The Captain’s Quiz #6: Our First Quizmas Together

Hello, hello! It's that time of year again (and no, it's not just because it's Christmas). It's that time of year for another "The Captain's Quiz" from the lovely Paul at The Captain's Speech. After a disappointing setback from the last quiz I completed, I'm ready to redeem myself this time around. Hold on to …

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The Captain’s Quiz 5: Golden Rings

Greetings! Last week, Paul from The Captain's Speech created another of his brilliant quizzes, which is perfect timing as we officially head into the holiday season. This theme is centered on the number 5 and all things related to it. Little does Paul know that 5 is my favorite number, so I'm especially stoked for …

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5 Asian Stereotypes I Fulfill (and I’m Proud of Them)

Source: APA.org If you've been following my blog for a while, you probably know that I'm Asian. I am an American of Chinese descent, and I was born and raised in the United States my entire life. I was raised in a Chinese-English bilingual household, where I spoke both languages with my parents. Along with …

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Things I’ve Been Doing While in Quarantine (PART TWO)

Source: Intermountain Healthcare. A couple of months ago, I wrote a post discussing the activities I was doing while under COVID-19 lock down. Back then, I'd been a month into quarantine after getting laid off from work, and I was actually quite productive during my time off. From spring-cleaning my room to practicing freeway driving, …

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10 Reverse Culture Shocks I’ve Experienced in the United States

Hello, folks! Having been *officially* back in the United States for close to three weeks now, I've realized that I've been experiencing quite the reverse culture shock in my home country, after being out of it for ten months. Although I've been living in France since 2015, returning home every summer hadn't been such a …

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