2022: Celebrating My Pup Mahal’s Second Birthday

Happy Birthday to my pup Mahal! He's two years old now, and according to doggie years, he's an adult. I've had him since November 2020. And I hope to cherish him for a decade! Mahal in Tagalog means "love" and "expensive." (He can be pretty expensive sometimes, haha.) In Hindi, it means "palace" or "living … Continue reading 2022: Celebrating My Pup Mahal’s Second Birthday

2022: Visiting Island Alpaca on Martha’s Vineyard

I adore alpacas! So last month, my family and I visited an alpaca farm called Island Alpaca on Martha’s Vineyard. This farm has been around since 2004 and has about 19 acres of land. Some Fun Alpaca Info Alpacas originate from the Andes Mountains of South America. They have extra large hearts and lungs to … Continue reading 2022: Visiting Island Alpaca on Martha’s Vineyard

2022: Seven Fun Things to Do in P-Town

Welcome to P-Town! Entering Provincetown, Massachusettes, felt like I was entering a fairy tale book. The narrow streets, shops, rainbow flags, and diverse groups of people made me feel so welcomed and entertained. P-Town (the nickname for Provincetown) has been around for hundreds of years. (Click here for more history.) And it has been a … Continue reading 2022: Seven Fun Things to Do in P-Town

2022: When Visiting a Buddhist Temple

This Buddhist Temple called Vajiradhammapadip Temple is close to my hometown. I often go here for the Thai Faire. And each time I enter, it always feels magical and tranquil inside. (FYI: Buddhism also has three main branches. This particular temple is part of the Theravāda Branch.) So these are some of the things that you … Continue reading 2022: When Visiting a Buddhist Temple

2022: Huntington’s AMC Dine-In Experience

When you go up the Huntington’s AMC’s Dine-In escalator, you realize how spacious it is inside. It’s almost like walking through an airport. A massive lounge with sofas and a bar/cafe serves drinks, popcorn, and some fast food, like burgers and fries. This movie theatre must have been relatively new because inside the theatres are … Continue reading 2022: Huntington’s AMC Dine-In Experience

2022: Admiring the Apartments on Park Avenue

Often when I’m in Manhattan, New York, I pass by the apartments on Park Avenue. Some are new, while others have been standing since the early 19th century. It’s fantastic to look at the history. Park Avenue was called Fourth Avenue, which housed the Harlem Railroad, active in the 19th century, and provided numerous rail … Continue reading 2022: Admiring the Apartments on Park Avenue