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|Monday, July 28th, 2008|
|what's this? another door?
ahahahaha, I've already used that title. XD meh!
whee, I have a lil get to know me! taken from greeny_chan
's blog.SCATTERGORIES: ... it's harder than it looks! Copy the text below, erase my answers, then use the 1st letter of your name to answer each of the following. They have to be real places, names, things,. nothing made up! Try to use different answers if the person in front of you had the same first initial... You CAN'T use your name for the boy/girl name question.What is your name?
Julie4 letter word:
*screams with anger at not finding a color that starts with J* *cries*Something you wear:
JamSomething found in a bathroom:
JordanReason for being late:
Just woke up 5 min ago! XDSomething you shout:
Just do it!! Current Mood: awake
|Thursday, April 26th, 2007|
|Friday, April 21st, 2006|
I chanced upon this site from the bottom of an MSN....um...well, message screen!A Ditty 4 You
"High Priority" had me crying, I was laughing so hard.
A new use for dental floss
. I just eat it out of the pan I made it in. I'm THAT white-trashy.
BigK likes to sing songs! Most of the time it's at the top of his lungs, and in one falsetto note, but boy are they fun! Today it was "oh my word! oh my word! oh my word!" since we're teaching him to NOT say "oh my g--". LittleK had to join in, of course. He doesn't say the words, but his pitch and delivery were perfect. *sigh*
Day 5 of P-chan gone. Only 26 more to go. *sigh*
I got some greeting cards today for 97% off. Yep, that's right! 97%!!! Yeah, baby! The local Winn-Dixie store is closing, so getting rid of everything. Sure, some of the envelopes don't really match the mood of some cards, but whaddaya want for 7 cents?? The Sour Patch Kids I bought are so old they're not sour, but that's okay, too. I also bought some scrapbook-type page protectors for about a buck a set, that's super cheap. I'm very happy to spend money and save at the same time. In fact, I saved over $200 today! hehehehehehehe
My hair is being mean to me. If I wash it every day, it's limp and lifeless. But if I go more than 2 days without washing, it gets too much build-up. What's a girl to do?? Seriously! What?? I'll take suggestions! I am trying to grow it out, which is why I'm stressing. Otherwise I'd just get it chopped again, yay for spikey hair! And I just realized it will take all summer and then some for it to grow long enough for my plans to take over the world. Oh, wait, I just want to donate
it, that's right....
LadyEm just found out she's pregnant. That's her 4th in that many years. I keep telling her she's crazy. I'm concerned about LadyK's reaction, as she can't have kids but wants them. Especially since LadyK thought she was pregnant (and maybe she was), so was telling everyone "but don't tell anyone, okay?" And then she apparently miscarried. Back when I got pregnant with LittleK, I was dreading telling her, because I knew she would avoid me. And she did! But I was planning for that baby. LadyEm did NOT plan for this one. *sigh*
Okay, yawns abounding here! I should to to bed. But I probably won't. LOL Current Mood: melancholy
|Sunday, April 16th, 2006|
|bad salad, evil salad
tonight there was a potluck thing at the church. I'll tell more about it later, I'm sure, but right now I think I'm sick from the salad I ate. Did the hands that prepared it curse me? Looks like we'll never know!
Last week, I was extended the calling to be the Laurel and Mia Maid advisor in the Young Women program. I wanted to die laughing, but I said okay. I mean, what the freak?? I HATED the Young Women program, growing up.. HATED!!! HAAAATEEEEED! I wanted NOTHING to do with it. For those of you that don't know what it is, it's my church's auxiliary for teen womyn. For various and sundry reasons, I began to loathe the beings than infested my local church, and that spread to my hatred of the program as a whole... Well, God works in mysterious ways, eh?
earlier today, I tried yet again to "talk P-chan into" having one more child. He said no, I said yes, we yelled and I stomped off to do the laundry since he was packing for a work assignment. and THEN I went to the ill-fated church activity. was it the sugar? did they have too much sugar? was it the other kids? too little sleep? I was sure feeling that last one. Whatever the reason, my children exhibited more characteristics of demons than of angels. ugh! Okay, you win, P-chan. No more kids.
