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March 17, 2020

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My mother in law recently posted a pretty cool pic that she took. She takes many interesting photos, but for some reason, this one really stood out to me. The reason for that was because of the composition of the leaf and the shadow. I immediately knew that it would have tremendous metaphorical value for what I wanted to talk about in the blog. I shared this with the Sane One, and she said “Ohhh, are you going to use the Brad...

March 11, 2020

In the world of international adoptions, Koreans are the VegeBurger or Gardenburger. And while the numbers do not reach the levels of Koreans adopted around the world, the next evolutions were the Chinese, Russians, Guatemalans, and other countries that are becoming popular sources for international adoption into the US. It’s not necessarily fair to Koreans, but somebody has to be first, and for a country renowned for always c...

March 6, 2020

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You guys should all be familiar by now with Derek's Law Of Assumption: When you assume, you look like a dickhead. Don't be a dickhead. Well, I violated my own rule not too long ago. And I messed up in a pretty significant way. It was about my relationship with my wife. Now, to be fair, as a husband, I don't really know that much about my relationship with the Sane One, aka my wife. I know it's been a while since I've posted, s...

July 1, 2019

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Recently, the Sane One has realized that she has become lactose intolerant and the result of consuming dairy products means some horrible digestive pain. As a vegetarian, her dairy consumption is pretty high, so this means that most meals result in the accompaniment of Lactaid to make sure that her nights aren’t spent in the bathroom or curled up in bed. I tried telling her that this was a great way to lose weight, but her gla...

June 14, 2019

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To my knowledge, I am the only Asian Derek Fisher in the world. Facebook research shows that the vast majority of DFs are white, but there are also some black DFs, the most famous one being a former LA Laker and now coach of the LA Sparks. You want to disappoint a lot of people? Go to dinner in LA with the name Derek Fisher and see the confusion when I walk in the door. Which reminds me that I totally forgot to do my planned A...

May 23, 2019

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Have you ever worked diligently on something, gotten over halfway through the process, and then realized you hated every single thing about what you just did? Welcome to my afternoon of trying to write this week's blog post. 

It's been an eventful week in the adoption community for two interesting reasons. One is that there are two proposed bills in Congress: S1553 Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019 in the Senate sponsored by Sena...

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