- find out what I want in life
- this moment to happen
- be a Dean's List-er
- learn how to ride a motorcycle
- go skydiving
- go scuba diving
- make my own blog layout
- learn how to use Flash
- travel more
- improve my drawing skills
- go to a Flea market
- a Tarot Card Deck
- fashion sense
- femme outfits
- witty t-shirts
- vintage clothes and accessories
- make my own clothes!
- go on a shopping spree
- contribute to WWF
- a DSLR
- bake something
- A CAR
- A CAR THAT I CAN DRIVE - an underwater camera
- cosplay again
- visit my online friends
- stop being a safeist
Nagcarlan, Laguna Listening to: Saves the Day ~ Nightengale
Thanks to Coco for the song. :D
So. Time to talk about the Immersion, yes?
The immersion is definitely something I'm glad I didn't miss. It was quite an experience. I woke up at 3:30 because Dad wanted to get there early, and we were supposed to leave at 4:30, but we ended up leaving at 5:15 because of some complications. After getting lost for a while, we found JAM Transit and boarded the public bus which took us to San Pablo. From there, we took a jeep, and stopped over at the Municipality to get debriefed by the Police Cheif there. From there we took another jeep to get to Brgy. Buhanginan.
I spent the first day basically walking around the Brgy. It was pretty small, and the houses were simple. The house I was staying at was semi-concrete, with two bedrooms, a sala, a kitchen and a bathroom. Just the basics. We then had the Ukay-Ukay project, then data gathering. Later in the evening Coco, Keith, Dustin and I karaoke-ed (each song cost only 1 peso each! XD), until we were later joined by JZ, Mick, Joseph and even Chris. After the meeting that night, we helped wrap prizes for the Solidarity night, and then went to our homes. I took my shower after Coco and Gela, and we slept on the Sala floor.
Second day, I woke up late. XD We were supposed to wake up at 5, but we ended up waking up at 7:30. XP I woke up to the sounds of Saturday morning cartoons. XD I woke Coco up, and we walked around the Brgy. I was told to go all the way to the 'bayan' to take a picture of the sign leading to the brgy, as I was assigned as the Documentary Committee even though I was only one person. XD We (Coco, Dustin, Keith, Mick, Ado and JZ) walked all the way there, and we actually bonded. o: I took the pics, and we walked all the way back again. Had lunch, then found out that the number of people that had been interviewed was lacking. So we walked all the way in the opposite direction from which we came to look for people to interview. Sadly, when we reached the end of the brgy, we hadn't found a single person to interview. XP So we went back, and just as we got back, Joseph was asked to buy ingredients for the spaghetti for the Solidarity Night. Guess who went with him? XD We bought Mayonaise, hotdogs, and bread. We got back, and I helped make mayo sandwiches. We bought too much mayo, so we ended up putting GLOBS of it on each sandwich. Twas fun. And messy. And partially gross. XD While the others were busy tabulating what we had gathered, we cooked the spaghetti and the sauce. The sauce looked like innards. Seriously. XD And the spaghetti looked even worse. Amazingly, it tasted decent enough.
Solidarity night. Started with the presentation of data, then we went on to the games and the dances by the kids. We had to dance too; we danced to Pinoy Big Brother. XD Then bingo for the older people. I was getting pretty tired taking pics, so I stayed at the Karaoke machine for a while, and went back every now and then. Had dinner, then helped clean up. Everything seemed fine until we went to the home where we were staying and took our showers. My two housemates had encounters with a peeping tom while they were in the shower. XP I was the last to shower that night, so they told me about it and I had to wear clothes while I took my shower. XP
Last day of the Immersion. I first woke up at 3am, then I went back to sleep. I woke up again at 5, but I went back to sleep again. XD I finally woke up at 7, to see Coco up already, and Mick sitting on one of the chairs in the sala. We went to the house where Dustin and Keith were staying, and I watched Keith play the mini arcade machine (1 peso for 3 minutes LOL XD) and Dustin and Mick play billiards on the rotating pool table. We karaoke-ed for a while back at the brgy hall, and went walking again. We took pics with Coco's cam and mine as well. Twas fun. :D After lunch, we gathered at the brgy hall and shared our experiences, then at 3 we boarded the jeep and rode all the way back to UST. On the way back, I was able to buy Buko pie. XD We got back at around 6, and I got picked up by dad at nearly 7:30.
