Forever One: Happy 15th Anniversary, Girls’ Generation!
Posted by moonrise31 on August 5th, 2022

No matter the context, 15 years is an incredible number to reach. By then, the universe has brought about an endless cycle of unfathomable highs and stinging lows, and not a single person exists who can emerge from that completely unscathed. But for a particular group of girls on this day in 2007, the […]

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Those Stars in Your Smile: Happy Birthday, Tiffany!
Posted by moonrise31 on August 1st, 2022

Dear Tiffany, I’ve been sitting here with a blank page for probably about fifteen minutes now, because there’s so much that I want to say to you, that I don’t know where I could possibly start. I can’t really say that I’ve been with you since the beginning, after all, since I joined the fandom […]

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‘We Will Meet Again’: Happy Birthday, Seohyun!
Posted by moonrise31 on June 28th, 2022

Seohyun has never been what we would usually associate with “the youngest”. Her members dote on her like loving older sisters, of course, but they also happily give her an authority not often enjoyed by others in a similar group dynamic. From the very beginning, after all, they’ve listened to her as she coaxed (demanded) […]

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‘WALK’: Happy Birthday, Yoona!
Posted by moonrise31 on May 30th, 2022

An acronym — and a song — that describes what Im Yoona is to SONE. W.A.L.K. Wide. In the way that she smiles, and also in the way that she welcomes everyone with open arms. The world is large, and Yoona knows it — so what else can she do but attempt to match its […]

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Crowning the Stars: Happy Birthday, Sunny!
Posted by moonrise31 on May 15th, 2022

I’d like to start this off with a small astronomy reference — don’t worry, the lesson will be simple, seeing as I’m basing this entire analogy on a fact I learned in my 8th grade science class. But enough of a rambling introduction; let’s cut straight to the chase: her name. “Sunny”, of course, very […]

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With You, I Can Be Strong: Happy Birthday, Taeyeon!
Posted by moonrise31 on March 9th, 2022

Lyrics taken from “DIVINE“. One of the first things mentioned when it comes to Taeyeon will always be “leader”. It’s a concept she can’t escape, whether it’s in nostalgic reference to her group position upon debut, a nod to Girls’ Generation’s position as one of the biggest groups to ever hit the K-Pop industry, or […]

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