Ziahlicious

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How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count The Ways...

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I'm a big fan of quotations. I collect quotations from books to movies to lyrics and everything else that catch my attention. Here's some that I'd like to share...

  • No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning - Native American Proverb
  • Born to blossom, bloom to perish - Gwen Stefani
  • Uno Mas? - Jackie Chan in Shanghai Noon (Thanks to Cat)
  • You will know the worth of water when the well has run dry - Ben Franklin
  • Of those who say nothing, few are silent - Anon
  • The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end - Benjamin Disraeli
  • Le coeur a ses raisons que la raison ne connait point (The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing) - Blaise Pascal
  • With great power comes great responsibility - Spiderman
  • Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal - Thomas Moore
  • Attraction is always mistaken for love - Runaway Bride
  • Fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives - Jonathan Swift
  • My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it - Abe Lincoln
  • Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do - Oscar Wilde
  • There are two cardinal sins from which other springs: impatience and laziness - Franz Kafka
  • An actor's a guy who if you ain't talking about him, ain't listening - Marlon Brando
  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt - Abe Lincoln
  • It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral - Francis Bacon
  • Faith is like love: it cannot be forced - Arthur Schopenhauer

And my favourite quote:

Superman: Listen, what do you hear?

Lois Lane: Nothing.

Superman: I hear everything. You wrote that the world doesn't need a savior, but everyday I hear people crying for one.

 

SELAMAT PENGANTIN BARU

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TO AZWAN AND WIFE;
SEMOGA BERBAHAGIA SEHINGGA KE AKHIR HAYAT...
Attention: Never wish someone 'Semoga berbahagia hingga ke anak cucu'... Why? Sebab I kno one family that bercerai bila dapat cucu.... Bila tanya kenapa nak berpisah, the pakcik casually answered, "sebab dulu masa kawin, orang kata sampai ke anak cucu je...."... Ada betul nya jugak ek?

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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The venue...







THE BOOK...










The beginning...









In between the book...








After the final chapter ended...







I've discovered yet another super power that I have; supersonic reading... Finished the book in 2 days (some people might roll their eyes, but considering my tahap kesabaran is below zero, I'm very proud of achievement of NOT reading the ending first.). I kno Marina was done reading before I did and I'd like to thank her for not telling me the story. Overall; excellent! I dunno how JK Rowling could think of such complicated storyline. But that's all I'm giving. I'm not gonna spoil the excitement for those Potterians who are currently or have yet started reading the book.

 

Baby checkup

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08 May 2007:
Weight: 3.09kg
Height: 52cm
Head Circumference: 34cm


20 June 2007:
Weight: 4.7kg
Height: 56cm
Head Circumference: 36cm









28 July 2007:
Weight: 5.6kg
Height: 64cm
Head Circumference: 39cm


 

25 JULY 1978

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Someone told me once, "you can NEVER have a platonic relationship with a boy, let alone let them be one of your close friends"... Today, I would like to re-educate that someone, YOU CAN AND I HAVE PROOF!!!! See the picture up there... The one with the 'red-shirt-wearing-tapir-but-look-like-human' photo? He is my living proof...

I've known him since I've known most of TKC friends. He was this skinny specky boy who reminds me of Harry Potter (hahahahashahahahahahaahahahahh!). But now, he reminds me of Uncle Vernon instead... Sigh... Where did all the extra padding came from I wonder.... Anyways, today is a special day for him and I just like to let the whole world share it with my old friend.

