What my Lyft driver taught me about my parents

My Lyft driver from LAX to home was a middle-aged Korean man. I knew he was Korean because of the name displayed in the app but I still cautiously asked what his nationality was - in English at first. In his second language, he said Yes and fell into awkward silence. Middle-aged Korean men don't… Continue reading What my Lyft driver taught me about my parents

The last resort that became a second chance – 45/100

I've never felt as empowered and justified as I did this past Monday afternoon. This past Monday afternoon was spent at a Korean fried chicken joint because the cafe next door was packed. The people that accompanied me were my mom, my cousin from Korea, and her husband, a recently graduated seminary student. My cousin… Continue reading The last resort that became a second chance – 45/100

Pretty much a perfect day – 41/100

Today was a perfect day. It started yesterday. I had pumped my bike tires and gotten my gear out and ready so I can get going without too much thinking. I got a decent amount of sleep. That's the best, I'm realizing more and more. I went on my bike ride to the beach, riding… Continue reading Pretty much a perfect day – 41/100

You are your greatest asset and surround yourself with good people – 23/100

My mom asked me a couple weeks ago if I ever thought of my FAH (first adult heartbreak). I thought a second and replied, No. That is one of the most refreshing and reflective moments I've had in a while. No. No, I'm not broken over the heartbreak. No, I'm not dwelling on the past.… Continue reading You are your greatest asset and surround yourself with good people – 23/100

I didn’t punch my brother today even though I usually want to – 21/100

It’s Friday. I’m driving on the freeway, one of my favorite places to be (depending on the time of day lol). My brother, one of my favorite human beings, is in the passenger seat. We are heading home from a good therapy session. Windows are down and the sun kisses my left arm resting on… Continue reading I didn’t punch my brother today even though I usually want to – 21/100