Tuesday, December 19, 2006

first thing in the morning, on my way to the cooooolllldddd north. be back in the land of dan'l boone late saturday... if I don't get back to ya'll by then~

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, December 18, 2006


apryl doesn't have a brain tumor... it's either an inner ear infection or MS. so prayers would still be appreciated.

grandpa is out of the hospital and doing fine :-) apparently it was a one-time thing that should be over with now. YAY!

I'm counting down the hours until wednesday.... not because I want to go to michigan, but because I'm ready for a break from work. YAY for me!

I spent all day saturday babysitting. tiffany pulled out a bunch of pictures from when she was a baby. makes me feel sooooo incredibly old.... seriously, I've been babysitting her (and her siblings) since she was a couple weeks old. she was telling me this weekend about her BOYFRIEND. all about how she went to the 5th grade dance last year with a boy named eric, who isn't exactly hott but is kinda cute in an 11-year-old way, and how they're dating now, and her mom thinks he's a nice boy so she's okay with them dating, and all kinds of other stuff. wtf?!?!! we won't mention how old I was when I started dating, but let me tell you, it wasn't anywhere near 11. I was 13 when this child was born... and I remember it like yesterday. so unreal. it was good to spend some time with the youngest (he's 2), since I haven't had as much opportunity to take care of him. he's so adorable and sweet... and in love with Cars (*trucks!*)

I ate mexican food yesterday. at jalapeños. it's been a really long time. SOOOOO good. church was busy as always, but I must say, the praise band ROCKED yesterday. so awesome. I was impressed.

and now for a story to tell you a little about my morning:

So… they’re working on replacing the roof right now… directly over our heads. we’ve been hearing really loud bangs all day long, sounding like they’re about to fall through the roof on top of us. A couple minutes ago, there was a really loud bang right over top of me, and the cover for the fluorescent light directly over my head (the big ones with 3 long bulb in them) came off three of the 4 hinges holding it up. It was dangling about 1-2 feet over my head by one little hook-thingey. Scared me to DEATH!! I think I jumped about a foot out of my chair, and flung my arms up in the air (like that would have really helped… apparently my reflexes are a little slow) If that hook hadn’t held, I would now be on the way to the hospital with a concussion and huge gash running down the middle of my head. Yay for worker’s comp!

Needless to say, I’m a little jumpy now. especially since they’re still making really loud bangs. right over my head. hopefully the actual bulbs don’t fall out… that could really be fun.

I can’t ever say my life has no excitement.

like last night when I burned my lip with a match. but that was my fault.

please don't ask how I burned myself on the lip with a match. just know that it hurt.

I've been having a lot of bad luck lately, it seems. last week I was baking *hello dolly* (the special hindman/kinnell 7-layer bars) and my pyrex dish collapsed in the oven. I'll be cleaning out glass for a very long time. and burned sweetened condensed milk. about ruined the pumpkin bread, too.

this has been a long post. so I'll go now. if I don't post again before then, HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, December 14, 2006

hey y'all...

just dropping in to say hey. cuz that's about all that's going on. the kids had their christmas program last night at church... so cute. lots of good food at the potluck :-D

so I'm helping *teach* a class at church on wednesday nights starting in january... that should be interesting. well, actually I'm co-teaching with jennifer walz. I'm hoping she'll take all the harder ones.... although I think I've been *stuck* with the week on sanctification. that should be fun. good methodists for ya ;-P

okay. back to work now. lata.

Monday, December 11, 2006

good times, bad news....

interesting weekend. friday night, dinner with the parentals at cheddars (mm!). don't really remember what I did after that. hm.

saturday, cantata dress rehearsal in the morning. got my hair cut in the afternoon (YAY!!!!!). Saturday night, over to Bethany & JR's to play balderdash with them, ryan & amanda... CRAZY times. sometimes I forget how weird my friends are. and then we make up random definitions about hatchet axes, tree sloths, hockey-esque, and african tribal dances. great times, LOTS of laughing (and bad spelling, too...) it's nice having so many friends around again. now if we can just talk the midget into moving back up...................

sunday, church in the morning, lunch at mom & dad's. oh yeah, and there was the waffle house for breakfast. it's also nice having good friends at church to go out and eat breakfast with between services :-) (even if I am the youngest.....)

