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A very awesome giveaway
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Who loves Toms shoes? Who wants to contribute something to Pink Ribbon cause?

If you answer yes to both question, head to this giveaway right now. You can win any Toms shoes of your choice up to $54.00. Awesome isn't it? The giveaway ends on Oct 14th so hurry up.

Good luck :)

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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Love poem by a supreme Vietnamese composer. Wish I could translate it into English so you could understand each and every of the beautiful words. It's so damn true :(

Dại khờ - Xuân Diệu

Người ta khổ vì thương không phải cách,
Yêu sai duyên và mến chẳng nhằm người
Có kho vàng nhưng tặng chẳng tuỳ nơi
Người ta khổ vì xin không phải chỗ.

Đường êm quá ai đi mà nhớ ngó
Đến khi hay, gai nhọn đã vào xương
Vì thả lòng không kiềm chế dây cương,
Người ta khổ vì lui không được nữa.

Những mắt cạn cũng cho rằng sâu chứa;
Những tim không mà tưởng tượng tràn đầy.
Muôn nghìn đời tìm cớ dõi sương mây
Dấn thân mãi đến kiếm trời dưới đất.

Người ta khổ vì cố chen ngõ chật,
Cửa đóng bưng nên càng quyết xông vào.
Rồi bị thương người ta giữ gươm dao,
Không muốn chữa, không chịu lành thứ độc.

Maybe you can read this to me when I go to VN in Jan. I tried so hard to read it but failed miserably because it's not the kind of viet you see in mags and Conan comic books hahaha... usually they use fancy words in poems so it's a lot harder to read and understand for me haha

I translated it using an online translator but obviously it's not the same XD I thought what I read was lovely :)

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hi again
Friday, September 25, 2009

Ann inspired to blog again. Well, blog about my personal life to be exact. It's been like 4 months already since I last poured my heart out here. Not like there were any cool things in this period, just that I was too lazy and busy with Serene Hours I didn't bother to come here anymore. Shame on me : (

So, I don't know where to start. My mind is a mess now but let me try. Hmm, why don't we talk about him first. I finally decided to get in touch with him again. It's really hard because the last time I saw him in person was like 7 years ago and I doubted if he could remember my face now. But he came into my dreams so often it annoyed and made me happy at the same time. I don't know anything about dream interpreting but that must mean something. It doesn't hurt trying right? I'm going to have Debbie call him for me when I come to her house next month. Wish me luck because I really really really need it. Now that I've seen his new pictures (thanks to Google), I'm even more nervous. He's always made me feel nervous and exciting at the same time and somehow I don't think it's good at all T.T

I'm in second year at uni now. Uni is lame. I feel so bad saying this but it's the truth. I only like my History class (not actually history but I don't think they have a word for it in English) since the professor is super duper cool. She's funny and friendly and she talks about real life more than theory. I love her lesson-related stories too! However, besides that class there's none to be thrilled about, which sucks big time!

I've been writing though not much. I think my writing is less awkward now since I get to read a lot of books and it comes naturally to me to learn how to make things flow and sound neat. I'm better with conversations too (maybe it's just me but it's very encouraging). I said I would finish the soulmate fiction but I kinda lost my muse now so I'm going to move on the other two. I'm full of energy now, what I lack is just time. It's funny that when I have time I just want to sit down and do nothing and when life is hectic I want to write. Someone needs to help me get rid of this habit!!!!

Oh and this is off topic but the post is getting to the end so I have to ask: Air Gear is going somewhere cool. I absolutely don't care about anything of the manga but Ringo's relationship with Ikki. I'm so glad he now realizes how important she is to him just as he means to her life. I think he's likely to end up with Ringo. Kururu is so so. Her character is weak and bleak. I don't know why people like her so much, she just fades into the background to me ><

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what does your name mean?
Sunday, May 10, 2009

This is quite true, why don't you check it out. Here's my result:

You entered: Tran Thuy Dan Thao

There are 15 letters in your name.
Those 15 letters total to 64
There are 5 vowels and 10 consonants in your name.

Your number is: 1

The characteristics of #1 are: Initiating action, pioneering, leading, independent, attaining, individual.

The expression or destiny for #1:
A number 1 Expression denotes the skilled executive with keen administrative capabilities. You must develop the capacity to be a fine leader, sales executive, or promoter. You have the tools to become an original person with a creative approach to problem solving, and a penchant for initiating action. Someone may have to follow behind you to handle the details, but you know how to get things going and make things happen. You have a good mind and the ability to use it for your advancement. Because of these factors, you have much potential for achievement and financial rewards. Frequently, this expression belongs to one running a business or striving to achieve a level of accomplishment on ones talents and efforts. You have little need for much supervision, preferring to act on your own with little restraint. You are both ambitious and determined. Self-confident and self-reliant must be yours, as you develop a strong unyielding will and the courage of your convictions.

