What is your full name? Pearly, Pearl for short.
Are you named after anyone? Yes, A Filipina Actres
Where do you live? SoCal
Where were you born? Philippines
Which of your parents are you closest to? Mother
Which of your parents are you more like? None
What is your favorite drink? Mango Juice by Luzona
What is your favorite food? Ethiopian food
What is your favorite holiday destination? Europe
What is your favorite childhood memory? Living in Military Housing
What is your favorite way to pass time? Youtube
What is your favorite snack? Candies and Chips
What is your favorite sport? Figure Skating
What is your biggest regret? I didn't take High School seriously
Are you a fan of any sports team? No
Are you a dog person or cat person? Both
Are you scared of heights? No
At what age did you go on your first date? I think 17 years old
What is an ideal first date for you? Dinner and Museum
What is at the top of your bucket list? Travel
What is something you are gifted at? Nice Voice
What is something you look for in a partner? Humor and Smarts
What is something you wish you were gifted at doing? Typing fast
What is the one item you can’t leave home without? Phone
What is the best compliment you have ever received? I have a nice voice
What is the first book you remember reading? Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See
What is the first movie you remember seeing? Edward Scissorhands
What is the last book you read? Bible
Do you like pets? Yes, very much
Do you have any pets? No
What is the name of your first pet? She Ra
What is your best physical feature? Eyes
What is your biggest accomplishment? Finishing High School
What is your eye color? Light Brown
What is your favorite color? Purple
What is your favorite fairytale? None
What is your favorite ice-cream flavor? Vanilla
What is your favorite music genre? All kinds
What is your favorite nickname? Doll
What is your favorite quote? The mind has it's reasons that the heart knowns nothing of
What is your favorite type of clothing? Cotton
What is your most commonly used swear word? Funks
What is your star sign? Not sure
Do you have a best friend, if so, then who? Yes, Markie
Do you have a tattoo? No
Do you have any allergies? Cats sometimes
Do you have any birthmarks? If so, where? Yes, Left ear
Do you hold any convictions that you would be willing to die for? Love
Do you prefer kissing or cuddling? cuddling
What piece of technology can you not live without? Phone
What was the first concert you ever attended? DMB
What was your favorite subject in High School? English
What was your first job? Babysitter
What was your least favorite subject in High School? Math
What is the furthest you’ve ever been from home? Philippines
What is your biggest fear? Dying alone
When did you suffer your first heartbreak? Little child
When was the first time you were on a plane? 3 years old
When was the last time you cried? at a commercial
When was the last time you got in a fist fight? when i was younger
Who has left the most impact on your life? God
Who is the best teacher you ever had? Mrs. Sarver
Who is the first person you call when something exciting happens? Markie and Mom
Who is the first person you call when something horrible happens? Markie and Mom
Who is your favorite musician? So many
Who is your role model? God
Who was your first Boyfriend/Girlfriend? Adam Jackson and Danielle Cortez
Who was your first Celebrity crush? No clue
Who is your favorite actor? Tom Hanks
Who is your favorite actress? Kate Winslet
Describe yourself in a single sentence? Curious
Have you ever dated two people at the same time? No
Have you ever suffered a fracture? No
Have you ever visited a country outside your continent? Yes
How many Boyfriends/Girlfriends have you had? A few
If you could give your younger self any advice what would it be? Be strong
Last time you swam in a pool? Been a minute
What is your most embarrassing moment? Bird pooping on me
On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, rate your fashion sense? 5
On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, rate your driving skills? 8
On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, rate your cooking skills? 7
On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, how good a kisser are you? 8
One thing you know now that you wish you had known as a kid? No one is Perfect
The first app you check when you wake up in the morning? instagram
What app do you use most? instagram
What are some of your bad habits? eating lots of sugar
What are your favorite things about yourself? I'm friendly and kind
What are your hobbies? writing, music, photography, cooking, hiking
What countries have you visited? 2
What countries would you like to visit? Europe
What do you consider unforgivable? nada
What do you do for a living? At the moment a few things;)
Winter is here
I live in SoCal
Cold feet touches the ocean
Frozen still as a beautiful flower
Are you warm
Cold breeze and wind chills
Snuggle by the heat
Warm my feet
Too good to be true
Winter is here
Ice cream in gear
Yes to snow
I live in SoCal though
Instead of dieting I would like to offer a different approach this year when everyone seems to wanting to diet more in January. I have a book called Body Kindness by Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN ( Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ). It's to transform your health from inside out and never say diet again. This book shows you how to create a healthier and happier life by treating yourself with compassion rather than shame. Body Kindness is based on Four principles.
