Monday, December 29, 2008

[news] Flickr: 304 views!

-from photobucket

:D Expect more posts soon!

[manga review] Beauty Pop

General Information:
Title: Beauty Pop
Mangaka: Arai Kiyoko
*Status: Completed
*Volumes: 10
*Run: 2003-2008
Published in: Ciao (JP), Shojo Beat (US), Soleil Manga (FR)
Tags: hair styling, drama, shoujo, comedy, romance
Audience: Ages 10+

M's Ratings:
Storyline: 4.5
out of 5
Artwork: 4.5 out of 5
Overall: 4.5
out of 5

*based on stats in Japan

Comments: TRYYY!

Thursday, December 25, 2008

[update] Flickr

The POSE post
winter delight
Qty: 8
Tags: pose, me, nature, people
Comments: Well, I have to admit...I like posing. Not like starved teen bitches nowadays, though. (That kind of thing annoys the heck out of me!) At any rate...Enjoy?

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

[update] Flickr

The winter skies post
QTY: 3
summon from the sky
summon from the sky

as always, at my photostream


I slept at FOUR this morning! And the previous night, I slept at THREE-THIRTY! Oh, oh, oh, I am tired... but....

IT's WINTEEERRR BREEEAAKKKKK! (YESH!) And that means I'm returning from hiatus as promised. Expect updates soon. Very soon.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


Dear all, I am busy with my recital piece, Hark Hark the Lark (Schubert/Liszt)

Here's a pretty good video of how it goes.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

[update] Flickr

The SNOW Post
First Snow of the Year
Qty: 4
Twinkle Twinkle Little Snow
the first snow batch I've come up with for the year [and not just that, but also in my entire life]

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

[news] Going on Hiatus

Eh. Just wanna let everyone know that I won't be posting much or anything at all from here til Christmas break. Blame it on English and Science Fair... (sigh) I'm in a heap of mess.

So, yep. I'll be back soon. Just think of this as a little vacation.

See ya guys at Christmas break.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

[update] Flickr

The BLACK & WHITE post
I ♥ gummy worms
Qty: 10 new photographs
Tags: gummy worms, darts, appendages & limbs, jeans, music, piano, kitchen, sky
Im|patiently waiting
and much much more at my Flickr photostream

Saturday, November 29, 2008

[news] Flickr

...CEEE---LE---BRAATT--IIOONNN! (Y'know that song?)


Thank you all--my Flickr has reached 200 views!



Monday, November 17, 2008

[update] Flickr

Mr. Pigeon

Sunday, November 16, 2008

[music review] J - French Toast


French Toast」single
›››artist (s) J, feat Humming Urban Stereo
››› release date 2008.11.18
››› genre jazz, bossanova, electronica
››› sounds sooooo nice.

Comment if downloading, neh?

002 Toast ft. Humming Urban Stereo
누가 그녀들에게 입 맞추고 가였는가

comments: I love each track in this single.... 10 is a real nice, short, jazzy-electro intro, and it progresses to Toast, which is of course awesome electro-ness combined with a touch of Humming Urban Stereo.
누가 그녀들에게 입 맞추고 가였는가 is a beat-filled, electro track. (siggghhh) I love J's soft, whispery voice. I never thought of her that highly until I listened to her Electro Project single (Love Child). But really, you gotta take this single...

I'm going to bounce off walls listening to French Toast.... It's soooo catchy but soft at the same time.... :3

[music review] Sotte Bosse - Tomorrow Knows Yesterday

Tomorrow Knows Yesterday」4th album
›››artist (s) Sotte Bosse
››› release date 2008.11.05
››› language Japanese
››› genre MOSTLY jazz and bossanova, lo-fi, some electronica
››› feels AWESOME. soothing, peaceful, nostalgic, sweet

Dowloads coming soon
Comment if downloading, neh?

001 ココロに花を 傷ついた願いに愛を
002 ボクたちのうた - Album ver. -
003 ささやかな嘘
004 さよならルーニー
005 雨上がり
006 右手の約束
007 in the world - Tomorrow mix -
008 冬の香り
009 ナミダノコエ
010 かげふみ
011 Home - Yesterday mix -
012 さよならをありがとう

comments: HOLY SHEETS. I LOVE this group, SOOO, SOOO MUCH. They are like--the best Japanese jazz/bossanova duo eevveerrr. Despite the female vocalist's voice (which is a bit, um, kiddish/squeaky), everything is AWEESSOOMMEEE. I haven't listened to the whole album yet but seriously, SOTTE BOSSE IS .

