You know that whole thing about how time flies when you’re having fun? Well time actually flies but the days feel like forever and your commute feels like frozen time. It especially drags when two of your five teachers get the flu and it’s all hands on deck. Despite the odds, my team made it…… Continue reading Week Two!
-Wake up at 6:20. You take five precious minutes to make yourself look presentable for the day. -Leave the room at 6:40. As soon as you step out of the A/C, your glasses fog up, your hair sticks to your face or frizzes out, and your skin already gets a sweaty sheen. Congratulations! You’re now…… Continue reading A Day in the Life of an ELIC Teacher in Hong Kong
This is a brief post brought to you from a mega mall (Festival Walk) in Hong Kong. This mall is the mall of malls, including mirrored escalators, ten floors, and an ice skating rink. It’s not even the biggest mall by far. We were just excited a place with free Wifi and A/C was available…… Continue reading First Week in Hong Kong
So I’m sitting on my aunt’s couch looking out at the HOLLYWOOD sign in the distance, and amazingly, everything is done and ready. Supplies have been bought, emails have been answered, and even my online class is now complete. Everything is finally ready to go for Hong Kong, except some lasting words that I know I…… Continue reading And Tonight, Hong Kong
This week has been one long exhale. After an historic winter, finally, spring has shown its timid face; as grass becomes visible and the birds lend us their song once more, I’ve found myself really enjoying taking my leisurely time while walking about campus. Sure, the quad is still under two feet of snow, but with…… Continue reading A Happy Reminder
To my eldest brother, Joshua, on the eve of his engagement Dear Joshua, Today you start the greatest adventure of your life. As you begin this new chapter and we all become understandably sentimental, what words can be shared over this momentous occasion? Remember that time when you pooped your pants in the car rental…… Continue reading A Letter to my Brother…
I’ve been known to do some movie reviews/suggestions when such films tickle my fancy, so on this blustery blizzard snow day, I thought I’d do just that. So here are four movies I recommend for a snowy afternoon like today: 1. The Grand Budapest Hotel This movie was absolutely breathtaking. From director Wes Anderson, the film…… Continue reading Cinematography and Delight