Yeah, the immersion was fun. I left out a few things that happened there for good reason though. XD It wasn't that hard, staying in the barangay. For some reason, I felt like I was used to actually roughing it out like that. O_o When we were leaving, I actually felt like staying for a few more days. I dunno. The atmosphere there was really nice. The people were kind and it was far far away from the problems of the city. I mean, I did miss a lot of people while I was there, but I didn't really miss the PC or the internet or my bed or AC or anything. Ok, so I probably missed my bathroom, but other than that, none really. XD
One of the things that I noticed when I got home was the mirrors. Our house is filled with mirrors. Every room has a mirror in it. When I was in Nagcarlan, there was only one mirror in the house, and it was pretty dirty, so I couldn't really see my reflection. I didn't really care how I looked for those 3 days. I guess I miss not having to worry about looking 'pretty' and crap. One of the bad habits I have is always looking at my reflection. X3 I know a lot of people have this habit as well. I always catch myself doing this, and it's become automatic. It bothers me. My life would be a lot easier if I didn't always worry about how I look. I'm sure this is the same for a lot of other people too. Ah, the burden of society's perception of beauty. X3
Tomorrow I have swimming. I heard we're taking up diving. I hope I don't kill myself tomorrow. XD
Immersion Time Listening to: Eagle Eye Cherry ~ Save Tonight (Acoustic)
Ah crap. I'm leaving at 4:30am for JAM Transit tomorrow, and here I am, just about to blog about a whole week that has already passed by. XP I'll just talk about the highlights of this week.
Tuesday, only two of my profs showed up for class. Sir Toby appeared to debrief us on our upcomming Immersion, and left shortly after. Then History. I scored 92 on my History Exam. :D Had our block picture taking, and after History class I left and met up with Maku. He took me to Almers, and we had Sisig! Twas spicy, but good all the same. Ralph caught up with us, and after we ate (Maku had four servings of rice), we made our way to SM San Lazaro. We walked. XD For the hell of it. :)) Plus, we were really full and needed to walk it off. Luckily it wasn't raining that hard, so we were able to make it. We walked around, and I watched them play Initial D. At 3, Maku bought me a Gonuts Donuts donut for a bet I lost (lol!), and we took a taxi back to UST. After that, I went home.
Wednesday, it rained nearly all day. We had major fun checking the Philo exams of our 'sister' section, 1AS2. (If you didn't know, there's a section rivalry thingie going on between the two first year AS blocks.) I don't have anything agains them but GHAD. Their essays were HORRIBLE! XD We were actually passing their papers around, laughing at what they had written down. Yes, I know we're evil. XD I went to SM San Lazaro again after class with Coco, Joseph, and JayZ. Coco and Joseph went off to buy things for the Immersion, while JayZ and I, since we had PE later that day, went to McDo for lunch. For some reason, we ordered the exact same thing for lunch; Cheeseburger meal with large fries and a regular coke, and a McFlurry. The only difference was that my McFlurry was Oreo, while his was Cappuccino. Coco and Joseph met up with us after we ate, and we took the Jeep back to UST. I was actually considering cutting my swimming class, but JayZ convinced me to just get it over with. Much to my suprise, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. As it was raining, I was expecting the water to be uber cold. D: But it wasn't. It was actually probably one of the warmest swimming classes I've ever had. XD After swimming, I took the backdoor near the Grandstand to take a shower. After I got out, I found out that they had locked the backdoor. D: So I had to walk all the way around the Gym to get to the locker with my things in it. XD It must have been quite a sight, seeing me partially wet with disheveled hair. But I really could care less. I got my stuff, fixed my hair, and left. I commute home. Weird thing happened to me on the FX. As of now, there's a blood drive