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NaNoDrawMo 2013

What. Am. I. Thinking. I'm trying NaNoDrawMo again, though next year I might make it "Inktober" instead, too many holidays in November. I'm going out of town (the country, no less), and I don't have time for anything nowadays. Then again I've been suffering from not creating since I started my new job in April, and I need to make it a... Read more →
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Part 1: “Who The Hell Is Eason Chan” and My Long History of C-Pop Love

Well, aside from who Eason Chan is to the world (King of Asian Pop, or #6 in the 2013 Forbes China Celebrity Top 100 List) I can tell you who Eason Chan is to me - and why it's so complicated that I'm now going to his concert in Vancouver in December. My Early Chinese Pop Days I discovered Eason's music in 1998 or 1999, almost 15 years... Read more →
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Salju, my “Chicken”, 1999-2014

I am writing this post because I'm having a damn hard time coming to terms with losing my Salju. Even though I posted the photos on Facebook of her (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)  and on Instagram, and cried at the condolences I received from loving friends, I never really acknowledged or came to terms with losing her. I keep pushing it away. I never... Read more →
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My 2013 in Music

What did you do this year that you’d never done before? What one thing made your year immeasurably more satisfying? Did you fall in love this year? What did you get really, really, really excited about? The Eason Chan concert answers these. Hands-down. I wrote 30 posts in 30 days about it, traveled to another country for it,... Read more →