August 6, 2019

I wrote this piece when Asian Creative Network: Los Angeles ran a contest as part of a promotion for "The Farewell" that encouraged folks to share experiences of their grandmother or visiting their ancestral land. This was one of the first personal pieces that drove me...

January 31, 2019

Today's photo brought to you by Wix. 

I should take a nap.

That was my first thought when I came home almost

year ago, dropping a box full of office supplies and folders in my living room. My internship ended with no offer of a full-time position, and in hindsight that w...

March 25, 2018

All views expressed here are my own. I'm not speaking on behalf of anyone, including Andrew and Azusa City News. Photo courtesy of Adrian Magallanes. 

Wow it’s been a while since I’ve written, and I feel like I’ll do a life update at a later time. For now, I want to tal...

October 5, 2017

Today's photos brought to you by Tim Santos' Photography, Kubo and Conrad Contreras, first of many interviewees who are Filipino storytellers and/or also young professionals taking on entrepreneurship and digital communications. Also added a photo of Conrad's dog Meka...

September 27, 2017

Today's ironically 2010s photo brought to you by an impulse to be like every other person who has been in DTLA. Credits to Oleg Gromov.

There has been an amazing initial reach for my volunteer project, and thank you everyone who has shared my post so far. If you don’t k...

September 21, 2017

Today's photo brought to you by my embarrassing teenage self.

I've lived in Azusa my whole life, but my time competing in show choir and marching band brought me in contact with people who came from cities with more opportunities and better funded programs. Even though...

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Keep Calm & Carreon (& Write)

I'm Heidi Carreon, a SoCal native with a love of writing and being involved in a variety of communities. This is a blog of my life as a Asian American woman working in an ever-changing media landscape. All images and graphics on this site were done by me unless stated otherwise.

 

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