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Happy Halloweenify!

Saw this feature in Google photos and randomly picked a photo to try it out on. Not bad for 2 clicks worth of work, eh? Happy Halloween, everyone! It’s 2am now and I’m psyched to find out later how America celebrates Halloween! If the…

31 October 2014
Personal USA

Devil of the skies

No, not me. I wasn’t the devil. I encountered the devil. Over the weekend, I met with a harrowing incident. I should count myself so lucky to escape with just trauma to the head that (so far) appears to bring nothing more than intermittent…

28 October 2014
Personal USA

They say, we say

I never really consciously thought about how different American and British English Singlish (likely the form most dominant in my system lol) was until I came to the US. Here are a few examples I recall off the top of my head from our…

24 October 2014

Movie weekend

Temperatures fell over the weekend… It feels like Fall has finally arrived in Austin! In view of the chilly weather, we decided to stay indoors and explore the local movie theaters! Whenever possible, I try to catch a movie countries I visit. I think…

13 October 2014

One-day trip to Houston

We were interested in visiting Houston ever since we heard that NASA is there. NASA!!! The place Carys and I dreamed about working at, even if just as cleaners LOL. Now I can finally see it! When we asked around for any other famous…

11 October 2014

We almost didn’t make it back to USA

We just came back from Canada late last night. But we almost didn’t make it. At Toronto-Pearson Airport, we had to pass through US Customs screening. We thought there wouldn’t be any issues, since we DID come from the states, we are well within…

7 October 2014

Terrorizing the roads of Austin

Today, I drove by myself for the first time. EVER. I’ve never driven by myself before as Fu is usually sitting in the passenger seat, acting as adviser and extra pair of eyes. I got my license only about 2 months before I left…

1 October 2014