Namae wa? Charlene
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Monday, February 19, 2001
Okay, the new hiatus image is up again. I was really tired of editing images, so I used one of my old wallpapers. ^^;;;
Joey, yeah. Thanks for reminding me! *beams* I think I'll try to fix it again later... And Lagoon Engine is purty innit? O_o;; I had a large poster of this blue-spacesuit thingy-clad guy from the series, but a kickass dark image of Daisuke from DNAngel was behind, so... ^^v
I'm downloading mp3s like I've never done before, now that news that Napster might be shutting down has surfaced. ^^;;; I came across this Sarah McLachlan track "Good Enough" that I remember hearing in the "Felicity" soundtrack. I love Sarah McLachlan's songs like no other artiste's because she has such an absolutely beautiful voice.
It's like she sings without trying, like she's talking effortlessly these incredibly beautiful words. Her songs have made me cry more times than I can count, especially the song "I Love You" in her earlier album "Surfacing." I remember relating that song to Aoshi and Misao and Tin's A/M saga "Of Love and Honour" ... Perhaps it was an especially emotional time for me then, but I've had a special place in my heart for Aoshi and Misao ever since. *sweatdrop*
Well, onto less emotional things. ^^ Gaile-san, I'm glad you decided not to go ahead with your decision. ^_^v And how often do you change the layout on your blog anyway?! O_o; There must've been three different layouts in the past week...! Not that I'm complaining--no, not me! :D~~
I have a strange (?) habit of singing Jpop songs out loud in class, and I've been singing (or trying to, anyway ^^;) "Please Smile Again" by Namie Amuro for a week now. I got the lyrics from j-seek.com and god, it's so horribly long! O.O!! Each sentence must consist of fifty syllables! XP My tongue always manages to trip over some annoying phrase and everyone starts making fun of me. T_T LOL!
And at least 3/4 of the blogs in my favourites folder haven't been updated! ?_? Either everyone has a)died b)gone some special otaku blogging place that I don't know about or c)my browser is being a bitch and not refreshing any of the sites I surf to. Chances are, and my incredible blogger's intuition tells me, it's c. =_=;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 07:46 p.m.

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Monday, February 19, 2001
Joey, I know! *rolls eyes* I was traumatized after downloading Netscape too... at first I wanted it because I was trying to make my sites cross-browser, but hopes of that were all dashed after that horrible experience. *shakes head*
I tell you, I have great great admiration for all the webmasters who have talent enough to make beautiful sites with loads of frames, and which are Netscape-friendly. ^^v
Oh. And I just realized that I forgot to close an italics tag in the previous entry and everything becamse italic. O_o; Well I fixed it anyhow...
I'm still kinda steaming over the sudden delete of my account... I managed to fix some things yesterday because I had the backup files, but I still don't have backup for my hiatus images... Now "shizukesa.cjb.net" is one big fat 404 page. *cries*
V-chan, I'm still waiting for your email... *taps foot* ^^v I'm currently working on the design for the shrine, and I pasted the text "Nanpa no Kokoro" on it... It looks strange. o_<;;
Selenity, sorry that I haven't replied to your email! I'll do it soon, I promise! ^_^v

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 09:26 a.m.

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Sunday, February 18, 2001
Argh, I'm having trouble with the tables in the adoption centre. I can't remember how I did them the first time round!! Now everything looks so messed up... T_T
But I'm feeling better now anyway. The hiatus image I put up wasn't exactly pretty. I'll make a new one tomorrow.
Anyhow, on to something less sucky server related. I finally got my 14th Ayashi no Ceres volume!! *goes off in a corner to cry* It was soo sad... so sad. *sniffle* And I ordered the first five volumes of a manga that runs in ASUKA, as well as the 10th volume of Karekano, as well as some other misc manga!! *biigg smile* Nothing cheers me up faster than shiny new manga!! *__*
And...about my XX shrine, I finally came up with a name. "Nanpa no Kokoro." Does that sound dumb or what?! *lmao* Has anyone else got a better idea? And what's Japanese for "His heart"? I might want to use that... Anna, where are you when I need you~~!?!

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:13 p.m.

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Sunday, February 18, 2001
Okay... I fixed the blog images...now the chibi adoption centre... minna please bear with the 404 pages for a while...

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 04:44 p.m.

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Sunday, February 18, 2001
Brinkster deleted my account. My account which contained my blog images and the hiatus files on Shizukesa. I am so hopping mad right now... I don't have backup for the hiatus files and oh my god, a lot of large image files were in it, which means I'll have to upload them all over again. And it won't be a minor task seeing as my connection is SO HORRIBLY SLOW. I'm so mad, I'm so fucking mad ....

