2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

Quick Review: Brief Answers to Big Questions

I am not going to pretend that I have understood every single concept discussed in this book. For as long as I can remember, I’m merely an Astronomy enthusiast and the lack of sufficient background in Physics has put me at a disadvantage. The 5-star rating you see up there? That is how proud I…

Quick Review: The Garden of Lost Secrets

Just so we are on the same page, there’s the word ‘quick’ in the title for a reason. If you are looking for in-depth criticism, analysis or appreciation of a book, I am also looking for an opportunity to write one and unfortunately, this is not it. The Garden of Lost Secrets I confess myself…

Quick Review: A Quiet Girl in a Noisy World

January was a busy month for me, at least as far as I could remember it. Days went by like a blur–here I go again with time moving too fast. However, I managed to read some books this month, a good way to start 2020. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World The world of introversion…

January 2020 Articles

In January, I learned a number of things that made me better appreciate the nature of my work, read some books as part of my 2020 Reading Project, and reminded myself that I have limited time on earth so I might as well enjoy it as best as I can. Without further ado, here’s the…

Calligraphy Sesh with ArtsyFancy

Disclaimer: I was not paid to create this post but I’m explicitly and aggressively showing my support for ArtsyFancy so go figure. Why a calligraphy session? In studying Japanese and in learning Kanji, I began to understand how one small stroke can alter the meaning of a character. I was thinking I could apply the…

2020 Planner: 366 Days

Last year, I earned stickers for a Starbucks Planner (click here for 2019 planner) but I wasn’t able to do it this time. Deviating from my monochromatic theme, I got this “366 Days” colorful planner from Limelight. They also come in white, black, and grey and why I wasn’t able to get the less intimidating…

November-December 2019 Articles

November started very slowly for me then, like a whirlwind, December came and a ten-day vacation with it so here’s a long list of amazing reads. It’s long. You have been sufficiently warned. Cheers! A celebration of literature’s booziest books (BBC) This old article, 5 years old in fact, is particularly dedicated to writers and…