Happy new year from NYC! One year for this blog! Happy birthday to Tinysheen!
Last night I saw northern lights. It was freaking beautiful. I’m not kidding, it happened. Through the glass of the resort, saw the green lights tinted the clouds little by little... Not gonna insta it since I don’t have photos and I don’t know where I was. But I can tell you - at that [...]
So here comes the Christmas season: Lutefisk, Christmas festival, and many white Minnesotans singing hymns with our choirs. Two years ago, I was in the choir, singing for Jesus Christ alongside with many other American Christian students, in both the Lutheran chapel and the Christmas Festival. I was deeply touched by the love, hope, and [...]
I am learning about liberalism in sociology and anthropology, while constantly trying to challenge it. This semester has been great so far. I befriended many native Minnesotans in my sociology and anthropology classes. Minnesota is a very liberal state, a blue "enclave" in 2016 election. And my school has a huge white population, [...]
Nowadays, the easy sharing of art make all kinds of artistic work disposable. When you find a musician whose piece remind you of your imagination of a paradise on the earth, or a longing for loved ones, or recall a bittersweet memory you had, you buy their CD instead of streaming them online, so you [...]
I have been vegan for a while, but I always wonder: Do we actually need to save the planet? How much can we do, compared to the earth? The Earth knows better about how to adjust itself, right? Isn't our “saving the planet by eating veggies” slogan is a propaganda for marketing purposes? Are we [...]
About my social anxiety. In the past, I was told about why social life is bad for me, and how to protect myself too much. I got used to studying alone, and entertaining alone. But I always feel like there is something not done. I need some people! I need to open myself, there is [...]