cantata last night... if I do say so myself, it was excellent. the cantata itself was beautiful, we didn't screw up all the hard parts, and the other instruments were fabulous. we had a harp, flutes, clarinets, oboe, and bassoon to add to our wonderful pianist, Maria. afterwards, our awesome hispanic congregation fixed us dinner (and no, they aren't awesome simply because they're good cooks) I haven't eaten that good of mexican food in... well, maybe ever. SOOOOO good. the salsa was to die for.

but then there was the bad news... I found out (friday night? or saturday) that the mom of the kids I've babysat for pretty much all their lives (she babysat me when I was little, too... their family is really close to ours) has abnormal spots on her brain. this is especially scary since her dad died of a brain tumor while I was in high school. they're all pretty much scared to death (for good reason!!!) I can't imagine what she's going through.... if you think about it, please pray for her. for her whole family. her kids are 11, 9 & I think 3. I don't think they've said anything to them yet, though... not until they know something definitive. she's waiting to see a neurologist to find out what's actually for sure wrong.

other bad news, my grandpa was admitted to the hospital last night. they think he's bleeding internally (his intestines, maybe?) last I knew they were waiting for the doctor to come in to find out the test results. my grandma doesn't do well on her own, so I would appreciate prayers for them as well. my uncle should have just gotten there from kansas city to help out, so at least someone will be there for them.

anyway, that was my weekend. crazy times.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

good morning.

my weekend was filled with sickness and choir practice. and church. that's pretty much it. although getting the new phone was pretty much awesome. it's always fun to have a new toy :-) although I learned that it is a lot more time-consuming to IM that way. but still totally cool. and the fact that it was free makes my world an infinitely happier place.

my coworker Charles keeps *informing* me every time Terry's phone rings. like I'm deaf and can't hear it? like I'm supposed to answer it? I don't know the answers to all the crazy customer questions about prebills and prepays and all that jazz.

coworker L. quit last week. it's much calmer now. new sub-department already forming - yay.

we're having a *practice-run* for our cantata tonight at the Kentucky Methodist Children's Home (I almost typed *menthodist* - is that like mentholated methodists?) It should be fun. we're not having the fancy orchestra there, though, but it will still be good. I'm sure the kids will enjoy it.

I heard someone on the radio yesterday morning say that when you have a cold, it feels like there is a fuzzy sock wrapped around your brain that you have to try to fight through to think about anything or figure out what's going on. That's how I feel today.

My fuzzy sock and I will go back to work now. Adieu.

Thursday, November 30, 2006

me no like feel sick. yuk.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

off we go.....

goin' away to see the fam. my mom & I driving tonight to herrin... YAY for us! good times. good food. good family.

love ya'll.

laterz peepz!

Monday, November 20, 2006

went to friday night basketball game, we won (YAY!)

went to saturday football game, we won (double YAY!)

basketball was with heidi, good times.

football was with heidi, dr. spann's wife, and amanda.... gooood times. although cold times. as in freezing cold, butt frozen to the bleachers, walked 2 miles in the freezing cold.

mall & abuelo's afterwards w/ amanda.... too much good food. ama talked me into buying a book. good book. good times. I shall learn a lot. already have.

sunday, dinner at church. yum for turkey! hopefully won't have to come back early from illinois. anybody in lex wanna learn how to use powerpoint?! (erm... actually, mediashout. same diff, almost) here's hoping ashley will be around... g'ma would be disappointed. quite.

meeting at church tonight. then packing for trip tomorrow... YAY! except laundry. that's not so yay.

byes now.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

sleepy sleepy sleepy

huge company lunch. the turkey and the bourbon (the sauce! for the bread pudding. yes, I said that just for shock value. not that any of you are necessarily shocked. end) have done me in. I can hardly hold my head up. I wanna go home. but I'll be here for a long while yet... yay for me. you know, when code red doesn't even start to help, I think it's a lost cause. maybe I should go all out for the ale81.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

ramble ramble ramble.

Read this book.

