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Cereal and Perfection

I’ve often had many cereal fails wherein you put too much milk and after a few minutes all the cereal becomes soggy and gross. (maybe there are people who like soggy cereal but I DON’T)

And then one day I thought to myself, why not put a lot less milk(not all the way filled up), it could save me milk for later.

Then the MAGIC happened.

Lo and behold, the cereal was covered with a nice amount of milk but still CRUNCHY at the same time.

For those of you who already know of this, I’m sorry that I only knew this PERFECT RATIO now.

 

PERFECTION

How would you even describe something that is PERFECT? Maybe to me this bowl of cereal and milk was perfect, but what is it to another person? to you?

I never really liked how man always wanted to achieve perfection, specially for women. The PERFECT bodeh. The S-LINE. The sexy k-pop girl group “PERFECT” legs. Yes, I do look at these things and often let out a sigh

“I wish I had her body, her clothes, that car, that phone, money to buy things for me and my family, etc.”

But does perfection really equals to happiness?

I don’t know. Maybe a temporary happiness, yes. But after that, what next? A wonderful friend of mine told me that he “would rather spend on experiences rather on material things.”

What that means is, instead of buying that car, why not book a trip to Greece or Korea? Instead of buying that luxury bag, why not save it for that weekend getaway with friends? It may not be the perfect life, but it would be a very happy and fulfilling one, don’t you agree?

Anyway these are just my thoughts. how about you? What is perfection to you? What are some perfect moments in your life you’d like to share? I’d love to hear from you! 🙂

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”
-Salvador Dali

The Wallpaper Project: Day 15,16,17

I apologize for the lack of posts for the past few days, but I made up for it by making 3 wallpapers.

I really love that quote from the book “The Joy Luck Club”

“I looked in the mirror, I was strong. I was pure. I had genuine thoughts inside that no one could see, that no one could ever take away from me. I was like the wind. And then I draped the large embroidered red scarf over my face and covered these thoughts up. But underneath the scarf I still knew who I was. I made a promise to myself: I would always remember my parents’ wishes,

but I would never forget myself.

Lindo Jong from The Joy Luck Club

Reading good quotes everyday is somehow making me a better person. It helps me think more positively about life. Why not do that too?

Download an app or go to a quotes website and just read some quotes you like. You never know, maybe it’ll make your day a little brighter. 🙂

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

The Joy Luck Club

1993

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Produced by Ronald Bass, Amy Tan, Patrick Markey

based on the New York Times bestseller “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan

Let me just say this is a film that is close to my heart, being Chinese and Filipino. The emotion and tension felt between the mothers and daughters in the film is as real as you can get if you look at most Chinese mother-daughter relationships.(pretty darn awkward indeed in my case)

I suggest if you haven’t read the book yet, to go out and read it, its whimsical and touching in a cultural way(specially if you know a bit of chinese). It is an excellent read.


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The Wallpaper Project: Day 12

Le independence day has yet again come upon my country(the Philippines). People greet or shout “Happy Independence Day“, but are we really free?

Day 12: Dr. Jose Rizal (our country’s national hero)

Free from what you ask?

Free to take pictures anywhere? Try taking your dslr inside the malls.

Free from the corruption that stinks in our government?

Free from the dreaded commutes due to the hellish transportation “system” of buses and jeeps?

Free to love someone with the same gender without getting bashed by peers or the church?

We must learn to COMPLAIN,you have a voice then USE IT. If we want the government and the church to listen. I’m not saying to go out and start a picket or a rally of sorts, no no no, you use and do what you can in your own way.

Write a poem, compose a song, draw a poster, design something to help make our country beautiful, then SHOW it to your friends, SHARE it with the world.

Its better to have hoped that you tried than to not have tried at all.

YOU(to my Filipino readers) be the judge of this, how do you react to Independence day, what would YOU do?


The Wallpaper Project: Day 11

Day 11: Albert Einstein

A quote for thought.

The Wallpaper Project: Day 8

aka the “i love you all” post.

I just reached 100 likes, and yes even though its a small number it really means a lot to me and it keeps me motivated to keep on blogging and posting for you guys(whoever you guys are <3)

i don’t like that YOLO word, why not Carpe Diem instead? it sounds much more awesome.
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Last day

My lovely BLOGWORTHY classmates.

Its was the 3rd and final day of the BLOGWORTHY workshop. Thanks so much to the wonderful Arriane Serafico of wanderrgirl.com for helping me really see that I can be this awesome , independent, and strong woman that I am.
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