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16th-Apr-2005 12:19 pm - mmm, cake
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Your Linguistic Profile:



70% General American English

10% Dixie

10% Upper Midwestern

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Sarah's sad that "bubbler" wasn't an option for the thing you drink from. also she thought it was funny that the eve of Halloweeen, or All Hallow's Eve, had a name. Me, I just took the quiz. :)
13th-Apr-2005 10:59 pm(no subject)
goldfish
This is weird, but my forehead has been tense all day. How does a forehead get tense?
11th-Apr-2005 10:00 pm(no subject)
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By popular request (OK, by ihatepavel's request, and she's popular, right?)... vegetarian gumboCollapse )
Also, that was my first lj cut. Ta-da! again. :)
9th-Apr-2005 04:48 pm - What do you love?
goldfish
I love:

Coffeeshops
Writing
Middle-aged lesbian couples
My laptop
Google
My kitty
My fishies
When my pain-in-the-ass students do their work and are not pains in the ass
Smoothies
Index cards
When people like me and offer me things like jobs or scholarships
Underlining in books
Reading Yoga Journal while on the treadmill
Drinking straws
Spontaneous smiles
Kind strangers
the Indigo Girls
Sunsets
the Pita Pit
Doggies in general
Feeling purposeful and capable
99-cent mimosas
Tax refunds
Short poems
Young adult fiction
Good radio days
Driving with the windows down on a nice day
Binders
Packages
That little piece of plastic that statics itself to new screens or metal to protect them
Recycling bins
Eccentric old people
6th-Apr-2005 10:14 am(no subject)
goldfish
Hi guys!

A friend of mine is working on a research paper, so if you wanted to help her out you could answer some questions! If you want to just answer them in a comment, normally or anonymously, go ahead, or if you want it to go directly to her you can email me and I'll give you her email address. Yay!

She says:

I have chosen to write my final paper in my womens studies class on
Individual attitudes and experiences regarding sexual health education and
sexuality from a race, class and gender analysis. No names will be used in my
paper, just the content of the experience. If you would like to share your
experiences with me please answer the following questions. Please respond with
as many or as few details as you would like. If you do not wish to respond to
a certain question or all questions that is fine also. consider this a safe
zone, what you write remains confidential free from judgement. If you need
any clarification on a question please let me know.
thank you,
sincerely,
helen

1. How do you identify racially? How do you identify ethnically? What is your
cultural background ?
2. How do you identify when it comes to gender?
3. Economically how do you identify?
4. How do you identify your sexuality?
5. Did you receive any sex health education or abstinance only education?
where did the education take place? please describe the extent of the
education? what was your reaction to this type of education? how did your
family react to this type of education?
6. How does your cultural background influence your personal attitudes
regarding sex education, seeking sexual healthcare, and sexuality?
7. How is sexuality viewed in your household and with your friends and how that
shapes your sexuality?
8. Do you seek sexual healthcare (testign for STD, HIV testing, etc.)? What
are your reasons for seeking this type of care? Where do you go to get this
type of care? How often do you seek this type of health care?
9. What reactions did you have to the questions written above?
10. ANy other comments or reactions you would like to share.
5th-Apr-2005 09:22 pm(no subject)
goldfish
Now I totally want gallo pinto. Yummmmmmmy.

There is a jerk guy who interviewed me for a job and said he'd get back to me on Monday or Tuesday (this week) and here it is late Tuesday and he hasn't emailed me yet! I am annoyed. I'm 85% sure I didn't get the job, but still. Have come decency, man!

I had a whole list of stuff that I was going to say and it's all completely gone now. I am re-annoyed. Puh.

:-D
2nd-Apr-2005 11:21 pm(no subject)
goldfish
There are a lot of things I can cope with, but not having closed quotes or parentheses is not among them.
2nd-Apr-2005 11:07 pm(no subject)
goldfish
My project tonight is to clean my room. Which means, of course, that I am updating. :)

I bought some DVDs, which is generally not my style. But I figure I can pay $5 to rent a movie or $10 to buy it. This does not work for everything, but it works for Footloose which is so glorious in its hilarity yet goodness, and About a Boy, which I adore despite the fact that there's a child in it.

