You may be wondering, what is Lent? And if you're too lazy to click the link, as I would be whilst reading a stranger's blog, I'll tell you a brief summary. Lent is a religious observance in Christianity that takes place for the 40 day duration between Ash Wednesday (14 Feb 2018) and Easter (1 … Continue reading I’ve Decided What to Fast for Lent.
Howdy hey. I don't write in my blog much now as my primary focus is constantly torn between studying Tamil, making YouTube videos, replying to emails and messages, working, trying to exercise, occasionally seeing my friends to stay sane, and writing my book. It's as exhausting as it sounds. Gone are the days of getting … Continue reading Getting Back Into Writing.
Yep! Officially, 100%. But not for a while. Like, November or December. I can only get a week leave from my office so it won't be the greatest ever, but I'll at least get to see my friends in Kollam and Bangalore. AND ONE OTHER CITY. There's a poll on my facebook page right now, pinned to … Continue reading I’m Going Back to India!
Last night (or naethikku raathiri for my Tamil friends) I had a very difficult time sleeping, partially due to the fact that I had three weird dreams last night. THREE. I don't recall the exact order, but here we go. Vacation Gone Awry. This dream, I believe, was inspired by my flight shopping yesterday. My … Continue reading I Had Weird Dreams Last Night.
It seems that my blog has been getting a lot more traffic than usual, and I've been getting emails about people subscribing.. so I thought to introduce myself a bit more with a MySpace style bulletin survey (remember those? lol). I'd love to see what your answers are in the comments! What are you listening … Continue reading Let’s Get to Know Each Other.
In the words of CG Jung, "I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become." Some of you have been following me from the beginning of this blog, the beginning of my life, or maybe just recently. I've spoken in depth about what happened to me on this last trip … Continue reading One Year.
Below is a fun activity to look back on the previous year. I'd love to hear your answers in the comments ❤ *Just realized after completion that I sound like a mess of sadness. I'm alright, just this year was awful. 1. What did you do in 2017 that you'd never done before? I broke … Continue reading 2017 in Review.
Over the past couple of months, my YouTube channel has grown exponentially with now nearly 1500 people subscribed to it. It started quite suddenly and I'm so grateful for the friendships I've made. A lot of people ask me why I started it, what I hope to gain from it. Some accuse me of trying to … Continue reading Why I Started My YouTube Channel.
I've been back though for seven months and have spent the majority of that time reevaluating every aspect of my life - a somewhat daunting task. I love India. I love going to India. I love eating Indian food (especially southern). I love watching Indian movies (especially Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil). I love listening to … Continue reading Honesty and Updates.
Have you ever eaten a cookie and hafway through, it caused you to contemplate your life because you knew that nothing could ever top that moment? Your wedding? Na. Huge promotion? No way. First born? Shmirst born. This moment, this bite of cookie, is the reason for your existance. Ok, a little much. But we've … Continue reading Recipe: The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies.