Of Hedgehogs and Hope
A Memoir Blog by Mi Ae Lipe
Latest from Of Hedgehogs and Hope — A Memoir Blog
Nancy and Dewey
Greetings! It has been such a long, long time since I last wrote in this memoir. Suffice to say that huge portions of life got in the way during much of 2021, and it was a very difficult year. The good news is I’m back in the writer’s chair once again. Words and...
The Pines of Portola
The trees held our secrets. Tall, scraggly, full, brown, bent, straight, leaning, broken, and vibrant, Monterey pines served as the sentries of our property in the hills of Portola Valley, a town just west of Stanford University, about halfway between San Francisco...
Welcome to Hedgehogs and Hope
Hello! A warm welcome to Mi Ae Story, a memoir blog more than 50 years in the making. My name is Mi Ae Lipe, and I was born in South Korea, adopted by brilliant American parents as an infant, and raised to be a childhood art prodigy in the San Francisco Bay Area....
About Of Hedgehogs and Hope — A Memoir Blog
Although my story is uniquely my own, my experiences are all ours to know. Chances are you’ll recognize bits of yourself in what I relate and explore.