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Category: music

09/25/06 12:14 - 64ºF - ID#36044

musique classique

j'adore musique!

Thought I would turn in early tonight..

until I decided that I need to add songs to my iPod.

which I am sure you know..once you start, it is hard to stop. A few hours later and just minutes before my usual bedtime, I am done. -- or atleast I am forcing myself to be done.

Added a bunch of classical (bach, mozart, chopin, beethoven) which I have been really into lately- have always been a fan but the past few says it is all I have really wanted to hear. Also downloaded some Frou Frou, Herb Albert, Trans Siberian Orchesta, Arielle Dombasle (french singer), a few singles of songs of the past; ie, blu cantell, escape club, mmmm maybe more. My music tastes are eclectic. I dig a whole lot of music, minus just about all country. yuck. But I have an open mind and am always adding to my auditory experiences..

miss arielle. I like her website:


P.S. Anyone see the commercial for Trivial Pursuit 80's ?? It has a whole bunch of actors/actresses from that time (Kelly Lebrock, Cory Feldman, Tiffany, The Hulk, etc.. ). Here is a little bit of it:
From Cyndi Lauper website as she directed the commercial:
Good night!
Bon Nuit!
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Category: birthdays

09/18/06 11:14 - 71ºF - ID#36043

31 is the new 21 (updated)

thank you all for the (e:strip) birthday wishes:

You guys rock!!!!!!!

(e:mike) Thanks so much for your journal shout out!!
(e:twisted) (I saw the chat! Oh and I hope you are '100% actual' coming to B-Lo soon!!!!!!!!! Otherwise I will have to stow myself away in Paul's luggage!)
(e:libertad) (I lost count of the spankings, haha)

hope I didn't forget anyone..

(hehe, and a later entry, thanks (e:carolinian) and (e:jenks) ; who is correct, she left me a yahoo IM message, which I signed into after posting this. I find YIM to be endlessly amusing!)

Lots of year-31 B-days (e:pyrcedgrrl) , (e:vincent) , (e:ladycroft) , moi .. and I know a few more of you aren't too far behind ;)

I love on going B-day celebrations. I think everyone should enjoy a mandatory three days of celebrating (at the very least-- a week is even better!)

It was a nice weekend. I did not go too crazy- declined having a party for a few reasons- but certainly enjoyed time with a few friends. Its been a whirlwind of a month (summer, really) and I am slowly getting back into a groove; even though so much is still unsettled. The pieces are coming together and then some. And so, a quick run down of my B-day weekend (the bday I almost forgot!)

Friday: came into work with my desk decorated with streamers, a card, a poster and a gift card to Barnes and Noble. Fun.

Friday evening, (e:terry) , (e:paul) and myself finally went to the new sushi place, Kibarashi. We stuffed ourselves on an assorted platter of sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls (my fave). The pile of fish eggs is ALL yours paul, dear. (blech, I just couldn't do it). See one of his recent posts for a picture, haha. I was in the mood for some Sake, but they currently do not have their liquor license- hopefully soon. However, I did buy a bottle afterwards. Not sure if I like semi dry rice wine; it was a bit harsh for my preference. I like all sorts of red (grape) wine, though. Fortunatley I also bought gummi bears and lik-a-maid fun dips to sweeten things up a bit.

I still want to make maki rolls soon!!

I think Friday night was when I had a squirrel jump on my head around 3am. It was hilarious and scary- thought maybe it was the ghost cat.. I ducked my head under the pillows before investigating the darkness, fortunately it was a little flying furball who was out adventuring in the night looking for someone to play with.

Saturday: (e:pyrcedgrrl) and I intended to go to see David Usher at the Niagara Casino, but we got sidetracked over at the strip club instead. The boys have gotten *very* naughty-and that is all I will divulge at this time; its a story in itself.

Sunday: went out with family. My mom helped pay for my new Pocket PC-- she now has my razr, so she made totally made out on this. I am stoked-- and basking in the glow of geek. ahhhh..
I went and bought myself some nerdy books after a good meal at Roadhouse Grill. I had been there for lunch before, but never for dinner. I was pleased. We were going to do Thai (yum) but then decided on this at the last moment. Good choice as everything was really yummy and the service was very good.

