create and capture

The beauty of dying mediums will never lose its appeal to me. Letter writing, libraries, mix CDs. I don’t shoot with film often, but boy when I do, I can just feel the magic. The uncertainty of not knowing what moment you captured. The patience until you click the last frame. The surprise of seeing […]

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5 ways to squeeze happy into the daily grind

Guys, I get it. Life is hard. It’s filled with duties and responsibilities and to be honest, often the daily monotony of going to work at a job that may not entirely excite you. But, you gotta pay the bills, and if you want to travel the world, eat good food, and buy that new […]

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currently

reading : Chasing Slow, A Long Way Down, and The Most of Nora Ephron. I never read multiple at once, but I’m really enjoying picking up different books depending on my mood and time of day. P.S. Friend me on Goodreads! listening : to Regina Spektor’s new album + NPR (if you follow my “stories” on Instagram, […]

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currently

  reading : Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See – a random Little Free Library find that I probably would never have read otherwise. I am thoroughly enjoying it. ❤ listening : to a lot of NPR – been spending too much time on the road lately. smelling : this perfume – I’ve finally become […]

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currently

You may have noticed some changes around here. For one, I now own my site name (no Word Press in the web address either). I also have a brand new layout, and I’m loving it. Fresh, but still simple and easy to navigate. I’m still making some tweaks here and there, but right now I’m […]

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new routines

I leave for Europe next week and couldn’t be more excited. It’s my first time out of the country since I moved here from Japan at the age of 8, and it’s my first time to Europe. But I’m trying to appreciate my time until then so I don’t go crazy with the anticipation (easier said […]

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life as of late

Man, it’s been a while. Still trying to figure out that work-life balance thing. March was a busy month for me – what with spending the entirety of my days editing, shooting footage, and recording voiceover for a big video project at work, as well as attending a slew of casting workshops in the evenings and on […]

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a day in the life

Yesterday I decided to document a day in my life – a photo or several every hour. I did this for two reasons: 1) to have documentation of this point in my life and 2) I’m endlessly fascinated with people’s everyday routines, their daily life, and “behind the scenes”. My days do not have a […]

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currently

reading : Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. listening : to the Serial podcast, which I just finished. Next up, Invisibilia! smelling : Orleans Black Orchid candle. watching : Gilmore Girls (almost done!) and Newsroom. But once House of Cards is back on Netflix… feeling : bummed about a lot of bad news yesterday but […]

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currently

reading : Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. listening : to Christmas music on repeat. smelling : my Christmas tree candle, naturally. watching : a lot of Gilmore Girls. like, a LOT. feeling : a little out of it this Christmas season… planning : a dinner with friends. catching up : on my to-do […]

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