Memory Lane · Musings and Such

Childlike

It's still vivid, the memory. I was in fifth grade; I would have been ten or eleven. I had tied a corner of my handkerchief to the pointed tip of a ballpen, managed to secure the cap over the knot and twirled my instrument so that the fabric spun and wrap itself around the pen.… Continue reading Childlike

Memory Lane · musings · writing

Catch Up

Bringing you up to speed: I got married early September. A month later, I released my debut novel. Big events made quiet and modest by Covid-19 but cherished milestones nonetheless. Perhaps it had been for the best, the universe way of granting my true desires. A celebration of our love and commitment without all-night partying… Continue reading Catch Up

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Sweetness in a Slice of Rejected Pie

Remember those jokes going around the social media about "returning" 2020? The beta isn't great, it needs a reboot, so on? Well, we've used up two-thirds of it. Even if it was possible, a cosmic return-exchange isn't going to happen at this point. Mindful of time being precious though it hadn't been what was hoped… Continue reading Sweetness in a Slice of Rejected Pie

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The Bachelorette Pad, Revisited

It was 2011 and I was in my mid-twenties. I still lived with my mom and siblings being from a culture where it's quite common for adult children to live with their parents until they married. But we are not the most traditional and our then-landlord just gave us an eviction notice. Moving out felt… Continue reading The Bachelorette Pad, Revisited