Category: fears

There's comfort with planning

There's comfort with planning
To me, comfort in planning a vacation to a new destination is planning it all online beforehand down to what bars and restaurants I want to try, researching then researching some more places to stay at, and renting a car to explore other areas as well. Well Asia is not a big car rental country... Read more »

Japan (and South Korea) be kind to this nervous foreigner please!

Japan (and South Korea) be kind to this nervous foreigner please!
  Why Japan? Japan was never EVER on my radar until the son at age 17 planted the seed. I asked him if he could go anywhere where would it be? He answered Japan and it turned into an obsession for me. He likes their culture. From everything I’ve read, I already like it too.... Read more »

Irrational fears

I found myself in a Halloween store the other day, browsing mostly the wigs. It was a Saturday afternoon and the store was quite empty. All of a sudden I found myself alone in the back, surrounded by sinister masks, eerie graveyard scenes and creepy hologram pictures of normal people that change into ghouls when... Read more »
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Gives me the creeps!

I came home to an empty house the other evening and a single light was on.  The upstairs bathroom.  Slowly creeping up the stairs, it was as if someone was home even though I knew no one was.   I half expected someone to just nonchalantly walk out of there past me.  It was a bit unsettling.... Read more »