i don’t need you but i want you
Went to visit new york for a day last night, it was a damn good day. Great food and had the chance to take some awesome photos. Talked to random people with my homie Lumumba. It was the first spring like day and it was just a goo day. I loved the yakitori spot we went too, they were speaking Japanese and it was awesome to see, what was more awesome is the Hispanic workers! they even spoke Japanese and fluently too, they were a working team that found a effective way to communicate. I plan on going back next month!
Going to the city that never sleeps this weekend, Going to be taking tons of photos of food, drinks, and people!
- Jonathan, 55: There is no such thing as “the only one”. You will meet lots of “the ones”. Only commit when the timing is right for the both of you – that can take years for some, and that’s okay.
- Miranda, 24: Drop pre-med.
- Isaac, 48: Deodorant does not count as a shower, and that haircut only looked good on Bon Jovi.
- Anya, 42: Make the conscious decision to be happy, and then stick with it. Society will do everything in its power to convince you that your personal happiness is dependent on something external – beauty, success, wealth, etc. – it isn’t.
- Parker, 55: 60% of the things you think are important now won’t matter a whit to you by the time you reach 50. The trick is to figure out the important 40% and work it.
- Megan, 34: He doesn’t love you, and you will be okay.
- Peter, 58: Don’t let anything stand in your way of taking part (or all) of your junior year abroad. You’ll never again have quite the same opportunity to experience a foreign land, for an extended period of time, in your youth. It is destined to be one of the most memorable aspects of your life.
- Eleanor, 67: Talk less. Listen more.
- Donald, 27: There’s a huge difference between who you want to be and who everyone around you wants you to be. Figure out which is which.
- Camille, 56: Always remember: when falling off a horse, pull your tongue in.
- Jackson, 57: No one knows anything for sure. They’re all just doing the best they can with what they have, just like you.
- Vicki, 47: You’ll never have all the answers, so make every question count.
- Donald, 38: You don’t have to grow up to be the dad you never had.
- Katelyn, 30: Make the most out of college. You will never again be at a place where your only goal is to learn. Learn a lot, learn often, and learn with reckless abandon.
- Joshua, 55: Women love to laugh.
- Annabelle, 38: Drugs are not beautiful, glamorous or opulent. They are not a remedy, a solution, a cure-all, or a cure-anything.
- Colin, 50: You miss so much life when you sleep until 3 PM. Wake up to see sunrises; they are the most stunning of nature’s masterpieces.
- Eleanor, 26: Eating two pints of ice cream won’t make you happy. Neither will sprinting 10 miles. Be nice to yourself.
- Aaron, 52: Don’t forget to ask that girl in the Oberlin library what kind of perfume she’s wearing. You’ll buy it for her in 20 years.
- Scarlett, 54: Don’t be afraid to be yourself. Those that get you will love you, those that don’t, well, their loss. Just remember: Wherever you are, it’s a party.
- Zack, 9: I hope you’re awesome. And be nice to girls.
I am probably one of the easiest person to be around. I don’t get bored easy. If i can observe other people around me it’s total amusement. Fuck staring at a phone all day, I can observe walks of life living their daily life.
oh summer, how I’ve missed you
A few years ago, a prominent Food tumblogger discovered my blog and started featuring my posts on the Food page. She is the Scooter Braun to my Biebs, the Evan Rogers to my RiRi. She is Jeannie of Goddess of Scrumptiousness. I don’t think she ever knew how thankful I was for her, how grateful I am for her constant support in the early days because I have this thing where I have troubles expressing my feelings so I often come off as ignorant and discourteous.
When her recipe, Spaghetti in Garlic Gravy with Herbs and Lemon Marinated Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes came out (which pretty much broke Pinterest) came out, I knew I wanted to make it. But I wanted to wait until I had ALL the ingredients so I’ll know the way that it was intended to taste. It was a long wait; rosemary, thyme and parmesan didn’t come easy in Indonesia. Well today the wait is over - I finally got my fresh rosemary, my thyme, and a bottle of grated parmesan that I smuggled into the airplane and endured a 11+ hour flight, plus 5 hours of delay because I was afraid that I wouldn’t find it here.
Call this a random expression of thanks, but it is long overdue and I’m glad I finally got to do it. Thank you for your passion, your kindness and your talent, Jeannie.