A Time for Reflection – Looking Back on 2018

2018 was one hell of a year for me full of many life-changing moments. It’s easy to go into the new year with fresh prospects, expecting amazing opportunities to fall into your hand. Even though my 2018 didn’t start out the best, I also didn’t expect it to be a year of so many blessings. … Continue Reading

My dear grandmother

I didn’t announce my week-long trip to California this time, because my beloved grandmother passed away suddenly and I needed to spend time with my family. I couldn’t believe my ears when my mom called me to tell me the devastating news. My dad had just passed away less than 2 years ago, and this … Continue Reading

reflecting on 2014

2014 is coming to an end, and all too quickly 2015 is right around the corner. I don’t think I’m ever fully prepared for the new year, but I’ve been thinking of what I have or haven’t accomplished this past year, my New Year’s resolutions, and how I can become a better, more mature person … Continue Reading

DIARY | last weekend of September

Again, the weekend just sped on by before I could say (insert cool word here). I spent Friday morning and afternoon running around Tokyo to my various jobs, an audition and a party where I met someone that I thought I’d never meet in this lifetime. That’s all I’m going to say now. Saturday, I … Continue Reading

DIARY | moving forward to year 3 in Japan

  The beginning of September marks the beginning of my 3rd year in Japan. Some of you may know that I moved to Japan from Southern California exactly 2 years ago to start a professional modeling career in Tokyo. And wow, has time flown by! There has, and will be many changes from here on … Continue Reading

Mother’s Day

I went through some old photo albums at my grandparent’s house today and found these lovely treasures. Made me miss my mom so much. ママ大好きだよ! Have a Happy Mother’s Day – show your mom the love she deserves!

Looking back

I can’t believe that 2011 is finally coming to a close. This year was a very exciting year for me – many new experiences, people and places. Some memorable moments: 1. My first piano recital at UCLA 2. My first kimono fashion show at LACMA 3. Dying my hair for the first time ever 4. … Continue Reading