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Category: weather

10/13/06 09:40 - 37ºF - ID#36062

i've got nuthin'

green green green

'lil sun trying to come through..



feelin' a little envious of B-Los snow. I still have my cross country skiis standing up against my front door..


what is that?

a snowflake??

yes, I count One, One snow flake, ah ah ah

but just one.
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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: weather

10/12/06 09:34 - 33ºF - ID#36061

greener on the other side? October Storm

Alright, let me tell you, lol..

I took a so called "lunch" at 4:30, which is when I first posted some snow covered car pics. I forced my way out of the building as my growing hunger made me feel like I had a wine buzz. Only good if you actually have a wine buzz. Things have been crazy busy and its easy to forget or not have time to eat, but after yesterday of going all day, I couldn't do it again. hence, the quick "lunch"

So, food scrarfed down, I return to work. I leave late because the kiddos parents have trrouble getting to the school due to the weather. Understandable, I knew I'd be getting out late. And I do..

So I leave at 6:30 knowing that no route is a good route as from all the parents coming from various locations did not have a good story to tell in regards to traffic, power outages, accidents, fallen trees, blocked roads, etc.

I get on the highway.

And get stuck on the 290 for over two hours.

two freakin hours!!

I was smart enough to put 23$ in gas while grabbing my "lunch". I used up more than half sitting in traffic. If I hadn't I wouldf have been in trouble, as I had just over a quarter tank before then. For much of it, I had my car in park. Turning it off would have been nice, but it was damn cold out there..

on the plus:

I had my Pocket PC

which meant I had (e:strip) (thanks, (e:paul) )

which meant I had (e:peeps) to hear me whine a bit (thanks, peeps)

and on my phone I have a stupid little addicting game called Bubble Breaker, I think. It kept me amused for awhile.

I had chocolate (i brought some kisses and reeses mini pb cups to fill a halloween candy bowl at wortk. Before I left, I thought I should grab a handful with me.. yay!)

hahaha, I think I have a bottle of wine or two and maybe even some chanpagne in my trunk. I've told you before, if you are going to be stranded anywhere, you want to be with me. :)

I drank some diet dr. pepper instead.

I bought USA today while at the gas station on my "lunch".. and I had a 1974 copy of Play Girl, lol (i forgot that until now) and I probably had/have just about anything else I may need while in an otherwise uncomfortable situation as this was.

And I had front row seat to a super cool and mildly freaky lightening storm show.

Not sure exactly what happend, but I saw that the super large monsterous tow trucks for towing other tow trucks (and semis, etc) was all munched up-- hood ripped off and other unidentifiable truck body parts mangled along the side of the road. Cant imagine what the whole scenerio was like, as everything seemed cleaned up.

So after two hours and no abilty to move and/or find another way out of this mess, traffic began to move. I make it North over the Grand Island bridge and encountered freaky blizzard snow that made it very hard to see. I was disturbed that I may encounter longer travel time, accidents, etc.. I still felt a long way from home.

Eventually the snow wasnt as crazy, atleast I coul,d see where I was driving.

As soon as I hit Lewiston there wasnt any snow.. just a lot of wet and raininess.

I get to Youngstown.. guess what?!?! it was (is) DRY, NO SNOW.. NOT even a DROP OF RAIN. My driveway and everything else is bone dry.

As was the case all last year.. and I bitched about it.

and I hear that is was a nice sunny/clear fall day today, haha, as it shoulf be. But how weird how different a few miles can make.

So no need to move to Florida or the west coast to get away from the snow-- just drive 20 something miles to Youngstown and its a whole new world. So is the grass really greener on the other side? apparently so, when the other side is Youngstown!

damn, it isn't even as cold as the other areas I was just in.

(i might be imaging that)

and its after 9:00 pm, so.. well over 2 and a half hours after leaving work do I finally get home.

tomorrow is friday. finally!


oh, and its (e:pyrcedgrrl) 's B-day , then (e:lilho) then (e:vincent)

Yo mommas and daddies were finding ways to keep warm in February, huh? haha

bed soon...


My phone rang at 11pm.. it was my boss to tell me that the school is shut down tomorrow due to a majority of other schools shutting down, etc No one is prepared for winter yet. Plus all the outages, trees down etc. That is some heavy snow.

WOO HOO paid day off from work, YIPEEEEE

haha, who would ever think that there would be a snow day in OCTOBER?? and it isn't even mid october yet :)

and there still is not a single flake in Y-Town

... although it might be on the way.

'sup cross country skiis? :)

ooooh, Orange Cat coffee hourse is on my Snow Day itinerary. Lets go!

I was really tired, but as with snow days of youth, it is energizing to be told you don't have to go to school (or in my case, work!)

think I will go curl up an read newest issue of Scientific American or Entrepreneur till I fall asleep.
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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: weather

10/12/06 07:05 - 33ºF - ID#36060

la la la October Storm begins

ho hum, stuck in traffic on the 290, still so far from home, both of them.

maybe there is someone I can flirt with while I am sitting here, haha

ew. someone on the highway is smoking a cigarette.







