Day 59

Thursday | April 26th, 2012

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Today was so busy that I didn’t have time for much of anything, save for torturing a friend unnecessarily in DrawSomething after pressing ‘LEBRON’ instead of ‘BOTTLE’. I have no idea what ‘LEBRON’ is, but surely I could make a descriptive drawing to decipher what it is … right? Apparently not. A few hours later when I had a moment to look at my phone, just a short message: “are you high?” (Your mileage may vary—see thumbnail.)

I took two pictures, both before an 08.00 meeting, then the whole day slipped away. Before I knew it, I was home, cleaning the flat and preparing for guests. When the ate, chatted us up, and finally left, I sat on the couch with Meow and the dogs to draw some more with the iPad. I had taken it out after dinner so the little one our guests brought could us the Paper app to draw. I experimented more and then decided to buy the remaining drawing tools on the spot (to the tune of $7.99). I think this is worth it as once I got ahold of the pencil tool I was able to make sketches rather than just mess around with a calligraphy pen.

Somewhere in here, messing with this app, I dropped off for a couple of hours. I only had time to sort out an email for a language exchange I have arranged for Mondays, then it was off to bed.

The Daily Bullet

This blasé image was taken just before the meeting began. It looked like crap of course. I used Photoshop’s ‘find edges’ filter with a few tweaks, then colorized the image with a green hue for a Matrixy effect (which I didn’t care for), then inverted the whole thing. That I can live with.

Daily Report

I didn’t sleep last night. I struggled to write or create a script that would grab an .mp3 from a folder, open it, insert markers in pre-determined places, split the audio file into eleven segments based on those

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Gyeongju

Out beyond the fake lake (Bomun) for Christmas Day lunch at a place called the Healing Kitchen. It’s all farms and hilltops here. And roads to more farms and hilltops. Except for the noise from the cars, I

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The Fourth Wall

I’m here and alive. Ten days behind the reality of my written life, yet here and alive. TOEIC is the predominant motif of life from the end of the semester until … today. This is the end, after

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This Old Hanok

When we had the bathroom done, we wanted to design our own window for the part of the wall which straddles the storage space along the side of the house. This way we could have clean airflow through

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