Thursday, August 31, 2006
I really hate it when people surprise me.
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
And then there's the people who don't know how to throw away their Daily. The Daily is the campus paper, and most likely its in every building in campus. Well, it seems, that all students (yes, I know, not all students do this), pick up a paper, read it, and then throw it on the floor and go about their business, or they leave it on the table/desk/whatever. And then they walk away. Because obviously their mother works at the university. I've had that problem at the library as well, people leave lights on (on the separate carrels where student sit and do homework), and leave their chairs out. Now, I'm not gonna complain about them leaving books, out, cause I'm paid to put them away, and we'd rather they did this, cause most don't put them away right.
And, I know I've mentioned this before but I love Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays on campus. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Airforce, and Navy have to dress in uniforms, and Wednesdays, Army has to dress in uniform. I never get tired of seeing those. Unfortunately I don't have any of those unis in my classes. Sigh.
Another thing, see if I get any commentary on this, do guys worry about how they look? Cause you know they generally look pretty damn good in their jeans and shirts. I was watching guys yesterday during my break, and I'm always trying to watch people in my classes (yes, I love watching people), and we all know my 9AM class instructor is hott.
And speaking of my 9AM class, there's this one guy that has shown up twice to the class, the first day and today. I've had this guy in one of my classes last semester, he plays football (which is no excuse, cause there's 2 other football players in this class, and they've been there everyday), and he'd always show up late to that class as well. He's shown up this semester at 9:30, class is 30 minutes over with 20 minutes left, why the hell even bother to come? Especially since he's already missed a quiz and a couple attendance days. I hate it when some people just half ass classes, and then because they're late the last seat is in the front of the room and so they disrupt the whole class to get to that seat.
Why are there so many good looking guys on this campus and I'm still single? I'm getting real sick of being single. Is there something wrong with me?
Sunday, August 27, 2006
I was me, later in life, and I found a man I liked, and of course did those fun things that couples do, and then I was having an argument with him, and he left and then the door opened, and suddenly I was reading about this chick that had been kidnapped and it had been so long without this person (the me of before) that people had moved on with their lives, and it ended that this person, girl, was saying that she hoped she could reach them somehow. Very wierd, but I could see myself lying on a couch and reading this story that was really about me. And then I woke up very suddenly, very freaked out, and very scared. I remember thinking I was gonna be kidnapped like the me in the dream, and I remember lying there and looking all over my room, I was so freaked, I even unplugged my cell phone and stuck it in bed with me, as if it would really happen. I remember lying there, I have no idea how long, and just staring into the darkness.
Saturday, August 26, 2006
OK, this is gonna be a long post, but just cause I'm taking some old meme's from my other blog and sticking them on here. This first one I stole from Sodapop today.
The MeMe of Three:
Things that scare me:
losing my friends
People who make me laugh:
Things I hate the most:
feeling like I don't know what's going on
the fact that I'm single
not being able to go on as many rides as I want
Things I don’t understand:
my parents, someday maybe
anything to do with HTML or coding of any kind
life, but I'm learning
Things I am doing right now:
listening to Wherever I May Roam by Metallica
poking my pig
Things I want to do before I die:
fall in love
figure out what i'm doing with my life
Things I can do:
memorize license plate numbers
create some pretty good art
recognize songs I know within 25 seconds of them starting
Ways to describe my personality:
Things I can’t do:
figure out men
Things I think you should listen to:
Rush - Aly & AJ
Land of Confusion - Disturbed
Never Again – Nickelback
Things you should never listen to:
anything by Justin Timberlake
other people trying to convince you of something, if you need convincing, chances are you don't really want it
Things I’d like to learn:
how to control my temper, i'm getting better at it
how to ride/drive a motorcycle
how not to think about myself
stuffed crust pizza
Beverages I drink regularly:
TV shows I watched as a kid:
Have you . . .