Although you fear loneliness, you want to be left alone. You fear routine and being in a rut. You often jump the gun because you are afraid of being left behind.

The negative attributes of the 1 Expression are egotism and a self-centered approach to life. This is an aggressive number and if it is over-emphasized it is very hard to live with. You do not have to be overly aggressive to fulfill your destiny. The 1 has a natural instinct to dominate and to be the boss; adhering to the concept of being number One. Again, you do not have to dominate and destroy in order to lead and manage.

Your Soul Urge number is: 3

A Soul Urge number of 3 means:
With the Soul Urge number 3 your desire in life is personal expression, and generally enjoying life to its fullest. You want to participate in an active social life and enjoy a large circle of friends. You want to be in the limelight, expressing your artistic or intellectual talents. Word skills may be your thing; speaking, writing, acting, singing. In a positive sense, the 3 energy is friendly, outgoing and always very social.

You have a decidedly upbeat attitude that is rarely discouraged; a good mental and emotional balance.

The 3 Soul Urge gives intuitive insight, thus, very high creative and inspirational tendencies. The truly outstanding trait shown by the 3 Soul Urge is that of self-expression, regardless of the field of endeavor.

On the negative side, you may at times become too easygoing and too optimistic, tending to scatter forces and accomplish very little. Often, the excessive 3 energy produces non-stop talkers. Everyone has faults, but the 3 soul urge doesn't appreciate having these pointed out.

Your Inner Dream number is: 7

An Inner Dream number of 7 means:
You dream of having the opportunity to read, study, and shut yourself off from worldly distractions. You can see yourself as a teacher, mystic, or ecclesiastic, spending your life in the pursuit of knowledge and learning.

I'mma blog more from now on. Like the layout? It looks so nice and inspiring to me. I want to write something!
Take care everyone<3

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mother's day

Happy Mother's Day : )

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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Sore throat again. I hate it >_<

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here i am
Saturday, March 7, 2009

Like the new layout? Please tell me you do, I'd searched around for something suitable for a long time before I found it. It's pink, so it's like me and Nai got twin skins haha.

Well there're a lot of things to say but I don't know where to start. 

First I'm back to school and I'm not really into it. Why? Because English classes are so retarded. Not to sound conceited or something but I don't think my teacher is good enough. I told Sophia unnie about it, she told the students she got a Master for English teaching in Australia and yet she still mispronounced "family" and misspelt "occasion". I'm so depressed at my classmates too T__T they're so slow. I miss my highschool classmates. My gym class is still tough like first term, or even tougher. Good thing I got nice professors for Math and Marxism-Leninism. Well, not like I love those subjects or something, but it's nice to be taught decently. I'm really really looking forward to Psychology class but it won't start until Math ends. 

Speaking of studying I'm gonna study to prepare for my TOEFL iBT test soon. I'm excited about this. I never ever studied in a center before so it must be cool. The student number will be limited to 15 which means more chance to practice/ask/have fun. I told Mum it'd be super duper awesome if the emigration paper (or whatever it's called) came right after I've had my test result. Then I can come to USA and meet everyone there ; D

My birthday is coming soon!!! I don't think I will have any celebration at all but I'm going to hang out with Debbie and Cherry. I've not been together with them on my birthday for yonks. Last year I had quite a lovely eat-out with my classmates but honestly I didn't find it fun at all. Everyone was doing things their own, chatting with others and totally ignoring me for some moments. I expected it to be good but...This year is gon be different though. I'm very hopeful. And Sophia unnie said she would send me present (YAY!). I'm such a spoilt rat again aren't I? Anywho, I'll make sure to post pics and share with you guys. Cherry is a camwhore, she'll make us pose a lot for her. Like last time we posed with bubble gum like Big Bang for half an hour and ended up getting a bunch of crazy shots ^_^

My blog is going real good. A lot of publicists and authors have accepted my request and sent me lots of books to review. I'm really proud of myself because I'm improving. I'm also making a lot of good friends too, one of them is nearly my Mum's age (and she read teen stuff, how cool that is!). Also, I got my page featured on a publishing house's fan website. Aren't you proud of me? (don't say no, I'm hurt)

So last but not least, let's talk about Boys Over Flowers. I like it sooooooooooo much. Officially a fan of Kim Bum now. I love him and the other girl together, there was so much Chemistry between the two. I hope they end up together, unlike the Taiwanese version. Oh and I don't really like the guy from SS501 at all. Maybe his character is just dull but me and Ann find him pretty annoying and unreasonable. Lee Min Ho is way cooler both on and out of screen.

Okay more later, I'm too lazy
Have a great weekend y'all<3

yay for you!! and happy b'day( actually it's coming)...
poor you!! your last is b'day is boring,huh?
hope this year will be better...

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