Saturday, November 15, 2008


Upcoming updates:

The Doll's Awakening, Chapter...4?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

crack: The Real Sarah Palin

WARNING: Dry humor, stupidity, crack, suggestive themes (PG-13)

The Real Sarah Palin
by Barely Political

I've got nothing against Sarah Palin, it's just that this parody is SOOO HILARIOUS.

[music review] David Choi - Only You

「Only You」album
›››artist (s) David Choi
››› release date 2008
››› genre acoustic, pop, alternative

BONUS: The Airplane Song/We'll Make it Last All Afternoon

Always Hurt
02 Love
03 Won't Even Start
04 Heart
05 Something To Believe
06 Windmill
07 Let Go
08 Our Song
09 Only You
10 Don't Fade Away
11 I Can Get Used to This
12 Thief In The Night
13 Hold On
14 Enjoy The View

Some of you might find this guy familiar... where have I heard of him before... Oh yeah! YouTube! Yep. He's David Choi from YouTube, 'cept this is a real album. He has a nice voice. And nice guitar talent to accompany it. ^_^ If you can, try to find it online. I highly recommend it. :) Hope he gets signed by a major label. DOWNLOAD THE BONUS! I LOVE IT! (so cutteee!)

[EDIT]November 12, 2008:
And since I'm feeling generous...
My Company


Yayyy! I just broke the 100th post of this blog! Heehee. ^_^

(That means this is the 101st post.)

Monday, November 10, 2008

[music review] OCEANLANE - Look Inside the Mirror

「Look Inside the Mirror」single
›››artist (s) OCEANLANE
››› release date 2008.11.05
››› genre rock, indie

♥DOWNLOAD: none available

So Alone
02 Look Inside the Mirror
03 Light Up My Soul

comments: none available

OCEANLANE - Look Inside the Mirror PV


I apologize for the nearly one-week absence. I think I pulled my trapezine (place lower down the shoulder) and I've been getting splitting headaches. It's been hectic. And lately there doesn't seem to be much music coming out that strikes a chord in me... but, I'll review...

OCEANLANE - Look Inside the Mirror (single)
Hata Motohiro - ALRIGHT (album)
NICHIKA - Nichika (self-titled album)
Spitz - Wakaba (single)


Tuesday, November 4, 2008

2008 Elections

HOLY EFFING SHIZZLE. scuse the language but...


Everyone, mark this historic moment and remember it forever.
Even if you're for McCain.

I'm not for Obama or McCain, but seriously, this is AMAZING.

The Best Manga (art-wise)

1) Harlem Beat wa Yoake Made
2) DOGS: Bullets & Carnage
4) Air Gear
5) Kuroshitsuji

Note: They aren't listed in any particular order.

It's Raining

On Election Day, it always seems to be cloudy or rainy... (or so one says.)

What will the outcome be?

Monday, November 3, 2008

[music review] 12012 - Aitai kara.....

›››artist (s) 12012
››› release date 2008.10.29
››› genre indie, visual-kei, easy-listening, acoustic

002 HERO
逢いたいから.... (instrumental)

comments: OMFG I LOVE 12012. THEY'RE AWESOME. Track one, aitai kara..., is AWESSOMMEEE. They don't even sound visual-kei. >_>" They sound... awesome. All I gotta say. Seriously. Don't be biased about visual-kei groups.

12012 -
逢いたいから.... PV

eugh. The video was kind of freaky. but awesome song.

[update] Flickr

The Chantilly Candy Orchestra!


Thursday, October 30, 2008

[update] Flickr

The Eyeglass Post
through my eyes...
Qty: 6
Tags: Homecoming game, glasses, fireworks, sky

so... yes...I decided to experiment with the Manual mode on my FUJIFILM FinePix... yep. Not much to say here. Go see for yourself what I've produced.
blaze through the night sky

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Nitpicking on nitwits?

It seems like all the elders of my family always have something to nitpick on, whether it's your hair, the way you walk, or what you eat. Or those big things, like school and crap.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

[book review] Please Stop Laughing at Me...

