A Special Halloween Costume Designed by Random Strangers

On Oct 30, 2017, a day before Halloween, I hallowed the tradition of self-disguising, seizing the opportunity to be anyone but my every-day self. While some scratch their head off for weeks to come up with the best costume of the year, purchasing Cops’ uniforms or superheroes’ suits, some simply feel too shiftless or unnecessary … More A Special Halloween Costume Designed by Random Strangers

“I dont know but Good things will happen” (Duluth)

Dear Diary, My solo slumber party at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport where busy bees hustled and bustled, I recall, an elder Spanish lady, assuming I didn’t understand, was babbling with annoyance to her grandson about me taking up all the three seats. I then popped my eyes wide open to absorb the shocking current … More “I dont know but Good things will happen” (Duluth)

Day 24: Tears of Strength (Calgary)

Dear Diary,   Trooper, trooper, trooper…that’s what they called me. I adamantly traded off pieces of flesh and blood with the hastening progress on rollerblading. I pushed myself to conquer any fear that serves only as a stagnation. Yes, stupidity and bravery are really close relatives swaying along the fine line. With Auss’ absence for the first … More Day 24: Tears of Strength (Calgary)

Day 12 The Art of Waiting (Calgary)

Dear Diary, I have concluded the two most agonizing life stages existed. 1. The getting-used-to and 2. The endless waiting. The process of getting-used-to is simply the inevitable and essential aftermath of being informed of anything from sudden absence, betrayal, to imminent death. It is not the amputation that hurts you, it is the frustration you … More Day 12 The Art of Waiting (Calgary)