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Archive for February, 2008

Well that was NOT the plan!

Last weekend, when I went to Indy and went to the GA meeting, I took some fliers for a 15 year pinning meeting that was held tonight. 

In my grand scheme of things, I was hoping the CBFI would venture down this way.  Not in a million fucking years did I think the CGFI (Creepy Guy From Indy) would venture this way.   My heart dropped to my feet when he entered (yeah I was hoping CBFI would be with him) and then I freaked out and texted Miss Monique.

And then during the break, while we were all eating, I went outside to have a cigarette and CALL Miss Monique.   I was laughing so hard, it was pathetic.  What a twist in this grand scheme of mine to get to know CBFI.  LOL

He left early, while the meeting was still going on cause he had to pick up his parents from the airport in Indy.  They were flying in from Vegas (they went there for vacation).  So I didn’t have to worry about him stalking me around the room after the meeting.  Or reminding me where I was sitting at the convention in Lexington.

And on that note, you’ll notice the comments have been shut off for two of my previous posts.  It’s not that I don’t appreciate the participation, but I’m tired.  I’m tired of all the drama and it’s time for it to end on my blog.  For now anyway, until I find some other drama to stick my nose in.  Ya know? 

Until next time….

As the blogging world turns

As the drama continues in my comments, I’m left thinking about a lot of things that were brought up during the discussion in those comments. If someone creates an anonymous blog because of personal reasons, is it really up to us to “out” them to the world? Is it our business to take that anonymity (no matter what the person does or says in that persona) and flush it down the shitter? I think not.

If for some reason I had to create an anonymous blog, I would do so trusting that people in the blogosphere would keep my secret. At least the ones I shared the information with. Sometimes people are being “stalked” or their family finds their blogs and then they feel they have to censor what they say. When they feel they have to censor what they say, the purpose of the blog is lost. In losing the purpose of said blog, the owner/author decides to create a new blog – anonymously – so that they do NOT have to censor themselves. I see no reason to “out” that person. It just seems mean spirited. No matter what the person says or does in that persona.

I’ve lucked out and although I use a nickname here, most people in my circle of friends and readers know my real name. They know where I live, they know a lot about me. My family (mom, brother, SIL) read my blog and I still don’t feel the need to censor what I say. If I have something to talk about that I don’t feel comfortable having my family read, I email mah bitches with that information. And then end up blogging about it anyway. LOL

My thoughts are all over the place and although I’d like to give people the benefit of the doubt in why they do what they do, I can’t find it. I can’t find reasons or understanding on why some people do what they do or say what they say. This is NOT directed at anyone – it’s just a general observation. I find many people on the internet to be this way and do these things. I’m as up front and honest as I can be. I try to be a good person. I’m nice to everyone, even when I’m arguing with them or disagreeing with them. I do not do any name calling unless the person has hurt or pissed me off to the point of no return. I’m reasonable. I try to see all sides of a situation and then make a decision on what I believe/think.

When someone asks you for something and it’s within your power to do so, wouldn’t a good person do this? I would see no reason to NOT do it, other than wanting to gather more information from them to hurt them in the long run. I try to wrap my brain around the behavior of some people and I fail. I fail to be able to do so and I’m OK with that. I don’t have to understand where they are coming from. I only need to understand where I’m coming from. The more I focus on that, the happier I’m going to be.

Until next time….

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Let’s get naked!

shampoo.jpgI recently received a sample of Naked Naturals shampoo and conditioner.  It is the Awapuhi and Lavendar Color Treated Hair product.

I liked this product because there are no Lauryl or Laureth sulfates in it.  They have no artificial colors, animal byproducts or synthetic fragrances.   It smelled heavenly while applying the shampoo and conditioner.

conditioner.jpgMy hair is very soft and fluffy now, due to the conditioning treatment.  I’ve never used an all natural shampoo or conditioner before.  My experience with them the last few days has been pleasant and positive.  I like that it’s all natural and doesn’t have any harsh chemicals in it.

I was going to take a picture of myself with the product in hand, but forgot to do so before opening it and washing my hair yesterday.

Naked Naturals has a secret ingredient of Keravis.  Keravis is a natural plant protein that’s exclusive to these shampoos and conditioners.  Keravis increases strength and adds flexibility to the hair.

Have I mentioned it smells heavenly?  I think I have, but I thought I’d point it out again.  I enjoyed using this product and would definitely recommend it to someone looking for all natural products to use on their hair.

What a freaky day

First of all, I need to point out that I am not normally one to draw drama to me or my surroundings.   I don’t really mind watching from the sidelines, but I RARELY like to get involved in it.   It gives me a headache and makes me stabby.

For some reason, those thoughts left me today.  Completely.  I was a total drama queen today and I drew attention and drama to the Soda Stand here.  Although it was for a good reason in my head at the time, looking back, I would not do it again.