Please Stop Laughing at Me...
Author: Jodee Blanco
Buy It: Amazon

Comments: Oh my goodness... This book was so sad and amazing... And easy to relate to. At first, before I read this book, I wondered if there could be anyone else on this earth that ever had this kind of crap dumped on me. Sometimes, I'm the victim. Sometimes I'm the bystander. But I'm never the bully. Yet, it makes me rethink things, when I'm a bystander...

Truly, read it.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

[update] Flickr

Qty: 11
Tags: sports, baseball, Ryan Zimmerman, homecoming game, football, chantilly chargers, sunset, sky, night lights, music

The sports batch!

Ryan Zimmerman
Ryan Zimmerman
Signed Baseball
Signed Baseball 2

Homecoming [game] batch!
Charger Homecoming Night Lights

To see the whole batch, just go to my Flickr photostream:

comments: well, let's just say it's a change of scenery! XD I rather liked the Homecoming game, and interestingly enough, we won. Big time. Fairfax High only scored one touchdown (plus extra point field goal.) And well, no duh about the autograph.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


...My siblings drive me nuts sometimes. ...Mostly my sister. I expected she would be more...talkative after she learned English. And she is. Too talkative. -_-

Anyways, guess what? In the future (meaning sometime this week or Monday) I will be posting Clazziquai Project's new album, Metrotronics, along with the download (I downloaded it, but haven't gotten the chance to listen to it yet) and Yiruma's album, P.N.O.N.I. Yes, Yiruma came out with a new album.

OHH YEAAHH. Keep tuned in.

Sunday, October 19, 2008


Yep. He signed a baseball for me. He's third base for the Nationals. (MLB)

Got signed in the Nationals' Stadium. Hosted by the PriceWaterHouse Cooper (haha, be jealous!)

Will be posting pictures later. Camera's got no batteries right now :(

Thursday, October 16, 2008

[MASSIVE MUSIC REVIEW!] Sentimental Scenery



Falling in Love」single
›››artist (s) Sentimental Scenery
››› release date 2007
››› genre lo-fi, lounge, house, electronica, easy listening
››› sounds like FreeTempo, Spangle Call Lilli Line

DOWNLOAD : COMMENT WHEN DOWNLOADING! (see below to download)

Falling in Love
002 Time After Time
003 Falling in Love (Need More Love Mix)

no image available
White Zero Century」single
›››artist (s) Sentimental Scenery
››› release date 2007
››› genre lo-fi, lounge, house, electronica, easy listening
››› sounds like FreeTempo, Spangle Call Lilli Line
002 Someday Oneday
003 Holiday
004 Eternity
005 I Need Your Love

Cinema in the Heaven」single
›››artist (s) Sentimental Scenery
››› release date 2006
››› genre lo-fi, lounge, house, electronica, easy listening
››› sounds like FreeTempo, Spangle Call Lilli Line
Shining Days
002 Autumn Sky
003 Polar Lights
004 Dreamwork ♥

yep... big post. Everything Sentimental Scenery. I really dig lo-fi, indie, electronica groups. Anyways... they're well worth the listen! Try the samples. Okay... I can only gather a tiny bit of information about Sentimental Scenery. One--they're Japanese. Two--they're not well known. (no duh!) But seriously, try them. Oh yeah... I've uploaded a favorite from each single for you to download. My favorite of the three singles would be "Falling in Love," with the song Time After Time.

Must re-iterate! Comment if downloading!

Monday, October 13, 2008

[update] Flickr

The Phone Booth
the phone booth
Tags: sky, phone booth(s), urban, quaint, trees, leaves
Qty: 12
shh...the forest awaits.
Comments: Okay... I am pretty pleased with this batch, as they contain phone booths, (YESH!), and you obviously ought to check it out...

(go to toolbar at the right.)

Monday, October 6, 2008

[update] Flickr

the noble tree
Qty: 7
Tags: sky, trees, satellite/tower, stairs

Batch of seven this time. Mainly focuses on trees. The green post.

See link at the toolbar (to the right) for my photostream.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Smarter Child crack

[20:49] moonsukaru: holy crap
[20:49] SmarterChild: I've heard more interesting curses than that.
[20:50] moonsukaru: really? like what?
[20:50] SmarterChild: I'd rather not say.

