There’s one memory from my youth that is a popular family tale, often brought up over dinner to elicit laughter and joy. In this memory, a young Queenie is maybe six years old. She is seated on the couch in … Continue reading "No Laughing Allowed!"
If you were to look at my most recent search history, you would see the following: Since finishing my first semester of graduate school and reflecting on the experience, I have put “Find Work Life Balance” on the top of … Continue reading Achieving a "Work Life Balance"
As the school year is getting started and settled in, I realized that a large concern for many students (including myself) is how to stay organized throughout the school year. Some of us are able to start off the semester … Continue reading New Semester, New Me: Staying Organized and Prepared in School
At this point in our trip, we had spent six days in cities and I was in dire need of seeing some trees, water, and nature. Our time in Hanoi was only three days so we found ourselves taking a … Continue reading A Day Trip to Halong Bay
The past few weeks I have been taking a break from blogging, studying, and responsibilities to travel with my boyfriend. One of the stops on our journey was Saigon, Vietnam (also referred to as Ho Chi Minh City). Saigon is … Continue reading Visiting My Parents’ Hometown: Saigon, Vietnam
I’m a fairly impatient person. My impatience stems from the easy instant gratification I can get from Facebook and Instagram likes and Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping. But for some things, I just have to wait. Last fall, I completed my … Continue reading Mindfully Waiting