hikarii: (tsubasa)
2017-05-19 09:54 am
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Cards for MADE

 [livejournal.com profile] paana_play_mod took pictures of the postcards I drew for MADE (from this project!)





Waaah, it looks good and I'm happy!! Since it was in black and white I wanted to try out screentones in Clip Paint Studio, a program that I bought but don't use often. Above all, I'm happy Shy thought they were nice and hope the boys enjoy them along with everyone else's letters and postcards too!! 
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2017-05-12 09:57 pm
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Making charms n_n

I made a double Tsu..ided acrylic charm design today!!




I wanted to do a Koichi one too but now I'm just too tired..
Maybe I'll just do some standalone design for another charm and a sticker and send it in to print.
I hope they turn out okay!! I've never printed charms via a vendor before!
hikarii: (dancesquare)
2017-04-28 08:45 am
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[Scans] A.B.C.-Z First Photobook DIARY

Hi all,
 
Since I'm going to be using it very soon (and it's flat), I've scanned in the diary that came with the limited version of A.B.C.-Z's first photobook!
 
No previews 'cause I'm way too lazy for that!!
 
Enjoy!

I plan on decorating mine with bunny stickers a dear friend gave me ^^
hikarii: (dancesquare)
2017-04-07 10:12 pm

20170407 - Asia On Tour feat. Miyavi report

I went to Asia On Tour feat. Miyavi at the Fillmore in San Francisco last night with some old friends from high school! I wasn't thinking about going at first, but after [livejournal.com profile] yararanger said I totally should, I went ahead and bought a ticket two days before the event, since I was going to be able to carpool. 

The four of us were talking about how we were curious about the other two groups headlining the show, Slot Machine and Kiha & The Faces. We wondered what they would be like, and we are pleased to say we really enjoyed them! Kiha & The Faces had a really soul/rock Korean music kind of feel to their songs. It was very different and I liked it a lot. Kiha wore a shirt that parodied the KIA car logo and the back of his shirt said Self 0. He was very funny. He doesn't dance much, but he takes the stage in a very unique way. Before he started "The Smell's Gone", he told us all to sing "papapapa" .. (the chorus line as I later found out in the music video), saying it didn't matter if we got it right or not because it was just a sound, not words. But then later he said he lied to us and that it was Korean. For "내 사람", he then told us he wanted to say a Korean phrase, "nae salam" which meant someone important to you?? So we sang it on cue. All the songs were very fun.

I wasn't familiar with Kiha & The Faces and Slot Machine or many of Miyavi's songs, but after checking them out on Youtube I know some of the set list for the artists went, in no particular order,
 
Kiha & The Faces
-Some Kind of Relationship in Between
-The Smell's Gone
 
Slot Machine
-ผ่าน
-I know, I know
-จันทร์เจ้า
 
Miyavi
-first song he wrote with his wife
-The Others
-What's My Name
-Firebird
-a cover song??
ENCORE

Now I'm checking out Kiha & The Faces' other works and it's interesting to see that each group had a respective fanbase we didn't know about! I know Miyavi was headlining the show, but I think the other two deserved mention in the show description as well. They were great bands and I'm glad they were there to introduce me into this cultural genre of music I hadn't known before.
 
All in all, I'm glad I went. I can't believe Miyavi is real even now! I don't really know what to say about him, except I couldn't believe anyone could ever perform like he did on stage. I mostly watched his hands but his hairstyle made all the head banging look really cool (he really is nice to look at, I couldn't believe that either). He was absolutely amazing and wild. I got really excited when he started playing "The Others" since that was the only song I recognized in the Miyavi crash course I gave myself before going. I got to stand close enough to see him, but not close enough to high five him. I couldn't help it and snapped a few shots, even though none of them were good. XD

I'm grateful to my friends who let me come with them so I could see this fantastic show!! It was really worth it and I'm so glad we all had a great time. Thanks guys!
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2017-01-21 10:50 pm
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Castle Escape Room + Chill session with friends

I noticed I have a lot of dead images in the past few posts about my travels O_O Yow, I should get that fixed soon, and I mean soon not put-off soon. I have a few days of my break left before school starts. I don't know what to expect this semester and I'm really scared.. I'm starting my Master's Project and though it's a one unit class, I'm told it requires lots of time and work, more than a regular 3 unit class. I lightened my load to be below what classifies as a full time student to prepare, but my schedule looks so bare I'm wondering if I'm going too easy on myself..

