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Wedding, Tires And Socks

I know I've not been blogging much. I know I know I know....bad, bad, bad.

But so much has been happening, you know. Around the world and in my life. My brother got married, FUWAH!! Can't wait for kids to start popping out. Teeheehee.... The event itself was one major....back-breaker. I did not know that there was so much to do and spend on when a family member is getting married. It's so much more different from when you are attending SOMEONE ELSE's wedding whereby you get ready, pop by, yam-seng and go.

It was fun and exciting at the same time.

Maybe it was due to the fact that I busted my tires on Friday night, one night before the wedding! Thanks to a friend, who eventually also gave up on putting the tires back on the car, got ONE tire fixed only to be told that the other is on the verge of 'exploding'. Yup. I get this all the time. Never check on car tires and then the mechanics and all the men go 'tsk tsk tsk'.

What? Listen up. Here's what I do with a car. I drive the car. I go up to the car, I beep the door open. I open the door. I go inside. I start the engine and I drive.

I don't make it a point to check the car tires, alright? It's just not my thing.

Maybe it SHOULD be my thing.

Anyway, with the tire issue and the wedding out of the way, I have one more thing to do before my life becomes normal again - packing socks off for the folks in Japan. It's just one of those efforts that some of us are doing for the people who are suffering in Japan. Something small, I guess.

I am surprised at how amazingly kind most people are when it comes to aiding others. Pleasantly surprised that friends from near and far who handed me their cash and then bunches and bags of socks to be contributed towards a good cause.

Very heartening, really.

So, here goes my Wednesday. Hope you have a swell one.

My note to Japanese people who are suffering because of the quake and tsunami:

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