Past My Quarter Life Crisis? Turning 28!

It is April, and also the very first post on my blog for the year 2019. The duration of my periodic absences have become more extensive, but it really has been a busy year so far. In the last few months I made the transition from working to being a full time student. This month … Continue reading Past My Quarter Life Crisis? Turning 28!

Where I’ve Been

It's crazy to think that on the other side of the world, it's already 2019. I was going through several posts from my family and friends back home, and couldn't help but begin counting down the hours of when we would be welcoming the new year here in South Texas. And still, I am in … Continue reading Where I’ve Been

Hey Internet

Hello there. It has been awhile. In my last life update, I was literally trying to contain my excitement over our first official home. Since then, we have departed from our small apartment into a cozy, but still continuously evolving space. While this entire process has actually been more chaotic than anticipated (health issues + … Continue reading Hey Internet

7 Year Anniversary / Reflections on Marriage

Each anniversary that passes always brings some familiar feelings and thoughts. I always contemplate over the previous years and find myself amazed at how our story has developed in the pass x amount of years. This day marks seven. Fabian and I were both students in Great Lakes, Illinois, when we met at the ages … Continue reading 7 Year Anniversary / Reflections on Marriage

Dressing Like My Mom

Just got off the phone with my mom. We were joking about how nowadays I find myself dressing more and more like her. Proof is in the yellow shirt I am currently wearing, that I recently purchased at a local thrift store due to 1) My deep appreciation for a vintage aesthetic and 2) It … Continue reading Dressing Like My Mom

Thoughts/Highlights & Favorites

Since I left my home in the Philippines roughly eight years ago, I have made my best attempt to return on an annual basis. I initially decided to postpone this year's trip to later reunite with my family in Japan early next year, a decision we mutually agreed on...and one that I was excited about. … Continue reading Thoughts/Highlights & Favorites