Charlie's random musings

Of Mountains and Strangers

Yesterday was one of those days I didn’t plan (but) happy that it happened anyway. Early in the morning, I found myself in a car of a stranger– riding with 3 men that I’ve never met in my life… the next thing I know, we were climbing series of mountain slopes together. My inappropriate shoes… Continue reading Of Mountains and Strangers

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When You Want To Be Mean

I was at a government office a few days ago, processing some papers that I need in order to go back to Japan smoothly. I had set an appointment early and came in very positive with all the required documents. As my turn come to a close, I could clearly hear this old lady sending… Continue reading When You Want To Be Mean

Charlie's random musings

My Rainy Day Playlist

Oh that warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with rainy season. Languid, gray days in bed with a warm cup of your favorite drink, a good book and some cheat-treats… Aaahh… days of staying in and allowing oneself to simple be. Here I am– in my cozy pajamas, hair in a loose bun singing along with… Continue reading My Rainy Day Playlist

Charlie on being a woman · Charlie's random musings

5 Things To Do When You Feel Tired and Overwhelmed

Finally. A time to pause and write– to slow down and rest– and to reflect and refresh. To my readers, (if there’s even anyone out there) pardon my month long absence. Life has been fluid fast the couple of weeks and it has been rough as well. Truly, this world has its way of making… Continue reading 5 Things To Do When You Feel Tired and Overwhelmed

Charlie's random musings

Reminiscing On a Rainy Day

There is something lazy about rainy days and today is no exception. I woke up to a room cooler than usual (only to find out that I left the balcony door open last night). I checked the time on my phone and it was 5:45 in the morning… “Yes, 15 more minutes.” I don’t know… Continue reading Reminiscing On a Rainy Day