4th of July 2022

Source: WHNT Today's Independence Day in the US, which means a day of barbecue and fireworks for Americans. For me, it's a day off from work (thank goodness!). Given the not-so-great news from the past couple of weeks (*ahem Roe v. Wade being overturned), it makes me wonder if the United States, my home country, …

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Dealing with Crushes…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com ...especially if they're potentially unrequited, ugh. I've been dealing with a crush for the longest time, since last summer, to be honest. I cannot say 100% for sure that this feeling is reciprocated, but even if it were, it's not exactly socially-acceptable for us to get together. In other words, …

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Valentine’s Day (aka Single Awareness Day) 2021

Source: YourTango. It's Valentine's Day today, but for the longest time, I've called February 14th "Single Awareness Day." Aside from a couple of very-brief relationships that never got serious, I've pretty much been single my entire life. I don't really have a problem with it, as it's something that I'm used to and never really …

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Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)– FILM REVIEW

Source: Wikipedia. A month back, I came across one post of Barron from 10nineteen on a review of the 2009 Chinese live-action version of Mulan. Considering that I am of Chinese descent, grew up watching (and loving) the 1998 Disney version of the famed tale, and had a horrible experience with watching the 2020 Disney …

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Inauguration Day (Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States)

Source: Amazon.com On January 20th, 2021, Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Especially after one of the tensest presidential elections in history just two months prior, it really is incredible to see a change of hands in American leadership. The victory is particularly-sweet following four, hellish years of …

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