I had a very intimate conversation with my brother today about life and family. He is only 8 years old but sometimes I feel like I am talking to a 30s year old man.

My sister is sick and in pain so we both really worry for her, in fact…

After a half marathon, I want to do a full one, but let me first share my journey to the half.

I entered the race with uncertainties of how it is going to be and how I am during and after it. I signed up for the race only two…

Today on a walk after church, all of my memories from childhood all of a sudden come back, probably because tomorrow is my birthday. I am always proud to say that I had a really great time in my childhood.

My mom said when I was just born, my body…

Every time I visit my aunt, I cannot stop myself from being awed. She is one of the strongest women, one of the great people in my life, and also one of the people I am most touched. …

During my school years, I always got very sad whenever I got a 7 grade, just like a B in American education system. My own expectation was that it has to be 10 or at least 9, otherwise it sucks or I am suck. I cried out of that instance…

One person used to tell me that he likes to hike in the night, the idea scares me a lot. I love the dark but only at home, being in the dark in the middle of nowhere seems scary with lots of uncertainty. …

I have not been to office from September 2019 so it has been more than 2 years. Yet I really miss the feeling of going to a physical place and of getting to say “Hi!” or to catch up with folks. …

I remember some years ago I wondered whether love can be taught at school and whether we can create a school for it. One time I asked my aunt who is a nun: “Auntie, what is love?” mostly just to tease if she is ever in love and she replied…

Commitment is a choice to be great at something and to accept to not be great at so many other things. Commitment requires sacrifice, acceptance, focus, attention, dedication, persistence, and endurance. Commitment is a beginning of a journey. Commitment takes a YES and a lot of NOs. Commitment is beautiful…

Hong Tran

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone!”

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