EZNAN FAHIM, May you blessed with all the good things in the world and blessed with more friends like me in times to come... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

 

Tagged by Wegra

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Actually I wanted to 'curi' the thing but Wegra tagged me before I could... :-p

Complete the sentences:

1) A person is only as good as the company
2) Friendship is inevitable
3) To love is to share
4) Money makes me feel powerful
5) I miss my TKC days
6) My way of saying I care is by helping the person in need
7) I try to spread love and happiness by joking and laughing
8) Pick the flowers when it blossoms... "Born to blossom, bloom to perish"
9) To love someone is bending all rules for them
10) Beauty is subjective
11) When I was thirteen, what I remember the most was going to Seremban to attend school away from family
12) When i was twenty one, what I remember the most was getting my heart broken for the first time
13) I am most happy when I get my work done at the end of the day
14) Nothing makes me happier when people actually get my jokes
15) If I can change one thing, I will change the location of my office. I don't want to change company, just the location...
16) If smiles were... money I'll be... super rich by now
17) Wouldn't it be nice if oil was cheaper and tol don't exist?
18) If you want to French me, I say, "@#$#%%$&^$&^%*$^%"...
19) Money is not everything but still very essential in our lives
20) The most touching moments I have experienced is when the nurse hand me my kid for the first time
21) I smile when I see Chandler dancing in my head... heheheh...
22) When I am happy, I talk a lot
23) If only I don't have to worry about not spending enough time with Kady
24) The best thing I did yesterday was hanging out with 2 other losers in between tembok besar at The Curve
25) If I ever write a book, I will give it this title coffee, cats, and boys
26) One thing I must do before I die is make sure my family is well
27) Doing the meme, I feel like taking SPM all over again... I kept referring back to Wegra's answer for clues... Heheheheheheh..

So now I tag Esah, Nina, Cat (You HAVE to do this!), Shanky, Widie and Ly-D

 

Paul Anka - Diana (1957)

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I love this song. Paul Anka was good looking in 1957. If I was a teenage girl back then, I'd have his poster everywhere in my room!

 

Trivia time (again?!)!!!!!!!!!

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I'm gonna do 2 trivias today, thanks to Esah... Sorry it couldn't come any sooner...

1. What's bothering you right now?
I dunno wat baju to wear to work tomorrow... I have to decide tonite and ask my maid to iron it.

2. Describe your:

  • wallet: Liz Claiborne, rusty brown that looks like it belongs to the prop from Indiana Jones's movie. It was a birthday gift and I loved it!
  • wallpaper on your pc: Kady's picture
  • background on your cellphone: Kady's picture again... I'm still so jakun with the fact that I own a kid... :-p
  • jewellery worn daily: 3 pairs of earring and a watch
  • eyes: My right cornea is not a complete round. It has a dent on it. So weird...
  • life: Simple!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3. What are you:

  • doing this weekend: Saturday; hang out with Cat and Marina (if neither one of us ffk each other again). Sunday; hang out with Abu and Kady
  • wearing: Spongebob pyjama pants and a pink t-shirt that says 'I didn't do it'...
  • wanting: I want to watch the DVDs that I got last week (Ocean's 13 and some other crappy movie)
  • listening: Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix (listening library performed by Jim Dale).
  • smell like: Baby powder and sup ayam (just had my dinner).

4. Do you:

  • believe in soul mate: I believe Warrick Brown and I are destined NOT to be together... sob...sob...sob...
  • believe in miracles: By God's will, yes...
  • burn quickly in the sun: Unfortunately no. I always wanted to look 'gold' but that never happens. I turn red and in a few hours, I'll be pink again.

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1. Andaikata saya tertido selama 22 tahun:

Kady will be 21 and I'll be in a glass container like Snow White!

2. Andaikata saya terperangkap dlm lif:

Saya akan menekan butang 'help' dan menjerit-jerit meminta tolong seperti orang gila. I'm claustrophibic...

3. Andaikata saya memiliki tanah seluas 100 hektar:

I will build a farm where I keep unwanted cats and also an orphanage with a school to those who need help.

4. Andaikata saya berlawanan jantina:

Never thought of this before... Lemme see... What's interesting and only boys can do and girls can't.... Hmmm.... Can't think of any....

5. Andaikata saya tak dapat melelapkan mata selama setahun:

As I'm thinking of the answer to this question, my eyes automatically felt heavier...

6. Andaikata saya boleh terbang seperti pari-pari:

I'll be staying in KK and working in KL. Also I don't have to worry about my flight tickets for my yearly Tokyo trip... Heh...

