On Your Birthday, My Love

2008, Starbucks Gateway, smoking area. 2 friends starting to get to know each other while sipping their own frappucino drinks on 1 weekday afternoon. I’m trying to recall if I …

To My 20 Year Old Self

Hi Jarl, In a few hours, I’ll be saying goodbye to another decade of my life and will be bidding hello to a brand new chapter of life. Birthdays are …

Grace in Defeat

“I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful.” – William C. Hannan Tomorrow marks …

Why Darwin?

Why Darwin? At the back of my mind, I ask… why not Darwin? I’ve been answering this question for almost 6 months to people now, to the point that I’m …

Valentine’s Day 2017

It’s 11:00pm, 14th of February 2017. First Valentine’s Day celebration as a married couple. I’m propped up on our bed, writing this blog post while my husband is snoring beside …

Twenty Seventeen

I wake up to a brand new day, but this time most especially, to a brand new year. I won’t wish for the next 365 days to be good to …