You are always there for me when I need you. You follow me everywhere I go. Even though I never ask you to, you always willingly come to every place I fly or drive to.
You always watch movies with me, and you always know how to brighten my mood whenever I feel down.
And even though we are separated by thousands of miles of land and water, I know you will be here this Valentine’s Day.
But alas, I can only spend the day with you after the special holiday…
It’s because you’re on sale for super duper cheap after Valentine’s Day.
Surely you understand, my dear chocolate.
I’ll see you at the supermarket.
For the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing Challenge
Phones, phones, phones
Everywhere I look, a phone sits
Even I have one in my hands
Congratulations! Juggling between club activities, schoolwork, test-taking, and college applications, first semester senior year is arguably one of the toughest semesters of your high school career. But after submitting your last app mere minutes before the deadline, and after finishing up your last exam for the semester, you can sit back and relax! Now you’ll just wait for the infamous bug, senioritis, to creep up on you when you least expect it and make you struggle with being academically productive.
But I am not here to talk about senioritis. In fact, what I am about to say may come off as completely strange to you. Continue reading
Growing up, I’ve always loved the sound of music boxes. It made any musical piece– pop, upbeat, ballad– sound more magical. I recently found a synthesizer with a music box plug-in, so I downloaded it and decided to play with making music box music. The beauty of technology is that you do not need a physical tool or instrument to produce sounds; the program I use lets me use an on-screen keyboard.
Now, I have no musical training whatsoever (no sight reading, no note distinction), so my ability to recreate songs into a music box cover is entirely dependent on tutorials that other Web users upload. It is thanks to them that I am able to try my hand at producing amateur covers. I am also prone to making mistakes with timing and beats at times, but I’m trying and improving.
Either way, without further ado, here are some tunes I recently covered: Continue reading