There are way too many photos from last month, but here I am just sharing some random thoughts, and just about the highlights. I was in Ecuador where almost everyone wears a cross on the neck, where I lived in the host family with an American Christian girl who shares her beliefs and her worldview. [...]
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 [...]
This is my phone number. I have been using it for 10 years since I got my first phone. It was in primary school, when we trust people and make new friends easily. When we graduate in 2009, we told each other: we are friends now and forever. I promised from my heart that even [...]