Green garden

The bus engine stopped in the middle of the street, and we all were told to wait for about thirty minutes before the “rescuing” bus come picking us up. I live half an hour away from the main bus station. I did not say anything. I did not complain, even though I was worried that […]

Arts 🎭

This is Joy. She was mad because she didn’t understand all these artsy stuffs. This is when I told her to smile so that this would be a great photo. And greater it is. Curvy. Los Angeles. The City of Angels. We have been here for five days. To me, this is my very first […]

The love that was once faded.

(Other perspectives) Almost gone. I have been thinking a lot about how people in my home country sacrifice everything just to be able to live in the United States. Many Westerners whom my parents have met, they told me, love Asian cultures because of how people embrace each other, of how being collective is a […]

Inferno

Extremely Intense.  She is a nice girl – a nice co-worker. She was the very first person who would say “Hi” to me when I showed up at work every day. And she asked me how would it be like when living away from home. She is from Venezuela.  “There is no food there. If […]

AC – hot & cold

29°C, 30°C or 4°C, 15°C Which one is colder than which? I don’t know. We look at things from different perspectives, and sometimes it also means that what we think does not necessarily what others think. Standing inside of a glass building, I would say it looks so nice outside, but when actually walking under […]

Focus on your breath only

That was my assignment today. You are to focus on your breath only. For five minutes. Again, doing only that, and not falling asleep. So I did. In the midst of school and work, this seems to me like a waste of time. Sitting there and just breathing?! But because it was a part of […]