Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam

Ahoy, Hanoi!

My first destination for 2014 was Hanoi:  Vietnam’s capital, second largest city and main cultural center.  For this trip, I was accompanied by Jacq and it was our first time to travel together.  We had a red-eye flight and we arrived in Hanoi a little bit before 1:00am local time where …

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Eats January 2014

Can you believe that January is already over?! It flew by so fast I can’t remember what I did the last 31 days!  Well, let me have a bit of a lookback on the past month through the places where I was able to eat for the first time.  Since …

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2013 Goals: Year-End Evaluation

I believe that having goals is important.  They force us to envision the future and prompt us into following through.  Ten years ago, I evolved from having “New Year’s resolutions” into setting New Year’s goals for myself.  The way I see it, having goals to meet instead of resolutions to …

Our Deepest Fear

I have just finished watching Coach Carter and once again, I found myself profoundly moved by the “Our Deepest Fear” quote.    From the start of his coaching stint at his old high school, Coach Carter kept asking his problematic student, Timo Cruz the question “What is your deepest fear?”.  Towards the end, …