But what I really wanted to write about today was events from last weekend! Three other friends and I bought a Groupon together to do a Castle Escape game. My friend Helen has done it a few times, but for the other three including me it was going to be a brand new experience. We wanted to see how we would work as a team. The place we went to wasn't exactly decked out as amazingly as the ones Helen had been to, but it was still fun for us first-timers. I noticed that our friend Jessica was really jumpy at anything scary! I had previously wanted to do a scary-themed one, but the way Jessica got spooked over nothing made me realize that's a no-go for future escape game plans. Both Jessica and Helen overthink things, and for this escape game, there were a lot of red herrings that they spend time on trying to figure out the meaning of the puzzle. As for me, I seem to resort to brute force when I can't open anything! Locked chests, hidden compartments... I would try to forcibly open them. XD It wasn't a bad thing since we got a hold of some key items that way.. We made it out but we had to ask for help twice. We took a pic after but I haven't seen it uploaded on their website yet!

After that we returned to base and wrote a letter to our friend in the next state over. We took turns writing it so it will probably be very confusing for her. XD We decided to have dinner at a new restaurant called Sizzle Spot that opened up nearby. They serve Japanese-Vietnamese food fusion which sounded very unique to me so I really wanted to try it. It was REALLY good in my opinion. They did mess up Helen's order but she still had a good time. I'd like to come back with my family sometime too!

When we finished dinner we returned to play card games: BS (I won) and blackjack since I was talking about casinos. We finished the rest of our hangout session talking about SAD ADULT LIFE RESPONSIBILITIES and then went home since everyone was tired and also down with the flu. Except me. I've been surrounded with sick family members and friends that I'm terribly worried I'll catch something! As of now, I SEEM to be okay!




hikarii: (tsubasa)
2016-06-15 06:35 pm
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Visiting Vietnam

All right, after years of refusing to go every time my dad went to Vietnam, I finally went this year since I am completely free for the summer. In the middle of the trip we visited Thailand for my dad's business trip, which I have written about here.
 
First and Second Day
Upon arriving in Ho Chi Minh City I was welcomed with an immediate rush of humid heat. I found it hard to breathe and wondered how I would make it through the entire two weeks if it was already this hot on my first day. As we left the airport and looked at the city buildings flying past us as we traveled by car, I could see numerous buildings typical of a bustling city. The streets were populated with motorbikes. I hear a lot that there are no road rules here and seeing that in truth is terrifying. Even the car we rode in had no seat belts. I was very confused and concerned about that fact for awhile.

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hikarii: (tsubasa)
2016-06-15 06:17 pm
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Trip to Thailand!

I went to Thailand over the weekend! Funny enough I was kind of using this post from the [livejournal.com profile] 2wenty_2wo community to plan my trip. I thought it would lead me to discover some exciting things and food, since the LJ users responding were all natives. XD Well, I didn't follow it exactly, but I did have quite the adventure!

Long entry, image heavy, etc. etc. )
hikarii: (glasses)
2016-05-26 07:09 pm

School Revolution Tsubasa again! He's cute!! I can't help it!!

I was going through my art folder looking for any unfinished projects and I found a WIP I had totally forgotten about and finished it. XD It's meant to accompany the School Revolution Tsubasa doodles I did awhile back but I didn't have the time to.

He's so cute!! This is the in-pain version. XD


That's it! I thought to post since.. I posted last time. I'm going on a trip soon and I'm really nervous!
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2016-04-23 09:07 am
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Short weekend in Portland/Seatle

Breakfast at IHOP, since we were starving upon our arrival into PDX at 8 AM. We hit the road, making our way towards the city's highest bridge.


We headed straight for southern Portland to check out the Air Tram, thinking we'd start our trip with an aerial view of the city. I could see a lot of the bridges that connected Portland and Mt. St. Helen. 

Afterwards we headed for Downtown Portland where we stopped by the Alder Street Food Cart Pods. I had read that Portland is very famous for its food carts that run throughout an entire block. I got a Spanish Seafood Paella from a Morrocan stall and my dad and I had the most delicious deep fried soft-shelled crab. It was very tasty!


Alder Street Food Cart Pods

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hikarii: (koiuta)
2015-11-15 10:04 pm

Tsubasa is too sweet.. Q_Q

According to this Twit, Tsubasa gave away that necklace he has worn since forever. I remember seeing it about 3-4 years ago around the time T&T came back after a hiatus of sorts of solo-only activities.