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 04:16 p.m.

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Friday, February 16, 2001
^_^v ^_^v ^_^v ^____^v
Sorry, couldn't help myself there. I got Photoshop 6 and Macromedia Dreamweaver 4 today.... ^_^v

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:58 p.m.

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Friday, February 16, 2001
*helping myself to the amazing Fuuma sketches at Fleeting Dreams* Sakura-san, you're the best!! T___T And you must be kidding!! You know how pretty those sketches are?
*eyes bug* They're GORGEOUS!! They're way prettier than Mick Nekoi's art, that's for sure. ^^; I'm still kinda disappointed at Suki Dakara Suki's art. I was expecting something along the line of Wish... ;_;
V-chan!! O_o; You just about read my mind!! *dismayed* Aw, I wanted it to be a secreet!! ^^v Anyhow, have you got any ideas for a *koff* suitable name for a shrine to XX? =D
You're very much welcome, Isabela-san!! I hope you have a great day and get all the stuff you wanted! ^_^v
*looks around* I really should change the layout soon... =/

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 10:07 a.m.

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Thursday, February 15, 2001
He-ey!! Isabela-san!! I had no idea until I just read in the "about" popup at your blog, but HAPPY SIXTEENTH BIRTHDAY!!! ^_^v Hope you have a great day!! ;D
It's only the 15th here, but early is good. Early makes sure I don't forget. (...) Okay that just didn't make sense. o_o;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:36 p.m.

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Thursday, February 15, 2001
Engrish of the day: Bright yellow background adorned with brown (and fresh, by the looks of it) piles of proudly proclaimed "feces" with the following words in bold brown in the centre:
I like you because you make me fun!!
^_____^;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:28 p.m.

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Thursday, February 15, 2001
Oh my god, Sakura-san, I had no idea Fleeting Dreams held so many hidden treasures!!! T___T *tries hard not to run fangirlishly amok amongst all the suggestively yaoi positions...*

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 01:16 p.m.

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Thursday, February 15, 2001
I'm now in the painful process of deleting my account with Brinkster. ;_; Painful because I've had that account since I started out right at the beginning. (yes, thank god I didn't give Geocities a second thought!)
Reminiscing about all the trouble and downtimes and the extremely long url I have to put up with... all of which I'll still have to tolerate of course, but it is my very first account. ^_^;
I'm deleting it then getting a new account cos Brinkster only lets you delete files one by one, and god, I have files since ions ago and beyond! O.O; I have the images from my first layout in there for crying out loud!! *rolls eyes*
Oh looky, I just pressed "Cancel Membership" and it brought me to an Error 304 page. Guess I'm not gonna be missing that so much anymore... *troubled look*
And yeah, I got Suki Dakara Suki yesterday too. It didn't suck as much as I expected, but it's a very tame shoujo series...very light, WAFFy and boring in a sweet first love kind of way. =/

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 10:23 a.m.

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Thursday, February 15, 2001
AYYY!!! I got my March ASUKA yesterday and my eyes nearly dropped out of my head when I saw that LOVERLY colour page of Fuuma!!! :D~~~ I want it for RAW!! DOes anyone know of a scan of that image being available anywhere?
V-chan... *biiig evil grin* Aww, now that would be telling wouldn't it? As of now, only a handful (2, I think) of people know, and they're not going to tell, are they? *meaningful stare at Tin and Anna* :P
But I know that you know who he is, and you love the manga series he's from, judging by your previous blog entries!! ^_^v I still can't think of a good name though... *scowls* And I've been thinking for the past two days!!
Sakura, about rummaging around in Fleeting Dreams, I sure will!! *_* And if I find any pretty Fuuma sketches you WILL let me have them!! You WILL, you WILL!! ...won't you? T_T
*starts laughing* Toshiko, Elton is such a weirrd name!! XD XD Aw, but he should be pretty nice seeing as you like him so much. ;D And good luck with maintenance duty!! o_o;;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 10:11 a.m.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Can anyone think of a good name for a shrine for a BIG renowned flirt? *thinks hard* Argh. ^^
By the way, great layout at TKO, V-chan! ^__^v Me likes! And I also *heart* the new sites!! ;D
Ahhh.... *enjoying the eyecandy at Zoostation... *slobber* More... Sakura-san... more.... =D~~

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:56 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Check this out...got the link from Amaru's blog:

The Internet music directory Napster must prevent its millions of devotees from swapping copyrighted songs, a federal appeals court ruled today in a decision that likely will lead the company to shut down much of its free service.

