Before my dad passed away, I didn’t give a second thought to how well God planned the sequence of Christmas then New Year. Christmas is a time to remember Jesus. It’s a time of hope and rejuvenation. It’s a time for celebration, because no matter what is going on or who you lost, nothing can … Continue reading Why does Christmas come before New Years?
A quick Google search will show you that Seoul alone has dozens of beautiful, interesting museums. I'm willing to go on a month-long trip to Seoul just to explore the history that's captured there. Unfortunately, we were only able to stop by one museum on this trip, but I list a few other museums I'd … Continue reading Museums of Seoul
Nearby the cafe-lined streets of Bukhon Hanok Village is Samcheong Park. Whenever you go to a new place, it's always a good idea to visit a museum and a park to get a glimpse into the past and present life of the place you're visiting. Plus, parks are awesome. Samcheong Park is a great place … Continue reading Old City Walls and Samcheong Park
Taman Sari is a charming spa in Central Jakarta. It has locally inspired decor, and a great menu of services. We were welcomed with hot ginger tea, got papaya milk scrubs (I recommend it), and ended with local orange juice and tropical fruit; today was watermelon, papaya, and green melons. I find their price and service … Continue reading Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa
As 2016 comes to a close, I'm taking a few moments to look back and be thankful for the year so far. This year was a test and a blessing, as I lost one of my favorite clients and gained four. I have amazing clients who teach me new things at every interaction. I worked from … Continue reading Being grateful for 2016
Some of us are married with kids, some of us are Tinder veterans. Some of us are virgins, some of us have an intimate knowledge of all of our fetishes. Some of us are living at home trying to figure out what we want to do next. Some of us are young professionals with promising … Continue reading What should we even be doing at 25?
Sharenting: When parents share information about their children on social media Did you know that more than 1/2 of parents who share about their children on social media give information that could identify their child's location? A sharenting study by the University of Michigan found some disturbing trends in the social media habits of parents regarding … Continue reading Photo Privacy: Organize and Secure Your Photos with Sherish
Warning: There's a ramble about life below, written and recorded for my sanity and retrospection. It has very little to do with anyone or anything else, and it doesn't really have a clear train of thought, so feel free to move on to the next post or amuse yourself in other places on the Internet. … Continue reading A Note About Regret
Long hair is great for keeping you warm (especially the ears), but in a tropical country like the Philippines it's a nuisance. Long hair is heavy, there's too much of it, and it takes up oodles of shampoo! So, for all you ladies with at least eight inches of hair to spare, please consider taking the Matrix … Continue reading #MatrixChallenge with David’s Salon: Chopping it all off
Every year should be better for you than the last one was, and one way to make sure that happens is to treat each year as a contract. Consider everything you've done and are doing this year, and decide whether you want to take it with you into the next. Look at your current living … Continue reading 2014 was a contract, Make 2015 a better one