7. Andaikata saya dikurniakan sejumlah wang berjuta-juta:

I will travel the whole world and spend it on my cat farm and orphanage (see Q3)

8. Andaikata saya memiliki kilang kereta:

This trivia was meant for man only is it? Why would I want a kilang kereta?With the money I have from Q7, I'd buy Harrods!!!

9. Andaikata saya jadi penyanyi:

Pastinya hujan tidak akan berhenti turun dan cermin-cermin pun akan pecah.

10. Andaikata saya bukan bekerja sekarang:

Yang pasti; saya tidak akan menjadi suri rumah. Most probably I'll have my own business. A small coffee shop with books for people to rent....

 

...must resist...but...too cute.... ARGH!

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Thanks to Marina, now I can't stop looking at this picture....

 

Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix

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I'm gonna spare you people on the story of unreasonably long line to get the ticket and the annoying talker seated next to me. Lemme just get straight to the point.

  • I like Goblet of Fire better than this movie.
  • A lot of talking in the middle of the movie.
  • Fighting scenes at the end was good.
  • All of them grew up (even Dudley).
  • Don't get me wrong, I still love the movie....

Me, begging Vernon to approve my leave was so worth it!!!!!

Special mention to Vernon and Seetha. One is to approve my leave and one is to swap shift with me....

 

Kady @ 2 months

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Picture was taken yesterday before going to Ajie's wedding.... Congrats to Ajie and Mustafid!

 

When I grow up, I'm going to marry Optimus Prime!

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YES! You heard me right... Optimus Prime!!!!


This was him when I first saw him. I was so in love with Saber Rider at that time, didn't even notice him at first. Growing up, I didn't play with Barbie dolls. My first doll ever was Michaelangelo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. And then, I had Egon Spangler's action figure from Ghostbusters. And then, came Transformers. I remember liking the 'red and blue' truck. I didn't kno the truck could change to a robot. So that's my story of how I met optimus Prime. I was about eight or nine years old that time....



And this is him in the movie. I might be a little bit biased here but the movie was excellent! For God sake, I went to see it on a bloody Monday and the seats were all taken! Even the first show at 10.50am!!!! The line was too long for my temper to bare so I went to the Gold Class (I went to One Utama GSC on a working day, alone.. I'm a super loser!). And then I went to the Gold Class... Here's my conversation with the nice ticketing girl:
Me: What's the earliest show?
TG: Pukul 12 tengahari
Me: 1 tiket
TG: Full house la kak
Me: Aiseyman! Next show pukul berapa?
TG: 3pm....
At this point I was so upset I nearly cried... And then...
TG: Kak... I boleh bagi you seat 12noon punya show... Tapi tunggu kejap ye...
Me: Tadi you kata takde seat.
TG: I kena tunggu orang yang booking tak datang ambik tiket....
Me: I love you! (yes.. I said that to her...)
To the Ticket Girl, I'm forever in your debt.
The only thing that I don't like about the movie is Megatron. He looked like Predator from Alien vs Predator. Too animal like... Shia Lebouf was surprisingly cute. I mean, I've seen him since his Even Stevens day. He grew up pretty well....
So... To those who've seen; wasn't it excellent? To those who haven't; worth waiting in those looooooooong lines......

 

Back in the ofis!

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So... I was looking for advertisements featuring celebs for Amex. This is one of my favourite. I mean, Ellen Degeneres IS VERY, VERY FUNNY. Since Oprah moved to Hallmark, I've been watching Ellen's show instead. It's a cool show and the interviews are not as prolonged as Oprah's. And hardly any sob-sob session in her show. She's funny! Did I say that already? Kewl!!!
Anyway, I'm back in the ofis. Yeap.... Very-very-very excited about it at first but as soon as I reach my desk, I come to my senses and realized I left my kid at home... Today is the third day. Feeling much better and confident leaving her with the bibik. Well done Naziah!!!!
I have a lot of updates to do but I don't feel like doing it yet. Maybe after this week I'll be on the run again. I leave you people with this;

"My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it."

-Abraham Lincoln-