Friday, June 25, 2010

I'm Still Alive!

...though covered with miscellaneous injuries and the such. I've come out of our ballet's mandatory four weeks of intensive summer training none the worse. However, following five hours of ballet for five days per week for four weeks, I have managed a bruised hip (actually from a fishing trip where I fell in the river but...), a pulled knee (...??), a sprained...metatarsal? (or something), and several bruises (resulting from pointe class of course). And so I just wanted to share with you that though I have been MIA for quite a while, I have indeed managed to live till the end. Aren't you proud of me, too?

However, buried within that proud accomplishment, I have also felt the need to reveal that today was not all that it should have been. Natural to gain injuries as these long weeks had worn on, I only wonder why this week was the week they chose to spring. All at the same time. I dealt with them as best I could, but today it was just nearly impossible to dance. Throughout the agonizing pain, I frequently found myself wondering if the teacher had chosen all the worst possible combinations for my leg. But yes, I did somehow make it through the day without too mush scolding. There is the one incident that brought me down more than just a little though. During modern today, I had waited forever waiting for the teacher to allow me to demonstrate a combination, and as my luck would have it, she allowed me to demonstrate the "skip-jump" (as I call it) combination. However, I already knew from my own practicing that if I attempted it my knee would buckle under, and so I swallowed my pride, and everything else I had, and told her that my knee was hurt, and someone else should demonstrate. And so someone else did. It really isn't that big of a deal, but the pain I had to dance through in the previous classes coupled with the fact that I could no longer perfectly execute my favorite exercise lead me into a shallow pool of sadness.

Signing off, your (hopefully) beloved author.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Karate Kid

Just got back from seeing Karate Kid!!! I totally did not know that it came out last Friday, 06.11.10, I thought it came out long long lame, right? I loved it though. Every single last bit of it. Jaden Smith is soo cute X3 And Jackie Chan is still cool as ever, even in his old age. I felt it was such an emotional movie, and the plot is amazing! I loved loved loved LOVED it. I am also really glad that I chose Karate Kid over seeing Prince of Persia and Toy Story 3 (which happened to come out today). I'm sure those are also very good movies, but Karate Kid just really touched my heart, and all the fighting in the movie can really not be described by anything other than just pure exhilarating and awesome! My only regret is that I did not have drink, but the only a minor thought, I'm completely and wholly satisfied by the movie, despite the fact that I forgot my camera and so thus could not take a picture of the humongo poster. I'd have to say though, I loved that little Cheng kid, too. He had such a cute little face and I loved his eyes. I think he's a really good actor to be able to have such determination and fury running across his face and even lingering deep in his eyes. I also just had to love his lilting accented Chinese, it was just too cute! X3 And all his evil actions and such? well, I blame all that upon his teacher, tsk, for the man to have misled such an adorable child, he deserves my revenge. I really MUST buy the DVD if and when it comes out...

But before all that happened, my day actually started with a failed fishing trip. Early this morning, I slept (finally) at 2 AM then got up at 7 (in preparation for the fishing trip of course), woke my dad 53 minutes later, and left the house at 8:30, finally arriving at 8:51. Anyways, skip all the other stuff and we arrive to where there's am ant crawling on my leg and I can't get it off, so I get frantic and start shaking my leg and hopping. Of course, I was standing on the banks of the Chattahoochee, and was too close to the water, so there was algae growing underfoot. So I slipped and fell in, but hey, at least the ant was gone!Soon after, right as we were leaving since we concluded the fish just wouldn't bite today, I started having a nose bleed. Just a thin trickle really. But then as we were heading toward the bathroom to get paper towels, blood started gushing out. So when we finally got back home and I had to start preparing for ballet, I was lightheaded, sleepy, and in throbbing pain. Not such a great morning.