I'm still mulling over in my head the possibility of getting a second job for a few months next spring (after the holidays...) I'm just not sure I can come up with something that will allow for my schedule. Namely, the time spent at church. I would love to have a job that's just, oh, one night a week and Saturdays. Highly unlikely. But we shall see. Debt sucks, and I'd like to get rid of some of it. That would be fantabulous. If I could just have some kind of jump-start for awhile before I start school again, I think my life would be much better. On the flip side, I'm trying to ingrain in my head that if I keep waiting for life to get just a little better, before I know it my life will be over and done with. Trying to learn to enjoy the moment for what it is.... I've never really been a jealous person, mostly because I never had much and that was that. I didn't worry about it. Who needs stuff, right? I had my friends, and half of them were in the same boat I was. I'm doing my best not to fall into that trap. It would be so easy... but so wrong. And so BAD for me. I'm trying. And hey... thanks to a little fairy (erm... more like Jesus. but Jesus isn't a fairy. Just because I'm a Wesleyan doesn't mean I think Jesus is a fairy.) I don't have to worry about not having enough gas or not having anything to eat until my next payday (which should be a good one. yay) which is ALWAYS cool. life sucks, but it's good too. Too bad the roses already froze.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

so has anyone tried the new version of blogger? I'm always leary of things when they tell you that you can never go back......

Monday, November 13, 2006

just another manic monday....

however, the weekend was sweet.

Friday, movie at my house. (mary, :-( we missed you) bethany, amanda, ryan, & dave came over... good times. lots of wonderfully over-sweet foods. (YAY for cookies from new oven!) dave had to leave after about an hour, something about driving to ohio to watch his brother's last track meet. whatever :-) ryan left probably 45 min-1 hour after that, since he had to work early in the morning and he kept falling asleep on my couch. bethany & amanda & I ended up turning off the movie before it was over and talking.... and talking.... and talking.... and looking at pictures and yearbooks and whatnot... and talking.... and talking.... before we knew it it was 6am and almost time for JR to come home from work and Ryan to leave for work. I drove amanda home, and I'm sure you can imagine what the rest of the day looked like for me. I think I woke up around 11ish for maybe a half hour or so, and the next thing I knew it was about 6:30pm. nice way to spend a saturday. but the talking was good. (only an hour or so was terribly disturbing) bethany kept trying to get me to tell what JR & I used to talk about in Psychology, freshman year of college. and amanda kept laughing at her purely because bethany actually believed I'd spill. I would hope I'm more trustworthy than that... I realize they're married now and all, but if she needs to know what he told me about himself, she's gonna have to pry it from him. I gave my word. but anyway, it was a great night. I consumed enough chocolate cookies to gain 15 pounds. and that's not counting the mini cupcakes or the popcorn. (JUST KIDDING! I didn't eat popcorn. nasty stuff.) we'll have to do that again sometime. I forgot how much I miss real, serious *girl talk*. it was fun :-)

as for the rest of the weekend..... not much happened. watched random movie(s), went to church (where they're trying to con me into teaching one of the small group classes on wednesday night. we shall see.), went to see the 'rents for lunch (MMMMM!! CHILI!), that's about it. did laundry, watched the housewitches.

I'll stop rambling now. have a great day, peoples.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

my neck hurts today. not sure why. must've slept weird. (I know, me?!? for real, yo.)

just got out of long, boring meeting. but the fun thing about teleconferencing is making faces at your boss (sitting across the table from you) about the people in far-off lands.

I thought I had something profound to say today, but I guess I forgot. hm.

reading a great book. it just keeps getting better and better, pulling me in more and more. one nice thing about hour-long lunch breaks... sitting in your car, eating a burrito from taco bell, reading... and reading... and reading......

Bible study was great last night. we didn't even get to the lesson jim had prepared... we just talked, about all kinds of things we're faced with every day. it was so awesome.... sometimes it just helps to know other people are out there facing the same things you are, with the same doubts and fears and confusions and stuff. although I think in all the good times we were having I may have unwittingly volunteered myself to co-teach a theology-type class-thingey. could be VERY interesting. we'll see where that goes (hopefully nowhere................)

that was profound enough for one day.

congratulations, charles.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

beautiful wedding, beautiful bride....

These are from my cousin's wedding on October 14. Isn't she absolutely beautiful?!?

