I Heart NY

Sainaahm Yih Baakfu: an elder who spoils the youthIn the old days of apprenticeship, a man owned a shop which made different types of sauces. The owner was called Yih Baakfu, or "second elder uncle." He took students under his wing, but would never advise or scold them. I just returned from a trip to New York City where I was lovingly spoiled by my aunt and uncle :)It was a nice break for me to re-energize. I relaxed with family and met up with college friends. I also tossed in a couple of … [Read more...]