The forgotten New Year resolution

I totally forgot about that cuz I made this promise on Dec 30: Once I’ve arrived in the new city, I’ll chat up at least one cute guy every week. I’ll be brave and introduce myself with confidence even if we are just strangers on the bus. As long as he’s cute enough and doesn’t look like a serial killer or has a ring on, I’ll do it.

I’m gonna say, “Hey, I’m Nicky. How are you?” All smiling. Friendly smile, not creepy (I think) smile.

Hopefully he’ll welcome my bold move and not call 911 or whatever emergency number that they use in the Southern Hemisphere.

I promised my friend I’ll do that (who happens to also read this blog), and I don’t break promises! I’m a woman of my words! In fact, I’m gonna Google “pick up lines for cute guys” like right now. Readers, especially male readers, any suggestions? Would you call 911 if an Asian girl with a strange, mixed, half American accent randomly says hi to you on public transportation while you’re listening to Imagine Dragons or whatever hot guys listen to these days? Please weigh in!

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About Nicky

Nicky English is a journalist, an educator, a podcaster, a couch potato, a dreamer, and a child at heart. Learning is her passion, so is the English language, which she believes is the tool to unlock the door of knowledge. Born in Hong Kong, she received intensive writing training at The University of Iowa, where she double-majored in journalism and political science. Apart from the Hawkeye State, she’s lived in Chicago and Philadelphia. When she was a guest student at Georgetown University, she fell in love with Washington, D.C. She also has a Master of Arts in Communication. A little side note—she cannot imagine a world without her Mac and iDevices. Like many crazy ones, she hopes to change the world one day at a time.
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