Thoughts ~ Boba-induced ramblings

Looking back at 2023

Looking back at 2023

2023 was a year marked with immense sadness. Yet beyond the tragedies, there were glimmers of...

Rest. Reset. Repeat.

Rest. Reset. Repeat.

We spent a decent chunk of the last couple of years doing things we loved.

The City of Angels

The City of Angels

It took me two years to finally call Los Angeles home

Two Steps Back

Two Steps Back

Underwater, nothing seemed to move. I've never felt so helpless

Looking Back at 2022

Looking Back at 2022

2022 was a year of breaking free from the pandemic, re-exploring the world, and starting big...

Looking Back at 2021

Looking Back at 2021

2021 was about feeling hopeful for the future. It was a year of getting back to...

Looking Back at 2020

Looking Back at 2020

2020 was about learning to adapt to uncertain situations, appreciating what we had, and accepting that...

Childless Thoughts

Childless Thoughts

Seeing a part of you evolve into its own identity. The very concept of creation is...

Quarantine

Quarantine

Almost two weeks of staying inside. What I'm seeing from our apartment

Life Updates

Life Updates

When everything's so easy to get, we become greedy, consuming more than we need

Looking Back at 2019

Looking Back at 2019

2019 taught me that with hard work, determination, the desire to learn, and willingness to improve,...

Looking Back at 2018

Looking Back at 2018

Last year, I focused on learning new things--from photography to pottery, seaweed foraging and learning to...

Reflections

Reflections

Being away has given me an opportunity to internalize my thoughts instead of distracting myself with...

Looking Back at 2017

Looking Back at 2017

Everything that happened in 2017 led me to something better. I learned to be more flexible...

Looking Back at 2016

Looking Back at 2016

My 2016 was about creating new opportunities and facing fears. Of becoming bolder and opening to...

Looking Back at 2015

Looking Back at 2015

2015 was about taking big leaps and discovering new places, starting a new life and figuring...

An Uber Story

An Uber Story

Often, we forget about the quiet drivers who take us to our destinations

Off to New Places

Off to New Places

Hello seventeen hours of flying

Looking Back at 2014

Looking Back at 2014

2014 was full of adventures and traveling--of new beginnings and bright futures

Going Back Home

Going Back Home

But home sounds like a dream to me

Set Sail

Set Sail

I made a list of things to guide me in accomplishing this new direction

Personality Shift

Personality Shift

Growing up, I'd been shifting from being an introvert to an extrovert and back

Over, Sideways, and Under

Over, Sideways, and Under

My ears, like my brain, wander when it's bored

Stories of Death

Stories of Death

We heard this very soothing voice singing along with a mellow tune

Looking Back at 2013

Looking Back at 2013

Certain About Uncertainty

Certain About Uncertainty

Someone told me once that when there are too many things in your head, write

What is Your Greatest Fear?

What is Your Greatest Fear?

I look at the people half-afraid, half-tired, half-unaware

Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming

The adrenaline feels far too real to be a dream

This is Me at 4 AM

This is Me at 4 AM

Every gesture, every word, and every thought become part of us

The Dreamer in Me is Lost

The Dreamer in Me is Lost

I miss the fun of being on an adventure and discovering things

Commitment Issues

Commitment Issues

I admit that I have commitment issues

The 12th Month Reset

The 12th Month Reset

I begin a process of resetting

Mind Explorations

Mind Explorations

I didn't expect the tears to start pouring ten minutes after we said our hellos

Living Two Lives

Living Two Lives

What I find difficult is that feeling of not having my own identity

Tea Stories on a Warm Afternoon

Tea Stories on a Warm Afternoon

There are snippets of stories in an ordinary tea shop

Imaginary Friends

Imaginary Friends

What kind of imaginary friend would the younger me have?

Better Days

Better Days

There is a hole in the sky that sucks people into space

Driving Alone Towards the Moon

Driving Alone Towards the Moon

A parallel world has once or twice crossed my mind