Idol Talk and C-Pop

It’s been a long time since an Asian actor/celebrity has captured my attention and imagination. And normally, I don’t gravitate toward pretty boys although, admittedly, Zibin isn’t exactly Tom Selleck. :P (Then again, I wasn’t attracted to Zibin because of his looks… it was only after we got together that I realized he’s quite cute.) […]

Fleeting Ting

The photo is of a nightshirt that Wanting came across in Walmart and bought on impulse because it reminded her of me. The 3 girls hugging actually makes me think of me, Ting & Sa Sa when we were living together. *smile* I love receiving gifts that aren’t for special occasions, but just because it […]

Hubby & Me

Zibin’s post on our blog withjoyfulhearts: *********** Zibin’s sick again. The poor guy hasn’t had much time to rest since he fell sick the last time. One day MC was all he took the last time, and he’s had to work 13 to 14 hr days, organize and run retreats, and prepare for presentations at […]

Canon PowerShot G9

Zibin got me a Canon PowerShot G9 in December. Why didn’t I blog about it earlier? There are two main reasons: 1. I felt guilty. I know my enthusiastic reports to him about how wonderful the camera was in reviews must have influenced him in getting me this rather extravagant present. 2. I felt inadequate. […]

Broken Families

I am convinced that there are more unhappy families than there are happy ones. Divorce and single parent statistics are only the tip of the iceberg. There has to be many more families as good as broken that fly beneath the radar because they are from all appearances ‘happy’. I know (sadly) too many people […]

Casa Jean

*UPDATED BELOW* [See #5: Talking fast is a sign of RESPECT] There’s a very old friend of mine whose name hasn’t been appearing on my blog because we haven’t been in touch much since I started blogging. Her name is Jean. Jean is like a stick of dynamite. Strong, passionate, bright, bursting with creativity and […]