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  • georgesong 9:45 pm on February 22, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , conceived, expecting, , miracle, ,   

    well, it finally happened… 

    we bought the test and the results weren’t exactly telling (seemed like we were  preggers but… maybe we weren’t):

    a pregnancy test we got in hong kong... kinda inconclusive, no?

    so we decided to go to see the doctor when we returned back to the states and when (More …)

     
    • jHong 1:22 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      GEORGE!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! HOW EXCITING!!!! 😀

      • georgesong 8:16 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @jHong: hope to call on your legendary baby-sitting skillz someday! 😉

    • lilnova 2:19 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      WAAH! Congratulations, George and Vivian!

    • JOHN + JANE 3:05 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      DUDE CONGRATS

    • Jane Lee Hong 3:11 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      George, what an amazing gift to come home to! Btw, is that little toes that I see??? Congrats!

      • georgesong 8:16 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @JOHN + JANE: thanks guys! we’ll have to book a photo session with you guys once the baby arrives! 🙂

        • Jane 11:00 pm on March 11, 2010 Permalink

          definitely! You know how I love the little ones 🙂

    • leahklug 3:41 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      WOOOHOOOO!!! Congratulations team song!

    • david 5:50 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      excited for you both of course. but feel free to keep the conception details between the two of you. 🙂

    • Dale Terasaki 6:02 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      congrats!!

      • georgesong 8:19 am on February 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @Dale Terasaki: thanks, bro… miss worshiping with you! hope studies are going well!

    • mrjinan 4:10 am on February 24, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      btw.. you don’t have to name your kid after me… AND make sure he or she can life 20lbs at 5yrs… i need a roadie. all worship team toddlers become my roadies. Zoe did it, Izzy Twiss did it.. now its Baby Song’s turn.

    • Sub 6:10 pm on February 24, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Congrats! Finally the baby is out of the bag!!! = ) I know you guys will be great parents!

      • georgesong 3:34 am on February 25, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @mrjinan: dream on… he/she’s gonna be my roadie! 😉
        @Sub: thanks, sub… we expect you to babysit often.

    • Chris 10:17 pm on February 24, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      SO EXCITING!! i see baby song’s hand. so cute…. 🙂

    • Liz 6:00 am on March 17, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      looks like there will be some baby competition come holiday! hehehe…

      congrats again!

    • Teresa 10:25 pm on March 20, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations-you guys will be awesome at this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • georgesong 9:35 pm on March 23, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @Liz: that and you’ll have to help babysit! thanks for the congrats, liz…
        @Teresa: you ROCK! 😀

  • georgesong 8:33 pm on February 16, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , hip-hop dancer,   

    happy birthday to my wife… 

    photo courtesy of ghkim...

    i love you because:

    • you love the Lord with all your heart, soul + mind and place Him as the center of our marriage.
    • you are the best hip-hop dancer i know.
    • you laugh at all my jokes (but then again, (More …)
     
    • leahklug 2:01 am on February 17, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      happy birthday viv! hope you both have a great time of celebration. it’s been wonderful to see you embark on life together!

    • Tim 2:12 am on February 17, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      *puke* happy birthday Viv!

    • Sub 5:01 pm on February 17, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Happy Birthday Viv!

    • Viv 2:03 am on February 18, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Thank you guys. 🙂

  • georgesong 2:20 am on February 16, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: australia, barbie, boxing day, cairns, chinatown, , coral reef, crocodiles, dim sum, din tai fung, dingo, g'day mate, great barrier reef, harbour bridge, hillsongs, kangaroos, koalas, land down under, lost, new year's eve, oceanic 815, oceanic flight 815, outback, , scuba diving, snakes, sydney, sydney opera house, townsville   

    where in the world… (part 8)? 

    are viv + i?
    g’day mate…” from the “land down under“: australia!!!
     

    what an amazing experience to have a christmas day breakfast in auckland, new zealand and then fly over and have a christmas dinner (at din fai tung) in sydney, australia! though flying on the 25th  felt like we only had half a christmas this year.
    and our plan to catch a christmas service at hillsongs unfortunately didn’t work out, since by the time we touch downed it was already early evening.

    30ft down under in the "land down under" - the great barrier reef...

    anyway, we had a great hotel right in downtown and were able to enjoy all of the incredible sights + sounds of this great city! so bizarre to be halfway around the world spending christmas… and yet such a blessing to have this opportunity! and walking a few blocks, we were smack dab in the heart of chinatown. and seriously… there were SOOOO many asians that several times, (More …)

     
  • georgesong 8:23 am on February 9, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: artwork, benefit, black swedes, drypoint, , john wu, knox burnett, live music, , nick drummond, , the senate   

    love for haiti: a benefit featuring live music and artwork… 

    love for haiti: a benefit featuring live music and artwork.

    100% of donations (minus transaction costs) from artwork and ticket sales will go to one day’s wages haiti relief and rebuild fund.

    when: friday, february 12, 2010 from 7-10pm

    where: lounjin café

    tickets: pre-sale tickets are $20.00, and can be purchased here.
    **tickets at the door will be $25.00 (cash and check only).

    live music featuring:
    (More …)

     
  • georgesong 2:48 am on February 6, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: $250, 000, liberty house, , , pepsi, refugee   

    help LiNK win $250k for their “liberty house”… 

    vote to help LiNK win $250k!!!

    from LiNK:
    VOTE ONCE A DAY. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Until February 28th.

