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  • So I’ve been in a rut…

    Hi everyone! For the last few months, I’ve kind of been in a rut with Blue Paper Trail. I didn’t feel a particularly strong desire to post my journal or to put extra effort into these creative pursuits. Now that it’s nearing the end of the year, I’ve given this blog some thought and decided […]

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  • Weekly Spread: 8/15/16 Recap

    This past week was my first one in Chicago. After settling in, I got to work on a few areas of focus: groceries/meal prep, setting up the apartment, running, and working on vlogs. My moving truck also dropped off my stuff, including the Muji pens I’d been missing, which you can find here (0.5mm)!   I […]

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  • Weekly Spread: 7/20/16 Recap

      This “weekly” spread is nine days long, which normally would bother me a lot, except that it was the nine days in between my three week Pacific Northwest Trip (here, here, and here) and the #VentureColoradoRun (a relay across Colorado to raise money for SE Asian refugees, organized by venture.org). On these trips, I don’t […]

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  • Taiwan Part 2

    It’s been a few weeks since I returned from Taiwan, but I still want to recap a few more things I got to experience there! You can read more about my first week in Taiwan here. My family and I spend the last two weeks seeing more destinations, thanks to my uncles, aunts, and cousins […]

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  • Taiwan Part 1

    About 12 hours after a weekend reunion with college friends in Boston, I flew out for Taiwan with my parents and younger brother. It’s where my parents grew up and where I’ve visited four times before. Every time I come, it’s a bit of a culture shock on top of the drastically humid and hot […]