Spending Christmas in Korea by Myself

This is a post I started on April 17, 2017. Christmas in Korea is a couple's holiday. And to make myself clarify, I wasn't single. I was very much in a relationship. I was traveling through Southeast Asia during this festive holiday. I had just finished.. ...Continued on August 14, 2022. ... my study abroad [...]

Book Review: Fight Club

January 22, 2020Fight ClubBy: Chuck Palahniuk Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk was a dark and deep read, touching on concepts that paints the picture of how dark the real world is. It is a very quick-paced read, about halfway through, it was impossible to put down. Ideas in this book are great reminders of thinking [...]

July Resolutions

July seems to be my favorite time of year to start a new year's resolution. It has been 2 years since I posted, so I guess it's time to write again. We just came back from a long trip abroad and have in mind some takeaways to shape lives for the better. Pura Vida- enjoy [...]

It Just Occurred to Me

Now that all my followers are probably gone from my blogging site, let me try to write again. It's been awhile. And I'm not really sure why, and I have no good reason for that either. There have been some things I have noticed since growing up (yes, I have considered myself growing up the [...]

My Bell Jar

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a happy home and children, and another fig was a famous poet and another fig was [...]

Time Fleeting By

To put into perspective, I started this blog three years ago. At that time, I was living in Manhattan and Staten Island. I spent my day in the busiest city of the world. Thinking about it now, it sounds more like a dream- a distant memory of someone else's life. We had so much freedom [...]

Today, I played Can’t Help Falling In Love on the Ukulele

This song was played really badly, I've been meaning to learn finger-plucking, and just did the simplest technique. I think it goes quite nicely with the song because I'm "rushing in" to playing this song. I'd prefer to not edit it because this would be a good marking point to where I started out playing. [...]