Monday, April 16, 2007

Lazy Days

You know, I need to stop neglecting this journal... I update my LJ frequently, but then forget this one.

Yesterday I spent 8, yes 8, hours watching Stephen King's The Stand on SciFi yesterday. I didn't do anything else. Stayed in my p-jammers and watched t.v. All. Day. Long. I'm a sad individual.

On another note, I'm not allowed to spend any more money because I am going to be a starving college student come fall. I need to save every penny I can find.

That's about all I need to say. So, chyea.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Boredom on a Time Crunch

just to clue you in on what you're dealing with...

[x] Gum has fallen out of your mouth when you were talking.
[x] Gum has fallen out of your mouth when you were NOT talking.
[ ] You have ran into a glass/screen door many times.
[ ] You have jumped out of a moving vehicle.
[x]You have thought of something funny while walking by yourself, laughed, then watched people give you weird looks.
So far: 3

[x] You have ran into a tree/bush.
[x] You know that it IS possible to lick your elbow. (thank you Ray Lapoint)
[x] You have tried to lick your elbow.
[ ] You just tried to lick your elbow.
[x]You never knew that the Alphabet and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star have the same rhythm.
[x] You just tried to sing it.
So far: 8

[x] You have tripped on your shoelace and fallen.
[x] You have choked on your own spit .
[ ]You have seen the Matrix and still don't get it.
[ ] You've never seen the Matrix.
[ ] You type only with two fingers.
So far: 10

[x] You have accidentally caught something on fire
[x] You tried to drink out of a straw, but it went into your nose/eyes.
[ ] You have caught yourself drooling.
[x] You have fallen asleep in class and started to talk/drool, or snore
[ ] If someone says "fart" you laugh.
So far: 13

[x] Sometimes you just stop thinking
[x] You are telling a story and forget what you were talking about
[ ] People often shake their heads and walk away from you
[ ] You are often told to use your "inside voice".
[x] You use your fingers to do simple math
So far: 16

[x] You have eaten a bug
[x] You are taking this test when you should be doing something more important.
[x] You have put your clothes on backwards or inside out, and didn't realize it
[x] You've looked all over for something and realized it was in your hand
[x] You have ran around naked in your house. (yes, underwear counts)
So far: 21

[ ] You repost bulletins because you are scared that what they say will happen to you if you don't.
[ ] You break a lot of things.
[x] Your friends know not to use big words around you.
[ ] You tilt your head when you're confused.
[x] You have fallen out of your chair before.
So far: 23

[x] When you're laying in bed, you try to find pictures in the texture of the ceiling
[x] The phrase "ummmmm" is used many times a day.
[ ] you've checked at least twice to see if you counted the correct number of "x"s.

You know your bad when you fill out stupid test things like this when you know you should be getting into the car to go to work right now. C'est la vie!

Friday, August 11, 2006

Vicodin & Boyfriends

Went to Otakon, had a great time! I got plenty of pictures so those will go up once they get developed.


On Tuesday, I had my wisedom teeth taken out. Fun stuff there. To make the long story short, I cried when they put the IV in, and after that all I remember is the nurse lady asking me where I was and what day it was blah, blah, blah and that I couldn't feel my mouth at all. They perscribed Vicodin. Wonderful stuff. It's like, Super Pill!! So, the super pill knocked me out for all of Tuesday and most of Wednesday. My boyfriend came over on Wednesday and took care of me. He bought me soup and applesauce and juice and other soft stuffs and he brought movies over to watch with me. Isn't he sweet?

That's not the fun part though! On Thursday I was sick as a dog!!! Like "head pounding, mouth throbbing, stomach emptying" sick. And Mike came over again and took care of me. I didn't think it was possible, but I think I love him even more. Not every guy will come to your rescue when your face is blown up like a balloon and your head is in the toilet. Needless to say, I looked hideous and he still said I was beautiful and that he loved me. That's love for ya. I love my boy, and I would never trade him for anything in the world.

My mouth is starting to feel better and I'm going back to work on Saturday. Although, I'm going to make an acception to the rule of "no sitting while instructing" cause I don't think I can stand for 4 hours straight without having my head spin. Oh well, baby steps right?

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

It's Coming Closer!

I'm getting really excited for Otakon now. I was kinda not in the mood because I was making all my friends costumes as well as my own. But now the costumes are all done and the wigs that we ordered arrived a few days ago. The only thing left to do is style my wig and pack! I can't wait to go!!

Home life has been a little hecktic also. Pidge, the monster that he is, decided that it would be a "good" idea to eat three chocolate eggs complete with foil on friday! So he's not been a very happy camper. We took him to the vet yesterday cause we were worried about the foil getting stuck in his intestines or something like that. $497 later, we find out that he doesn't have foil in him...But, the vet wanted to give him a load of pills to take and a special new diet of cottage cheese, cream of wheat, and hard boiled eggs... Yummy... So, Pidgey hasn't been a very happy puppy dog. Oh well, that's what he gets for eatting my chocolate eggs!!

