Friday, March 11, 2011

#15: Hold a snake

Ever have one of those days where every weird occurrence possible seems to happen in one day?? .... and you forgot your camera??? That was my Saturday. On my way to work, walking past a drive through Java hunt as I usually do, first thing I see? two horses... walking through the drive-through. They each had a rider, in full cowboy get-up and everything. Now granted, a lot of our city is farm land, but that's not exactly something you commonly see out this way.

Okay, so today is now the 13th of March. I have other crap on my mind, because it's just been one of those weeks. So I'm going to chop up the previous post as quickly as possible. Here it is: Instead of going to the gym, I decided to 86 the idea (wasn't feeling well) and go to the bookstore. When I left, I see a man sitting outside with some snakes. I stand and listen as he talks to other people, and then mention I'v never held one. He passes me one, I hold it, for a good half hour at least, and I'm sold. I ask if he needs any help with them later and end up landing a few gigs with him. I just did my first one yesterday at a local elementary school's science fair. He paid me too, which I wasn't expecting. Wasn't much, but money's money. "You push too hard, Darling. But I accept!" So there's that.

This week has had at least three to four inconsecutive days that have been up, down, around the corner, and no amount of chocolate or, in my case, chocolate peanut butter, seems to be helping. These are THE WORST mood swings I have ever had during this particular time of month. (Yes, I did just announce to the entire world that I am on my period. Good thing no one reads this...:P ) On the up side, I haven't had ANY cramps, which is great... I think. Not sure that it's normal, but it's nice. However, I think I'd take the cramps over these mood swings ANY DAY! Maybe a little alcohol would help, but I don't have anything strong enough, and I don't like wine. Wine doesn't seem to like me either. We have a mutual hate hate relationship.

Forgive this incessant rambling, but on day's like this I feel that I just need to write, just to get it all out, whether it makes sense or not. OH, and in other occurences of weirdness, driving home today, saw three wild turkey's in the road... alive. wtf?
I had a very needy half hour or so on the 8th, with the guy that I'm seeing. I hate when I get like that. I get feelings of being overwhelmed for no obvious reason, being sad, lonely, even when someone's there. I HATE IT! I can't explain the feelings, because I don't understand them. I felt terrible for dumping all that on him. I still do. (Aaand the dog just stuck his nose in the cat's butt, and sneezed. Gotta love those four legged comic reliefs...) And he just text me. I was getting parinoid. I worry a lot. I wish I was more relaxed and confident, but that's not always the case. I'm working on it, and have been doing a lot better if you compare it to past years. On that note, I'm tiring and going to get off for now. I'll work on making my blogs more structured. Have a good night.'s amazing how a couple texts from him can flip my mood, in a complete 180. :)

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Good News, Bad News

Original title: "#23 (original list): Start learning to become a record producer/engineer", started 1/27/11

So, apparently I thought I added this to my new list, but turns out I didn't. So, we'll just pretend and call this number ...51 ..ish of new list.

I was watching Julie & Julia tonight, and listening to Julie's narrative of her own blog, I felt inspired to write. However, as I sit here, I find myself struggling to find all the words, or rather, compose all the words in a manner that would make sense to all those people OUTSIDE my head.

American Idol plays in the background, a cat licks it's butt on ither side of me, and I think too much. I think too much for my own good.

New day: 2/1/2011

The above blog piece was written on one of my, ...shall we call it... funky days? Anyway, being that it is a new day, and at least 4 days and 9 and half hours have passed between, I'm in a much healthier, livelier mood.
Now, let's play a rousing game of "Good news, Bad news," shall we??
First Bad news: I had gotten all excited and tried to sign up for my first Music Production class here at my local college. The first day was exhilarating to watch and listen to, even if it was from the very front of the room. (Including myself, there were 17 other students trying to get into the class, in which there was no extra room to sit.) So, here's the worst part: yesterday, the teacher drew a random lottery to see who of us would make it into the class. I felt like I was on one of those competition shows, and it was elimination night. He literally had us put our names on pieces of paper, borrowed a student's hat, and picked four names. As I'm sure you've guessed by now, I did not win that prize. : P
Now the good news: (in three parts, no less :D ) First: Since the class was on a Monday, and V-day is on a Monday, I'll now have more time with my S.O. (significant other, for those who didn't catch that...). Second: my Monday afternoons will be free so I'll be able to devote more time to my only other class. And third: they give this class every semester, so I'll just try again then. I was hoping to not have any school in the summer, (my FAVORITE season), but if I do, it will be my only class. Just as long as it's not on a Friday..

Bad news 2: Ex is still calling and texting. I don't respond to a single one, and have simply deleted every email I'v received since August. You'd think after half a YEAR, a person would get the hit. Not this guy. Apparently he has the super power of "OBLIVION" ! Da dada da DA!
The good news: two parts: One: he informed me he's moving out of state, (Thank You, Goddess) and two: his text last night said "Goodbye..." which I'm really hoping means this is his last message to me.

So, in conclusion: despite that little step backwards from my career direction, I'm feeling really good. (And the twelve plus hours of sleep I got after arriving home yesterday, certainly didn't hurt ither.) I spent a wonderful evening and following morning with my S.O. and we have plans for lunch on V-day. He's super excited about being able to record pieces of an album with this band, after taking, what sounds like, an unplanned hyades. (really don't think I spelled that right...) I really love seeing how excited he gets about all of this. It's really great to see someone with that much passion and dedication.
Oooo OOOO! I almost forgot: I take my written for my driver's license on the 15th! Giggitty! And this has taken me how LONG!? There are tons of people offering to help teach me to drive, as well. I'm happy, I feel Grateful and Blessed, and am now feeling a bit sleepy again. I'm going to go knock that feeling out before I have to get ready for work. (One quit + one got fired = more hours for me = more money :D ) For those who might actually read this, I'll keep you updated on more good news. (In cheesy game show voice): Thank you for joining us on THIS WEEKS "Good News, Bad News" !