Cultural Perspective

I realize that a lot of my readers maybe of a different cultural back ground than I am. I’m Trinidadian born to Guyanese parents. I moved from Trinidad to Guyana when I was around 7ish and then to New York at 13, then to Florida for a quick spell and back to NY, which is…

Book Addicts Anonymous

I’m tired, had a long day at work and I’m trying to unwind…trying to meander my way through my internet news sources, Reddit, and Imgur and find some cute cat photos to make me smile. I opened WordPress, read all the blogs I follow, checked the daily prompt and then realized that at some point…

The Red Envelope – Guidelines on giving Lai See

Originally posted on Day's Lee:
When I was a kid, one of the best things about Chinese New Year was the red envelopes my parents and their friends gave me. Tucked inside the small decorated envelopes was one or two dollars or maybe even five (a fortune in those days). Now as an adult,…

The Rise of the Cell Phone Gamer

I remember when the only games you could play on your cell phone was Bubble Blaster, Solitaire, Chess or Checkers. I was grounded for a month for buying Chess on my first cell phone; didn’t know it would show up on the bill that way and thought that my mother would hardly notice that our…

Lessons In Love

Whenever I’m so moved, I try to share as much of myself as I can for the betterment of others. That’s not something I’m saying to hype myself up to my 5-10 subscribers. I over share in an attempt to prevent someone, anyone from making the same mistakes I did. The one area where I…

Making Conversation: How to Think Up Good Comments

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Here on The Daily Post, we’re always advising you to build blog relationships by leaving substantive comments on other people’s posts. That’s easy enough to say, but how do you think of more to say than “Great post!” when all you can think to say is, well, “Great post!”…