• 2019,  Musings,  Retail,  SHEIN

    Musings: To SHEIN or Not SHEIN

    I’m sketch on companies that sell clothes on Facebook. But their continual advertisements had me finally questioning myself. Then led me to question friends and coworkers about SHEIN. In all the consensus was its a ‘mixed bag!” Also, I have to give credit to my co-worker, Rebecca, who really sealed the deal for me. She walked me through one of her past orders and told me what she did and did not like about each item. I even went to FB to crowdsource some info about the company, but again, just like Rebecca said, everyone agreed to the ‘mixed bag’ notion. So, I was waiting until I wore all the…

  • 2014,  Black Friday,  Christmas,  Family,  Friends,  Polar Express,  Rose & Thorn,  Sacramento

    Rose & Thorn [27]

    Adios November… Rose: Giving thanks, family, and friends… Thorn: Damn head cold…part deux! So, since I generally start my weekend when I get out of work, this post should start from Wednesday at noon until yesterday evening. Buuuut, this would be the longest blog post ever to be written so I’ll try to keep it short and simple, even picture based for ya’ll! WEDNESDAY Errands, errands, errands. A quick solo lunch, cause J as stuck at home sick. Packet pick-up for the annual Thanksgiving day run and then home to chill for a second. J accompanied AND paid for my pedicure – I won a bet in January (yes, 10…

  • Musings,  Retail,  Zappo's

    Musings: I Don’t Believe…

    I think I’m the only person who doesn’t believe in Karma. Yes, you read that correctly! So as I started to write this, I decided I’d look up the definition (thanks trusty ‘ol Wikipedia): Karma (Sanskrit: कर्म[1] IPA: [ˈkarmə] ( listen); Pali: kamma) is the concept of “action” or “deed”, understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect (i.e., the cycle called saṃsāra). Originating in Bharata Khanda also known as Ancient India and originally used in “Sanātana Dharma“, and later religions such as Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism,[2] Taoism,[3] Shintoism and others. So if I look at this specific definition, I don’t mind the idea of Karma as much. Solely, because…