The best shoes that I’ve ever owned are my pair of LeBron x John Elliott in black. Why? It still looks new after six months. My last pair of shoes, Air Jordan 1 Retro in black leather, already had signs of wear by this mark and looked jacked up for about the last two years […]


Basketball has been my favorite sport since childhood. Growing up in a racially diverse area by American standards, it was adorned by those black and often shunned by those white in favor of baseball. Although many of my younger years were spent playing in little league, I loathed it. Baseball just wasn’t engaging, but my […]


Have you ever accidentally deleted a bunch of important files on your computer? It sucks. I feel sick. Last weekend, I bought a new laptop and then had a great idea to make a clean copy of the OS before any changes were made. As soon as I had some free time, I found my […]

The End of an Era

I was fired via a Teams call, today. Financial issues as the result of COVID-19 was cited as the reason and I understood since the project pipeline was dry. I was hoping that I’d be the only casualty on the team, but my co-worker was let go as well. I’m not angry. I’m not surprised. […]

COVID-19 Update

My father warned me about COVID-19, the latest type of coronavirus, just after Christmas. Being that I live in Southeast Asia, I was already aware of some of the issues it was causing in China. I was probably one of the few people following it closely outside of health science experts since December, but I […]


I was on an airplane when my mom died. Somewhere over the Pacific Ocean while en route to see her at the hospital, my dad sent me an e-mail saying that he was going to direct the attending doctor to turn off the life support system because she turned for the worst. I was helpless. […]

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