Sunday, December 19, 2010
Monday, November 15, 2010
moon and stars really tested me with this job. I've never wanted to
curse out so many people within 2 years of my life. It was a seriously
tough road to travel and although I didn't learn anything that would
help me in the program control world, I learned a lot in other things.
Patience, initiative, patience and patience. I believe some good did
come out of this place and I did meet good honest and fun people.
Luckily, I was well compensated and my boss did TRY to look out for
me. There was just too much headache and hostility to handle.
Including my own hostility.. I've started pew-pewing people behind my
cube walls in anger and frustration. I am especially surprised that I
didn't curse the crap out of B.S back in those days because boy did I
come close. See what I mean about patience? Ultimately, even with that
job, I was blessed.
Tomorrow is another day and I hope to never forget what I've been
through the last 2 years. To the future... Cheers!
Posted by Hanh at 11:48 PM
Sunday, November 14, 2010
It's day 4 of being home alone... I'm STARVING... ::claws at fridge and oven::
Friday, November 12, 2010
Thursday, November 11, 2010
On November 4th, 2010, I was at work.. and created a fabulous form through InfoPath. After creating the form and wow-ing my boss, he asked me to teach him how and I said, "SURE! Also, can I work from home tomorrow?" And he said yes. I wanted to work from home tomorrow because we were suppose to meet with friends to go camping/cabining by 5pm.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Friday, October 22, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Yesterday, to celebrate the fact that i ran a report to find out what my new salary was going to be, me and the boyprend went out to "celebrate". I wanted sushi.. it went from eating at a sushi joint to passion fish to red lobster... yes, we ended up at red lobster, i didn't get any sushi, but the ALL YOU CAN EAT shrimp deal was all like yelling at me.. something about this deal is too good to pass up! And I was all like, dude, i don't even like shrimp that much... but i saw the prices of the other plates and they were about the same or even more than the ALL YOU CAN EAT shrimp... so i was all like fine, fine. All I can eat it is!
I ordered 4 plates with a side of salad and a baked potato. I ordered a 5th plate, i took a bite and had to take it home.
15 minutes later i was ready to die
30 minutes later i was ready to throw up.
hearing the word shrimp makes me want to throw up
writing the word shrimp (because i have to say it in my head when i type it out) makes me want to throw up
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Over the weekend I found out that my grandfather (on my dad's side) died. First of all, I'd like to rant that I found out through FACEBOOK. My cousin updated her status about "happy times" and then "RIP Grandpa"... i saw it in the morning while i was in bed... and i, for some reason, thought she was talking about her dad's dad which would have no relations to me. Three hours later I looked at the picture she posted and the picture of the grandpa looked familiar. I im'ed my brother and asked.. he confirm.. i was like WTH!
I called my house and talked to my sister who knew that my grandfather wasn't feeling well, but didn't know that he had passed away. My parents were already on their way to the airport - my dad was on his way to Vietnam.
I called my sister so that she didn't have to find out through Facebook like i did. She said she knew... and that she was suppose to call me, but got "sidetracked". $#$)(#)*$?! (#$)(#*???!? WTH!
i was pretty upset!
Anyway, you may or may not notice but I am writing this post very matter of factly. Am I upset that my grandfater died? Yes. I am upset, but i am not sad. I am upset because he was my dad's dad and I know that my dad is not taking it too well - how can you take a parent's death well? I am upset because he is family and i'm upset because it is death, but I'm not sad because I didn't know my grandfather at all. I've met him once in my life and we barely said anything to each other. One reason is because my Vietnamese sucks and another is because he was the old typical/traditional Vietnamese male. He wanted food on the table when it was dinner time and what did he have to talk to kids about? Nothing. Even my dad did not communicate with him all that much. So I just wanted to blog that overall - this experience has been really weird for me. For a death to be so close to home, yet so far.
