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The Hong Kong Experience: Day 11

It’s 2015.


Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

When you wish upon a star,

Makes no difference where you are.

Anything your heart desires

Will come to you.

Weeeelll, the first part is true, the second part, we’ll just have to wait and see. 😉


On the eleventh day of Christmas–vacay–my brain said to me,

don’t sleep and watch four movies.

And the adventure continues…

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The Hong Kong Experience: Days 0.5 & 01

A.K.A. Winding Up to Wind Down

2014/12/23 @06h45 HK time

Dearly beloved, greetings and salutations.

I can say, in no uncertain terms,that as much as 2014 has blurred by, it was also jam packed with highs, lows, lefts and rights. You will forgive me for not writing sooner. Admittedly, I’d make a terrible penpal and need to work on that.

My full report in the forthcoming Year in Review post aims to cover all that we’ve accomplished this year, but in the meantime, some holiday funtimes and shenanigans with Papa Bear, the Mothership, and Sestra Menor for the rest of the year shall provide us with writing fodder aplenty.

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FRIDAY FORAGE – 2013/10/25



( via sacchinpink )

One of the original purposes of this blog was for me to share my writing goals. Well, nostalgia’s hit me in a big way these past few weeks and I took a step back to think about those really big goals in life I want to accomplish. My bucket list is quite extensive, but here are five very important goals that stand out the most.

1) Have a happy and healthy family. I can hear the ticking of the ole’ biological clock. I still find it hard to grasp that my contemporaries, some whom I thought would never domesticate themselves, are heads of big families now. It really puts a timestamp on things when even the Sisterhood’s friends (and they’re twelve years my junior) are mothers and fathers. I love children, always had an affinity for them. Despite all my hopes and dreams, I believe that having children would be an immense accomplishment.

2) Share my stories with the world. I was chuffed when my short humor pieces were published earlier this year on the interwebs. Still counts and I’m running with it. 🙂 Be it flash fiction, novellas, books, or movies, I’ve got so many stories I want to tell. Since life itself is a WIP, I’m hoping this one comes to fruition.

3) Learn as many languages as possible and travel the world. I’m currently working on this one, as well. Having lived on three continents, I’ve always loved to travel. The Sisterhood has the travel bug, as well. We’re doing a smash up job so far in our travels, but wouldn’t it be amazing to be free to travel everywhere and be one with the people?

4) Oscar. Once upon a time, I held one in my hands. This is a big goal, but if we don’t dream big, aren’t we just limiting ourselves and stifling our creativity? Oh, I’ll also be content with an Emmy, Tony, Golden Globe, Pulitzer… I’m not picky.

5) Learn more about from whence we came. As with everything here, nostalgia comes into play. I’ve always wanted to learn more about my family’s history. When I hear the colorful past of some of my ancestors, it just makes me want to dig further into the past. That, and watching Who Do You Think You Are? and before that Canada’s Ancestors in the Attic, genealogy is definitely on my list.


What do you have on your bucket list? What are the things you really want to accomplish in this life?