WHAT YOU DO: the choices you make about food, exercise, sleep, and more
HOW YOU FEEL: befriending your emotions and standing up to the unhelpful voice in your head
WHO YOU ARE: goal-setting based on your personal values
WHERE YOU BELONG: body-loving support from people and communities that help you create a meaningful life
Freedom from Diets!
I noticed that usually people are over weight as a child, but not in my case. I was not skinny and not heavy. I was just in the middle. In high school 9th grade I was the same way and I would say it was because I never ate. Once in awhile I'll eat something but I never ate three meals a day and I could go on not eating a lot. I was not very healthy, but I never gained weight. It was when something tragic happened to my older brother that I started spiraling down hill and using bad fast food as a comfort to all the bad emotions that I was feeling. It was very sad and I just about hated myself. I then started exercising again in my twenties and then in my mid twenties I was really bad with food again and gaining all the this weight. Eventually I just would try dieting and failing and exercising and dieting but failure would ensue. I am now 37 and I am coming to terms with how much I appreciate my body nowadays. As much as I was looking good when I was younger inside though I was extremely unhappy and VERY unsure about myself. As I am older I think more about body positivity and not much shame. It's still a working process but it's getting there. For example I would feel so guilty being over weight that I wouldn't allow myself to go meet with old friends and hide from the world. I was embarrassed and that is fucked up shit right there! I am more than just over weight. I have a heart, emotions, feelings, I am a loving person, I have wants and dislikes, etc. I am human!
So lastly, I would recommend this book and books about good body positivity ones. This is my favorite quote, " Because the pounds aren't really the issue. Your state of mind is." Jess Baker
i love this talk on high functioning autism by a musician who plays full time in an orchestra for a living
Neurodiversity – the key that unlocked my world | Elisabeth Wiklander | TEDxGöteborg
...and now again pondering if that is my issue and why i feel so misunderstood and frustrated and like i have so much potential and yet i cannot seem to break free from my problems and am not even sure what i want in life. so grateful i can be an art model for a living while i try and figure out what i want to do beyond that in my own way. my mind is definitely different in some ways- i cannot stand drinking or smoking, never enjoyed parties or drugs or most social situations and yet i love music and nature and plants and animals- and i do repetitive rituals and feel more at ease when my life is routine in a certain way. my senses are heightened. smell/taste/touch/sound- i sense a lot and get easily overwhelmed. i feel a lack of connection with others and was told as a kid i was "shy". i felt left out/excluded/misunderstood and like i needed someone to help back me up more.... i never wanted to "fit in" as much as i craved being accepted as my own unique self and what i enjoy in others is their unique traits not their "fitting in" traits. i crave communication and yet when i do communicate with others a lot of the time it feels not satisfying at all. i am sad the therapy clinic i go to knows nothing about autism so they are not qualified to diagnose me and not even sure that would help me anyway? this might be something i need to work out on my own with the help of videos online and experts on neurodiversity. my goal is to know the real Shannon and make the best of the brain and body i was born with. i hope someday to be happy and feel like i belong somewhere....my whole life i have felt awkward and "left out" on some level. hard to explain. i connect the dots differently and love the concept of non duality beyond the "us" verses "them"- and appreciate the work of joespeh campbell- in finding the unity in the diversity of different cultures= which he was criticized and misunderstood on.... and hundertwasser= a painter/nudist/naturist/philospher who believed there are no straight lines in nature.... and all kinds of diverse minds. eckhart tolle and the "presence" he describes comforts me. i don't want to fall through the cracks. i want to make the best of my authentic self and want others who are "different" to feel they can appreciate themselves and find a place in society and not have to fight bullies etc. create a space for us all to be included. i need to figure out how to love myself and protect myself from harm etc. not sure im being clear here but trying to express clearly my points. i see music as shapes and moving textures. synesthesia is part of my brains way of sensing the world around me. when i hear music from certain cultures i can smell the food associated with that culture and i get hungry. now i need to figure out what abstract art prints to hang at the gallery/gift shop i was invited to show my work at.... http://www.shannonkringen.com/news.htm
This year was filled with friendship and hanging out with said friends. I can say that this year I went out almost every weekend and just about loved it. My one regret is not meeting a personal goal. This goal would have helped me in so many ways. I will try again next year! I have hopes. Its just that time of year to get myself in perspective and learn what needs more attention on. I expect to make more money next year and also meet my personal goal. I plan on eating more vegetarian and vegan meals. I plan on going grocery shopping more at Trader Joe's. ( I love it there ) Here is some reasons why eating Vegetarian/Vegan meals are better for you.
