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01 June 2004 @ 04:41 pm
so my teeth remain uncleaned for the time being  
funny how every time i'm all geared up to go pay a visit to the dear old violent dentist (who plucks at my teeth like they're his old enemies sent to his doorstep), thunder rolls and lightning flashes, and then i hafta abandon all plans as heavy rain spills furiously from the angry sky. this is the second time in the past week that i had to give up the idea of going to the dentist at the very last minute (read: just before stepping out the door).

just now, a sudden bright flash of lightning made the lights at home flicker and the computer shut down by itself only to restart in safe mode. deafening cracks of thunder still follow... i remember enid blyton used to describe it as sounding like a set of drawers tumbling down a staircase. i love the smell of the air right before the rain comes. it's a bit like opening the freezer compartment of the refrigerator and sticking your nose in for a deep whiff of the nice cool ice. i like sitting on the length of the study table looking out the window seeing maids hurriedly drawing in the bamboo poles heavy with clothes as the first drops start, and housewives dropping their stuff, rushing to shut the windows to keep the rain out.

i remember a time before i started nursery i think, outside my grandma's house one weekend or a public holiday or something. it started raining really really heavily and my mum allowed my sister and i to go out and play in the rain. so my sis and i took turns running barefooted up and down this gentle slope, made slippery from the rain. we even sat on a little old tricycle and rode down the slope with our legs off the pedal bars and see who could keep her balance the best, ending at the end of the slope without crashing disastrously against the wall.

the next day back at home, both of us had caught a cold, and if i don't remember wrongly, had to miss going to church. and my dad gave my mum a sound ticking off on taking care of the kids.

adults...... don't know how to have fun lah.
 
 
Mood: bored
Music: qian nuu you hun theme from the tv outside
 
 
 
unblurunblur on June 1st, 2004 01:51 am (UTC)
LoL... I heard the thunder.

The next time I see signs of rain/storm, I think you're on your way to the dentist. :p
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 1st, 2004 01:58 am (UTC)
haha okay, and that would be pretty frequently this week bah... it's been like raining or at least threatening to rain all the time recently!
unblurunblur on June 1st, 2004 04:02 am (UTC)
haha! a sign of mag's visit to the dentist.

you're there for a routine checkup? it's been eons since i last paid mine a visit!
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 2nd, 2004 06:08 am (UTC)
yeah sort of a routine checkup... in secondary school and before, we always had those checkups in school, but now... i can't stand the thought of having diry teeth (not that i don't brush lah, just want to make them doubly clean) :p
(Anonymous) on June 1st, 2004 09:51 am (UTC)
playing in the rain
hey, this post reminds me of how there was also a particular occasion when my sisters, brother, grandma and I played in the rain ... Got ourselves so drenched, but nv fell sick leh...

hehehee...goes to show how u and ur sis are ... hmmm ... w...e...a...k...? hahahaa, joke, joke, joke...
the doobfemdog on June 4th, 2004 10:12 am (UTC)
YOU MEAN WHEN IT RAINS, YOU DON'T CLOSE THE WINDOWS FIRST?
tsk tsk tsk.
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 4th, 2004 10:15 am (UTC)
NOOOO my room happens to be located such that it's sheltered from the rain by the two other rooms next to it, so there isn't always need to shut the windows unless it's very heavy rain.
the doobfemdog on June 4th, 2004 11:13 am (UTC)
i meant you don't go to the rest of your flat to close the windows? aiyoh. leave everything to your maid. aiyoh.
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 4th, 2004 11:42 am (UTC)
ok lah, if yati isn't around then i'll close the rest of the windows before i go and see lah, good? tsktsk... *shakes head at never-think-much zq*
(Anonymous) on June 6th, 2004 08:12 am (UTC)
i hate the rain. today it decided to pour on me while i was walking home from my tutee's place and i ran like there's no tmr. the minute i got home, it stopped. like the cartoons always show the cloud over the head, i think it happened to me today. bah! don't laugh.
-eq
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 6th, 2004 11:07 pm (UTC)
haha, i'm not laughing! :p at least you were going home, not going out! see, i'm learning to look on the bright side of stuff! hehe. :)