    Over the holidays, we asked you to give to TheHundred so that we can begin rescuing refugees from the underground. But once they’re out, they’ll need a place to go. “Liberty House” will be just that  a transitional living facility for newly resettled refugees in the US.

    This time around, WERE NOT ASKING YOU TO GIVE. Instead vote for “Liberty House” at Pepsi’s Refresh Project. The top two organizations will win $250,000.

    Learn more about “ Liberty House” here.(More …)

     
  • georgesong 8:27 am on February 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , bundy, , capo, , guitar prodigy, , , jung, king of pop, korean, , , sungha, sungha jung, trace, trace bundy, triple door theater, u2, with or without you,   

    when i grow up… 

    i hope to be as good a guitar player as this 12-year old (either that or i’m going to throw my taylor away and give up :()!
    as a 9 year-old, sungha jung learned to play guitar while watching trace bundy (i have never seen anyone use more capos than this guy!) on youtube and the rest, as they say, is history…
    now he’s here in the u.s. on tour playing together with trace. how cool is that?
    anyway, joseph + i had the pleasure of being @ the triple door (an uber-cool venue, btw!) to record this magical night of music!
    here’s a clip of them deciding to do an impromptu rendition of u2’s “with or without you“…
    enjoy!


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    • lil 6:18 pm on February 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      uber cool. wish i could play like him!

    • Daniel Azuma 9:19 pm on February 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      That is, as they say, frakking awesome.

      • georgesong 9:46 pm on February 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @Daniel Azuma: sungha said it takes him a few day to learn an arrangement/song… that’s sick. 😐

    • mindy 12:59 pm on February 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Hey how tall are you? How tall is Sungha? Sorry just wanna know..

      • georgesong 8:07 pm on February 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @mindy: i’m 6’4″ on good days (5’5″ on other ;))… i would say sungha’s 5’3″? but then again, he’s only 12 and probably has more growing to do.

        • tanaka 8:34 am on June 6, 2012 Permalink

          but sungha jung tall is 177cm!…tall right?…:-)

    • missallaneous 3:36 pm on February 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Crazy awesome.

      • georgesong 8:08 pm on February 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @missallaneous: still think of your awesome piano playing skillz (to be able to play any worship songs on the spot!)…

  • georgesong 7:22 am on February 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , brain, chopstick, , hun, ji lingchao, skull   

    chopsticks can be lethal… 

    little ji lingchao fighting for his life...

    was planning to comment on this story when i first saw it but got sidetracked…
    found myself rather drawn to this story for a few reasons:

    • while running around carrying a dessert fork w/ an apple, i slipped and stabbed myself right through my cheek (not that cheek!)  😐
    • my good friend, hun also had a crazy serious accident with a chopstick being lodged into the roof of his mouth.
    • but mostly, seeing little ji lingchao on the bed and knowing the pain this 14-month old (and his poor parents!) had to endure. according to the cnn report:

    She (mother) went to a local clinic, but doctors there warned her it was too dangerous to try to remove the chopstick because it may cause massive bleeding. A relative offered to drive them from their small village, hundreds of miles to a hospital in Beijing.
    I thought at that time, it is all over, my boy will die,” said his father Li Guanglai. “During the 10 hours of driving I felt depressed. I could barely breathe. I looked at my boy and his right side was numb. He was paralyzed.

    10 HOURS?!?!? (More …)

     
    • Daniel Azuma 9:34 am on February 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Ugh geesh… There was an episode of BSG (early season 3 I think) where Starbuck kills a Number 2 by stabbing it in the neck with a chopstick. Definitely gotta be careful with those.

      • georgesong 6:57 am on February 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @Daniel Azuma: make sure you don’t have chopsticks at your wedding!

    • Suj 5:57 pm on February 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Good job dude. Now every asian parent will be freaking out when their child even touches a pair of chopsticks…..

  • georgesong 7:24 am on February 2, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , daniel, hawaii, honolulu, , jinny, , , , sheraton hotel,   

    congrats: jinny + daniel… 

    had a killer opportunity to shoot a wedding video w/ the creative genius, joseph jang in honolulu, hawaii. we were able to share a beautiful day with jinny + daniel as they tied the knot before their family, friend and God:  january 19, 2010. not a bad time of the year to be in hawaii (considering the uber-warm weather in seattle ;))!
    i first met the groom, daniel over 10+ years ago during a praise event in bellevue! crazy to see him all grown up and getting married… i couldn’t be happier for him. he’s truly one of the nicest guys i have EVER met in my life (i think it shows up in the video when you look at his smile).  🙂
    i’m amazed at joseph and his mad skillz! he truly has an incredible eye + did a great job of weaving together the story of that magical day. i know that they will look at this video for years to come and be transported back to their special day!
    if you need any video-related need, let him know! i promise you WON’T be disappointed.
    congrats again to jinny + daniel… may the Lord bless, keep + shine His face upon you two in your marriage journey!
    enjoy!
     
    • jtwomedia 9:19 am on February 2, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      couldn’t have done it w/o you, bro. thanks for being an awesome 2nd shooter!!

    • lil 4:54 pm on February 2, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      sweet vid. are you back??

    • Suj 5:10 pm on February 3, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Wow….skillz….That looks amazing….What equipment did you guys use?

      • georgesong 12:15 am on February 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        @Suj: if you click on the (More…) link, you’ll see all the tech specs. 🙂

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