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oh joy of shopping [22 Jan 2005|11:25pm]

__fallingup
first entry :]
well, my mama is from Korea
and i wish that was a plausible excuse
but sadly, its not.

one day far ago, in a galaxy called Valencia Towne Center
a daughter and mother roamed the mall
together because serious shopping means
serious money and that means my mama.

since she's old and has a phobia against the mall
she refused to walk any farther without resting on the
bench for awhile. so while i complained, she stared at the people
because she's oh so asian.
and an innocent passerby with a long black coat
and a tatto of 69 on his forehead caught my mother's attention.
because she fiercly believes every tatto and piercing
has a meaning, she asked me.
okay, what am i supposed to tell my mom who thinks
talking about "it" means im going to get pregnant?
after about 20 minutes, i tell her because
the guy is still infront of us and my mom is still staring
she was like "WHATTTT?????"
and i was like "YEA, IM GOING TO GET ONE TATTOED ON MY ASS"
she smacked me, and i laughed.
sometimes, i can't help but just laugh because i love her.
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traje de bano -o- caballo? [27 Nov 2004|11:11am]

_indulge_
so margarita brings grandma down for breakfast (margarita is part cleaning lady/ care taker for us...grandma's blind and somewhat senile) this morning and asks her if she wants toast and coffee..and grandma says i only want coffee (all in spanish of course) because she's putting on weight and needs to keep her slim figure or else my father wont love her anymore.....what?!? and then my father goes onto to say, yes grandma i want you coming down to breakfast in your bathing suit...and grandma miss hears this and thinks he says he wants her riding in on a horse (they kind of sound the same in spanish..kind of) so we clarify that its not a horse, but her bathing suit..and we all laugh.
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yellow? [22 Apr 2004|06:12pm]
___float
yeah like so i miss this community,
im fuckin lame. and i dont care.
yea so its funny how asian parents
are so insensitive about looks,
last week my mom saw my friend and said
"OMG THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU YOU WERE LIKE A LOT SKINNIER,"
all said in super asian accent.


this wasnt funny nor interesting, but yea
whatever,
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hehe [13 Mar 2004|12:45am]

whoreinyourhead
my mom doesn't really know how to use the internet. tuesday morning, i woke up to her trying to find driving directions. i directed her to mapquest. i leave her at the computer for not even three minutes & i hear her exclaim, "jaqui, i got a $50 gift certificate!" she had clicked on one of those coupon ads &then i had to explain to her that those are usually scams, haha.
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[11 Mar 2004|11:07pm]

dreamfilleddays
[ mood | amused ]

My dad has a strong Middle-Eastern accent, but I can't really hear it because I'm so used to being around him. One of my friends told me, "Sometimes I call you just so your dad will pick up the phone and I can hear him say "Clairrrre, phoneee forrr you."

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[28 Feb 2004|12:00pm]

_yeahokay
[ mood | had the 89 vision ]

my mom's a diplomat and i haven't lived with her in two years.

i've lived with my aunt &uncle and then my sister.
i just realized how big of a deal this is. maybe something to write my personal statement for college about.

p.s. holla back and friend me if desired

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[28 Feb 2004|01:25pm]

digitalbather
I think I love this community. From what I've read, it seems great.

My Grandparents are Spanish. My Mum was born in England but I'm half Spanish. My family from Spain are coming over next month. They're terrified of the cold weather. We told them it had snowed and they nearly pooed their pants.
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[22 Feb 2004|10:15pm]
masturbatedaily
[ mood | curious ]

so my stepdad calls and he's like "is tommy there?" and I'm like "I'm sorry you have the wrong number" and I hang up on him.
because my moms name is Tammy. get it? HAHA. funny. so now he's like.. "can I talk to your mom?"
stupid Egyptian step dad is finally catching on. and he thinks beau is beautiful, too. hahahahhahahahah. ,k.

