(Actually) Adulting

Hello world! I’m back. As I am typing this, I am in my new bedroom spending my Friday night with my essential oil diffuser on while listening to Asian Boss Girl’s “Mastering the Art of Adulting” through my vinyl player’s speaker. Wow, there are so many things I want to reflect on that has happened […]


Hello everyone! We have made it. Since my last personal anecdote, a lot has changed. It’s been 4 months into post-grad! Surprisingly, I’m doing just fine. It’s all fine 🙂 With commencement over, my full-time job continuing on, and groups of my classmates starting to move away from San Diego, I decided this was the […]

goodbye college, hello post-grad

Hello everyone! I would like to re-introduce myself. My name is Kaithleen and I am a recent graduate of the University of California, San Diego. To be honest, this is all so surreal. If you didn’t know, the past three months were spent attending my last quarter at UC San Diego. Since January, I’ve been […]

Paris, Je t’aime: My Study Abroad Experience

Five weeks is a pretty long time. It’s enough to learn and adapt to a new lifestyle. It’s enough to grow and change. It’s enough to fall in love. With a place, that is. At the moment, I am on a plane heading back halfway around the world. I am feeling pretty bittersweet. It’s been […]

21 Things I Learned at 21

Hello World! Contrary to popular belief, I turn 21 years old today.  Yup, it’s true. I stand at 5’1 and I look like a 12-year-old without makeup. This smol girl is now legal. There’s this big ray of energy inside me and I feel so alive! I mean, every day I do. I feel like I’m always a ball […]


To keep tradition, here is my recap on WI18- It feels so good to be done with finals! This quarter’s round of finals were definitely much different to what I’m used to… I DID NOT HAVE AN IN-CLASS FINAL (at all)! To be honest, it’s a blessing and a curse. A blessing because I hate […]