( ) Smoked a cigarette
( ) Crashed a friend’s car
( ) Stolen a car
(x) Been in love
( ) Been dumped
( ) Been fired
( ) Been in a fist fight
(x) Had feelings for someone who didn’t have them back
( ) Been arrested
( ) Gone on a blind date
( ) Seen someone die
( ) Been to Canada
( ) Been to Mexico
(x) Been on a plane
( ) Set a part of yourself on fire
( ) Been skiing
(x) Met someone from the Internet
(x) Been to a concert
( ) Taken painkillers
(x) Love someone or miss someone right now
(x) Laid on your back and watched cloud shapes go by
(x) Made a snow angel
( ) Had a tea party, pretend or otherwise
( ) Flown a kite
(x) Built a sand castle
(x) Gone puddle jumping
(x) Played dress up
(x) Jumped into a pile of leaves
(x) Gone sledding
(x) Been lonely
( ) Used a fake ID
(x) Watched the sun set
( ) Felt an earthquake
( ) Slept beneath the stars
(x) Been tickled
( ) Been robbed
(x) Been misunderstood
( ) Petted a reindeer/goat/kangaroo OR jackalope
(x) Won a contest
( ) Run a red light/stop sign.
( ) Been suspended from school
(x) Been in a car crash?
(x) Had braces
(x) Felt like an outcast/third person?
(x) Eaten a whole pint of ice cream in one night
(x) Had déjà vu
(x) Danced in the moonlight
(x) Liked the way you looked
( ) Witnessed a crime
(x) Questioned your heart
( ) Been obsessed with post-it notes
(x) Squished mud through your bare feet.
(x) Been lost
(x) Been on the opposite side of the country - I live in the middle of the country, but I've been to DC and FL, so I'm counting those
(x)Swam in the ocean
(x)Felt like dying
(x) Cried yourself to sleep
( ) Played cops and robbers
( ) Recently colored with crayons
( ) Sang karaoke
( ) Paid for a meal with only coins
( ) Made prank phone calls.
(x) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose?
(x) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
(x) Danced in the rain.
(x) Written a letter to Santa Claus
( ) Been kissed under the mistletoe.
( ) Watched the sun rise with someone you care about.
(x) Blown bubbles.
( ) Made a bonfire on the beach, at the lake?
( ) Crashed a party
(x) Gone roller-skating
( ) Had a wish come true
( ) Jumped off a bridge
1. What time is it? 11:58 Central
2. What is your name? Wendy
3. Any nick names? weinkermeyer, weink, Wendell
4. Mother’s name? Sharon
5. Dr. Pepper or whiskey? neither, Vault
6. Body piercing? Ears
7. How much do you love your job? Enough
8. Favorite vacation spot? Washington DC, or Okoboji, IA
9. Tattoos? three <--there wasn't a nine, so I added it
10. Ever been to Africa? Nope
11. Ever steal any traffic signs? Nope
12. Ever been in a car accident? Yes
13. A, B, C, D, DD cup size? None of your business
14. 2 Door or 4 Door? 2-door, preferably no doors—motorcycle
15. Favorite pie? I don't know, too many to choose from
16. Favorite number? does it matter?
17. Favorite movie? right now or ever? Semper Fi (ever) and Con Air (right now)
18. Favorite holiday? USMC birthday
19. Favorite food? Again, too much to choose from
20. Favorite day of the week? Thursday, I get my Marine Newsletter
21. Favorite brand of body soap? Whatever smells good, I think I use Lever 2000, I don't look at the bottle
22. Favorite TV show? COPS
23. Toothpaste? Whatever works, I believe I'm using Crest
24. Favorite smell? The air before/after it rains
25. What do you do to relax? walk and listen to music
26. Message to your friends reading this? Enjoy
28. What do you do when you are bored? sure the net, watch TV, eat
29. What do you enjoy receiving? motorcycle rides
5 Things in My Refrigerator: Vault bagels mayonnaise pudding juice
5 Things in My Closet: clothes stuffed animals motorcycle helmet extra bed clothes 4-H ribbons
5 Things in My Purse (I don't have 5 things in my purse): Discman headphones cell phone sunglasses
5 Things in My Car (I don't have a car ) :
I AM: stubborn
I WANT: someone to give me a shoulder massage
I WISH: old guys would stop hitting on me
I HATE: stupid people
I MISS: childhood
I FEAR: car accidents
I HEAR: the wind in the trees on a still day
I WONDER: why things happen to people
I REGRET: not saying my true feelings to people
I AM NOT: a typical girl
I DANCE: never
I SING: with songs when I'm alone
I CRY: when things become too much
I AM NOT ALWAYS: shy
I MAKE WITH MY HANDS: my art
I WRITE: poetry (sometimes)
I CONFUSE: my feelings
I NEED: a vacation.
I SHOULD: trust my intuition
I START: walking when life gets too hard
I FINISH: things at the last minute
List up to 10 things you want to say to 10 different people. Do not name the people and do not confirm or deny any “comment speculation.”
