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08 June 2005 @ 01:35 am
a pain to bring her out  
my dearly beloved most endearing grandaunt's doing her rounds again. despite all that pain, sorrow and misery she's brought me on the very first day of her stay here with me this time, i think i still managed to have quite a fair bit of fun today. although at some point, i really felt as if my knees were gonna give way and that i wouldn't be able to stand up anymore. much as i don't enjoy her frequent visits and company, her mere existence and presence in my life is still very important to me.

i remember she really loves to pay me surprise visits every time i go on a holiday. she was there with me in germany, but decided to leave before i left for port dickson. a relieve too, for dragging an old lady along with me for beach games and into the pool isn't too good an idea. she sprang a surprise on me in the middle of the night up in the cold mountains of north thailand during mission trip last year too. and made me have to tiptoe over sleeping bodies to welcome her. i can't remember her coming along with me to hongkong or spain, but she was with me a couple of times in switzerland. those were certainly unforgettable times, trust me.

my grandaunt--she comes and goes as she wishes. i find it rather trying to grasp a proper understanding of her. just as i think i've got her all figured out, she springs something new on me. she's simply unpredictable. sometimes when i get wind of her impending arrival, i tend to subconsciously get into very bad moods or sink into depression. other times, perhaps the mere thought of it gives me a splitting headache or a horrible churning in the stomach. the rest of the time, it hardly affects me.

still... whatever it is, i guess i must thank God for her. i know i've said this here before about a couple of years ago, but i must say it again, just in case we forget. i once read a christian book which told of a lady who simply abhored her grandaunt and wished like crazy that she never had one. one day, just out of the blue, her grandaunt stopped dropping by to visit her. perhaps her grandaunt sensed her hostility and decided to keep her distance, i don't know. so i must be careful not to curse myself, nor my grandaunt, for that matter. grandaunts may come in useful in the future. so i shall bear with her for the time being. ouch.
 
 
Mood: naughty
 
 
 
(Anonymous) on June 9th, 2005 08:24 am (UTC)
Re: mag, why r u so mean?
remember the tv commercial...the men dont get it?

going to sleep for awhile. made a terrible mistake bout the timing of my driving lesson. went to CDC for nothing then goofed off to settle my air-tickets, guess wat...system crashed. wat a great day. dunno wat else to expect neh....

taking a nap. tired and sleepy...

tabby
long_si on June 9th, 2005 05:29 pm (UTC)
remember the tv commercial...the men dont get it?

Ohhh don't be too sure about that...some of us get it...some of us get it big-time.
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 9th, 2005 05:44 pm (UTC)
haha you're too cool :D welcome back :) and wait wait... do you mean you get it... or do you mean you get it?? haha. how's the weather thus far?
long_si on June 10th, 2005 01:41 am (UTC)
I get it. I don't get it. Well, not in the past two and a half decades anyway.

Weather sucks big time.

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(Anonymous) on June 10th, 2005 02:34 am (UTC)
mag, can u delete the one with my name on it? typed it when i just woke up. darn...now everyone knows... call me when u wake. need to talk to u bout tat sms u sent me. either tat, if we are both outside, i shall talk to u tonight....while we go on our date with baba.

*evil grin* - long_si on June 10th, 2005 10:09 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - long_si on June 10th, 2005 10:12 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - (Anonymous) on June 10th, 2005 07:12 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - in_transit on June 11th, 2005 04:25 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - long_si on June 11th, 2005 10:25 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - (Anonymous) on June 11th, 2005 03:14 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Re: *evil grin* - in_transit on June 11th, 2005 03:49 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(Anonymous) on June 10th, 2005 02:32 am (UTC)
wahhhh....finally, an enlightened gentleman! So, there's still hope for the male species eh?

ahahahahaha....
*wondering to myself who you could b....

tabby
Mmmph - long_si on June 10th, 2005 10:11 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Mmmph - (Anonymous) on June 10th, 2005 07:13 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Mmmph - in_transit on June 11th, 2005 04:21 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Mmmph - in_transit on June 11th, 2005 04:19 am (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Mmmph - long_si on June 11th, 2005 10:23 am (UTC) (Expand)
sleepysnail on June 10th, 2005 11:15 am (UTC)
what the ????????
quote "wahhhh....finally, an enlightened gentleman! So, there's still hope for the male species eh?"

are u all saying that i am unenlightened???

long_si on June 10th, 2005 11:21 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
Don't get them started, or they'll throw you the 'Men are so predictable' or the 'Men will be men' curveballs.
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 11th, 2005 04:23 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
eh. i got nothing against men one. in fact i quite like a lot of them. and hope to spend the rest of my life with one. haha.
long_si on June 11th, 2005 10:26 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
Yeaaaaaaah. So how's that going then?
Re: what the ???????? - in_transit on June 11th, 2005 03:48 pm (UTC) (Expand)
the doobfemdog on June 13th, 2005 04:05 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
HAHAHAHHAAA. what about your husband, HAH?
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 11th, 2005 04:24 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
you should read this. ought to be of interest to you. haha.

http://www.livejournal.com/community/sg_ljers/870206.html?nc=60&style=mine
long_si on June 11th, 2005 10:21 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
Ugh. No. I'm sick and tired of this ongoing 'crusade' against the local male species. (Some) Singaporean gals aren't the greatest bunch of people either, so why do (some of them) they think they can act like they're God's gift to men?
the doobfemdog on June 13th, 2005 04:06 am (UTC)
Re: what the ????????
oh yeah. everybody thought the writer was a girl.