Well, it appears that I have finally finished watching every episode of Veronica Mars. Jason Dohring is still hot-looking as Logan Echolls but Stosh “Piz” Piznarski is so cute in an indie-rockish way. Well, he’s also adorable when he goes all puppy-eyed at Veronica



Anyway, to touch on things that have been happening, well, nothing much actually. School’s still a chore (and a bore), still having an assignment that is overdue, a quiz that I managed to convince the lecturer to let me take a re-test (because I missed it due to illness but the doctor refused to grant me a MC) and my project is running behind schedule.

Training-wise ain’t that good either since my back has begun to hurt really bad recently and someone said that I might have a slip disc or something. To think that we are going to have friendlies with NP this Saturday. My arms feel flabby already

I miss my team


I know I am like, very slow. But I just finished the first season of Veronica Mars (in which I have heard about it quite a lot a long time ago but just never had the sources then) and I must say that it really rocks. The only problem I have with this show is the theme song (“We Used To Be Friends” by The Dandy Warhols). I just (personally) feel that the melody is a tad too cheery for the series.

Before watching or reading up on this show, I knew I had this thing for Logan Echolls. Described as Neptune High’s “obligatory psychotic jackass” by Veronica, he is quite a bad boy. But, whatever. Jason Dohring is my so-new poster-guy now

Logan Echolls

Logan Echolls

I so dig him

So my team went to Sentosa on Saturday to do some relaxing and bonding instead of the usual training. I would not say it was a big success but at least the team talk we had cleared some stuff hanging and tied some loose ends.

Today was Sky Tower & Power98 Carvivor Rally and I had to be up by 5.30 in the morning in order to reach SAFRA Yishun Country Club at 7 to register. My group had Aaron , Xiong and Neo and they can be very, very, very lame (and a tad childish) together.

Oh, and we had a group name, too. When I first saw our name, I literally laughed out loud. Our name was 3 wolves and a not so little sheep

Carvivor had shortlisted groups so there were 150 groups (of four) trying to win SG$10,000 in cash. I kid you not. Hey, $2.5k is quite handy in my pocket This year’s theme was water so we were told to be prepared to get wet.

Anyway, the challenge kicked off with one person from each team swimming the breadth of the swimming pool to collect the location of the first station. There were five stations in all and our first stop was at West Coast Park, followed by Pasir Ris Park, Sky Tower at Sentosa, some car show room around Ang Mo Kio (I forgot the location) and Choa Chu Kang stadium.

At each station, there were challenges that had water involved. The time taken for all the challenges are tabulated for each group and the group that completes all five challenges in the shortest time wins that $10,000. And, unfortunately, 3 wolves and a not so little sheep did not win

But I had fun, I guess. I met Zhi Yuan at the challenge! It’s been a long time since I last saw him. We agreed that we should meet up soon to celebrate our belated birthdays

Happy Children’s Day!

So, no holidays for the tertiary kids. But, shorter schooling hours are good Jolene and I planned this shopping trip since last Tuesday since we were feeling down and needed a day to relieve everything. Boy, it sure worked wonders.

We met up at City Hall to check out some skinny jeans at Peninsula Plaza since they were around SG$20. However, we did not fancy the material much (although the colours were really striking).

So we took a train to Somerset and hung out at Flash and Splash at The Heeren for almost an hour or so trying out various Emily Strange clothes. She ended up getting a skirt while I got two Emily Strange tops and a watch because they were going at half price

We walked to Lido, hoping to catch a movie. However, the timings did not fit into our schedule so we just grabbed Subway cookies instead (since she was craving for some peanut cookies :D). We headed to DFS Galleria in hope to look at the alcohol section again (I can hear Jason calling us jiu gui) but they only had whiskey on display

So we crossed over to Far East Plaza as she needed a new belt. Wei Zheng joined us there and I bet he regretted it since we took quite some time looking at belts and bracelets

After he left for work, Jo and I wandered around till I decided to head down to Parkway Parade to get my left ear pierced yet again

Nicole never really understands why I like going all the way there to Stege to get my piercings done but I guess I just like Desmond

After getting my fourth ear hole, I checked out Esprit and walked out SG$50 poorer but with three nice t-shirts

Retail therapy is so great with you, sister!

This book I’m currently reading is by Allan and Barbara Pease and it’s so interesting that it is the first non-story book I actually enjoy! I want to share a section from the Dictionary of Women’s Indirect Terms that some may find familiar:

‘Fine’ A woman uses this word at the end of any argument where she believes she’s in the right but needs him to shut up. A man should never use ‘fine’ to describe how a woman looks. This may cause an argument that ends with the woman saying, “Fine!”

‘Five minutes’ This is about half an hour. It is equivalent to the five minutes a football game is going to last before a man says he’ll take out the rubbish.

‘Nothing’ This means ‘something’. ‘Nothing’ is usually used to describe the feeling a woman has when she feels like choking a man. ‘Nothing’ often signifies the start of an argument that will last ‘Five minutes’ and end with the word ‘Fine’.

‘Go ahead’ (with raised eyebrows) This is a dare that will result in a woman getting upset over ‘nothing’ and will end with the word ‘Fine’.

‘Go ahead’ (with normal eyebrows) This means “I give up” or “Do what you want because I don’t care”. You’ll usually receive a (raised eyebrows) ‘Go ahead’ within a few minutes, followed by ‘Nothing’ and ‘Fine’ and she will talk to you in about ‘Five minutes’ when she cools down.

Loud sigh This means she thinks you’re an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you over ‘Nothing’.

‘Oh?’ As the start of a sentence, ‘Oh’ usually signifies that you are caught in a lie. For example, “Oh? I talked to your brother about what you were doing last night” and “Oh? I’m expected to believe that am I?” She will tell you that she is ‘Fine’ as she is throwing your clothes out of the window but don’t try to lie more to get out of it, or you will get a (raised eyebrows) ‘Go ahead’.

‘That’s OK’ This means she wants to think long and hard before paying you back for whatever you’ve done. ‘That’s OK’ is often used with ‘Fine’ and used in conjunction with a (raised eyebrows) ‘Go ahead’. At some point in the near future when she has plotted and planned, you are going to be in big trouble.

‘Please do’ This is not a statement, it is an offer for you to talk. A woman is giving you the chance to come up with whatever excuse or reason you have for doing whatever you have done. If you don’t tell the truth you’ll get a ‘That’s OK’ at the end.

‘Really?’ She is not questioning the validity of what you are saying, she’s simply telling you she doesn’t believe a word. You offer to explain and get a ‘Please do’. The more you tell her your excuses the louder and more sarcastic her ‘Reallys’ become, peppered with lots of ‘Ohs’, ‘raised eyebrows’ and a final ‘loud sigh’.

‘Thanks a lot’ A woman will say this when she is really cheesed off with you. It signifies you have hurt her in some callous way, and will be followed by the ‘loud sigh’. Don’t ask what is wrong after the ‘loud sigh’, as she will say ‘Nothing’. The next time she’ll let you be intimate with her will be ‘One Day’.

On a side note, here’s to all the ladies:

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Helena Rubinstein