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Spirit money for our ancestors

At our friend’s annual Tet (Vietnamese New Year) party — bursting with Vietnamese food (including Pho and Gỏi cuốn), drink, and boisterous camaraderie — we burn spirit money to insure our ancestors are well-taken care of and stay well-disposed to … Continue reading

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It’s winter, but it’s spring, I mean summer…..rolls

When IB was in high school we had lots of Friday night dinners with his friends. It was a great way for us to get to know who his friends were at a time in his life when sharing anything … Continue reading

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