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currently reading:

Grayson #6



i actually have the flash variant cover by Jock





(thanks, other realms!)

but i think the slime green spiral (spyral?) is really cool.

this issue is great... finally get an idea of what all the body parts are being collected for.  but really there is only one thing that needs to be said:



(scans via: http://www.adventuresinpoortaste.com/2015/01/14/is-it-good-grayson-6-review/)

also, helena is getting annoyed with dick's chit-chat.  :(
it's the best part!  he's so good with the corny jokes!  i guess opposites attract.


also reading:

The Twelve Caesars

surprisingly, less painful to read than anticipated.  it's kind of like the trashy celebrity gossip magazine of the ancient roman era.  each emperor starts as a kind of he did such-and-such with the senate and won such-and-such batttle, but everything eventually ends up with their depraved sexual preferences and how much they bribed supporters.
for example, Tiberius had boys swim in his pool and pretend they were fish and nibble at him. what a pervert.
there is one pun that is mentioned near the end of the book and i can't get over its cleverness!  Domition (who interestingly suffers from damnatio memoriae, hence my own joke here) liked to build statues and memorials and had a particular fondness for arches.  so many arches!  that he started going broke... and some one grafittied an arch with the word "arci" which means "arch" in latin.  BUT it was written with greek letters.  and "arci" in greek means "enough!".  haha!!

currently listening to this awesome album from 2012:



i like the song The End of All Life (the last track) but i recommend to listen from top to bottom seamless so you can enjoy the three segues!  also check out the track titles, they are pretty clever.

LOOP LINE

i just got home from a really really long day.
i try to stay more vigilant at night because more weirdos are lurking about.
but it was a REALLY long day.
and it was cool and dark and quiet and i dosed off on the bus ride home.
and i woke up and the sign in the bus said 11:39 PM 

\(ʘᗩʘ’)/ 

my heart started pounding!
how long have i been on the bus?!
WHERE AM I?!

and then the sign flipped over to show the date... which was 1/1/97

ε-(´・`) フ  phew! 


i checked my watch and i had actually only snoozed for 15 minutes.

bendy things and cheese

today i was rewriting my physics notes and fell asleep at the table.  and i had a dream i was doing contortion.  it was really cool!  i was even amazed in my dream, "this should be hard but it's not because i'm dreaming!"  specifically, i was doing this (lucky hell is such a doll):




i also dreamt that i was doing this:




on the pillar of my back porch.  specifically the jade split, even though i've never tried it before.  strange.
what does it mean? too much physics and not enough exercise?  haha.


other random things:

something i learned in school this week: did you know there is an ancient greek/roman practice of cheese divination?!  you cut open a cheese and find omens in the shapes of the holes and mold.  fascinating.

last night morning rounds was just starting and no one else was around in the lab.  ER called for an incoming code so i went down myself to standby.  the g man was like OK GUYS BUS IS ARRIVING IN FIVE MINUTES SO WE ARE GOING TO WHEEL HIM IN TO BED ONE.  HAVE EKG ON THE RIGHT AND LAB ON THE LEFT.  GOING TO GET TEMP, PRESSURE, PULSE, WEIGHT THEN SHIP HIM OFF TO CAT SCAN.  and amazingly, that's exactly what happened!  calvary rolled in, stuck him and got the blood, ekg guy came in and put the stickers on him and then off to cat scan!  in and out in 20 minutes.  so satisfying when things go as planned. the g man was like, "got him on the first stick?  damn, they hide all the ringers up in the lab!"  haha!  its true, i don't get out to do phlebotomy as often as i used to.  lucky for me the guy had good veins. but we won't tell the g man- better to let the nursies think all the lab people (even the techs) are rock stars. ;D

this thing came in the mail

PERFECT LIGHT



makes any tired day more exciting.  kind of song that makes you want to run around and destroy everything!

happy chinese new year,
time to dive into my ginger gau.

DIESES WOCHENENDE

------- written on 2/16/15--------------


five day stretches at work are the worst!  i do NOT envy people with m-f work weeks.  you have to mix it up to stay sane!  have a tuesday-wednesday off once in a while. :3
anyway, this was my monthly five day stretch and it was not fun.  also, i pulled a little over time covering for some sick co workers.  again, i don't mind, it's just... hard.  i did a 10hr shift, then went to UH for 6 hours and then research meeting for three hours and then i got home and everyone was gone, celebrating choy cheng without me, and i took a two hour nap and then i had to go to work again.  and people tell me they are tired because they stayed up until 3am writing a paper for class. boo hoo,  suck it up, bitches.  i never complain to any of my classmates or coworkers in person!

but, my hard work pays off...

on saturday when i got home i slept in for a few hours then met up with le boyfriend & co for our own chinese new year fun.  we ate... too much food.  and ran into a lot of old friends.  i was hoping not to run into certain relatives (and i didn't) but instead was pleasantly surprised to see the great sage and lab tech mike lau.  i got a new amulet since the one i got last new year i gave to a dear friend who needed a little luck.  i chose a gourd for "life survival".  i think i'll tie it to my bicycle. :)

after that we watched a kung fu movie (we were talking about andy lau films), Detective Dee and the phantom flame.  it's a 7th century china mystery!  there is a little bit of "magic" involved (there is a talking deer, for one) but for the most part, it's like watching a modern day crime drama except everyone dresses really nice and no one carries guns.  fun!



here's a longer synopsis: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1123373/

... but i would just recommend watching it to avoid too much spoilers.  it's on netflicks if you have that thing.  it's in mandarin with english subs and also has tony leung in it!

on sunday, le boyfriend took me to see Kingsman: The Secret Service.  i saw the trailer many months ago and never forgot about it!  just like when i first saw the trailer for suckerpunch, i am probably the most annoying girlfriend ever, reminding him the THIS AWESOME MOVIE IS COMING OUT SOON AND I MUST SEE IT.  and kingsman did not disappoint!!!!!!!!!!  it's super new so i won't spoil anything.  my only commentary is unexpected gentlemen badass really good female villain with ultra violent fun fight scenes i want to see it again.  i can't believe it only got 2 stars in the newspaper?!???!  take it as face value, live out your british super spy fantasies and just enjoy the movie.  5 stars from me!!



bis bald!


WE'RE JUST VEGETABLES

i can't even think right now, it's been a looooooong day.  i hate fridays.
here are some things i've been watching lately, i'll let the videos do the talking.


the mom is so cute, "wear your helmet!"

Azores Fixed 2013 from Azores Fixed on Vimeo.

play this game on tv?  i think i could.  oculus rift?  HELLLLLLL NO!  too scary!



love this cover!  better than joey ramone, i think!  (and still missing benjamin curtis.  sviib will never be the same without you.)



my absolute favorite food show on tv.  it's so deep but not pretentious.  just honest and passionate.  (also, if you don't know, i really like the flavor of burnt food.  i particularlly liked this episode about fire cooking.  charred IS a flavor.  and it's an art to get it just right!)



HAIM is up for a grammy~ they harmonize so well!  ♡



lgc!!  looking hot, girls!





PS-
have you guys watched Sirens on USA?  season 2 just started and fuuuuuuuk it is funny! i need to go back and watch season 1!

INSTANT TIME MACHINE!

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