Thursday, January 1, 2009

What a year!

Hi Hi dear sisters ...... Wow, before I realize, it's been a year already since we made our big move to Japan. It was exactly a year ago today (January 1) on a freezing morning that my family boarded a plane 1-way to Tokyo. I still remember I bid my aging parents goodbye with tears streaming down my face worrying if I will ever see them again. The 3 of us sitting all alone in the departure lounge, as if we were abandoned by the whole world. (Well, who in the right mind would travel on New Year's Day?) At that time, all ahead of us were uncertainties and unknown. I felt guilty that I was luckier than my husband and son. In my heart I also have Yong Joon and my dear Bae sisters; and for me, this is my biggest emotional support anywhere I go!

As the Face Shop slogan goes, the rest is just 'Natural Story'! We have since settled happily in Japan and Tokyo is our home now. Everytime when we travel abroad, we just can't wait to go home to Japan. I guess a home to us means its people, the love, warmth and peacefulness. Hehe, I know I sound like an old lady already and always repeating myself - thank you my dear Bae sisters, no matter where I am in the world, I am always grateful for the blessings to know about Yong Joon and all you beautiful sisters. Hope you are having a Happy Holidays with your family :) Love

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bb said...

time really flies huh? it's already a year since you moved to japan? i guess you must be settling in alright by now... hope the same applies for your hubby and son :)

japan might really have not been the same if not for wuri yong joon and our fellow fans, ya?

happy new year (again).

p.s. hehe, no 'moron' for me... :p

Hyds said...

Happy New Year Jaime! It's a strange feeling moving but I'm glad you have settled alright.. It was a good year for me and I hope we all have a great 2009 together.
Love, Hyds

jenny said...

Hi Jaime

Happy New Year 2009 to you and family. Happy to hear that you are back from your vacation. Time passes very fast and glad to hear you and your family setrling well in Japan.

Thanks a lot to yoon joon as well. Not because of him I will not know so much bae sisters in the world and in my home country.



Layla said...


Happy New Year to you...good to know that u r back to Tokyo in one piece...actually, have not been to Hong Kong b4 but heard a lot of exciting stories from my friends who had the chance to explore Hong Kong...maybe thru your photos, i can dream on visiting Hong Kong, hehehehe....
on the other note, celebrating new year, nothing much to celebrate really, Jamie....all i did was watching the MBC clip on HRH again and again and again....and not forgetting watching WS, TWSSG, just to see him in action....

Anonymous said...

Happy New Year
I was waiting till you came back to give you my well wishes
Thank you for bringing your touch to my life as I always smile when I open this blog, for sharing your life and culture with us.

May this Year be a Happy and Healthy one for you and your family.

I remember you moving to Japan like it was just a few weeks ago
It makes me happy to see you made it your home now,
and that you and your family are happy.

jaime said...

hahaha princess,

so the 'moron' is on me only! Yes, Japan (to me) will not be the same w/out Yonsama and the Japanese sisters :) Please enjoy the weekend!

love ... jaime

Anonymous said...

Oh yeah that was me


Anonymous said...

Happy New Year! May 2009 bring lots of fun and laughter to you and your family!

Or should I say families; one in real life and one in Bae world!


jaime said...

Hi Hyds,

Thank you for understanding. I guess you have also experienced a major change when you moved to England. Glad to know you had a happy year, all the best in 2009!

love .. jaime

jaime said...

Hi Hi Jenny,

Thanks for writing to me. Yes, I am the same. Without Yong Joon, I'd have never known so many wonderful human beings in this world. Glad to know you too!

love ... jaime

jaime said...

Hi Hi Layla,

You are so lucky! I honestly feel that the best way to spent this long Holidays is to watch Yong Joon's dramas over and over again. I silently pray that I will be able to do that someday when I return to Canada. Have fun watching and share with us your thoughts please.

Hehe, I wasn't thinking of sharing my Hong Kong trip as it is very family-oriented. But since you mention, maybe I'll choose some nice pics of Hong Kong and write about the fun stuffs. Thanks for giving me an inspiration.

love .... jaime

jaime said...

Hi hi moontime,

Thanks for writing to me. I also hope you and your family will have a great and successful year ahead.

Thanks also for spending this very challenging and rewarding past year with me. I think without my wonderful BYJ sisters like you being here for me, I may not have such a smooth emotional ride in Japan. All the best to you!

love ... jaime

jaime said...

Hi HI touched,

Nice to hear from you again. Isn't it nice that we have 2 wonderful families? We are indeed one lucky bunch of gals, right?

All the best to you in 2009!

love ... jaime

yoko said...

Happpy new year, Jamie and all sisters here!

I also want to make a new year greeting to you as one of them those who love your blog and frequent it.

Wish you and your family have a wonderful year! And wish us Bae sisters have good luck for things related YJ-ssi!


jaime said...

Hi dear Yoko,

Thank you very much for writing me a comment. Are you from Japan too?
I also wish you a happy and successful 2009, please take care!

love ... jaime