I’M BACK and unfortunately not better than ever. In the months that I’ve been gone, my classmates and I have been suffering the struggle that is senior year. Uni applications have been (and still are) looming over us, and we were smacked in the face with deadline upon deadline. Despite this, there were definitely some highlights too - like dancing to Humble at a senior school assembly, going to way too many birthday parties and hangouts, and organizing our photoshoots for our school magazine! It was really a test of our emotional and mental strength, and with no surprise I barely passed. But hey, it's…

  Excited to revisit Pier 39 and Napa Valley, we packed our bags ready to explore not so sunny San Francisco once more. This time around, five days felt like three because in addition to having two dinners a night with relatives and/or friends, we put our tourist caps on and made our way to new places such as the Palace of Fine Arts, Lombard Street, Saulsalito and even Alcatraz (that deserves its own post though). There are only two food finds for this trip and they are Soma in Saulsalito, and R+D Kitchen in Napa Valley. Be sure to get the vongole and Greek-style chicken respectively. Lastly, I took…

                 

      Before I talk about the actual event, let's take a moment to appreciate my prom dress. I initially thought of wearing yellow but my designer said the yellow fabric he had would make me look old. He then suggested the opposite: black and gold. I was sold on the gold glitter and Swarovski crystals. And when my friends asked me to describe my prom dress i'd always reply shining, shimmering, splendid. I didn't feel like a disco ball; I felt like a city of stars in human form. And yes, maybe it was extra but it wasn't tacky. So who's the man…

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