Tuesday = Muni hugs

It was 7 PM, and like on most days, I was pretty ecstatic to step away from my laptop and stop myself from becoming a cross eyed office robot. And, as on most days, I ran out of the office and made an awkward mad dash for my train. I’m convinced Muni has schizophrenia, or […]

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G is for German. And germaphobe.

Herr Josef* was my German teacher and the most terrifying person I knew when I was 12. He looked normal enough, 45ish and sporty in his pleated chino shorts, but was sometimes mistaken [by me] for having Tourette syndrome when he would yell words in German that I didn’t understand. He had a smile reserved […]

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Tiger Balm is not a panacea

If you’ve been raised by an Asian person, you already know that Tiger Balm cures everything. I don’t care if you have a stomachache, headache, irritable bowel syndrome, a sprained ankle, or hemorrhoids, Mr. Tiger Balm is your go-to guy. Roar. I’m going to tell you a story. In 1992, little Genevieve was 7, and […]

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Am I too old for this?

The only time time ever felt like it was passing at an acceptable pace was during high school. High school felt like a full 4 years – not slower, and definitely not faster. Each year was distinguished by the appropriate awkward attire of the era (Freshman year = I’m Aaliyah! Let’s wear black spandex skirts […]

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Hemp Seed Oils uses

Hemp seed oil comes from the small seeds of the Cannabis sativaplant. Hemp seeds are among the strongest fibers and most absorbent plant fiber on the planet. Hemp seeds are also a rich source of fatty acids and vitamins including CBD and omega-3 fatty acids. Our herb, Hemp seed oil has been shown to reduce […]

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Unattractive sleepers

In life, there are two types of people: attractive sleepers and unattractive sleepers. I definitely fall into the latter category. No endearing printed onesies with feet for me (I wear those in the daytime. Just kidding.). My nightly routine, at least in the winter, looks something like this: 1. Put on toe socks. 2. Put […]

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