Note to Self 

My alarm went off at 7:30am. Already time to wake up. “How about I don’t go for PiYo today. I can do it in the evening class. After all, I am tired from yesterday’s workout. Have already worked three times this week. Ok. I will sleep. Thirty minutes passed. Can’t sleep. Feeling guilty. Urghhh… Why didnt I go!” Note to self: don’t listen to self … Continue reading Note to Self 


I usually don’t read newspaper.  I use websites or mostly Facebook to find out what’s happening. If it’s raining back home, I will see various posts about rain, no school, etc. Or if some political issues are heating up, people will change their status accordingly. Or if some team won/lost, there will alwaysbe reaction. I have subscribed to the local newspaper to keep up with … Continue reading News

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I read the Potter series long time ago. I don’t remember much of it. With the arrival of the new book, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” I had no intentions of reading it. I tried reading Chambers of Secret with my eleven years old, but I couldn’t keep myself interested.  It felt childish. My son started reading book 7 and my daughter latched on. … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse

Millions of people were suppose to come to Oregon. Towns were suppose to be packed with cars for this celestial event. People told me that a two hours drive is taking six! Hotels in the path of totality were full all the way from New Port, Oregon on the Pacific coast to Wyoming which is far as we looked. Air bnb was full. One family … Continue reading The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse