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Subject:DAMN
Time:04:44 pm
Current Mood:aggravatedaggravated
Do I know anyone travelling from KW to TO in the next few days? I've forgotten my cell at The Boy's mom's house and I'm looking to see if someone can deliver it to me. I can provide compensation.

Thanks all.
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Subject:The Good and the Annoying
Time:10:32 am
The Good: The Boy got satellite while I was gone.

The Bad: It is the flakiest piece of crap I have EVER SEEN.
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Subject:If a tree falls in the forest....
Time:09:52 pm

....and it falls on a mime, does anyone really care?

Effing mimes.
I have to teach a class on miming tomorrow and I'm not happy about it. I'll do it, and it will be good but I'm not happy about it.

So, instead of doing some prep, I'm googling things like "miming theatre games" "mime activities" and so on...

And I come across this.
If you've already seen it, watch it again. NEARLY as funny as the damned overly-dramatic-groundhog.
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Subject:My Dad is great
Time:10:43 am
Current Mood:thankfulthankful
I don't think I cry a lot. I don't often cry because of a happy reason. I'm bawling my eyes out.

My dad sent me a care package containing the following items:
chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon raisin bagel crisps, a starbucks gift card, a chapters gift card, jelly beans, duotangs, lined paper, magnets, a pair of scissors, post-it notes, a pencil case shaped like a hippo filled with markers and pens, a fold-away shopping bag, a tiny note book, $50 "beer money", a toy car - so that I'd have a car at school, a desk clock and a card who's front is a photograph of a moose standing in one of the kiddie pools in my home town and the following message:

Too much to do! Don't want to! Thought of you! Love, Dad

He really knows how to make a friday great!
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Subject:I haz the intarnetzz!!
Time:10:02 am
FINALLY.

Hi all. Just wanted to say taht I'm accessible all the time by a series of connected tubes.

YAY!
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Subject:Saturday
Time:11:45 pm
Current Mood:moodymoody
I need some plans for tomorrow evening. I need a night off from stress and family and unhappiness.

If anyone has any good ideas for a mini, short-notice, evening event for Saturday night, please let me know. Failing that, I wanna go out for beer.

Anyone else coming?
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Subject:I need out
Time:06:08 pm
Current Mood:draineddrained
I can't stay in this headspace. I'm overwhelmed and sad and everything else. I'm doing the music for the funeral on Monday.... I don't know why I agreed.... Too late now, just have to practice.

But I need out. Like OUT out.

Is there anything happening tonight? CAN something be happening?
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Subject:Sadness
Time:08:13 am
Current Mood:sadgrieving
If you have any good thoughts to spare, please send them on to The Boy and his family. Grandpa Gus passed away last night, a wonderful human with an unfair disease.
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Subject:1998 Buick Lesabre anyone?
Time:10:20 am
Current Mood:lethargiclethargic
Hi all, does anyone need a car? I have one to sell.
There have been other posts about it. It's a good car. I just have to sell it.
I'm currently asking $2500 for it, or whatever you'll give me for it.

If you need more info, just ask. Cross post as necessary.
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Subject:Ok ok ok I'll update
Time:07:56 pm
Current Mood:accomplishedaccomplished
Hi everyone. Stuff HAS been going on, it hasn't all been just sitting around, reading, knitting and doing nothing. It may have LOOKED like that. But I was doing far more, I think.

I've spend 8 days at two cottages, one leg with friends (it was SO GOOD to see you again) and one leg with family (they don't have LJ, but it was good nonetheless). While at the cottages, I knit an entire sweater, learned to crochet, made faux-jerk chicken twice, drank copious amounts of beer, met my cousin's new boyfriend (he's in commercials we've actually seen!!), and just generally had a lovely relaxing time.

I'm almost finished with work, it's been fun too, although I have to remember that when I seek out minimum wage jobs, to find one without so many women working there. So. Much. Drama. And there are only 8 employees.

My (demented) grandmother has fallen and broken her other hip. I suspect that she was trying to bust out of the care home again. She seems to try that every few days. Honestly, I don't blame her. I wouldn't want to be stuck in her body/mind and be in a care home either.

The Boy and I are canning and really enjoying it. Yesterday, we made ketchup and it is very yummy. Today we're doing dilled green and yellow beans as well as some dilled carrots and pickled roasted red/orange/yellow peppers. Everything I own smells like vinegar. But it's fun and easy too!

A friend died earlier this summer. A really tragic, freak "accident" (we all have no idea what really happened). He was swimming in Belize and drowned. He was my age, a year short of graduation from med school and for the life of me I can't tell you why his death affects me so profoundly. We weren't close friends back in high school, and I haven't seen him since. But I always remember him fondly and all these years, I've wondered about his whereabouts and how his life has been going. He was a wonderful human and it's absolutely tragic that he's no longer alive.

I'm mentally preparing for the Big Move. I have lists of things I need to take (it's a short list) and things I need to do before I go. I am so excited to be somewhere new. And not to have to take all my stuff. I'm only peripherally aware that I will be away from The Boy who will be staying here in Sudbury. I suppose it's hard to know how to miss him when he's usually 6 feet away from me at most.

We'll be spending Labour Day weekend in KW, so Sudburians and KWers, prepare accordingly.

love you all.
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