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…

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…

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…

Hardest Booklover Would-You-Rather

While searching for and plotting possible content for my blog, I came across this Would-You-Rather tag “Extreme Book-Lover’s Edition” from LaurensBookshelf. I’m tagging the following bloggers: Syme, Average Gay Guy Dani , Perspective of a Writer Alys, Alys in Bookland JL Hunt, Hunt’s Clubhouse Balie, Noveler’s Blog Amy, Novelgossip 1. Would you rather have a friend who loses…

How I answered the 20 unusual teaching interview questions

You might have come across my friends’ interesting responses to the 20 Unusual Interview Questions. If you haven’t and you’re missing out, out of the goodness of my heart I give you this list: Teacher of the Week: Upon Teacher of the Week: Syme, the Infinite Teacher of the Week: Artsyfancy’s Tina I decided to…

October 2019 Articles

I thought September was busy. I was wrong. October brought a different perspective to how busy a month could go. But you’re not here to read the old complaints about work so here I dish a number of eye-opening articles I read this month. What Depression is Really Like (Brainpickings) I am neither articulate nor…