Posts from category: travel.

  • academia, health, love, personal, travel, writing

    some end of summer musings.

    I haven't felt like writing a lot lately, as evidenced by the lack of blog posts and correspondence. I figured I might as well jot something down in order to convey the thoughts that have been racking my brain over the past couple months. With the passing of July and midsummer, and now into the advent of August, I've been trying to move a couple steps forward, but my mental...

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  • personal, travel, writing

    a los angeles of my own

    Los Angeles was one of my most frequent destinations as someone who was born and raised in Hawaii. I've landed at LAX to go to Disneyland, to visit relatives, to send my brother off to college, and just to visit because it's one of the closest cities that connects Hawaii to the continental United States. And because of that, for years, I constantly complained about LA-- it has never been...

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  • academia, personal, travel, writing

    life lately: the imposter syndrome, amsterdam, and calendars.

    My days have looked a lot like this lately, so I don't really know what to say to you, really. I could tell you that my life is in a complex state at the moment: I'm always busy finishing a paper or studying for an exam (thank you, Immunology-- the only class where I seem to have something due each week,) but I feel stagnant, and my life seems to be...

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  • love, personal, travel

    home is where i’m alone with you.

    I have a major test I should be studying for (and I'm trying! I'm rewriting my lecture notes onto a separate word document and it's taken me the whole day to do it-- I'm on my last two, so I'm trying) but I'm taking small-ish breaks in between to write this blog post. It's strange being back in our home, as opposed to my home. Tobi's birthday was a week or so...

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