Work’s been crazy the past couple of weeks and I’ve been enjoying doing absolutely nothing during the last two days, other than catching upon reading.
1. Sad that “women’s prospects [of dating] dim not only as they age, but as they achieve the highest level of education” is scientifically true. I wonder what mothers of smart daughters would feel or tell their daughters after reading this.
2. View count fraud on Youtube is real.
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A lot of this week’s selections are centered around women. Not entirely sure what was responsible for the theme, but unlike the past, where I tried to sheer at least five miles away from “feminist” topics, I’m slowly embracing them.
Living in NYC bubble made me never realize or experience the injustice other women face, but in today’s political climate, I’m realizing how important this is.
With that said, below are interesting reads of this week.
1. Amazed by artist Carrie Mae Weems’ generosity and her way of supporting the arts.
2. Agreed that we need more women statues in NYC – and embarrassed to admit that I didn’t know any one on this list.Read More »
Unless I’m engrossed by the novel — like neglect to do anything else other than finish reading type of engrossment — I often cannot finish it.
Everything was going right this summer, expect finishing lighthearted summer read. To remedy this, I spent over an hour browsing the fiction section until I spotted a gem in the rough, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.
As I was reading it, it dawned upon me that most books that I enjoy are either centered around quirky and socially inept characters or has surreal plots that takes over my entire mind until I see how it ends.
To see if it’s true, I’m going to list novels that I enjoyed during the last decade and half. Read More »
 Write at least three posts a week
I’d be lucky if I manage to write a couple of times a month; but I should try to change this.
 Take a non-fiction writing course
This has been on my to-do list for years and is it sad that I haven’t progressed at all. Adjusting to new work, trying to ramp up a team and managing my promotion robbed me of the mental space and time to take classes. However, I feel like I’m becoming a more attuned reader these days, which is a plus.
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