I’m still thinking about this Cocha French Toast 4 months later…

A plate of Concha French Toast with strawberries and blueberries.

👩‍💻 Today is my Friday so I’m closing my laptop until Monday. If you want to talk about work related things, I don’t want to talk to you. Please go away.

Today is apparently National Camera Day. I have no idea who comes up with these seemingly random National holidays, but I’m here for it.

And so today got me thinking of some of the digital cameras I’ve owned in the past. Continue Reading →

👩‍💻 I have been working inside this cafe for 8+ hours since the Internet is down at my house. I have been in meetings for 6 hours of those 8. I’m not sure when the Internet will be back up (it’s been out since 8pm last night) but I do not want a repeat of this tomorrow. I just want to go home.

The Stop sign has something to say.

stop sign that says Stop Genocide.

I heard there was a heatwave going on across the country right now.

I spent quite a few years in the Middle East (in my namesake city) where heat is the norm. I grew up in the East Coast (of the US), where we had 4 seasons, and summers were hot and humid. Continue Reading →

A (somewhat vintage) collection of photographs from my walk this past weekend with the Ricoh GRIIIx.

Pride rainbow flag hanging on a light pole. Trees in the background.

“You look tired today.”

It wasn’t meant to be offensive, just an observation from a co-worker whom I respect, when we got on a video call today. The truth is, I’m exhausted. I’m typically really good at hiding how I’m feeling on camera, but not today.

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I have always loved reading, even as a child. I remember reading under the covers until 2am, way past lights out and my bedtime. I would go to the library after school and put my name down on the waiting list for newly released books. I’d (im)patiently wait for my turn. Continue reading →

📚 Book 18 of 2024 - Finished A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas (⭐3/5)

Book 3.5 of the ACOTAR series. Not much really happened in this book and I probably could’ve skipped over it, and it would’ve been fine.

Highlighted quote:

“I have to create, or it was all for nothing. I have to create, or I will crumple up with despair and never leave my bed. I have to create because I have no other way of voicing this.” Her hand rested on her heart, and my eyes burned.