I'm surprised at how much apathy I have for other peoples' kids. Especially babies. I can't stand them. They're messy, they sometimes stink, and they're fussy. Why in the world do I want another one of those?? But alas, I still do. Mine are different. Mine have baby poo that smells like rice pudding, the drool is contained, and they only fuss when I'm not holding them. *please, please, sense the sarcasm and insane longing in my words* Yes, I want another one, demmit! And I'd like a girl! With dark hair! But with two older brothers, she wouldn't be a wimp! I would disabuse her of that in an instant. But anyway, why am I going on about this? I don't know either. I was supposed to be talking about how I don't like other kids. Actually, my apathy. I don't "not like" them, I just don't care for them. Kinda like the dude on Firewall who says, "I don't hate you...I just don't care about you." I couldn't stop laughing, and P-chan thought it was pretty funny, because that's how we are about some--nay, most--people.
Don't get me wrong, we have friends, but P-chan thinks most of them are just "friends for here" rather than "friends for life" or some such. I'm fiercely loyal to my good friends, though. Something of a paradox?
I just realized that Pepto Bismol could make me feel better. I'll try it. I don't want to hurl in my sleep, or be awakened by the urge in the middle of the night. yick!
Okay, so I couldn't find Pepto, but I found Publix (that's a local store) brand Pink Bismuth...ah, crap, what's the last word on the label?....Liquid. I was dismayed that it expired a year ago, but what they hay! Its flavor is perhaps not as strong as ole PB, but that's okay.
*about 5 minutes later*
I think the rumbly in my tumbly has gotten worse. The thought of puking makes me want to puke. Okay, I'll stop now. I won't tell you how this ends.
P-chan is (finally) on his way home from That Pizza Place. I will attempt to stay awake. by proof-reading this entry. hahahahahaha man, I'm tired.
byeeeeeee Current Mood: lethargic
|Friday, April 14th, 2006|
I am so glad I don't use IE on a regular basis. In fact, when I opened it to use the link, I didn't recognize the toolbars installed. WHEN did those get installed?? Phish, anyone?
LittleK is officially obsessed with helicopters. I still don't understand how he said "helicopter" before "airplane" but whatever works. This morning he woke up, got out of bed, then walked to my room and climbed on the bed. When he realized I was awake, he smiled and said, "Mommy! Hand? Wann hoggogg!" Which means, "Mommy! Give me your hand! I want to take you to the fridge because I want a hotdog!" I told him he could have a waffle, so he danced out of the room singing, "waggle waggle!" Then he asked for juice and helicopters
BigK just decided he wants a hot Uncrustable sandwich. eeewww! Current Mood: awake
|Thursday, April 6th, 2006|
|what's this? another door?
Bonus XP if you know who said that. ^^^
uhhhhh....yeah. but no.
You're Love in the Time of Cholera!
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Like Odysseus in a work of Homer, you demonstrate undying loyalty by
sleeping with as many people as you possibly can. But in your heart you never give
consent! This creates a strange quandary of what love really means to you. On the
one hand, you've loved the same person your whole life, but on the other, your actions
barely speak to this fact. Whatever you do, stick to bottled water. The other stuff
could get you killed.
Take the Book Quiz
at the Blue Pyramid.
I thought I like gifts? can I still have them?
The Five Love Languages
My primary love language is probablyActs of Service
with a secondary love language beingPhysical Touch
Complete set of results
|Acts of Service: || ||8|
|Physical Touch: || ||7|
|Quality Time: || ||7|
|Receiving Gifts: || ||5|
|Words of Affirmation: || ||3|
Unhappiness in relationships, according to Dr. Gary Chapman, is often due to the fact that we speak different love languages. Sometimes we don't understand our partner's requirements, or even our own. We all have a "love tank" that needs to be filled in order for us to express love to others, but there are different means by which our tank can be filled, and there are different ways that we can express love to others.Take the quiz
My Personal Dna Report
sweet! I'm not the piggy!
|You Are the Swedish Chef|
"Bork! Bork! Bork!"
Your happy and energetic - with borderline manic tendencies.
No one really gets you. And frankly, you don't even get you.
But, you sure can whip up a great chocolate mousse
ochaaaaaa! ooooochaaaaa! I am the ghost of Capital High!
After you die...
After death, you will exist as a guardian angel in order to protect your still-living loved ones. You might even inspire a classic Christmas movie.
