Five Things: Lost Work Perk-Outfit of the Week-Creepiest Thing I’ve Heard-Book Review-Best Wedding Idea Ever

The Work Perk I Lost. So if you’ve been following my social media, then you know I have work perks, like a flexible start time and ambiguous (yea, let’s call it that) dress code to name a couple. But I also had another bonus: my own parking space.

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Thanks for the Feedback

I finally received the mark-up of the proposal language I submitted last week for my first official project, and it was replete with deletions/additions/moved sentences and comments. Forreal, it looked like a crayon box exploded on the page. The major comment was that I had done great work and that the quality of my writing did not need to be edited in any way; nonetheless, there appear to be quite a few changes. I was super grateful for the feedback, and it brought to mind a recent conversation that my boss and I had about critique. Continue reading “Thanks for the Feedback”

Book Review: What I Learned From Ronda Rousey’s “My Fight/Your Fight”

At not yet 29 years old, and among her many accomplishments, Ronda Rousey has a New York Times bestselling autobiography out, and this fan set out to read it in the hopes of getting some tips. You know, just in case I need to debilitate someone with an armbar in a confined octagonal-shaped space. Continue reading “Book Review: What I Learned From Ronda Rousey’s “My Fight/Your Fight””

Book Review: The Raft Is Not the Shore by Thich Nhat Hanh and Daniel Berrigan

It’s true. The same person whose last two book reviews were on Crazy Rich Asians and Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, now presents you with her thoughts on … a conversation about political activism in the context of Buddhist-Christian awareness?!?

TNH

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Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians

It’s not too late to add this to your summer reading list. My last two book reviews may have led you to believe that I am not a fan of chick lit, but let me assure you I went through a not insignificant Sophie Kinsella stage. Plus, is it not obvious that this is the blog Bridget Jones would have written if she was a Filipino marathoner? I definitely enjoy some light fare now and again, and Crazy Rich Asians is fun fun fun. Continue reading “Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians”