Wisdom to the Unwilling

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It can be very exhausting giving wisdom to those not willing to learn from you. It’s like talking to a brick wall. Pointless.

I do not assume, nor claim to be very wise. Frankly, most of the time, I can be plain and stupid with my decision-making and thought processes. However, I believe that a good and proper discussion can lead to good results. If my knowledge, logic and reasoning stands true after much scrutiny, then it could be correct. If it collapses, then it may be false.

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It Was Good While It Lasted – No More Cartoon Network Art on Redbubble

I received an e-mail today from Redbubble.com, and it was a disheartening one…

Their licensing with Cartoon Network and Adult swim ended, and so, the licensed products they approved will no longer be available after January 31, 2022.

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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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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.