Take this quiz at QuizGalaxy.com
not only am I good, I'm also HOT!
| Obi-Wan Kenobi |
You scored 83% wisdom, 40% aggression, 51% power, and 80% morality!
| You are one of the wisest Jedi of them all, and have had a very eventful career full of failures and successes. You are a skilled fighter, having defeated many powerful opponents in your time. You are not overly aggressive, though. You are more reserved and collected. Your sense of morality is without question, and you are a model Jedi. |
| My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender: |
|You scored higher than 79% on wisdom|
|You scored higher than 34% on aggression|
|You scored higher than 5% on power|
|You scored higher than 72% on morality|
and just so you know...no, I have no other excitement. blah!
off to the post office to send some things I sold over the internet. whee! Current Mood: busy
|Friday, March 17th, 2006|
|I can imagine...
I saw a funny quiz so of course I had to take it. I imagined...
|You Are Guinness|
You know beer well, and you'll only drink the best beers in the world.
Watered down beers disgust you, as do the people who drink them.
When you drink, you tend to become a bit of a know it all - especially about subjects you don't know well.
But your friends tolerate your drunken ways, because you introduce them to the best beers around.
well worth my time. ^.^
Okay, I was tagged by Ocha (can someone tell me how to insert the LJ info??? please??), but I sadly don't have 5 friends so that form wouldn't work. Instead, I will just type it *sigh*.
Culinary guilt: TV dinners. Explain yourself: Yes, I like them. The cheap ones. mmmmmm
Literary guilt: Georgette Heyer Explain yourself: Love, sweet love! And no smut! woot!
Audiovisual guilt: Clue The Movie or Tommy Boy Explain yourself: Can't! Stop! Laughing!!!!
Musical guilt: old Mariah Carey Explain yourself: Sure, she was an 'unhappy artist', but man she could sing!
Celebrity guilt: Bruce Willis Explain yourself: I thought I just did. :P http://web.1asphost.com/rmlawson/Testbench/sillyljthing.html
for your own!
Oh man, this is sad...
|You Failed the US Citizenship Test|
Oops, you only got 5 out of 10 right!
1.YOUR PORN STAR NAME: (first pet and current street name)
2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on mother's side first name, favorite candy)
3. YOUR "FLY GIRL/GUY" NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name)
4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite animal, name of high school)
5. YOUR OPPOSITE SEX NAME: (name of dad/mom, cell phone Company you use):
Dennis T'Mobile (I think it's Russian ^.^)
7. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (daily prescription medicine, make of car)
Ferrous Sulfate Ford
8. SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, street you grew up on):
9. YOUR FASHION DESIGNER NAME: (first word you see on your left, favorite restaurant)
10. YOUR KUNG FU NAME: (favorite mineral, favorite animal)
Saphire Pheasant サファイアのキジ (per Babelfish)
I'm off to see the lizard...
|Thursday, March 16th, 2006|
|music and musings
Listening to Cyndi Lauper's Twelve Deadly Cyns, and I had never heard her version of I Drove All Night. Surprsied me, since I thought it was an original Celine song. So I did what any person does when they encounter something wierd: I googled it. Here is what I found: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Drove_All_Night
Have you heard about the Star Wars TV show? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/film/4484915.stm
Mixed feelings...but warming up to it. Maybe it would be cool to have "special appearances" by Obi...maybe...Thanks for the link, Ocha!
I received a small statue from my dad, just after the birth of my fist son. It's a mother, father, and baby. I LOVE it! But some time ago, bigK knocked it down and the father's head fell off. LOL Hope that's not a sign and portent. Anyway, for a long time I just left the head off to the side because I'm too lazy to actually fix it. Well, now the head is missing. oops.
Judeo-Christian Ethics (The Golden Rule)
Essentially this ethical school of thought can be summed up in 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you'. Only do something to someone which you would like to have done to you in return. This is the ethical principal which is least prone to criticism.
|How you scored, compared to others taking this quiz:
|Other Quiz Takers
|Ancient Greek Ethics
'What ethical system do you fit in with?' at QuizGalaxy.com
|Saturday, March 11th, 2006|
I can't get Bebo to work, so here's my blog.
Well, okay, so for several weeks I was tired (as in falling asleep on the couch or in front on the *gasp* computer). So I went to the doc. She said it's because I have small children. ha-ha, no. Okay, so maybe I'm in a mild depression? Well, I did have some symptoms, but again I said haha, no. So I basically had to DEMAND blood tests. Anyway, the results are in and I'm anemic
because of low iron levels in my blood. FUN! Wait, no, it's not, that's right. Also, I am positive for the virus Epstein-barr (sp??), which is apparently linked to chronic fatigue. So, first line of business is to get my iron levels back to normal, which could take 2 months. Wake me up then.
