Tokyo Ghoul: Volume 1, Chapters 1-9

I finally got a chance to read the first volume of Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida. This volume contains Chapters 1 – 9.

Warning: This review may contain spoilers. If you have not read these chapters and do not mind getting previews, feel free to keep on reading my super informal review.
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Bigger Manga Volumes

For me, my monthly habit of purchasing manga volumes has practically stopped. Nowadays, I go to Barnes & Noble to just look for interesting series. After finding one of interest, I wait for it to arrive in the library or look for a site that scanned it with fan translations. I am not proud of the latter option, but what can I do on a budget? For nearly the same price, novels contain more pages and I finish them in about a week. On the other hand, I can get through a manga volume within half an hour. As much as I love the stories and re-reading to pay more attention to little details in the art, it is simply not cost-effective. If there were more chapters included in a manga volume, I would be more inclined to buy it. Continue reading Bigger Manga Volumes

Flintstones or Neverland?

I stumbled on this article about a home for sale in Hillsborough, California. The original price was $4.2 million, but since there has been no offers, the price was cut down to $3.2 million.

Neighbors call it the Flintstones House. However, as I looked at the pictures, the rounded edges and orange coloring make me think it matches the architecture seen in the game The Neverhood, albeit without the creepy clay men and monsters.

To you who discovered this post, can you think of another home that matches the “Flintstones House”?

(Almost) Daily Journaling

It has been one month after I made the commitment to write in my journals more frequently. Luckily, I remembered to add the date to each entry. Turns out I wrote every 1-3 days, which is not bad considering I expected an entry once a week. Overall, I managed to write 16 days out of the past 31. Wow! Looking back on what I recorded and what I experienced, I can confidently say that all those articles and blog posts about the benefits of daily writing were right. Continue reading (Almost) Daily Journaling