Long Weekend

Finally, a much-deserved break. I started at my new job almost a month ago, and it already feels like I’ve been with the company for months now. No, I’m not complaining. :D I’m just saying I feel like I’m where I’m supposed to be in terms of my career in social media, and I feel so comfortable with my responsibilities, my team and my newfound friends. :) I’m still adjusting, but my new friends are making it enjoyable. :)

It’s like this job is the culmination of all that has happened to me in the past 5 years. Everything that I experienced, that I went through, led me to here. That’s why I always believe that things happen for a reason… you just have to be patient. ;)

My mind has been filled with work-related stuff the past few weeks, and it’s only tonight that I finally got to rest my brain and just relax.

I just got out of the shower – a 2-hour shower. Okay, I wasn’t really taking a bath the whole time :D but I did a few lady stuff that I haven’t had time to do because I was too busy with work, blogging, and spending time with family and friends. It’s like my brain doesn’t need to think now… so I’m just typing away as I write this blog.

I’m thinking of finishing my 30-day single woman challenge, which is now turning into the 30-month blogging challenge hahaha :D

Anyway, I’m off to playing Diablo 3. FINALLY!! :D *poof*

I’m Touched….

I don’t know what has gotten into me, but lately, I noticed that little things touch my heart enough that I end up crying. Though I’m glad I cry because these things warm my heart, I’m left wondering what happened in the last few years that led to this.

Just yesterday, at lunch, I couldn’t help but cry while my officemates and I were talking about dogs. I pictured our beloved dog Marcel and remembered everything he used to do around me. I miss him terribly. I haven’t seen him for the longest time, and he’s the only reason now that I’d want to go back home to Malabon (well, since our nanay visits us here at our new home in Makati every 2 weeks).

Whenever I read something sad or heartwarming in social media, especially on Humans of New York, I can’t help but tear up a little. I just feel like people would think I’m emotional, but to be honest, I’m not. I just get touched by small things easily. I’m guessing it’s because I sometimes feel hopeless that our world would ever be a better place. “Faith in humanity, restored” is probably what’s causing all these random outbursts. :D

I feel like I’m a nicer person now than before. I have more empathy towards others. That’s one of the good things about this whole crybaby thing. Or maybe I’ve become more of an emotional sponge now. Nevertheless, I know I need to keep this in check. But how can I when it’s actually a good thing to know that I’m not heartless after all?! :D

Which smartphone should you buy to get the best gaming experience?

Mobile phones are more powerful than ever before and this is showcased best when looking at how they perform when playing games. Mobile phones used to have to download all their games in order to play them however now they are so sophisticated that just like at home you can go online and play in your browser. Sites such as http://www.GamingClub.com/au have seen a huge drive in traffic as a result of this. Many people now access casino games and a variety of other games whist on the move. Obviously, in order to do this, you need a powerful mobile phone and so here are a few that you should definitely look at.

Google Nexus

The android operating system was created by Google, so obviously a first party phone created by Google is a fantastic choice and the Nexus five proves this. With its quad core processor and plenty of RAM to back it up, the Google Nexus is a great fun for playing games.

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Caring for your Guitar: Storage and Fretboard

For most musicians, the guitar is more than an instrument; it is an investment that you want to keep for as long as possible. In order to be successful at prolonging its life, you must not neglect its care. And to properly care for your classical guitars, you need to know how to store them correctly and maintain their fretbroad.

Taking care of your guitar

Storage

Properly storing your guitars is essential to preserving the instrument. The storage options for guitars can be separated into three categories: bag, stand and case. Each type has its own positive and negative aspects that you should take into consideration when choosing which type to use.

Bags

  • Pros: Bags are commonly chosen for their moderate price and versatility. Their portability and handle straps make them ideal for those who regularly travel with their guitar. They are also relatively lightweight and can be worn like a backpack.
  • Cons: Bags provide little protection for the guitar and isn’t the safest way to travel with your instrument.

Stands

  • Pros: Stands are usually the most inexpensive option for storing your guitar. This storage option is often used as a way to display your guitar as a decorative piece in your home. Stands are convenient allowing you to easily access or put away your guitar without fumbling with a case or bag.
  • Cons: Stands provide no protection for your guitar, which means they will be susceptible to the elements like dust, dirt, humidity and temperature fluctuations. Moreover, most guitars are sensitive to these elements and can easily damaged by them.

Cases

  • Cases are the best way to protect your guitars. In fact, most guitars can be safely stored in cases for many years. Cases are the ideal method to protecting your investment.
  • Cons: The biggest downside of cases is their high price range. Cases are the most expensive method for storing guitars, and for that reason many people choose other storing options.

Fretboard Care
Dirt and sweat is likely to accumulate on the guitar’s fretboard, so special care is required to properly maintained it. This will require periodically polishing it, which should be done whenever you replace the strings. Polishing the fretbroad will require a cloth and guitar polish. Use the items to polish up and down the fretboard thoroughly and carefully. Let the polish sit on the surface for about 20 seconds before rubbing the polish into the fretboard. Guitars with properly cared for fretboards will be easier to play, feel more comfortable and have a more attractive appearance then one that is neglected.