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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Music to My Ears

Music. Love.

I bought these tonight.

They are awesome!! It's even H-approved, which says a lot for a techie audio snob. =p Oh and the price tag also makes me super happy. At 75% off (orig. $69.99, paid $17.49 at Target), Yin's stingy bargain hunting side is truly satisfied. I'll just ignore the vibrant pink and orange color and just enjoy the sound entering my ears. Live on, Ella. Live on. =)

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Spring Cleaning... Finally!

Life has been hectic. What's new? My inability to blog on a regular basis is definitely here to stay. I'm sure that I spent 90% of my entries talking about how I never blog. I just had to start this entry the same. It just wouldn't be a "Yin Thinks" entry without it. =p

Today is dedicated to what most people call "Spring Cleaning." I'm just about a month or two behind everyone else. I'm still adjusting to the title of homeowner, and all of the responsibilities that come with it. Cleaning is my weakness. Okay, I'm just kidding. I hate clutter, and I prefer organized mess. I cannot let dishes sit in the sink for longer than 24 hours, or else I might go crazy. My biggest problem right now is organization. There have been projects that I've been putting aside for months, and I am itching to start them now. Of course there are too many things I want to accomplish today, which means I will probably accomplish nothing (or one project if I'm super lucky).

If I'm supposed to be cleaning, why I am blogging? Umm, that would be good old procrastination kicking in. That would be followed by guilt. Yup, that's my cue to continue cleaning.

Smell ya later!

our first day as homeowners -- truly excited & we still can't wipe the smile off our face

Sunday, April 11, 2010

I'm No Longer Afraid.. to Cut the Grass

Yesterday I biked over to my parent's house to cut the grass. It's never a fun thing to do, especially on such a busy road. While cutting the grass, I realized something. I'm no longer afraid. Okay let me back up just a bit here.

When I was a kid, it was difficult growing up in a restaurant. I hated living on such a busy road, and avoided doing a lot of chores because of it. Every Sunday I had to vacuum the restaurant, and every Sunday I dreaded it. I was always afraid of cars passing by and seeing me from the street. Crazy, right? Yeah it sounds crazy now that I think about it. There's only one big window and the entrance door that would make me visible to the public, but I still feared being seen. I was embarrassed. It doesn't make much sense now that I think about it. All of my classmates knew where I lived and what my parents did for a living. It was no big surprise, and yet I wanted to hide.

Cutting the grass and shoveling the snow both involve being seen quite visibly outdoor. It wouldn't bother me so much if people would just keep driving and mind their own business, but it doesn't work that way. I've had people scream out their windows, and I've had others who look at me like I'm the main attraction being displayed for all to see. =/

Yesterday I didn't care. I just cut the grass and tuned out the busy street. Sure, I still noticed the cars and people, but they didn't bother me. I'm not exactly sure why the fear was lifted, but I'm glad it was. Maybe this is how it feels to be grown up. The worries of the past are just part of the past. I have to decide whether or not I want to keep them with me, and this is one of the ones I would rather leave behind.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Pride in Blogging

I have pride in my blog, and I only wished I could put more time and dedication into it. I am constantly reminded that it does exist. I have awesome friends and readers who routinely check up on me to make sure that I am in fact alive. They're awesome. I also love when others recently discover my blog and start following, and they tell me out of the blue. It's a great feeling to know that people care. Heck, am I really interesting enough and blog worthy of being read? I guess so. Thanks, guys!

While my blog is tiny, I do have people following. I say this all the time, but I really am going to make an effort to start blogging routinely now. I have lots to say, and it cannot stay sequestered in the little brain of mine.

Step One - Recognize the problem

Step Two - Blog

=D

I'm backkkk!! Yes, those 3D glasses with the lens poked out are part of the Yin package. Muahahaha!