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Sunday, January 22nd, 2006
1:47 pm - "So you got a trophy for a rim job?"
Some of these sound incredibly inappropriate and/or strange but what the hell, I'm bored...

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um #8? Whoa...dirty.

current mood: bored

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2006
7:53 pm - "Change has a way of just walking up and punching me in the face."
Work was certainly interesting today. (How often do I get to say that?) My manager quit and it was completely unexpected. One minute she's going into a meeting with the her boss...that leads to an ugly shouting match and before I know it, she's packing her stuff muttering all kinds of things under her breath. It was kinda funny. I don't really like her so I'm not exactly sad to see her go. In fact, she's pretty much a pain in my ass so yay for me! But it was so hard to concentrate on work after all that went down. Oh well, we'll see what happens now...

So when I went out to lunch today the funniest thing happened. Actually it's not going to sound that funny. You probably just had to be there but I'm going to write about it anyway. We're pulling out of the restaurant parking lot and this guy is walking strutting down the street approaching the parking lot entrance. The girl who was driving stopped to let him go. I look over at him and notice it looks like he's wearing a tuxedo. He looked really nice (eww not like that, he was like 40) and just seemed out of place...he kinda reminded me of that sleazy guy on Melrose Place who sued Amanda for sexual harassment. Anyway...we all started laughing because then we notice he's eating red licorice. It just seemed so odd and random things like that tend to amuse me. He saw us all laughing at him and kind of looked at us funny. So we turn and get to a red light at the corner. He catches up with us and looks in the car. Of course we're still laughing cause he's still chomping away on his red licorice, strutting down the street in a tuxedo. We make our turn and he's crossing the street and then looks back us and gives us the scariest look ever. Seriously, the look of death. Yeah if looks could kill indeed.

Oh my god, I'm cracking up just thinking about this again. I don't know what's wrong with me.

Oh and Brad still hasn't called. But whatever, guys suck yada yada yada.

current mood: amused

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Friday, January 6th, 2006
2:41 pm - "I got this weird text message."
A text message does not count as a call, right? I'm not sure why someone would think otherwise but what do I know.

Thank goodness it's Friday! This weekend cannot start soon enough.

current mood: restless

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Thursday, January 5th, 2006
10:33 am - "For me? It's not even my birthday."
No, it's not even my birthday but it's icer's. I doubt he's even going to see this but...happy birthday, E!

current mood: blank

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2006
8:44 pm - "But you know me, I can sleep through an earthquake."
It's not even 9pm and I'm ready for bed. I am sooooo tired. Guess that's what having a week off does. It's such a struggle to get up in the morning. It doesn't help that work has been super stressful lately. I'm sick of dealing with people who are so wishy washy and indecisive about everything. In the meantime, weeks going by and nothing ever gets accomplished. Then when it seems like they've made up their minds, it's an insane urgent rush to get everything done. Not enough time to do it. And then they change their minds again. Ugh!

I doubt anyone has any idea what the hell what I'm talking about because it's completely incoherent. Sorry. Long day.

You know what I'm really getting tired of? I'm tired of getting my hopes up about something and always being disappointed. If a guy says he's going to call, why the fuck doesn't he call?

I will never understand guys. Ever.

current mood: drained

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006
10:29 pm - Hi, everybody! Say repressed homosexuality!
Kidding aside, I just came back from seeing Brokeback Mountain. I'm speechless. It really is an incredibly touching movie.

Yeah but I'm too tired to write anything else. Time for bed.

current mood: impressed

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Monday, January 2nd, 2006
9:55 pm - "Whatcha doin'?" ... "Remembering why I'm a misanthrope."
Monday? Check. First day back to work after a week off? Check. A miserable rainy day? Check. Seriously, does it get any better than that?

I would've guessed I'd score higher on the emotional variable but not too shabby all around if I do say so myself...I'm 'unusually smart' Collapse )

current mood: sore

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Sunday, January 1st, 2006
6:57 pm - "J. Geils was right. Love stinks."
It's a new year and I've decided to update. It's about time so here it goes...

2005 sucked. Definitely not the worst year of my life but nothing remarkably positive happened either. I'm not exactly overwhelmed with hope for 2006 but it will be nice to close the door on all the crap that happened this year and move on. With that being said, I really have no idea what to expect this year. Probably more of the same but one never knows I guess. It always seems like things have a way of crashing down on me once I think I have my shit together so I'm not going to claim that this is the year that everything will come into place for me. Like 2 years ago this time, I was on top of the world, everything was in place, life was good...so much for that. I'm a pessimist at heart so I'm not going to apologize for being so negative. It's my nature. :)

I did manage to learn some things this year...
  • I have little patience for stupid people and find it harder to disguise my disgust when in the presence of said stupid people
  • Loud, obnoxious people who feel the need to be the center of attention at all times bug the shit out of me
  • You can fall in love and not even realize for a very long time if your skills of denial and avoidance are sharp
  • You need to watch carefully, because it's not what people say, it's what they actually do
  • Also, something Fiona Apple said (not to me personally but she may as well have) during her concert (before singing Tymps) has been sticking with me. She was saying something about how she will stick with something (aka a relationship) until it turns to 99.9% shit before giving up. She can't leave without it turning to complete and utter shit. She's in my head because I have a tendency to wreck everything until the bitter end, leaving it destroyed and pretty much unrepairable. Oh and I'm not just referring to romantic relationships.
God bless her tortured soul.

