My Native Tongue

Vietnamese is my second language. I was raised as an American with my grandfather’s culture sparsely scattered upon my childhood. I was fed Vietnamese food, mainly by my paternal grandmother, ba noi, who had a natural talent for cooking but mostly everything else was either completely American or a mixture of Vietnamese and American and […]

Volunteer Opportunity: National Language Service Corps

An awesome new volunteering opportunity came our way recently, so I wanted to share it with everyone.  For those of you who are fabulous with Vietnamese, here is your chance to show it off and do something good at the same time. The NLSC is readying a pool of bilingual volunteers who can speak, listen […]