Mom-to-be Mai at an Anime convention in Singapore
Thank you for the heartfelt congratulations and laughing along with me. It’s nice to receive encouragement that you think I’ll be a good mom because that was NOT my first thought. Continue reading
I am keeping a secret. It’s easy for me to keep secrets because I live in Singapore and you don’t know exactly what I’m doing unless I post on social media or on this blog. On the flip side, I don’t know many people in Singapore so my secret’s been safe. Continue reading
I opened my care package and got a little bit of NYC in Singapore.
I believe we have the family that we’re born into and the families we choose to be part of. I am lucky to have friends who feel like sisters and sisters who are some of my dearest friends. When I lived in LA, I became part of a west coast family and then I joined an east coast family when I moved to NY.
One branch of my NYC clan is my PEOPLE people. Continue reading
We’ve been living in Singapore for nearly a month – 28 days to be exact – and 28 days later it feels like I survived a sort of apocalypse. The world as I know is gone and I am sorting out the new rules, people and places. Continue reading
The LOVE sign outside our temporary housing at Lanson Place seemed like a cosmic sign.
Yesterday marked one week of living in Singapore and each day I’ve learned something about the city or my relationship or myself. It’s been overwhelming with one task after another and I realized after the fourth or fifth day that I was just doing and not feeling. Continue reading
Last Wednesday, we landed in Singapore at 6 a.m. and “orientation” was scheduled at 10 a.m. with lifelong Singaporean Samantha from Santa Fe Corporate Relocation Services. During the tour, I felt exhilarated and terrified like one of the kids on the psychedelic boat ride in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Continue reading