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bORN 1980. BLESSED with a blissful life & loved-ones. MARRIED to my soulmate.iN-LOVE with my tuscon. oBSESSED with matching colors. aDDICTED to food & fun. oVERWHELMED with 'crazy' teens. and...LEARNING to love every moment of this blessed life granted by God.



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ShangHai-nanjinG trip
4th-12th november
Council Camp
19th-21st november
Hoilday trip to...??
26th -30th november

shopping list

new digicam
jeans
earrings
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SoNgs

from this moment
here without you
i live my life for you

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era
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Thursday, May 19


* For moments like these *

Eversince exams & marking turmoil are over..I find myself...ermm...so free...with nothing to do...haha...
Lets hope no one of "authority" reads this and think tt I'm slacking...hiakz2... But its not like i'm shirking my responsibilities...I did all that I'm suppose to do what....and on time on target....so the free time is mine to enjoy...

Lets see....I'm home as early as 2pm....I sleep...till I can't sleep no more... I go out and come back only at abt 12...watch movies....go the beach...shop.......this is the life man!!!...these rare moments.....
And the next best thing is .....this coming weekend is a long one...GO VESAK DAY!!! Wohoo!! Then a few days later.....holidays.....here I come......

I really treasure these moments....who says teaching is a horrible career.....??!! You just have to learn to have your moments....and for moments like these some people wait....and wait...my say on this is ....grab it...make it happen...don't wait no more....

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 9:09:00 PM

Wednesday, May 18


* Two Mummies & a Cutie *

Since 2 mummies were so free and had nothing to do...we decided to borrow a daughter for the night (courtesy if mama ana)....We so missed our little God-daughter... and thus had a belated mummies-day celebration with her.

First stop....MacDonalds....and as little adina meekly puts it "I dun like MacDonald ...so ugly...but I want TOY..but the toy was an UGLY GREEN BRUNDO!!! She played with her fries ate a few and the mummies happily ate the rest....hahahahaa....


Check out the UGLY GREEN BRUNDO (will give the kid nightmares!)

Next took here on a joy-ride round the carousel.....and again mummies hop on for a fun ride...weeeeeeeeee!!!!


Ok what is THREE KIDS day out...without going to TOYs R US....so off we go...


Adina was so into the toys and so was MUMMY EFFE!!!


I really can go crazy over all the toys there..we went "uuu...& aaaaahhh"... Reminscing our childhood...or maybe more like trying to get out of it...
But the section which caught our interest most was the "household" section...And that was where Adina whipped up a belated Mummies-day dinner for her two mummies!!

ermm...nuggets and sausage anyone??!!


Mummy..I think I burnt my hand..

WE all fell in love with all the mini kitchen and household stuffs there...cleaning and cooking will be so much more fun and faster in a mini-home with mini household products....and guess less hazardous as well...

There was a mini-stove with mini-recipe book

Remind me to teach the lil gal that not all food is meant to be "bbq-ued" directly on the flame...haha

The mini MacDonald's spread...


And the mini vacumn cleaner & baking set....


Perhaps if my parents had bought me a mini-kitchen with all these mini stuffs ...I might be more homely and "house-cleaning" inclined.... well we cant turn back time can we...but we can sure this theory to a test... so guess what...


We bought her some mini household stuffs to play-pretend...and she was one happy lil gal that night...ok so nobody told her that the real household tingy is not as much fun...well..she'll find out when she grows up....
Meanwhile let the lil' gal enjoy her worry-free and fantasy-filled childhood...


:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 12:36:00 PM

Tuesday, May 10


* Thank you *

Since lulu had TWO entries just for me....I'll have one for her too... Thanx for being the lovely darling sister that you are... you are like a sister that I never had and I know you will always be there for me in good n bad times...*hugs*...

Dunno what I'd do without you...and the gemz of course.... You have been (whether you know it or not), my silent pillar of support..just by "layaning" me n my crappiness and loving me for who I am.. being around you also helps lift up my spirits no matter how down I feel
.... make me smile n laugh..when i feel saddest
.....brighten up my life....even in my darkest hours....

You'd just be there for me...... no questions asked....and thats what I need most right now...There's nothing I want to talk about..... just want to be around people who love me...and people who care about my feelings....people who would just spare their precious time with me even if its for doing nothing but talk crap...or listening to ME talk crap

... So for being that person... I love you...
and also the rest of the gemz....nana...toons...fatz...izzie...nora... .thank you for being there for me through all my difficult times..... your unconditional love and care always help pull me through my journey of life....even when I feel that I can no longer move on... thank you....

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 12:14:00 PM

Monday, May 9


* *

This Too, Will Pass

If I can endure for this minute
Whatever is happening to me,
No matter how heavy my heart is
Or how dark the moment may be ...

