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May 23, 2024: Days 22 and 23 of WeblogPoMo2024 Just catching up: On Grief and Loss - My thoughts on how growing older is just a journey of learning to let go while …

May 22, 2024: 📚 Book 16 of 2024 - Finished: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel (⭐5/5) Thoughts: This was a really hard book to put down. If you’re into …

May 21, 2024: Day 21 of WeblogPoMo2024 I planned to write something different today, but I needed to give myself a pep talk. Listing out a few quotes to help get me …

May 20, 2024: Day 20 of WeblogPoMo2024 I hit my 365 days streak of Duolingo today! I absolutely failed learning Chinese but I think I’m doing pretty well …

May 19, 2024: 🛒 Costco trips always feels like an all day event and I am so exhausted afterwards. Today we ended up spending 1.5hrs in there and walking 3 miles …

May 19, 2024: Day 19 of WeblogPoMo2024 I’m staring at a blank screen (or not so blank after writing these words), and I honestly have no idea what to write for …

May 18, 2024: Day 18 of WeblogPoMo2024 I try to funnel a lot of my posts through my Mb hosted page to keep everything somewhat centralized, which causes my blogging …

May 17, 2024: 📚 Book 15 of 2024 – Finished: Meet Me on the Bridge by Sarah J Harris (⭐4/5) Thoughts: This was very Time Traveler’s Wife-esque. I …

May 17, 2024: Peruvian cuisine for dinner tonight. I wanted to try something new and was recommended their best seller: the Aji De Gallina Bowl.1 Not what I was …

May 17, 2024: 💤 I was planning on going to happy hour, but then decided last minute that what I really need is a NAPpy hour. So off to dreamland I go.

May 17, 2024: Day 17 of WeblogPoMo2024 I had a lot of internalized feelings growing up, especially as someone in a very strict household. Feelings were weird, we …

May 16, 2024: Day 16 of WeblogPoMo2024 Receiving not so great news first thing in the morning really dampens the mood for the rest of the day. I’ve been …

May 15, 2024: Day 15 of WeblogPoMo2024 I met up with a former co-worker of mine (from 10 years ago!) who was in town last night. We worked together in the east …

May 14, 2024: Day 14 of WeblogPoMo2024 I have a list of things I want to talk about, but I don’t really feel like writing about any of them right now. Is this …

May 13, 2024: Day 13 of WeblogPoMo2024 It’s Monday, and I’m mentally preparing myself for another week of waking up early. This will be my schedule for the …

May 12, 2024: Day 12 of WeblogPoMo2024 Play me the Mother of Songs - This is for those who have a good, bad, or no relationship with their mothers. For those who …

May 11, 2024: 📚 Book 14 of 2024 – Finished: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas (⭐4/5) Highlighted quote: “There are good days and hard days for …

May 11, 2024: Day 11 of WeblogPoMo2024 Although I have loved and still love many of Pablo Neruda’s poetry, over the years, I have kept coming back to an …

May 11, 2024: 🗓️ // 050424-051024 This week has absolutely drained me that it’s a wonder that I even still have the energy to type this out. Also probably …

May 10, 2024: 🫂 Embracing the start of the weekend with open arms.

May 10, 2024: Day 10 of WeblogPoMo2024 I had a blog written about my state of mind this week and trashed it because I thought it became too personal. I ended up …

May 9, 2024: Day 9 of WeblogPoMo2024 Have you ever written your vacuum cleaner a love letter? No? Me neither… well, until now. That’s how much I love …

May 8, 2024: Day 8 of WeblogPoMo2024 I wrote about a favorite book of mine, and listed out some of my favorite quotes. It changed my life growing up, and maybe it …

May 7, 2024: Day 7 of WeblogPoMo2024 One of the things I am working through this year is Project 366, which is essentially a photo a day. I started the year off …

May 6, 2024: Had the most delicious Ethiopian food for dinner tonight. We’ve been on a hunt for some authentic Ethiopian cuisine since moving to the West …

May 6, 2024: Day 6 of WeblogPoMo2024 On having good days and bad days when it comes to my Internalized Anxiety.

May 5, 2024: ☀️ I am the absolute happiest (and most productive) when the sun is out.

May 5, 2024: Day 5 of WeblogPoMo2024 Sometimes, I struggle to find the right words and don’t know how to reach out to bloggers I admire. This post is …

May 4, 2024: 🌧️ I love listening to the rain outside of my window but rainy days also make me feel some type of way. It makes me not want to get out of bed, or out …

May 4, 2024: Day 4 of WeblogPoMo2024 It’s Star Wars day! I don’t know anything about Star Wars and yet it seems to follow me everywhere I go and here’s why. Read …

May 3, 2024: 🗓️ // 042724-050324 So many things happening and starting this week, I’m trying to keep up with typing the words popping up in my head. A lot of …

May 3, 2024: Day 3 of WeblogPoMo2024 I’m not the best at math but I have this odd fascination of marking the passage of time by counting months (days, hours, and …

May 2, 2024: Bonus, day 2: unputdownable – the last of the challenge! My camera is attached to me at all times when I’m out, and is basically …

May 2, 2024: 📸 Spontaneously dropped by a local camera shop and put $$ down for a Ricoh GR IIIx. Now impatiently waiting for it to arrive.