Unlike (e:mike) who seemed to have half a dozen birthday cakes, I did not have a single one! If I assert my right to a week long birthday celebration, then (e:pyrcedgrrl) still has time to make me a cake and babaganoush. hooker. :p xxoo (we've been friends for 20+ years if no one could tell.. )

dammit, now I want cake.


and I want to go bowling. Anyone up for some bowling soon??

shit- somehow I deleted my journal, yet had a backup (which I updated), was able to repost-- and see that I totally lost the comments from (e:mrmike) and (e:jenks) !!

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Category: nerd

09/24/06 12:22 - 67ºF - ID#36042

book hunt

I am working on purchasing books from a long reading list that I have aquired over the past two years. When professors reccommended a book, I wrote it down. Or as I did my research, I would come across people that I found interesting and wanted to know more about and how they contrivbuted to the things that I study. This list is pretty much comprised of authors and resources pertaining to my graduate degree. I have read ALOT of information in this area, however, I need (and want) to keep building my skills and knowledge set.

The funny thing about learning is that you have to keep at it, as very little information is crystalized. In other words, if you don't use it, you lose it!

Fortunately (and gratefully) my new posiiton is directly related to my degree so it is only doubly beneficial for me to continue to reinforce what I have learned and to continue to add to my repetoire. I am also working on re reading a few books from my graduate program and looking into areas of interest that I didn't have time to explore-learn about before. So the list is long and it doesn't even include the books that I hope to gobble up for sheer entertainment.

By the way, I managed to lose the thriller I was reading about a month ago. I read half of it in one sitting, then only read a few pages at a time before bed- although it is (was) really interesting, I couldn't stay awake long enough to get more than a few ages read at a time. Then I picked up a work related book and have since been unable to find the half read thriller. odd and bothersome as I hate knowing that there is a book out there that I have not completed. argh!
yeah, so, I read.

I had received a couple of B&N gift cards recently, so I have been hanging out at that store in my free time. I have purchased a few on the spot as I couldn't wait to see if there were used ones I could purchase for less money online. Since I have a huge list and I want to get working on adding those to my library, I spent this evening at B&N collecting author and titles that I will plug into a used book search. I can't see shelling out $30 a book if I can get it cheaper elsewhere. I know some people who have the boks that I want. Perhaps I can offer them a deal instead...

any book fans in the audience? Know of any really good used book stores? There is one I would like to check out on the boulevard, the "book outlet" i think it is called.

I meant to spend the day cleaning out my garage or working on the yard. It was a nice day even with the rain. The warm rain smelled good.. Instead I got sucked into a movie on tv (40 days/40 nights Josh H is yummy- dig the flower scene), then as I grabbed a blanket and settle down to read a work relevant book (a book I bought last week on 'The First 90 Days'- transition to new leadership position, hitting the break even point sooner, etc.. ) my kitty cats purring lured my into a nap, which I didn't need-- but if you have ever been the victim of sleep seducing cat purr, you know exactly what I mean. I dreampt about odd stuff..

Also meant to go get a hair cut and perhaps have my nails done. Not sure if that puts me over the girly quota or not?! I like them sporty short or they annoy the hell out of me and I can only deal with them for 4-6 months then they have to go. This would be ok if the original nail wasnt all busted up looking until it grows out. I'll think it over for a few days. Maybe I'll just give myself a nice manicure. Well, I aim to get up early in the morning to get some of this done, so maybe I will need to figure it out sooner than later. If that is the most pressing decision I have to make, then all is good, right? :)

Looking for insurance for my Cingular 8125. At the time of purchase the store did not insure pocket pc's. Yet when I was online this morning, I see that Cingular does offer insurance for this model. Bah, I hate making phone calls! I still need to figure out how to use my phone as a modem for my lap top. I havent really tried it yet.

