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Rants and Weekly Raves (RAWR) #430

Anne: This is my second attempt to write this post... I accidently erased everything when I was ALMOST done!!!! Stupid automatic saving!!! Ah!!! It's like my thesis all over again. That time, I erased an entire chapter.  So...let's see how much of my brilliance I remember... I started by saying that I spent a lot of time watching shows and while I was writing...and that I finally have time because I was done with the documents. Also...I have learned a skill I never though was necessary: how to monster-proof a 6 year old's bed from the monster living underneath his bed. Who knew that a fort of pillows was the deterrent.  Anyway... on to the shows... or rather just one show that I REALLY liked. My Uncanny Destiny So... I was saying before that I started this because I was taking a break from my other dramas. Even from the start of episode one, I raised my eyebrow at how Liu Xuan Ming's dad died and its relation to Ye Zhao Nan's birth...which forever started a life lon

Rants and Weekly Raves (RAWR) #429

Anne: Hello Everyone! Have we all survived New Year's? Today is the last day of my "vacation", and I seriously had a very hard time getting out of bed this morning, at 10am 😁. Before I was married, I used to be able to sleep until 2pm, and the only reason I got up was because I needed to eat. We've reached the end of the year and the beginning of a new one a lot faster than I would have thought. And my plan to do a year end recap of the 2022 dramas ended up unfulfilled. Let's combine the overview for 2022 and the current dramas of last week into one post! 2022: The year where, apparently, female power made a combat What was the most memorable dramas of this year for me? Of course it has to be some of the more surprising "girl power" type stories. Granted, due to my preference, I am referring to the costume dramas.  The most notable, probably because it was the last one to finish before the year ended, was New Life Begins , where there wasn't one iot