thoughts: on braces

I have had my braces for approximately 4 years already. I am not proud of it, especially that I have arrived at an age when I should have moved on from my teeth to more of personality development. A friend once commented: “why do you wear braces now? University is supposedly mating season!” (Well, ideally)…

travel: national sun yat sen university, taiwan

Throwback to the first time I studied abroad, during the fall of 2013, at the National Sun Yat Sen-University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. I was 18, naive, and out to see the world. Neither were my friends, the 5 of us. We did not know any better. And i did not know any better on watermarks, either. But we deeply enjoyed those…