How “New Amsterdam” Is Keeping Me Sane

Everyday Heroes of NBC’s “New Amsterdam” When the pandemic began in March, CLOY helped preserve my sanity. Back then, I was probably the last woman standing, to cave in to the call of KDrama. I don’t regret it. KD was a lifesaver. For a few hours on such stressful days, I would get lost in…

Kintsugi and Me

Stronger in the broken places It took me a long time to learn and appreciate how much stronger and more beautiful we are in all our broken places. Today, I received this beautiful black bowl which was part of @raymondlauchengco ‘s “Unbroken” series. Raymond has mastered the art of Kintsugi, the Japanese art of putting…

Words Heal

Writing has always saved me. Words have been my lifeline for as far back as I can remember. They have pulled me out of the deepest pit, they have been the light that pierce through the darkest of nights. After my father was buried on an April day in 1981, I couldn’t cry for a…