You'll ward off disease. Vegetarian diets are more healthful than the average American diet, particularly in preventing, treating or reversing heart disease and reducing the risk of cancer. A low-fat vegetarian diet is the single most effective way to stop the progression of coronary artery disease or prevent it entirely. Cardiovascular disease kills 1 million Americans annually and is the leading cause of death in the United States.
You'll keep your weight down. The standard American diet—high in saturated fats and processed foods and low in plant-based foods and complex carbohydrates——is making us fat and killing us slowly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a division of the CDC, the National Center for Health Statistics, 64 percent of adults and 15 percent of children aged 6 to 19 are overweight and are at risk of weight-related ailments including heart disease, stroke and diabetes
You'll have more energy. Good nutrition generates more usable energy——energy to keep pace with the kids, tackle that home improvement project or have better sex more often, Michael F. Roizen, MD, says in The RealAge Diet. Too much fat in your bloodstream means that arteries won’'t open properly and that your muscles won'’t get enough oxygen.
Those are just some examples. It's better for the planet and animals as well:)
I just wanted to wish everyone a happy and peaceful new year 2018!
I have not talked to you in what seems like forever but once in awhile I'll cyber stalk your band IG. Even FB I might go in to see just SEE what's up.
In the year 2010 is when I talked to you. You were barely awake but wanting my voice. It was still and quiet on your end and I asked if you had a roommate. Turns out you did. Your picture was so mysterious and just artsy. I didn't know I would fall and so I did. After awhile you inspired me to do so much. I felt alive again. Then all hell broke loose and you didn't care for me so much anymore. I had to pretend and get your attention I was so desperate. I try to hide but I wanted you to catch me and I did revel myself to you. You told me you were afraid so that hurt me a lot. I didn't want to scare you away. And so I did. Last words were please and Ms. SO I had to see you. I found out you were performing and drove myself out of the way just to get a glimpse of you. I couldn't go in I was too shy and didn't want to offend you. You played an encore to my favorite song that night! I heard it outside the back door. I walked right passed you and did not stare or look your way. Did you smell me.I wore a profusely amount of perfume. Now I just witness you from afar. I granted your wishes and I think it's better this way since you allow to open a few doors open for the public again.
I wish I could see your life. I wish we were friends. I wish I wasn't such an awkward fucking failure. I'm a piece of shit. I'm sorry for that. You are back in the studio doing your thing was the last I saw of you guys. I cannot wait until I hear new new stuff from you. Sometimes I wonder if you will have a song about what happened or that pyscho bitch. Lately life has just been flying by. It's now 2017! Seven fucking years later! I was thinking of adding you on IG but I respect your wishes and so I will steer clear.
You are the cream of the crop. I once told you that but you were too modest. You are so intelligent in your ways so Fun and adventurous and English! You are everything I want to be. Someday I will get my shit together like soon and learn from you. Kisses!
ok, i have been off getting apps for this joint.
looking around finding interesting apps
such as TIP button now on my posts others might get TIPped also
the tip button will take you to a PayPal page
any member can get one
moods are nice
oh dice yeah just got dice started a dice room
oh and STATS page now wowies
its kind of interesting stats the graphs not so much as the members stats
and more apps
i nearly ruined the chat box
what other apps
a few more
here a list
give yourself and others these few ratings found on each post
choose an ICON like bug or crab then write 75 characters
get an FREE ticket to win big prizes
find the URLS of our ART in there
watch videos works with clubs
OP of the OP of the OP of music on site LISTEN while you surf the site
AWARDS AND TROPHIES
check members profiles for awards also on posts
a stock market point system tied to ratings in each post
you may give yourself points
creative NONSENSE of very little value other than plain FUN!!!!!
