Human-hood

How I Groom My Goldendoodle

How I Groom My Goldendoodle

This disclaimer goes without saying, but I am NOT a professional groomer. I have ZERO training. The hair cut looks good 80% of the time and patch the other 20% of the time. But my dog is 1000% happier having her hair cut in a […]

Insights into Learning Language from a Mediocre Polyglot

Insights into Learning Language from a Mediocre Polyglot

My language learning history: TLDR: Age 0 Cantonese + English, Age 2 French, Age 12 Mandarin, Age 21 Spanish, Age 22 Italian My first language is Cantonese. This is the language I was most comfortable with up until the time I was about 6 or […]

How to wash a goldendoodle (named bloo)

How to wash a goldendoodle (named bloo)

How I manage my high-maintenance dog. The first thing that people say when they pet bloo for the first time is, “she’s so soft!” And truly, she is. I don’t think I’ve ever touched a creature with more silky soft hair. (Not fur). Her hair […]

2018: My Year in Review

2018: My Year in Review

//TLDR// This year I decided. Things.   So 2018 started with the second half of my gap year – the half where I started the job search (I had 6 blissful months where I didn’t touch a single job board for the sake of my […]

Must Haves for Hitting the Road with Doggo

Must Haves for Hitting the Road with Doggo

Bloo taking a water break on our most recent road trip to Montreal. She sat like this while I ate my ice cream.  Bloo has been amazing with cars since we brought her home. She’s never made a peep, just curls up, and takes a […]

It was like I watched it in slow motion

It was like I watched it in slow motion

For Christmas I was generously gifted an hour photography session for Bloo, with a professional pet photographer. The weather was finally nice enough for me to book our session. I was so excited. Two days ago I bathed Bloo and spent two days making sure […]

BlooTooth Technology: Pet Tech for Only $25

BlooTooth Technology: Pet Tech for Only $25

This post is not sponsored. Opinions are my own. Some links may be affiliate links which do not affect you in any way, but may track your purchases so that I get a small commission. Full policy here. Woot. Woot.   Everything is Smart these […]

just breathe ii: Reflections one year later

just breathe ii: Reflections one year later

I finally took the time to synthesize what I’ve wanted to say and explain why I had to take a year off. Straight from the pages of my journal. First off, there is not a single minute, not one moment where I am ungrateful for […]

It’s All In The Label: Thoughts on dog food from the vet

It’s All In The Label: Thoughts on dog food from the vet

Bloo had a little stomach upset over the weekend, where she woke up and immediately started dry heaving and threw up bile with small flecks of blood. I booked the first available appointment with the vet. I love the people who work at her primary […]

How to Clean Your Casper Dog Bed

How to Clean Your Casper Dog Bed

Bloo has peed on her mattress (by accident! I jumped out at her when we were playing and she was so surprised she wet herself haha) and today she puked on it! Usually if you catch “spills” quickly, you can mop them up. However, this […]