Life in 2014

To see things thousands of miles away, things hidden behind walls and within rooms, things dangerous to come to, to draw closer, to see and be amazed. The Life Magazine motto in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is inspirational. And it happened as part of my first-time experience at a drive-in movie theatre. Chairs … Continue reading Life in 2014


Dragon Boat Festival Weekend

Four day weekends are the way to live. What's wrong with having a three-day work week? I bet lots of people would be down with that. Despite the fact that we have to make up Friday's day off this Saturday. Wednesday Night: Watched Terminator Salvation. Action was great, Christian Bale was manly, not enough plot. … Continue reading Dragon Boat Festival Weekend


After watching Bedtime Stories today (which was totally cheesy, but had its funny parts), I was totally craving hamburgers, so for dinner, we went to JB Burger. They had some seriously good burgers. The wait was a bit long, but it was totally worth it. The potato slices were equally as good, and they even … Continue reading Hamburgers


I made John, my favorite student, cry the other day.It was English Activity Day for the fifth graders, and his team didn't make the required points to participate, so they had to write me a paper first. He hastily wrote one according to my prompt, and expected me to accept it. The paper didn't make … Continue reading Nerds

Day 8

The doctor came by and said that the antibiotics have greatly reduced the amount of bacteria in me, but it's not entirely gone so that means that I still have to be on antibiotics for few more days. I thought I was going to be able to get out today. He said that we'll do … Continue reading Day 8

Words to Live By

For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope … Continue reading Words to Live By


I'm so tired.Since break started, I have been going to bed around 4am in the morning, and then waking up around noon to entertain or hang out with family. After a week of Nine Percent, Roxy 99, Luxy, meeting new people, late-night mahjong-playing, watching YesMan, playing cards at a teahouse til four in the morning, … Continue reading Sleeeeep