Author: Lillian Lee

“Lantern Stories” Public Art Project by artist Yu-Wen Wu
Art, Feature

“Lantern Stories” Public Art Project by artist Yu-Wen Wu

Lantern Stories, a public art project in collaboration with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for Boston’s Chinatown by artist Yu-Wen Wu, was unveiled recently in Chin Park. And I’m excited that my Black Lives Matter piece was included on one of the lanterns. Back in June, Yi-Wen reached out to me and asked if she […]

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My Weekend Wrap-Up
Everyday, Food, Lifestyle

My Weekend Wrap-Up

It feels like I climbed a mountain when in actuality I just got the bare basics done – and not even all of it ‘cuz I still haven’t put away any of the laundry as they continue to sit in teetering piles. Saturday, September 26媽咪 MaMa Chan wanted to celebrate the Mid-Autumn / Moon Festival […]

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SoooOOOooOOoo Many Mooncakes
Comics, Culture, Food, Highlights

SoooOOOooOOoo Many Mooncakes

The other week while on a grocery run for my folks at 99 Ranch Market, I saw the display for mooncakes which was perfect because I totally forgot that the Mid-Autumn Festival is quickly approaching. But which mooncakes to get? And specifically, which brand? Cuz the older folks are ALL about the brand…well, my older […]

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Black Lives Matter.
Highlights, Shop

Black Lives Matter.

If you find the statement to be political or controversial, then you’ve got an issue to deal with – racism. Here’s a Chinese translation of Black Lives Matter which I had my auntie review and give the thumb’s up on: 黑人的命也是命. It roughly translates to “Black peoples’ lives are lives too.” I’ve made the design […]

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More Pandemic Lessons
Comics, Covid-19

More Pandemic Lessons

So many lessons being learned during this pandemic. Among them is the fact that all this time we could’ve voted in the comforts of our own home and then either mailed them in or dropped them off into specific boxes for voting ballots around the city. They just want to make it harder and more […]

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Level Up During Covid-19
Comics, Covid-19

Level Up During Covid-19

Prior to covid-19, I didn’t do much grocery shopping at the Asian supermarkets other than picking up the latest boba popcorn snacks or a bag of baby bok choy. Since then, I have become well-versed in the ins & outs of what’s available as I have become my folk’s personal shopper. The meat counter? Check. […]

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Cancel Out Racism
Comics

Cancel Out Racism

This week my comic strip won’t be appearing in the Sampan Newspaper. There were concerns regarding the content. Editorial suggestions were made, but they would’ve changed the tone…maybe that was the point?

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Quarantine Coping Mechanisms
Comics, Covid-19

Quarantine Coping Mechanisms

In the beginning, I went hog wild with every chip you could imagine – dill pickle chips, Cheetos, Doritos, boba popcorn, shrimp chips, Andy Capp’s hot fries, honey butter chips and it goes on and on.

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A Tip On Video Meetings
Comics, Covid-19

A Tip On Video Meetings

As we all move into video meetings, online learning and television interviews, there’s just one tip to be mindful of. Because in addition to social distancing, let’s also practice video distancing.

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How to Live More Eco-Friendly in 2020
Comics

How to Live More Eco-Friendly in 2020

Happy new year! Thinking about turning over a new eco-friendly living leaf for 2020? Well, there are plenty of products out there to help you on your way – reusable Ziploc bags, glass tupperware, metal straws and more if you have the funds to overhaul your life.

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