Author Archives: Min Yi

Just for Joy

I was working in my room one foggy Saturday afternoon. The children were playing in the living room. I heard them playing with the keyboard, listening to the pre-recorded songs in it’s memory bank. Beethoven’s Fur Elise came on more than once. I love that piece. It played over and over, I didn’t mind at [...] Continue reading

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“Yes” to the Small Stuff

The youngest of my three boys is five years old. He wants to do everything his brothers do. He wants to have everything his brothers have but he is a few years too young and a few inches too short. I find myself saying “no” to him more than I remember saying to my first [...] Continue reading

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Heart Melt Moments

Clayton scootered down the street of a friend’s house. The road was hilly, and as we soon discovered, it was also gravely. He fell, quite fantastically, and scrapped one knee, one elbow, one thigh, and the whole right side of his abdomin and chest. There are going to be some memorable souvenir scars from this [...] Continue reading

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The Light in Her Eyes

Yesterday we brought our two older boys to see grandma Jean. They were not enthusiastic, they’ve never really known her except for some brief visits where she would ask them how old they were and comment on how big they’ve grown. But they do know that she is their last living great grandparent and they [...] Continue reading

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Down But Not Broken

Our friends were kind enough to lend us a rain stick for my play last month. A young student had made it for her teacher, our friend. His wife was delivering it to me at school when her children and a friend accidentally broke it in two. She suggested that we could tape up on [...] Continue reading

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