I Miss You, Thailand

Vacation depression is finally hitting me... I am really missing Thailand now and this video is GORGEOUS. Many of the places I visited on my trip as well...

The Secret Garden

The first time I read  The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, I was in elementary school. I was a voracious reader, mainly sticking to the likes of The Babysitter's Club or Sweet Valley High (Sweet Valley Twins I also read, but they were a bit thin). I also dabbled with Nancy Drew (I considered … Continue reading The Secret Garden

Koil Painting

Japanese Gardens. Chinese Dim Sum restaurants. Some office buildings. Maybe your house. All places where one may find a beautiful (and endlessly hungry) koi population. According to http://www.koi-pond-guide.com, koi fish symbolize good luck, abundance and perseverance. In Buddhism, they represent courage. Today, koi are considered to be symbolic of advancement materially and spiritually. I think … Continue reading Koil Painting