It sucks that I have to go back to work tomorrow. Fortunately I had the past week off and I didn't necessarily do a lot but it was just nice to sleep in and go to bed whenever the hell I felt like it. It gave me time to get through season 1 of Veronica Mars. (I love my dvds!) It's so much better being able to watch that show straight through. And it is now the official sponsor of my subject lines...meaning all quotes that appear are from VM.

Ok I'll try not to let 6 months pass before updating again...

current mood: tired

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Thursday, May 26th, 2005
9:52 pm - Happiness is...
...not having to get up at 6 for the next few mornings. Nothing like a 4 day weekend. :)

current mood: relieved

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Sunday, May 15th, 2005
11:24 pm - Stars...they're not always just like us.
Something funny I noticed when looking at this picture. See the movie poster in the back featuring their respective exes? Hee.

I was kinda dreading this past weekend because I was feeling a bit depressed on Friday, but it ended up being rather nice. I even managed to have some fun and got to relax today. Too bad tomorrow is Monday already.

Oops almost forgot...just wanted to mention that on Thursday Fox will announce whether or not they're going to pick up DB's new series (Bones). I hate Fox and think they're the most retarded network ever but I'm keeping my fingers crossed for DB...plus it sounds like a somewhat interesting show (which also means that Fox will cancel it after 5 episodes).

current mood: relaxed

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Thursday, May 12th, 2005
10:14 pm - cougrr tagged me so here it goes...
1) Total number of films I own on DVD/video: around 20 dvds I think. No videos I can think of...
2) The last film I bought: In Good Company
3) The last film I watched: Kingdom of Heaven
4) Five films that I watch a lot or that mean a lot to me: Wizard of Oz, The Brady Bunch Movie, Donnie Brasco, Clueless, Win a Date With Tad Hamilton (those are the first 5 that come to mind...I might answer differently if I gave it more thought but that's what I'm going with for now)

5) Tag 5 people on your friends list and have them put this in their journal: lexluva, shawnaboo, icer, mikeybot, jillybean721

Since we're on the topic of movies, I was watching this really interesting James Dean biography on PBS last night. I've always been fascinated by him (maybe you can tell by the icon that I've had for the past few months)...anyway, it's amazing that someone who only made 3 movies and died at age 24 is still being talked about 50 years later. Like I mentioned above that I saw Kingdom of Heaven. Can you imagine people discussing Orlando Bloom in the year 2055? Ha ha. He has about as much charisma as a cardboard box and isn't really all that attractive. Oh and he's a terrible actor. Sorry, no offense to those who like him...just making a point. There's nothing there. They sure don't make movie stars like they used to. :-/

current mood: okay

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Tuesday, May 10th, 2005
10:24 pm - A long time ago, we used to be friends.
Ok so the whole Lilly Kane mystery has been solved but now we have to wait all summer to find out who was at Veronica's door? TV people are so mean. The only thing I worry about with Veronica Mars is...where do you go from here? I'm thinking it's gonna be pretty tough to top season 1 but we'll see.

The weather was pretty nice today. Too bad I was stuck inside an office for most of the day. Fortunately, I'm going to have every other Friday off in the summer so that will give me an extra day to enjoy those nice (hopefully) summer days.

Alright I really don't have much else to say. Time to go pay some bills and then it's off to bed.

current mood: lazy

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Sunday, May 8th, 2005
11:57 pm - Where in the world...
Lately I've been thinking about all of the places that I need to go. Some of them are places I've already been and want to go again...others are places I haven't been. If only I didn't have to work...and had the time and money. Seriously, it sickens me that I have to waste my time working when there are all these places I'd rather be. Nothing compares to seeing a new place for the first time...I dunno, I just find it energizing. Right now the trip I really want to take within the next 2 years is Australia and New Zealand. Yeah not exactly around the corner but I'm determined to go. I strongly believe that if there is somewhere you really want to go, you should go. Anyway, I obviously have to do some saving for that and find someone willing to go. But whatever, I'm going. So here's my top 10 list:

1. Australia/New Zealand
2. France (not just Paris this time!)
3. Austria
4. Italy
5. Oh basically lots of places in Europe...Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Sweden
6. Puerto Vallarta
7. Costa Rica
8. Hawaii (on my way to Australia to break up that frighteningly long flight!)
9. Japan
10. I need to get back to Canada one of these days too :)

current mood: contemplative

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Friday, May 6th, 2005
11:48 pm - TGIF
I'm so glad this week is over. It was a long one and I managed to survive yesterday's presentation. It went well...but I'm just happy to have it over with.

Oh and I can sleep in tomorrow. Yay!

current mood: relieved

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Monday, May 2nd, 2005
10:45 pm - You can never be too thin...I guess...
What the hell happened to Lindsay Lohan? Yikes! Lay off the coke, eat a sandwich, and get your red hair back.

