Get good grades in school, get a scholarship, get into university, graduate, get a high salary job, build a house by a lake, let Mom and Dad move in with me, live happily ever after. That was my ultimate goal in life. Absolutely focused, and simplistic. It was not an impossible dream. I was top […]Read More I’m Not Stupid, Just A Little Less Smart
Every ounce of strength To defy the opposing forces Every mental dam To keep the floods of troubled thoughts at bay Not mine But an extrinsic strength This reassuring Father Omniscient, omnipresent.Read More Extrinsic Strength, Possible Things
Feeling in the mood to have an activity-packed day, I headed for grocery shopping at Kinta City with Mom. Right after getting a sundae to satisfy my hunger pangs, I saw a man in a white T-shirt with a hat walking alongside another man. Hm, I thought, his gait and fashion sense seemed familiar. And […]Read More We Must Be Crazy
Having your name engraved on something is always cooler than having it written, printed or painted, especially when it is artistically done. I maniacally like labelling my name on objects with black Sharpies for no explainable reason. So, when I received a Parker IM Gold Trim Brushed Metal Ballpoint pen with my name engraved on […]Read More Engraving
The Lotus Eater by W. Somerset Maugham. We’ve studied it, we believe we understood it; but what is a lotus-eater? In Greek mythology, the lotus-eaters were a race of people described in the Odyssey who lived in a drugged, indolent state from feeding on the narcotic lotus plant. But a lotus-eater is also a lazy […]Read More Me – A Lotus Eater?
I’ve already tried out Matthew Gray Gubler’s unconventional style of drawing – shaky undefined lines, detailed wrinkles, and lots of eye bags. I could consider it a successful experiment/attempt. And the end result after several weeks was The 9 Episodes of Boredom. I snagged a black Stabilo point 88 from my brother’s room to fill […]Read More Stereotyping