Freshly-cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin--inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night. — John J. Geddes Merry Christmas everyone! I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas with friends and family! Although we all hopefully like our presents, it is important to remember what is the true meaning of … Continue reading My First Blog Post: Christmas 2019
Because of my bible study group's prayers and my prayers, I received a full grant and scholarships for my graduate school. I did not have to borrow any federal loans. I was very blessed and God indeed heard our prayers. However, this past January, I faced an uncertain situation that got me feeling worried. My … Continue reading Waiting for God’s answer to my prayers
This month flew by relatively fast! I still remember Christmas not too long ago! I drove a lot during my daily commute so I have been listening to podcast episodes and music! I enjoyed listening to the episodes! I also read lovely children's books that I recommend for children. It is crucial that children read … Continue reading February 2022- What did I listen/read?
Part 1: A Bible verse I chose to represent my feelings, thoughts, and experiences in 2021 is Psalms 147:3 "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Like I told the ladies in my group via a ZOOM meeting, I think, in 2021, there were ups and downs. My "ups" included me attending my … Continue reading January 1, 2022 My testimony
It is officially the last day of 2021. It has been 2 years since I studied abroad and 1 year since I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in History with a concentration in Social and Cultural. This year was certainly full of ups and downs. I was tested positive for COVID-19 this past January and … Continue reading Last day of 2021…
"You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you."--George R.R. Martin I ordered a strawberry Tart and a Vanilla Latte. My sister ordered Earl Grey Tea pot and a piece of strawberry cake Yesterday amid cool weather … Continue reading Lunch at Paul’s Bakery with my sister
Yesterday on a cold Sunday afternoon, my family and I went to Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery to see art exhibits. It was my idea to go see the Hokusai: Mad about Painting Japanese exhibit because I wanted to see it since the artist, Hokusai was famous for painting the widely … Continue reading Day Trip to National Museum of Asian Art in Washington D.C.
Tonight's December thirty-first,Something is about to burst.The clock is crouching, dark and small,Like a time bomb in the hall.Hark, it's midnight, children dear.Duck! Here comes another year!-Ogden Nash I saw this at Hallmark store 2019 sure did fly by! I still remember being in Taiwan for the new year celebration and seeing Taipei 101 with … Continue reading As the year comes to an end…
Watch people when they win, and you will learn something. But watch them when they lose, and you will learn even more.-Chang Yu-i Reading the memoir in the bathtub with a warm cup of jasmine tea (water was orange because I put a bath bomb in the water) *SPOILER ALERT In my Women in Chinese … Continue reading Bound Feet Western Dress Book review
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.-Andy Rooney Hi everyone! Today is the day after Christmas! I hope everyone is having a lovely and relaxing day with loved ones and family. Now that Christmas is over … Continue reading The Day After Christmas
*SPOILER ALERT This past September, I finished reading Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat Pray Love. She shared her experiences living in three countries: Italy, India, and Indonesia for one year as well as her interactions with many people who are from different nations. Before Gilbert jetted off on an adventure, she had to deal with her … Continue reading My review of Eat Pray Love