Friday, November 03, 2006


anybody have an ideas for excitingness for me to do this weekend? hmm? hmmmm? yeah, I couldn't think of much.

I am so incredibly sleepy right now. can.... baaarrreeelly..... staaaaaaaayyyyy....... awwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkeeeeeeeeeeee.................

have a good one.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

"I need to go put on my bonnet."

So halloween was kinda fun... I spent the evening (after my little jaunt around the east end of town... trying to find new, creative ways to get home from work isn't always such a good idea. especially when you end up in *da hood* on halloween night during almost dark time) handing out candy to the most adorable little kids in the most adorable little costumes. During this time I learned something: my doorbell isn't very loud. especially when I'm in the kitchen frying up onions and peppers and chicken for my fajitas. 2nd thing I learned: my sour cream is moldy. I could have SWORN that I just bought a new container last week. 3rd thing: eating fajitas with ranch dressing designed for buffalo wings isn't as nasty as it could sound, but nothing compares to sour cream (it's the best!)

around 7:30ish Bethany & JR came over with wings from hooters. (hence the ranch dressing) I finished frying things, and we had a good time eating food and handing out candy and watching last week's gilmore girls (this week was a rerun. BOO!!!!!!) Good times. I think they were going to leave soon after that, but JR & I ended up getting in an hour-long *conversation* (debate, argument, what have you) over... let's see. taxes, the economy in general, china, vietnam, the war in iraq, military strategy, and the value of one human life over another. among other things. Bethany mostly stood there and made sure *we still loved each other* and didn't raise our voices. I think we scared her a little. hence the bonnet theory. which actually probably isn't a bad idea.

overslept this morning. actually, instead of hitting the snooze at 6:30, I turned the alarm clock off. which made for happy times when I managed to wake back up at 7:20. poor chico.

church tonight... busyness with stuff in general as well as cantata preparation.

still crazy times at work. no earthly how I'll actually get all this done in the next week or so.

I could really use a venti caramel macchiato with at least ONE extra shot. mmmm... it's free to dream, right?

Tuesday, October 31, 2006



crazy work at work...

work homework....

coming to work early.....

leaving work late.....


(and the close hasn't even started yet)

Monday, October 23, 2006

yep, it was frozen.

crazy, short, incredibly random weekend... the wedding was interesting, to say the least. nothing like a groom being 15 minutes late for his own wedding ;-)

note to all: I'm done with weddings for awhile. this weekend made 5 since may. if you want to get married, and you want me to be there, please wait until after the first of the year. and more than 2 weeks' notice would be nice, too.

the best part of the weekend.... CORELLA!!! (or insert other random nickname here) ooo... that could be a fun post... try to see how many nicknames for the reefer we could come up with (ones that already exist, not new ones). I betcha there would be several to choose from. ANYHOO.... it was really great to see ya, chica. I apologize (again!) for the terrible timing, but hopefully the kentucky ale (no, not the alcoholic kind.....) made up for it. applebee's was great.... and if I had had enough energy and non-sleepiness, we could've probably come up with some more songs to evilitate. next time? good talks. I'm excited!!!! YAY!!! I love you, babe.

another note: no more travelling for me for awhile. too many states, too little time. and the tolls suck. but it's been fun, anyway. I just need some calmness for awhile.

okay, back to work. wish me luck.

Thursday, October 19, 2006

randomnesses and such.

anybody wanna adopt a puppy for the weekend?

it is raining VERY hard right now. pounding against the roof directly above my head....

I work with idiots. well, only some are idiots. the rest are my friends :-)

secret trip to the wastelands... mwahahaha!!

what will I do once I have to work an entire week again? I could so do these 4- & 3-day work weeks. bring on the holidays!

and now for the quote which sitteth at the top of my keyboard:

«¡Según mi madre, no hay ayuda para mí!»

so sad.....

November second isn't that far away. YAY for us!!

are they frozen yet?

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

I'm still here.....

(but I'll post for real later. too much to do.......)

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Is that even a word?

