Grover's Ramblings

This is just ME…being me…

Mom gives Botox to 8-year old daughter August 25, 2011

The stories you find on Youtube are so crazy. I spent half the day staring at my tiny laptop screen like a magnet because of one disturbing story i stumbled upon on Youtube. I mean who wouldn’t be drawn to a title that says “Mom gives Botox to 8-year old daughter”. Gotcha! I bet you were drawn to read my blog too when you see the title huh?

So this is the story that caught my initial attention:

Then I could help but find out more about this story;

So now she denies it?? Geez…

This is another interview she did. In the Good Morning America interview, she said it hurt a “little bit” but got used to it. Here, the kid had an oops moment when she said her botox hurt. Observe how she looked to her mom for reassurance.

So yeah this story is crazy, and stupid. (Yet i was still determined to find out more about it.) Whatever it is, Anderson Cooper summed up my thoughts.

Well said Anderson Cooper!


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Sabah’s gem August 22, 2011

Filed under: Music to my ears,Uncategorized — astridgrover @ 9:28 am
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It good to see someone from your own small town do very well in their life, and be famous because of it. I’m so proud of these homegrown talents who made it big. There are a handful but i would like to focus on Mia Palencia. Such soulful voice. Such talent. Beautiful.

She grew up being in the lime light. Always have. I first knew her when she sang at our school event. She was a couple years my junior. It was clear that she is a rare talent and who will not stop doing what she does. More than 15 years later, she’s still singing..and doing even more.  To find out more about her, go to her homepage Mia Palencia. Check out her latest album too Songs from the Jiwang Kingdom.

Enjoy one of her song from her latest album. Really hit home for me.

 

Valentine – Kina Grannis July 22, 2011

Filed under: Music to my ears,Uncategorized — astridgrover @ 8:45 am
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I know Valentine is waaaay past and further away to the next but i just love this song. Its very sweet. The singer and writer of this song is just as sweet too. Saw her on Youtube (best source of music and raw talents.) Check her out.

Love. Its a special day. We should celebrate and appreciate the you and me. Found something neat. Be mine. Be my Valentine. I will love you. I LOVE YOU.

 

Tsamina mina eh eh..waka waka eh eh!! June 25, 2010

Everyone around me are talking about football…everyone got the FIFA fever…its not really my kinda game and im not dat into it…but heck just for the fun of it i guess i can pretend to be into it huh? The last time i was so engrossed in it was the last FIFA…i had this stupid idea of taking on a bet with a friend..and i lost! This is wat u get when u have no idea whch team is better or no idea who the hell the players are and den taking on a bet with someone who lives by football…oh well…it was an experience tho’…this time round i’ll just stick to pretending to be excited but if friends invite me to watch the game at the irish pub, i just say my mum wants me clean the aquarium…I did however youtubed that Waka-waka song by Shakira…I LOVED IT!! its so colorfull!! Colors of africa mahn! The music is just so uplifting! Great job Shakira! Eventho’ i dont know the meaning of Tsamina mina..waka-waka…Here’s the vid for your enjoyment!

Btw..for the sake of FIFA…Viva Brazil!!!!

 

Impromptu weekend… May 17, 2010

My weekend was a blast and it didn’t even involve any alcohol!

It started right after work on Friday…my friend & I went to watch a free movie screening at Suria GSC…not a new movie but still it was free…Right after the movie, we went sushi frenzy at Wagamama..my friend had a 50% discount voucher.  Eventhough we only had 45 mins to closing time we managed to finish up 10 plates (far less than what we used to eat years back) but hey..we were damn bloated with sushi. On the way back to send my friend to her car, we saw that there was a Kaamatan night market at Gaya Street…so we decided to stop by and just have a look. We ended up goin from one stall to the next camwhoring and testing out shades and hats! Who cares if the stall owners looked irritated at us…we did but a pair of shades each…We finally moved back to our cars but before we part our ways and each drove home, we had this stupid idea of again…camwhoring with our new aviator shades…in the car…at night in the middle of nowhere!! So much fun! Havent had that much laugh in a while…

Saturday – woke up late as intended. In the afternoon it rained so heavy but no complaints there. I had to do some errands with my cousin. Some stuff to arranged for her sister’s wedding end of May. By 3pm, I had to rush back home and change to my sports outfit…badminton with two other friends. Damn! I was drained of my energy…but yet..no complaints still.  After the badminton session, we suddenly decided to go for fish head curry at the famous Krishna restaurant….so we all rush back home and freshened up and head for dinner at 8pm. The three of us managed to finish a huge pot of fish head curry…urgh! There goes our workout few hours before… And again another impromptu plan came up…we wanted to watch a movie..and a movie we did watch…Freddy Kruger’s Nightmare on elm st… ol’ time classic!

