Dream Journals

A dream journal: First entry

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This would be my first entry for this category: Dream Journals. I had never thought of documenting my dreams this way until a friend talked about writing a dream journal, something to record our dreams, literal dreams, something we see and experience when we are sleeping. And I was like, “Yeah, why not? I wrote […]

Auditing Japanese

A Perfect Score!

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I finally got a perfect score in my chapter test! As you can see in the pic (and maybe from my previous stories), in the previous three chapters, I always got my scores reduced. But this time, in Chapter 4 Test, it was perfect! I am so happy 😁 Well, actually I wasn’t really expecting […]

Self-Reflection

Happiness vs Gratefulness

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So the other day, a friend posted this thing about happiness on his Instagram story. He resented how people always asked what we had, if we were married, if we had a good job, etc. but we were hardly asked if we were happy. So I made a poll asking whether people were happy or […]

Self-motivation

Love: Would you confess first?

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The other day I ran into this tweet by Paulo Coelho: It really strikes me. I mean, that’s how I often feel, too. Not only “I love you” but something like, “I miss you”, “Where have you been? I’m worried.”, etc. Sometimes I’m afraid some people will think it’s cringey especially when we are not […]

Life in Tucson

Gun or No Gun: Do I Feel Safe?

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What is peace? What is safe? I have always tried to not talk about how dangerous it can be to live in the states. One of the reasons is that I don’t want to make my family at home worry. Another reason is that I feel Tucson is very safe. Nothing horrible has ever happened […]

Life in Tucson

Managing Your Money: How to Survive

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Being able to manage our money is one key to survival. Currently I happened to talk about someone who seems to be bad at managing money. I’m going to use “they” to refer to the person because I do not want to reveal the “gender” as a “giveaway”. I actually feel sorry for them but […]

Idolatory

Lee Dong Wook: The Man of My Dream

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So, well, I know I’ve been talking about how much I love Lee Dong Wook (hence Wookie) but I haven’t posted about him properly here. Lee Dong Wook is a South Korean Actor. Actually I don’t think he’s that famous, though his fame rose as he played the Grim Reaper in Goblin, a Korean drama. […]

Auditing Japanese

Adjectives: Am I Being Jerky?

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And, oh, last Thursday and Friday we learned adjectives. One of the things we learned was color in Japanese. So, in Japanese, we add “i” to the color to make it adjective. Thus, black is “kuro(i)”, white is “shiro(i)”, red is “aka(i)”, yellow is “kiiro(i)”, etc. (There are some exceptions where instead of adding “i” […]