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#dearMe: A Letter to a Younger Self

Dear Younger Me,

I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news from the future. The bad news is that the future you predicted about having a career and a family started before 30 is never going to happen. Sorry. You’re probably going to deny this, but we both know we are never going to be like a normal person. And why would you? Normal is boring, anyway. Continue reading

Farewell 2013, Hello 2014

Well, 2013 has come and gone, so what can I say about it? For me, I have had my ups and downs personally, but I keep on going, nevertheless.  For Star Haven Studios, it’s a big step.

First of all, Star Haven Studios was all about getting with the times, from designing with mobility in mind to reaching others with social media. The site even has a domain name to make it more professional-looking. Overall, the site had a major makeover.

So, what’s in for 2014? First of all, I have plans of making a “Making of…prints” video series. I have a video ready for A Special Mistletoe Surprise 2…oh, but I will most likely plan on releasing it sometime after Magfest. In addition, I will add my yearly sketchbook video for 2013.

I also have plans for future projects, but until I get the details straighten, they will remain secret.  Well, I will say this: It does involve history (and I may or may not talk about Soul Calibur).

In conclusion, expect more things in the future, so follow Star Haven Studios on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or on RSS Feed to find news and new prints.

My Three Cents: YouTube Comments and Google+

It’s been well over a week since YouTube installed the new comments system where users would have to establish a Google+ account in order to have their say on a video. The purpose of this is for Google+ users to connect to YouTube by sharing videos to other Google+ users, similarly to what users of other social media (e.g., Facebook and Twitter) do when they use YouTube. In addition, users can make long comments (which was limited to 400 characters previously), as well as post links (which didn’t exist in the previous update). However, both of these updates have been given much negative feedback between YouTube users, including YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim.

And I can see why this is a problem, as well.

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Let’s get this blog going!

It’s been over six months since I re-opened this blog. I should get this blog going. The problem is I cannot think of things to discuss.

Well, since I am interested in the arts, I should focus on discussing it on blogs and videos. Specifically, the arts include fine arts, animation, video games, and designs.

I have ideas for discussion, but it would be some time before I would make it a regular thing.

Star Haven Studios 3.0 is Ready for Launch

However, out of my sheer stupidity, I have lost a bunch of blog entries.  Luckily for me, thanks to the power of The Wayback Machine, I was able to find most of my blogs.  I may copy them onto my flash drive to save for archives.  Besides, I still have videos and photos to help me remember some bits, and I do have a good memory.

It might as well.  I may do a retrospective on my convention adventures.  Also, I have a “Games to Beat” list.  I still need to work on that.  However, in my defense, I am working on health, and I haven’t got into playing games as much as I had previously over the years.  Maybe I was thinking of work.

Anyway, my website has been updated, and it has a new name:  So, for all you, first-timers, welcome.  All of you, returners, welcome back and I hope you enjoy this new path.