Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Random Tuesday Music: Strawberry Sex

Artist: Hirai Ken
Album: Life is... (2003)

This is a silly, silly video. :P As you can see, this song is a few years old, but I just came across it last week and I've been listening to it way too many times. It's bouncy, it's infectious, it makes me want to dance. Enjoy. I'll try my best to throw in an English song next week, but if I don't, please forgive me. I'm trying to be in my happy place as much as possible, and j-pop brings me there.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

the rash that wasn't

I was out shopping earlier tonight. My hands were especially dry and I didn't have any cream on hand, which got annoying after a while. So when I was over at Ulta buying my sister's birthday present, I also got one of the many things of hand cream they had at the counter on sale for 40 cents (they were holiday-scented). I applied it right afterward and felt a little better, then I ran my other errands and went home. Later on, I was watching TV and I looked down at my hands to find that my fingers were really red except for the tips, and mostly on the palm sides of my hands. And I mean REALLY red, like I'm-about-to-blister red. I freaked out, thinking I'd had a bad reaction to the cream...but my hands felt perfectly fine. No burning, no irritation. Then I thought about it and looked over at the shopping bags I had carried earlier. Dark pink plastic. The ink had transferred onto my hands.


Fortunately it washed right off.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Random Tuesday Music: Kabutomushi ("Beetle")

Artist: Hata Motohiro

This is a cover of aiko's song performed last year on "Bokura no Ongaku" ("Our Music"). I really like the lyrics in this song, from what I can understand. I'm not sure what that says about me, though.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Happy 2009

Hello everyone. It's been a while.

Some things went on over the past few months that took up all my mental resources. But I have that out of my system now, and I'd like to get back into this. I'd like to get back into a lot of things, like art. My main goal is for 2009 to be the year I start getting myself involved and accomplishing things. To this point, my life has involved a lot of starting but not much finishing. I desperately want to fix this flaw. Also, my heart is suffering right now and I want to channel that into something positive, but I don't know how to do that just yet.

It's late, so I'll end this and write more later. I wish all of you the best in this new year. :)