Welcome to my glittery, pink life

Off the Beat

I spent my last days before I moved into my new apartment at my aunt’s house in San Jose eating Costco pizza, waiting impatiently to go back to Berkeley and chatting with my younger cousins about our favorite cartoon characters. They loved Doc McStuffins, and I still missed Jenny from
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An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: A hapa

At This Point

Every time I introduce myself, I hand over this thick Japanese last name, but I can’t help but feel like it’s a misnomer for my actual racial background.
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