Update: “New Things”

I finished reading War and Peace during my spare, non-study time…which lately has been fewer and fewer hours each day. The version I have is translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude, and includes lots of supplementary material like Tolstoy’s personal reflections and posed Q&As regarding his book. It took me years to read it after…

Update: “New Things”

I got a keyboard!!¬†ūüėɬ†It is a full (88-key)¬†M-Audio Keystation¬†– a beauty, and I’ve actually had it for several weeks. I love it! With semi-weighted keys, the best part(s) about this Keystation is that you can connect it to your laptop, record, synthesize & compose music, play different virtual instruments, and get the authentic sound of…

Update: “New things”

This week’s event¬†was making progress in Bhujapidasana, an arm-balancing yoga pose. (Yoga365Days¬†has good steps for this). I had never been able to balance this pose¬†quite right – and have always had relatively lean arms – so getting the balance and strength was a huge progress point for me. And it was fun! It’s that moment…

A change of pace: food!

I do not intend this blog to focus on food, but it is a huge part of me, so inevitably it will come up from time to time¬†ūüėĆ. Lately, cooking also helps carry me through studying and the pressure that comes with it.¬†This environment breeds creativity. My grandmother and I spoke a few days ago…

It’s been a while…

It’s been a while, and I’ll be honest. This week has been a bigger adjustment than the first two combined. I have not felt like blogging, and every time that I had a topic come to¬†mind I lost motivation later in the day or gave up any desire to write. I think that with most…