that's going on in the AB Building Lobby, and I really wanted to donate blood. But since I'm under 18, I needed parental consent to do so. So I had the form filled out in my file case, and I didn't really notice that it was facing outwards. The man sitting across me in the FX commented on it. XD He asked if it was hard to donate blood, and I said that it would be my first time, that was if it pushed through. We started talking (actually, he just kept on asking me questions XD) about tuition fees and education. He told me about his 3 kids and how they were honor students and stuff, since they got discounts on the tuition. Twas funky. XD Afterwards went to Ever to buy my supplies for the Immersion. I finally got around to replacing my sad excuse for an umbrella after it gave me a painful cut on my thumb. X3 Now I have a nice banana umbrella. XD I went home, had dinner, and ate my last Almond Joy. Sad. X3 Besides the need for parental consent, to donate blood, I needed to be at least 110 lbs. When I asked about it, I knew I was around 100 lbs or so, and I kept on wondering on the way home how the heck I'd gain 10 lbs in one night. XD Much to my dismay, when I checked the weighing scale, I only weighed 96 lbs! D: 14 lbs in one night!? XDD zOmg. So yeah, I pretty much scrapped the hope of donating blood.
Today, I got to Petron late, and Coco and I were worried because we had already pretty much exhausted our allowed number of tardies for our Economics class, our first class every Tuesday and Thursday. We got stuck in traffic, and there was flood water everywhere because of the rain. Luckily, she didn't come to class again. In fact, our first three profs didn't show up at all for class. We made use of the time by practicing our presentation for the community, which I only found out about today. XD Amazingly, we were able to get nearly everyone to practice dancing to "Pinoy Ako" by Orange and Lemons. Dustin was probably the most hyper during the practice. XD He's got this very bully-ish aura around him if you don't know him that well, and it was funny seeing him dance with gusto. XD After the practice, Mick, JayZ and Dustin hijacked the boombox and started playing Silverstein. I started feeling all emo, lol! XD Then a representative of the Asian Studies Society appeared, and told us that we needed to elect a candidate for Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Secretary and Assistant PRO for the Society. To make a long story short, I was elected for Assistant PRO. XP Now Coco keeps on calling me "Hot Fantasy". LOL! XD Though I was elected by my block, I still have to 'run' against the person elected from 1AS2. Apparently, the Society will campaign and vote. Weird. XD After that, Joseph and I went to DynaQuest to plaaaaay. <3 I played RF, while he got high on DOTA. Sadly for me, the server kept on crashing, and we left in time to make it for our History class, and it was a good thing too! Though History was our last class of the day, she was the only prof that showed up! Ironically, nearly 80% of the class had already gone home, and only 10 of us were there for her lecture. XP I laughed when I saw Ralph's reaction when he entered the classroom and saw only 10 of us seated. XD Maku text in the middle of class, and after History I went to SM San Lazaro yet again to meet up with him. It was raining really hard when I left; perfect opportunity to use my Banana Umbrella. XD So I got to SM San Lazaro, and Maku paid for my lunch for my troubles. XD YEAH. FREE FOOD. XD I even ate a Mongo Pao. Or something like that at Chow King. Twas yummy. o: I was scared that I was going to get stranded there, because everytime I looked outside, the sky was dark and extremely ominous with rain pelting down in torrents. D: Luckily by the time I left, the rain had died down, and I had an easy time getting back to UST. I went home, and started packing as soon as I got home. I managed to fit everything into two bags, though they are kinda heavy. =/
So yeah, that's pretty much just part of what happened to me this week. XD I forgot to mention that I had crap arse sleep for the first three days of the week, as I was still reeling from the lack of sleep from last week.
