Afternoon Tea with Jee (from Oh How Civilized)
I love afternoon tea. Other 20-somethings might prefer the loud crowded settings of a dive bar or club where you can barely hear the person standing right in front of you… I much prefer the quiet murmur of an intimate setting. Oh how lovely- the natural light, the delicate china and the soothing teas. There’s no hangover, loss of hearing or “what did she/he say?”…
Crazy Rich Asians movie soundtrack
My blog post on “Who I’d Cast in Crazy Rich Asians the Movie” gets the most views on my blog to this day, even though I wrote it almost a year ago… so I thought I would follow up with a post on a “soundtrack.” If you haven’t heard, they’re working on the movie, a sequel is in the works and production is to start early…
Higher Love- music mix on 8tracks
Just wanted to share with you a mix I put together on 8tracks. I made this mix inspired by and thinking about some very special people in my life. You fill me with so much love and fuzzy feelings. You make the days more fulfilling. You make me smile even when things are difficult. You love and accept me even when I’m weird. Thank you…
On my Radar: Ankle Strap Booties
In the summer, ankle strap heels were trending. (I even bought a pair myself). They were an easy way to dress up what would otherwise be a plain or casual outfit. Now that Fall is approaching, the same ankle strap is here to stay but in bootie form. Here are some of my favorite styles that I’ve seen/come across online in my own search for…
View from the Top
If it wasn’t already obvious, I’m a sucker for a view. Someone visiting from Korea asked me what he should go explore. As an inveterate walker and lover of the city, I offered to take him around today.
So… this is what Fall (is supposed to) look(s) like: (Photos all taken by me)
Things I love (yes, love)
(Not in particular order of course) Macarons. More often than not, I am buying them for other people. In fact, the first time I ever bought them was for someone else. Once I finally got some for myself I was hooked. Not only are they pretty, they are colorful and just the right amount of sweet for me.
a few ripe sentences
I read this on Brain Pickings the other day and I can’t stop thinking about what it said even days after. Excerpt from The Diary of Anais Nin. Click the quote below to read full article featured on Brain Pickings.
Not Political, but personal
I read/saw and heard about Michelle Obama’s speech in the media yesterday (above photo from my instagram) that I just took the short break I had to sit down and watch it for myself. I think I speak for both of us when i say: Wow.