Still, we need to calm down

This marks day 9 of working from home. From what I can see via my little window (ah, bless computers), the Western world has trudged, albeit sluggishly and begrudgingly, from a state of denial to making acceptance's acquaintance. Early Morning. Wednesday, March 25 2020 I sent my adopted aunt, M, a message on LINE, a… Continue reading Still, we need to calm down

That’s raddish

In light of some confusion over my previous post, which began with a fictional short story based on the ongoing childhood of yours truly, I'd just like to make one comment: I am not thirty-two years old. Actually, I have over a decade more to go before I become that. So, now that we've cleared… Continue reading That’s raddish

my first characters

In the western world, most people probably started off learning the alphabet with 'A' or 'a' for apple. Should the preliminary curriculum all of a sudden change course by 180 degrees and start with 'Z', parents might storm down the schools and government. Consider you lucky, you people who only have to deal with 26… Continue reading my first characters

giv’em the karats, but save me the carrots

Is it wedding season or what!? This summer alone five couples I personally know (as in not my great-aunt's friend's son-in-law's nephew) are getting married! It really is stunning here in Vancouver at this moment though. The days are long, and tender foliage shimmers under the late afternoon sun, casting my studio in its bosky… Continue reading giv’em the karats, but save me the carrots

Layers

It's amazing how an actual attempt in putting your mind to something can make you realize how terrible you are at focusing. I am, by no means, one who is timid in enforcing self control. But at times (blame spring and the fever that comes with it) I just find progress depressingly close to being… Continue reading Layers

Fad Thai

Arms flailing and thrashing to keep my dizzy head above crashing waves of deadlines, presentations, and life in general, I was tempted to abandon the task of making dinner altogether and make an SOS call for pizza. I picked up the phone...and set it back down: I couldn't. I knew I would feel terrible as,… Continue reading Fad Thai