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Fuji X100F - my new camera that I’ve been shooting with since my trip to London 2018. Finally, a light, good quality camera that I can carry around instead of my clunky 2006 Canon XTi DSLR. I’ve had dreams that I’m taking photos with an intense atmosphere that becomes other worldly and I’m sure this camera made my dreams come true. It captures light so magically that it takes me back to the magic that was flickr.

Fuji X100F - my new camera that I’ve been shooting with since my trip to London 2018. Finally, a light, good quality camera that I can carry around instead of my clunky 2006 Canon XTi DSLR. I’ve had dreams that I’m taking photos with an intense atmosphere that becomes other worldly and I’m sure this camera made my dreams come true. It captures light so magically that it takes me back to the magic that was flickr.

I used to blog more often! I find it harder to find spare time now. I usually come home so tired (from driving + new job that I’ve been rebranding) that I just flop. Then I start losing my little creative world that I would get lost in. I love looking back at my favorites and see how much has changed. That’s what keeps me coming back.

Best yoga pants I’ve ever worn. Amazing, soft, buttery quality with earthy colors. I would buy all their colors but that’s not necessary. The fact that they’re made out of recycled water bottles made me throw my credit card at the screen.  Girlfriend Collective  cares about the environment without being too pricey about it. And I love the branding yes hello duh.

Best yoga pants I’ve ever worn. Amazing, soft, buttery quality with earthy colors. I would buy all their colors but that’s not necessary. The fact that they’re made out of recycled water bottles made me throw my credit card at the screen. Girlfriend Collective cares about the environment without being too pricey about it. And I love the branding yes hello duh.

Sisters ! These don’t have any weird chemicals and leaves your hair smelling like plants - in a good way.

Sisters! These don’t have any weird chemicals and leaves your hair smelling like plants - in a good way.

I just realized how much orange and green I own. I do love me some oranges and gardens so it makes sense. This cute pin is from  Hannah Kristina Metz . Bookbag from  Baggu . I always love what they come up with.

I just realized how much orange and green I own. I do love me some oranges and gardens so it makes sense. This cute pin is from Hannah Kristina Metz. Bookbag from Baggu. I always love what they come up with.

My latest  Muji  online purchase. The relax oil for my diffuser smells great. I sometimes turn the diffuser on before I go to sleep as part of a night routine to wind down. I use the striped headband to wash my face. It’s so soft, I forget it’s on my head. The crackers and cookies were good and the loofah is pretty soft.

My latest Muji online purchase. The relax oil for my diffuser smells great. I sometimes turn the diffuser on before I go to sleep as part of a night routine to wind down. I use the striped headband to wash my face. It’s so soft, I forget it’s on my head. The crackers and cookies were good and the loofah is pretty soft.

This might be my favorite pizza. Sorry NYC but this one wins. I didn’t know about  Mister 01  until I moved back from NYC and worked in Brickell. The first pizza I tried from them was the Star Luca and it was good. But this truffle oil and burrata concoction really did it for me.

This might be my favorite pizza. Sorry NYC but this one wins. I didn’t know about Mister 01 until I moved back from NYC and worked in Brickell. The first pizza I tried from them was the Star Luca and it was good. But this truffle oil and burrata concoction really did it for me.

My bento box from  Takenaka ! When I found this lunchbox, I felt like I should’ve had this all my life. It fits all my lunches perfectly and have the option to take only 1 compartment instead of two.

My bento box from Takenaka! When I found this lunchbox, I felt like I should’ve had this all my life. It fits all my lunches perfectly and have the option to take only 1 compartment instead of two.

Songs that make my soul very happy. Big City’s pianos. St. Lucia can’t get any more happier. Lizzo is hilarious. Borderline made me investigate the genius that is Kevin Parker. When he improvises @_@

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Art Basel 2018
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3 months later, here’s my Art Basel recap. Art Basel isn’t the same as when I was in school (2009-2013). Actually, a lot of things aren’t the same. But that’s the ebb and flow of life. It allows other things to come into fruition.

Alice von Maltzahn, Bound, 2018. Cut paper relief

Alice von Maltzahn, Bound, 2018. Cut paper relief

Dukki Kim, Between Cyprus Trees, 2018. Acrylic on canvas.

Dukki Kim, Between Cyprus Trees, 2018. Acrylic on canvas.

Jean Cocteau ceramics

Jean Cocteau ceramics

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The middle plate made me giggle.

The middle plate made me giggle.

The Future Perfect gallery

The Future Perfect gallery

Fendi water fountains

Fendi water fountains

The Flow of Time by Takt Project and Shingo Abe

The Flow of Time by Takt Project and Shingo Abe

I liked this carpet - not sure who made it.

I liked this carpet - not sure who made it.