May 2, 2024: Day 2 of WeblogPoMo2024 I’m off work until Tuesday next week and what better post than a list of things that make me cringe at work. If there’s one …

May 1, 2024: Bonus, day 1: bubble If you haven’t figured it out yet, I am absolutely obsessed with bubble (tea). #mbApr

May 1, 2024: Day 1 of WeblogPoMo2024 I’ve been wanting to get back into writing, but have repeatedly failed. Last year, I gave myself a goal of writing at least …

Apr 30, 2024: Day 30: hometown A majority of my life was spent in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) and will always consider it my hometown. I haven’t been …

Apr 29, 2024: Day 29: drift #mbApr

Apr 29, 2024: This past weekend (4/27), we went to Berkeley to check out the Boba Day event for National Boba Day. We got there around 4pm, but since we didn’t have …

Apr 28, 2024: Day 28: community #mbApr

Apr 27, 2024: Day 27: surprise Pleasantly surprised to see a pay phone with a phone book still attached to it today. #mbApr

Apr 27, 2024: 🏠 De-webbing the outside of the house is so difficult when you have an insanely high roof with different levels. Moving to California… I never …

Apr 26, 2024: 🗓️ // 042024-042624 April is zooming on by and I’m still trying to wrap my head around how we’re almost at the end of the month. I toyed around with …

Apr 26, 2024: 📚 Book 13 of 2024 – Finished: The Woman in Me by Britney Spears (⭐3/5) Note(s): It was nice to hear the story of Britney from Britney herself …

Apr 26, 2024: Day 26: critter I initially thought a critter is just a bug, and I was going to say that Cocoa has been told she looked like a bug. After consulting …

Apr 25, 2024: Day 25: spine Some of the spines of these books are still in near-perfect condition because I haven’t gotten around to opening and reading them …

Apr 25, 2024: 🐘 I just joined Mastodon today and I have no idea what I’m doing. It looks similar to Twitter/Bluesky so the learning curve can’t be that …

Apr 24, 2024: Day 24: light As the light fades into the horizon… #mbApr

Apr 24, 2024: 📚 Book 12 of 2024 - Finished: What Lies in the Woods by Kate Alice Marshall (⭐4/5) My book club pick for April, finished at 2AM this morning. …

Apr 23, 2024: Day 23: dreamy #mbApr

Apr 23, 2024: I took a break from using Obsidian when I switched to Craft last year. Now, I’m using Obsidian to back up my posts in various social platforms …

Apr 22, 2024: Day 22: blue I have a ton of blue (sky) photos in my library but I figured I’d change things up and showcase the blue-ness of the water instead. …

Apr 22, 2024: On sunny days, I can’t resist grabbing my camera(s). I’m always searching for beauty in the everyday, like blue skies and sailboats …

Apr 22, 2024: 👩‍💻 As much as I enjoy consulting in Product, sometimes it’s nerve-wracking when your engagement ends and you look into your next …

Apr 21, 2024: Day 21: mountain 📍 Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, CA #mbApr

Apr 20, 2024: Changed up my Archive page from list form to more of a paragraph layout. I think it provides a bit of a cleaner look, especially as the number of my …

Apr 20, 2024: Day 20: ice It’s not quite ice (cream) but close enough – Frozen Yogurt with gummy bears + crumbled heath chocolate. #mbApr

Apr 19, 2024: 🗓️ // 041324-041924 I can’t believe I’m writing one of these again already. I feel like I just wrote my very first one a few hours ago. …

Apr 19, 2024: Day 19: birthday Went glamping in 2022 for my birthday. LC set this up in our tent and it was a pleasant surprise! #mbApr

Apr 18, 2024: It’s 9:01PM PST, which means Taylor Swift’s new album The Tortured Poets Department is officially out. Favorite tracks still pending. …

Apr 18, 2024: Day 18: mood Cocoa is always sleeping, and if she’s not sleeping… she’s yawning because she’s sleepy. This perfectly …

Apr 18, 2024: Things didn’t turn out as I anticipated when it comes to exporting my old blog posts (and then importing them here). I discovered that not only …

Apr 18, 2024: I’m planning on manually importing my archived Wordpress posts on here in the coming days. The posts will be from around 2007-2016. …

Apr 17, 2024: Day 17: transcendence I guess you can call 2020’s red skies in San Francisco1 a moment of transcendence. no filter, photo …

Apr 17, 2024: 🪥 Teeth cleaning day today. Not a fan of going to the dentist. There’s just something about dentists with their sharp tools just poking and …

