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The 54th Deadline: Shots

The 54th Deadline: Shots

“Opportunities always pop up, but taking a shot at them is always another matter.” Opportunities are always there. In fact, they occur constantly. Many of us just happen to miss our chance for whatever reason. Just think about life as a series of said opportunities, and you are in for a heavy dose of hindsight and potential regret. You think about that one person you liked but didn’t ask out. You think about that one club you could have joined. You…

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Everyday NhanSense – Day 53

Everyday NhanSense – Day 53

——————————————————————————————————————————————– Everyday NhanSense: Each day, I will blog about something that comes to mind. My goal is to practice writing about my hobbies, my interests, my opinions and so forth. Day 53’s Topic: Competitive nature. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– If there is one attitude I wish I could implant into my younger self, it would have been a competitive edge. The fact is, for a long time, I was never a competitive person. In academics, sports, video games or whatever. I didn’t really strive to…

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Everyday NhanSense – Day 39

Everyday NhanSense – Day 39

——————————————————————————————————————————————– Everyday NhanSense: Each day, I will blog about something that comes to mind. My goal is to practice writing about my hobbies, my interests, my opinions and so forth. Day 39’s Topic: Haircuts with a side of enthusiasm. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– I think a word I am going to be sprinkling into my blog posts for a while is “tone.” After all, the tone of my blog posts are getting more upbeat, happier and overall just a lot more optimistic. The tone for…

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Happy Haiku: Within the Soul

Happy Haiku: Within the Soul

————————————————————————————————————– Happy Haiku: I try to dabble in writing haiku poems in Japanese. ————————————————————————————————————– Happy Haiku! Haiku 自信から 魂の中 最高よ

Random Kanji Knowledge: Shiai

Random Kanji Knowledge: Shiai

————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge: Kanji is a complicated means of conveying language. With literally thousands of symbols that have different readings depending on context, the layers of complexity can prove overwhelming. However, beyond the squiggly lines lies sophistication to those patient and diligent enough to learn. Kanji is really cool in this regard. ————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 試合, which is read as shiai (shi-eye). 試合 refers to a “match/game,” such as a sporting event. 証 is the symbol for…

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Happy Haiku: Seahawks

Happy Haiku: Seahawks

————————————————————————————————————– Happy Haiku: I try to dabble in writing haiku poems in Japanese. ————————————————————————————————————– Nhan-Fiction Note: The Cincinnati Bengals will always be my favorite NFL team. But for this Super Bowl weekend, I gotta root for my state’s team. 😛 Happy Haiku! Haiku 大試合 シアトルの鳥 行けホーク Romaji Dai shiai Shiatoru no tori Ike hooku English Translation Big match The bird of Seattle Go Hawks! – Nhan “Nhan-Fiction” Pham Please be sure to like “Nhan-Fiction” on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. 

Future

Future

Translated Lyrics In this unnamed place with the opened flower of impulse A quiet beginning is told The goals of your youth seek after a definite heat It’ll release a signal into this sky With the repeating days to my back I’m looking for the moment to spread my wings Even if it is a lonely hope I want to go to an unknown world, passing all my limits With this dream pouring out of my entire body Like a…

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