Knock, Knock. Are You Listening?

Tirachard Kumtanom / Pexels Do you ever find yourself struggling to stay focused during conversation? Sometimes, you can’t help yourself but let your mind wander off when you’re supposed to be fully engaged with others. Everyone, including myself, is guilty of doing this whether it’s out of being sleep deprived and tired, information overload or…

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ICYMI: ‘Trading Spaces’ is Back!

I was counting down the days for this past weekend’s “Trading Spaces” 2018 edition, and let me just say that I was not disappointed at all! As I have said in an earlier “Get to know Jeeah & Kourtney” post, I’m addicted to binge-watching certain channels, including HGTV, during the weekend. I have to say…

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Dining Alone – King Street Edition

Pexels Happy Easter and April Fool’s Day! Hope everyone spent some quality time with loved ones on this beautiful day. With the weather slowly (but surely) warming up — even with the occasional spring showers along the way — I am quite excited about resuming my excursions in and around Old Town, Alexandria. I know some people…

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Bollywood 101 – ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’

It’s Sunday Funday! What better way is there than to watch movies to calm your frazzled mind before heading back to work the next day? With an endless array of movies available at your fingertips 24/7, thanks to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, and the likes, for someone who is a movie-junkie, it is heavenly. Binge-watching…

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How to Wear the Right Colors

pexels.com Have you ever wondered why you look better in certain colors? For instance, I tend to look washed out if I wear something that has an orange hue to it, including camel shades. Most of the time, you think it’s because of your complexion — light, medium, and dark — which is partially true….

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PyeongChang Winter Olympics – Curling, Anyone?

In case you didn’t know, the 23rd Winter Olympics is officially underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And, yes, it’s spelled Pyeongchang when referred to the region, but the official title of this year’s Winter Olympics is PyeongChang with capital “C” to avoid confusion with Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea — I’m not kidding. Anyway, who…

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Dear Grammys: Our Patience is Wearing Thin

As Kourtney has expertly edited last Sunday’s 60th Grammys Award, I would like to give my two cents to what has transpired in the aftermath of the Recording Academy president’s utterly tone-deaf quote when asked about the lack of female representation among winners at the Grammys. He did try to clarify his statement further but unleashed more criticism from artists such…

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