Reasons why I quit the journalism career

My amazing boyfriend tries so hard, 200 percent, to motivate me to get a job and do something to make living worthwhile. Last night, he kind of quoted the L’Oreal Paris slogan that empowers women in telling me that he wants me to be happy and he wants to be the one to keep making […]

More of my favorite things…

Favorite movie musical: The Greatest Showman. Hugh Jackman goes back to what he does best, Broadway style singing and dancing, after he retired from the X Men with Logan. The songs are infectious, the cinematography is gorgeous, the costumes are beautiful, Zac Efron surprised me to being a great performer even though I still hate […]

Some of my favorite things…

College fall semester is officially over. Thank ‘Something’. The Higher Power. If there really is one. I don’t know if there is. In light of the holiday, I’m sure those of you in the States have seen this musical at least a dozen times whenever the Christmas season comes along: Sound of Music, for Julie […]

On the Rise part 3

Continued from the last two posts: Bubbles for Happiness was my campaign for #GivingTuesday, starting sometime after Thanksgiving, for I recorded a video blog post on Black Friday this year to help that campaign, part of a video series called Midnight Mania. (But because of my busy schedule, I’m thinking of calling it Morning Mania, […]

On the Rise part 2

Continued from previous post… When something doesn’t go my way, if someone slams a door in my face, I normally resort to extreme conclusions- “Oh I’ll just give up.” “Oh I’m fucked/ doomed/ screwed.” “Oh I’m such a failure.” On my 30th birthday, I realized that as a woman with no job, no income, no […]

On the Rise: another band letter

Writing another letter to another band, this time it’s longer, so I broke it down into three parts… December 10, 2018, 9:08 p.m.   Hello, Brendon, Writing at 9 o clock at night after being awake since 6:35 in the morning after less than six hours of sleep, with eyes that have been hurting all […]

Nerd Queen Music Review: Not so wicked as I thought

Panic! At the Disco, Pray for the Wicked, 2018, Fueled By Ramen/ Decaydance DCD2 Records Rating: 3.7 stars (out of 5) Recommended tracks: “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”, “High Hopes”, “Roaring 20s”, “Dancing’s Not a Crime”, “Dying in LA”, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” Sounds like: Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines, Bruno Mars/ Mark Ronson’s “Uptown […]