time I think about them, I have an identity crisis T_T.
… are kinda crazy sometimes. A stranger asked me to roleplay, I obliged. Turned out to be some sort of kinky fantasy for “her.” She wrote something, I wrote something. She said, “I want you to step all over Desi (shorthand for her name) b/c she’s only 3 in. tall. The goal is pain, so I need someone cruel, not gentle.”… Why did I even reply to her PM =.=. Most awkward experience yet….
you thought I didn’t really notice. But I did. I wanted to high-five you.
Yesterday I had a pair of brothers in my store. One was maybe between 15-17. He was a wrestler at the local high school. Kind of tall, stocky and handsome. He had a younger brother, who was maybe about…