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2010-07-23 10:34

I, uh, updated this site. I also got a job 4 months out of college. I’ve moved out of my parent’s house.

Good times?

This may just turn into a recipe blog, because I totally don’t know what I have time for now :P



I'll let Fiona Apple speak for me

2009-03-27 07:53

Sometimes my mind don’t shake and shift
But most of the time, it does
And I get to the place where I’m begging for a lift
Or I’ll drown in the wonders and the was
And I’ll be your girl if you say it’s a gift
And you give me some more of your drugs
Yeah, I’ll be your pet if you just tell me it’s a gift
Cause I’m tired of whys choking on whys,
Just need a little because because

I let the beast in and then
I even tried forgiving him but it’s too soon
So I’ll fight again, again, again, again, again
And for a little while more
I’ll soar the uneven wind
Complain and blame the sterile land
But if you’re getting any bright ideas, quiet dear
I’m blooming within

Fast as you can
Baby wait watch me, I’ll be out
Fast as I can
Maybe late but at least about
Fast as you can
Leave me, let this thing run its route

Nobilis Divi take 2




2009-03-09 16:06

The worst thing about Watchmen was the dissonent soundtrack. Sure, thematically it fit, with the theme being 1985. But otherwise, WTF were they thinking?

I liked the changed end, except for the Very End where Dr. Manhattan leaves, and Laurie. Billy Crupe or whatever – his voice does not work. Physique, blue penis, maybe, but his voice does not work for Dr. Manhattan.

Awkward sex scenes, but I guess that’s the director’s schtick.

Slow pacing, too many flashbacks. But this was practically verbatim with the graphic novels. Works for Novels, for movies, maaaaaybe a little too boring.



One Piece

2009-03-01 16:29

I started reading One Piece some time ago. I’m up to the 533rd chapter.

It is like crack.

And of course, I have some theories that are probably totally unsupported at this time, but I gotta get it written out somewhere before I forget about it.

Let’s see, I’m all about romance, and although there ISN’T any romance in this manga at all, I still find ways to formulate connections.

Even though this is totally unsupported and totally subjective because I had a dream about this, I think Zoro and Nami would be cute together.

HOWEVER, I think Zoro would end up with that Marine Sword Chick that looks like the girl who died in his sword training camp thing. I mean, c’mon, if you make an emotional outburst, make a rushed promise, and then keep it for 15 years she’s obviously got an imprint on his mind. And honestly, she makes him act different. I think she’s the only one who does o_o (I think she’s the only one he ran away from because he was embarrassed/surprised – he’s a handsome fellow, hasn’t yet been perturbed by any pretty female — for real — and focuses on becoming the best swordsman in the world for the girl who died. And I really think it’s the Marine Sword Chick – the mangaka will explain it somehow.)

So who does Nami have? I think it’s Sanji. There are at least some solid hints Nami likes Sanji – when he wouldn’t hurt the C9 woman who turned people into soap, Nami “gave him points” for that, even though she said he was an idiot for getting hurt. I don’t need to explain Sanji much, he likes EVERY pretty woman and Nami’s been around the longest – and is the most accessible, ha.

Usopp ends up with the sick-but-now-is-a-doctor chick that gave the crew the Going Merry (sad, sad passage about the GM). I don’t know about Franky. Chopper is a reindeer. No clue about Nico Robin, even though I think she’s my favorite character. Oh, and I think the Amazonian Princess in love with Luffy is actually going to fall for Ace. Don’t ask me how. Luffy’s not a very good candidate for any girl…

Except maybe Princess Vivi. Wouldn’t THAT be grand? The Pirate King and the Princess of a pacifist nation :D

Also, I have finally finished some Harry Potter© fanart after 2 years o_o

Fanart - Bellatrix Lestrange and Luna Lovegood

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Because facebook is being a pussy

2009-02-04 05:58

Rules: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 25 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you. (To do this, go to “notes” under tabs on your profile page, paste these instructions in the body of the note, type your 25 random things, tag 25 people (in the right hand corner of the app) then click publish.