At church, I'm now in charge of the Crafts & Scrapbooking group. I don't do crafts, so much to my delight, the ladies decided to focus on scrapbooking for the first few get-togethers. whew! That I can do! I shall impart my wisdom and perhaps some of the few metric tons of scrap-stuff I have (willfully) accumulated over the last 3 years. Has it only been that long? wow. Well, 3-1/2 now.
Still awaiting news on P-chan's orders. England or Italy may be on our horizon. And if we're not going anywhere, then I am going to DEMAND the newer housing. It was promised to us 6 months ago, and I think it's about darned time that we get it. I can't stand our puny 800 square feet anymore. When you consider that my friend is "paying" the same amount for over 1400 squares, well, I ask you, is that right? Heck no!
hmmm...I seem to be anger-venting. I hadn't realized I needed thatttttt. *ugh! my stupid stuttering keyboard!*
My "temporary" (I call it that because I do intend to lose the weight so the original will fit) wedding ring seems to be causing an allergic reaction because the silver plating seems to be wearing off. or something. Anyway, I have an angry red mark all around my finger, where the ring should be. I tried covering the offending parts with clear nail polish (something a sis recommended), but the nail polish melted in the hot Florida sun (er, sunset) and I need to use nail polish remover to get the gunk off my hand now. yuck.
Small-K said "all done" today. I love how he's trying new words all the time now! He cracks me up! :L His new favorite thing to do is wave good-bye to people. He ran after some squirrels today, growling...so I told him we don't growl at squirrels, we wave at them. So he started saying "hi" to all the squirrels at the park, and even waved bye when we left.
Big-K has a cold, and I told him he couldn't play outside because of it. He responded by screaming (with his voice cracking and all) "I'm not schick!" which was followed by a hacking cough. I finally relented when I realized he was just going to repeat it until he either threw up or ran out of voice.
Miss-L is being a royal pain in my butt. She refuses to do her chores, and instead ponders on the BIG question of the moment, "Who will I live with next?" This irks me greatly, because first, she won't do anything else. Second, she tells everyone we don't want her to live with us anymore. Third, and this has nothing to do with her, there are not a whole lot of family that will take her into their home. My oldest sister told me that she herself could not take Miss-L (I think she meant "would not" but whatever), and that Miss-L would be better off in a group home. DARN her! DARN her to HECK! Man, I swore in my head just then. Didn't you?
okay, enough ranting...I must save some for later...otherwise I would have nothing to write about. Because I'm not a happy person right now. >:(
love ya! :D
|Thursday, February 23rd, 2006|
|how about a quiz? more?
Your results:You are Deanna Troi
|Leonard McCoy (Bones)
|James T. Kirk (Captain)
|An Expendable Character (Redshirt)
||You are a caring and loving individual.
You understand people's emotions and
you are able to comfort and counsel them.
Click here to take the "Which Star Trek character are you?" quiz...
18% Combativeness, 16% Sneakiness, 64% Intellect, 66% Spirituality
Brilliant and spiritual! You are a Mystic Theurge!
Score! You have a prestige class. A prestige class can only be taken after you�ve fulfilled certain requirements. This may mean that you�re an exceptionally talented person, but it probably doesn't.
The Mystic Theurge is a combination of a cleric and a mage. They can cast both arcane and divine spells, and are good at both, making them pretty terrifying on the battlefield. They have more raw spellpower than just about any other class.
You're both intelligent and faithful, but not violent or deceitful. I guess that makes you a pretty good person.
My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
|You scored higher than 2% on Combativeness|
|You scored higher than 8% on Sneakiness|
|You scored higher than 36% on Intellect|
|You scored higher than 87% on Spirituality|
|You Are Animal|
A complete lunatic, you're operating on 100% animal instincts.
You thrive on uncontrolled energy, and you're downright scary.
But you sure can beat a good drum.
|Your Candy Heart Says "Hug Me"|
A total sweetheart, you always have a lot of love to give out.
Your heart is open to where ever love takes you!
Your ideal Valentine's Day date: a surprise romantic evening that you've planned out
Your flirting style: lots of listening and talking
What turns you off: fighting and conflict
Why you're hot: you're fearless about falling in love
does this mean I get shares in Matsumoto Shave Ice?
|Your Japanese Name Is...|
|You Are Japanese Food|
Strange yet delicious.