1. I miss our talks.
2. Back off, and let me live my life.
3. I really like you.
4. I just wanna hug you and make it all better *hug*
5. How can I trust you when you make promises and never follow through?
6. Is your offer still good? I wanna learn to drive.
7. I need to talk to you. I NEED your help. Talk to me.
8. There is so much I want to tell you, wanted to tell you ever since more or less I met you.
9. Will you be the one person that never ignores me?
10. You bitch! How dare you do that to me. Some day this is gonna come back and bite you in the ass, and I will be on the sidelines laughing.
A – Available? always
A – Age: 23
A – Annoyance: Stupid people
B – Best Friend?: Karli,
B – Bar: Been there, done that
B – Birthday? July 2nd
C – Crush: Dream guy across the street, David Boreanaz, Michael Vartan, and of course cops,
C – Car (truck): '67 Chevrolet Stingray
C – Cat: Had one once, now she's gone, love my panther though
D – Dead Pets Name: Guinea pigs-Miss Piggy, JC; hamsters- Stripe, Caramel; gerbils-Simon, Felix; cat-Smokey
D – Dads Name: Don
D – Dog: Want one: German Shepherd, named Joey
E – Easiest person to talk to: Karli, or Patch
E – Eggs: scrambled, over easy, hard boiled
E – Email: wish I got more
F – Favorite color?: not sure at the moment how about blue?
F – Food: Not possible to pick just one kind, if you know me, you know I love just about any kind
F – Foreign Slang: it's foreign
G – Gummy Bears or Worms?: you want a gummy bear, it's warm cause it's been in my pocket all day, I prefer worms
G – God: might exist, not sure
G – Good Times: dancing in the rain, riding on a motorcycle, hanging out with friends
H – Hair Color: brown
H – Height: 5'8" maybe
H – Happy: maybe
I – Ice Cream: yummy
I – Instrument: none, I listen to instruments
I – Idol: NA
J – Jewelry: a ring: a white gold band, a necklace: Claddaugh cross, bracelet
J – Job: Iowa State Center, PSRR
J – Jokes: they're funny
K – Kids: scary
K – Karate: Kid
K – Kung Fu: Everybody was Kung Fu fighting...
L – Love: I've heard it exists
L – Longest Car Ride: Chicago, 6 hrs
L – Longest Relationship: NA
M – Milk Flavor: chocolate
M – Mothers Name: Sharon
M – Movie Last Watched: Sneakers
N – Number of Siblings: 1
N – Northern or Southern: southern, warm weather and water to swim in
N – Name: Wendy
O – One Wish: my secret
O – One Phobia?: also, my secret
O – Otter Pop: is that what they call it when they shove a stick up an otter's butt
P – Parents: 2
P – Part of your appearance you like best: my ink
P – Part of your Personality you like best: my humor
Q – Quick or Slow?: depends on what you're talking about
R – Reason to smile: warm weather's coming, bikes will be out
R – Reality TV Show: Cops, Amazing Race
R – Right or Left: right
S – Song Last Heard: Straight out of line - Godsmack
S – Season: summer
S – Sex: F, probably not what you were asking, too bad ;)
T – Time you woke up: 9:49AM
T – Time Now: 12:10 PM
T – Time for bed: after my homework's done
U – Unknown Fact about me: If I told you, it wouldn't be unknown
U – Unicorns: are neat
U – You are?: here, where are you?
V – Vegetable you hate: asparagus
V – Vegetable you love: corn, not big on veggies
V – View on Politics: right smack in the middle
W – Worst Habits: HAH Like I'm gonna tell you
W – whos a whore: Not anyone I know
W – Weight: 120 and holding strong
X – X-Rays: had them through dentist and when I had my kidney stone
X – X-Rated: bad movies
X - ??
Y – Year you were born: 1983
Y – Year it is now: 2006
Y – Yellow? smiley face, too bright and perky for my tastes
Z – Zoo Animal: Lion
Z – Zodiac: cancer
Z – Zoolander? funny movie
Friday, August 25, 2006
I really enjoyed the short tiny rides, and hanging out at Trophies and Porky's. I love going on rides with large groups of bikers (15 or more bikes), and then getting together and just hanging out. I didn't quite enjoy the bar (the Jungle Room) that much, but just cause there was cigarette smoke, and lots of noise, so you really can't hear each other talk. But I love Porky's and Trophies.