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Gardening
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There I am, helping my parents water their garden at the first home I lived in. Today, I’m still helping out with their garden. I didn’t realize that I basically grew up surrounded by plants. My grandpa studied agriculture so that’s probably where we got our green thumb from. We think my mom made that outfit for me, it has little horses running around.

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This was our first real garden in the home we’re still in. My mom said I wanted to help my dad! I don’t remember that part but I do remember getting my photo taken. I believe it because I do love helping others out.

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Our yard was so minimal. Now it’s a crazy fruit, herb, and veggie jungle.

My rockshrimp toes were overwhelmed too.

My rockshrimp toes were overwhelmed too.

Me in 2018. My parents discovered Isaac Farms Nursery and knew my sis and I would love it. I was so overwhelmed! There were several of these tents full of different types of succulents. I saw how their gardeners were propagating and decided to see how it works. Now I have several babies growing! It’s very easy to do and fun to see them sprout.

Also, I’m sporting my garden grandma chic look wearing an Ilana Kohn jumpsuit that I wear at least once a week. Dad hat from Urban London and Teva sandals~

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Plants seem to be a fad now which is great because it brings awareness to nature and how to care for it. It’s so rewarding to see your plant babies grow and eventually blossom! As a young adult I don’t think I paid too much attention to gardening as I was so glued to my computer screen learning about my career and culture. Now I’m less attached to the computer and more into being outside relaxing with our garden. I definitely feel older now that I entered my 30’s and pretty proud of it too.

I was afraid of not having done certain accomplishments at a certain age and now I simply don’t give an f. That’s all a social construct and I dislike following someone else’s standards. What gardening teaches you is that each plant grows at a different rate, just as you and I do. Each plant has different needs and environments it likes to be in. So do I. Now I just focus on the small things in life that make me happy and worry a lot less now.

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Natural History and Science Museums
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I'll never forget when I did my first internship at the Wolfsonian-FIU museum and thought, I can work here forever. My boss/mentor at the museum told me to go out and try other industries. She was right because it made me realize how precious that internship was. Basically what I'm trying to say is that I find museums endlessly inspiring for my work and life in general.

The Natural History Museum in Kensington is very cinematic. Feels like you're walking into a 1800s London film. They had a large room full of minerals organized by kind and color. Yes, I was in my element.

The Natural History Museum in Kensington is very cinematic. Feels like you're walking into a 1800s London film. They had a large room full of minerals organized by kind and color. Yes, I was in my element.

Imagine being able to just walk in anytime and start sketching these guys?!

Imagine being able to just walk in anytime and start sketching these guys?!

Earth colors for life.

Earth colors for life.

A little behind the scenes of Hope the whale. The museum itself isn't that large and we probably finished viewing it in an hour. Off we went to its neighbor, the  Science Museum.

A little behind the scenes of Hope the whale. The museum itself isn't that large and we probably finished viewing it in an hour. Off we went to its neighbor, the Science Museum.

The love of my life, Futura, making space print everlasting. 

The love of my life, Futura, making space print everlasting. 

Ok, I almost fainted at this part of the museum. Design evolution at its finest. So this series of decades were organized alongside a long wall. Starting off with the 1900s. Those were some creepy times. Everything was dark brown and metallic. I didn't photograph it because it was too creepy. The above photo is from the 1940s-1960s.

Ok, I almost fainted at this part of the museum. Design evolution at its finest. So this series of decades were organized alongside a long wall. Starting off with the 1900s. Those were some creepy times. Everything was dark brown and metallic. I didn't photograph it because it was too creepy. The above photo is from the 1940s-1960s.

It just made me wonder how people lived during these times. What they were thinking, doing, imagining, etc. The dunhill logo is so good.

It just made me wonder how people lived during these times. What they were thinking, doing, imagining, etc. The dunhill logo is so good.

How creepy is that baby gas mask body suit thing? Thinking of how war affected so many people and future generations. Yet we keep moving forward.

How creepy is that baby gas mask body suit thing? Thinking of how war affected so many people and future generations. Yet we keep moving forward.

These inventions are what I use/d to connect to the world. Has been a huge part of my life. From early childhood till right now typing this! Being able to learn about other cultures and being able to express myself, feels like a privilege. It's very powerful for the good and bad. It's just how you use it.

These inventions are what I use/d to connect to the world. Has been a huge part of my life. From early childhood till right now typing this! Being able to learn about other cultures and being able to express myself, feels like a privilege. It's very powerful for the good and bad. It's just how you use it.

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

Inside and out.

Inside and out.

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Paris
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Gonna be real here, I didn't really like Paris! It's not my vibe. It felt rough around the edges. Cig smoke everywhere. Maybe I wasn't there long enough to fully enjoy it. I did enjoy its architecture. Below are pics from our one day trip.

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