Thursday, January 20, 2011

my journal of thoughts

Dear you,

Sorry for not updating more often. No im not too busy traveling (thou i did a few =) i just spend too much time on Facebook and other crap (or im just too lazy to blog). Like seriously, a friend of mine asked: do you need a blog when you have Facebook? and wads the value of keeping one when your friends could just stalk you on your random wall post or your hundreds of tagged photos?

Then again, ppl my age likes to blog about their love life, their happy moments their sad moments and wadever not. I haven't done that quite awhile, and to my surprise i didn't miss that at all! On my Facebook i share my favorite music, videos, i hop around ppl's status and leave comments but i never really share any of my thoughts on Facebook, i just don't, i don't know why.

Perhaps i should start doing that right here =) This will be a journal, a journal of my thoughts.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

5 lessons worth knowing...

I know I haven't been writing much lately, but I've been reading quite a bit, and this is one of em =)

Five Lessons About How To Treat People
-- Author Unknown

1. First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady"

During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?"

Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times. She was tall, dark-haired and in her 50s, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Just before class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our quiz grade.

"Absolutely," said the professor. "In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say "hello."

I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy.

2. Second Important Lesson - "Pickup In The Rain"

One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car.

A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960s. The man took her to safety, helped her get assistance and put her into a taxicab.

She seemed to be in a big hurry, but wrote down his address and thanked him. Seven days went by and a knock came on the man's door. To his surprise, a giant console color TV was delivered to his home.

A special note was attached. It read: "Thank you so much for assisting me on the highway the other night. The rain drenched not only my clothes, but also my spirits. Then you came along. Because of you, I was able to make it to my dying husband's bedside just before he passed away. God bless you for helping me and unselfishly serving others."

Sincerely, Mrs. Nat King Cole.

3. Third Important Lesson - "Remember Those Who Serve"

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. "How much is an ice cream sundae?" he asked. "50¢," replied the waitress.

The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied the coins in it.

"Well, how much is a plain dish of ice cream?" he inquired. By now more people were waiting for a table and the waitress was growing impatient. "35¢!" she brusquely replied.

The little boy again counted his coins. "I'll have the plain ice cream," he said. The waitress brought the ice cream, put the bill on the table and walked away. The boy finished the ice cream, paid the cashier and left.

When the waitress came back, she began to cry as she wiped down the table. There, placed neatly beside the empty dish, were two nickels and five pennies. You see, he couldn't have the sundae, because he had to have enough left to leave her a tip.

4. Fourth Important Lesson - "The Obstacles In Our Path"

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king's wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none did anything about getting the stone out of the way.

Then a peasant came along carrying a load of vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After much pushing and straining, he finally succeeded. After the peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed a purse lying in the road where the boulder had been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note from the King indicating that the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway. The peasant learned what many of us never understand - "Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve our condition."

5. Fifth Important Lesson - "Giving When It Counts"

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare and serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year-old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to combat the illness. The doctor explained the situation to her little brother, and asked the little boy if he would be willing to give his blood to his sister. I saw him hesitate for only a moment before taking a deep breath and saying, "Yes, I'll do it if it will save her."

As the transfusion progressed, he lay in bed next to his sister and smiled, as we all did, seeing the color returning to her cheeks. Then his face grew pale and his smile faded. He looked up at the doctor and asked with a trembling voice, "Will I start to die right away?".

Being young, the little boy had misunderstood the doctor; he thought he was going to have to give his sister all of his blood in order to save her.

Monday, September 27, 2010


How's it going?

well, finals is around the corner so im not gonna talk about that.

assignment on the other hand is a total bummer, well as the saying goes

time is what we want most but what we use worst. right? RIGHT?

yea u feel it too.

and I was thinking, summer holis are around the corner too (shabooYah! right after finals ;)

i think i'mma go for a road trip and take videos and such (n prolly make a fool of myself somewhere along the line)

but, it's still couple months away, so im gonna leave that aside for nw.

OH and my cousin sis's comin back from Aus, i wonder what she's gettin me ;)

time will tell....

alright back to report writing.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

silly me

Humans have such complex brain.

Over analyze things at times, when all you need is just do it.

I got myself a new Acoustic guitar, prolly one of the best decisions i've ever made.

As i retrospect, it's ironic how i have spent hours comparing guitar models and specs

in the end, i played this guitar at the shop for a couple of minutes and fell in love with it instantly.

Sometimes u just gotta do it to know it, simple as that

Monday, August 9, 2010

with all love

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Come On!! Move it!!

Tasks to be completed after finals

- get myself a pair of glasses, like seriously

- get on with my strawberry eating action plan "Hell Yeah~

- Nicholas Sparks : The last song

- The karate Kid

- Gatherings

*Lying on ma bed with my arms stretched, Yawn~~

Friday, June 18, 2010

That was me!!

I was taking a shower just then and i looked in the mirror

yeah i look myself in the mirror every single day

but normally i wont have a closer look at myself until just then

and y would i do that all of a sudden?

wait for it...

last week a friend of mine tagged me a photo on facebook,

a photo which I lost 5 years, and i thought i'd lost it forever

it came back, well technically

it was a photo of me when I was 12! (you prolly wont figure out which one's me)

and im glad a few other long lost friends of mine were tagged in the very same photo

*facebook FTW ! =)

so yeah, that was y i had a closer look at myself in the mirror

and Boy! hw much have i changed over the years~

i looked like a Piñata back then

but obviously i look way better right now

*and when i say Piñata i actually meant cute


so, what did u look like when you were 12? ;)