Wednesday, June 14, 2006

"Can't Believe It's Time for School Again" --> sung to the tune of a Westlife song

Last sem I took Theater 131 under a living legend... Sir Behn Cervantes. This sem, I'm privileged to be under yet ANOTHER living legend, Dr. Anton Juan. He only speaks a dozen or so  languages, and only graduated with highest honors from schools in Greece, Italy, and Japan. Your typical UP genius prof, right?


Here's to another "feeling-theater-major" sem for me, because of a 10-unit Theater class. It's gonna be one heck of a ride, but hey! I think I'm going to enjoy this. :)

I don't know who'll be my voice teacher this sem.


The PAGLIACCI rehearsal sched is going to kill me.


"Little Red Riding Hood": the poem we're supposed to interpret physically for Stage Movement class

Red Riding Hood
In the book
Walked in the woods
When she was little
If she grew up
Or died a sudden death
No one can tell
She was brittle
To star [in] a fairy tale
To deliver goods
Crossing the woods
Without an elder
To flaunt a red outfit
When young girls
Are supposed to dress in pink
The red outfit
She wore
I wonder...
Is it from a whore?
Did it come with
Red fingertips?
Red lips?
Red stockings?
Red undies.
Did her nose bleed?
Who told [her] to wear it?
Mere instincet?
Was it bought cheap?
Details were untold
The rest of the story...
Red Riding Hood
Red in sight
With passion
Lost glory
Red is unholy
To the big bad wolf
And running
Red in heat
Red meat.

Monday, June 5, 2006

I was tagged... (c/o orgmate Jomel)

1. The tagged victim has to come up with 8 different descriptions of their perfect lover.
2. He/she needs to mention the sex/gender of their perfect lover.
3. He/she must tag 8 more people to join this game and leave a comment on their comments saying they've been tagged.
4. If tagged a second time, there's no need to post again.

Gender: Male

Must be my superior.
I'm not talking about age... but characteristics like physical strength (he has to be able to defend ME, not vice versa), emotional stability (I'm a bit moody at times), intelligence (okay, we can be equals here... but we're talking about the perfect lover right? I'd LOVE to have someone who's wiser/smarter than I. Yup, gray brain matter IS the ultimate turn on).

Must be confident, self-assured and independent minded.
Can't have a weakling for a perfect lover now can you? He must have a good sense of what's right and wrong, and not be afraid to stand up for his convictions. Also, he must be the type of man other guys would respect and follow. When he enters a restaurant, his charisma would be such that the maitre d' would wait upon him immediately.

Must have a strong and righteous character, and be full of integrity.
It doesn't matter if he doesn't belong to the same religious denomination as I... but he should have good morals and be... honorable. :)

Must have a good sense of humor.
Woe is she who gets married to a guy with zero sense of humor. Life can be a pain in the derriere sometimes, and a little bit of humor can go a long way. No suicidal, manic depressive man for me, thank you.

Must be a bit musical... and must love dogs (especially rottweilers)
I know this is rather shallow of me, but right now I can't imagine being married to a guy who's tone deaf. However, if he fulfills all the other characteristics of my 'dream lover.....'    well..... :)   I'd much prefer someone who REALLY plays the piano well, however. (Haha! Frustrated pianist talaga...) Oh and he must be able to put up with my "howling/wailing" --> as my family describes my singing. I'm the resident banshee, as it were.

Ooooh and since we're being shallow, throw in a bit of dog loving as well. (CANNOT live with a cat person!! Okay lang if he likes BOTH dogs and cats... but CATS over DOGS? Nu uh)

"Readerly" --> right on Jomel!
Sir Aureus once said that "People who read go places." Can't have a boy friend whose idea of great literature is reading comic books (e.g. Archie...although I make an exception for the Sandman series, ahehe...)

Must be patient (with me) and be organized.
You know what they say about artistic people and artistic chaos? Not that I have pretensions of being an "artiste" but I definitely fit the bill about their organization skills (or apparent lack therof). I CAN be organized if I put my mind to it... however, it definitely takes no small amount of effort on my part. My future hubby must be patient with me (and the state of my room).

Must be kindhearted (deep down) and put Country/Family first.
Call me prejudiced, but I wouldn't be interested in a brown American whose idea of patriotism is heading off to settle in the States at the first opportunity  (after studying in Philippine schools, after receiving so much from the Motherland, etc.).

In short my perfect lover is..... DARCY FROM PRIDE AND PREJUDICE HAHAHAHAHA!!!
(I DO think Jane Austen made mention of a few rottweilers in Pemberley... and if she didn't, she ought to have. Ha!)

I tag Ogot, Tata, Kris, Denden, Riva, Cass, Bianca, and Jaime!

Sunday, June 4, 2006

A few pics from the Mekeni Ad Launch (thanks Phat!!)

Tata's going to be posting some pics as well, so I'll only post the few that she didn't.

Resty (in green), Phat, Shaddai, moi, Feona and Ogot (who suddenly became a bass singer for a night haha!)

A very kilig Ogot with the gorgeous Pia Guanio (looooove her shoulders!!).

And that's it! Tata posted the rest. :) Ooooh, thanks to Patrick de Leon for the pics!!

Friday, June 2, 2006

VMV Hypoallergenics

At the risk of sounding kikay (and therefore, sounding like my twin, haha peace tayo Ta!), I MUST rave about the new cleanser and toner I got from VMV. :) (The one for oily skin... the green line) And nope, I didn't get the moisturizer anymore because I don't need it... THAT's how oily my skin is!

Nary a new pimple in sight! Just waiting for the old ones to go away... they've subsided considerably over the past several days and I'm very optimistic. This MIGHT be the start of a very loooong and satisfying relationship, VMV!

My scars are still horrible, though. Very red. Very... noticeable. :( The sad thing is, I can't wear make up to cover them up because my skin's so sensitive, it breaks out even with high-end make up that is supposedly noncomodogenic and hypoallergenic (whew! What big words! Thanks to Tata for my new vocab).

Tata says that if I don't get new pimples (and therefore, new scars)... hopefully my old scars will be gone in two years time. 

Years!!! :( Sadness. Decent skin, even with the proper skincare regimen, will take me YEARS to achieve. Haaaaaaaaaaaaaay buhay.

Oh well. Here's looking forward to better skin c/o VMV. (The awesome thing is, it's a Filipino brand! Yay! Support the economy and buy VMV!)

Thursday, June 1, 2006

Long time no post

Well it's my summer break at last, although it doesn't seem like much of a break because I'm not as idle as I wish to be, hehe.

(Farewell, my dream of going to Boracay only to trap myself in an airconditioned room and read the days away...)

Busy busy times! In the past few weeks, I've

* gone to a bar and drank REAL Irish whiskey (Jameson), woohoo! A MACHO drink!

* blown my talent fee (c/o the Mekeni ad) on VMV Hypoallergenic's Green Line for Oily Skin -->I'm hoping it will bring about an improvement

* gone out with a few friends whom I haven't seen for AGES! And had a really great time catching up on life stories

* practiced for our college's production of the opera PAGLIACCI [July 2 at the CCP!]

* read my eyes red (haha umimbento!)

Among other things :)

I wish summer'd never end!
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