For those of you who have read the book, the movie Bridget Jones: the Edge of Reason is out and they put the interview on the DVD!! Eee!

For reasons not worth explaining, I just found a stack (literally, an enormous stack) of photos that I haven't seen in years. There are a few random photos from elementary school, a couple rolls from middle school, and about 916 rolls from high school. It is generally hilarious and enjoyable. Partly because, hey, reminiscing, but also because I keep finding pictures of people whose name I don't know but I recall having brief crushes on. My favorite is from girl scout camp when I was maybe 8 and there was this counselor who I had a gigantic crush on, but I never knew if the counselor was a boy or a girl. Someone cleverly pointed out years later that if said individual was at girl scout camp, it was probably a girl. I continued flipping through the pictures and realized that I had crushes on just about everyone at girl scout camp. Ha.

April is exciting to me this year. Anyone have any ideas about how to have a whizbang birthday? Since mine sucked last year. :) Also I can't believe it's not "taxtime" yet because I did mine a month and a half ago. Also I'm going to a writers conference (for free!) which is sillily exciting and also I'm finding a summer job. Right now it's exciting ore than stressful but I think that's because I'm in denial. Anyway, I think April will be much better than March because March was soooooo busy and painful and obnoxious and then I went to New York which was GREAT! but it wasn't very much balance to the month. Meanwhile in April, work will be much smoother and there will be little exciting things scattered throughout. Yay!

New York was fantastic and I had a variety of pleasing and important experiences. I accidentally wrote a 6 page letter to someone while I was there, so if you get one soon, it was to you! Aren't you excited? It was actually pathetic because I was staying in Chelsea and my last afternoon I said "I HAVE to go to a coffeeshop!" and one was closed forever and another had a line out the door and zero seating (and, coincedentally, no women inside), so, despite my good intentions, I wound up at Starbucks. It was really depressing.

FIN
19th-Mar-2005 12:04 am(no subject)
goldfish
Well, for stupid reasons I just never got around to selling my old car. But I put up an ad on craigslist and got 18 responses in 12 hours. That is crazy. But also good news. One of them was this:

HELLO,
I SAW YOUR ADVERT VIA THE INTERNET I AM INTERESTED IN BUYING YOUR (1986 Honda Accord) I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW THE SELLING PRICE AND THE CONSTANT CONDITION OF IT,I WOULD LIKE YOU NOT TO WORRY ABOUT SHIPING BECAUSE I HAVE MY OWN SHIPPING COMPANY WHO WILL COME FOR THE PICKUP.MOST IMPORTANT,I WILL NEED YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS IN WHICH THE CHECK FOR THE PAYMENT WILL BE SEND WITHOUT ANY DELAY......
THANKS.


which is really funny to me. :) I especially like the part about the constant condition.

I got my tax refunds today. Both of them!! So exciting.

It is Spring fucking Break!!! I have badly needed this. I'm excited to go to New York (Tuesday!) but am mreover excited jsut to have the time off. Also, I have lots of plans an landmarks in April and May so it seems like those months will go by faster. I got two heavyduty applications in this week for summer jobs, so here's crossing my fingers for not working at Target. Although it is nice to know there's a job I could theoretically go back to without too much hassle. Because it would be bad to be homeless. Ick.

I've been working out and I'm all muscly and good-feely! My favorite new muscles are my calves and my spine muscles. :) How great. Except I wish there were more yoga in my world. I'm starting to get this little yoga-instuctor fantasy despite the fact I've probably done yoga less than 30 times in my life. Ha.

And now I'm almost out of battery :)

Oh, and I'm re-hooked on America's Next Top Model.
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