[20:54] SmarterChild: Cool. What's your favorite food?
[20:54] moonsukaru: japanese food
[20:54] SmarterChild: Japanese food are delicious.

Apparently SmarterChild needs to improve in grammar.

[21:12] moonsukaru: fo shizzle
[21:12] SmarterChild: Fo shizzle my nizzle!

...SmarterChild is pretty gangsta.

[Music Review] Spangle Call Lilli Line - Isolation


Isolation] album ♥
›››artist (s) Spangle Call Lilli Line
››› release date 2008.9.24
››› language Japanese
››› genre indie/downtempo
››› feels/sounds soothing, nostalgic, easy-listening, smooth


01. inc.
02. roam in octave
03. it remains to be seen
04. quiet warp
05. perspective
06. Russian Gothic bold
07. short films
08. an

comments: ...GASP! I LOVE EVERY SINGLE TRACK IN THIS ALBUM AND I AM TOTALLY SERIOUS. (hearts for all of em!) Okay... well, yes. I do. All of the tracks are quite...smooth and soft, with Otsubo Kana's unique vocals... >_< style="font-weight: bold;">YOU HAVE TO DOWNLOAD THIS ALBUM♥

And um... yeah... right. If you want to read a bio about Spangle Call Lilli Line...go to Keikaku:

Thursday, October 2, 2008


Today, it astounded me...

My neighbor, a guy with white hair, (old), was playing football with his probably twenty-something year old son and his friends. It made me envious of their family ties.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

[Music Review] DBSK - MIROTIC (album)


MIROTIC」4th album ♥
›››artist (s) DBSK
››› release date 2008.9.26
››› language Korean
››› genre pop, hip-hop, ballad, R&B
››› feels/sounds upbeat, powerful, mature, dancey, balladesque, etc.

DOWNLOAD : none yet unless requested.

001 주문 (MIROTIC)
002 Wrong Number
003 노을.. 바라보다
005 HEY! (Don't bring me down)
006 넌 나의 노래
007 무지개
008 낙원
009 악녀 (Are you A Good girl?)
010 Flower Lady
011 잊혀진계절
012 love in the ice (Korean version)

comments: ...WOW! Seriously, this has got to be their best album by far. Their voices are sooo much better, and the music genres are much better, too. >_< I am seriously not a fan of boybands since they all sound the same (yes, they do, don't argue) and their genres of music are the same, and I haven't really been fond of DBSK, but I really think that they deserve something for this album. If I say a boyband is good, then you have to believe.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

baby bird

When a bird hatches from its egg, what does it recognize?

Monday, September 29, 2008

religion vs. science vs. philosophy

According to one that I know, he believes that religion goes against science. I asked if there was any difference between religion going against science, or science going against religion. He said yes.

"did the chicken or the egg come first?"

Ah. I responded, "Well... I'm not sure, but I think it's the same way in the thing about the first beings on earth as Adam and Eve. They didn't come from embryos, now did they? They miraculously appeared on earth." He disagreed, amazed that I would actually relate to something religious. True. I have no true religion, but from my early childhood, it stills leaves its impressions on me... Christianity. And Buddhism. Well, my family is a follower of Buddhism. But as for myself, I don't know.

What is the purpose...of the existence of religion? Is it a scapegoat to blame everything on? Is it something that humans made up as an answer to the fear of the unknown? Is it a divine force or element?

Can a scientist, does he have a religion? Or is his religion science and the proven truth?

Sunday, September 28, 2008

...GASP! OH MY GOSH! (jumps all over the place)


Yeah... (nod) It's moi. First ever.

[Youtube] Pizzicato Five - Sweet Soul Revue


>_< They're so funny. (But awesome to listen to.)

[update] Flickr

the Cloud post!

Yep. Mainly focuses on clouds this time. And a white board drawing/little scribble.

BoardomCloud meet Ground

Triple Rainbow

Today marks the beginning of a new life. I'll start anew. I decided this when I saw the most awe-inspiring sky: a sky with a huge cumulus cloud, and beneath, an azure sky with a bold rainbow, followed by two other faint rainbows. I don't know how seeing thee rainbows would mark the beginning, but it does. It rightfully does.

