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Mandala

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I finally visited the Asia Society for the first time since its opening  a couple years back. I’ve always driven by the minimal concrete building with its big green lawn out front and now that I live only two blocks down, there really was no other excuse I could tell myself to delay a visit. The current exhibition involved Tibetan monks constructing a mandala sand painting and visitors were able to contribute to a separate […]

Florida with the Wangs

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I spent the last days of summer this year in Florida with my cousins from Salt Lake City. I figure, I might as well enjoy Harry Potter World before I’m too old to walk long distances and yes, a part of me is still a very big Harry Potter geek. (Butterbeer was had and wands were thoroughly used!) We stopped by Epcot Island first and enjoyed all the mini countries. Each section was so well […]

heat wave

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Summer has been unbearable with temperatures surpassing 100 degrees on certain days, but since moving to this new neighborhood, I’ve been trying to enjoy the pretty parks that are just a short walk away from the apartment…

just a few things

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My desk and work area is often cluttered with things, so I’ve been trying to simplify and de-clutter as much as I can over the summer, organizing just the essential tools and supplies that I need.  And these plants from my classroom have been poorly neglected since I’ve brought them home for the summer, and now, I’ve been trying to rejuvenate them back to life with a little TLC. These succulents are so sturdy that […]

#SotoSummer

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We took advantage of free museum day at the MFAH to enjoy Jesús Rafael Soto’s floating installation. It was quite crowded with visitors and Olivia was scared at first, but when she felt more comfortable in the space, she was running through the curtains of plastic and thoroughly enjoying the experience on her own.

f o g

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Eerily foggy this morning. People seem to be walking slower in this dense cloud, cars appear like apparitions on the road. I wish I had my camera with me for a quick photo session, but alas, these few images from my phone will have to do. It’s been an emotional and chaotic week both in my personal and work life. Maybe this fog is telling me to s l o w down, which is a […]