I feel very typative today. Probably because I have been very diligent at work all day (ALL DAY!! SERIOUSLY!) and now would like to type out random thoughts and such. Not really in a talkative mood, per se, therefore the conception of my new word: Typative. I was contemplating whether or not there should be an *e* between the *p* and the *a*, but I came to the conclusion that *typeative* was too log and looked more like a type of moss than a word having to do with typing. That and *typing* doesn't have an *e*. I was not intending to spend this entire post talking about my new creation, but, well.... refer to first sentence. Typativeness does not care about subject matter; it only cares about typing. I've used a lot of *s in this post. Kinda like my parenthetical problem.

I really should get back to work now. But I have been entirely too diligent and motivated for only one day. Which means that tonight, when I should be packing and doing laundry and going to church and choir practice and preparing my house for company and giving chico a bath and all that jazz, I will be totally unmotivated and undiligent (my coworker Charles said that isn't a real word either. Poop on him.)

Okay bye now.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006


oh, to be back up on the mountain, walking down invisible trails and taking pictures on the rocks amidst the beautiful fall wildflowers.

speaking of wildflowers, I could use some wildflower honey. I'd even settle for some good clover honey right now. so shoulda gone to the honey festival.


1 1/2 hours and I can go home...... to rush around for otherness.

spring water right out of the side of the mountain..... beautiful views of the entire city (and then some)....... halibut and soup beans :-) walks along the promenade....... makes me want to move.

Monday, October 09, 2006

I'm baaaaaaccckkkkk.......

that's all. more later.

ps~~absolutely lovely weekend. in more ways than one.


Thursday, October 05, 2006

probably won't be checking in here for a few days....

need anything, call the cell.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

happy days are here again....

my house needs a complete overhaul. especially since there may be company this weekend. at least then poor little chico won't be lonely. it makes it so much more interesting to have a dog with separation anxiety disorder. even more disturbing that they have names for those things. so this is a totally rambley post.

Have a happy day!!!

Monday, October 02, 2006


and yet I know nothing. feel nothing. calm, no peace.

I hate decisions with absolutely every fiber that exists in my being. I have to know. Today. and yet I don't. This is the most frustrating thing I have ever encountered in my entire life.

2 hours alone in the arboretum... after dark, waiting for the security guards to come get me. and still absolutely nothing.

I am at the end of my knowing what to do. I've done everything I could possibly know to do.


Thursday, September 28, 2006

Be still, my soul: thy God doth undertake
To guide the future, as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know
His voice Who ruled them while He dwelt below.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

the waiting game. it sucks.

interviews at least seemed to go well... now we wait. and hope I can be a good decision-maker for at least a day or two.

Monday, September 25, 2006

wish me luck...

interview at 5pm eastern... (and another at 8am tomorrow) prayers would be appreciated.

Friday, September 22, 2006

decisions, decisions....

so yeah. we're back to the whole *I-don't-know-what-to-do-about-my-job-I-really-like-my-job-but-could-get-a-lot-more-money-elsewhere-and-elsewhere-is-calling-right-now-and-it-really-wants-a-second-interview-but-is-it-what-I-want-or-what's-best-for-me-I-hate-making-these-decisions* times of my life. so please pray. pray that I don't go insane trying to MAKE a decision, and that I'll make the right one, and that both where I am and where I'm potentially going will be all the better for it.

in my ideal world, every other job wouldn't want to hire me (yes, I'm weird like that sometimes) and my current job would give me a big raise so I could pay for everything I need to and not have to worry about the electric or internet being cut off and we'd all live happily ever after.

but apparently my ideal world is galaxies away from this one.


could use some encouragement?

Thursday, September 21, 2006

the sun'll come out for another day...

I am now going to create a post made entirely up of my part of emails to a certain someone I've taken to emailing while at work. It will be completely and totally random. be prepared. (as I hum the lion king song in my head.....)

[commence the copy/pasting]

okay, so how sucky is it that house and Gilmore girls are on at the same time now?!?!

I think I need to start drinking more caffeine in the morning. it may be bad for me, but it keeps me ready for my job. which is a good thing. [edit-removal of personalness] I think I’m going to go back for my master’s next fall, which will also take me FOREVER. so I hear ya. I’m going to have to buy some tapes and reprogram my VCR. now comes the decision of, should I tape House and watch Gilmore Girls, or tape Gilmore Girls and watch House?! it’s the big decisions in life that are the toughest.

