I love the holidays. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday but I hate the cold weather. Either way, let’s get to it! If we were having coffee today…I’d tell you I LOVE thanksgiving. I also love throwing parties. Maybe it’s the Filipino in me. Or maybe my parents always let me throw parties growing up – … More Virtual Coffee Date: November 2018
According to the dictionary, a hobby is defined as “a pursuit outside one’s regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation.” My hobbies don’t look that relaxing at first glance. At the bottom of my resume, there’s a section that I added that lists all of my hobbies so I don’t look like another boring lawyer … More Confessions of a Serial Hobbyist: How to Pick a Hobby
I love the fall. I love it. It is hands down my favorite season of the year. The fall is always my busiest time of the year. It clearly has been since I haven’t been blogging quite as much. Especially after coming back from Europe. Anyways, here are my updates… If we were having coffee … More Virtual Coffee Date: September & October 2018
After spending the summer, doing so many weekend trips, it was amazing to actually get away for a much longer period of time. I was only gone for 9 days but I saw/did/and ate so much. Here are my highlights from each city: London London reminds me of a crossover between NYC and Boston plus … More Eurotrip highlights: London, Munich, Salzburg & Zurich
Even though I’ve been away most weekends, I do love NYC in the summer (not so much this humidity though). The great thing about NYC in the summer is all the free things going on. Here are some of my favorite things to do in NYC in the summer: Outdoor yoga I’ve been going to … More My Summer Favorites: NYC Edition
One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to climb outdoors and this past spring, I finally did it! Actually, I’ve lost count the amount of times I’ve climbed outdoors now. There are plenty of people who are just gym climbers and never ever go outdoors. After spending 3x-4x a week indoors climbing all winter, I … More How to climb outdoors when you live in NYC
5 years ago, I posted my first blog post on July 24, 2013. I did not expect to have this blog for 5 years. It’s been an interesting journey to say the least. I started this blog as a way to document my training and hold myself accountable for my first marathon (Philly Marathon). When … More Happy 5th Birthday, Blog!
Independence Day isn’t just the 4th of July. It was the theme of my month. It also marks the end of one hell of a transition year. The bar exam was over a year ago-the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every July. After the bar exam, I jumped from student to law graduate to lawyer … More Virtual Coffee Date: July 2018 – Independence!
The first time I stepped into Brooklyn Boulders was two and half years before I got into climbing. It seemed so scary. I went zip lining once and that scared me enough. Eventually, I took one top rope class during my last semester of law school. Then I got into climbing months after the bar … More 5 things I wish I knew when I was a new climber