“…Taste Experience to the Utmost…”

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  Eleanor Roosevelt  As I start to pack up the remaining things, I can't help but recall the flashbacks of how my first day in South Korea led up to… Continue reading “…Taste Experience to the Utmost…”

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

Inner Nothingness

People often say there are no such things as "thinking of nothing," because even if you're thinking of nothing, you're still thinking of something. Yet, for the first time yesterday, I've realized there are such things as inner nothingness. As I took my evening walk around the neighborhood before the early sunset, my thoughts were consumed… Continue reading Inner Nothingness