Why? ;_;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 10:54 a.m.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Being single on Valentine's Day sucks. ;_; On the way to school today, I saw so many guys lugging huge bouquets to school for their valentines... *sniffle* I feel so incredibly lonely.... the only thing I got was a sweet home made card and a Reeses peanut butter cup which I'm savouring right now.... T_T
Well, anyhow, ^^ I'm going to Kinokuniya today *jumps* and will hopefully pick up my monthly Shine (the Chinese equivalent of ASUKA) and Suki Dakari Suki. *_* I'm hoping to make a page on this manga cos it isn't as popular as other CLAMP works. ^_^v
Well, Happy Valentine's Day to all! =D And--hey! Great kitty layout at your blog, Joey! Meow. :P

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 10:44 a.m.

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Monday, February 12, 2001
JOEY!! Alright, so I decided to post your present here instead of in your dark, damp neglected inbox. ;D
Here.
Aww, look at how they're all so happy to be your birthday prezzie(s)! Setsuna isn't sposed to be there, but he wanted to tag along with his Kira-sempai soo... >_<; Anyways, he fell unconscious after discovering what he was actually there for. Ohoho~~! ^.^ (PS: Sano's the guy from Hanakimi you said was cute =D~~)

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 07:36 p.m.

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Monday, February 12, 2001
Sakura-san, why can't you? ;__; I would be eternally grateful if you would. And besides your fanart's purty, and all the gorgeous DNAngel sketches are more than proof of that!! ^_^v
Ooh looky, I got a search engine referral for "valentines hearts." ^_^; Wonder where that came from?

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:12 p.m.

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Monday, February 12, 2001
Wow, so many birthdays coming, here and gone. ^_^;
Happy Early Birthday to those whose birthday has yet to come, and Happy Belated Birthday to those whose birthday has come and gone. ^^
My birthday's in March... *dances* I hope I get Nakatsu / Nanba / Saitou all wrapped up. *_* I wouldn't mind all together too... :D~~

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:03 p.m.

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Monday, February 12, 2001
Joeeey!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR!!!! *_______* Aww, looky, our little baby's all grown up now!! ;D Expect something in your inbox soon ne?! ^___~
Toshi!! You didn't get to have the solo walk? ?_?;; Well, let me just say you didn't really miss anything. =_=;;
Alexa, Pattie did email me about it, and I said it was fine! ^_^; I'm waiting for her to put up little Sou-kun before I change the link in the adoption centre...
Not sure if anyone's really interested, but I'm seriously excited about Shizukesa's re-opening in a while! *_* I revamped RAW (my Monou Fuuma shrine) yesterday and am trying to set up a small image gallery. Anyone wanna contribute media (skins, wallpapers?) or images? It'd be very much appreciated!! *niko*

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 09:45 a.m.

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Saturday, February 10, 2001
Hey there, Royce!! ^_^ H-hey! You've been to Outward Bound? ^^;;;; *reading about your 24hr solo* *cough* Well I guess I'm just not camping material huh? T_T

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 11:52 a.m.

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Saturday, February 10, 2001
*sniffle* Yes, it was, Joey. And do tell Royce I said hi. ^__^
*falls over salivating at the mouth* Rubyyyy!!! Kira-sempai looks fantastic! I didn't like that "intentionally meant to be ugly" part though. *shakes head* Baaad Ruby. ^o^

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 11:19 a.m.

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Friday, February 9, 2001
Hey Joey! That's a hilarious layout at your new blog! ^___^; Is that a doujinshi image? That's not really Watsuki's drawing style is it? ^^;
*waves at Royce*

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 06:45 p.m.

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Friday, February 9, 2001
On a less dramatic and serious note, thanks for the link, Rose-san. ^_^;; I hope you had fun looking at my blog's background. *sweatdrop*
And Alexa-san, I'm still waiting for your email... ^^ I really want to know what you have in mind for my Hanakimi page. ^_^
Ruby-san, I found some AS fanfiction at the AS Mailing List site. I don't know if you've come across them before, but they seem rather interesting. I haven't read any yet, but well. *cough*
Well, I'd better be off to rest. I haven't had a proper night's rest for two nights, and I always look like crap when I don't get my eight hours (which is most of the time, so damn). =_=;
Yes, Tin! Why can't I access Niaiserie's new layout? I can see the splash page, but the main page seems to be down...or is it just my browser / connection / overall life acting up? *depressed sigh*

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:24 p.m.

