Oh, you… Seattle.

Sometimes I hate Seattle. I hate its depressingly grey, heavy skies. I hate its aggressive homeless problem. I hate its pretentiously boring hipsters. I hate its constant chill in the air. I hate its aloofness. I hate its million-dollar baby strollers. I hate its many fun-filled dog parks with its overpriced apartments’ no-pet policies. I…

Staring at Fear

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”…

Leaving + Loving the Past…

I recently embarked on a mission to leave the past behind and start fresh, despite having to return to a city that harbors tons of memories. I came back for a job. I quit the job. Now I’m launching a new life. It sure is funny, though, how the universe keeps throwing things at you….

it all starts with a dream…

(i did not take this picture.) i had a dream last night that i was on a school trip in london. prince william was hanging out a lot with us, and we got quite close. we really wanted to be together, but it was just too complicated. then i found out the wedding would take…

Lumpia

Tonight after enjoying a silent film (Speedy – Harold Lloyd) at the Paramount, I came upon Leilani’s Lumpia Stand. Their crispy treats filled with beef, chix, or veggies might be small, but they sure do hit the spot. mmmmmm…