Contrary to popular belief, you're not always eaten raw.
You may be smooshie and taste unnatural, but you're so darn cute.
|You Are Bobsledding|
You're not a world class athlete, but you are a world class maniac.
Your need for speed could have you blazing past the finish line!
|You Are Pecan Pie Soda|
Sweet, but totally nuts
I've been watching too much TV. Hazard of having cable, I guess. Food Network is my favorite, followed by HGTV and any channel with Law&Order or Charmed. I called them today, and they said they're not billing me...so I'll just enjoy the free cable while it lasts. yay for free TV!
Planning for the scrapbook expo at the end of March...appropriately called The Scrapbook Expo
. yeah, I like simple things. :) Trying to get a larger group, for more fun and spontaneity. Okay, the "spontaneity" would probably drive me nuts, but I'd like more than just ME to be going. And if R doesn't go, then all the better!
Have you signed up for MyPoints yet? what? you haven't? Drop me a line and I'll give you a referral! They send me emails, I click on the link, I get points, and then I redeem the points for certificates. I've earned gift certificates for Blockbuster, Wal*Mart, Target, Sharper Image, Home Depot, and Burger King. Most of the time I've just earned by clicking; I haven't signed up for a LOT of trials, but some sure make it worth it! Most of the stuff you're already thinking about trying/signing up for anyway. Why not get a bonus for it? It's my favorite "paid to read" program. :D
K and k both have ear infections. k had his 18-month checkup today. He's great! Capt---ooops, I mean MAJOR--W says he's not worried about k's speech, so no need for therapy for him. In a way, I'm sad about this, since K had so much fun during his speech therapy. But also, I'm glad, since that means he's got a good example by K. yay for older brothers!
I like my neighbors! M and her hubby J seem to like us, too! yay! P (my hubby) still considers himself socially awkward, but I think he's great. Tonight we hung out while J barbecued. Then M and I talked for a long time after everyone else turned in. lol yay for friends!
chores started today: 0
PC phone calls made: 10
times I told my hubby I love him: 3
times I told my kids I love them: 4
times I checked my email: 4 Current Mood: awake
|Thursday, September 8th, 2005|
|fun fun fun
|What Your Underwear Says About You|
You like to think of yourself as innocent, even though you're not!
You're sexy, in that pinup girl, tease sort of way.
|Your Brain's Pattern|
You have a dreamy mind, full of fancy and fantasy.
You have the ability to stay forever entertained with your thoughts.
People may say you're hard to read, but that's because you're so internally focused.
But when you do share what you're thinking, people are impressed with your imagination.
right on! "I look good in green, but absolutely STUNNING in purple!" (extra hugs for anyone who can name the show and character that said it. Bonus chocolate if you know the name of the episode or season without looking it up!)
|Your Blog Should Be Purple|
You're an expressive, offbeat blogger who tends to write about anything and everything.
You tend to set blogging trends, and you're the most likely to write your own meme or survey.
You are a bit distant though. Your blog is all about you - not what anyone else has to say.
ah, yes my mood...It is 92F-degrees (and you know
what the "F" stands for!) outside, and I've been helping my friend move. 'nuf said. Current Mood: dirty
|Wednesday, September 7th, 2005|
|time's fun when you're having flies
I am sad because she was my hero.
Ah, the Blame Game. Isn't it fun! I find the whole thing too depressing, and so have avoided the news.
I seem to be very emotional right now. You know, crying over the OnStar commercials, or sappy love songs. Methinks it's from hubby being away for 4 months, but who knows? I have a doctor's appointment Friday, so I'll ask about it.Starbucks and Scrabble, what could be better?The idea that started itHey, that's my town! :D
Maybe Ocha can answer the question posed here
Okay, okay, 'nuf 'bout that.
OH YEAH! P-chan comes home in less than a week! I am so happy and excited! :P :D XD :) (: C: CX d: I found that out about 5 days ago. Last night, P-chan's sarge (from here) called my cell to ask where I was. Well, I was on the way back from taking BigK to the doctor...seems that Sarge thought P-chan was coming home last night! After much excitement and many phone calls, we finally figured out that he's coming home next week. LOL That gives me more time to get things in order, like getting the car washed! XD
My friend AuntiEm decided to move herself (instead of waiting on the military's schedule) to the new house. I told her I thought she was crazy, but she's determined to have the house in order before SirDrake comes home. Today she is stressing 'cuz she can't find a weigh station for the U-haul. ugh!
