It's 2am and it's late at night...
I'm having insomnia. It's actually been quite a while since I've had it. Perhaps it's because I've been LAPtop-less this past few months, perhaps I have less reason to be unable to sleep, perhaps work's been so exhausting I need all the sleep I can.But tonight, I think it's mostly due to the mocha latte I had at Coffee Bean 4 hours plus ago with LAD. I knew I shouldn't have had it! I knew it to the very core of my being. He told me I wouldn't be able to sleep, and he was right. But I wanted it so much, I was feeling out of sorts, with a slight headache, and the warm, smooth, not-too-sweet liquid caffein goodness felt oh-so-rejuvenating at that time. A balm for my battered soul. Haha.So here I am, not being able to sleep, yet not alert enough to edit. Instead, here I am blogging.Mocha latte nonwithstanding, I'm feeling rather contemplative tonight. All sorts of questions are floating around in my brain.Where am I gonna be in 5 years time?
What do I actually want out of life?
What food to snarfle during this 4-day long weekend in Ipoh?
What sort of parent do I want to be to my future kids (if any)?
Why do I feel I'm OK-normal sometimes and just plain weird other times?
How to get my passport renewed in time for trip to Cambodia?
What's the one thing that I would change, if I could change my life?
What should I get the brother for his birthday?
What to buy home for the parents?
Should I get an SLR camera?
What model to get?
How to get enough money to get that?
Does coffee give you gas?
Ponder ponder. I dunno-la, 'cept for the last! Brain is dead. Not functioning anymore.
Going to curl up in bed with Wind-up Bird Chronicle till blessed sleep decends.
Wi-fi rocks through and through!
I had a pleasant surprise today!
My laptop back in action!
My locum place has wireless! WAHHHHHHHHH! No, it's not the shop itself. I think it's probably a cyber cafe or office nearby. So happy! It was a serendipitous discovery. Brought along my laptop today to work on something for work and was surprised to see a wireless network detected, funnily, named BLUETOOTH. Much thanks to whoever is unwittingly sharing this connection with me.
Me and the internet, I think we've got FATE!!
MY LAPTOP IS BACK IN ACTION!!!!!!! I'm so happy! I missed being connected to the Net and MSN almost all of my waking hours. I'd be doing something at home after work and during the weekends, and came across something I wanted to look up info on eg, regular stuff like song titles, movie reviews, restaurant telephone numer...but no WWW to Google it or look it up on Wikipedia or friend to MSN for! The agony! It's like I lost an arm or leg. Haha. Okay, I'm exaggerating. Oh, also missed my laptop cause I couldn't work from home during weekends or at night. Yeah, sure...anyway...
Much thanks to the friend who recommended me to try out Pineapple Computers, an IT chain store with branches in Section 14, Sri Hartamas, Bangsar and One Utama. The new 40G hard disk and service charge cost me about RM 450. Quite steep, eh? But have to admit, their service, at least in the Section 14 branch, was excellent. The staff were professional, helpful, prompt and knowlegable. Also spoke excellent English. What a contrast from the shop at the IT Zone in MidValley. With Pineapple Computer's many branches, It's a convenient place to get your IT solutions. Prices might be cheaper in Low Yatt and KL, I'm not sure. But being the lazy person that I am, I'd rather pay a bit more for convenience and good service. Also noticed that the old Metrojaya in Section 14 is now a Digital Mall. I didn't go in but the name of the place sounds promising, like a place where you can get a vast seletion of cheap IT stuff, best of all, right in the heart of PJ
So what have I been up to? Nothing earth-shattering. I read some books. The Ender quartet by Orson Scott Card, Dan Brown's Angels and Demons, some Agatha Christie plays. Watched some movies, Lake House (so-so,even with drop dead gorgeous Keanu Reeves), Click (EXCELLENT, IMHO. Reasons: Funny, poignant, touching, set in NY city, Adam Sandler) Hehe. Must watch-la! I thought it was going to be a light-hearted bordering on slapstick comedy, but it turned out to be so much more. Any movie that can make me teary has got to be good! The last such one was Tim Burton's Big Fish. Click is one of those wonderfully realistic takes on family and moral values. An overall feel-good movie with substance, which is, among my favourite genre of movies to watch. I give it a 10 out of 10!
Uh-oh, better stop raving about it. Want you all to enjoy the movie. I've realized that having too high expectations of a movie rather spoils it for you. Watch it with an open mind and I hope you'll like it as much as I did.
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