Apr 16, 2024: Day 16: flâneur This is me - just being a modern flâneur, attempting to snap photos of life’s little moments. #mbApr

Apr 16, 2024: Just got an invite to Airchat after hearing about it recently. Not sure what to make of it yet. Very reminiscent of Clubhouse, with a mix of Twitter …

Apr 15, 2024: 📚 Book 11 of 2024 - Finished: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (⭐️3.5/5) Note(s): Not as good as the Fourth Wing series, hoping the other …

Apr 15, 2024: 👩‍💻 I found out this morning that the opportunity I was exploring did not pan out, as expected. A little bummed but the reasoning made sense. Reminder …

Apr 15, 2024: Day 15: small Feeling quite small in this big, big world. #mbApr

Apr 14, 2024: 🧑‍🌾 Went to the farmer’s market today and picked up some local honey from one of the vendors. There’s a list of Coming Soon food options …

Apr 14, 2024: Day 14: cactus An assortment of cactus. #mbApr

Apr 13, 2024: Day 13: page The stories the pages of my journal could tell… #mbApr

Apr 12, 2024: 🗓️ // 040624-041224 First time trying this out. Let’s see how long I can keep this up, and if I do… it’d be nice to see how I can …

Apr 12, 2024: Day 12: magic Coffee (hot or cold) is like liquid magic for me. It can really transform my mood in the mornings. #mbApr

Apr 11, 2024: Day 11: Sky Pretty stoked to have my word chosen for today’s theme. I love a good sky photo, especially when there are wispy clouds involved …

Apr 11, 2024: My back has progressively gotten worse this past week. It’s been super painful to sit and stand so I finally gave in and scheduled a physical …

Apr 10, 2024: 👩‍💻 There is an opportunity that I am exploring tomorrow but ugh, my imposter syndrome is strong on this one.

Apr 10, 2024: Day 10: train Inside of a BART car even though BART is technically not a train, but more so a “heavy-rail public transit”. I have heard …

Apr 9, 2024: Day 9: crispy I am absolutely obsessed with this crispy Shrimp Toast (Chinese Donut, Minced Shrimp, Spicy Aioli) from a local restaurant. #mbApr

Apr 9, 2024: 🐶 Cocoa’s day at the dentist (yesterday) I’m always anxious every time Cocoa goes to the dentist, especially now that she’s getting …

Apr 8, 2024: Day 8: prevention An apple a day keeps the doctor away… especially if the apple is this big 😳 #mbApr

Apr 8, 2024: It’s been a year since I joined Bluesky. I feel like so much has happened over there since then. I’ve been using the platform on and off …

Apr 7, 2024: Day 7: well-being I love to stay active as much as I can for my well-being. One of the ways I do that is through cycling, although lately, I’ve …

Apr 6, 2024: Day 6: windy It’s (typically) always windy here since it’s high up but when Karl the fog is not present, it’s 1000% worth the view. …

Apr 5, 2024: 👩‍💻 After 389 days, today marks an end of a chapter for me. Looking for brighter (and hopefully much better) things ahead. Fingers crossed.

Apr 5, 2024: Day 5: serene I have always found my calm by being near the water, and so I see this as my perfect photo representation for today’s prompt. …

Apr 4, 2024: Day 4: foliage Autumn is my favorite season so of course fall foliage is my absolute favorite. #mbApr

Apr 3, 2024: Day 3: card There’s just something about physical library cards that I like… #mbApr

Apr 2, 2024: Day 2: flowers Had a little hiccup with my Photo Challenge submission yesterday but fingers crossed we’re all good today. #mbApr

Apr 1, 2024: Day 1: toy Excited to be participating in my very first Micro.blog Photo Challenge #mbApr

Mar 30, 2024: 🏠 Day 5 of getting our floors done: complete Another 12+ hour day that started at 7am. Never knew how tedious measuring and installing baseboards …

Mar 29, 2024: I will never get tired of these green, rolling hills… especially since they never last long. Come near summer, they all will have turned brown.

Mar 29, 2024: 👩‍💻 Decided last minute to take a half day from work to recharge, and for the sake of my mental health. Now it’s a matter of forcing myself to …

Mar 28, 2024: 🏠 Day 4 of getting our floors done: complete Planks are all installed! Just have to put on the baseboards which will happen Saturday. Never had …

Mar 27, 2024: 🏠 Day 3 of getting our floors done: complete Installers moved around furniture and prepped the floors. Halfway finished the living room. Had issues …

Mar 26, 2024: 🏠 Day 2 of getting our floors done: complete The installers were here for 12.5+ hours. The floor planks upstairs have all been put in minus base …

Mar 25, 2024: 🏠 Day 1 of getting our floors done: complete Spent the day resetting the breaker for the installers because their sander kept shortening the wiring. …

Mar 25, 2024: Hello World - I'm new here. Standing at the edge trying to figure out what to make of this place. Note: Any post before this data has been imported from third party apps.