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Sep. 4th, 2008 | 12:44 pm

we drove back to NOLA yesterday after a short stop in Wetumpka to see my mom. we got home at 12:30 am to discover we had no power. awesome. every other neighborhood has power. one of the cats shit in their cage on the way home, so we had to smell that for a few hours, even w/ the windows down.

zotz has power and internet, so we're kicking it here until we go to finn mccool's to hang out and drink, b/c we have no reason not to.

work starts again tomorrow. yay, toys. i was actually hoping that we'd have a few days off to just kick it, but no. i need the money anyway.

i'm going to call bike boy in the next few days. pretty excited.

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Sep. 1st, 2008 | 12:59 pm

i'm pretty bad at chronicling, obviously.

they made it mandatory evacuation yesterday, so james and i left. it took us 15 f'ing hours to get to birmingham. contra flow is the stupidest thing i've ever seen.the cats were fine until about midnight, and then they decided to fight. awesome. we're watching the news to figure out when we can go back and such.

currently, there is overtopping at the industrial canal, which means the lower ninth is flooding a little, and water is coming in from the lake.

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Aug. 30th, 2008 | 12:39 pm

for posterity, i'm going to document my experiences of the next few days. i doubt they'll amount to anything, but why not?

i had been planning for a few weeks on going on a trip this weekend. for various direct and indirect hurricane reasons, i didn't go. my roommate and i are currently planning on staying. it doesn't look like gustav is going to hit the city, and gas is way too expensive to leave if it's not necessary. today i went out and bought supplies. i've got enough food and drink for about five days, i guess. i'm always really bad at estimating this stuff.

currently, gustav hasn't hit cuba yet. after ih does, it'll be in the gulf and we'll have a real idea of what might happen. the plan is to go to birmingham if it starts to look bad. traffic is so bad leaving the city that we'd wait until sunday when they start contraflow anyway.

at whole foods i saw a green schwinn caliente locked up. i own a pink scwinn caliente, and she's the love of my life. since i'm such a nerd, i wrote a note to the "caliente verde" owner and told him that my bike wanted to be his bike's best friend. he wrote back. "fate? destiny? let's get our bikes together for a ride after the storm goes away." and left his phone number. by the owner's name i'm assuming it's a guy. i'm so excited! caliente nerds unite!

that's all i got for now. hopefully i will have nothing of note to report over the next few days.

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meme

Jul. 29th, 2008 | 11:44 pm

Did you have any unread text messages this morning when you woke up?
nope

What's your relationship with the person you last texted?
jimmy awesome = roommate

What are your plans for tomorrow?
making cookies then either going to BR for a show or going to the n.o. bicycle map meeting thing

Where was your default taken?
at st. patrick's field

Are you in a relationship, single, complicated, married, or engaged?
single

Do you have a flip or slide phone?
flip phone that's about to die

Who do you hate?
nobody

Do you have an iPod?
two, actually (music nerd, yes)

Do you wish someone would call you right now?
no, i'm going to bed soon, and if anyone called me now it would be to either get ruckus or talk about something serious.

Who was the last person you stayed up on the phone with till 2 a.m.?
i hate phones, so i don't know that that has ever happened. just f'ing come over.

How do you feel about the last person that called you?
i <3 ivy at z'otz

Do you have any weird inside jokes?
did you just grab my ass?

Do you find piercings attractive?
for the most part, yes.

What's the worst abuse you have done to your phone?
i treat it very well, i just have dreams about throwing it. i've dropped it, but who hasn't?

Could you go the rest of your life without smoking a cigarette?
if i never get really drunk again, yes. i only smoke when i've had about five too many.

Name something you dislike about the day you're having.
today's been pretty good. can't complain.

Is there anybody you're really disappointed in right now?
nah

Who's the last text you got from and what's it say?
"have no energy. might feel better later" jimmy about practice

Do you miss someone?
right this second, no, but there are friends who have moved away who i miss a lot, but there's not much i can do about it.

If you could go to any place right now where would you go?
i would actually like to go home to alabama a lot, even though after two days i hate it.