Nothing big, I just wanted to say it was an accessory of his I always loved seeing on him. I just thought it was cute how he always remembered to wear it. When I'm drawing him, if he's wearing a shirt with a neckline deep enough, I'll be sure to include it.

I don't care so much that he has given it away, but I'm just overfilled with feelings on how wonderful he is to his fans. I swear, he will give anything he can away (the shirt off his back for once! D&R'09!), He is seriously the sweetest man ever and I really really adore him >_<

I hope we can always remember to be kind too! It's especially important when there is sad news going on!
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2015-10-17 10:13 pm
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Tsubasa's birthday *^^*

My scanner is working again!! For the month of October, there is art challenge called Inktober where one tries to draw something everyday using ink. I participated last year and I guess so far I am doing okay this year. I hadn't originally intended to participate since I've been so busy with school, but I am trying to set aside at least one hour a day to draw to unwind. Aaand, somehow I've been able to do it.

I also intended to draw only with black ink as I did last year due to interest of time, but some days ago, I saw another fellow artist color her pictures beautifully with pen. It reminded me that I have some colored pens I stashed away since the 5th grade! I thought I should try to use them up, since they weren't great pens or anything like that and I wanted to get rid of them. So since, I have been trying to do colored works, which was also unexpected on my part. Man, this month is just making me do the unexpected! It's an interesting challenge I set forth for myself.

Um, anyway!! Because it's Tsubasa's birthday, I went ahead and drew him. ^^a My wish is for him to always be happy and have something to smile about. His smile is my sunshine. ^^

.. Really!! If it weren't for Tsubasa, I would not have been drawing as much as I do now or trying new things with both art and life. I am able to be brave because he is brave, so.. yeah.. The usual "this is my idol" insert lines.  ^^;;

Ah, I'm talking so much. The reason for my opening statement was because I just wanted to say how happy I am that I don't have to deal with crappy phone photos of my doodles, but I know what you're thinking: just post the art and go already, Hika!


This one was for @J_1Draw on twitter. ^^

For some reason, writing this entry makes me feel like confessing things. -laugh- I actually get so nervous every time I draw these in pen! I don't use whiteout (because I want to avoid being too much of a perfectionist, again, due to interest of time) so I'm always scared when I start putting pen to paper. Sometimes I don't even have a proper pencil sketch before I start working. When I make a mistake and miss a stroke, I feel like dying. XDa So you can imagine the stress levels when I'm doing something like inking a drawing of Tsubasa !! (But I do it anyway, I'm crazy!)
hikarii: (koiuta)
2015-10-17 10:09 pm
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Tsubasa's birthday *^^*

My scanner is working again!! For the month of October, there is art challenge called Inktober where one tries to draw something everyday using ink. I participated last year and I guess so far I am doing okay this year. I hadn't originally intended to participate since I've been so busy with school, but I am trying to set aside at least one hour a day to draw to unwind. Aaand, somehow I've been able to do it.

I also intended to draw only with black ink as I did last year due to interest of time, but some days ago, I saw another fellow artist color her pictures beautifully with pen. It reminded me that I have some colored pens I stashed away since the 5th grade! I thought I should try to use them up, since they weren't great pens or anything like that and I wanted to get rid of them. So since, I have been trying to do colored works, which was also unexpected on my part. Man, this month is just making me do the unexpected! It's an interesting challenge I set forth for myself.

Um, anyway!! Because it's Tsubasa's birthday, I went ahead and drew him. ^^a My wish is for him to always be happy and have something to smile about. His smile is my sunshine. ^^

.. Really!! If it weren't for Tsubasa, I would not have been drawing as much as I do now or trying new things with both art and life. I am able to be brave because he is brave, so.. yeah.. The usual "this is my idol" insert lines.  ^^;;

Ah, I'm talking so much. The reason for my opening statement was because I just wanted to say how happy I am that I don't have to deal with crappy phone photos of my doodles, but I know what you're thinking: just post the art and go already, Hika!


This one was for @J_1Draw on twitter. ^^

For some reason, writing this entry makes me feel like confessing things. -laugh- I actually get so nervous every time I draw these in pen! I don't use whiteout (because I want to avoid being too much of a perfectionist, again, due to interest of time) so I'm always scared when I start putting pen to paper. Sometimes I don't even have a proper pencil sketch before I start working. When I make a mistake and miss a stroke, I feel like dying. XDa So you can imagine the stress levels when I'm doing something like inking a drawing of Tsubasa !! (But I do it anyway, I'm crazy!)
hikarii: (koiuta)
2015-09-29 12:03 pm

School Revolution Tsubasa

I drew this a week and a half back when Tsubasa guested on School Revolution.



