A Day in Providence

Rhode Island, the Ocean State, may be the smallest state in the United States but its vivacuous, beautiful, and historically rich character make up for its size. Its capital, Providence, is a city… Continue reading

Brown University: an Ivy League dream

March 31 was Ivy Day which means all the Ivy League institutions (Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, Colombia, Cornell, UPenn, and Brown) sent out their decisions to thousands of students and only a handful… Continue reading

See You Soon, Nepal!

“What are you going to do in Kathmandu? Are you going on a safari?” “No, I’m actually going on a trek in the Everest region!” “WOW! How luxurious!” “No actually, it’s not… I… Continue reading

Hanging Loose at Disney Aulani Resort, Ko Olina, Hawaii 

Opposites attract. That old adage can’t be farther from the truth when describing me and my husband. Early on in our relationship, I have noticed we were interested in different things. His idea… Continue reading

Travel the world with my Starbucks mugs

I used to collect Hard Rock Cafe t-shirts mainly because they had the names of the cities they were from on the front of every shirt. It was my way of letting people know… Continue reading

Simple moments

Since my son’s bone marrow transplant, we’ve been hiding in solitude–keeping away from germs, afraid of waking up the monster beast called cancer and its violent return. I do miss my social life.… Continue reading

My life in seasons 

   Autumn is my favorite season. I love watching the leaves change from green to orange, red, yellow, and brown. The weather is also  gorgeous during this time of the year. It’s not… Continue reading

It’s cancer. Again.

Originally posted on Kuya's Notebook:
This is my brother, Jude. He’s ten years old. And in December 2010, he had a bone marrow transplant that saved his life. Today, I found out that…

Bidding Farewell…for now!

For those of you who are following me here, and to the incredible new friends I’ve made through the wonderful world of blogging, I bid farewell… for now. I haven’t mentioned anything about… Continue reading

Hiking through the Rainforest Jungle at Mānoa Falls

Before  we left for Hawaii, there was a short period of time when I was going through emotional fatigue. My days involved many unproductive hours just laying in bed. Thankfully, I snapped out of… Continue reading