I was born and raised in Hawaii, where I learned to appreciate and respect a diversity of cultures as a member of its thriving Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Most of my classmates stayed in Hawaii for college or went to schools on the West Coast, but I decided to broaden my horizons by attending Purdue University in Indiana. While there, I discovered my ethnicity made me a rarity - a minority - which I had never experienced back home.
For years, the phrase "like a girl" has been commonly used to describe someone who is weak, slow or lacking athletic ability. In June 2014, in order to combat this negative stereotype, Always released an ad campaign that made everyone start to think about that phrase a little differently. The campaign showed the harmful effects of implying that women are less capable simply because of their gender.
In the 17th- and 18th-century garden, herbs were an important part of the vegetable plot, growing side-by-side with peas, carrots and lettuces, and then harvested and used in cooking, dye and soap making and herbal medicine.
Daniel Sedlak regularly attended estate sales with his wife, Ann. After he died in February, Ann decided to go through the treasures they had purchased and stashed away in the basement of their home in Copley, Ohio.
Talk about your frustrating detours. Barely 36 hours before tomorrow’s scheduled Grand Opening of Captain Poncho’s Mexican Grill in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village, a broken gas line has forced a postponement of the event. Pending repairs and re-inspection, owner Carolina Escobar now hopes to open the brick-and-mortar location of the popular Captain Poncho’s Tacos food truck by early September. The Grand Opening — an all-day celebration with live salsa music — has tentatively been rescheduled for September 10.