The Unsent Letter to the Modern Love Column of The New York Times

Each month, I save up my free NYT articles to be utilized solely within the modern love column. When the freebies fail to satiate me, as is often the case, I move on to their podcast which I religiously listen to on my way to school every Thursday morning. Recently, they had a college contest in which college students were asked to submit an essay on what modern love looks like for them. To no one’s surprise, I did not participate. Be that as it may, I did think about the prompt and in my own way, attempted to provide a small answer to their very big question.

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It’s everything but L-O-V-E

The dreaded four letter word

It’s when the sweetest thing a guy says to you on your first date is

“Can I kiss you?”

Simple

Somewhat obvious

And yet the question you’ve never been asked before

 

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A Touch of East Asia in Downtown LA!

Warning: This ain’t a post about Africa! Lol😂

Anyway, as I am still figuring out what content I want to permanently feature on this site, I thought it would be nice to infuse my love for all things global and all things urban. Besides, who wouldn’t love some beautiful images gracing their screens?

These images were taken during a trip to Little Tokyo and China Town in Los Angeles, California. Also, the camera was an IPhone 8 so don’t expect professional images😜

Okay, I’m done with the excuses!

Till next time!

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