I’ve really dived deep into this art project. It’s pretty much like a part-time job for me, and because of how limited my time is, I’ve had to be creative with how to fit it in my day. Luckily, even though I’ve had to sacrifice other activities (like Netflix) and spending as much time with… Continue reading Hobbies
This art resolution is hard! Just this one resolution is much more difficult than the like 20-30 I had made in 2017…haha. At first, what made it difficult was fear of doing art, of my own self-criticism and perfectionism, and of putting myself out there. Now, it’s both creativity (thinking of what I want to… Continue reading Happy 2018, too!
It was funny when hubby’s nephew had asked recently, “Can we celebrate Christmas even though we’re not Christian?” Valid question from a kid or even an adult. Even though we’re not Christian, I can’t remember a time we didn’t celebrate Christmas – not in a religious sense, obviously, but the spirit and festivities of it.… Continue reading Xmas
My brain feels like a fog. I just got out of work and it’s been one of those crazy days where we’ve been hit with a lot of complicated stuff that takes an immense amount of brain power. I realized that when I’m under a lot of stress like that or juggling a lot, I… Continue reading Brain dead
The vibrating harmony of the viola and cello captured everyone’s awe at the GroupMuse “living room” concert last night. The GroupMuse concert is described as the “Uber” of classical music performances, where anyone can host an intimate concert in their living room. One of musicians last night, Kim Mai Nguyen, took the time to mingle… Continue reading GroupMuse
Something during a discussion with mom while at her doctor’s visit made me realize that old people still have fears and hopes and preferences (waah?…haha). Mom was sitting on the exam table, her short legs crossed, and just chitchatting with me while waiting for her doctor to enter the room. She shared that she now… Continue reading Old People
I used to always get SAD (seasonal affective disorder) whenever the season turns from warm and sunny to cold and gloomy. But ever since I think about last year, I didn’t suffer from SAD. And surprisingly, I even find myself enjoying this dreary, grey, rainy weather. The ominous outdoor ambience just makes the indoor setting… Continue reading Remission