Lately, I have been consumed with news about COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Whether it’s online or in person, conversations with others always involve some percept of the coronavirus — How do we protect ourselves? Should we be scared? … Continue reading On the Coronavirus: What if we die?
From a young age, my dad instilled in me his paranoia. “If you’re in danger, instead of shouting ‘help!’ you should shout ‘fire!’. People can ignore you when you are asking for help but it’s a fire, it’s everyone’s problem … Continue reading I Know Kung Fu
Not long ago, I played a game of Bananagrams for the first time. I’ve played Words with Friends before and I imagined this to be similar, with the only difference being that I was able to physically touch the tiles … Continue reading Flexible vs. Rigid Planning
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