Cent for CC
check agreements in support/articles
here it is 2am and i am not even tired much i am UP and wanting to party
lets party down
you know i just had to get up out of bed to write the monies agreement and the raffles agreement.
i am sure you will hate them
find them in support/articles/agreements
what fun up rambling
this is like a party yet I probably should take my sleepy meds and head to bed
but what fun
got home from the science center
had a fab time saw two planetarium shows and one laser show
also saw the last demonstration of the day
ice ice baby
about super cold
asked a major question in the planets show
how was the origin of the planets
some little kid was thinking like me that planets and solar systems and atoms are alike that the universe could be a big giant thing
that was cool a free thinker for a kid
PSC has a ton of kids year round it seems its built for kids
that's why I love it.
don't have to be a scientist to enjoy it. what I mean is its complex yet phrased in simple ways or shown so that anyone can understand it
well, here I am with Kitty!
what a nice fried daze went pot shopping for the week.
met a nice girl in line talked to her for about 5 minutes, what fun that was she was rather hot.
got my usual vapes and joints.
am I the only one that uses it this way?
then got some pasta at an Italian joint with a full bar.
had a gin and tonic also.
the got my print what a nice one
well dang, today was interesting
oh oh kitty cat just sat on my mouse made my screen all fuzzy.
so yeah today was the counslor day.
what a time
he was so very complimentary to me today
said I have a gift of righteousness and holiness
what a high compliment.
also, it could be said I am much more conservative than I think I am.
what else did we go through today?
not much I needed an extra hour really since I mostly did the talking
I still think I am very liberal and liberated from the norm more or less.
perhaps to me, that's liberal.
yet i do have great respect for 3500-year-old writings and stories that go much much further back than t hat in my opinion.
the story of Adam and Eve its origins can possibly go way back to cave writings
word of mouth tribe to tribe perhaps is all it was with great revelations happening at that time.
the religion of its time perhaps which might maybe in the throws of polytheist with LET US and OUR
is it just dual nature of the Trinity?
that's 2 of 3 if you don't mind.
ok more rambling.
Just added Genesis as a category and Adam and Eve as a forum.
In Graven Image
watch for writings in there including all of Genesis.
right now I am reading Romans yet may refresh my memory of the story of Adam and Eve.
Paul or Saul is one heaven sent a human. So far I find him reinforcing the words of Jesus with some expanding explaining what it all means.
it's fascinating me anyways reading Romans.
what else I need to draw today and get something done. seems been a while since i been drawing.
I love my tablet to draw on.
this is my ramble
let me ramble
what else my day been slow so far
I might need lunch soon
hi yas can i just ramble on for a hour while no editing much?
forgive my grammer then or spelling even. dang me thanks to gramierty or what ever its called.
i got 7 errors so far to correct.
well, this is cool a blog area...
I can ramble on this nicely.
thinking about ALT universes if some alternate synced up the universe or fill in space with the spiritual world.
I like it some don't though.. so I must take care not to offend those that do not believe.
after all, these are our neighbors.
love God love thy Neighbor.
simple I guess
you should try it
ok what if UFOs exist?
seems like I see one
are aliens connected?
I think so
simple light show one night while traveling with my wife our daughter and our friend.
a friend shouts out HEY there's a FUNKING UFO.
sure enough not even sunset yet and there the brightest star in the seemly FOREGROUND to the horizon.. like it's a hanging burning bush right there in space or something.
yes, a burning bush for real up maybe 100 ft maybe 300 ft in the air over a field maybe 2 miles from our road i
wanted to discover it yet didn't follow to see where it was.
I just said oh yes UFOS sure I see them all the time.
remembering when I was a kid and a nighttime light up airplane flowed over head
we thought that was a UFO
anyways it was light out still maybe an hour or three before sunset