An Idea

Seating plan for The Hobbit trilogy in 3D

Seating plan for The Hobbit trilogy in 3D

I sent the above to my BFF Rey saying, “What’s left of The Hobbit trilogy, and here I am, thinking we get the wheelchair berth and bring our own chairs

I mentioned it to Guan and he was like, “Just go with wheelchairs.”

One of those train of thoughts

One of those weird quirks I have would be thinking about something that leads to another and on to another and another and when I try to explain why I was spacing out for a minute, it would take a long time to explain that train of thought.

So, anyway, I had forgotten to buy a loaf of bread earlier while getting dinner and went to the mart to grab one. While walking on the way back home (it was about 8.30 p.m.), I saw several old folks sitting on the benches downstairs, and I thought about how I miss sitting down at void decks, talking and chilling with Perr into the wee hours of the night, maybe drinking, maybe listening to house or trance. And I thought that the next chance would probably when I’m old like these folks, with not much parental responsibilities, but I wouldn’t be sitting till the wee hours and I wouldn’t be with Perr (unless she’s miraculously my neighbour. Ha!)

And while I was thinking about Perr, I thought about this video that I shared on her Facebook. It’s so hilarious that I was chuckling to myself every now and then, gathering weird stares from people who passed me.

Okay, after writing that down it didn’t seem long any more

On an anime marathon

After more than one and a half years, I finally got my hands on the much sought after Gurren Lagann.

In our last meet-up (more than a year ago), Rey was telling me about this awesome anime that I should totally watch. That anime was Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann.

It was only a couple of weeks ago I managed to get the whole thing so I started watching a couple of episodes on Monday and finished the rest yesterday. Yes, I watched 25 episodes yesterday. Like whaaat?!

To be honest, I wouldn’t have picked this and followed it through. I was more of a Fullmetal Alchemist and BLEACH fan (although I haven’t followed the latter in a really long time). But when Rey told me most of the storyline and what happened in the show, I couldn’t help but catch some of his enthusiasm.

It’s a pretty good and short anime (not like those that have over 200 episodes, always littered with lousy fillers) about human evolution.

From wiki:

Gurren Lagann takes place in a fictional future in which human beings have been forced under Earth’s surface and live in isolated subterranean civilizations. These “villages” have no contact with the surface world or other villages.

Giha Village, one of the underground villages, regularly experiences earthquakes; because these earthquakes damage infrastructure, the village must constantly extend deeper into the earth—individuals relegated to this task are known as “Diggers”. Giha Village is the home of Simon, a fourteen-year-old digger who was orphaned when his parents were killed in an earthquake. Although Simon is respected by the village elders as the best of the diggers, he is ostracized by his peers. Simon discovers a special drill key deep in the ground and is soon recruited by an eccentric fellow orphan and friend named Kamina into his group, the “Gurren Brigade”. Kamina dreams of the surface world, which he once visited as a child, though he had to return home as he was too young to survive there.

Recently, while chatting online, he was telling me about another awesome anime—Eureka Seven and I started watching it today. At the moment, I’m in the 10th episode

I’m still trying to figure out the anime but you can read it up on wiki. What sort of sparked my interest was that Rey mentioned they surf in the air. They surf in the air! How cool is that?

He also mentioned that the female protagonist, Eureka, reminded him of me :?

Okay, back to Eureka Seven

October Ladies

So the 7ners celebrated our October babies’ birthdays on Saturday at Oriole. It was the first time in a really long while that we met up on a weekend because back then someone was either busy with her significant other or with work or just isn’t free. It was also the first time in a rather long while that we ended up cam-whoring outside the cafe and bar :?

Dinner was rather fair. The food tasted good but the portions were rather small for the price we paid. But the chocolate cake was a to-die-for. It was made with really rich and good quality chocolate and if I wasn’t on a budget, I would have ordered another just for myself so I could relish every single bite

Awesome Chocolate Cake
THE awesome chocolate cake with the bread pudding at the back.