Boys will be boys. The above is something I got from Coco's blog. (I dunno if she wants me spreading her about, so I won't link her just yet. XD) Actually, everything seems to be going pretty swell for me in the boys department. Of course, when I say this, that means that I don't really have a boy to cause any trouble or anything. XD Joke. Anyway. Like in Coco's post, my post about boys will be about JayZ. I dunno. He's so confusing! You see, there's a girl from Med that he had 'something' with recently, and it didn't end well at all. To put it simply, he said that he never wanted to see her again and blah blah blah. Coco and I, knowing what happened, understood why. The thing is, he goes back on what he says so often it's annoying. Like one moment he hates her guts, the next he misses her, the next he's with her. O_o Tis wacky I tell you. Coco and I have pretty much given up trying to understand him. Like earlier, I was surprised upon entering the classroom to see JayZ and her hugging. O_o Just yesterday he had said that he didn't want to see her in SM or anything. Okaaay. The thing that bothers me the most is... I've had a lot of weird moments with JayZ. Like there are times when I'm leaning against the wall, then he'll come up to me and lean in close. Or when I'm sitting down, he'll sit beside me and hold me by the chin and make me look at him. Or other times he'll come up behind me and hug me around the waist. While I do admit that it feels nice (I'm a touchy feely person. Malambing ako. X3), emotionally it doesn't mean anything to me, and since he does it so often, I just lift an eyebrow. Of course, sometimes this just leads to him gazing into my eyes, and we end up staring at each other. It's after this that I punch him in the stomach. *rolls eyes* It was just today when I was on my way home that I really thought about what he was doing, and I got really annoyed. XP He's got Skye, why does he need to do that with me? (Not that I'm jealous or anything. I detest the idea that he might be using me as a 'panakip-butas'. I would honestly rather die.) I don't want anyone doing things like that with me unless they really mean it. He may see what he does as a joke between friends, and I used to as well, but not anymore. (COCO! I know you're going to read this, and I know that you'll completely understand what I mean! XP) He's a good friend, but I don't like his antics when it comes to girls. >_>
Tomorrow *looks at the time* today, rather, I'm leaving for Nagcarlan, Laguna. I'll be gone for three days, and I'll return on Sunday. Until then, I hope this really long post will suffice. XD
I'll be sure to return with a long blog entry, and a bunch of photos. ;)
Gela pretty much explains what happened on Friday. XD She rallied us all together for a last minute gimmick to Eastwood, where we planned on having dinner.
Ah the Turf. It never changes that much. XD We found ourselves in teh never-ending Fazolli's (or Fast Italian Food, lol! XD) where we mused over emo pizza slices and pasta. We caught up with each other's lives. I actually think we were pretty scandalous, as we were noisy and such. X3 We took tons of Vanity pics (which can be found at the BananaColada Multiply site) and talked about... sex. XD We walked around after eating, and still, our conversation went back to sex. Everything we did or said, we were able to connect it to sex. It was funny yet disturbing at the same time. XD
We bummed in McCafe afterwards, and talked about guys. Yeah. 'Ideal Guys'. I promised to put the full list of that on my LJ one of these days. Of course, the fact that I'm reading 'I Kissed Dating Good-bye' doesn't really help that much. XD Ah well.
Aah. That gimmick with my gals really helped replenish my zest. :D
Mm. I added something to my Wish List; a Tarot Card deck, with Major and Minor Arcana. So far I only know how to use the Major Arcana, but I could learn how to use the Minor Arcana. (Can you see the Escaflowne influences here?) I still have to look up what kind of deck design I want tho.
I like this version of Hale's Broken Sonnet more than the one on the CD. O_o Mas emo ung dating nya sakin. XDD Haaay, emo-ness. XD Can one be emo yet hyper at the same time? XD LOL. How... contrasting. XD
Crap, the fangirl side of me is showing itself once again; I want to watch the Backstreet Boys' Concert!! XD Nyaaaaaaaaaar. X3 *goes psychotic in a very Rabid Fan Girl way* 90s music please! I really miss the 90s. Hahaha! Crap. I want to go, though I don't think I can get a hold of a decent ticket now. D: And the Ticket World website won't load. =/ Bah.