Thursday, August 24, 2006
So, I read in the paper, Tuesday, I believe, that Joe Rosenthal died, that's the guy that took the famous picture of the flag raising on Iwo Jima.
Also, Pluto is no longer considered a planet, that's right, now it's only a star.
Saturday, August 19, 2006
Well, today, we went to a tea room here in town, and then shopped around it afterward. And then we went to a tiny town about 5 miles north. Which I didn't really wanna do (but I'll let you in on a little secret: it was fun). Anyways, a couple years ago, 3 consignment shops moved into the downtown area here, and we've been saying we should go in and look in them. Well, I suggested we do that, and she said "I've been to the one on _____ and it's not very interesting", guess that means, I won't be interested in it. And then, she decided we weren't gonna do anything downtown, cause I could do that anyday of the week, yes I could, but I thought we were gonna do the "touristy thing here". Which I found out, there is nothing I haven't heard of in my town, so...yeah. And she decided I'm going to a movie with her tonight, a movie I have no desire to see, and of course it's always nice to go to movies with your parents. I had also suggested a rock store that's west of town, but she decided since she wasn't interested in it, we weren't going. Once again, god forbid I want to go, cause it's obviously all about you. Did I mention I'm helping her move shit at her office to get ready before the students come back Monday. Yes, I am getting paid for it, but still kinda ruins the whole, touristy thing, don't ya think.
And tomorrow is another fun filled day with my mom. Once again, tons of sarcasm in that.
Friday, August 18, 2006
Yep, I have a temper, if you're my guinea pig, you would know that. But, maybe if she were smarter and learned when to shut the fuck up, there would be no problem. Or, other times I get annoyed with myself and take it out on my walls, thankfully I haven't had anything more serious than red knuckles, until today. I'm thinking I bruised my hand, or something, cause nothing feels broken (thank God)
I believe this is one of the reasons I will never become a cop, my temper and very short fuse. Plus, I will speak my mind (that has gotten me in trouble a couple times), you will not stop me from speaking my mind, unless I think I may be fired for it. But, certain (stupid) people get on my nerves and I can't help but blow up on them. I actually thought I was doing a good job of keeping a lid on it until yesterday when some person (see, I did pretty good with the namecalling there) yelled at me for standing in my yard, to which I went to confront her, and her boyfriend came out, and I could tell he knew I wouldn't back down, until he stepped in and told her to be quiet and asked (well not exactly) me to go back to my yard. My guess is if he hadn't stepped in and said his girlfriend shouldn't have yelled at me for being in my yard, well things would have escalated.
Like I said, I have a temper, and I don't back down. And that gets me in trouble
Friday, August 11, 2006
I feel like crap, and not just cold/flu crap, really painful crap, course as I'm typing this it's not as bad, so hopefully it will run away.
I've got a really annoying painful sharp jabbing pain in my stomach, plus I'm very nauseated and feeling like I'm gonna puke. I haven't thrown up in like months if not a whole year. I feel if I move or do too much of anything I will pass out or puke. Lucky me.
And like I said, I'm planning on seeing Karli this evening, I have to mow at least one lawn tomorrow morning, and I hope to go to the state fair tomorrow evening. If this goes and messes up any of these plans I will be very disappointed to say the least.
And then magically it's gone, only took it 40 min, stupid body.
Wednesday, August 09, 2006
So, it's geting to the end of the summer, that usually means three things for me: Iowa State Fair, week up north, and of course, classes starting.
I think the State Fair is the one thing that hasn't become less fun as I get older (of course, I don't really remember going as a kid, so that could have something to do with it, or at least not going for fun, I went a few times when my 4-H stuff), I remember going with my aunt and her family when I was younger. I remember one year, my uncle and I were having a contest of who could collect the most promotional magnets. I like going to the fair, there's never been a time, where I've gone that I haven't had fun, even when I only went for 4-H stuff. Course it seems to be more fun when I go with friends (not quite sure why). Two years ago, I went with a couple people I met online, I remember I told them all the stuff I wanted to do and we did it. Last year I went with Karli, because she had won tickets to Big & Rich, and took me along. This year, looks like I won't be going, that kinda bums me out. I don't know of anyone else who is going, it's just no fun to go by yourself.