He's SOOOOO cute!! I wanted to draw more but I don't have the time. I wanted He blended in sooo well with HSJ. XD

I have a clip of the preview for the episode here on Mediafire. It's the same thing I posted to [livejournal.com profile] 2wenty_2wo and [livejournal.com profile] takitsubalove.
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2015-08-20 08:25 am
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2015 Summer of Playzone

I've been meaning to marathon Playzone for some time now to make sure I watch EVERYTHING, since there were things I pretty much denied myself due to school at the time. That is to say, I didn't REALLY start marathoning, but.. 

I was watching Playzone 2014's disc 2 at first, and switching back to 2010.. Dang!! It's really something to see how the boys have grown up within those 4 years of performing together. In PZ'14, we can see Tsubasa talking about how he's the troupe leader and see him discussing dance numbers with the other boys. He says things like, "Think about your roles when performing this." Honestly, if I was told that, I'd be terrified! Like, what role?! I know that that way, the boys are assigned responsibilities for what they want to perform, but that's some huge pressure in my opinion. XD

I'm watching 2010 and you can just sense how worried and unsure Tsubasa was then in taking part in Playzone. I could feel my tears well up, knowing how much more confident he's become now. I'm so proud of him, and I'm so happy to see how much all the seniors praise him!! AND THEN WHEN MATCHY CAME AND SAID TSUBASA WAS REALLY HUMBLE AND THAT HE WONDERED WHAT TSUBASA WAS WORRIED ABOUT.. AND THAT NO ONE HAS TO WORRY ABOUT TSUBASA ANYMORE.. I could cry!! I've lost count of how many times I could hear Tsubasa saying "arigatou gozaimasu" to all the seniors who came to see him. He's so earnest. I'm completely floored with admiration for him.

Actually, if I didn't cry then, I DEFINITELY DID WHEN MATCHY SUDDENLY APPEARED AT THE LAST SHOW and told the audience how before the shows Tsubasa had given him a call asking for advice. I remember reading about this and kind of forgot since, but seeing it now I can better understand the amount of pressure Tsubasa felt. That just makes me happier that Tsubasa has become so much stronger, for himself and for everyone.. and he shows it, especially since he's had the position as chairman for Playzone. 

ANYWAY, it was SOOO funny! I love JE! Everyone's so hilarious!! I love how some of the special guests come on stage like they're there to audition. I LOVE when Uekusa came and said he was the theater's owner (Is this a reference to SHOCK? Was SHOCK ever performed at this theater?) and wanted to audition!! AND THEN HE STARTED DANCING TO DIAMOND EYES!! AND THEN MESSED UP!? YARA WAS SO CUTE. He noticed and started playing along before Uekusa yelled STOP!!! I laughed so much at that.. Everyone loves good senpai/kouhai relationships, and I am no different. 

Other things:
-When Higashiyama said his and Uekusa's pictures shown as a montage on the screen made it seem like they were dead. XD
-Yara rehearsing and Higashiyama watching him. So cute XD
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2015-08-08 10:36 am
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Weekend Trip to Reno, Nevada

I went to Reno, Nevada for a 2-day trip last month. I had the week off and I wanted to go out and do something out of town, so I went on a road trip there along with my dad and sister. It's been some years since we last visited there.

It was nice! We mostly did sight-seeing, since my sister and I are old enough to appreciate that kind of thing better. The first day we were there, we took a look at the casinos that gave us fond memories. Atlantis had a nice top floor with a sky roof where they served sushi and hosted an oyster bar. I thought it was a nice and calming atmosphere, despite the numerous slot machines scattered all around the bar.


Heck, I'd love to pull slots here.

We visited the El Dorado/Circus Circus/Silver Legacy joint as well. It has always been our favorite place when we were kids. The game floor was always exciting, and winning stuffed animals was always the best. Every time I come here, since I was a kid, I would always hope there'd be giant plush Pokemon as prizes. The number has increased dramatically since. This time, a whole like of giant Pikachu were displayed all around a "knock the blocks" kind of game booth.

We also made a quick trip to the planetarium to look at ACTUAL METEORS FROM SPACE. It was free, but I left some money for donations.