OH! I'm on a quest for Almond Joy milk chocolate candy bars. <3 Give me one and I will definitely love you forever. <3!
Today... I had my History and Sociology exams. MUCH to my surprise, both exams were pushovers. I finished both of them in roughly an hour. >:D Yebah. After that, I waited for Winkei at the main building, where I picked up Cai's CDs. Coco had to go home, so I ended up eating in KFC, then commuting home.
I got home then.. used the PC.. then.. Mum called me to go outside. O_o 'Uh, ok..' So I went outside, and there stood my family, tinkering with my brother's Airsoft guns. o_o
Mum: Ria! Come out! I want you to try this. *hands over the AK47* Ria: What? XD Mum: Try it! It's fun! :D
I dashed back upstairs and got my camera, then went outside. XD
Mum with the AK47
Me with the AK47 and Jeth with the Glock
Me with the Glock
Mum and Dad XD
Just a reminder, these aren't real guns. XD They're BB guns, though they are quite heavy. O_o They look real too. So anyway... I conclude that my family is completely demented. We're also a bunch of warfreaks. Imagine what it looked like to the neighbors, parading around in the dark with guns. XDD Ahh yeah. XD
The hyperness has faded. Dang, those Almond Joys really pack a punch. X3 Gah. I have my exams in Asian and Economics tomorrow. I'm so dead. X3
Weird Phone Calls Listening to: Maaya Sakamoto ~ Aoi Hitomi
Monday I was supposed to have my Asian prelim exam, but lo and behold, our prof didn't show up, and the exam was postponed for Thursday. D: Daaang, I'm starting to hate him more and more. XD
Blah. I've been getting funky phone calls lately. D: First one I pick up and no one answers. So the next calls I don't answer. XD Then the next calls ask for people that I've never heard of. Then the most recent asks if I'm interested in studying in Singapore. O_O
I don't know if this is the moment I've been asking for. @_@ It just seems so sudden. Just when I started thinking about shifting, someone comes along and makes things more complicated. XD When I first got a hold of the phone, I thought it was a scam or something. Then as I started talking to the woman who had called and started asking her questions, part of me started realizing that it might not be a scam, and it might be real. She introduced herself as someone from Raffles Education, the corporation that held Raffles Campuses in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, India, and China. I asked where she had obtained my information, and I was kinda fazed such that even if she repeated it twice I still didn't understand it. O_o So I told her I'd call her back or email her or something. After that I went upstairs and went to check if they had a site. (Yeah, I was still a bit skeptical.)
So yeah, they do have a site. It's kinda vague. Or maybe I'm just dazed. I even asked my friend in Singapore if the place really existed, and he said that he had heard of it and that it was 40 minutes from his house. XD
I do admit, I'm still a bit overwhelmed. I don't know everything about it yet, but the thought is quite.. distracting. Lol. XD
Hay. More things to think about. XP
Quite honestly though.. I don't think I'll go. But even so, I'll be thinking about it.
My parents were fighting earlier. Dad's sleeping downstairs on the couch. =/ On friday, dad left for the province to check up on my lola. She's really old now. Sometimes she can't even remember her own children. It's sad. =/ Jeth got sick (as did Coco), but persisted on going to school. As a result, he got even worse, and we had to call Uncle Teddy's driver to pick him up. I on the other hand commute home. Throughout the whole Friday the 13th, I wasn't really struck with any bad luck. It seemed to me that Jeth had taken the blow of the bad luck meant for him and for me.
The weekend was uneventful, save what I did on saturday in Dad's absence. I hosed the garage down in my pajamas, and discovered a dead rat (a HUGE one D:! ) at the back door. XP While Jeth was at school, I went to my dental appointment. My dentist said that I might be able to get my braces off by March. <3 Yesplzthnx. After which, I got to eat at Mexicali. Aaaah. Mexican food is love. On the way home, we picked up Jeth, and stopped by this Airsoft store somewhere in Tomas Morato. Then we went home.
