I just realized that the last time I wrote anything on here was February 12. In case anyone thought I had abandoned my blog, that’s not the case. The bar examination started two days ago, and finished just yesterday. It was probably around February 12 that I started feeling like I needed to spend every waking hour studying for the bar (nothing like time pressure for motivation). Anyways, that’s all done, and now I’m back writing while I wait for the results to come out.
Recently, I ran into a deal on Amazon Prime. If you are not familiar with Amazon Prime, it’s a subscription service through Amazon, where you pay an annual fee of $79 and you get: 1) free shipping on the stuff with “Prime” logo; 2) have access to Amazon instant video; and 3) the ability to borrow books from the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library. I had seen Amazon Prime ads before but it never caught my attention. This time around, they offered a $39 for the first year, so I decided to try it out. Continue reading
Same face M makes when she sees a roach
We’ve all seen this horrendous thing. Chances are, you are within 10 ft of such eyesore as you are reading this article. Even if you are not a tech-sophisticated person (someone who owns 10 different electronics around the TV stand), you might be facing an ugly entanglement of wires. In my quest to become more simple and organized, I finally decided to take action. Continue reading
Head Full of Stuff
I never had a tendency to accumulate things. It wasn’t by nature. Rather, I was forced keep things light because our family moved around the globe, A LOT. 4 countries in a span of 4 years, and countless moves within each country. That’s why when I first saw the George Clooney movie Up in the Air, I felt like his character’s philosophy was identical to mine. However, it hit me really hard when we moved my stuff from Little Rock to Northwest Arkansas a few months back. Somehow, I accumulated a shit ton of things at some point down the road. Like, a U-Haul-truck-full kind of shit ton. I found this really puzzling because only 7 years ago I arrived in the US with one bag pack and a large luggage. So, how/why did this happen? Continue reading