absence makes the heart grow fonder

Been in the far away land of thesisizing and I managed to plant an 88 pages elephant seed which hopefully will grow into something amazing.

Now it’s a bittersweet mood around the house. The stress to complete the master thesis has been lifted, but now a sudden sadness has replaced the stress. Sadness that my 8 hours/day writing routine is no longer here. There is something about writing a scientific paper and your mind being constantly occupied with details and connections. I probably haven’t slept properly in over two months but it felt good to have a passion and a goal. Continue reading

aloha

I have taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging but recently I was reminded how important it is for me to share and keep up regular posts. I guess part of the reason is lack of routine – or maybe that’s just an excuse. I was recently talking to a dear friend and I asked how do I get back into it, and she simply said, “write about your most recent wow moment”. Continue reading

“…flowers in her hair”

San Francisco, I won’t lie, has a lot of similarities to Vancouver, but somehow as I continue to explore this wonderful city, something is missing. Something rooted in the essence of self human satisfaction – like when you cook dinner for your close friends and you look over at them cutting into their tomato and watch their eyes hone in on their next bite. Their mouth movements say a lot about your meal, and I for one find it satisfying to watch my dinner guests explore their food – for me that’s what I call “self human satisfaction”. Self human satisfaction can also manifest and express itself in many different forms or not, take for example… Continue reading