If I can remain calm and quiet
With all the world crashing about me,
Secure in the knowledge God loves me
When everyone else seems to doubt me ...

If I can but keep on believing
What I know in my heart to be true,
That darkness will fade with the morning
And that "this will pass away, too!" ...

Then nothing in life can defeat me
For as long as this knowledge remains
I can suffer whatever is happening
For I know God will break all the chains

That are binding me tight in "the darkness"
And trying to fill me with fear ...
For there is "no night without dawning"
And I know that "my morning" is near.

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 10:05:00 AM


* Spaces in between *

Have you ever feel that you are in place that no one can get to.... an exclusive...or remote "part" of your life that even you can't comprehend... That's where I am right now...that place where I never thought I'd be...but somehow along the journey I wandered my way to...

I think I've said it before in one of my past entries ...but I'll say it again here (i've a thing for repeating myself and turning my words into a mantra)....that sometimes I feel scared to be too dependent on someone....family...friends....loved-ones.... Maybe thats why I'm who I am... I build this wall around me to protect my weak and fragile heart.... I make myself strong-minded more so to convince myself than anyone else that I'm capable of being independent....

But once the wall crumbles.....it will hit right to the core.... and it hurts real bad... more than I can take....So this place that I'm in right now is a rumble of mess..... its complicated..... its a place that even I can't comprehend....

Whatever it is it makes me who I am.... and who I'd become..... independent.....strong-minded...but with vulnerable heart....

I love you not on the conditon that you love me as much as I do......
I love you not on the condition that we will be together forever
I love you because loving you makes me happy......
But though loving you makes me happy...being with you makes me feel sad...


It's funny how things in life is such an irony....feeling happy yet sad ......feeling sure but at the same time uncertain...

So this place that I'm in I don't know how long I'd stay...and if I'd ever know the way out...but i know that one day I'd move on to the next..i'd reach that next stop along the journey.....but meanwhile i'm just wandering in the spaces in between.....

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 7:57:00 AM

Friday, May 6


* Why I don't like soccer *

It never cease to amaze me how the pple surrounding me talk n watch soccer with such passion and zeal.... I have always been a non-believer...non-fan of the game and dun think i will ever convert to a believer....soree gemz...(",)!!

Forgive me ....but I find it silly that physically fit men go round and round a field chasing after a ball....when they could be using those God-given bods and stamina to ermmmm...perhaps.... chase after girls??? *winks*... And no pun intended but what is with men and holes...they try to put everything into a hole and when they score.... Boom!! their popularity level soar sky high.....

But dun blame these ball players....coz it is the fans, managers, clubs that help sustain this soccer mania.....Just imagine getting paid millions just for running ard for abt an hour or two..... and then worshipped like a god by the fans (esp female ones).... idolised by little boys...and even those big men....

Here in our corner of the world....these "worshippers" will stay up late and lose sleep all in the name of soccer... Using my own brothers as a case study... once soccer season is on... they will have their brother-hood bonding session in the wee hours of the morning.....armed with soft drinks...chips...and even popcorns mind u!
Well at times I join in..... not in the game though, but just the late-night snacking part...hehe... But what amazes me ....and smtimes shock the life out of me is their excitment and "screams" when their team score a goal....
It'll be something like GOAL!!...........GOAL!!.....GOAL!!...........YESSSS....GOAL!!...!!! Ya like nobody else could see that it was a goal..and if at that moment i was unlucky enough to be within arms length of either of them....they wld shake my shoulders...shout in my face..."hit" me or smthg to that extend ...just to "share" their excitement..... men!! and i'd be going....Giller!! and walk away from the madness....shaking my head...hehe...

Well....so you see... i guess watching soccer is just not my kinda game....but perhaps watching the players ...hmmm.....that would be another story for another time......*winks*

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 8:11:00 AM

Wednesday, May 4


* Teaching....and learning *

This entry is especially for all teachers and those aspiring teacher-to-be....

Recently there have been so many complains about the teaching profession... and even in reality I have learnt that teaching is no easy job.....
But I took some time to sit back and reflect on what it means to be a teacher.......

I hope this will motivate you teachers out there to continue to give your best & never give up....cause though we may not reap the fruits of our labour now...it will be all worth it....one day.....

Because education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school..... ..education is a holistic approach not just academic......to prepare the young and educate themelves throughout their lives....Teaching and education is not about teaching young people how to make a living but to teach them how to live...The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort...The tough problem is not in identifying winners but to make winners out of seemingly ordinary people....

The mediocre teacher tells
The good teacher explains
The superior teacher demonstrates
The great teacher inspires.....


So to you teachers out there......thank you....
Cause the Brightest Stars Are Those Who Brightens the Lives of Others
You Made a Difference....

:: shares a beautiful moment :: @ 12:04:00 PM