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Michelle Robin La
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author of Catching Shrimp with Bare Hands
author of Catching Shrimp with Bare Hands

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Getting beaten with your own cane. (Gậy ông đập lưng ông.)

Surprisingly, the closest I came to an English equivalent to this Vietnamese saying was from Shakespeare.

http://www.michellerobinla.com/index.php/vietnamese-sayings/

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Thanks to my son's comment one day, I have this #cnftweet published in Issue 61 of Creative Nonfiction: Learning from Nature (https://www.creativenonfiction.org/issue/61).
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"Nam chạy bàn” is literally “man run table.” 

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Instant Weasel Coffee seems like an oxymoron since weasel coffee (or civet coffee) is made from coffee beans that have gone through the digestive track of a small cat-like animal called the civet.
http://www.michellerobinla.com/index.php/instant-weasel-coffee/

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My poem "Smoking a Pot of Gold" was a finalist in Asian Cha's Addiction Poetry Contest. You can read it here
http://www.asiancha.com/content/view/2494/578/

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One of my favorite events of the year and a Santa Barbara tradition. Register here: http://ets.sbceo.org/events/breakfast-with-the-authors/
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