Monday, July 17, 2006

Freaks and Geeks

It's almost that time again to drive in a cramped car for 3 hours, don hand made costumes, and parade around the streets of Baltimore along with 17,000 other freaks and geeks of the anime community for 3 straight days fun and excitement! Yes, that's right! Otakon is almost here!!

This year I'm going with my friends Kaiti-Love and Ms. Chelsea. Things are going to be interesting since Kaiti-Love has never been to an anime convention before and is new to everything. Ms. Chelsea I think has gone to one, so she has some idea of what to expect. Kaiti-Love is soooo excited, she can't stop talking about it! She's going to have a good time.

I remember the first time I went to a convention... [insert dreamy flash-back music here] I worked very hard on my first cosplay costume (Kairi from Kingdom Hearts), and went with a couple friends to Anime Mid-Atlantic in Richmond. That was amazing! Never before had I seen men in their mid-to-late fourties dressed up as japanese school girls in mini skirts, or Sailor Moon that was quite literally a size XXXXXXXL! And I learned that sometimes when people are having way to good of a time they tend to ignore personal hygene. I also got to meet really cool people (my friends "Sora" and "Riku" included), buy really cool things, and get to bash on all the people that are extremely obese and reeking of BO trying to dress like Aisha Clan-Clan and Faye Valentine (Outlaw Star and Cowboy Bebop characters).

Anime Conventions aren't all filled with fat and smelly people. There are some really awesome cosplayers who actually do pay attention to the way they smell and stay in shape! And their costumes look awesome also. Conventions are a great way to act crazy in a controlled enviroment (no alcohol, sex, or drug use; unless you count pocky, then there's a hell of a lot of that!), make friends, and show off your sewing skills (or lack there of) to the world!

I'm counting down the days now, since my costumes are almost all done! This year's plan is to go as Triela from Gunslinger Girl (a wonderful anime filled with wonderful music, guns, cute little girls, guns, italy, guns, secret government organizations, and did I mention guns?) and Ororon from The Demon Ororon (one of my favorite manga of all times. Combine Romeo and Juliet along with heaven and hell duking it out to see who is supreme and tons of blood everywhere and there you go, Ororon!). Maybe I'll also be able to do another costume if I have the time (and $$). If I do, then I will definitly do Haruhi from Ouran High School Host Club. That's the plan! I can't wait!!

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Puppies & iPods Don't Mix

My dog is a chewer, as many dogs are. His favorite chew thing is leather. Anything leather he'll sink his teeth into. Well my iPod just so happened to have a leather protective case... You can see where this is going can't you? He attacked the iPod case and sank his pearly whites into the back of the iPod creating a dent that screwed with the wiring and screen display. The screen turned all fuzzy and black and was unreadable. The music part of the iPod was fine, but I couldn't see what I was selecting... well what was I gonna do?

Well, I went out and bought a new MP3 player of course! And this one is better than my nano. I didn't go with an Apple product again because they were too expensive for not being able to do a whole lot. I bought a Sandisk Sansa e260 4GB player that plays music, video, FM radio, and has a voice recorder that can record not only my voice but can also record off of the radio if i want it to, and it also has a memory card slot so i can add more memory if i want to! And all of this cost less than what it would cost to replace my 2GB nano that only played music.

Unfortunately, my computer isn't a Windows XP which is what my player needs. And my parents don't want to buy the program for our computer... So what's the solution to that?

Buy a laptop of course! My parents offered to buy me my own computer for this thing! The whole idea is in the thought process, but i'm more than likely getting it because i'll need a notebook for college, and buying it early doesn't seem too extreme. Until I get the computer, i've been using my friend's computer to put music on my Sansa.

So, I'm happy! I not only get a fancy MP3 player, but also a computer all because my dog loves to chew on leather. How great is that?

Monday, May 15, 2006

Will Do Anything!

The summer season is fast approaching and that means that Show Season is also on its way at the barn. Unfortunately, there has been a new rule established by the owner saying that you have to own a horse in order to show. Which in a way makes sense. The rider gets to form a close bond with the animal and that will eventually lead to more victories in the ring. But, that is also a bad thing for all the riders who can not afford to buy their own horse, like myself.

The owner has been very good to my family ever since I started riding for him so I went to him a few days ago and asked what I had to do in order to be able to show. He said that he would try to work something out, but he wasn't sure how it would work. He doesn't want the other riders seeing me be able to show if I don't have a horse and they can't. I told him that I would do anything! Including giving up all my paychecks from here on out to buy a horse. And I was serious, whether he took it serious or not I don't know. I guess I will just have to wait and see what comes.

Speaking of horses, I've been looking at a lot of colleges that offer an Equine Studies Major. So far I've found about six that I like, four that I really like, and one that is at the top of my list. I know I've been saying that I don't want to go to an in state school, but my family unit doesn't have all that much money to spend so an in state school would really drop the cost. The school that I've been seriously considering is Virginia Intermont College. It's in Bristol, VA which is practically on the boarder between VA and Tenn. It's about 8 hours away from home and is 370 miles away. So it's still close to home, so mother won't worry, but far enough away to feel on my own. Hopefully I will be able to visit these schools that I like and get to see the campus life.