So Nice Soju – Green Grape or Grapefruit? (Philippine Soju)

During the holidays, while my wife grabbed her non-alcoholic sparkling grape juice, I took two soju off the shelf.

So Nice Soju Grapefruit flavor.

Last year, I also bought this as a last-minute decision. I was originally planning to try new flavors this time, but there were limited choices available at the store. There was the original unflavored one, green grape and grape fruit.

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Exhausting

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My life is being squeezed from me,
Hurray for toxic misery.
Each move, under scrutiny,
We’ll hear darkness’ victory.

My tiny corner, getting smaller,
With bombs all over the floor.
One tiny flinch and it’s all over,
I’m shaken down to my core.

I cannot breath, it’s suffocating,
Eyes watching my every move,
This heavy burden is weighing,
My grief can only prove.

This nightmare is just starting,
I see no end in sight.
This hell is never-ending,
I must endure this plight.

The demons laugh at my despair,
Their glee is in the air.
Respite is found nowhere,
I’m left with pure despair.





Using Untested Technology

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from watching movies regarding this – it’s that using something that you haven’t tested before can either work incredibly, or fail miserably…

As for our case, it failed badly.

My wife decided to use the induction stove she has been storing last weekend to cook a dish up. We pushed buttons and got it to cook, but then the pan started to smoke and we could smell something burning!

Ah, it was set too high!

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No Challenges This Year

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When the last quarter of the year rolls in, I usually am busy with a couple of creative challenges… there’s Inktober for October, and NANOWRIMO for November.

This year, however, I haven’t done anything for inktober. I’ve been busy, and frankly, I don’t feel very creative. I don’t even have a spot to draw quietly.

When we had a store, I was sometimes left alone and while every once in a while someone would stop me from working, at least I was sitting alone and was able to work on my scribbles.

I thought that with more free time, I would be able to work on my art. Unfortunately, that did not happen. I ended up not having any time to myself, and I don’t even have a place to draw.

I’m not even feeling optimistic for NANOWRIMO. Not only do I not have an idea on what to write, but I really don’t feel like writing anything. I don’t feel safe writing anything.

I hope you guys are doing well.

Later.

Back to Square One

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I don’t know how to start this so I’m just going to go ahead…

Since I have no one to talk to this about, I’m going to rant in here.

It has been 4 years since the major interior works our house was completed. The endeavor put me in deep debt and also cut our spending money really hard. We were slowly recovering from it, and as of now, some of my debts have been reduced.

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Look, a Blog Post!

Hello, everyone!

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First off, apologies for the sudden absence… I just haven’t been up to writing and blogging lately…

It’s just that my thoughts are a mess and writing them down, and much more – letting other people read said mess, does not seem right…

Anyway, some updates…

I got myself fully vaccinated this month. My wife is too scared of needles to get vaccinated, though.

My old drawing tablet (wacom pen and touch) died suddenly and so, I ended up buying a wacom one tablet this month… unfortunately, since the laptop we have is too old, the pen pressure on that thing is not working…

I am seriously feeling the pressure of my financial condition…

That’s all for now!

If you wish to support me, aside from following this blog, please consider checking out my Ko-Fi page, or drop by my redbubble shop.

Buy Me a Coffee at ko-fi.com

I hope you have a nice day.

Later!

We Deal With Life Differently

My life ain’t exactly peachy, though it really irks me when people misunderstand how I deal with my many trials and tribulations.

One cannot fully understand the inner workings of another person. Heck, we can’t even understand our own selves, so how can we be expected to understand how others think and feel.

It can, therefore, be a bit irritating when people try to pick apart my way of doing things.

I say this – I do not wish to exert too much energy on things I do not have control over. I can be pissed about it, yes, but if there’s nothing I can do about it, I’d rather exert my energy on other more important things.

You probably have your own way of dealing with these… things.

Kentaro Miura, Berserk Author Passes Away at 54

Berserk creator Kentaro Miura has passed away – Critical Hit

I have been a big fan of Berserk ever since I started to read the manga a few years ago.

It has been so long since I started, and I am not sure if I have watched the anime.

It saddens me to hear that its author, Kentaro Miura passed away.

Berserk has been such an amazing manga – the story, the characters, and the art – there has been much passion put into this.

Only one ending. kentaro miura passed away recently, sad times. RIP to kentaro and one of my favorite mango series ever..

Rest in peace, and thank you for Berserk.

Link: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2021-05-19/berserk-manga-creator-kentarou-miura-passes-away-at-54/.172988

Climbing The Steep Learning Curve

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Last night, I started studying on more advanced video editing software.

To make a long story short, my brain practically melted in my head as I watched a handful of tutorials on the basics of 2D animation. It’s mostly due to the different program’s interface, and layout, and also me not knowing what to do.

There were times where the tutorial I found moved quickly, and I was unable to follow, making me have to rewind and replay the video a couple of times. I also had to repeat the starting process a couple of times because I did not know what in the world I was doing.

By the way, I am studying Blender – a free to use 3D animation and video editing software.

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