Archive for October, 2006

It was bound to happen.

October 29, 2006 Leave a comment
So yes, I purchased my first brand new car when I was still in Edmonton. I purchased my first home a few years ago and I purchased my second new car earlier this month. But I tell you, I didn’t feel like an adult until yesterday when the DS and I went to Sears after our boxing class and I purchased a Kenmore electric range. The delivery dudes come saturday.
Really, I was ok with my broken stove for the last year now. Why couldn’t I spend the $800 on a new computer? Now THAT would have been a satisfying purchase.
But I guess the DS can’t make me cookies on a new computer.
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Undie wearers of the world unite!

October 27, 2006 2 comments
Women that I have dated have admonished me for wearing my undies to bed at night. I continually felt ostracized by the fact that I seemed to be the only woman on the planet who did not go commando between the sheets. Was I a freak?
Later in life, one of my gfs was also found to wear her undies to  bed. So that was two of us.
Today, I learned that a co-worker also wears her undies to bed. Now there are three!
Join the revolution, ladies! It’s ok to shelter your privates while you sleep. You are not alone.
(Note: When I mean that women should wear undies to bed, I don’t mean the DS. She should ignore this blog entry and sleep naked.)
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Willpower of steel!

October 24, 2006 4 comments
Today I made little baggies of goodies for the children for Halloween. In each baggie I put:
2 mini chocolate bars
1 mini twizzler or mini nibs
2 or 3 gum ball thingies (either a gum ball eye, black gum ball thing that oozes red, green gum ball thing that oozes green, or an orange gum ball thing with candy ‘pumpkin seeds’)
1 caramel filled chocolate bug (sorry Stella – they no longer fill them with that crappy green stuff you like)
1 or 2 pkgs of rockets
1 or 2 sets of gummy vampire teeth
This means I physically handled an awful lot of halloween candy. And I didn’t eat a single one. Not one.
Behold. You have witnessed a miracle. Tell the pope.
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More quiz results.

October 20, 2006 1 comment
When I visit friends’ blogsites, I find quizzes. It helps to kill time while I wait for them to open suitcases on Deal or No Deal.
The Movie Of Your Life Is A Black Comedy

In your life, things are so twisted that you just have to laugh.
You may end up insane, but you’ll have fun on the way to the asylum.

Your best movie matches: Being John Malkovich, The Royal Tenenbaums, American Psycho

If Your Life Was a Movie, What Genre Would It Be?

And this coffee one is so true:

You Are an Iced Coffee

At your best, you are: hyper, modern, and athletic

At your worst, you are: cheap and angsty

You drink coffee when: you’re out with friends

Your caffeine addiction level: medium

What Kind of Coffee Are You?

And this one is good news for the DS (gemini femme):

Never Date a Cancer

Clingy, emotional, and very private – it’s hard to escape a Cancer’s clutches.
And while Cancer will want to know everything about you, they’re anything but open in return.

Instead try dating: Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, or Aquarius

What Sign Shouldn’t You Date?

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I am alone.

October 20, 2006 Leave a comment
Logo There are:
people with my name
in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

As it turns out, there are 76,492 people in the U.S.A. with my first name but NONE with my last name. I am an original. Yay me. There are 2,356 "space cowboys" though.

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The evil empire: day one.

October 20, 2006 Leave a comment
Due to the departure of our Operations Manager, I have been given supervisory responsibility for 16 staff members. My official title is "Resource & Process Manager" but I prefer "Space Cowboy".
Regardless, I officially assumed my new role this morning at 7:30 am, it is now 10:50 am and I haven’t received any bribes of chocolate, TimBits, or cash. No one has offered to wash my car (although it IS raining pretty heavily.) Unfortunately,  I HAVE received copious amounts of work-related email. This is not how I envisioned my work day and my reign of the new Evil Empire.
And I’m not looking forward to Monday, when I’ll have 16 timesheets to approve.
So now I have to re-calculate salaries for the new fiscal year. I’m thinking a formula based on:
New Salary = Old Salary X (# of gifts) X (# of compliments)
Or maybe I’ll just buy their affection by sending them home at noon today. he he. (For any of my co-workers reading this – I’m just kidding. Do NOT go home at noon!)
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My last big purchase before Christmas.

October 17, 2006 1 comment
Ok. I know I just bought a car and I shouldn’t spend any more money but I’m going to Northbound’s Decadance on Saturday with the DS and since she has beautiful leather attire (and new Fluevog shoes), I had to get something appropriate too. So I bought a beautiful pair of chaps from Harley Davidson. I love them. My brother, the Harley fiend would love them.
I included a pic of me in my chaps.
Now I want another motorcycle.
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