Sometimes, by the time you turn 25, you’ll remember the strong smell of hand sanitizer, the texture of the surgical mask against your nose as you try so hard to fight back the tears and gasps.
I watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the first time, a week before they announced breakfast actually would be served at Tiffany’s on 5th Avenue. So, surprise, surprise, I did what Holly did.
I can’t speak Tagalog. When I first moved to Canada it only took me three weeks to drop my mother tongue, and adopt English as my own. My parents never corrected me.