As I mentioned that the food portions were small, dinner ended pretty early so we just sat, chilled and talked. And before we went our separate ways…

The birthday ladies
The birthday ladies: Peiwen and Soffie

The 7ners
PK, Jo, Me, Peiwen, CJ, Perr, Soffie

While having our “photo-shoot” (teehee), I was reminded of how we used to take a group photo on our own and suggested attempting that neoprint shot again

These were taken by someone back in 2004:

Boxing Day 2004

Boxing Day 2004

(I just realized… Boss, did you take them?)

And by my hand of Thor:

Boxing Day 2004

Boxing Day 2004

(Okay, I know I’m using the above term wrongly but what does it mean anyway? I tried Googling and nothing relevant came up.)

Saturday’s attempt:

The 7ners: Neoprint Style
YES! Success!

We also did the all-those-in-pants-take-a-picture and all-those-in-dresses-take-a-picture.

Soffie's 21st
Team Skirts/Dresses three years ago at Soffie’s 21st

Peiwen & Soffie's 24th
Team Dresses this year

To the second October kid of the 7ners: Happy 24th Birthday Soffie Sis! Hope that you had an awesome day with your loved ones! It’s been a really long time and I’m glad that I’ve got you in this clique as well as the companionship of heading to hip hop gigs back in our late teens Love!

Soffie & Me
Her 19th

Soffie & Me
Her 20th

Soffie & Me
Her 21st

Soffie & Me
Her 22nd

Soffie & Me

And, last but not least, (I’ll bet) the real reason why everyone bothered to read this entry is for this cutesy photo of Zayden Asher and awesome Guan

Guan & Zayden Asher

Can someone tell me what “by the hand of Thor” means? :roll:

Full Month

Firstly, Happy 24th Birthday Pei Wen! I’m sure you had awesome gifts. If not, wait till Saturday for your awesome gift and celebration!

Sunday was a pretty awesome day because friends and relatives finally got to meet Zayden Asher!

He was a sociable baby, not crying while he was being passed from a pair of arms to another. He wasn’t the only baby there though. I finally got to meet Cheyenne! Though she was exactly a month older than Zayden, the difference in their sizes was quite big. Plus, she has these huge pretty eyes. They were bigger than bambi-eyes

As I was busy running between groups of friends and relatives, I did not manage to take much photos

Everyone said Zayden was really cute. Guan and I couldn’t agree any less Since it was a special occasion, he was wearing his new Threadless onesie, (I love this design but my size ran out of stock.) and Guan and I wore our Missing!!! tee.

Zayden
The Very Important Baby (in his new clothes!)

Relatives
My 2nd uncle carrying his granddaughter Cheyenne and my 3rd uncle’s wife carrying Zayden. At the back, cousins Esther and Abigail.

Ooh, yes! My mother bought cakes! She wasn’t in time to order a huge cake for everyone and, instead, bought three small cakes

Zayden
The kid and his cakes.

Cake decor

7ners & Zayden
7ners with the first 7ners baby

7ners & Zayden
Love, love, love this photo!

Family Portrait
My (New) Family Portrait

After every guest had left, everyone was quite tired. I mean, my siblings KO-ed in the living room:

Sleeping Siblings

Ending this post with an awesome photo (courtesy of Pauleon):

My boys
The love of my life with the love of our lives

And so…

… today’s the big day!

Let me just say that no, I’m not excited and, no, I’m not nervous. I’m just very, very sleepy!

Last week the 7ners threw a hen night for me. It wasn’t anything riotous but we had fun dinnering at a pasta/pizza place and then a girls’ night at a hotel. They presented me with… cupcakes with a pair of boobs on them :? Along with two lingerie sets from Pierre Cardin. Well, thank you very much! As girly as it was

It was Lynn’s wedding last Sunday and I must say: Congrats Lynn! I’m happy for you

Anyway, I didn’t do much on the eve besides collecting the gowns and flowers. In fact, I had to settle quite a number of last minute stuff. I also did my nails :? Something that I really don’t enjoy. My french manicure is destroyed but it’s not that obvious from afar. NO MORE MANICURES FOR ME!

I should really turn in. The beautician would be here in less than three hours!