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[21 Feb 2004|06:29pm]

witchbaby_boi
I like how my mom blames all my academic problems (as if three B's is a problem) on going out to art galleries all the time (when I've really only gone three times). And by "like," I mean, "hate."
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[25 Jan 2004|09:56pm]

_yeahokay
my momma works and lives in the philippines as of now because she's a diplomat. sometimes it's hard for me to ever imagine her business-like and professional cos she's such a goofball crackhead.
i talked to her the other night and she was asking me things about my boyfriend, she did the usual "does he have a fine appreciation for the arts? neruda? rumi? cohelo? calder? basquiat?" and then she
randomly busted out with,
"does he clean his ears regularly?"
"does he brush his teeth? cos i dont think i want my daughter to be kissing some nasty toothed anorexic-looking boy that doesn't wash his hair"
and she asked me to describe to her what he looked like and
i just shurgged and said "hm i duno i guess you know like andy, 'emo' or whatever"
and she's like "ohhh, EMO... like nirvana, kurt cobain."

she's so cute when she tries.
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[14 Jan 2004|11:39am]

_indulge_
so for the last 20 mintues i've been trying to find an address on mapquest for my father. he gave me the address over the phone and i heard parkland....in his thick argentinian accent...i kept trying and mapquest said that it wasnt existant...so, i ask my mom...and she says thats an easy one to desipher. he meant park lane...not parkland. oh boy. kind of funny. kind of not.


also, i love hearing my parents speak to each other in english. both use it as a second language. my mom is really good at it, harldy has an accent..she just misses a few words here and then, tenses and stuff..but my father is a whole other story. anyhow, its cute and i just smile to myself cause they try.
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[04 Jan 2004|11:48pm]
_berlin
my mother telling me to bring down my clothes because the washing machine is about to start.

mom: estefi, da machin ist leaving! brin' me yur pans!



and yes, she cleans my clothes. oh, mom. <3
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I'm new. [02 Jan 2004|09:37pm]

witchbaby_boi
My parents are Chinese.

This means I get to take SAT prep course after SAT prep course after - you get it.

But, get this: My dad (the philandering bum) left my mom for some other Chinese woman (so now I have two Chinese moms), and I guess he feels guilty or something so he gets me anything I ask for.

And also, my mom's boyfriend is Colombian, and he's so very conoisseur-ish. He takes us (my mom, my brother, and me) out to Italian, French, Vietnamese. It's good.

But my mom's still all STUDY STUDY STUDY.

Anyhow, hi.
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Food yet again! [02 Jan 2004|05:24pm]

talesque
[ mood | blah ]

Whoa! Two posts in a day.

Either way my moms persian friend just called to ask if I had food, and should I need any I could just come over(as mentioned before my mom is away).

This wasn't my mom. But it was my mom's friend, who's also a foreigner, so I hope the post is still valid.

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Food [02 Jan 2004|12:34pm]

talesque
[ mood | bored ]

My mom is Israeli and no matter what she'll always make three times as much food as what's eaten.
And when we have guests she keeps pouring on their plates, even when they tell her they don't have space for anymore food or want to leave some space for the next course. She brushes them off, and gives them a full new portion of soup or whatever it is.

I miss her, she's away for christmas/start of the new year. And I haven't eaten like a proper human being cause of that! - Proper human being, is according to my moms terms of course.

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IT'S MY MOM CRIPWALKING. [31 Dec 2003|01:24pm]

homicidaltrends
[ mood | scared ]

♥♥♥

♥♥♥



that's my mom cripwalking, folks.

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[31 Dec 2003|01:14pm]

cannon_fodder_
my mom is vietnamese

when she goes into department stores, and sees young hispanic females in departments stores, she calls them mija.

"MEE-HA!"
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[29 Dec 2003|11:07pm]

homicidaltrends
[ mood | nostalgic ]

MY MOM MADE 120 TAMALES.

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[29 Dec 2003|07:45pm]
_berlin
hello; my name is stephanie, aka 'estefani' by my mother, whose mexican.

every christmas season, my mother makes tamales and gives them to neighbors as presents. she despises country music. annd, i don't know half my relatives on her side of the family.
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[27 Dec 2003|08:20pm]
_postcard
Hey everyone. My mom's Chinese and likes anything that's free. And I mean anything. That has kinda rubbed off on me though hehe.
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