7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 2

I was nominated by a fellow blogger, Quingdom, for a 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge, and I will be posting nature photos from my own stock of photos in the next few days. Today’s photo is a precious one for me. I captured this moment in Langkawi, Malaysia during a mangrove river boat tour. The innocence and sweetness of this baby long-tailed Macaque melts my heart … Continue reading 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 2

7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 1

I was nominated by a fellow blogger, Quingdom, for a 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge. Albeit late, I am excited to accept the challenge. Even though I am not a skilled photographer like he is, this will be fun. I have taken so many photos throughout the years, and I will select from them for the challenge. Today’s photo: Flamingos I took this photo in Salar … Continue reading 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 1

Introducing a weekly feature

What’s making you happy this week? This is a segment in one of my favorite podcasts “Pop Culture Happy Hour“ by NPR. First, the podcast is exactly about what it says on its name: A weekly roundtable discussion about pop culture. It is such a fun podcast, and I look forward to listening to it every Friday. You guys should check it out if you haven’t heard of … Continue reading Introducing a weekly feature

In the Company of Strangers

What is a social butterfly? A gregarious person who thrives in a social setting, navigating the room effortlessly, comfortable in any situation, skillful in small talk, often full of charm. Well, I am not one. I almost always prefer spending time with a close group of friends, rather than going to a party. Making small talk drains my energy faster than anything else, and even … Continue reading In the Company of Strangers