It was good that none of us were sleep deprived from the movie the night before. Woke up late on Sunday…again,.intended..headed for lunch. During lunch…another impromptu idea came up..this time to go for a drive and look for this new resort called Kasih Sayang resort.  We called again two of our friends, picked them up at their houses and headed for Inanam…we werent so sure where the resort is but who cares..if we end up in Kinabalu Park…oh well…we just trust where the wheels of my car will lead us. Just after  Menggatal town we saw a signboard that reads Kasih Sayang…so uphill we went. we passed thru’ beautiful scenery…ones that we dont usualy get to see. It was the view of the whole of KK! What seemed like an endless drive uphill we finaly reached the resort. It’s a very small resort built just at the cliff hill. We only realized that where we were was at the Crocker Range. We hang out there for a bit just to let the rain pass. Its such a nice place..and the best thing…its really cold..and we didnt even have to go far…thumbs up for Kasih Sayang Resort!

http://kasihsayang.com.my/

Soon after we headed back to KK and on the way we stopped by 1Borneo just to walk around and eat some donuts! What a way to sum up the whole weekend…DELICIOUS & SWEET!!!

 

Newton Faulkner – People Should Smile More March 25, 2010

Filed under: Music to my ears,My Reviews — astridgrover @ 8:42 am
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A beautiful song from a beautiful (and extremely talented) guitarist.  All this world need are more smiles…so smile more peeps 🙂

People should smile more
Im not saying theres nothing to cry for but you’ve got
Everything laid out for you
Just close your eyes, take a deep breath and start another war

Keep buying, keep moving, this city, is sitting,
next to me, well laid out, it’s gona come, one thing is certain

I can’t change the world
Cos tryin’ to make a difference makes things worst
It’s just an observation I can’t ignore
That people should smile more

People should smile more
But the lights are so bright that they blind you, just one more
Meaningless scientific break through
The more we know, the less we care whilst damaged on the way

Keep moving, keep buying, this city, is sitting
Next to me, well laid out, it’s gona come, one thing is certain

I can’t change the world
Cos tryin’ to make a difference makes things worst
It’s just an observation I can’t ignore
That people should smile more

Doo doo ba doo da doo dee dee do x4

I can’t change the world
Cos tryin’ to make a difference makes things worst
It’s just an observation I can’t ignore
That people should smile more

I can’t change the world
Cos tryin’ to make a difference makes things worst
It’s just an observation I can’t ignore
That people should smile more

 

Live like We’re Dying February 9, 2010

Filed under: Music to my ears — astridgrover @ 4:11 am

Beautiful song for all of us to bring us through this lifetime. Kris Alle, you rawk!!!

Live Like We’re Dying Lyrics

Sometimes we fall down and can’t get back up

we’re hiding behind skin that’s too tough

how come we don’t say I love you enough

till it’s to late, it’s not too late

Our hearts are hungry for the food that won’t come

we could make a feast from these crumbs

and we’re all staring down the barrel of a gun

so if your life flashed before you what would you wish you would’ve done

 

Yeah… gotta start lookin at the hand of the time we’ve been given here

this is all we got and we gotta start pickin it

every second counts on a clock that’s tickin’

gotta live like we’re dying

We only got 86 400 seconds in a day

to turn it all around or throw it all away

we gotta tell ’em that we love ’em while we got the chance to say

gotta live like we’re dying

 

And if your plane fell out of the skies

who would you call with your last goodbyes

should be so careful who we live out our lives

so when we long for absolution there’ll no one on the line

 

Yeah… gotta start lookin at the hand of the time we’ve been given here

this is all we got and we gotta start pickin it

every second counts on a clock that’s tickin’

gotta live like we’re dying

We only got 86 400 seconds in a day

to turn it all around or throw it all away

we gotta tell ’em that we love ’em while we got the chance to say

gotta live like we’re dying

 

Like we’re dying oh– like we’re dying [x2]

 

We only got 86 400 seconds in a day

to turn it all around or throw it all away

we gotta tell ’em that we love ’em while we got the chance to say

gotta live — like we’re dying

 

We never know a good thing till it’s gone

you never see a crash until it’s head on

all those people right when we’re dead wrong

you never know a good thing till it’s gone

 

Yeah… gotta start lookin at the hand of the time we’ve been given here

this is all we got and we gotta start livin it

every second counts on a clock that’s tickin’

gotta live like we’re dying

We only got 86 400 seconds in a day

to turn it all around or throw it all away

we gotta tell ’em that we love ’em while we got the chance to say

gotta live like we’re dying

 

Like we’re dying oh — like we’re dying [x2]

 

We only got 86 400 seconds in a day

to turn it all around or throw it all away

we gotta tell ’em that we love ’em while we got the chance to say

gotta live like we’re dying live like we’re dying [Fade out]