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Too Much Candy Rots the Brain

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Ever since my sister has gotten her iphone 5, she has pretty much "convinced" me to play this Candy Rush game with her on Facebook.  Needless to say, this game is addictive and competitive.  But about 3 weeks in, I began to ponder the purpose of this game.  It is a simply a tool to waste time and energy.  Instead of spending time on my projects, I have spend pretty much all my spare time playing this silly little game.  The addiction is even more evident in my sister.  With a 9-month old baby on her hand, she rather spends her free time playing this retched addiction than to catch up on her sleep and rest.  The end result is a very cranky Mom on our hands.  So I ask again: why should I carry on with this game?  Let's look at the pros and cons: Pros: - a mental workout for my brain - a social networking on Facebook with my old friends - a way to de-stress myself Cons: - waste of time - waste of energy and tire my eyes out - no time for my projects - stressful fr

Epiphany of Cuteness

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Chubbyland in Vancouver

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It's been three and a half weeks since I came back to Vancouver for my annual family gathering trip.  I have to admit I truly miss my hubby and my puppy a WHOLE lot (and some more), and I can't wait to snuggle up to them and give them endless hugs.  Yet I'm slightly sad that my trip is half over as spending time with my little precious baby niece is just priceless.  Aside from that, I miss spending time with my parents and my sis.  Ever since I moved to the States, I rarely see my sister anymore.  This is the first time since I got married that I can spend so much time with her without rushing to here and there.  There's also my parents' dog -- my first ever puppy.  I miss him so much too and can't help but spoil him a little too much as he's been such an angel to the baby.  You just can't help but fall in love with that that little chubbyball.  Even though I have my own dog now, this little guy will always have a special place in my heart. Aside from