So after rediscovering such wonders as early happy hour and siestas after quitting my job, I decided to take a break from blogging. Instead, I spent the summer exploring and discovering the world of having a really good time. I visited old and new places, and spent quality time with people I care about. And … Continue reading A super break!
Many years ago, I ran into my college classmate Mike at a birthday party. We hadn’t seen each other in years. When he heard what I had been up to, he told me that I had to meet his sister Abby. Abby is pretty amazing. I don’t know what else to say besides that because … Continue reading Baker, creator, quilt blanket maker: Abby Taylor
Wow. It’s been a while. And I’ve read somewhere that I’m breaking some blogging rule by saying that. But over time, I’ve realized that some rules are there because they’re necessary–they really do protect you and the people around you. Fake rules, on the other hand, are attempts made by others to control you because what … Continue reading Rule breaker
When I saw that Maurice Sendak had passed earlier this week, I was mostly in awe. You see, Where the Wild Things Are is such a timeless children’s story–it didn’t occur to me that its creator was growing elderly since timeless things have a way of making finite things seem infinite. I’ve collected children’s books since … Continue reading What we can learn from children’s books
I’ve been really relishing my time off only doing the things that I really want to do. So I’ve been climbing, cooking, catching up on Korean dramas on Netflix, and taking small trips. It’s been a therapeutic and restful break thus far. And I feel like the rest I’ve been taking is more productive than … Continue reading Zzzzz….
I watched the TED video of the day today, and I agreed with it so wholeheartedly that I had to write a post about it. Because lately, a lot of people have told me that their feeling pretty lonely. Myself included. I have a fairly antagonistic relationship with technology. As someone who has seen technology’s impact … Continue reading Connected but alone
Last Thursday was my last day of work to start on my new adventure of taking a break. On Friday, when I couldn’t and didn’t want to get up, I realized how sleep deprived I’ve really been for the last few years. I wondered all weekend about how I had managed, and then I thought about … Continue reading On an escarole