Food Diaries: New York City

Those who know me know that I am not a woman of food. I don’t have a particular fondness for it, and usually don’t care too much about what I eat. Of course, this is in stark contrast with the rising “foodie” culture among social media. Many of my friends are self-professed “foodies” and are… Continue reading Food Diaries: New York City

Approach with Caution and a Camera

According to the Davidson Lateralization Theory of Emotions, our left brain hemisphere regulates “approach” tendencies while our right brain hemisphere regulates “withdraw” tendencies. “Approach” includes emotions such as joy, motivation, and even anger – these are emotions that cause us to interact with the world. “Withdraw”, on the other hand, includes emotions such as sadness… Continue reading Approach with Caution and a Camera

A Day at the Villa

The story of a woman traveling to find herself is a literary cliché. It usually starts with the woman, successful but unfulfilled and in an emotionally unsatisfying relationship, who breaks off from everything to travel. In her exotic journey, she discovers true love and experiences spiritual (and gustatory) awakening. I cannot say that my Miami… Continue reading A Day at the Villa

Old Friends in Old Places

Since being back home, I’ve met up with some old friends and revisited some old places. One such place is SoHo, or South of Houston St, a booming shopping and art district in lower Manhattan. Honestly, I’ve become pretty disenchanted with the store offerings at SoHo (and consumerism as a whole), so I’m more interested… Continue reading Old Friends in Old Places

Outtakes

I cannot believe there are only 5 days left of 2016 – and I definitely cannot believe that it’s been 23 days since I last posted. (Not such a great track record for a new endeavor, now is it?) I’ve accumulated some photos in the three-week period I’ve spent with Marcus, my trusty Pentax KS2.… Continue reading Outtakes

The First of Many

Cleveland Museum of Art

Above: 1/365 Seated Amitayus Buddha at the Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH). Taken with a Pentax KS2 on December 2, 2016. When I decided to embark on Project 365, I knew I wanted the first photo to be of the Seated Amitayus Buddha statue at the Cleveland Museum of Art. I’ve been taking a class… Continue reading The First of Many