Dad came home today, and earlier they fought. I know they're not perfect, but it still disturbs me. *sigh*
Prelims start tomorrow. =/
Mom and I got to talking, and I told her how I felt regarding college. She wants me to shift. Somehow I'm not that surprised. She wants me to shift into Psychology. She said I have what it takes. I know I do. I don't know if I'm up to it. Or if this is what I want. I have yet to find out. More serious thinking is instore for me. ~_~
Today was such a sucky day. XD They finally fixed the second AC in our room, and now it's even colder than ever in our classroom. Jumbo visted, and I had swimming class. When I got home I was tired. D:
We talked about the Immersion we're going to have for Sociology class next next week. We're going to Mt. Buhanginan in a small community for 3 days. I'm actually looking forward to it, it's just that going there and staying there will be very tedious. We're not allowed to wear certain colors because we might get mistaken as NPA, Military or Activist recruiters. XP Which is freaky. Girls are only allowed to wear jogging pants. XD guys have to be clean cut. We have to look 'unsuspicious'. Which of course will just make us more suspicious. XD We have to bring our own food, sleeping gear and clothes, enough to keep us running for 3 days. Matches, lighters, and flashlights. Basic camping gear. We're only allowed to take a shower at night. No rubber shoes, only sandals are allowed, and we have to gather enough data for our Sociology paper that'll be due afterwards. We'll be going there by public bus. XD
I was lucky enough to get the spot as Photographer. :D I don't think I'll be allowed to use my Digital Camera, so I'm going to try my luck at borrowing my uncle's SLR camera from the 60's. XDDD I doubt I'll be able to borrow it, so I'll be buying film for my mom's camera.
Mick was able to claim the responsibility of being the videocamera man. Speaking of Mick, even after what happened over the Christmas break, I'm surprised with how well it turned out in the end. We're still good friends and there aren't that many awkward moments (unlike on the first day after Christmas break XP). I'm just glad that it didn't get out of hand. Of course, I'm still not saved from the teasing. XP Now my friends are teasing me about another blockmate of mine. D: *rolls eyes* Ah well.
It makes me think of all the things that go on in my block. If I really got down to documenting it all, I could really make it into something like a soap opera. XD But I detest soap operas, so even if it'd amuse me to write it all down, I won't.
Lalalla. I've run out of interesting things to say. =/
Congrats to all those who passed the ACET, especially Kari, and the A guys as well. :D
Friday I went on a sleepover with my friends, namely Gela, Cai and Racine. Twas fun. :D I met up with them a bit late tho, since I got home at around 6pm, and left with them at around 6:30. We watched The O.C, and used the net for a while, before we transferred upstairs. I had fun eating Gela's Mom's Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin cookies. X3 We watched My Fair Lady, or at least part of it, while vanity-izing, and me getting all huggy with them. At around 1:30 or so, we fell asleep.
Saturday, Gela, Racine, and Maku went with me (or rather I went with them) to Glorietta, where I met up with HOL for an EB. :D I actually wasn't able to go, since it was really a last minute request, but somehow I was able to pull it off. I was late by... 2 hours, but ah well. XD Better late than never, I suppose. The whole time we were together, all we did was talk, and take pictures. XD Yeah. At 7:30 I left with Gela, and they dropped me off at Shangrila where I met up with my parents. At Shang, we watched RJ Jacinto (teh dude from the radio station RJ 100) perform oldies songs. :D I think I would have had more fun if I wasn't dizzy from all the cigarette smoke. >_< Mom and Dad danced, while I played Jeth's PSP. Halfway through the show, we left for home.