Are you in a good mood right now?
yep

The phone rings; What do you say?
"thanks for calling the magic box, may i help you?" or "hello" or "what up, brah?" <- if you're lucky

Are you mean?
i'm really only mean to people i like, but it's b/c i don't mean it.

Who's the last person whose call you missed?
ivy at z'otz ordering more cookies

Is the last girl you hung out with physically attractive?
i just hung out w/ a bunch of very sexy kocc ladies

What are you wearing?
tank top, skirt and tights

Do you speak another language other than English?
i know a little german and some mandarin

Can you vote in next election?
i can vote "no" to everyone in the next election.

Do you cry easily?
no.

Excited about anything?
prom, drink off, hangovers game, rum distillery. the flaming tsunamis concert in a few weeks. moving to mid-city in october. being alive in general.

Do you tend to make things complicated?
i used to, but not any more. thank you, existentialism.

What is on your mind right now?
maybe i should have asked someone else to prom, but whatever. too many cute guys to choose from.

Do you think you'll be married in 10 years?
not unless someone is really lucky.

Have you ever worn your best friend's clothes?
yes.

What color underwear do you have on?
black

Do you consider yourself tan?
one of my arms is getting very tan, since i only wear sunscreen on the tattoo

What're your fav color(s)?
steamed broccoli, kelly green, royal blue, black, hot pink

Do you own a laptop computer?
macbook pro.

How many kids do you wanna have?
see here. i'd like to adopt maybe three, probably less.

Do you own a car?
nope

How many siblings do you have?
my 20 year old, taller than me "little brother," alan. (love love)

What did you drink today?
coffee, water, beer and white wine

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for funsies

Jun. 3rd, 2008 | 10:51 pm

One Word Meme
You
Can.
Only.
Type.
One.
Word.
(its harder than it looks)

1. Where is your cell phone? backpack
2. Your significant other? hah
3. Your hair? dirty
4. Your mother? alabama
5. Your father? same
6. Your favorite thing? kitties
7. Your dream last night? strange
8. Your favorite drink? water
9. Your dream/goal? pringles
10. The room you're in? mine
11. Your ex? oy
12. Your fear? fear
13. Where do you want to be in 6 years? happy
14. Where were you last night? house
15. What you're not? pissy
16. Muffins? mmmm.
17. One of your wish list items? make-outs
18. Where you grew up? utah
19. The last thing you did? drank
20. What are you wearing? sweats
21. Your TV? nope
22. Your pet(s)? kitties
23. Your computer? mac!
24. Your life? busy
25. Your mood? content
26. Missing someone? nope
27. Your car? hah
28. Something you're not wearing? bra
29. Favorite Store? hah
30. Your summer? kickball!
31. Love someone? everyone
32. Your favorite color? green
33. When is the last time you laughed? earlier
34. Last time you cried? august?
35. Who will/should repost? meh

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May. 2nd, 2008 | 08:36 am

i got the first session of my sleeve done last night. it's still wrapped in plastic, but i'll take pictures as soon as it isn't.
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Mar. 29th, 2008 | 06:39 pm

when i wiped out on my bike a few weeks ago, i received quite a few cuts in my heel. recently i've realized that one of them is kind of in the shape of a lightning bolt. i've decided i have "The Heel Who Lived," and i think i'll rename the intersection at broadway and st. charles "Voldemort." but seriously, i'm going to have some awesome scars.

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omg why?

Feb. 12th, 2008 | 11:37 am

So my favorite band, The RX Bandits, is playing March 12 at Tipitinas with THE ENGLISH BEAT. Awesome, eh?


March 12 is the day that after waiting a month to get a tattoo appointment with Randy from Eye Candy, he calls and schedules an appointment for two months in the future. So I've been waiting a quarter or a year for this appointment, and now I don't really want to go. F'!

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Dear Friends

Jan. 13th, 2008 | 01:57 pm

Please stop dating people so I don't have to deal w/ people either 1) breaking up or 2) getting married. Being single isn't that bad, and we can have snuggle parties.

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Jan. 7th, 2008 | 11:45 am

my manager at World's Healthiest Pizza called last night and asked me to meet her for coffee this morning. i figured, sure, what's she going to do, fire me when i'm not on the clock? actually, yes. she did. fuck jobs. vegan baking it is.

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