My Thoughts After Getting Inducted to Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Last month, I received an e-mail informing me that I am invited to become a potential member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.  I was thrilled because I never expected to become a member of an honor society or any other organization this semester. Being chosen to be a part of such prestigious organization is…

5 Reasons To Visit American Samoa

When I transferred here in Texas Tech University from my second home, American Samoa, most of the people I meet ALWAYS ask me where American Samoa is located at. I usually reply, American Samoa is a U.S. territory in the Pacific near Hawaii. Although American Samoa is the least well-known U.S. territory, it is a…

Hillsong United Empires Tour

When I learned that Hillsong United is doing a tour here in Lubbock, I was beyond thrilled and excited that I bought tickets right away!  Hillsong United is an Australian contemporary worship music band whose music greatly influenced my life as a young adult. I was a youth leader (Chapter Head) for CFC Youth for…

6 Things I Realized While Working as a Student Assistant

When it comes to work, I am very passionate, committed, and hard working. My father instilled in me the importance of putting effort in doing work and loving that work. I started working as a Student Assistant for the Hospitality Services in my university. I am currently a cashier, but I also make some shakes,…

Long Distance Relationship

LDR or long distance relationship is inevitable for some of us especially if we are transitioning to college from high school. Some of these relationships work and some do not. However, I truly believe that successful long distance relationship is possible. Few years ago, I was in a long distance relationship with someone. We were…

Song Obsession: Viva la Vida by Coldplay

I was so thrilled when I found out that Coldplay is performing for the 50th Super Bowl half-time show! I was telling myself, “They are so gonna play Viva la Vida and Paradise!” and I was right! Viva la Vida has always been my favorite Coldplay song and since the Super Bowl, this has been…

Uber Superb

Yesterday, my boyfriend Ron and I were running late. The US Post Office office hours on Saturdays is from 9:30AM to 12:00PM. We were planning to take the bus, but we took our time eating breakfast. Ron then suggested to try Uber taxi since I downloaded the app a month ago but we never really…

The Second Child

I have not seen my sisters for almost 4 years and my brother for almost a year that I have been missing them so much. My siblings and I are very close. We share each others’ frustrations, secrets (sometimes), dreams, happy moments, and even sad moments. All of us have different personalities yet we get…

Back To School!

Hello! I have not blogged lately since I was too occupied with preparing for school. It’s a new semester and I am so excited to learn new things, meet new people, have new friends, and tackle all those assignments, papers, exams, and quizzes! Today, I am sharing with you on how I prepared myself before…

Be Kind To Others

Being in Lubbock, TX, I find most people I encounter being so kind, courteous, and friendly. Yesterday at work, a female student came to my coworker’s counter so she can pay for her food. However, my coworker went to use the restroom and left a sign on her line that says “This register is CLOSED.”…

Ways To Forgive Yourself

I have been contemplating of the ways I can improve myself that I came to realize the regrets and hurts I have within me. There are moments that I would feel so bitter about certain things or I would simply start to cry as if for no reason. There are days were I feel so…

Song Obsession: Sorry

My song obsession today! This song is on repeat on my laptop! Justin Bieber’s single “Sorry” just makes you dance with its breezy beat. Peaked at number one on US Billboard Hot 100,  it is unforgivably a great song! What’s your song obsession for today ?