Where is Home?

People say traveling broadens your horizons. Traveling helps you become more versatile with changes,and understand your purpose in life. I’ve been on the go for the past five years. I've studied in  Japan, worked in South Korea, lived in New York, studied in  Italy, and now heading to the Philippines! WHEW! By this rate, I’ve honestly forgotten… Continue reading Where is Home?

What Connects Us As Humans

As much as I’ve emotionally prepared myself before coming to New York, I still find myself dumbfounded by the new things that unexpectedly occur each day. The transition as a graduate student is prominently different. Realistically speaking, the struggles to adapt are REAL. While adapting, one thing I find fascinating about New York is its… Continue reading What Connects Us As Humans

The Natural World

My father is in his late 50's. Year after year, he often told us how he yearned to move back to Vietnam when he retires. He wants to live in the countryside where he could relax, and not have to keep up with the world's expectation. My mother and I laughed to ourselves thinking there's no way he would… Continue reading The Natural World

The Big Dipper

The night was very still and the dark skies were painted with sparkling stars. As I stood and star gazed, I spotted a big dipper vividly beaming among the mystical night skies. After being gone for a year and a half in Korea, I revisited my hometown recently. As I shortly returned to a small… Continue reading The Big Dipper