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Showing posts from October, 2013

Breath of spring

"I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue,  the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright." - Millard Kaufman

Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?


"The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow, is if we change. The only way we can learn, is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed, is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself." - C. Joybell C.

One fine day, while I was rolling on my bed, bored to death, all of a sudden I had a thought to change my plain look. I've had this long, straight look for three years, I was running out of ideas of what to do with my hair. Usually, I'd just get it trimmed, dyed with the same ol' fringe. So I thought, why not do something crazy? I narrowed my choices down to getting my hair all chopped off with cute bangs or permanently permed. I told the boyfriend about my crazy idea and all he said was,"... I don't like girls with short hair. Don't cut it, Jo.". So I ended up getting my long, straight hair permed.

I spent four torturing, hell-like hours in the salon and was forced to cut it …

Graduation Ceremony

"It's the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth." - Sarah Dessen

They tell you to follow your dreams, but why didn't anyone say you have to wake up first?  Now I'm set unmoored, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars. Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. There will be more to come!

All of us (The only person missing in the pictures is Bellena).

The girls of Diploma in Culinary Arts.

My wonderful aunts, aunty FY and aunty FH. Thank you for providing me a place to crash and taking a real good care of me. I will forever be grateful. You both are like mothers to me. Love you both so freaking much. Thank you so much.

Mr. Lai decided to comment on the picture above, on Facebook saying, "My first Diploma in Culinary Arts students who studied Marketing and still wonder why they had to do it.". Well said Mr. Lai Mun Loon, very well said. *thumbs up*

Now that I'm all grown up, they want …