Dad is a building contractor; Mom lives in Washington DC city center and
is an attorney. Grandma lives on the first floor of Father's townhouse
and is hilarious, the only one in the house Josie thinks has a sense of
Family History: Parents immigrated to the US when children. Mother from Taiwan when 13, Dad from Hong Kong when very young; met in Stockton, CA. Mom went to college, Dad was too poor and was already working at age 15. They divorced when Josie was 7, which was very hard for her to cope with. She likes to go out with mom to her work when she's not too busy and check out DC.
reading, talking on the phone, dancing, listening to music on the internet
and making CDs, soccer, occasional playing of the electric violin, Lego
robot making, wants to be a chemist, robot maker, or an inventor "cuz
science is cool." Favorite class: Science (with Ms. Trombone) Least favorite
class: Social Studies (cuz the books are way too old)
Hobbies: Welding, water skiing, flying (she has a pilot's license), cloud seeding, meteorology, doing MENSA logic problems, raising birds, being an activist for women scientists, and speaking French, Hindi and Swahili.
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