CREAM PUFFS, anyone?

This recipe makes around 20-25 puffs depending on the shell size that you create. Puffs: 140g all purpose flour                100g butter                                 200g water                  …

I BELIEVE IN YOU

Originally posted on coffeeandsf:
Yesterday afternoon, I walked into my guidance counselor’s office to talk to her about my educational future. She started off talking to me about next semester’s classes and asked what I wanted to do in the future. Being absolutely unsure of my answer, I replied to her saying, “I don’t know……

Just another story to share

People think they have forever, but they don’t. People think life is long, but it isn’t. People take the things they have for granted, don’t. This is why there’s so many words unsaid and regret overflowing us when something we treasure isn’t there anymore. Say what you can when you still have the chance to…

Timing

When it comes to relationships, timing is something that none of us can seem to get right. We meet the person of our dreams right before we leave to go study abroad. We form an incredibly close relationship with an attractive someone that turns out to already be taken. We meet someone who is different…

An apology for you, a thousand times over

This is undeniable, but after years and years of learning about slavery, I’ve gotten quite used to the heartache that’s felt when listening to a specific story of an individual who’ve survived the lion’s den. At first, it gives me a heavy feeling on my chest. Then, it makes it harder for me to breathe;…

13 LITTLE REMINDERS FROM ME TO YOU

Nowadays, I’ve seen many people my age struggle with trying to find a place in this world, figuring out who they are, and dealing with the little things in life, school, and stress overall. Yes, life can often be very tough, however, that doesn’t mean we bow down to it. I used to disagree, but…

A good friend, another memory

They tell me, “go with the flow”, “whatever happens will happen”, “events in life comes unplanned”, but I didn’t believe them. I’ve always been that stubborn teenager who lives to protect her beliefs and is always ready to stand upright to her perspective. I didn’t know that was reckless, I didn’t know that was foolish…

An event that changed my life

Over 2700 students from more than 40 countries; different ethnicities, religions, and gender, separated individuals became one global community united overnight on the great land of Malaysia. Last June, I was blessed with the opportunity to take part in a competition called ‘The World Scholar’s Cup’ in Kuala Lumpur. It’s a competition that allow students to work…

What is reputation, really?

Reputation – important or not is really a challenging topic to approach. In fact, it is one of the most popular motions debaters have a hard time arguing over. Today, having a good reputation meaning an individual have surpassed society’s expectations. The process does not matter, but if a mistake is made, that reputation built…

What I wish you also could see, read, and feel

I am here….in America. In Fountain Valley High School. It has been a month since I took my first few steps on the soil of America. However, it still feels so unfamiliar, so unlike that place called home. Dear Vietnam, A year ago, I knew that I was going to leave. Six months ago, I…