Rumor came up that not only is P-chan's job re-opening for re-enlistment, but that bonuses might be re-instated. RUMOR! Uncomfirmed at this point. But it would make sense, as Hurricane Katrina has seriously disabled the base that is used to train....see?
I found this
...I'm #166 on the contributors (I think
I sent in #1127), as is my BFF (she's #175, I think
she sent in #1175)...(although I could have it backwards...). On an interesting note, this disappeared for several years, and one I later submitted is no longer on the list. I really like #1474...1177...1315....1303...LMAO. Good times, good times.
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------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------hmmmm, I'm not looking too geeky...
"M" is somewhat misleading, seeing as how I don't own one but would like to. Current Mood: cheerful
|Sunday, August 21st, 2005|
|willy wonka, willy wonka
Darn! *that* close to Willy Wonka!
And huge shells to boot.
| You scored as Ariel. Once you have your heart set on something you'll do anything to get it. You have the beauty of many and tend to conceal who you really are.|
What Disney Leading Lady Are You?
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| You scored as Chocolate chip cookie. Your perfect dessert is a chocolate chip cookie! You are intelligent and original. You are a leader not a follower. You like cookies! Sometimes you can be on the wild side and get a midnight snack...(stealing the LAST COOKIE from the cookie jar...) If this isn't you take the quiz over.|
Chocolate chip cookie
I SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!
::.what dessert are you?.::
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| You scored as Hermione Granger. |
Fred or George Weasley
Which Witch/Wizard are you?
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Current Mood: busy
| You scored as Sci-fi nerd. You are a Sci-fi nerd. You stay at home indoors for entire weekends watching Doctor Who marathons and have seen every Star Wars movie over twenty times. Live long and prosper is your life mantra and you believe in life in space.|
What type of nerd are you?
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|Wednesday, August 17th, 2005|
|the thunder rolls
Big storm last night. BigK asked, "What's that noise?" when we finally went to bed, so I told him it's thunder. His reply: "Is someone throwing bombs?" I was soooo stunned, I just stared at him for a second, then had to laugh so I didn't cry. "No, honey, it's thunder. Lightning is when it lights up, and the noise is thunder." "oooh!" Where in the world
did he get the idea that it was bombs
?? On the bright side (no pun intended) both he and I had a blast lighting the candles all around the apartment. I had to turn off the power strip for the compy and accoutrements, 'cuz the printer kept trying to start itself with a good cleaning after each power bump (kinda like a cat).
LittleK now calls me mama. yay! And if you say "no, no" then he shakes his head, and "yes yes" will make him nod his head. so cute! ^_^
P-chan is being promoted! Well, he passed the test anyway. He won't put on the new rank until about July next year. That means he moves up in the waiting list for re-enlistment. Don't know how far
up, but it's better. Current Mood: amused
|Tuesday, August 16th, 2005|
Okay, I was tagged
Gotta answer the call of the tag!
Three nicknames: JulieBean, JulieBug, Julie Jo Bob May, The One Whose Butt Fell Off, The One Who Fits in a Glove Compartment, Scully
what? that's more than three? meh.
Three things I like about myself: sad that I actually need to THINK about this...My compassion, loyalty, and gift of discernment.
Three things I don't like about myself: My quick temper; my uncontrollable spending habit; my somewhat obsessive compulsive nature.
Three things that scare me: bugs, draft-type war, P-chan dying
Three everyday essentials: (in order) talk to P-chan, tell my kids I love them, check email. And when P-chan returns, scratch talking and add sex. mwahahahaha
Three things I'm wearing right now: clothes; Italian charm bracelet from Pamp Chef; wedding ring.
Three fave bands growing up: WHAM, Debbie Gibson (does she count?), Boyz 2 Men
2 truths and a lie: I spend way too much money on frivolous things. I would like to have more home-cooked meals (ya know, by me. at home.). I don't care what happened to McLevi.
Three things I can certainly live without: mosquitoes, fire ants, unsolicited phone calls.
Three places I want to go on vacation: Spain, Hawai'i, Alaska.
Three things I want to do before I die: Travel outside the country (B.C., Canada does NOT count); organize my house; own and wear a $40 Victoria's Secret bra.
