I love eighties music. I also love seventies music. Throw a sprinkle of sixties in there, and you've got my playlist!
My family loves to listen to music. We think that good music isn't worth listening to if it's not high quality. Having good speakers really does make a difference.
Although I'm young, I've never really felt drawn to today's music style. In general, I feel it's too noisy. I swear I'm not trying to be "different" and separate myself from my generation. I just don't feel connected to the music. I think the fact that I grew up listening to older music was a big influence to what I listen to now. One of the albums that I've known since I can remember is "Rumours" by Fleetwood Mac. I know every single one of those songs so well, and I really think they're some of the best pieces of music out there.
To be clear, I am no music expert. I played piano for about four years from ages six to ten, but I couldn't stick to it. I wanted to be playing Mozart and Beethoven and all these beautiful classic songs, but it obviously isn't that easy. People who are at that level probably enjoyed getting there (you know, the whole "journey not the destination" type of thing), but I wasn't. It was tedious and I hated practicing. Later on, when I was around eleven, I decided to try clarinet. I did that for about a year and then the same thing happened. I stopped when it began to be less fun and more like a task. Obviously, you can't just stop doing things in life when they aren't fun anymore, but when you're younger, the general idea is that you're always happy.
Well sure, of course girls do too........but these dreadful home invaders were around about 299,800,000 years before us. The numbers speak for themselves, don't they!
As much as we'd like to believe that humans dominate Earth, our ego tends to overshadow the facts. Humans are not the only problem-solving, well-adapting creatures on this planet. Far from it. In the eyes of time, we are toddlers, and with the advance of technology, we're maybe toddlers taking our very first steps into the future. That's where we are on the timeline.
But who are the real adults of Earth? The ones that have stood the test of time, even when other species couldn't? Who are the survivors, the creatures with experience, with eyes glazed over by all the things they've encountered and places they've gone, and countless "back in my day" stories at their nonexistent fingertips? Well, the answer is.......the same creatures that hide in the crevices of your seemingly hygienic bathroom, then come scurrying across the floor only for you to scream and crush them dead with a rolled up magazine that somehow managed to maneuver itself into your hands. Quite a scene, right?
Even if you hate them, you have to give them credit. Let's take a look at some of the things cockroaches have done that humans wouldn't stand a chance doing:
(If you do really hate them, consider the fact that only 1% of the entire cockroach species are actually pests; the other 99% have never intruded into your home and made you scream. Also, fun fact: Mosquitoes are actually the deadliest animals in the world. You don't start wailing when see one of those, though, do you?)
Hello again friends! My family is a big fan of movies, especially my brother and dad. We sit and watch movies of all genres and ratings, and it's a great time for everybody. We've watched Korean dramas, Bollywood movies, Action movies, movies we've never even heard of, movies that we've already seen twice.....we pretty much watch whatever we feel like. I mean I literally watched Miss Congeniality yesterday!
Over the past two-ish weeks, we've seen around three chef/cooking movies. Now, my dad is a really good cook (my mom is too, but my dad is more experimental) and so this was great because he would get really inspired by the delicate plating and the delicious looking meals. I came home from school one day and he had three little bruschetta looking things for me to have as a snack, so I'm not gonna lie, it was pretty cool. The characters in these movies were so precise, so intricate, and fragile, just like this mini plate of bruschetta. They were amazing in the kitchen and that's what made them crazy outside of it.
The first of these movies that I watched was called Chef. Creative, I know. Here's a nice little poster of the movie:
Well hello there lovely people! I hope you are enjoying my brand new blog! I think I spent too much time perfecting the layout, but I am extremely happy with the finished product. I am especially happy with the name of the blog, "Another Little Birdie."
In the initial stages of building this website, I didn't have a specific name in mind, mostly because I didn't have a specific topic for the blog to be about. I wanted the blog to be very free so that I could talk about anything that I felt passionate about at the time. So, while scouting for name ideas and inspiration on the internet, blog title options flowed through my head like an open tap. They ideas I came up with were, however, unrelated to how I wanted my blog to be styled. One thought I had was "Butter Me Up" for a kitchen blog. If I knew anything about making a good meal, I would've used that one. But with my minimal cooking knowledge, I just let that be a future blog name for an imaginary foodie website.