Terribly sorry, I don't care to leave my blog without an update for so long usually, but the holiday season keeps me a bit busy. Scrambling to get gifts for my family,mainly making personal things that are no cost buy labor and time thanks to lit-tle mon-ey. Also haven't been sleeping well so I'm awake during the nights and sleeping for so long during the day. Also have some family things going on.
On Sunday, we had a "surprise party" for my great(grand?) uncle's 75th birthday. Unfortunately, it wasn't really a surprise since everyone ended up coming late and not bothering to shout surprise, apparently. My sister and I came a little late so we only got to hear about that from my other family members. For the most part, the whole party was really lackluster. I'm not exactly close to my grand-uncle and I don't think he even knows who most of us really are since our interactions are limited at best. Overall, i think he was just happy to have people there though. Too bad his oldest son who threw the party is a pompous douche anyway.
For most of the party, I sat at the table playing Dragon Quest 9 on my DS. The table I was at had my "holier than thou" aunt and drunkard uncle, along with my twin cousins who just talk about football. I idly tried to make conversation, but they made no real attempt to reciprocate, so I stopped trying. I tried to talk to the cousins I was closer to, but they were seated at another table so it was only every now and then. The food there was mostly seafood too, so I went vegetarian and engulfed the steamed vegetables and salad.
After that travesty, all the (1st) cousins were to leave and go to friendly's in honor of my grandfather who died a year ago today (exactly on his birthday). It was a tradition we are trying to uphold since he loved to take the grandchildren out to friendly's all the time when we were younger. That was a lot more fun.
In other news, I have a date on valentines day... with Dragon Quest 6 for DS! :D As some of you (should) know, I am a huge Dragon Quest fan. Thank to my favorite Dragon Quest fansite, I found out the game is coming out on Valentines Day next year. It seems Nintendo is taking the series out of Square Enix's incapable marketing hands!
Dragon Quest may have a fighting chance now. Square-Enix treated the series like Terri Schiavo, wanting to put her down, but because there were vocal people demanding to keep it alive over in NA, they half-heartedly kept it alive when they could be bothered. Dragon Quest 9 was handed off to Nintendo as a larf I believe, and it did extremely well for itself compared to how Square-Enix has done to Dragon Quest 4 and 5 DS, Rocket Slime, Joker, AND Dragon Quest 8. Well, I might be exaggerating slightly but it's pretty close.
I have a post about Christmas in general coming up, just kept putting it off, haha. Perhaps tomorrow or next day, after I finish the gifts for my family and friends.