Volunteering With Fardos

I have grown incredibly attached to my Syrian friends, whom I volunteer with at Catholic Charities in Atlanta. ...

Today, I played Can’t Help Falling In Love on the Ukulele

This song was played really badly, I’ve been meaning to learn finger-plucking, and just did the simplest technique. ...

Today, I drew rain.

After yesterday’s resolve to post more, I had already almost not done anything for today. My boyfriend says ...

Hey everyone, I drew sadness.

Trying something new to improve my skills.

Three Day, Three Quotes Challenge: Day 3

On the last day of my quotes challenge, I decided to choose another song. Here is one of ...

Three Day, Three Quotes Challenge: Day 2

Every birth year, I look back and reflect on what life lessons in that year resonated with me ...

Three Day, Three Quote Challenge: Day 1

iWinta was nominated by Simon at To Cut a A Short Story Short, and please check his blog ...

A New Start

Things in life happens when they are ready to happen. When they are not ready to happen, all ...

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WL Reflections: May and June 2018

How much can you change in a year? It’s been more than a year after my reflection in ...

Mindfulness: Nothing Like a Blank Page of Paper

I almost wanted to publish this blog post blank (Heh). I don’t think that would have helped clear ...

Thoughts on Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

I’ve never been a huge fan of self-help books. My siblings and I come from a small town, ...

On Religion: “You know what… I’ll pray for you”

… was what I was told as soon as she knew that I wasn’t religious. “Huh,” I thought. ...

10 Reasons Why Didn’t Want to Leave Vietnam

I remember arriving in the Atlanta International Airport after a 24+ hours long flight (with a canceled flight ...

Perspective

“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how ...

Vietnam Transportations: To Motorbike or Not?

Motorbikes are riding within inches of each other, the loud whirring sound of the motor and fumes fill ...

A Blogging Post to Get the Ball Rolling

What is the definition of procrastination?  I’ll tell you later…  Ha, get it? I saw that joke in ...

Vietnam: Hiking and Swimming in Ba Ho (Three Pools), Nha Trang

Ba Ho is a must-visit destination for a day trip while in Nha Trang. Regardless of local or ...

Vietnam: Yang Bay, Nha Trang and Why I’m Not Impressed

Yang Bay Eco Park is a tourist destination approximately 1 hour away from the Nha Trang city center. ...

Vietnam: Making Traditional Bánh Tét During Lunar New Year

It’s pretty cool to have family in Vietnam. Unless we have a Couchsurf host arrangement already made, we ...

Vietnam: Layover Fiasco, Conquering Jetlag, and Meeting Our Pet Pig!

I’ve never used an airport intercom before. After 15+ hours of our first leg of the flight and ...