Plan A (350)

To hear mom speak, however tersely about him, I’d gathered a good idea that my father might be one of … More

Mom (200)

My parents gave up on each other when I was five, and my mom raised me alone.  She died just after … More

Reunion (125)

David Chan approached the buildings.  Beyond, in a garden-like setting, many monks were practicing tai-chi.  Oddly, turtles of different sizes were roaming … More

Retreat (200)

Denise Chan had stumbled into Daoism.  She’d taken a wrong turn in the back of Nu‘uanu Valley and discovered the temple. Curious, … More