My dad and sister wanted to eat at a buffet, since that is THE thing to do while in Reno for us. We chose to eat a seafood buffet, and it was nice! The dessert bar was beyond anything I had ever seen at a buffet (I don't eat buffets often). All the desserts were so cute! As I went back to get another serving of cheesecake, a man before me asked the chef if he could have a bananas foster.

"What's that?" I ask him, and as he explained to me it was ice cream with bananas and rum, I glanced over at the chef and said, "I'll have what he's having." Oh boy, it was delicious!! I discovered a new favorite dessert and I would love to have it again someday, somewhere. I really regret not having a second helping, but my dad said I had had too many sweets already at that point. XD


I will probably never get to have dessert like this again unless I'm at another buffet. XD

After dinner, my dad and sister wanted to walk off the energy from everything we had eaten, so we took a stroll down Victorian Square nearby. It was really pretty! I wanted to see the train tour the next day, but we couldn't.

Topping off my trip off, we ate at a place called M&M's Fish and Chicken Express. It's a small little shack, but because the food was very different from our usual tastes, we thought we'd give it a try. I mean, it's Southern cooking, and they have frog legs on their menu?! Frog legs have always tasted exactly like chicken to me, as cliche as they always try to pull it off.


The ribs were okay, but the fish and chicken are yuuum!
 
And that's it! I don't go on trips all that often, and I've been trying to go out and see places more to try and learn how to appreciate that kind of thing. I'm not very outdoorsy at all. XD
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2015-02-25 08:32 pm
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Post-birthday thoughts

 I just wanted to write a short entry.

Yesterday was my birthday and I spent it in the good company of my family. There's a seafood buffet in the next town over that has a sweet birthday deal, but I didn't want to trouble my parents into going with me. Despite offering to celebrate locally, they decided to go have that buffet with me for lunch. 

And, well, it was just nice! It was nice to be with my mom and dad and have everyone in good spirits.. I feel good times like those are uncommon, so I'm definitely grateful that we were all in a good mood. My mom doesn't usually like to eat, but she was pretty excited about eating bowls after bowls of green tea ice cream with me! I just felt overall emotional, overcome with love for my family. My sister left me a nice message, since she's away for school and couldn't join us.

I'm grateful for all the birthday messages I received, too! Really, I always believe that simple "Happy birthday!" messages can really make someone's day, since you never know who it can come from! I have to admit I was surprised to received them from quite a few people! I'm so appreciative of everyone who's kept me in their thoughts! 

I think every year we learn to let our heart grow a little bigger as we meet new people, revisit old friends, and learn to let go of things that might have hurt us. I remember reading a quote that time heals everything - you just have to let it. I also like the one that read if everyone's happy with you, you've made many compromises; if you're happy with everyone, you've had to oversee many faults. I think that's what it means to grow as wiser as an adult - to be an understanding and caring person (... along with lame responsibilities like having to go to the bank and getting groceries).

Am I a depressing kid? -laugh- I don't think any of that had to do with me, but they're interesting reminders. What I really wanted to say is that I'm surrounded by wonderful family and friends, and I really appreciate the time everyone took to keep me in their thoughts by wishing me happy birthday. You all helped make it wonderful. ^^
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2015-02-18 11:22 am

Meeting Mino-san

I met Mino-san in San Francisco on Monday! Mino-san is one of my mutual friends from Twitter. I initially followed her because I loved her art and I thought she was fun, from whatever tweets I was able to read. I didn't know enough Japanese to really speak to her, so I was pretty shy about talking to her. Imagine how shocked I was when she told me she would be visiting California and asked if she could meet me!

At first I told her it would be impossible, since she was visiting the Los Angeles area. When I told her I lived closer to San Francisco, she said she'd fly up there. Q_Q It was a wonderful opportunity I couldn't pass up. I asked Mino-san if my friend JoAnn ([livejournal.com profile] squarebubblex) could join us, and she said yes!

 

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hikarii: (tsubasa)
2014-12-11 08:40 am
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[Subbed] 061119 SCP Imai Tsubasa Slave of Love


 
Lyrics & Translation from megchan.com

I don't know how long I had this sitting on my hard drive, but it was most definitely before 2012. I think I kept forgetting to upload it, but here it is.

Man, this is so nostalgic! It makes me miss the availability of subbed videos back in the day!! I want to bring that golden era back hahahah..
hikarii: (tsubasa)
2014-06-17 09:18 pm
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All my exes live in... ??

