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About five8teen

Sometimes known to be "One of the Guys", but genetically I'm "XX". I'm a bit all over the place to be honest. But that's what keeps my days interesting I guess, and I'm never truly bored. So to keep track of this randomness so that 40 years down the road I can still look back and remember what I did on May 8/2011, I took the advice of a dear friend, and started this blog.

A breath away’s not far to where you are…

It’s been 11 days since your beautiful soul left us and the void that is left in my life and the lives of many of those whose lives you’ve touched has brought about immense sadness and pain.  It is difficult … Continue reading

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At the end of the day…..

At the end of this post is the link and video that inspired this post. Without conscious thought, we live out each day stumbling over the little things that seem ever so significant at the moment, and it takes us … Continue reading

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Happy 2012 ERRbody!

The clock on my Macbook just hit 3am on Jan 1, 2012.  3 hours in, and I basically just got home from another memorable night with my dearest friends.  IQs didn’t get lowered as badly as other gatherings, but the … Continue reading

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So much to tell, so little energy left!

Today marks the end of the first day of my last 2 wks in S. Korea! (did that confuse you?????) It’s been a blast the last 1.5 wks here! So much has happened! But it’s a little late right now, … Continue reading

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Making Dreams Come True

I think it was in 2002 or 2003 that my fascination with Korea began.  It was my then co-worker who lent me my first K-Drama series, Autumn Love story.  That was succeeded by similarly tragic dramas, such as Winter Sonata.  … Continue reading

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Sorry, it’s been a while…..

Sorry, it’s been a while since my last post.  Been too busy with activities…… or too lazy to post.  Anyway, a million things have happened since my last post. First off, CONGRATULATIONS TO LILLIAN AND ISAAC!  They got married July … Continue reading

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An Epiphany…..maybe?

This song is one of my all time favorite songs.  I’ve listened to 張惠妹’s version, the original version, a million times.  But it wasn’t until I had fully listened to JJ Lin’s version of it tonight that I had realized … Continue reading

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Species of the Ignorant Kind….

We all know at least one, two, three, or maybe even more than what can be counted by both hands and feet combined, of these people.  People who simply cannot see past their own ignorance, deeming themselves so high and … Continue reading

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#1 – Remember to always bring all of your ingredients to room temperature, unless otherwise indicated.

This is an important one when making cakes and cookies!  It is always a good idea to make sure your eggs and butter and other cold ingredients are at room temperature when you begin because this will optimize the amount … Continue reading

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Lush & Green…..

No, I’m not talking about a newly laid out lawn.  I mean, come on!  That doesn’t belong in the “Things That Go In Your Mouth” category…..or does it? Either way, this post ISN’T about getting a new lawn put in.  … Continue reading

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