I would really like to go to UK. I would most likely get my MBA (Master’s of Business Administration) hopefully with some sort of emphasis in accounting/finance. It would take me either 2 or 3 years, depending on how much I hate myself and I am willing to give up any semblance of a social life. They suggest taking only 2 classes a semester and therefore making it be a 3-year program. I would like to get it done and over with and take 3 a semester, but I don’t know if I’m up for that anymore or not. *sigh*

Coffee is my friend. As long as it’s good coffee, I could drink it all day long. Hot, iced, IV, whatever form you got it in. I am like Lorelai in this way. If I was a rich woman I would invest half my money in starbucks and build one attached to my house and drink it every morning. and every night (decaf, of course……)

School was okay while it lasted, but I was expecting to be done with it. I can see myself having some kind of a nervous breakdown for trying to do too much, too. which would result in more of the caffeine/sugar/chocolate habit. and a sharp increase in the purchase of ale8. we’ll see….

[when asked how I am doing today:]
well, seeing as how I was quite the industrialist this morning and actually made coffee for myself, and then drank a whole bunch of kool-aid at lunch, I now have to pee like a russian racehorse. now, I know you were waiting ALL DAY to hear that about me. and I’m just glad I could be the fulfillment of your dreams.

on another note, I think I have paper-cut myself about 80 times in the last 2 days. I’m usually pretty good at hurting myself like that, but these seem to be the days for the marathon accidental self-mutilation. I was disheartened today when a friend of mine told me they met someone who reminded them of me when that person kept dropping things and falling out of her chair. oh, the legacy I leave.

it seems that caffeine and sugar make me slightly more irrational than usual. oooo-that was profound. I should put it on my blog.


I know that this post was probably confusing and something you didn't really wish to know about me, but since you've made it this far, you get the gold star for the day. mostly because I'm impressed that you would actually take the time to read something as disjointed as my mind's ramblings for the day. (actually, the last 2 days) I was originally only going to put my profound moment in this entry, but I figured, what the heck? why should only one person get to read my random wonderfulness? and now that you have vowed to yourself that you will never read another of my blogs again, I leave you. mostly cuz I know that I'm too addictive to ignore. (um... don't take that at more than face value) like I said, more irrational......

ps~~the weather is freakin awesome. why can't it be fall all year round?!

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Monday, September 18, 2006


my coworkers insist on keeping it so chilly in our office that my fingers will hardly type because they're so numb. MUST find jacket in box craziness at home!!

A gloriously beautiful wedding took place this weekend. YAY for little bertha & RV!! it will be nice to have yet another couple of my back-home homeys living within 5 minutes of my place. Good times, lots of embarrassment with the presentation of the *honeymoon basket* at applebee's (almost as much as taking sonya to purchase components of said basket. I'm so evil) but seriously, she was absolutely gorgeous. perfect dress, perfect hair, perfect veil, perfect skin, perfect makeup... she was by far one of the most beautiful brides I've seen yet. (as ama would concur) if and when I get ahold of some pictures (my camera is still AWOL) I'll post some somewhere. good luck guessing which blog.

I think I've officially decided to go back to school next fall. yay for me (sarcastic drippingness) now if I can just figure out what to do about the job situation, I'll be doing okay.

poor doggy has eye issue. like it's swollen and he squints most of the time and it waters all the time. poor puppy. if I could just afford to take him to the vet my world would be better.


Thursday, September 14, 2006

an astronaut? or perhaps an elephant herder?


my happy friend from pretty much all my life, the Midget :-), is coming in today. (actually, she came in last night... but I get to see her today.) YAY!! We're having lunch. at the mall. and then we're going to go buy naughty gifts for ex-nurse-roomie. oh wait... that sounds wrong. she's still a nurse. just no longer my roomie :-( I'm back to the singleness again. my bachelorette pad could use some serious work. but I regress.

YAY for Midget-ex-roomie! It's been so long... what, since february/march?! crazy... I remember the days when we never went more than a day not seeing each other. of course, those were also the days that my greatest hobbies were splashing in the creek and climbing the tree in front of her house. yes, at one point in my life I was a little tomboyish. but not so much as she. but that's a different story. speaking of, when I visited their house last winter or whenever that was, I found that the snake we skinned in 7th grade is still proudly hanging in their office/spare bedroom. or maybe it was in that bathroom. don't remember. but cool. oh, the memories.

it's nice to remember fun childhood memories. talking for hours about what we thought we would be when we grew up.... where we thought we would go and all the things we wanted to do. good times.