Today, I went to Greenhills with my family. We went to Mass, then ate at Grilla, then Mom and I went shopping. She bought me a pair of black stretchy capris; ones that were really loose. I have no other way of describing it. XD They're really nice tho, but they're really figure hugging. XP Nyar.
About the title. Well. Ever since the release of this years ACET results, I've been thinking about Ateneo. Don't worry, I'm over the whole Ateneo thing. It's just that the idea of transferring was brought up again. I've been giving it a bit of thought. Right now I'm pretty fine with UST. Asian Studies isn't that hard, at least, not now. It's not that recognized, and lots of people think that I'm going to be an ambassador when I graduate. XP (Which is a misconception of my course.) I have been thinking of my future. When people ask me what my course is and ask what I want to be after I graduate, I give a lot of really weird answers. =/ I mean, I give them answers for the sake of answering the question. But in reality, I actually don't know what I want to be after I graduate. It's frustrating to think that I don't have some sort of goal or dream that I want to fulfill. I don't even have a dream course or a dream school. (I believe I deemed Ateneo as my dream school solely because my parents wanted me to go there.) No, I'm not emo. It's just.. frustrating. It's like the question, "What is the purpose of life?" but on a smaller scale. I'll admit, I'm not doing the best I can do regarding my studies. I don't have any motivation. I mean, what will it be for? Why do I have to work hard now? It's not like I have something that I want in the future. I don't like thinking like that, but right now that's how I feel.
When I watch Discovery, I like seeing the short interviews about people who 'found themselves' after a defining moment in their lives where everything was made clear to them. Everything made sense. It's like finding the missing part of your life; the aimlessness of everything suddenly points to something. One moment wherein you realize what you want for your life; what you want to do with your life, and decide to do everything possible to make that happen.
Happy New Year! Listening to: Goo Goo Dolls ~ Black Balloon
2005 has come and gone.
Usually I'd post something long and meaningful about 2005 here, but I'm kinda lazy at the moment. XD I did read my past entries for 2005 tho. Aah, twas nostalgic. I remembered all my emo moments, especially in January, February, and August. XD I also had a lot of vague posts. =p It was funny reading about all my misadventures tho. XDD Haaaaay. Makes me wonder what's in store for 2006. I hope it's as colorful as 2005 was. :D Hopefully even MORE colorful.
One thing to look forward to this year tho is: me turning 18.
zOmg, the day I turn legal. LOL. XD I wonder how that'll turn out.
Anyway, New Year itself wasn't that eventful. I was actually asleep from 10-11:45pm. XD But during the day I helped my parents entertain some relatives of ours, and at around 3pm I took Auntie Chona to the airport for her returning flight to San Diego. Then at around 11:45pm I went out to join my family in their pyromaniac activities. Dad and Jeth did all of the lighting; I took pictures and played with Sparklers. I <3 sparklers; it's like holding on to a star. Most of my time outside was spent running from firecrackers, watching dragon fireworks, and feeling the shockwaves of our neighbor's REALLY strong firecrackers. O_o The first time I heard their fireworks, I thought a gas tank had exploded or something. @_@ Twas pretty fun tho. I got to watch Jeth prance around like an idiot with sparklers in his hands. XDD I on the other hand popped poppers and danced in conffetti. LOL. Right after midnight I went inside because the smoke was making me dizzy. The internet was down, so I made.. icons. Yeah. XD Then I slept after I made 3.
Seriously tho, New Years in this country turns the place into a warzone. XP Explosions everywhere! @_@ Even now I can still hear people lighting up their firecrackers. :P
Todaaay. Well, today I cleaned. ALL DAY. Twas sucky. D: But I did manage to clear out some junk from my room. Mom wanted us all to clean, since she believed that starting the new year by getting rid of dirt and junk was the best. Even though I cleaned for the longest time, I only managed to clean about 1/7th of my room, and that would be my vanity mirror and the top of my study desk. D: I actually think I only reorganized my mess. XD
Anyway, I only have two decent pics of the New Year. Hope you guys enjoy. :D