Tag Archive | life

Busy, busy, busy

Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything. For that I apologize. I’ve just been really busy. My sister  and a family friend were in town visiting, I was on deadline with a few stories, people were celebrating their birthdays and I had two weddings to attend in two weeks. This isn’t a very substantial […]

To-do lists

For this week: Finish Lakeside Villager guide for Madison Park Times (most by Tuesday, ALL by Friday). Do three job searches for unemployment claim (and also, to find a job). Facial appointment at Ulta on Saturday. For this month: Read three Asian-themed books for Northwest Asian Weekly. Continue doing three job searches per week for […]

Story of my life

I recently watched a movie about two con men brothers whose cons are planned out as stories drummed up by the elder Stephen. After some time, the younger Bloom more or less becomes burnt out and wants to go straight. In other words, he wants a life that is all his own and not something contrived from […]

Happiness vs. Survival

Where does the pursuit of happiness end and the pursuit to survive begin? Since leaving the Post Register and moving back to Seattle, a lot has been going on in my life, but at the same time, not much. I’ve been unemployed for two and a half months and home for about two. And while […]

Sleep tight, don’t let the insecurities bite!

At three in the morning, she’s still awake, nowhere near falling asleep. Which doesn’t make sense considering the day she’d just lived through — especially considering the day she’d just lived through. Physically, mentally and emotionally drained, she should be dead on her feet and ready to drop at any moment. And in a way, […]

Shit happens

And sometimes, there’s nothing you can do about it. You’ve just got to deal with it, learn from it and move on. You’ve just got to remember that whatever is happening now really isn’t that big of a deal in the great scheme of things and it all happened for a reason. Just keep your […]

Beyond friendship: Relationships and their effects on us, Part 2

Beyond friendship: Relationships and their effects on us, Part 2

Apparently, my previous post wasn’t enough to convince some people that I’m not cynical. Just because they think I’m not as romantic as they are. Although, I don’t think I ever said I wasn’t romantic; I just happen to have very strong opinions about how I think male-female relationships of the romantic variety should work. I also […]