I'll stop now before the teary-eyedness gets overwhelming. Have a happy day, ya'll. and know that I'm having an awesome one! (erm... at least for lunch. who knows about the rest)

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

gave the dog a bath... messy.

cleaned up his mess by his cage... gross.

made REAL mac&cheese... yum.

planned fun wedding surprises... YAY!! funness!

slept more than 8 hours... a miracle straight from God!

to do:

mail dress. money.

return overdue library books. more money.

execute fun wedding surprises. congrats!

churchness. good times and singing.

purchase more wedding stuffs. fun; more money.

I can make it until friday, right?!

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

do you like my sweater?


(I have music again :-) )

Monday, September 11, 2006

where did the weekend go?!

again, I feel like I need to say something on here, but I don't know what to say. this was a crazy, crazy weekend......

painted on the habitat house (result: happy lady and really sore muscles)

re-bought present for roomie, bought mom's birthday presents (aren't I wonderful?!)

CRAZINESS at church on Sunday. and I do mean craziness. poor drew... he'll never fill in for me again. which is bad, cuz I need fill-ins next month. *sigh*

lunch with fam... good times. mom's birthday. dad bought a cake from dairy queen (which was a much more surprising feat than it first seems)

procrastinated dog-washing and laundry-doing and general cleaning and unpacking.

no grey's anatomy. boo.

lots of naps. me like the sleepness!

Friday, September 08, 2006

oopsy daisy's bad bad day

most of you know that I tend at times to be a forgetful-type person. sometimes I just don't think about things, I don't think to remember them.

last night I learned something.

it is not a good idea to forget to roll up your car window all the way.

it is a bad, bad thing. especially overnight.

last night the above-mentioned forgetfulness happened. and someone decided to relieve me of the burden of all of my cds, my $50 gift for bethany from vs, and seriously only God knows what else. all of my stuff was dumped out of every crevice into the floor of the passenger side. they left my shoes and my lamp and my Bible, so I guess I should be thankful for that.

sometimes I really can't believe I'm as stupid as I am.

it's been a bad, bad morning.

Friday, September 01, 2006

I think I might maybe may

it's a new month! which, of course, means crazy-busy times at work. yay for me.

I haven't been feeling too well today. SO not cool. my guess would be some sort of food poisoning, but who knows. the only thing I can think of would be that our milk has gone bad and the 1/4 of a gallon I drank last night didn't sit well. since my allergies have created this whole I-can't-taste-anything monster, I really don't think I would have noticed the difference. drat.

maybe, just might maybe, I will take the roomie out this weekend for a night of excitement and fun in lexington. if she's not working or tired, and while I still have a little cash from today's paycheck. maybe a little beach volleyball at marikka's? urm... maybe not so much. but the jamaican band at atomic cafe is kinda fun... we'll see.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

not for the faint of heart...

I think it's time to make myself shut up when my (male!) coworker asks if it's *that time of the month* for me because *all you've done is complain since you walked in the door this morning.* seriously, can I help it if everything I've touched has fallen apart or broken or jammed or worked INCREDIBLY slowly since I woke up this morning? seriously.

but I'll shut up now.

I could use some doritos. mmmmm....

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

workness and boxes.

so this whole posting in 3 different places is getting to be a little confusing. oh well.

got together with the fam and my dad's cousin's daughter and her husband (who have apparently been living in wilmore for 2 years, we just didn't know it)... slightly awkward (met her twice before..... many moons ago) but otherwise pretty cool. and may I just say, I really do love the *Circuit Rider* from solomon's porch. kinda sad... I've been there more times since I've graduated than I ever did while I was actually in wilmore. but anyway, good times, good peoples, and free food. what more could you ask for.

afterwards, stopped by the dorm (weirdness) to visit with heidi for a few.... gosh, sometimes I feel SO old. I remember the day she was born. (granted, I was only 5...)

hopefully tonight I'll have time to unpack some more. yay for me.

meeting in a half hour that I'm totally unprepared for. which totally wasn't my fault. but it's with corporate people. who intimidate me.

