What is Love?

My mom found this photo of me and my dad taken by a Houston Chronicle photographer. It was on sale on Amazon as a historical document, so of course I had to buy it. I was 1 year old in this photo and my dad was 38. It was before our personalities got in the way of our relationship. I …

Gratitude

I used to think that all this talk of gratitude and doing journals and finding gratitude EVERY DAY was…too much. I mean how happy can you really be? How grateful can you actually get? So I tried the daily journal, and I fell off the wagon. I tried to do it when people talked about it. I listened to radio …

Hawaii

The Yu Family minus little brother Weikei visited Hawaii for the first time. I have to say it was everything everyone said it would be: beautiful, relaxing, and sunny. My favorite thing was the wildlife and the greenery. Other than being hard to get to, it was a good trip. We got to Oahu on Saturday and managed to visit …

The People in Your Life

Since I was a kid, I yearned for total and complete independence from my parents. When I got my first job and lived on my own, it was glorious! I bought a bike, went on trips, and enjoyed my freedom. But over the years, my approach to life has left me wanting more: a companion to share my adventures and …

Mom…Lol

Mom: “How is your love life?” Me: “It’s good. I’ve been using the online apps to date.” Mom: “What?! Are you so desperate that you have to date online now?” >.< Me: “No mom, online dating is normal now.” Mom: “Oh really?…..ok, just be careful then.” Lol

Ithaca

So this past weekend I took a flex trip to go see my brother who’s doing his PhD at Cornell. It was a good weekend. I love the 4.5 day work week that comes with traveling. Fridays are practically half days and low stress, so it makes the weekend feel long and relaxing. I can’t remember the last time I …