I totally screwed up today. I was going home to change for my doctor’s appointment (neurologist, general checkup and medication, nothing scary), and I picked up fried chicken for early lunch. Now, SOMETIMES, when I get fried chicken, I’ll get legs for the cats. But I do this when I buy my own lunch and … More Fried Chicken Stalls and Compassionate Cat Ownership
Today, I decided to take a Mexican Food Adventure. Recently, I go to The Mexican, which is a restaurant (new as of June) in Patong. Pretty easy to get to on the Phuket-Patong bus, and the prices aren’t too bad. However, there is another Mexican restaurant, Sala Mexicali, which is a bit older… but I … More Stupid idealism
I’m not sure how much of a problem this is for non-Asian tourist programs. However, it seems to be the standard (after three of my own trips and 10s of trip stories gathered from my coworkers and friends here in Southeast Asia) that if you book a tour group in Asia, no matter the country … More Little (?) Known Facts: My Problem with Boring Chinese Tourist-Restaurants.
This is an abbreviated chronicle of the business trip I (myself and two other co-workers with a large group of trainees) took through the countries of Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore in May 2014… It began Sunday, May 4th, 9 am. I packed my cats up, caged them, and took them to their vet to be boarded … More Travel: 2014 – Malaysia and Singapore
I’m normally a very egalitarian person. Equality is a big deal in all things. Fair is fair is fair is etc etc etc. Except when it comes to my damn fried chicken stands. Not only do I turn into a judgemental person against overweight individuals, this also makes me a bit hypocritical as I am … More Little Known Facts: Chicken Stands
I have a jar of jalapenos, and I want so much to sit down and just eat the whole thing. I have the *oddest* food cravings sometimes. Who eats a whole jar of sliced jalapenos in one sitting? Me. I do. I have portion control issues. Or maybe a lack of will power. I’m surprised … More Little Known Facts: Darcil and her war with food!
It’s cliche as hell, but it is 30 minutes until 2014 in my part of Southeast Asia (Singapore is an hour ahead). My thoughts on the year are as such: Not the worst year of my life, but certainly one of the most stressful, especially considering that I’m happy. Happily stressed! Howl getting sick! Howl … More 2013 – The post 99.9% of bloggers are writing