Who read this as a kid? Alexander had a bad day, made up of little things like waking up with gum in his hair, not getting a toy in his cereal box, and having to eat lima beans. He threatens to move to Australia repeatedly, because he knows it must be better “anywhere but here”.… Read More Mars and her Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
What happens when you burnout doing what you love? I’m not talking about work, I’m talking about life. I don’t hate life, I don’t think I feel depressed, I’m just…tired. And easily annoyed. Tired of the lack of organization, annoyed by the traffic, tired of dealing with the daily cultural nuances, annoyed with advice on… Read More Burnout, Hong Kong, and non-Pinteresty “Creative Spaces”
Is there a difference between “writing” and “typing”? As our world gets busier, we constantly look for shortcuts, and ways to make life more efficient. Sitting down at a computer and typing what we want to say seems to make sense and save time. But, from personal experience, I know most of those saved hours… Read More “Writing” vs. “Typing”
When I woke up this morning, I was welcomed by Ann Coulter’s lovely smile on a news website. Not my first choice to start off the day, but she wrote a column that did catch my attention. The headline? “Ebola Doc’s Condition Downgraded to ‘Idiotic’”. Wow. So basically, anyone who helps anyone, and it happens… Read More Are You “Idiotic”? Ann Coulter Might Think So…
One of the more popular comments we get from people about living overseas is “You are so lucky! You are living my dream! What an incredible way to live!”. They’re right, it’s pretty darn amazing. When we made the decision to move to the Philippines, we knew there would be issues, inconveniences, and life would… Read More 20 Things No One Told You About Moving Overseas
I realize Starbucks is a very polarizing company. There are basically two camps. Camp Number One loves Starbucks, cannot live without their Starbucks fix, flits from street corner to street corner, getting refills of their caramel hazelnut half caf mochacchino without whip, and of course, posts pictures of each and every cup on Instagram. The… Read More The United Church of the Brewed