Then at ballet nothing much happened, except I had decided yesterday to stop accidentally giving Austen the cold shoulder, cause I don't really mean to, but it always ends up seeming as if I do. Take yesterday's incident for example... Anyways, so today, right before modern stared, he was "flirting" with the C class girls (one level under us, I'm in the B class), when he walked by me, I looked at him (he's really quite handsome, and no, don't just go around assuming the world is "gay"), and then suddenly he stopped in front of me and Vanessa. We stared at each other for a while, then he cracked a smile (OMG, it was almost a shy little smile, I think it was kinda sorta maybe cute) and waved to me. So swallowing my instinct to turn my head and look at the wall or ground (that's what I did unintentionally yesterday...), I instead gave a little faint-hearted wave and attempted a small smile. Apparently this was enough to encourage him. He left to chat with Matthew for a second, then say bye to the C's, and then on his way back to the opening, he passed by me and Vanessa again and put his hand on my shoulder and said, "I'll see you later", with a smile again, and left. At this point Vanessa told me that Alexandria had given a certain wide-eyed very peculiar look. I'm feeling slightly scared at this point... But this scenario might be hard to imagine, so I'll describe the positions. Matt was taking out the trash from the teachers bathroom beside the waterfontain. Vanessa and I were farther back in the building, next to an opening in the wall. She was leaning against the wall, I was facing here talking. Alexandria was across the opening from us, on the left side if you're walking in from the direction of the office. And, the C's were sitting farther down the hallway we occupied, to the left of me, and the right of Vanessa and Alexandria. So now that that's all cleared up... WHAT SHOULD I DO??? HAHAHA Haha, ha ha ha...ha...h....aaah (voice trails off completely at this point)

Good day to you too...

Thursday, June 17, 2010





Good Morning Call

A really good manga, too, and just as worthy as any of the others that I have posted about to receive a lengthy summary and gallery of pictures with careful descriptions of all the characters. However, with ballet and all going on, I'm alot more busy and tired than I had ever thought I would be. But I've felt the need, that even though I can't write summaries and character summaries, to tell all in the world that this is one manga also quite worth reading. It's a wonderful shoujo manga but sadly I only have time to disclose one photo here and a short short SHORT summary here.

Synopsis (short, very very short that is, version)-
The story is about Yoshikawa Nao, an ordinary schoolgirl. Since she lives too far from school, she decides to rent an apartment. But when she comes to the apartment, she finds that it is already taken by Uehara Hisashi, a popular boy at her school! So Nao and Hisashi decide to live together.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Frisbee, Whipped Cream, and Water Balloons

Long story short, that's exactly what Gretchen's party today was. Exactly that. It was a really fun 4 and a half hours of my life, and though it caused my mom to excessively yell at me for having a whipped cream scent and not giving her clear directions, being able to see my friends was clearly worth it. Especially Brain...especially Brian. A few highlights that were really unbearably funny? Well, for one, there was when, after our whipped cream war, we were washing off with water balloons and a hose, Brian and Jeffrey whipped off their shirts because they didn't like being wet. Lol. But anyways, Brian seriously DID NOT LIKE being stared at half naked. Hahahaha. He's so funny. I swear though, that kid can only get cuter and cuter. Oh yeah, and before I forget, I really need to proclaim this to the world: "Jeffrey has ABS!!!". Yep. Well. That's it then ^-^

Monday, June 7, 2010

Oh My.

Just found a really little teeny tiny baby rabbit in our backyard. My dad somehow managed to catch it with a butterfly net, and right now it's sitting in a box with carrots and leaves stuck in with it. I really really want to let it out, the poor thing is in shock. But rabbits have been plaguing my mom's vegetable garden for years and so my mom doesn't want to let it go and eat her plants. My dad doesn't care, and so he's totally fine with leaving it in shock. I'm so so so afraid it's going to die. I can just imagine it's little heart beating and beating with ever increasing speed, I mean, if I were that little rabbit, I'd have died of fright already. But now the question is what to do with it. My dad said to keep it as a pet, but I'm afraid it'll die since it's not moving, and I don't think it'll eat if it's really in shock. I'm trying all I can to let it go, but what can I do???

My poor little Timothy DX

Sunday, June 6, 2010



five hours a day
five days each week
four weeks this summer
around 100 hours in total!?!?!

oh sweet life, spare me...