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...

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...

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...

August 2, 2017

An Annenberg classmate had a get-together last weekend in Downtown Los Angeles. She got a job as staffer for an exciting campaign out of state and invited some people to catch up at a bar before she left. I was in the area anyway, so I went early...and quickly realized...

July 11, 2017

Hello Internet. It's been a while.It's been almost a year since I was last here, and a lot has happened since I've been away. There are a few reasons that I didn't keep up, I'll figure out how to explain it in a different post. Just know that my senior year was quite a...

July 11, 2016

A Moment to pause

I wanted to write a post about Pokémon Go ever since I began playing last Thursday, but I held off in respect for Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the Dallas shootings. My ability to enjoy an AR app despite these events is a privilege because they...

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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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