 

Hey, all! I just came back spending 4 days in Texas! The last time I’ve been on a plane was probably over a decade ago, when I was a little kid. I decided to go along with my dad because I haven’t really had the experience of travelling by plane.


I ate some pretty good food! My dad and I pretty much drove around to eat wherever when we weren’t working. I don’t think I ever ate so many different Mexican food. El Fenix had the best tostados I have ever had offered to me as appetizers.


I met my dad’s friend’s daughter who just graduated from high school. Apparently she’s only been living here for 2 years! She lived in Vietnam all this time. Her English was really, REALLY good. We talked a LOT, but it was mostly her telling me things since I was so curious about her. She told me about the education system in Vietnam (and how incredibly rigorous it is). It just made me think so much about the relationship between education in the States and other countries… She also told me about a field trip she had with her class back in Vietnam. They went to the jungle and seriously had to do a whole week like a real jungle survivor. … Except she cheated and used a lighter to light a fire she couldn’t get started with rubbing sticks together.


Really though, she’s so cool! She has a completely different upbringing from me so I was very fascinated with her.


I found out she LOVES Darren Shan’s Cirque du Freak. It’s been translated in Vietnamese! Of the 31 languages the series has been translated to, Vietnamese was one of them. Nice! I was so excited to be able to talk about it. I never knew anyone in real life who’s read it before! I didn’t finish all the books, though, and she was kind of spoiling me, hahah!


We went to the mall together, and that was quite a trip. I ended up having to teach how to fill up a gas tank.


In any case, for breakfast this morning, I went to the Old Pancake House and had their special “Dutch Baby”. It’s an oven baked pancake that takes 22 minutes to cook. I didn’t know how to eat it so the waitress showed me. The Dutch Baby doesn’t taste like anything special until you do it right, she said. She rubbed the whole thing with butter and squeezed lemon juice on it, then added powdered sugar. When I took my first bite.. dang! It was really sweet and I really liked it! It was definitely something strange that I’ve never had before.


I’m really going out of order here, but as I went around eating food, I tried to think about what looked easy enough for me to try to do at home for myself. I never, ever cook, but I’m trying to get familiar with a lot of simple stuff I can make. For instance, a breakfast I had at the hotel I stayed at had this delicious healthy sandwich that had slices of turkey, egg white and spinach on top of an English muffin. I think I tasted some cheese but I’m not sure if there was any. In any case, that’s easy enough for me to pull together on my own, right?


I’d like to go on more trips with my dad in the future, but taking time off from work isn’t always possible, so I can only keep my fingers crossed that the months he chooses to go are convenient enough for me!

Ah, my coworker asked if I saw any big bugs as I had hoped, and I remembered I did! It was some weird beetle thing. I had to take care of it 'cause the daughter didn't like bugs. XD

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2014-04-13 09:08 pm
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LA Kpop Festival 2014

I attended my first ever concert, LA Kpop Festival 2014!


I went down there with my Inspirit cousin along with her brother and father. I was waiting to meet up with another cousin of mine who had a spare ticket for me since I wasn’t able to get one. (They were free, so naturally they were unavailable online when I tried to get some.)


Right outside the gate where my two cousins entered to go find their seats, an elderly man handed me three tickets, asking if I wanted them. “What, really? Are you sure?” I asked, but he only responded “Gift!” What a surprise, and here this whole time my ability to attend had been up in the air! I wanted to give away the extra ticket, but by that point it seems everyone had tickets…


The tickets I got were at the bottom rows, directly in front of the stage behind the pit. What a surprise at how good the tickets were! I texted my family about the news, to which they responded, “It’s a trap.”


The coliseum was so huge! 93,000 were expected to attend, so I’ve been anxious all week fearing the worst that could happen, like a stampede or something. Nope, that didn’t happen. Whew!


It was pretty fun. I got to see CNBlue, 2 PM, SHINee, and of courrseeee, Infinite! Ah, and Dynamic Duo,


I’m sorry everyone, I’m a noisy fan. I tried to be very conscious about what would be proper etiquette but with my die-hard cousin next to me, I lost my place and cheered with her. But seriously, when 2 PM’s “Put Your Hands Up” plays, what am I to do but?


This morning we stopped by New Port restaurant to eat the best lobster I have ever had.


And that’s all I’ve got to report, it seems!