Life

moving out + on

Hello from my new place, now in Austin! I was able to move in with little fuss and spent the first few days running errands for some basic necessities for my apartment. My place is still quite sparse, but I’m really looking forward decorating and furnishing my place over time (trying to pick the pieces …

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Hobonichi Mail

Postcards With Love

I’m taking a page from Ame’s blog entry about postcards and trying to send more mail to my friends. I’m really bad at keeping in touch with friends, but I hope to improve myself and try to keep those connections alive. I think sending mail can be a thoughtful and wonderful way of sending love …

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Mail Stationery

journaling with friends

This week’s blog post was delayed, partially because I was lazy, but also because some things happened! I’ll post a little more on my thoughts later, but the short version is that I’m making a HUGE life change and leaving my job and moving to a new city VERY soon. It’s so exciting and also …

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Hobonichi Life Traveler's Notebook

Analogue System for 2018

Hello 2018! I haven’t written a post since November of last year. My holiday celebrations were very quiet this year (which isn’t a bad thing). My dad and brother were in the Philippines to celebrate my grandmother’s 80th birthday, so this year we had a simple Christmas with my mom, sister, and my sister’s boyfriend. …

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Art Life

feeding my creative

I was in Austin this week to attend some lectures and workshops for Austin Design Week with my sister, Angie, and our good friend, Kevin. There’s so much to unpack on what I learned and felt and experienced. It’s so great to see the kind of community that exists, and I feel like I fueled my …

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Traveler's Notebook

november TN set-up

A conversation with Ame made me think about our different journaling styles, which then prompted me to write a little bit about my own journaling set-up. I love seeing everyone’s planner/notebook set-up. There’s so much you can learn about a person by looking at their journal, because it’s a reflection on the things they like …

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Zines

a zine re-cap post

I got some zines in the mail today! I don’t usually take the opportunity to write about the books I’ve bought, but I thought this would be a great time to try to write a re-cap of the books that arrived (and also mention some of the books I bought at Staple! last month). Zines …

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Art

what is canon?

What counts as canon when you’re the one deciding it? This is something that I have been thinking about recently. I love playing around with my OCs and thinking about their backstories. I have so many notes and ficbits and sketches, fleshing out random details in their stories, but sometimes I also like to change …

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Life

declutter, declutter, declutter

It’s that time of year again where I tidy and declutter things in my life (both online and in person). 1 : Decluttering Social Media Last week, I took the opportunity to clean up my following lists on all of my social media. There were many accounts that I was following because we were “mutuals”, …

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