You know what I hate? I hate that things which I know are bad for me are so...tempting. Maybe I just need to be stronger but what fun is that. But I really should work on that I suppose. Whether it be food, relationships...whatever. Actually I've been doing good with the food part but now it's time to work on other stuff.

Everwood kinda reminded me of that tonight with the way Amy was acting so spineless around Ephram. Of course I'd be the same exact way around him because he's so hot. But whoa, who hasn't been there? Between that last Amy/Eph scene and the Rose thing...ahhhh this show is gonna break me.

I'm starting to stress over this huge presentation I have to give at work on Thursday. I've had to give presentations before but I guess what sets this apart is that it's in front of some pretty big execs. Usually I end up being fine but it's the whole anticipation thing that drives me crazy. I just want to get it over with!

current mood: sympathetic

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Sunday, May 1st, 2005
11:41 pm - April showers bring May flowers
Whoa I've sure been quiet lately. It wasn't intentional. It may look like I skipped the entire month of April but I was caught up with work stuff and had the pleasure of spending a couple of weeks in LA. So my April went something like this...worked, went to LA, had a birthday, caught up with my LA buds, came back East...yeah I'm leaving out some details but you get the gist.

This weekend was very nice. The weather sucked but I think it was the best weekend that I've ever had in NYC. A little disappointing in some ways but there was enough goodness to make up for that. Sigh. There really are some people (or I guess I should say person) I will never be able to get out of my system no matter how hard I try.

I am so wide awake right now which isn't a good thing since tomorrow is Monday. There's no way I can fall asleep right now so guess I'll be getting a nice 4 hour sleep. My sleep schedule has been very odd this past week since getting back from LA. Enough exciting sleep talk...

So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes? Ha. What a total PR stunt. She has Batman coming out soon...he has War of the Worlds coming out. Do the Hollywood math. Still, the whole thing is very strange. I just hope poor Joey Potter doesn't get sucked up into his Scientology cult. Oh and Lynn pointed out this quote on KH's IMDB bio: "I think every little girl dreams about her wedding. I used to think I was going to marry Tom Cruise."

And Britney's pregnant. Officially. Oh boy.

current mood: awake

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Monday, March 28th, 2005
12:17 am - Insomnia sucks
I should be in bed but I'm having too many thoughts and can't fall asleep. I hate when I'm trying to fall asleep and my mind is just racing...sometimes I just wish I could shut my brain off so I could fall asleep peacefully. No such luck.

It would be nice to take the day off tomorrow but I have this huge important meeting that can't be missed so that's out of the question. I felt like I actually got some rest this weekend but it's not enough...I want another day off. These damn weekends go by way too quickly.

current mood: discontent

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Thursday, March 24th, 2005
10:21 pm - um.........
Tomorrow is Friday. I'm very happy about that. I really wish I was off tomorrow though because it seems like most people took off or are gonna take half a day...so either it'll be extremely quiet and boring...or...nonstop craziness with so many people out of the office. I'm thinking it's gonna be the former so hopefully I'll get to leave a little early. We'll see.

I don't know what I'm doing yet this weekend...probably a whole lot of nothing. Hmmm I'm starting to feel like the most boring person ever. All I keep thinking is 17 days til LA! Yay.

I've been watching my Angel S5 dvds since almost everything seems to be in reruns and gosh darn I really miss that show. I can't wait to get to Smile Time. I'm trying to be good and watch them in order.

current mood: tired

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Monday, March 21st, 2005
7:39 pm - Oops I did it again
Whoa and whoa. I hope she's just decided to go for the crazy homeless lady look and isn't pregnant cause the thought of her and the icky husband reproducing is horrifying. It's not even fun hating her anymore. Blah.

current mood: indifferent

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Tuesday, March 15th, 2005
7:17 pm - It's only Tuesday?
Ok I've been sitting here for like 15 minutes trying to think what to write...the only thing I could think of is that I desperately need a haircut.

Alright let's see...my weekend was somewhat interesting I guess. I went to a basketball game on Friday and it seems like it was a date. This guy I know through work asked me to go and was all casual about it, but he called me last night wanting to talk (I didn't answer so he left a message). The problem is that I'm not really interested and I feel bad. He was nice and all but just not my type. Seems to be the story of my life. Plus honestly, my heart is not into dating right now...not that it ever is since I hate the whole dating thing but...oh well.

One thing I notice about the east coast people I work with is that I don't really seem to relate to a whole lot of them. I definitely enjoy the LA office a lot more. I mean I try to socialize with them as best I can but all the girls talk incessantly about their boyfriends (isn't anyone single anymore?!?) or they exchange recipes. I don't cook all that much and I don't have a boyfriend so it sure makes for fun conversations! Woo hoo. The guys just kinda go off and do their own thing. I've never seen an office so segregated before. Very strange. It feels like 3rd grade.

I'm excited about the new season of Project Greenlight starting tonight. I get so addicted to this show but I'm wondering how different it's gonna be now that it's on Bravo instead of HBO. It was really the only HBO show I ever bothered watching regularly. Ironic I know.

I hope it starts warming up here soon and feeling like spring. This weather is depressing.

current mood: crappy

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