Hurrah: showered and done with my graphic design project! And somehow everything is already packed…so all that’s left to do is to send out a last email, import some photos from the past two days, and go to sleep. And just a quick shout-out to my big brother—congratulations on your master’s degree! I will never admit this out loud, but since you creep on my Tumblr once in a...
Back in the Pacific Time Zone! But it’s something like 4am right now on EST, which means this is my prime thinking time, and so I’m currently working on an Illustrator project for my campus job. A little stressed due to my rapidly-approaching deadline (boo, thought I could work on this in China but apparently not), but thriving. I’m really excited to have found several means to...
Well, the VBS chaos is finally done with—spent all day editing/exporting/track matte-ing/compiling/tweaking photos and clips for tonight’s closing program, which was both frustrating but exciting but nauseating. I have been spending too much time indoors, I realize, and I think that’s part of the reason why I’ve been sick…but anyway. Leaving Delaware for the...
“No, I’m relishing the feeling of missing you! It’s just, it hasn’t been long enough for it to have reached its maximum potential yet. …Your hair looks nice!” Not helping. And totally unexpected. And a bit of an overkill for the context…but so characteristic, smile-inducing as any/everything else. Missing you all. Three days until I finally refuel on...
Old Testament, conquered. And definitely not by my own power…I’m pretty sure that there was a good week and a half where I almost went blind every night (oh wait that was last week), the unknowing consequence of reading too much against harsh light and not recognizing this until I would take a bathroom break and not be able to focus on anything. And nights when I just didn’t...
But what, you ask, of earth? Earth, I think, will not be found by anyone to be in the end a very distinct place. I think earth, if chosen instead of Heaven, will turn out to have been, all along, only a region in Hell. And earth, if put second to Heaven, to have been from the beginning a part of Heaven itself. — C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
Back from Elizabethtown—remember when going to retreats always reminded you of the Orlando Bloom/Kirsten Dunst film? Innocent days. Anyway I’ve been sick but it only really started acting up again yesterday and thus my stomach is back to being weak, so I stayed up last night puking my guts into Ober Residence Hall’s newly renovated bathroom toilets. Always good. And then my...
I could eat green tea ice cream forever…almost makes up for the lack of sweet chai latte ice cream in the world :’(. I miss it. Next investment: 50mm f/1.4 (even thinking about saving up for a f/1.2 is ridiculous, I’ve given up on that; anyway, price difference : speed difference ratio isn’t worth it—or so I’ll keep telling myself) and a ring light flash....
Tired and currently hating push notifications. I can’t avoid this apartment stuff even if I don’t use my laptop…it’s a little ridiculous, the pace of Internet communication. And every time I reply, with hopes of reconciling something or the other, it turns into a maze of obstacles and sour opinions trying to be polite over five different spectrums of IP addresses,...
Had a dream that I was at a wedding, and then in the midst of the reception celebration, someone proposed to me. And following all the gasps and clapping and cheering, I just kind of smiled and said, of course. With a very settled, practiced kind of smile. Even though I wasn’t even dating this person. Even though I didn’t want to get married (I am in college right now…). Even...
D: DP D: last semester D: was like D: youre gonna have the best camera at GP next year D: and i was like yah….i guess D: now WE are D: hahaha — except I’m a spoiled brat and he actually deserves it. he was one who i thought would be really, most offended by this…especially since he seems to be offended by everything i do (just kidding, but in all honesty i have never...
good love is on the way
Acts 4:12 … And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. Something about this verse; I keep coming back to it. Salvation in no one else. Salvation in no one else, through no one else. Not by my deeds, not by my works, not by myself. Not in vainly seeking for contentedness, not by my efforts to gain love and...
I still find it odd that I feel physical symptoms of illness whenever I have been using the computer too much. Stomach churning, eyes feeling off (well, this is pretty much all the time), a headache growing, and then that overarching, dampened mood of feeling a bit sad/nauseous. So, limited use from now on until I feel like things are more manageable, until the overdose symptoms go away and the...
Late afternoon summer naps…why can’t I sleep this much, this comfortably, during the school year? Reading Job right now and expecting to start Psalms within the next hour. Exciting, exciting! Just bought “Born and Raised.” I always hesitate a bit with new albums from artists I love, but as most my friends know, John Mayer can do no wrong in my book, even though he has...