I stand by everything I said and everything I’ve said in comments.  I just don’t think I’d do it again because this day has brought me attention that I do not feel comfortable in.  I don’t like drawing readers because of drama.  I do not like drawing readers because some other blogger said something derrogatory and what not.  I just like my readers to come from Blog Explosion, which I still visit and then my regular circle of friends who have me on their blog rolls and bloglines or feed readers of choice.

And on that note, I need to say how crappy I feel.  I’ve been fighting a sinus migraine for days and today it just kicked my ass.  I took a 3 hour nap and it made me feel worse.  I got a phone call from KP that made me feel worse.  I took some Sudafed sinus headache stuff and started feeling better.  I’m still feeling crappy though.  I hope I feel better tomorrow because I have to work at one of the properties in the afternoon and if I’m feeling like ass, I’ll be all kinds of stabby and what not.

I went and paid my rent today.  Didn’t leave me much in the bank account.  I’m OK until the end of March now though, so I have four weeks to bust my ass finding a job.  I can do this.  I am capable and I am a good employee.  I’ll find something.

Until next time…

Well now I’m really butthurt

I mentioned in my previous post that someone pointed out to me that some of us were called “scandalous cunts.”  Let me point out that I did not feel it was directed at me until several others pointed this out.  And then that’s when I got butthurt.

Well, in the comments of this post over there, the author of the post/blog decided to call me out in the comments of said post.  Well let me just say, Avitable, I was as vague on my post as you were on yours.  Let me just say that I found your post from yesterday disgusting and down right disturbing.  I find anyone who posts their naked frame online to be a little needy and attention whorish.

I had NO plans of getting personal about this nor had I planned on getting nasty about you on this blog.   You changed that when you listed my name specifically in your comment to Vicious Vikki.

I find your behavior disturbing.  Period.  I don’t have to explain my feelings about that.  Once again, it’s really none of your business what I think of you.  Nor is it my business what you think of me.   I’ll agree to disagree with you.

If me thinking your post yesterday was disgusting and disturbing makes me a “scandalous cunt” then I will wear that title with honor and even make myself a t-shirt saying as much.

Until next time….

Getting butthurt.

I woke up this morning feeling all congested and achy.  I’ve also had a few sneezing fits which is just pissing me off.  I really hate being sick.

I decided last night that I just need a life.  I need a reminder set up for my GA meetings.  I was going to go to the 7pm meeting last night and ended up forgetting about it and didn’t remember until close 7:30.  The meeting is half an hour away from me, so I couldn’t just up and go.  I’m going to try to get to a meeting tonight.  Hopefully I remember.  If not, I have my regular Friday night meeting that I go too and it’s a 15 year pinning, so I have to figure out what to take.

I’ve been told someone called me and a few other people I’m close too “scandalous cunts.”  I don’t really know how to react to that.  I could get all butthurt and get vaguely nasty on my blog about this person.  But that’s not really who I am.  So I’ll let them think whatever they want. 

It’s really none of my business what they think of me anyway.  As it’s none of their business what I really think of them.  But if you want to know what I really think of them, just ask and I’m sure I’ll share it with you.  Cause I’m cool like that.

I do find it vaguely ironic that some people can dish out all this shit and when people don’t want to play along or don’t agree, or don’t like what they do/say, they get all butthurt and retaliate with vague messages of hatred.   Whatever.

It’s sunny outside.  The sun is shining!  Can you believe that shit?  I don’t remember the last time I saw the sun here in the Ville.  It was sunny one day in Indy – for about 2 minutes.  But I think that’s the last time I saw the sun.  It may be sunny, but from what I understand it’s quite cold out there.

I still have no idea where/what I’m doing for work today.  I really need to jump in the shower and then call Boss Lady to find out.   If I don’t have to go in to the office, I’ll probably end up working on those manuals again.  Filing is done, so all I have left to finish is the manuals.  And seriously, I don’t know what more I can do to the manuals.

I’m off to go watch some TV, take a shower, maybe try to get a nap in since I feel like so much ass.

Until next time….

Peer pressure at it’s worst.

I got an email this morning from one of mah bitches, saying that something was gross and then a link.  I was frightened.  Truly scared to see what it was she thought was gross.  I, at first, refused to click over.  She, however, convinced me to look at it.  In other words, she peer pressured me into doing it.  Damnit, I’m 38 years old.  I should know better than to just follow my friends blindly. 

I clicked over to said link and thought I was going to puke all over my computer desk.  Take it from me, my friends, do NOT ever get peer pressured into something your gut tells you NOT to do.   It will only be bad for you in the long run.  I now have that disgusting image burned in my mind forever.

I did 5 hours of filing today.  I didn’t get to the manuals at all.  I created labels, created the flies and then filed year 2007 invoices from three different buildings.  It was horrid on my back, my neck and I now have tons of paper cuts all over my hands.  LOL.  But the filing is done!  I’ll start working on finishing parts of the manuals tomorrow morning before finding out where I’m meeting Boss Lady.

