Because I’ve grown up in this era, I am used to relying on my phone. When I travel, my phone is invaluable – I’m the person on the corner of the street, staring at Google maps, spinning in circles to figure out which direction I’m supposed to be heading. Reception was a bit wonky today, […]Read more "Directionally challenged"
As I delve into my photography kick, I am becoming fascinated with light. I stand awkwardly with camera in hand and observe the way light filters through one medium, or is blocked by another. Then, I scrunch my face as I hold my camera up to my eye and futz with the aperture, contemplating how […]Read more "My latest fascination"
I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day. Never have been, never will be. When Dane and I first started dating, he wasn’t sure if I meant it when I shared that I didn’t care to celebrate. So in true, quirky Dane fashion, on not-February 14th, he sent me a bunch of flowers, with a note […]Read more "St. Dane’s Day"
Dane loves lamp posts. Specifically, he loves how, as we walk hand in hand down the street, the light filters through the trees, as if to bestow magic on every leaf. I love snow. Specifically, I love how snow illuminates while it blankets, making the ordinary seem ethereal. The effect doubled with this very standard […]Read more "Glow"
Dane’s 40 before 40 list started out very ambitious, very serious, very no-nonsense. As someone who deeply admires his goal-oriented nature but also cares about his sanity, I encouraged him to add some goals of a more frivolous nature. He added the Rubik’s cube. Sticking with the theme of frivolous, for his 30th birthday, I […]Read more "Cube"
Happy New Year! According to one legend, Pig overslept on the day of the Jade Emperor’s party, and thus was the twelfth and last to arrive. Perhaps that explains my brother’s proclivity for sleeping in. On the other hand, my mom insists that since it is the year of the pig, all pigs will bring […]Read more "Happy Chinese New Year 2019"