Sadly, my camera was unable to take the best of pictures of the rainbow...
Once more, I wish I could fly so there would be nothing that blocks me from taking the perfect picture.

bold Rainbow

Go to my photostream.

Thursday, September 25, 2008


If I want something, then i'll have to sacrifice something in return. (Hey--I just made a hypothesis/conditional statement! )

...Well... If I want to do well in high school... No. If I want to do the best in high school and hereafter, I'll have to sacrifice pleasures such as gaming, drawing, and computer time, no? It's alright. I can live with that. Hope you'll understand.

The Awesomest [Rainy] Day

Okay... today I stayed afterschool for Bio to discuss my science fair project, and I have to admit that my teacher is really cool...

Anyways... I left for the late-buses at 3:45, in which it was raining outside, and I waited all the way until 4:20 in the rain, and by then, it was pouring. But I met some awesome people on the late bus.
Well, I must commemorate a classmate of mine. She's extremely smart, and skillful at the piano most probably, and she's a trooper. She does cheer all the way into the night, and gets her homework done at 11 PM. Geez.... Crazy scary.

AND... She introduced me to the world of cakes.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

[update] Flickr

Added a new batch (4 total)

The Vast Sunset

Features rain, sky, sunset, leaves, Jersey City, sunsets

[YouTube] Portishead - The Rip

...You simply cannot describe this song in words. Epic? Legendary? Genius? Powerful? Bravo.

Portishead - The Rip MV

where the light is

OH MY GOSH. I fell in love with this picture of john mayer. Applause for the photographer--the perfect essense.

Speed Demon

You got one here.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Posting Schedule

Since high school is only going to get even more time-consuming, I'll probably post every other day or so... (Be patient!) If you got any suggestions/questions, just comment and I'll see what I can do.

Monday, September 22, 2008

The Current Disney is a Shame

What the hell is up with Disney? They're producing all sorts of phony stars, like the Jo Bros and Miley Cyrus. Not to mention those silly shows, "Camp Rock" and "Hannah Montana." Oh. And High School Musical.

Where did the good, classical Disney go? Like Bambi, Snow White, and Cinderella? And Peter Pan?

Sunday, September 21, 2008

[Music Review] DBSK - MIROTIC

The much-awaited comeback by DBSK in Korea! Here they go with MIROTIC...

주문 (MIROTIC)」24th single
›››artist (s) DBSK
››› release date 2008.9.24
››› language Korean
››› genre hip-hop, uran, etc
››› feels/sounds catchy, dancey, sexy

DOWNLOAD : Due to someone's request, I've uploaded the first track. (See below)

002 MIROTIC (instrumental)

Comments: O>O Well, I'm surprised... 1) They're back. In Korean. 2) MIROTIC...was sensual. Powerful. Very catchy and beat-y. Just check them out--it's a comeback, alright...


Well...few things to point out for the fangirls... You should enjoy this cause it shows them shirtless. (Or partially shirtless.) A lot. XD (But I don't really dig that...) can tell that they're grown up and out of those cutesy-songs to more mature, sensual songs... Not sure I like their haircut, but really... The MV is kind of freaky with the girl-in-scarlet and the guys being chained against the wall... If there is anything particularly nice about the MV, it'd be the spectacular dance moves/choreography. (They don't normally disappoint in dancing, mmhmm.)

[YouTube] Suga Shikao - Kono Yubi Tomare MV

(squeal) Despite his looks, he's actually thirty-somethin. But still hot. XD jk. You never heard me say that. But.... He's addicting.

Suga Shikao - Kono Yubi Tomare MV

Well, Suga Shikao's new MV is dancey and catchy as usual >_< And the dancers are back--they're awesome. (See link)

If I get the chance, I'll write a review later for the Kono Yubi Tomare single...

Again and Again

The title reminds me of a song by The Bird and the Bee (an indie group.) Actually, they do have a song titled "Again and Again." Hmm....


It seems that I'm always getting scolded by my both of my parents daily now. (which means every day.) On every little thing, or so it seems to me...

What am I going to do? What should I, what do I have to do in order to live?

