May 30th, 1987 actually May 31st 12:50 A.M. “Saturday night” CHRIS. Dear Diary, CHRIS. Went to Great America today. Concert at 8:00. Got there at 5:00 to ride a bit … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (may 30th, 1987)
When I’m on tour I often stop in the airport bookstores during layovers to do rogue signings. I do them when I can and sometimes strangers stop to ask about the book. Sometimes they buy a copy or two. Mostly they don’t. But last … Continue reading →
There I was High, high above the heads And shoulders of all the average-sized folks Feeling as though I were perched In the tallest tree On its strongest branch Secure … Continue reading I’ll see you in my dreams: An ode to my father
INTRODUCTION I was born on Saturday, June 3rd, 1972 in the San Jose Hospital, San Jose, California, six minutes before my twin brother, Kwan. We were the last children born … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (intro)
The most distinctive thing about him was his thick, Eastern European accent. That was the first thing that got my attention. I liked it. The way he pronounced certain words … Continue reading that summer in South Beach
PREFACE In 2014, I saw the biopic Sylvia, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, based on the life of author and poet, Sylvia Plath. I loved the film and consider it a jarring, … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (preface)
Well. I didn’t meet him exactly. But I was in the same room as him and former first lady Rosalynn Carter on at least four or five different occasions, the … Continue reading the day I met president Jimmy Carter
Who the fuck is going to read this blog? The fact is, I have a book coming out soon. The name of the book is Silicon Valley Girl: My Adolescent … Continue reading I have a blog now.