Wednesday, September 24, 2008

"Happiness Is A Journey, Not A Destination..."

Pheww....I've finally found some time to update my blog!! Well...have been busy with never-ending tests and quizzes lately...and I'm kinda tired coz I've been staying up late every night!! This is the difference between the system in US & M'sia, I used to have only one mid-term test, one assignment & one final exam per semester...and of course...more emphasis is put on final exam. Whereas over here...there'll be tests throughout the entire semester and they are all almost equally weighted...so as long as you keep up with studies...it is actually quite easy to do well. I also know that my friends in AFA 2 have been stressed out with final exams for the past few days, so juz wait till ya'll finish exam only update my blog...haha!! :) Anyway, something nice have been goin on lately and I'm very happy...hehe!! :p

20-21 September 2008: Birmingham Trip
I had been hoping to go to Birmingham and I was glad when Cristina said that her host family in Birmingham will be comin' over to pick her up during the weekends. So I 'muka tebal' and ask if I can tag along...yeah!! Denver (Cristina's host dad) came to UAH on Saturday morning and it took us about 2 hours to arrive Birmingham. As compared to Huntsville, this is a bigger city and I finally saw some taller buildings over here...felt like I was back in KL...haha!! Daniel brought me for a tour around Birmingham...we went to the Vulcan Park, visited University of Alabama in Birmingham (coz Daniel is studying in UAB) and went for dinner and movie after that. Even though this trip was kinda short, I really had a great time and enjoyed it a lot...hehe!! :)

The Vulcan Park...world's largest cast iron statue!

Picturesque view of Birmingham from the top of the statue...very beautiful!!! :)

Birmingham's history is shown here too...

UAB campus is nice ler...how i wish TARC will be as nice....I muz be dreamin'....haha!!

Daniel, Kedar & I went to PF Chang's for dinner. 2 weeks in a row...last week was in Bridge Street...this week in Birmingham...haha!! Chinese food...yummy!!
 
15-19 September 2008: Week 6
I'm juz gonna recap some of the things that had been going on last week. I used 'cherish' as my title for my last blog and I'm still gonna be using this word this time. I was shocked when I heard that one of the student in UAH was killed in an accident while she was riding her bike to class last Monday. I am also riding my bike to class everyday and I feel so sorry for what happened to her. It just reminds me how short and unpredictable life is...so CHERISH what we have now, enjoy every moment of life to the fullest & never regret living any single day!! "Cherish it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with...and remember that time waits for no one!!" -- WuChun 

The university had a memorial for Sarah and I attended it as well.

I am playing a stock simulation game for my investment class and last week...I realised that I was ranked last in the class...OMG...very 'sia sui' la...ruined my mood nia. And guess what happened next day...I jumped up to 5th then 4th and I'm now ranking 3rd....woohoo!!!

It was Friday night (party night) and I was 'asked' to go to the fraternity...haha!

13 September 2008: Company Picnic @ Monte Sano State Park
I've been following Anna to her 'family gathering' for 3 weekends continuously...haha!! She's really being a good american host...I really appreciate all that she has done to make us feel home over here!! Having her as my roommate is definitely one of the best thing...hehe!! 

Nice scenery of the valley

13 September 2008: Bridge Street
Daniel came over for the weekend and we went to Bridge Street on Saturday night. We went to P.F. Chang's chinese restaurant and it was my first time eating chinese food since I came here....yum yum!!! We went to Monaca Pictures for a movie after that...hehe!! Bridge Street is a very nice place...luv it!! 



Websites with my photos....hahaha!!! :)


1 comment:

bluejazz said...

Finally updated your blog liao la...

Great to hear that you had so much fun going around places...

Yeah...cherish!! That's really true...

But...what to do with the title?
Happiness is A Journey, Not A Destination..."

Anyway, stay happy and take good care of yourself...haha...

Bro