I so should have had the presence of mind (and cash?!) to get a caramel macchiato this morning. I could have used it. although I have finally broken into and started using the tea that corella left in my apartment FOREVER ago. today I'm having the lemon lover's thingeymabob. not too bad, once you get enough sugar in it :-)

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

watch out for the 3-leaved tyrant

poison ivy. it's not a fun thing. it has quite a presence in my new back yard. and now on me.

I've made it what, 3 years? without getting it? *sigh*.... I was hoping I had grown out of that allergy or something.

fat chance.

I need chocolate SO MUCH right now. a nap would be nice, too, but chocolate is the deal-breaker.

I would like to now thank the three of you who read this blog for stopping by. I know I'm not really that interesting via computer screen. but I love you for reading me anyway.

Thursday, August 17, 2006


so yesterday while I was at work my dog managed to find the one piece of chocolate that hadn't been unpacked and was apparently sitting within his reach, to eat it, and to regurgitate it back up all over the carpet in my room and roomie's room. now that you're completely disgusted, on to happier things.

the fake mocha fusion caffe latte stuff I'm drinking this morning is disgusting. so I guess that isn't really a happier thing.

my neck is stiff today. hurts like a... really stiff neck. *sigh*

my stuffed lightening bug sitting on top of my monitor fell over and is now laying drunkily upside down. her name is edie and she has a light bulb on her butt. she's not as fun as my smurf. (thanks, friend)

break's over.

Monday, August 14, 2006


so I am REALLY not feeling well today. not sure what that's all about. but I wish it would stop.

great weekend, though.

Thursday, August 10, 2006


I really need to get my butt in gear and start unpacking more boxes. it's getting ridiculous. I'm sure I'm driving the roomie crazy. I seem to be good at that.

saturday is *former students' day* at the old high school alma-mater. the real mater is going with me.... yes, I know that makes me weird. but it will be good to be home again.... it's been awhile. and now that I have people there that will let me crash on their couch from time to time, hopefully it will happen a little more often. we'll see....

nurse-roomie told me a story about her and her fiancé going through the cave at natural bridge yesterday. reminds me of a time when I led a previous roomie through..... good times. (although I don't think former-roomie would say as much) nurse-roomie couldn't understand how you'd go through without a flashlight, either. (*what, did you think there would be windows?!*) all I have to say is, quoting the infamous blond lawyer-to-be,

*What, like it's hard?*

Wednesday, August 09, 2006


I'm finally starting to figure this whole blog thing out.... sometimes I can be so slow.

will I ever get everything unpacked? (in my moving this time, I found several boxes I hadn't bothered to unpack a year and a half ago when I moved before. SUCH a slacker.... )

So sleepy today. Can't wait for internet at home!

positive thing about sales meetings: your bosses disappear for a week. much more relaxed, much happier, much less motivation

bye now.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

I totally forgot what I was going to say in this blog.

my mocha moolatte is awesome.

from whence cometh my motivation? obviously not the moolatte.

I haveth none today.

Monday, August 07, 2006

the new crib is now sane enough that you don't have to climb over the back of the love seat to get into the living room.

but that's about it.

I need cheese. and LOTS of chocolate.

perhaps a caramel macchiato?

Friday, August 04, 2006


um, not getting any. (sleep that is... gosh, Coral. I miss you! oh wait.... that sounded wrong. but I'll close the parentheses now anyway)

been getting at most 4 hours of sleep pretty much every night this week (since the return from kc) but on a good note, the only things left to move are the food in the fridge and my grill. I'd like to see the hands of all those who think I can get it all CLEAN on my hour lunch break...

anyone? anyone?

yeah, me neither.

Chico has already christened the new place (that, or it was Daisy. or both of them. who knows.) either way, there's pee on my downstairs bathroom floor. which I should really clean before they move in the washer & dryer.

can't wait for sleep........

Thursday, July 27, 2006

so I've been trying to think... what is it that will give me more energy, more motivation for life? cuz I don't seem to have any at the moment, and I have little time to come up with any.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

I'm here.....