October 2017: Tropics in My Mind

    My eyes sting from staring at my screen for too long, watching words form on and move around blank documents. I don’t need to tell you how busy I’ve been with my job (it’s not particularly a stellar description of someone’s day now, is it? Everybody always seems preoccupied). But for a quick […]

About That Scar

Two years ago, I had a series of insect bites that led to a huge skin problem. Nasty red patches surfaced on my skin and spread throughout my feet and legs like wildfire. It even felt like wildfire: I remember the burn jolting me awake on some nights and I had to try my damn […]

Life Update + August Favorites

As you may or may not know, I moved houses two months ago with the fam. Our new place is smaller, but nicer for the same reason. It was nice to step inside the house and see only the essentials: appliances we really use, salvage-able books  and wearable clothes we plan on keeping for years, […]

June 2017 Mood

What a crazy month it has been. This June, I moved to a new place, celebrated my anniversary with my partner, and had erratic writing assignments at work. Not to mention, lots of freelance projects. Here are the little things that brightened me up while I was swamped with to-do’s! 1. “Worn is reclaiming fashion […]

Oversized

I saw this gingham shirt on local street style brand, Copper. I was surprised it hasn’t sold out yet despite being an old item—in fact it’s still available on Copper’s website as of writing. I’m not necessarily claiming that my tastes in clothing flow in the same current as the market’s, but this gingham shirt, […]

May 2017 Mood

Post is a little late into the month, but here you go. I’m crazy for these things lately: Coconut Mango Cheesecake from Kuppa Roastery and Cafe. I never use the phrase “slice of heaven” when describing food because quite frankly, no dish or dessert has given me the impression of paradise until I had a […]

Owning It

I was initially hesitant to get out of the house clad in this outfit. After getting dressed, I had to stay a good 20 minutes in my bedroom, standing in front of the mirror and studying the details of what I was wearing. My mind oscillated between the length of my short shorts and the best […]