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Happy Lunar New Year! Gong Hay Fat Choy!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lillian Lee (@emptybamboogirl) Here’s to the Year of the Ox, a more happy and healthy 2021 🍊 🥬 🎋 🧧 🎉 🥟 🍜 🐟 🐮 I’ve been making glutinous rice balls for the fam – teamed up with my mom yesterday on New Year’s Eve to […]

Vaccine comic strip in process

@emptybamboogirl #comicstrip #cartoon #sketch #pencil #drawing #art #boston #vaccine #pandemic ♬ Winnie the Pooh (From “Winnie the Pooh”) – Cover Kid It’s been a long while since my last comic strip but here’s one I’m working on. I’ll be throwing up more of my in progress work from here on out. This piece will be […]

That Lunar New Year Candy Tray…

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lillian Lee (@emptybamboogirl) is actually called a tray of togetherness. But, I only ever knew it as that candy tray my mom would bust out and fill with traditional and more fun candies during Lunar New Year. And now that I have a kid of my […]

It’s Just One of Dem Days

it’s hard to get hyped about Monday morning after failing miserably to contain a toddler tantrum… via GIPHY

NPR Creative Workshop: Telling Stories of Resilience in a Pandemic

The other day I saw a tweet promoting a creative workshop by NPR Goats & Soda focusing on comic making. Given that I’ve been stuck in another bout of creative block, I signed up. Led by comic artist Laura Gao, the workshop consisted of a hands-on DIY project. We created a 3-panel strip on a […]

A Look Back: My Boob Pumping Journey

Oh man. I just came across this spreadsheet back from when I was trying to figure out my boob feeding / pumping schedule. It was a stressful AF time because I only had a few more weeks left before I had to go back to work so I needed my boobs to get used to […]

Things That Are Annoying AF…

kids reviewing toys and weird ass adults playing pretend with their kids on YouTube. Every time we catch the kiddo watching one of these, we block the channel but then more pop up. Gawd damn. How much $$$ are these people making?

Weekend Wrap-Up

It feels like I climbed a mountain when in actuality I just got the bare basics done – and not even all of it ‘cuz I still haven’t put away any of the laundry as they continue to sit in teetering piles. Saturday, September 26媽咪 MaMa Chan wanted to celebrate the Mid-Autumn / Moon Festival […]