Three to tag..k, assuming I can't re-tag, Ocha and...well that's it. I get around alot. Current Mood: must. get! WATER!
|Sunday, August 14th, 2005|
I have decided to perhaps "update" this journal every time I sit down at the compy. I shall never shut the nice Mozilla screen that houses this. :sigh of contentment:
So remember how my house is messy? BeesaBug decided to bring home the guy who brought her home from church. greaaaaaaaat! But on the upside, he decided to buy some Pampered kitchen tools. (I'm not allowed to say the full name, I could get in HUGE trouble, but you know who I mean, wink, wink, nudge, nudge) AND he wants to register with ME for their wedding! :air fist punch:
You are dependable, popular, and observant.
Deep and thoughtful, you are prone to moodiness.
In fact, your emotions tend to influence everything you do.
You are unique, creative, and expressive.
You don't mind waving your freak flag every once and a while.
And lucky for you, most people find your weird ways charming!
You Know You're From Washington When...
You know the state flower (Mildew)
You feel guilty when you don't recycle.
You use the phrase "sun break" and know what it means.
You know more than 10 ways to order coffee.
You know more people who own boats than air conditioners.
You feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice restaurant.
You've stood on a deserted corner in the rain waiting for the "Walk" Signal.
You understand that if it has no snow or has not erupted, it is not a real mountain.
You can taste the difference between Starbuck's, Seattle's Best, Veneto's, Peet's, and Tully's.
You know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye salmon.
You consider swimming an indoor sport.
You are well versed in the difference between Japanese, Chinese and Thai food.
In winter, you go to work in the dark and come home in the dark -- while only working eight-hour days.
You never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.
You are not fazed by "Today's forecast: showers followed by rain," and "Tomorrow's forecast: rain followed by showers."
You have no concept of humidity without precipitation.
You can point to at least two volcanoes, even if you cannot see through the cloud cover.
You notice "the mountain is out" when it is a pretty day and you can actually see it.
You put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 50, but still wear your hiking boots and parka.
You switch to your sandals when it gets about 60, but keep the socks on.
You've actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.
You think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.
You knew immediately that the view out of Frasier's window was fake.
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Washington.
HOLY CRAP! This one is LOOOOOONG!
You Know You're From Utah When...
Green jell-o with carrots mixed in doesn't seem strange.
You can pronounce Tooele.
The U is not just a letter - Neither is the Y.
You have actually eaten funeral potatoes.
You've gotten both heat and frost burns off your car's door handle in the same month.
You are not surprised to hear words like "Darn, Fetch, Flip", "Oh, My Heck" and "Shoot".
Your tulips get snowed on three times after they come up and twice more after they bloom.
Hunting season is a school holiday.
The largest liquor store is the state government.
You can go skiing and play golf on the same day.
30% humidity is muggy and almost unbearable.
Somewhere in your family tree is a polygamist.
You know the difference between a 'Steak House' and a 'Stake House'.
The elevation exceeds the population
You've broken down on the highway and somebody stops to help you
You can see the stars at night
You have a bumper sticker that says "Families are Forever."
You were an aunt or uncle before you were three.
Your spouse's mother was pregnant at your wedding.
You have more children than you can find biblical names for.
Your family considers a trip to McDonald'd a night out..
Your first child was conceived on your honeymoon.
You feel guilty when you watch Monday Night Football.
Your kids believe the deer hunt is a national holiday.
You drink Coke from a brown paper bag.
You consider a temple recommend a credit reference.
At least two of your salad bowls are at the homes of neighbors.
You believe that you must be 18 or older to order coffee at a restaurant.
You wonder why fire truck drivers honk when you drive 35 mph in the left lane on the freeway.
There is a similarity between a ward basketball game and the L.A. riots.
You think Jack Daniels is a country western singer.
You negotiate prices at a garage sale.
You can make Jell-O salad without the recipe.
You've heard about BYU football in a testimony meeting.
You have two gallons of ice cream in your freezer at all times.
Your father-in-law thinks Ronald Reagan was a liberal.
A member of your family wrote in Lavell Edwards for president in the last election.
Cars in the slow lane are traveling the fastest; cars in the fast lane are traveling the slowest; cars in the middle lanes are always trying to exit.
Sandals are the best-selling shoes.
You have to ask for the uncensored version of "Titanic."
Hotel rooms all have the Book of Mormon.
You buy your wardrobe at the local grocery superstore.
You learn about the Mormon Church by taking history in elementary school.
