Olympics Nut

Yet another culture shock. When I was growing up, Olympics is a very big deal. The whole country seems to stop to watch, to cheer on our own team–and even other countries’. 2004 Athens Olympics in the U.S.? *cricket chirps* Yeah. Nobody around me is as excited about the games. Actually, nobody seems to care that much. Another reason to feel home sick. We used to stay up even during school nights to watch the broadcast of any major sports events. Sometimes Daddy would come wake us up when the games were on, and let us slept the rest of...
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Cruise with me baby

On additional, boy-crazy note: I watched E! Special presentation/interview with Tom Cruise during my cold medicine haze. After all these years, after Brad Pitt and many other hunks, Tom still does it for me. His smile still quivers my heart and buckles my knees. Tom was the first celebrity I had a mad crush on. Top Gun did it. And it was all about Tom all the time sometime in 6th grade. I think that may be where I developed affinity for white boys. Well, actually that would split between Tom Cruise and Fabian, the boy from Germany I met...
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The Village

Brandon and I went to see “The Village” on Sunday. I figured out the twist before it was revealed. I’m so damn proud! And not to spoil it for those who hasn’t seen the movie, you can email me to ask when I figured it out. There are moments where Lucius would come for Ivy, taking her hand and lead her to safety without even saying a word, and she knew it was him. Suddenly, Joaquin Phoenix was just hot. Chivalry. True love. Quiet passion. That’s pretty hot....
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Somber

Just when I was about to go to bed, I was hit by this low grade meloncholy. A somber realization with a dash of morbidity and a hint of brooding pessimism. I think this all may have stemmed from a comment made by a friend from work today. “I believe I’m going to die alone,” he said. He was thoroughly convinced that he would never find his life partner. According to him, his soulmate is his ex-wife, so he didn’t need to find that. He dreaded going through life without anyone by his side. I tried to cheer him up...
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Voyeur

There is no better place for a subcription-only webcam than from our balcony.    Our apartment situates above the apartment’s only hot tub in an 50% college student residents complex.  It’s been a bane to our existence with noise and smokes, but at certain times it does provides entertainment.   :: Classic Case ::   Brandon and I were watching television one evening.  There were a whole bunch of “kids” in the jacuzzi, chatting loudly because either they were drunk or needed attention.  One voice, high pitched and slightly Valley Girl accented, carried further than the rest.   “Yah, like he was totally different, you...
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Lauren Week at the Borens

Brandon and I helped his 14-year-old niece Lauren escaped from Norco last Friday. We’ve been getting her out of the house at least once a month for the past few months because she really needs to get away. We had Brandon’s birthday bash on Sunday, and we were going to take her back that evening. But Lauren would’ve gone back to an empty house anyway. Besides, we were dead tired from hosting the party; we decided to have her over until Wednesday. Today’s Wednesday. Brandon’s wiped. So we are keeping Lauren with us until Friday now. 🙂 What has Lauren been...
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