Best Online Chinese Dictionary

Oh my dog

I am madly trying to finish my chinese homework on the computer in the library since I don't have a computer. This is nuts.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Harsh Tongue

Both are stunning: my harsh tongue, and my father's sudden, caring attitude

He asks me if I have any problems. That's a retorical question. Even if I did, I probably wouldn't ask him. I pause dramatically, and then answer, "...No." He asks me how math is, and what I'm learning. I pause again. "...Reasoning." I say simply. He then asks me about Geometry. I'm sarcastic, replying: "...Geometry is the same as math. It is math." Silence. For a moment, I wonder if I've pushed his buttons. He then asks, "How's Pre-Calc?" I ogle, almost in revulsion. He didn't even know what his daughter's classes were. Anywayyssss... I pause, for almost ten seconds, before harshly saying, "...I. Don't. Take. Pre-Calc. Yet." More silence. Then he asks if I need supplementary textbooks. I decline. Silence. He walks away.

For some strange reason, these past few days, I'm extremely easy to irritate. And why is he being so, controlled, for that moment? It's only more awkward talking to him... and it's awkward and difficult enough.



Tuesday, September 16, 2008

[update] hoshimori forums

Updated Sunshine RP.

Requests for joining the RP are OPEN!!

Failing Geometry Honors

I'm failing Geometry Honors. End of story. And I'm serious. What can I do (other than studying and homework) to shape up? Anybody willing to help?

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Girl of Thousands

I'm a girl of a thousand laughs, faces, personalities, and now: voices.

Due to my cold or allergy or whatever that ails me, my voice is nasally. Earlier today in the morning, I sounded like Heath Ledger playing the Joker.

Now, I sound like YUKI (Judy and Mary).

YUKI - Dramatic


If someone told you "no" flat out, and especially if they were your friend, what would you do? Would their frankness shock you?

Speaking with conviction, speaking straight to the point... Those are things I lack. And perhaps that's why I was shocked.

Taken Back

Through and through, I'm continuously paralyzed and shocked with my parents' sudden and venomous lashes. It leaves me standing there, paralyzed, for minutes, alternating between two conclusions:
Should I continue to stand in place, being ignored, and sticking out like a sore thumb?
Should I leave and just hide in my room until I am called for?

And what will they think of me, when I decide upon one of those options?

Saturday, September 13, 2008

****ing Worst Sore Throat Ever.


I feel like I could drink a limitless amount of water at the rate my throat is hurting. It hurts to swallow and I feel downright crappy! I don't want to do anything...

Friday, September 12, 2008

Piano Perf Conclusion!!!

It was amazing. I felt like, for the first time, I was playing freely rather than tensed up and rote. While I was playing, I felt a soaring sensation, one you get when you fly. Does this mean that I've come across a new step?

Sweet . Sour

Sweet always
Sour always

Which option would most closely define your life?

What Gives?

What drives my parents nuts about me, enough so that they'll glare daggers at me, and pick at little things? What is it about me?

Carelessness? Stupidity? Lazyness? What!


Piano Perf

I've got a piano performance at 7 tonight. Gotta prepare and calm down.

My weekend is PACKED. And I need to do...

World Civ


Thursday, September 11, 2008

I Won't Wait for You

I won't wait for you.

There's no need to wait for you, no need for hesitance, no need for "courtesy."

Because I know, that even if we are separated, you will find me through this crowd.

[YouTube] Top Two Cute Songs of the Day!

林宥嘉/Yoga - 愛情是圓的 完整MV

Yoon Eun Hye & Lee Dong Gun - Salad Song MV (original by Humming Urban Stereo)

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The Pianist

The pianist's duty is to find the balance in each unique piano--after playing the first note in a piece, the pianist should be able to judge and control the pressure applied on the keys, bringing out the right volume and quality.

What is a piano?

Is it something that reverberates and recoils after each note you play? Is it just a musical instrument?

What is a pianist?

Does this mean my intuition and ability has improved?

Today, in piano lesson, when I was asked to play a piece (The Girl from Ipanema) for a friend, I played. And something unexpected happened while I played--I made a mistake (that's not the unexpected part). It was a series of wrong chords--however, I kept playing with any pause or hesitation, as if the notes were right. That has never happened to me before, being able to play on decisively even though I was aware that the notes were wrong. Is it the fruit of my practice all these years?

I don't know. But I thought it was pretty amazing.

