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The holey tshirt

The “Holey” Shirt

jigg has this old beaten up t-shirt that could easily mistaken for a rag: it has yellowed, acquired unidentifiable stains, and bore holes of various sizes all over.  Consequently, it has been dubbed the “holey” shirt. I have requested on multiple occasions to throw the shirt away but my husband adamantly refuses and claims that […]

Dragon and Phoenix Bangles

Dragon and Phoenix Bangles

In accordance to Chinese traditions, a bride is supposed to receive a pair of 24k gold dragon and phoenix bangles, which symbolizes eternal love, as a gift from the parents, in-laws, and other close relatives on her wedding day. So in lieu of my wedding next year, my mom wanted to buy me a pair […]

I'm Engaged!

I’m Engaged!

I made reservations to take him out to his favorite steak house (Strip House) for his birthday last night. Little did I know, he called the restaurant ahead of time and requested a nice table in a secluded area. We were just chatting over drinks and waiting for our food to come when I noticed […]

Bitter Melon Season is Over!

Bitter Melon Season is Over!

As jigg’s parents will inevitably become my future in-laws, I have been trying to earn brownie points with them. During a dinner conversation that occurred during the second or third time I met jigg’s parents, I found an opportunity when jigg’s dad mentioned how many kids these days don’t appreciate bitter melon because their parents […]

Over the past six months, I have been leaving behind various pieces of clothing at jigg’s place (essential stuff like underwear and socks) so I don’t have to keep carrying luggage back and forth. jigg would then help me do laundry so I get fresh clean clothes to wear on my next visit. Unfortunately he forgot to do laundry before my visit this weekend and I had no clean underwear.

Semper Ubi Sub Ubi

Over the past six months, I have been leaving behind various pieces of clothing at jigg’s place (essential stuff like underwear and socks) so I don’t have to keep carrying luggage back and forth. jigg would then help me do laundry so I get fresh clean clothes to wear on my next visit. Unfortunately he […]