You should document your life. Or just about anything. Document it! Recently Ai Wei Wei made a film called the Human Flow. It is about the recent refugees' crisis and he traveled to many countries documenting their stories. Stories of mothers, children, and refugees who had to leave their home because of their religious belief,... Continue Reading →



Mini orchids are so cute. I wanted a pet but as you know I am very busy. I do not have enough time to be at home to take care of a cute animal because I work full-time and going to school full-time. So the other day, I got a gift. It was a mini... Continue Reading →

Dish That Reminds You of Childhood

A unique food that reminds me of my childhood is a home-made rice sausage. It is not really a dish, but this topic reminded me that I should introduce more interesting to my readers. In the Hmong community, we have a sticky rice stuffed sausage that can be found in smaller Hmong markets. You might have to... Continue Reading →

Solar Eclipse

I'm a little late on this, but I just wanted to document my experience of the solar eclipse. It was all over the news on 8/21/17 and I remember being like, "Is it really that big of a deal?" Yes. After watching NASA's live video and the explanations on the web, I concluded that it was... Continue Reading →

The Magical Night

If anyone of you had not seen the lights festival, I highly recommend it! It's a magical night that you would not want to miss. There may be many organizations that do it but the one I registered with is called Lightfest. They go to a different city and you can check on their website... Continue Reading →

Hey Bestie…

This is a moment when my bestie motivated me. I was quite confused the other day about what I want to do with my life. Where I want to be? What will my future look like? I just don’t know anymore. I thought I got it all figured out. I am a grad student after... Continue Reading →


What does everyone in the world want? We all want happiness. HAPPY. H-A-P-P-Y! A simple word but difficult to have. Happiness they say often comes in many forms. Some people define happiness as a relationship with a partner, getting materials goods like buying a new car, or computer, eating super good food (for those foodies)... Continue Reading →

Something nice!

Sometimes you just need someone to say something nice. Especially having a bad day, you need a little encouragement. Or after a fight. Or raining day. (Don’t get me wrong, some people like raining days.) Or after having a nightmare. I like hearing nice things because it keeps me uplifted. I go to work feeling... Continue Reading →

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