Tuesday, March 14, 2006


I was shopping on a side street in Chelsea on Sunday when two little Chinese-American girls, about nine or ten years old, came running up to me.

The taller of the two said, "Do we look like sisters?"

I thought for a second. If I said "Yes," would that make it look as if I thought all Asians looked alike?

My instincts told me to say "Yes."

The two girls whirled, beaming, toward each other, and then scampered off to join an older Caucasian woman who was calling their names.

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