I like to think I’m not a very superstitious person, but I do get a bit paranoid about a few things–mostly because fear is contagious. For example, my family insists there be no mirror across the front door because there’s something unlucky about entering your house to see yourself, so I am a bit paranoid… Read More Guess what time it–really? Again?!
Yeah, you read that right. You might be thinking, “Wait, gravel gravel? Might she mean… something other than gravel?! Gravy?!” but nope, I love gravel (and okay, gravy is pretty good, too). I love the feeling of gravel under my feet and the crunching noise it makes when walked on or driven over by a… Read More Ode to Gravel
So the main New Year’s Resolution, pretty much the sole one, I wanted to work on for the year of 2017 was becoming a more positive person (oh my god, I just realized I’m supposed to be able to do five push-ups in three months’ time, too). Someone who can put on a bright smile… Read More The power of positive people
It both interested and irked me when I would tell people I was majoring in English in college and they would ask whether I was planning to be 1) lawyer, 2) journalist, or 3) teacher. Why wasn’t being a writer on the table? Because that’s definitely what I wanted to be. Looking back at that… Read More The only career tracks you can go on with an English degree apparently
It boggles my mind–BOGGLES my mind! So I follow Natalie Tran, one of my favorite YouTubers, on Twitter, and she pointed out another case of lack of representation for Asians in movies, specifically the latest Blade Runner. She pointed out that this future world is heavily influenced by Asian culture with the Asian language basically… Read More The inanity of this comment baffles me
Come to think of it, I think only Legally Blonde succeeds in making studying look cool, fun, and inspirational. You know that scene where she realizes she’ll never “be good enough” for her ex-boyfriend, so she decides she’s had enough of people putting her down for “being blonde” and shows that she has the brains,… Read More “I’m working out!” I call out as my fingers type furiously on the keyboard.
adult: (v) behaving like an adult Here’s the thing: I am quite the responsible person. I always do my best to arrive on time because I hate being late. I hit the snooze maybe once, but I set the alarm earlier on purpose as a little warm-up wake-up anyway. I am a deep sleeper, but… Read More Not being able to adult #3: let the worms live!