My grandparents had a timeshare condo up in a town 4 hrs north, for a week at the end of the summer, and I remember going there as a little kids, the four of us and my dad's parents. We have some great pictures from that place. I'm not quite sure when my dad got it, but both my dad's parents are gone now, and it's really nice to go up there and reminisce. Also, a place that doesn't get boring as I get older. There's always a couple places that have been there as long as I can remember, and thankfully are still there now. I'm gonna miss going this year. It just doesn't mesh with our schedules, classes start on the 21st, and as far as I know the week we've had up there has nicely always fallen on the week before classes start, but this year, it starts on the 19th. We could drive up Sat and drive back Sun, but that's a ton of driving for just 2 days. I have a class at 9 on Mon, otherwise we might be able to stay longer. I'm really gonna miss that this year.
And classes start soon. I'm almost looking forward to that (I know I'll regret saying that later), but I'm so bored right now. My internship ended on Friday (yes, I passed, kinda sucks we do it for a grade, but...), and I'm ready to have a nice structured schedule and stuff to do. I wanna work on my classes so I won't have to worry when grades come out. I didn't wanna stick that on my other blog, cause my parents will hold me to that, even if I'm already pushing for it, it will be too much pressure. This I know, my mom loves to put pressure on me.
Course, fall coming also means the return of shows. So, that will be fun, I think I've cut back a little, with shows I've decided I won't get hooked to this season, and one's that were cancelled. So, with luck, I'll be tuning back in for Medium, The Unit, Bones, CSI, Supernatural, Cops, Cold Case and the Amazing Race. I think it would actually be more productive for me (and a bonus at the end of the week), to tape them, and then watch them on the weekend. That way, I wouldn't have to worry about getting shit done before watching them, and then I'd have a nice bonus at the end of the week. Only bad thing, two of my shows are on at the same time, on the same day, so that's always rough.
I'm just so bored with my life right now. Same shit every day. Get up, piddle around til I go to work. Sit there and read for about 3 hours. Come home, go on a walk (which really isn't boosting my mood lately, it's just a way to get off my ass and out of the house), watch some TV, go to bed. Every day. Sometime next week, I will be going to the bookstore to give my money away. Then I'll see what wonders I get to delve into this fall. That's kinda half the reason I want classes to start, see more people, and, hopefully, not be bored all the time.
Hopefully I'll get back into a structured schedule as well. Not that my schedule isn't that structured now as you can see above, but I need more to do.
Thursday, August 03, 2006
I seem to be real good at fucking myself up at work. Tues when I was closing I TRIPPED UP the stairs, that's real talent right there. And if I hadn't grabbed the railing, I would have slammed my face into those stairs and probably knocked myself out. Go me in the talent department.
Yeah, I'm on that no money for food diet. I do have ~$500, but I have to save that to spend on books, once I figure out how much I need for books, and I mow a lawn, I can spend money on food. It's wierd, I just spent about $30 dollars on food at HyVee on Sunday, and I'm already out of food. That was 4 or 5 TV dinners, 2 12 packs of Vault, some donuts, a box of granola bars and some fruit/milk drinks. I can get so much more for less at Fareway.
UGH! So the summer semester of classes ends on Friday and fall starts in 2 weeks. I can't believe summer's over already. I feel old saying this but...it feels like only yesterday I started at my internship. And now, tomorrow, I'm going to say goodbye, they're throwing me a mini party (read the director's getting a few of the volunteers to come in and say goodbye to me). Hopefully, she gave me good feedback and comments on the evaluation she turned into my advisor, we do get graded on this, and I need a nice passing grade to graduate. Though, as far as I know, she didn't have any problems with me, I always did what I was asked, there actually wasn't more than was asked of me to do. So, I should be ok. Of course it sucks not knowing what you got, and seeing as how it wasn't really a course where you're graded on tests and papers and such, I'm really not gonna know til the 9th. I hate waiting, course seeing as I'm not too worried about it, I should be OK. There's only thing that worries me (and I really hope she didn't mention this), but I'm not gonna say anything about it until after my grade is posted, in case someone who knows me, reads this and may have a hand in changing my grade. And by that time, I may have forgotten it, so it may never be posted.
Am I the only one that doesn't give a damn about Mel Gibson and his drunken arrest? Everyone's blowing it out of proportion, now I'm not saying he should have said the shit he did, but if this were a normal person. NO ONE WOULD CARE! It would just be swept under the rug, and no one would even know. This is the way I feel about celebs, I don't really give a damn about their personal lives, if they weren't celebs, it would be normal (not that it isn't), and no one would ever know. But, god forbid we not know someone almost dropped their baby, or that someone got arrested for driving drunk.
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