I went to Seattle again for another day trip. We saw lots of flowers at the Pike Place Market. It was the day before Mother’s Day, so lots of people were shopping for flowers.
The first Starbucks. There was a long line, so I didn’t enter.
It was a beautiful day. Vancouver was experiencing abnormally hot weather that day, but Seattle was perfect. The view from here was really nice; you can see the Space Needle and Mount Rainier. I think I want to enter the Space Needle one day.
It’s been a while since I last updated the blog. There are a few reasons for this. The first is because I bought the Switch OLED and have been obsessed with Animal Crossing ever since. I visited Minty’s island!
When I first started Animal Crossing. Minty’s the one on the left.
The second reason for my lack of posting is that I got Covid. Fortunately, the rest of my family members never got it. I self-isolated in my room the entire time and had my meals delivered to my door. I’m grateful for my family’s support. I am also thankful for all the good wishes from everyone on Twitter.
Although I recovered and tested negative a while back, I still cough every day.
Flowers from my boyfriend.
The third reason is due to a new work schedule. I’ve more or less adjusted to this schedule so expect posts more regularly! However, I do feel tired more often now, and I’m not sure if it is because I had Covid. Does anyone else have a similar experience?
I started writing year-end review posts last year. Click here to read my post from 2020.
1. I got into crafts, and I credit the pandemic as the main reason. I’ve been into art since I was a kid, but I didn’t do much of it. Since I stayed home all of last year and the beginning of 2021, I had to do something with all my free time. I attended a virtual workshop for clay, and I became interested in learning how to make a bunch of different crafts. I mostly learned how to do everything by myself, and I’ve made a lot more than what you see here. I still do all of these things.
2. I got a boyfriend. In early 2020, I started writing letters to a guy I knew but was not close with. Becoming penpals was random and spontaneous, but it brought joy to my mundane life. Again, I stayed at home for all of 2020. The guy lives in the same province, so he sometimes brought me bubble tea to my door, socially distanced-style. For this reason, he was the person I saw the most in 2020. And I guess one thing led to another.
Moya knows him as the four-leaf clover guy because my boyfriend surprised me with four-leaf clovers before we started dating. He knew that I like four-leaf clovers, and it was his first time finding them.
3. Blogging and cosplaying were hit negatively. I’m not sure if these were because I have other interests now or because of other reasons. I haven’t been to a convention in a long time, but at least I’m still posting every once in a while. Oh, and you will find me most active on my Instagram or Twitter.
I’ve been thinking about the future directions of my blog and social media accounts. Stay tuned for a post about that in the near future.
4. I am still enjoying the little things in life. This was one of the points I made in last year’s post. The people around me have told me that they’ve noticed this about me, and I’m grateful for what I have and who I am today.
Please let me know how 2021 has been for you. Send me a link if you make a post like this!
I met up with Moya not too long ago (Click here for the post), and I recently saw her again. We had dinner, and I went to her place afterward for a nice chat.
I only know Moya because of blogging. We went to the same university, but we majored in different fields. I saw Moya on the bus to school a few times, but that was it. If not for blogging, we would have just been strangers on the bus. Interesting, right?
It’s been a couple of years since my last Week in Pictures post.
For those of you wondering, yes, I am double vaccinated. Masks are not required indoors or outdoors in BC, Canada. I still wear masks when I go out (minus restaurants and secluded areas). I actually double mask and avoid places where there are a lot of people.
I loved the mango roll and aburi sushi. Everything was so fresh.
I got the Original pork loin and tried a bit of my friend’s Double Cheese pork loin. The portions were huge and the meat was crispy.
I finally got a hair cut! Just in time for the current heat wave, too.
I found three four-leaf clovers this week. You can find me at my Instagram clover account @misswaves