A Fowl Plan Backfires (Aesop’s Fable 55)

Hello. Welcome to the first of a handful of Aesop's fables' translations. I am getting back into the "Classical Greek" mode of translating texts so here goes! A Fowl Plan Backfires When the mistress hears the rooster, she orders the servants to hasten out of their beds to work. The servants of the mistress are... Continue Reading →

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24 – No “Real” Friends? No problem.

Since high school, which was around 10 years ago, I found myself embracing solitude. I've only hung out with "friends" a maximum of 6-7 times in those past 10 years. Now, I'm 24 (not in contact with any classmates or friends from the past) and have never had/made calls to any friends except for a... Continue Reading →

We Are One

We breathe the same air. We inhabit the same planet. We face struggles. We have different moods throughout the day. We lose our beloved. We share what bothers us. We have our bad habits, but strive to eliminate them. We have our crushes and losses. We feel hope which empowers us. We feel hopeless at... Continue Reading →

Hate vs. Love

The alluring aura of hate is powerful. It is so easy to be engulfed by the dark powers. Think about it. We see racism, violence and intense hatred of others in our everyday lives. Why link an action of a few to an entire group of people? Why assume you know more than others about... Continue Reading →

3 Parts to Life

Suppose life consisted of 60 years... Part 1: Ages 1-20 = Learning how to live Part 2: Ages 21-40 = Living your life Part 3: Ages 41-60 = Teaching others how to live Isn't it amazing how life works??? Could this be a simple visualization of our purpose?

The Early Twenties…

It's been 2 years since my college graduation and a 1 year and 2 months since I started working. I'm almost 24 and realizing life is speeding up. Things around me are changing, but I need to change myself, too. I need to get back into the game. Toastmasters has helped me sharpen my communication... Continue Reading →

Why sad Korean Dramas are addicting

Imagine the most saddening series of events occurring - you've got the ideal Korean drama. Why does it draw us in? What makes the content so appealing? Although I'm a male, I find the saddest dramas to be the most interesting and also the most touching. The imagery and heartbreaking scenes are part of the... Continue Reading →

Life is temporary and a test

A life may end as soon as after birth or last as long as a hundred years. Whatever the amount, it is a fleeting event. As the years pass, we develop thoughts, views and opinions of the world around us. Depending on where we grew up, our home environment and any other pre-existing conditions before... Continue Reading →

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