New 2021 Running Shoes, Part 2:

I extensively tested both shoes on Tuesday. Running with the Walgreens insoles was uncomfortable, so I decided to succumb to my dad’s advice and go without them. The Merrells felt closer to the ground and for better or worse, had arch support. …

New 2021 Running Shoes, Part 1:

I looked into new running shoes the other day. The change was triggered when I bought a pair of Walgreens Sport Gel running insoles. After trimming with scissors, the insoles easily fit inside my Skechers slip-on sneakers. …

On Sunday, I realized that Hoopla from the San Jose Public Library solves the issue of data usage when walking or jogging because it allows you to download borrowed music to your phone. …

Happy Monday! Here is what I did during my week off work:

  • Hangouts / Social Gatherings: TP Tea (w/Eric on Thursday), TeaTop (w/Justin on Friday), New Port Dim Sum + TenRen (w/Justin, Patrick + Diane, Alvin, Justin on Saturday), Dough Zone + Round1 @ Eastridge Mall (w/Justin, Tom + Eva…

On Thanksgiving day, my plan was to skip lunch to make room for hot pot dinner. Instead, I ended up eating too much. For lunch, I had: 1 char siu bao, 1 plate of pork + chicken + potatos + baby corn + wood ears, 1 bag of roasted chestnuts…

Just like that, it’s Black Friday! Here are my thoughts on three purchases made during the week of the Turkey:

Women’s Jeans. Gloria Vanderbilt women’s jeans were on sale at Amazon for $8.99 (aka 74% off) and my mom bought a pair. Weird as it sounds, she let me try…

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are a few health-related insights I’ve noticed lately:

Weakened Knees. The last few weeks, it felt like my knees have been getting stronger. The lunges and wall sits recommended by my physical therapist seem to be doing their job. …

When my dad mentioned that he had a dentist appointment last Tuesday, I joked by offering to come along for some Costco shopping afterwards. (His dentist’s office is located right behind the big warehouse chain in Sunnyvale.) Imagine my surprise when he actually took me up on my offer. …

I’ve been confronted with many new streaming options lately. It all started at the Creekside Farmer’s market on Friday. I was chatting with the Cupertino Library volunteer manning the booth when an Asian lady jutted in and steered our conversation towards TV shows. …

Gabsahansil Korean Buckwheat, Part 2:

I’ve been sleeping with the H-mart Gabsahansil buckwheat neck roll since the day I bought it. My first impression of the neck roll was that it reminded me of my memory foam ComfortFit Curved. …

Tim Kang

Hi everybody. I like food, Broadway showtunes, Pokemon and LEGOs. Oh, and I also do a bit of programming occasionally.

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