Heh. Before Starbucks could even send me the emailer, I’ve already tried their new drink. That goes to show how much of a Starbucks convert I am and a true blue fan. Haha, ever since I went to USA and there’s one down the road where I work now. Doesn’t help that we hardly venture further from THAT road.
Behold the summer frapps…
I tried the Mocha Cookie Crumble with the whipped cream. I don’t usually take whipped cream with my drinks, but since this is chocolate whipped cream, thought it would be quite harmless. (As most would know, I dislike cheesy, buttery and milky food.) It was good. Not too sweet. (Yay! I remember one of the Christmas drinks being overly sweet.) Not too strong. (Unlike the Asian Dolce Latte which has double shots. That drink is quite unique too.) However, it doesn’t seem to make me want to keep getting it. Hmmm…
Anyway, maybe I should try the Red Bean Green Tea next.
Oh oh…and might I announce that they extended the mini card promotion till the end of May! Woohoo! Now I can totally have a shot at getting the card. *beams*
I had no idea Amo ventured into singing. She’s not my favourite lolita model, but who cares? I absolutely adore the outfit they are wearing…the one with the jester? bunny? ears.
Please be patient while I live my life offline. I’ll be back some day…
I’ve been on an anime roll for some time now. I watch mostly shoujo anime that involve magical girls or bishounen or romance or any combi involving the first three mentioned.
Recently, I completed うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪ (also known as Uta-Pri for short). I must say the story line is a bit blah (with a weird-ass principal), but who cares? There’s great music and great looking bishounens. *kyaaaaa~~~*
So…if I were Nanami Haruka and had six bishounen surrounding me, who would I choose?
Sorry Tokiya, you may be the most handsome of all, but I would rather date someone with a sunshine personality. Otoya has a friendly and playful nature — someone you’ll definitely have lots of fun with. He’s the kind who gets all shy when it comes to love which makes you go all kyaa and doki doki.
The hot and mysterious guy who will make you melt with just one look.
Chibi-chan~~~ So kawaii~~~ Love his punk-rock edgy dressing though.
The cassanova. Hot, but the way he tries to sweep girls off their feet is a bit of a put off for me.
Nice person, but easily misunderstood as being too stuffy and cold. What’s with the bowl haircut though?
Friendly person, but a bit too scary at times with his obsession of cute things.
And there you have it. My ranking of the guys in Uta-Pri. Now for some videos…I love 未来地図~~~
Day 06 — A song that reminds you of somewhere
The NSAC song! Yes, that was our theme song. NSAC 2011 was the one and only NSAC I took part in. All the hours that we put in, even if we didn’t conquer the regionals, we placed at a good fourth place. Until now I can still remember the nights we spent at Greg Hall. Even if we disagreed with one another’s working styles, I could see the determination in our eyes on the day of the regionals presentation. The tension was in the air, we felt the same nervous feeling. At that moment, we were one. It was awesome.
Now, everytime I hear this song, my mind goes back to those days. It has become a song that tells me not to give up — that no matter what, the show goes on tonight…
It ‘s been about one and a half months I’ve started working in a permanent job now. Boy, has it been a tough ride. The first two weeks were like heaven — not much to do. Then, the work came pouring in. Some days I am left feeling a little overwhelmed, but all I can do is tell myself to carry on. I think part of how I am feeling stems from the fact I am a newbie. Sometimes I feel like I’m feeling my way around in the dark. There are times when I am kicking myself for doing things so slowly, but right at the back of my mind I have to remind myself that it is all part of learning. The good thing is that my boss and colleagues are nice, but sometimes I just can’t help feeling a tad dumb because they seem to know what to do all the time.
That’s it isn’t it? I complain a lot, but at the end of the day I hang in there and everything turns out fine. I amaze myself at the end of it all. I’m not a quitter. No matter how bad it is, I will always remember what the late Prof. Goodman said. He told me that if I felt I didn’t understand something, someone else probably had the same question but wasn’t voicing his/her doubt as well. That made me feel a whole lot better — that I wasn’t alone in the dark. I also remember what my ex-colleague told me. It is precisely the things we are afraid of that we must do. If not, we will forever be in our comfort zone and not learn new things.
Yes yes, I can do it. Go me.
I can’t believe it’s already been one year since Most Promising Minority. It was and will always be a great memory. One year ago, I was sitting around in the library trying to figure out my statistics homework when I checked my email and got that surprise. I never thought a rather ordinary nobody like me would get it because 1) I wasn’t someone really active in clubs and held posts; 2) I was an international student and it was open only to U.S. residents. Thinking back now, perhaps I was really something. Steve told me to think about it: I am one of the 50 students chosen nationally, plus I’m an international student which is very rare. I like to think that I got it because I stood out from the rest. Everyone was either into account management/planning or creative, but I was into the facts and figures. Anyway, at the end of the day, it made me feel like I actually owned it. It was my hard work and doing that got me the award.
I want to share this video from the AAF website with everyone. Whatever is said in it is true. It IS a chance in a lifetime and you WILL meet great people.
I may not be holding the coolest advertising job on the planet now, but MPMS really opened my eyes to what was out there. It showed me that getting the award was just the first step, I had to put in a lot of effort and hard work to make things happen especially since there were 49 other great students out there. It made me discover a lot about my strengths and abilities. It taught me to reach out for what I want in life based on my capabilities. I met great people and made friends who inspired and encouraged me to keep doing my best.
Now, that greatness has to be passed down. The 2012 awardees have been announced. You guys deserve it because you went out all the way to get it whether it be in studies or activities. You deserve it because you knew you could make a difference whether it be in the advertising industry, in your studies, or in your activities. You deserve it because you bothered to try hard enough. Congrats! Have fun in New York. Learn all you can while you’re there.
Went to the birdpark on Wednesday with KS and family. Erm…when was the last time I went there? When I was in primary school? School excursions and consent forms…nostalgic. Anyway, I think I enjoyed the penguins and owls *pictures meowzy here* the most. I also learnt that the boy attracts birds (and bird poop for that matter) because a lorikeet landed on his shoulder despite him having no bird seed to attract them birds.
I start work next Monday. Hello early mornings. T_T でも、仕事は絶対頑張ります！ ^^V
Argh. I remember helping to vote for this and was very happy when our school won. Then, the disappointment came when I realised the party would only be this Fall. Dang.
I recently completed watching 会長はメイド様! Ah yes, I must say I’m a sucker for 少女 anime/manga.
Typical 少女 anime with cute/pretty girl, charming guy (to die for), and a happily ever after ending. What puzzles me most is the way the guy is portrayed when pursuing the girl. I think it does happen in real life too. So someone please tell me why do guys like to tease girls they like so much? I think it’s rather confusing for the girl no? One minute you’re so sweet making my heart race and the next minute you’re irritating the hell out of me. Why? 教えてくださいよ~~~
Hahaha…I guess that’s why they say “men are from mars, women are from venus.” Guys say girls are complex creatures. I think guys are rather complex creatures too. Hahaha..
PS: By the way, I’m reading the manga too since the anime is only half-way through the manga’s contents. However it seems that earlier volumes of the local publisher, Chuang Yi version are out of print already. I’m missing volumes 1, 2, 5, 6. Anyone willing to part with those books?