And, lifting your fingers before playing a following chord in the bass clef of Gymnopedie No. 1 (by Erik Satie) helps reduce the loud thud of a piano.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008


Chinatown, New York

The Truth Behind theTruth

Truth is not "true" or "false," and neither is it fact. Truth is opinion. Opinionated.

What I believe as the truth, may not be the same to you, and vice-versa, and so on, and so forth.

If you take a good look at the thing we call "truth," then you will see what I am talking about. Think.

The Method to My Photography

What I see through my eyes is what I capture through the lens--a beautiful scenery. Maybe it's a talent--I guess I just see the near-perfect picture of a scenery. I say near-perfect because there are still some flaws in my pictures--I'm going to take that perfect picture someday. My belief is: It is not a scenery that makes a picture beautiful, but an angle and photographer that makes it beautiful.

Monday, September 8, 2008

[update] Flickr

Another batch of my pictures!

Focuses [again] on the sky, sunsets, moon, urban, chinatown, nyc, etc.


It's pointless arguing with my dad when he tries to explain something, even if he's undeniably wrong. Why? Because no matter what you say, you can't change what a person of a different generation thinks, especially one that's older than you by decades. So I just sit on, listening to his rambling and babbling, and grip my seat as he makes screeching stops and sharp-turns. He's a bad driver. And then, it occurs to me, it's not that he's a bad driver, he's a nasty driver, which I think, is even worse...

And then, when I comment on how many birds are sitting on the powerlines, he laughs and says, "Do you know why they don't get zapped?" and I, of course knowing that this is headed to a very bad direction, sigh and say, "...uh, because their feet are padded so they're resistant to the power lines...? Or the power lines are insulated on the outside by rubber?" and he chuckles, goes on saying matter-of-factly, "It's because of gravity. They have smaller gravity than humans. That's why, they fall slower than humans."

What the hell?

The Sunset of a Lifetime

At approximately 7:10 PM as I was in the car, I saw the most splendid sunset ever--the round, whole sun was bright red, shrouded in a few thin clouds, and it was most brilliant. It seems that whenever I go out without my camera, the best things happen, which is the worst thing to me. -3-

I hope I'll see an even more extraordinary sunset in the future...

Sunday, September 7, 2008

TTT: That Terrifying Thought...

Today was my first day of Chinese school in a new school, Hope Chinese School (at Westfield High.) Since I started three years late on learning Mandarin (and wasted it on Cantonese/traditional in which I forgot), I'm stuck with a bunch of little kids that seem like they're 11 or 12 at the very most. I've never had this feeling before, where you see a bunch of people younger than you just run past, and they seem so much better, so much full of it, and it makes you feel old...and outclassed. I don't know... maybe I'm overlooking things, but...

Friday, September 5, 2008

Finally the Weekend!

As I said before, high school seems to be passing me like a blur--it's going fast. And now, it is finally the weekend. Geometry is total whack, by the way.

Tuesday--Spanish Quiz (SER and those other verbs)
September 10--Summer Reading Test dealing with Mythology
September 11--Science Fair Selection Assignment Due

I gotta work on a crapload of homework...

Wednesday, September 3, 2008


How do you make someone who has procrastinated for all fourteen years of her life get her work done? (sigh) I need some motivation, a driving force...

What shall I do?

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Journey Forward

Today was the first day of my life as a freshman in high school. It went by quickly, though the day was long. It flew by like a blur, and the only words I can describe it are as follows... "dream-like, surreal, fast-paced." It's not a good sign if I can only describe it as a dream, right...? But whatever the case may be, I managed well.

I realize the sky is absolutely beautiful at 6:30 AM, and that today is a perfect blue (2:30 PM). Expect new pictures on Flickr soon! (

I'll begin to move forward instead of looking back, I'll complete each day with dedication, and the time will fly just like it did today. I've had enough time to enjoy and play, but now is the time to wake up and start anew, fresh, and clean.

I used to wish to be a kid forever, now I recognize that it is simply not possible, as much as I want it to, so I just wish, hope that every day will be filled with happiness for everyone.

Who am I? To many people, they think it's just a phase. But, is it really? It may be the case for most others, but it certainly doesn't seem that way to me. These kinds of questions are the only ones that ever bother me...

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