I talked to my mom later on that night to make sure her and my dad were feeling "okay". She rewarded me with a "back-in-the-day" story about life in Vietnam. I LOVE these stories, as it is amazing how much trial and tribulation the family has gone through. I think my parents and my uncles and aunts should share these stories more with the kids so that we don't take things for granted. Instead, we are spoiled U.S. kids, who's parents worked hard to give us clothes and toys and video games while we wonder why life is unfair and have no idea what to do with our lives. Sometimes, when i think of these things, i feel that choice and freedom is just too much for kids to handle. That if we had to actually do what we needed to do to survive like our parents did, it'd be much different. Who cares what we would like to do.. it's about what we have to do to live a life to survive - and then hopefully- we get some sort of reward out of life.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
So me and the boyprend went out to eat last night before i pulled an all nighter for work. AN ALL NIGHTER FOR WORK! That should be an oxymoron or something, I'm not in school, I'm not an consultant, i don't get paid 6 figuers a year, why the hell am I pulling an all nighter. Thankfully that all nighter equaled to not driving into work in the pouring Nicole today. W00t. Oh. so me and the boyprend went to go eat at Mon Ami Gabbi - a french steak house. Awesome frites and stuff like that righ? So i overheard some men ordering their steaks. "Medium please." "Medium well please" and i'm like um.. i wonder if i could have ever dated a guy who eats their steak medium well. I mean, medium is like borderline and i'm sure i can convince him to try and love the medium rare... but medium well? Doesn't men=steak=mediumrare=football=men? Did that equation get effed up somewhere or am i the traditional girl who wants the manly man who can eat their steak medium rare!? I mean if they're ordering medium to medium well - what are they going to think of me when i order my rare beef on the side of my pho? Or when i want to eat beef carpaccio? god dengit, now i want some beef carpaccio, my bf's style of course.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Thursday, September 09, 2010
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
likely won't get to this very important post. This came in
yesterday... Although I did not notice the package when I came home
but in the morning when I woke up and was making my coffee for the day
(I love coffee) I saw the amazon box and was like hm.. I don't
remember Timmy ordering anything. Well the box was already open and
the only thing in it was other recycled trash so I didn't know what it
was for until...
UNTIL I walked two steps to put sugar in my coffee <3 and there i saw
it. The dish. The dish that will be filled with yummy delicious butter
filled escargo. Hold on I have to wipe my drool. Butter drenched bread
with a butter drenched escargo on top. Yumyumyum. I DO want this dish
to company my usual pate and prosciutto for new years eve but dammit I
want to eat it for dinner NOW just because. The only thing holding me
back is that we cannot find escargot at any of the supermarkets here
which I find ridiculous. We may have to order online but I'm trying to
avoid that. There's nothing like craving for something and then having
to WAIT 3 to 5 days for it to be delivered.
I think I have a video of a completed escargot dish that Timmy's
brother made when we visited in California. I will try to post it to
make the drool factor x 100000!
Posted by Hanh at 2:55 PM
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Monday, September 06, 2010
How am I suppose to blog appropriately if my laptop is always out of
batteries and the charger is always 3 floors away and I'm too lazy to
go up and down or down and up those flight of stairs? IPhone blogging
will have to do for now...
Two summers ago when rockband first came out I bought that for Timmy's
birthday. We rocked out, except it was at a friend's house with their
system. We did the whole career tour thing. Every weekend until like 3
in the morning.. It was insane how dedicated we were to it and we
weren't even good. We all played on medium/maybe hard. Well one day it
all stopped. I think the dude's wife was a teacher so school started
and what not. Two years later Timmy bought me Band Hero and now we are
playing at another couple's house with their system until 2 I'm the
morning (staying up later is way harder as you get older. Anyway, they
got bomb songs now. A Perfect Circle, Muse... Man I wish Our Lady
Peace would join in. We played Free Bird like 5 times... Do you know
how long that damn song is?? Playing these games does make me
appreciate music again. I want to go to a concert now and preferably
not one when someone is going to get booed off stage 2 minutes into a
song. Sometimes, I feel like I'm too old to be doing these kinds of
things. What do 30 somethings do on their free time anyway??
By the way, can you tell that my iPhone has auto correct? All my I's
are capitalized and spelling is correct and shit!
Posted by Hanh at 9:43 PM
Thursday, September 02, 2010
That means i get to bitch slap someone to celebrate the day right?
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Ahh... the wonderful world of the internet. It can't help you pass hours and hours of your life by, procrastinate, stalk and inspire.
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Thursday, June 17, 2010
then try to sell. So sweet of them but I'm definitely not at that
level yet. I'm like a a 2 out of 20. I did, however, offer to make her
some cards just for practice.