day 2422 – mad wheels

many nominations and tags on instagram have been flowing around due to everyone’s pandemic boredom. one of them was a flashback photo prompted me to dig back into my old photo albums. this came across as one of my favourite. flashing back many years ago racing on a trike with my brother at an early age. i miss those carefree times when work, life and pandemic wasn’t a concern

day 2323 – gingerbread house

the gumball mansion we tried to build at the office contest didn’t work so it ended up being a regular gingerbread house. it was too messy and dirty for my liking, definitely not something i would like to do often. nonetheless it was a fun short-lived hour that let me relive some of the childhood moments. i hope to find more of these joyous moments over the holiday season

day 2037 – pink shirt day

wearing pink pants to the office to support anti-bullying day. this is one of the few times i will voluntarily wear something so bright because it’s a movement closer to my heart. i’ve been bullied in parts of my childhood because i was small and timid. as a result, i would not look like i can defend or stand up for myself. i guess that explains why i keep things inside my heart and my mind, and that’s developed a shell designed to protect my myself from danger

day 1763 – strung racket

got my steam racket restrung, finally, and ready to hit some tennis balls. crazy that over the course of the idleness, it has lost twelve pounds of tension. i’m really looking forward to the prime time on the court now that the weather is getting really good. i forgot how much i love playing and watching this sport, and how it will always be one of my favourite childhood sports growing up. also looking forward to catching some local tournaments whenever possible

day 1625 – surf and turf


throw it back to the days of summer and when expeditions brought us tight. those were the days the gang would get together to go out in the middle of the sea to do weird things. that one summer i wakesurfed, wakeboard, paddle board, kayaked and canoed. as a kid i loved the water, until it became bitterness for something i couldn’t fulfill. it’s time i get back into it and revisit what i grew up doing. summer is months away, but i have some plans up my sleeve to cross off things on my bucket list

day 1422 Рaccompaniment 

dsc_0581.jpgmy precious sticking by my side morning and night. she’s there for hugs when i need it most and absorbs any burden i carry day in and day out; something i need more than ever before. accompanying me so to know that i’m not going through this phase alone. i get disappointed wondering where each person’s priorities are at. i’d go home frustrated and speechless, but at least i know i’m somebody’s top priority and i know that i’ll always have her even when everything ends. i’m beginning to feel i’m ready to pull the trigger and let go

day 1359 – universal studio

a full day of universal studio under the blazing sun can be exhausting. every so often, we scampered towards the shades to cool off. i had a good time with the walk throughs and rides; it felt like i was reliving my childhood. we covered pretty much everything we wanted including transformers, minions, harry potter, men in black,shrek, simpsons. i wouldn’t have been content leaving the theme park not having done them. it was a lot of walking in one day; my right ankle is acting up like all asia trips, but it’s well worth it

day 979 – mini golf

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it’s good to have some sort of laid back exercise to fall upon on non strenuous recovery days. had a fun time mini golfing; it brings the kid out once again. i thought cosmic golfing was the coolest part. it’s been a couple¬†years since i last picked up a club, so having a slight handicap is completely normal. finished off a relaxing night with a nice dinner and a shared hedgehog parfait

day 722 – kiddie style

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aside from burnaby public library, i don’t think i have ever seen toilets specifically sized for kids. i have outgrown those days of my dad driving me to burnaby library on the weekends. i am growing up inevitably and must work to pave the present and future days. a little inspiration on hump day doesn’t hurt; helps get me through the day and onwards with the rest of the week

day 674 – elementary school days

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the little me learning how to make pizza back in those elementary school days. living proof that i was a better chef when i was younger cause i am too lazy to even make food for myself nowadays. that innocent face staring back at the camera sums up my entire elementary experience. i don’t remember ever having so much fun baking and cooking but that apron certainly brings back memories