1. I tend to get depressed when I’m tired. Unfortunately, I seem to be tired a majority of the time nowadays. Whoops.
2. I have very strange taste in music. You can try looking up Lamb (NOT Lamb of God) to see what I mean. Favorite songs – Transfatty Acid, Gorecki, Cotton Wool, Gabriel (Si Begg’s 5.1 Future Sounds remix)
3. I’d like new music but I’m not interested in anything involving Disney/popular music
4. I’d recommend Palms Out Sounds which is kind of hard dance/hiphop?
5. I read too many webcomics
6. I’ve stopped drawing because I can’t find my inner muse
7. I can draw pretty decently but I’m afraid to talk about it in person (flavoredorange.net)
8. I’m really bad at keeping up with friends
9. I don’t like living with my parents
10. I’ve been feeling sick for the past few MONTHS
11. A few of the nicest things I’ve ever gotten was anything from Sean
12. I love food but have grown tired of the stuff at home.
13. I’m broke! :( But it’s luckily temporary.
14. I love dogs except for the big ones that slobber and make threatening barks at people (I’m looking at you, Magnum)
15. I’m such a geek that I’ve gone Linux distro hopping (lost you there haha)
16. I’d love to work with computers, I just need to know what/how exactly
17. I’m optimistic and cynical, and it’s a pretty good mix.
18. Though I’m starting to think that realism is the best way to go, even though it might be a harder slap to the face than even pessimism!
19. I’d like to adopt kids later on in the future in lieu of the birthing process o_o
20. I’m not sure what’s good for me but I’m grateful that I know what’s bad.
21. I “focus” on people. I’m not very good in group environments, unless group <= 5 peeps.
22. I don’t like being the center of attention, but I might be able to make a couple of jokes and bust a few guts.
23. I really, really don’t like wearing makeup – so I don’t! And possibly won’t, ever, unless I’m at some high class party where I’d need surgery first to fit in o_o
24. I’d like to make more friends but I am too introverted/lone-wolf honestly.
25. I’m pretty open to talking about a lot of taboo things. Bring it up with me and I won’t shy away, since I’ve got strong opinions AND an open mind. Topics include sex, violence, religion, etc, etc.
(26. In fact, I rather enjoy hearing other people’s opinions on things. The last thing I want to be is IGNORANT!)




2008-12-24 11:49

So I haven’t posted anything in 2 months. Not that I’ve got nothing to write about, not that I’m so horrendously busy with school, now work, now dealing with family (dealing, truly). I lead a life that’s about as epic as it can get for an overprotected 21 year old, antisocial, cynical, invited to parties but never go due to time limitations, strict social moralities, awkwardness, and lack of free will.

Maybe some of that lack is self imposed. I give in all the time, and people will probably tell me I’m just a coward for not owning up to my dreams and leaving the past behind. Maybe I’m brewing all this bitterness inside for a potent and dangerous explosion, blowing up bridges instead of burning them, so I can make the point of “I listened, and I still am fucked. You have done me no good keeping me safe from what you don’t understand, and I resent that you kept me blinded.”

I don’t want to be protected. I no longer want to be a protector like my parents, reliving all the unhappy moments of my childhood with my future children, should I have any. I just want to be able. Able to bounce back, say “I’m good, I’m talented, I’m a God created GIFT to the world, this shit happens but it’s not the end of anything at all.”

But I can’t. I’m not a Christian, I’m not much of an optimist, and I think I lost the hope I had. I’m now just in the real world. Just am. Just being. For some this is a state of zen, but for me I feel rather belittled. “This is what I have to do? I want MORE than this.” But I don’t see where I get it.




2008-10-16 10:36

I keep forgetting how easily I sweat. I spend 2 minutes in the sun carrying what seems to be a 35lb backpack, and by the time I take the backpack off there are two distinct sweat lines on my shirt from where the straps pushed back.

It’s kind of embarassing, but I guess it’s one of my unique functions. I sweat a lot. And drink way too little water.

I’m carrying 35lbs today because I bought two books. One for my best friend, since she asked, and one for me, because I tend to buy things when I’m feeling kind of like shit. I clean and I buy, typical American woman style. Or maybe Asian American. I clean and I buy for me.

I clean. This morning I woke up and decided I needed to scrub down my bathroom. It’s never too dirty, but I decided to scrub things down, just today. It’s kind of my way of getting rid of negative energy, to clean things and make it look new. I did the dishes. I know, I know, not exciting, and probably expected of me anyway.

I buy. Getting a book for Erin was on my to do list for some time. I finally did it today. A woman, who I didn’t realize was actually another customer and not a store worker, talked to me about the plot of the book, since I told her I was picking it up for a friend. This lead into a rather nice conversation and lead to my purchase of another book, since I felt kind of bad and needed to think about something else.

At least it was a recommended book. The Hunger Games, I’ll see how good it is.



Attention Span

2008-09-27 19:23

I am a really bad artist. In the sense that I really do not remember what I draw a lot of the time. Looking back, it’s horrible to see the mistakes. I may be doing the same things over and over.

I lack skills in continuity. Marcus’ hands are important details I didn’t remember, Mobius’ suits are details I didn’t remember. I feel like I just need to take the entire year’s worth of archives and REDO.

That’s going to take a long time o_o



Art Deco

2008-09-23 17:54

My favorite art period is Art Deco. I have no idea why, maybe something about the 1930s to 1940s (other than war and depression) was pretty awesome, stylistically.

That was inspired by a dream I had. I know I’ve been working on Avatar too long when I start having weird ass dreams about it. It was pre WWII, some of the Avatar peeps and I were at some wedding, and bombs started dropping on us. The rest is equally disturbing…

But I had a pretty dress on.

This image was originally for Divi, but I feel like I’ve been making too many Divi pictures, and you don’t even know what she does! Which is fine. So here’s Alexandra, who looks pretty much exactly like Divi. I only really have one base for all my important characters: kinda stocky, tanned skin, long hair. That all important mole. What sets each woman apart from the others is the color scheme. Divi has white/gray/blue. Here, Alexandra has orange/red/black.



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