Archive for June 2008

PC Show damages

It’s always hard for me to go to PC show without causing any damages to my wallet. I’ve been wanting to get a proper digital camera for the longest time. My Sony Ericsson K800i has been a great digital camera for me. But there are some stuff that the K800i lacks. For a start, K800i is slower at auto focus. It does not have any optical zoom (and the digtial zoom sucks). And most importantly, the video recording is horrible.

I feel that need a real digital camera. Especially when I’m invited to some events and I need to take photos to post on my blog. It’s not very nice for me to always grab photos from other bloggers. So after much research and thinking, I bought the Sony Cybershot T300.

10.1 Megapixels, 5x optical zoom, 3.5 wide screen touch panel LCD, steady shot, face detection etc etc. It’s a great camera. I love the smile shutter where it only snap the photo when someone smile. Cool feature.

Was tempted to buy it a couple of weeks ago when I saw a good deal at a roadshow. But Ms PvP advice me to wait till PC show before I made my purchased. She was right, the deal at PC show is even better.

For $650, I get the Camera, 1 extra battery, camera cleaning kit, tripod and a 4gb Sony Memory Stick Duo. And they even throw in another additional 4gb Lexar Memory Stick Duo if I pay with Cash or Nets. Deal!

I was considering about it because of some bad review online. But I tried it out myself and find the flaws acceptable. Took a photo using it on Sunday during family lunch. Photo looks great.

Photo have been resized so that it won’t take up too much space on my webhost. Looks good huh? (I mean the photo quality, not the food.)

I’m now a proud owner of the Sony T300.

Pissed off

Feeling pissed off because someone follow the law blindly without weighing the consequence of the issue.

Simply don’t understand. I do agree that there are rules out there. But rules are set by human. Sometimes, there is a need to bend the rules for some special case. No harm is done by bending the rules. It’s just a small request to help a friend. Everyone is trying to help out a friend when she trip and fall. Just simply couldn’t understand what is so difficult over at his side. It’s just a small request. Forget about the heartless rules.

End of the day, I asked myself…. is there any compassion left in the system?

Bliss

Bliss is when I’m are sick and she came all the way down to buy me lunch and keep me company.

Thank you for being there for me. :)

Sick

I knew I will be falling sick soon since the beginning of the week when I keep feeling tired and sleepy. It took couple of days before the body lose the battle with the virus. Down with flu and a slight fever.

And my cravings for deep fried food isn’t helping. Argh.

Garbage Truck

Got this on my email today. A great story.

One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport.

We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the other car by just inches! The driver of the other car whipped his head around and started yelling at us. My taxi driver just smiled and waved at the guy. And I mean, he was really friendly.

So I asked, ‘Why did you just do that? This guy almost ruined your car and sent us to the hospital!’ This is when my taxi driver taught me what I now call, ‘The Law of the Garbage Truck.’

He explained that many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it and sometimes they’ll dump it on you. Don’t take it personally. Just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on. Don’t take their garbage and spread it to other people at work, at home, or on the streets.

The bottom line is that successful people do not let garbage trucks take over their day. Life’s too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so….. ‘Love the people who treat you right. Pray for the ones who don’t.’

Life is ten percent what you make it and ninety percent how you take it!

I guess the story makes lots of sense. Whenever something bad happen, just remind myself about ‘The Law of the Garbage Truck.’