Tag: vacation

[PART 2] Michigan Week + Family Time!

For part 1 of the “Michigan Week” post, click here. My original plan was just to spend a weekend in Michigan for the half-marathon and leave on Monday. I changed my plans for 2 reasons — my nephew’s birthday is ...

[PART 1] Michigan Week and Detroit Half-Marathon!

Last Friday, October 13 at around 1:00 pm, I boarded a Greyhound bus to Detroit, Michigan. This is not a “finding myself” story nor a result of a travel roulette. I ran my 3rd half marathon! I was excited for ...

That Da Vinci Code Scene (minus the running!)

Do you remember the movie adaptation of Dan Brown’s popular novel, The Da Vinci Code? It is the story that made a lot of noise in the news, especially in the Catholic community, because of how it portrayed the Catholic ...

Go to the Hall of Mirrors! (I did not.)

Third day in Paris. I got together with the French residents after lunch. Most of them knew that I am learning French. They put my French skills to the test by asking “où êtes-vous allé?” (where did you go?). I mentioned, ...