I did ask the good folks that come across my blog if we were reading books this year or nah because this whole year has been the pits and there were times where just the idea of reading something felt like an excruciating task. There were quite a few things that I had to put… Continue reading Reading Challenge 2021 Update
Lord knows a blog update has been long overdue. So many stories to share, things I want to write about and document, but sometimes life comes at you fast. And when life is being lifey, the only recourse is to do enough just to get through each day. Long story short, home right now is… Continue reading Life Update: Where is home?
My last post summarized my feelings about the many transitions I've had this year and just being really glad to have gotten to the end of the school year. But I've also had friends and family ask, What's it like living in Thailand? For starters, covid is still coviding and although many countries are opening… Continue reading The Living Part
When I moved to Myanmar, I brought with me a single pack of Poptarts. Ironically when I left to come to Thailand, I brought with me a single pack of Poptarts.I have no regrets about my emergency food stashes!I wanted to live in Thailand, or at the very least visit the country since probably 2016.… Continue reading Living In Thailand
Things you can do when worry has you in a hold.
Short version: nothing. No, but for real, I didn't. It's been a hot minute since I felt the mental freedom to write. The year feels like it's on velocity mode and yet the days felt twice as long when the events of Feb. 1 took place. I left Yangon, my home for the past 3… Continue reading Things I Learned in Quarantine
Hobbies. I like em. I talk about them a lot. See the link to an old post about the same thing. I will always be team pursue your passions but note that not every passion needs to become a side hustle or even your primary career. I think this especially important for young people who… Continue reading Interrupted Thoughts
(From the drafts) Do birds of a feather truly flock together? At home, this point tends to come up especially around men and women relationships where a young lady and her perceived sexual activities and then assumed to be true for her friends. The judgements and assumptions come from all around -- older women, young… Continue reading The Influence of Others
Ahhh...the memories. When eating out was a thing in the early 2020, late 2019s. Back when dining in restaurants was allowed here, I don't think that I ate out that much but I did order at least 1-2 meals per week. My friends and I would have an early morning breakfast gathering for around $2… Continue reading Eating Out VS Cooking at Home
...because what is the alternative? I'm trying to not let the weight of all that's going on lead to another year of not writing. This is just a hobby but getting my consistency back up in this area will lead (in theory) to building my consistency across other habits I need to get back into.… Continue reading Pushing Through Tough Times…