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Friday, February 9, 2001
YAY! I'm finally home~~!! *____* Yahhh! The Alpha Camp was the bomb!!! We tried rock-climbing, abseiling, several very intimidating rope elements and kayaking among several other things.
Toshiko, you were so absolutely right! Apart from the thousands of where-the-hell-did-that-come-from bruises and bites (some mosquitoes, some red ants, most unidentifiable creepy crawlies ^^;), I really did enjoy myself. *sweatdrop*
Something very very frightening happened to me though. We were going for our solo walk, which is when two instructors will lead us out into the dark forest at night and make us leave one by one to walk out on a path with tiny green lights by the side of the road to guide us. There will be another two instructors waiting for you at the end of your solo journey.
The instructor was being a complete asshole and going "If you hear someone calling your name behind you, don't turn around cos it won't be your friend" among other miscellaneous stupid talk. >_<; Shit, I wouldn't even have listened had I been with my friends the whole time, but the thing is, the forest is just huge and dark and creepy. *shudder*
I have an extreme phobia of scary movies and walking alone in dark places, and I also have a very vivid imagination which all adds up to a very shaken and terrified Charlene. ;_;
But when it was my turn, I was alright until I saw these two stray dogs in my way growling and looking as though they were about to jump for each other's throats any moment. I've seen plenty of stray dogs before, but never any as ferocious as these. Nevertheless, I went on bravely walking slowly even though I was so fucking scared.
And then the next thing you know, one of the dogs turn around and start growling at me like I just invaded its territory (which I think I did) and it began to follow me.
My god, I just about died of fright there and then! I mean, it might sound trivial and almost stupid here, but I was alone and in the dark forest with no light except for the tiny green lights, and fuck, I didn't even know how long the solo journey was, so I didn't know how far the two instructors were away from me.
I swear, I was so certain that dog was going to jump and bite me. Well anyhow, I just forced my legs into motion and kept on walking slowly away. With every step I could still hear him behind me, growling his head off. Finally though, after I managed to gather the courage to turn around, it wasn't there anymore.
;_________;
When I finally got to the two instructors, I was nearly crying. I managed to calm down afterwards, but then I found out that my friends, those who went both before and after me, hadn't encountered the dogs at all.
Now it seems kind of stupid to be scared of it, but there and then, it really was a horrible experience. *shivers* God, I'll never do a solo walk ever again. Not for any single fucking thing on earth.

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 04:25 p.m.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2001
Thanks very much Isabela! ^_^ I really do appreciate your comments! And why have you decided not to update your AS page anymore? ;_; I depend on pages like yours because half the time I don't even know what's going on in the manga. *frowns*
And yes, Amaru-san linked me! Domo! ^_^ I remember he had an entry about the bigshot webmasters having the *koff* less popular ones suck up to them to get their site linked... *thinks* Okay, let's pretend I didn't say that. XD;;
And Toshikooo! ;_; Thanks for the compliment, but aww, don't worry the hiatus will be for the better! ^_~ And about the Alpha Camp...I have absolutely no idea who the organisers are, nor do I care. All I'm thinking about is that I'll be thankful if I come back looking like myself. (i.e. without half my face hanging off, or blackened beyond recognition).. ^^;;
And don't worry everyone, this will be the last time I mention the hiatus on this blog...I'm sure everyone's getting sick of it. *ears flop*

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2001
*roflmao* Click on the Christmas image with Nakatsu and Yuujirou (the dog)!
My horrible browser is being crankyyy!! It refuses to load Wererabbit's new layout and keeps giving me the other Angel Sanctuary one when I refresh. Argh!
And I am pretty sure it's doing this to me for people's blogs as well, cos some people seem to not have blogged for while. *kicks pc* And I so desperately need a scanner and a cable connection if I'm going to make sure Shizukesa's hiatus is not in vain. ^_~

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 05:20 p.m.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2001
Hehe, thanks Joey!! ^___^ I don't know how long the hiatus will be, but I'm sure it'll be worth the wait! *jumps around excitedly* And you want to read the "Misao saga"? XD;; You can still reach my fanfiction here as I won't be taking any of my pages down for now.
And he-ey! Kaikan Phrase looks good!! *stares amazedly*
Ruby-san, wow! I'm glad you're making a YnM skin! *biiig grin* Even though I don't yet know the series, I'll be sure to download it when it's done.
You're welcome Flipper-san! And I hope you find a server that you like soon! ^_^
Okaay...*looks below to previous entries* the camp isn't next week, it's tomorrow. My god, I'm terrible at remembering important stuff like that!! *weeps* So I'll be away for an exhausting 3 days... T_T
Okay, I'm getting on AIM and ICQ now, so anyone who's sure they'll miss me terribly for the next 3 days, GET ON NOW! ^___~;;

Charlene cut short her rambling @ 04:35 p.m.

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