• A day in hibernation

    Hey, it’s Day 16 of my self-imposed hibernation and Day 11 of the stay-home-and-stay-put-or-else order. How’s everyone doin’? Sixteen days of not leaving the house (except for that supermarket sprint) is a record, even for a nerd…

  • Supermarket Sprint

    Hey guys, it’s Day 10 of my hibernation. In the early morning of Day 7, I skipped out of the house to the grocery store after realizing we were running low on fresh fruits and veggies. To…

  • Social Distancing

    The friend

    So yeah, I’ve officially gone into hibernation. After a whole month of bulk shopping for the apocalypse, I couldn’t wait to get off my feet and crawl into my cave. If you’ve been reading this blog, you…

  • How did we even get here?

    And so for the nth day in a row, I’m sitting at home like a good girl, my nose in books, reading, writing, taking the odd afternoon nap (read: dozing off in this ridiculous heat and humidity,…

  • Lonesome Dory

    Lonesome Dory

    I haven’t had decent fish and chips since we lived in Vancouver, Canada where we used to eat it every weekend because their fish was always so fresh. Their chef in the open kitchen knew us by…

  • Where tomyam mirages lead

    Where tomyam mirages lead

    Like I said, there’s any number of international food choices to pick from if you’re so inclined. But of course, how well they suit your taste buds is another story. As it’s been a while since I…

  • The first week

    The first week

    And just like that, we’re into the second week of the LNY. This year was a little different than what we’d planned but in a nice way. For one thing, we didn’t even get to the part…

  • Lunar New Year, my way

    Lunar New Year, the easy way

    For most people, Lunar New Year is a huge deal and nothing short of the works will do. Me, I keep it simple. You know, once you’ve missed a few lunar new years, it’s easy to sit…

  • The annual beef burger run

    The annual beef burger run

    So I trekked down to McD’s one fine day to catch their Prosperity Burger which, if you didn’t already know, is offered only once a year around Chinese New Year and for one month only. Hence this…

  • The year that wasn't

    The year that wasn’t

    Late to the party again! So here we are, a whole week into the new year! I had all the good intentions of writing a year-end post to rant (mostly) and rave about the year just gone…