Anonymous asked: I've just stumbled across your tumblr and followed your blogging journey. From reading your posts, you're very relatable and charismatic. You're a gem!
Aw shucks… You’re the real gem. I’m just a good ole southern boy who loves fried chicken living in a city filled with people who loves kale salads and organic vegan stuff.
Anonymous asked: How's your new life on the west coast thus far? And your grown-up job?
First off, I’m so sorry that I’m just now getting to this. I have no idea how long this message as been sitting in here.
Life on the west coast is so so so sooo different from the south. I mean for obvious reasons ie weather, culture, lifestyle… It’s everything I’ve imagined it to be and more. I (no so) recently just moved into a new place with Dennis and it’s amazing (we live one block away from a mall and down the street from my favorite banh mi shop) #lifeiscrazy. This good ole southern boy couldn’t ask for more.
As for work, It’s wonderful. It’s been a solid three months in the office and I think I’ve already found myself to be really comfortable with the work that I do and my coworkers (we even go out for drinks after a long day). I could honestly talk on and on about how much I like my job and such but all you need to know is that I’m satisfied with where I am professionally. I’m working very hard to grow and further my career and hopefully I achieve my short / long term goals on time.
All in all. Life in Cali is pretty solid. I’m starting to miss my family, esp my siblings more and more. But they’ve been nothing but supportive of me being out here.
Again, I’m so sorry that it took awhile for me to post this. I guess you can say that I haven’t had much time to sit and write something of substance. I hope you’re doing well.
A week in the Virgin Islands was not enough. I want to go back to the white sands and clear water.
fresh-start-yo asked: Dear mistah dil, have you seen the new season of masterchef?? There's an Asian guy who i think resembles you! Asian on tv? Yes, your read that right. I'm sending this message on my phone and it won't let me scroll up to edit my grammatical errors, so excuse any that you see lol
Hhhmmm….. Asian… Asian…. Am I Dan Wu? Hayyy thanks. I mean used to have longer hair when I was younger. But that was a darker time. Also, I wish I can grow a mustache like that. How thoughtful that you think I can grow a stash like that.
Title: A Beautiful Life
Artist: Tim McMorris
With another sun rise
It’s a brand new day
So gonna make a little list
To keep the worries away
I gotta dance just a little bit
Move to be free
Keep my head up high
Don’t forget to be me
Anonymous asked: Do you see yourself having kids one day?
One day… yes. Why not? I’m always acceptable to change and as much as I enjoy my current life of low levels of responsibilities and high levels of freedom. I think at a certain age I’ll want to take care of someone else. Also, I think my parents would really like to be grandparents one day.
Bonus answer: As for how many kids? For the longest time I only wanted one little blonde haired - blue eyed swedish boy. Don’t ask why. I just want one. But after thinking about it, I think I want to have 3-4 little ones. I grew up with two brothers and a sister and as annoying as that was I am certain that I would not be the guy I am today without them. I’m not saying being an only child is bad, I’m just saying, I would want to raise my children very similar to the way I was raised.
In the hood.
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Anonymous asked: What part of NorCal are you in? Any particular reason you opted North instead of SoCal?
Right now I’m living in San Jose. Ehhh there was a long thought process into why I picked SJ, but long story short: LA: too crowded + High rent for the neighborhood I want to live in = I’ll pass on the 2 hour traffic. SD: Pretty beaches and great food, but I didn’t know anyone there. I wanted a fresh start but damn….. I think I would get very lonely very fast. SF: I would live there IF rent wasn’t so expensive + IF I was able to get a garage for my car + IF I was able to find a job in a techy start up within xx weeks, IF IF IF IF. There’s just too many hoops to jump through for me in SF. But I knew I wanted to be I’m NorCal because I think the pace here is more my speed. I wanted to be closer to a big city but not in the dead center of everything. SJ provides that for me. I can work, play, AND save money by being in South Bay. Also - An hour drive to SF isn’t a big deal to me. I can come up to the city and crash with a greg for the weekend. I get the best of both worlds.
For the first time in forever, I’m full of emotions. I’m extremely happy and relieved that I will finally have a steady form of income to pay for bills and things and yet I’m scared / nervous about working my first 8-5 / 5 days a week “real world” job. But… for the most part, I feel more ambitious than ever, I haven’t even started yet and I’m already wanting to work overtime. My official title is an “Account Coordinator”, I think it’s just a fancy term for being really organized. This isn’t the “dream job" and it doesn’t pay "a lot”. But it’s a start.
It’s a start to my career.
It’s my start to adulthood.
I can do this.
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