You live in a state where Democrats always come in third place, unless a zoo animal is running. Then they come in fourth.
You're on your own if you are turning left.
Schools stay open, even if two feet of snow falls overnight, but close for the opening of hunting season.
People wear shorts and T-shirts if the temperature rises above 32 degrees.
There is a church on every corner, but they all teach the same thing.
The most popular public transportation system is a ski lift.
People drive to Idaho (or Arizona) to pick up a gallon of milk so they can play the lottery.
In-state college football rivalries are bigger than the Super Bowl.
Beer drinkers don't shop on Sunday.
You don't have to breathe cigarette smoke until you walk outside a building.
The cost of living rises while your salary drops.
Every driveway has a minivan and a pickup truck.
When you buy a new vehicle, cigarette lighters are optional equipment but gun and ski racks are standard.
Every time a new family moves into your neighborhood, the local elementary school has to hire a new teacher.
Your paycheck has an additional 10 percent deduction.
"Temple recommends" is acceptable identification for cashing a check.
More movies are filmed in your town than in Hollywood.
You've never had a Mormon missionary knock on your door.
Your neighbors complain about where they live, yet refuse to return to the state they moved from.
You make a toast with red punch at your wedding reception.
You have more raw wheat stored than some Third World countries.
Your idea of a good time is playing Pictionary in the cultural hall.
Your idea of a wild party is a six pack of Pepsi and a PG-13 movie.
You and all your friends come to your mother for a haircut in her kitchen.
You measure Kool-Aid by parts per million.
You think "You're a 10 cow wife" is a compliment.
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Utah.
AMEN to the two season.
You Know You're From Florida When...
You own at least five pairs of flip flops
You know someone who's been struck by lightning
You're more scared of the freaks who live down the street than gators
Your backyard is sometimes a swamp
You're officially sick of Disney
You shrug off hurricane warnings
You've been permanently blinded by fat men in speedos
There are only two seasons - hot and hotter
You've drank a flaming alligator.
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Florida.
uhhh...oKAY. Current Mood: content
|hi ho hi ho
The house is a disaster. I almost wish a hurricane would come and take it all away. :/ I lost the key to the storage unit, so I can't cart anything outta here, and I can't get rid of the crap in there either. ugh. This is the only reason I dread P-chan coming home. I mean, sure he knows I'm a slob (who isn't, really?) but that's no reason to subject him to it. LOLGood use of land
Go ahead, take the quiz
Who said we couldn't get along?
|Your Outrageous Name Is|
|Ivana B. Laid|
| 9 3/4", Oak, Phoenix |
You scored 42 wisdom, 27 bravery, 10 emotional, and 33 martyrdom!
Oak signifies wisdom, endurance, protection, and authority. The phoenix
tail feather as your core means that you have the capability to be an
extremely powerful wizard or witch and that you will defend those you
love at all costs.
| My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender: |
|You scored higher than 31% on wisdom|
|You scored higher than 43% on bravery|
|You scored higher than 3% on emotional|
|You scored higher than 96% on martyrdom|
Traditional and comforting.
You focus on living a quality life.
You're not easily impressed with novelty.
Yet, you easily impress others.
meh..I scored higher on a different IQ test...
Current Mood: awake
|Your IQ Is 115|
Your Logical Intelligence is Above Average
Your Verbal Intelligence is Genius
Your Mathematical Intelligence is Exceptional
Your General Knowledge is Above Average
|Saturday, August 13th, 2005|
|Tie a yellow ribbon
P-chan is just over a month away from coming home. YAY!!
I was recently reminded that I'm not writing often enough. Thus, I will be back-dating some entries to catch y'all up!
Krillin asked for "slim juice" while at the store tonight. ?? What is that? O_oJust Ten?
::does a jig:: I LEARNED HTML!! Well, I learned how to insert tags. WA-HOO!!!
I have a new hobby -- Digital Scrapbooking. I discovered it about 2 weeks ago, spent 4 days downloading a butt-load of stuff for it, then I realized I didn't have a program to actually DO IT in, so downloaded a trial of PhotoShop CS2 (sp?), and spent 2 days trying to figure that out (harder than hell). Then I realized that MS Picture It! was already on the compy, so gave it a try. 2 minutes later, I had my first page done! Now I gotta share it, so I gotta figure out how to store stuff online...Seminoles here for good
My fave "blog" to make me laugh Current Mood: chipper