I’m ready for a nap, however it’s entirely too late in the day to take a nap.  I’ll find something to eat instead and then watch some TV or hang out here on the computer until it’s time to go to my GA meeting.

Until next time….

Friends

As I sit here trying to stop yawning and looking at the pile of work I have to do, I wonder where to start. LOL I used to have all of my work stuff in a red bag that I got from Ulta during a purchase. It was one of their free gifts, blah blah blah. I used it for my work bag.

When I went to Indy this past weekend, I ended up using it to carry my cameras and a few miscellaneous things. I had to empty the work stuff out and I just slew it across my dining room table. So now I have to organize that, so I can get a grip on where I’m starting with work today.

I woke up with a sore throat and am quite congested. Taking my meds and will just keep an eye on it. Hoping I don’t end up having to go to a doctor cause of the insurance thing. But if I do, then I do and I’ll just suck it up and go.

When I was in Las Vegas, some friends liked to go camping a lot. They even tried to get me to buy some camping gear. I never did buy any of it. When I’d go with them, I’d borrow gear from some of the others who were going, just so I could hang with my friends.

Speaking of hanging out with friends. Here is one of the only pictures of Terror Quadruplets together:
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From left to right:  Miss Sodapop, Miss Monique, Miss Lucy and Miss Laci.  We had one of the guys sitting at our table take this picture.   They used both mine and Miss Laci’s camera to take pictures.

Until next time….

I’m bored.

Still fighting off that sinus migraine. OY! I’m hoping when I go to bed tonight, I can sleep it off.

My cell phone has been blowing up tonight and I can’t figure out why. These people don’t call me all that often and suddenly I’m getting calls from people in Vegas AND people here in GA. I don’t mind it though, keeps me connected to the outside world. I even got a call from one of mah bitches to check on me and why I was losing my shit on Twitter today. I’m sure if you click over to Shutterbuggin later tonight/early tomorrow, my Tweet update post will fill you in. I won’t go into it here because it’s over and done.

I found some great rare movie posters online today. I love movie posters. I love lots of movies and love looking at the rare posters that are available.

Two friends in Vegas are pushing for me to get WOW (World of Warcraft) so that I can play online with them when they are playing it. Hello. I’m 3 hours ahead of them, do they think I will stay up late at night to play that? I already stay up late and play games on Facebook. Yikes. Speaking of video games, I have not touched the Wii in weeks. The last time I played a Wii game was at Miss Laci’s sometime last month. I think I wasted my money. Does anyone want to buy it?

It’s time for Big Brother. Gotta go make fun of people I don’t know now.

Until next time…

Headaches, prayers and rambling

I’m wondering when this sinus migraine will go away.  I’ve been taking my sinus headache stuff and all my other allergy stuff.  But it just hurts to move my head at this moment and it’s completely in my sinuses.  GAH!  I hate this.  I feel like crying, but I know that would make it worse LOL

The luncheon went well today, I worked a little bit in getting everyone signed in and giving out their name tags.  I got to sit at the table next to the Mayor.  He seems very nice and he was extremely polite when he came in.

I’m home now and have some work to do from here today and tomorrow.  I don’t know if I will get to it today because of this fucking headache, but tomorrow I’ll be working from here with the manuals and then some filing that I need to do.

The weather sucks ass and it’s very depressing.  I wish the sun would shine for more than half a day here.  I can’t wait for Spring!

I need to go out to my storage shed thing and find a workbook on the steps, since my new sponsor has given me a few assignments, I need to find that workbook to get them done.  Ugh.  It’s cold out there!   I don’t want to go out there LOL  I’m thinking of just sucking it up, putting my coat and shoes on and just doing it.  If I get it done now, I won’t have to worry about it later, ya know?

I’ve put my three main emails into Windows Mail, so I have just the one mail client to use and/or check.  This will make it much easier for me, instead of using WM for my main email.  I’ll have the other two in there as well.  I have my main email I use, my domain email that I rarely, if ever, use and my email I use for GA and job hunting stuff.  Those are the three I have in WM right now.  It works very well I think.

The girls have not eaten since we got back from Indy yesterday.  This worries me.  Although I know they get a little out of sorts when I take them on trips like that, I don’t remember if they did that when we got home from Georgia or not.  Josie didn’t eat much at all while we were up north either.  Hmmm Just going to keep my eye on them and make sure they are OK.

I got a letter yesterday from my friend in GA who is in Federal prison on the west coast.  It broke my heart to read it.  I’m going to sit down tonight and write him back.  If you can find the time, please pray for my friend JT.  He has 18 months to spend there away from his four children.  Although he is in prison for a crime he committed while gambling, he is a good person at heart.  He just made some poor decisions while practicing his disease. 

And for all you people out there who think you can evade paying your taxes, it will catch up with you.  It caught up with JT shortly after he entered GA and he’s taken full responsibility for it and will also be paying restitution when he is released.

I’m going to go put some ice on my head now because I feel like it’s exploding!

Until next time…