In her latest blog post, Liza pretends to be interviewed on her brush with minimalism or, what she calls, "minimalizm." She might not have invented it, but she is certainly the only person who thinks it's surprisingly untradmarked. Sit back, relax, and spiral into mania with her. Hey Liza, what have you been up to? … Continue reading M I N I M A L I Z M : Dearest things
I want to thank my brother for getting me the Lo & Sons "Catalina" bag. I also want to thank Christmas for highlighting consumerism, and most of all, myself, for dryly emailing my brother the exact link to what I wanted. If you're anything like me, you're never home for long. On Mondays, I drive … Continue reading Lo & Sons “The Catalina” Canvas Weekender
I've been thinking about how much I enjoy making paper flowers, and the joy these flowers bring to spaces when they're arranged as a wall garden or hung as an interior accent piece. Along the same lines, I've considered starting a craft-design company, because: I've always loved creating and building things, from CBOs to NPOs to … Continue reading Should I start a business?
I was at the La Mer counter in the cosmetics section of Nordstrom's on one of those days where you fancy yourself an upper-middle-class, upper-middle-aged woman. I had read so much about the miracle nature of their signature cream, Creme de La Mer, the world's leading agent against the evils of wrinkles, fine lines, and … Continue reading Skincare, science, and other girly things.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 830, the first bill that I staffed for Assemblymember Kalra! AB 830 repeals the CA High School Exit Exam. I passed the CAHSEE to graduate from high school; some of my peers did not. We didn’t grow up in a Kumon with helicopter parents, so while some … Continue reading The First Law
I meet Kim for lunch. Like, I literally just meet her for the first time as we meet up for lunch. She’s a badass in the field of behavioral health and has accomplished just as much outside of work on the issue of homelessness in Sacramento. We’re told we’d get along, so we blind text … Continue reading Marathoning self-help books
The wee hours of Saturday morning marked the end of Session for the California State Legislature, which means: All bills that may be enacted into law have passed through the State Legislature (both the Assembly and the Senate). Governor Brown may now sign to approve any of those bills into law; take no action, in … Continue reading Session IPA