Archive for March, 2007

And I got a feelin,Down in my sho-oo-oo-oes, said,Way down in my sho-oo-oes,Yeah, I got to ramble, w

I love that when I’m having one of those small lightening strikes in the brain days I get such fun comments. It’s nice to know that there are some other looney people out there.

I am typing this with the webcam window open on the same screen and watching strange goings on in my living room. The camera points to the North East Corner of the room. I can see my son every once in awhile walk into the frame and deposit furniture from the South East corner of the room. I’m not sure what he is doing. I can also hear the person in the office to my right as I sit here make loud banging noises, so my brain keeps telling me I’m hearing my son move furniture. I thought about calling home, but then he would turn the camera off. He’s very private, and kind of a snot. I’m not allowed to speak of him to others. (oops).

So far no big plans for the weekend. Little bit of grocery shopping, then on Sunday night we have the Kathy Griffin show. So far, that’s pretty much it. Oh, yes, book store tomorrow. Must remember.

Enjoy your day.

Gah I need a real hobby….

I’m fairly sure this will be long, and equally sure this will be boring. I wish Xanga had a back date feature. That way this would drop to the end of any subscription. Sometimes I just feel the need to type. to feel the click of keys clacking underneath my fingers. Hmm, though as I say that I think how much more satisfying it would be if I got off my ass and picked up a keyboard and attached it to the hub instead of typing on the silly laptop keyboard. I get the same satisfaction from sketching however I cannot locate my sketching pencil. One must have the correct pencil, if one hopes to be happy with ones sketch.

Okay, went and grabbed a keyboard. It’s very quiet though and doesn’t have the same satisfaction. It’s a strange little keyboard, and as I walked down the hall I asked where it had come from. And the answer was, “I don’t know. We seem to have a lot of extras that are odd, I was going to take one home.” That frustrated me. I was doing so well being happy today. And just that one little comment annoyed me. It bothers me when people see things and say, well we’re not using it so I’m taking it. It’s not yours. Don’t take it. Period. And everytime you see something, don’t ask if you can have it. It’s rude. You really don’t need all of the extras in the world. And it forces people to have to say no. I know, some people live with the philosophy of well, it doesn’t hurt to ask. Well, you know what? Sometimes it does. (Ewww, just looked down and there is shit floating in my tea. I think it’s just oil from putting plain old lipton tea into my slightly unwashed coffee cup.) Anywho, I’m terribly frustrated with the world and the people in it lately. I think I just need to be busy again, or perhaps I’m just turning into a bitch. (4)

IAN – I just read your comment about my poetry and it cracked me up. Hey, if your girlfriend works at the restaurant a block from my house, that we go to on a regular basis, why don’t we ever see her?

Damnit, now I’m hungry. Wow, that’s three swear words in one entry. Very unusual for me. Not the swearing part, I love to swear. I just find it difficult to do in writing. My daughter swears up a storm in her blog, and I have to restrain myself from saying something. It’s not the swearing itself, it’s the lack of better words to use that bothers me. Okay, I think I’m done clicking for awhile.

An Ode to a Sprout!

By request:

I’m small and dense
and smell so icky.
you will not like me,
if you are picky.

You can bury me in cheese sauce,
you can drown me goop,
nothing makes me taste better
not even cooking in soup.

That’s right I’m a sprout
the bad tasting cabbage wannabe
from the land knows as brussels
where no one really wanted me

I have only one friend
and his name is Lima Bean
we hang out in the freezer
where we can not be seen.

No one to poke fun
no one to gag
our own little shelter
in this freezer bag.

We’ve been here so long,
we’re probably forgotten
there’s so much freezer burn
looks like we’re swaddled in cotten

but here we will stay,
just us and the fish
to wait for that special moment
of being cooked in a dish

Feeling out of Sorts still!

Know what’s better than hiring or firing someone?

Promoting Someone! That’s just fun.

So now I can officially say that (for you local folks) we’re hiring. 3rd shift, part-time. 3 to 4 nights a week. Basic Tech Support/Customer Service for WiFi.

Very easy if you are at all computer-y. Perfect for you night owls who also need to do homework or study. Bring your own laptop for play, cause you’re only using ours for work. We don’t do call-offs on third shift, so if you’re prone to missing work, don’t bother!