I have a PDA, pager and cell phone for my position. I would happily use my pocket pc if they reimbursed for any of it. They almost made me pay for personal use of the work cell phone. I suppose they assume that anyone who has a work cell phone will use it for personal calls as well. I can support that yet I KNOW I have no need to use it for myself. I always have my phone on me if a personal call is necessary. 5 bucks a month and I could use it for personal use. Thats a great deal if I wanted to ditch my personal phone-- but no freakin way now! I was very uncomfortable with paying for anything I wouldnt be using. 5$ isn't a lot, but over a years time, its 60$ that I would be paying for something I don't need to use. Why would I when I have my own phone? I'd rather donate that money to the organization I work at for helping the kiddos. I guess they are allowing me to opt out, somethig they don't normally allow? glad that worked out- it was worth inquiring about.

What else?

Its a nice night: mild, smells good, can hear the creatures..

oh and I need to take care of my herbs!! I have a bunch to harvest. I hear that I can toss them in the freezer or I can hang them to dry. ThenI heard somehting about putting them in a brown paper bag, but I don't recall what that does.. does it help it dry quicker?

Any suggestions?

P.S. Firefox has some cute themes/skins ready for download. The Halloween theme is fun. Spider webs, pumpkins, withches, ghosts, bats, cats, skulls and other Halloween coolness. It looks great with estrip orange theme!

find firefox skins here:

Thats about it!

Be well and good night, peeps :)

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Category: friday

09/22/06 08:42 - 62ºF - ID#36041 pmobl


Voelkers 9:30 come out to play!! See you there!
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Category: adventure

09/22/06 05:58 - 64ºF - ID#36040


Bowling Balls that is :)

LETS GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hehehehehe

(be home soon)

(stealth entry)

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Category: pmobl

09/21/06 06:59 - 59ºF - ID#36039 pmobl

writing J

this phone is fun ! think I will take a walk now. I need a little back pack for my books andother junk when I walk in the City) - since i usually go to spot and coop (Sometimes) Later Gator's. ".p
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Category: simplicity

09/20/06 11:01 - 50ºF - ID#36038


I love this weather! crisp, energizing, lovely.

go outside and take in a few deep breaths. ahhhhh

Although a long walk in the woods may have been nice, I instead spent the evening finishing up my cleaning--with windows open to let in the fresh cool air.

Now I can relax and carry on..

I stepped outside just a short while ago. The creatures are making their sounds and the stars are out; lots of them! I so enjoy a starry night *sigh*

I instantly found the big dipper. As much as I love the stars, I know very few constellations. Someday..

I'm ready to take on the world.

Have I mentioned how much I love this weather? :)

be well,

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Category: potpourri

09/19/06 11:20 - 59ºF - ID#36037

got the urge to purge

PyrcedGrrl: Hey
PreciseDisarray: didn't hear ya- been washing dishes
PyrcedGrrl: WHo-wha?
PyrcedGrrl: What have you done w/ Carey?

hahaha, exactly. The dishes I have been whining about are done. I hate dishes. *scorn*

I am in a mood to purge- I want to go through everthing I own and toss/give away everything that I don't have use/a place for. Be Gone!

I like it neat and simple.

My garage, basement, a few select cupboards and car are neither of those things.

I don't mind things getting a bit dirty- I just feels good when it is all cleaned up

Otherwise my place is tidy and smells good.

and the dishes are done. YAY

If it were 7:15 and not 11:15, I'd get a jump on that purge thing.

Alas, I will continue to straighten up and get ready for the work day.

Is it Friday yet?????????

'cause peeps are going bowling!
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Category: reflection

09/17/06 02:39 - 71ºF - ID#36036

when I'm good Im good, when I'm bad

I'm even better.

..being a good girl is sometimes a really hard thing to do.

choices and other things to ponder;

but not right now..

more Birthday celebration going on (today is the actual day)

and dishes. ha

Be well, peeps


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Category: birthdays

09/15/06 05:57 - 63ºF - ID#36035

My Birthday

I am not exactly sure when or where..

but Birthday Celebration this weekend :)

How about some Laser tag? hehe YESSS!

or comedy club?

rock wall climbing??

Go carts??

or good ole Drunkin' Bowling??? ..always amusing

wine and cheese?

any other ideas??

I want to go tonight. So do you!!

Who's in???

Lets GO!!

I'll be home soon...

716 622 6639


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