Journal

My Rule of Life, 2019-2020 Edition

In April 2018, I wrote about how to go about establishing a rule of life, and since this has been a subject coming up recently, I thought it was time for an annual revisit. I've broken my guidelines into Morning - Day/Afternoon - Evening - and General/Year-Round. Please don't mistake this as me touting some [...]

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Newsletter 02

This week felt longer than it actually was, which usually is a fairly good indication that I'm worn out. The summer months tend to be busier (for all of us), with increased visitors at my day job, and more family-oriented activities, birthdays, etc. for our time away from work. 1) I tried out a new [...]

What’s Playing: Love 020

Viewed: 2019. 03/13-03/21 Netflix episode list and trailer available here. This post is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Netflix. I was bound to stumble upon this 2016 drama series sooner or later. Xiao Nai (Yang Yang) is a young entrepreneur designing his first game with his college-age friends when he stumbles upon Bei [...]

Lavender’s Blue

This year's birthday marked a quiet celebration of lavender, lovingly woven into the decorations and gifts from loved ones (see below) and culminating into a long-wished-for dream, visiting a real-life lavender farm. As it turned out, we didn't have to fly to Provence, just to find lavender fields. In a small town in the Midwest, [...]

What’s Playing: Ashes of Love

Viewed: 2018. 12/23-21/31 2019. 01/01-01/18 Netflix episode list and trailer available here. This post is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Netflix. Ashes of Love, Ashes of Love. Oh, this was ever such a nice surprise! Looking for a palette cleanser after Meteor Garden, I stumbled onto this fantasy series about an immortal romance [...]