I just saw myself in the mirror, and I look kind of scarey! I’m pale, and my eyes are a little red. And my nose is kinda blotchy and itchy. And my hair, hmmm, not sure what’s going on with my hair today. From the left it’s kind of Mall Hairish, and from the right it’s more mullet. Good Day to hide, but my office is really cold and breezy today, so no fun to hide there. Maybe I should go home? 

I’ve been so uncreative lately. Perhaps I’ll write a poem.

My dog looks like a pillow,

while Devin is watching on the cam

Then she uncurls like a willow

And Emeril likes to say BAM.

Huh, maybe I’ll try painting instead

Whatever it is, it’ll keep till the morning. Haven’t we both got better things to do?

I have been entirely to adult (boring) lately.

I believe stress is causing all of my current health and sleep issues. On the weekends my entire body changes. I feel completely different and I sleep like a rock. This pisses me off to no end. I hate not having control over my own physical well being. Warmer weather will help. I have to start getting outside more.

And to answer everyone, Yes! I am using Mr. T (readmill) every day, twice a day, since the day he came into our house. I do 30 minutes in the morning, before I wake up(At least it feels that way). You can drink coffee while on a treadmill, its just tricky. And then 30 minutes at night. I go between 3 & 3.5 miles an hour. So I’m averaging just under 3 miles a day. Hopefully I’ll be increasing that eventually.

My sister gets her Treadmill this weekend, and I think she should hook up a webcam and turn it on whenever she’s using it. Front view that way you can’t really see anything except that she’s on it. And I’ll do the same of course.

Last night I made szechuan veggies for dinner but I way over did the sauce! It was a good flavor but too hot. I’ll try again tonight. I’ve got half an eggplant left. Before anyone is too impressed with my cooking skill, I made this by cutting up an eggplant, and dumping a can of La Choy chop suey vegetables into a pan with some szechuan sauce. Easy Easy Easy.

I also am going to try to cook up a Portobello mushroom. I’m thinking I’ll fry it with some olive oil, and onions and eat it like a little steak. I’ve never had them at home. The trick for me is food has to be quick and simple at home, or I just won’t bother.

My house is very active today on the webcam. My son keeps walking by, the dogs are all awake and wandering. Very strange.

Off I go.

10 things I hate about….

I don’t really think I have anything that I hate 10 things about.

I can tell you two of the things I’m not fond of currently.  Hiring and Firing.  Anyone want a job?  Just above miminum wage, very easy job, non-flexible part-time hours?  Seriously.  Customer Service/Tech support help desk.  No experience neccessary, but you must be reliable and hopefully a little technical.

To the two people I work with who read this, shhhh.  Private conversation, don’t interupt.

I called our local paper and went through about 5 VM prompts choosing to go to the department that does classified Help Wanted Ads.  The woman answered the phone (her name was Tracy too) and I said, “yes, I need the rates for placing a help wanted ad” and she said, “okay”……….after a very long pause I said, “I need you to tell me the rates”.  Sigh…

I wish my last name were Luna.  You could just have so much fun with that.

I may come back and add more later.  We’ll see.

Very Rare Saturday Post (Not for the squeamish)

Please don’t let the fact that I bought a new deep dish frying pan last week concern you.

Brazilian convicted of frying husband

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian housewife was convicted and sentenced to 19 years in prison Friday for killing her husband, chopping his body into small pieces and frying it. Rosanita Nery dos Santos, 52, drugged her husband in his sleep, then stabbed him to death two years ago in Salvador, about 900 miles northeast of Sao Paulo, said police spokesman Idmar Bonfim.
She then hacked Jose Raimundo Soares dos Santos’ body into more than 100 pieces, which she boiled and fried before hiding in plastic bags beneath a staircase in her house, Bonfim said. He said police discovered the body parts after receiving an anonymous phone call.

Bonfim said the killing was either part of a black magic ritual or an attempt by the wife to collect life insurance worth about $34,000.

Citing testimony from the woman’s relatives, he said she may also have committed the crime “to avenge many years of humiliation from her husband.” He did not provide further details.

Santos denied killing her husband but said she chopped up his body, Bonfim said.

“She claims masked assailants entered her house, killed her husband and then forced her to cut up the body and fry it because that would prevent the stench of a decomposing body from alerting neighbors,” he said.

Copyright 2007 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 

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