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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: weather

10/12/06 04:30 - 33ºF - ID#36059

`sup snow


just two weeks into autumn...

albino brain chiggars, cover your ears!!!!!!!


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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: systems thinking

10/11/06 06:37 - 62ºF - ID#36058


Not getting a lunch and getting home late does not sit well with me. Now I am too hungry to eat.

Not that that will stop me. ;)

No way will I allow this slight irritation damage my evening.

Not that I am ever *really* irritated.

News that is good, is that I am kicking ass at work,

News that isn't, is that it is kicking mine as well.

Nice, it will all turn out very well, it will !!! it will !!!

Nothing is impossible.. right?

Need a distraction and balance, indeed.
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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: rant

10/09/06 08:44 - 68ºF - ID#36057

Way to go Vertigo

What is with the seizure inducing flashing ads on various web sites?

The ones that can't be eliminated from your line of vision; the ones that continue to flash in your mind even after closing the window...

  • Proceeds to vomit*

HATES irrelevant site ads. *kicks* stupid ads.

That is all.

Going to make a big pot of soup now -consisting of spinach, parsnips, portebello mushrooms, kale, okra, turnips, carrots, celery, peppers, and any other vegtable matter I find; and either Lentils or Barley- not sure which one. OooOoooh the suspense..
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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: weekend

10/09/06 01:12 - ID#36056 pmobl

Pizza and Porn

this and that:

  • little brittain is hilarious and addicting!
I need more!

  • I'm tired and my eyes are burning too. fun weekend ;Martini's are both good and evil!

  • Napped this afternoon--my dreams are so... detailed.huh..

  • would like to go Camera Shopping Monday, but I am such a bad Shopper!! I have a pile of gift certificates from last year that I need to use. They are from all over, but I have yet to make it to any of those stores. So one of these days, I'll shop.

  • flipped through an issue of playGirl dated from before I was born; its funny and has too many words.

  • USA Thanksgiving should Coincide with Canadian Thanskgiving,I Say. Christmas stuff is already out--what happened to Thanksgiving ?? it gets over looked.

I grew up celebrating both Thanksgivings.
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Category: memories

10/06/06 11:40 - 45ºF - ID#36055

baby bluejay from back in the day


I think I 'ran into' someone I knew briefly from about 23-24 years ago.

Yeh, I was just a lttle girl then.

I have this distant memory of this person. Havent thought of them in years. Why would I?

I did a search for someone completely different-- I wanted to find an old female friend from college who last resided in California. And I havent "searched" for anyone in specific- ever. But I stayed intonight and have been vegging out.

I suddenly decide to look up an old pal. Somehow, this person came about in the search results. I swear I saw "california" on the location.. then it said, "st. catherines" um, big difference. However, the location and someting about this person (something drew me to take a closer look at the info- -which really didn't tell me much) prompted me to inquire about this distant memory-- which I remembered out of the blue.


I'll feel silly if it isn't him.

I feel kind of silly asking someone to think back 24 years ago to a small detail of their history.

But I couldn't NOT inquire.

I only aksed if they recall general thing; I remember a young boy nursing a baby bluejay back to health. I think its mother had abandoned it or died. This little boy took great care of it and he let his neighbors little neice (me) help feed it. This would have occured in a span of three days more than two decades ago and I havent been back.

Now that I think about it, there are more memories surrounding that-- the details are coming back.

I hope they check their email for this.

The weird thing is, is that all this is a sense of deja vous. As though I knew I'd run into him again sometime.

I was 6 years old.

But things like this happen often.. I just go with it.

I have vivd memories gaing back well before that time. Even before two years of age. Many of my memories are strong.

Then there are all the other details I can recall any time- although usually at random, not because I necessarily want to.

"care, how the hell do you remember that shit?"

"I don't know, I just do"

I can also glance at something and remember it. When I need it to be concrete, I stare at whatever it is for a a moment until I can really see it in my head. I never needed a planner to keep track of anything as I just 'filed' it away in my head, even if whatever the event doesn't occur for weeks or months from that point in time. If I made a list, it wasnt to use when I needed it, it was to visually take a snap shot of it in my mind, so I can refer to is as though I had the actual list in my hand at a later time.

Often when I am remembering something that had been in written form, I am "reading" it from an image in my head. It is very helpful.

So yeh, while all this is pretty normal for me, it may be really strange to someone else.

Hopefully they will drop me a line to let me know one way or another.

How neat might that be?

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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: friday

10/06/06 07:17 - 55ºF - ID#36054

friday friday friday

my god

the weekend is here. finally FRIDAY!


tell me! tell me! tell me!

I am full of energy despite having very broken sleep, say towards 3am, hahahaha

good to see you this morning, (e:southernyankee) --Will catch up with you later, I am sure :)

kinda in a movie mood.. whats playin' playas?

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Location: Youngstown, NY

Category: work

10/04/06 08:42 - 56ºF - ID#36053 pmobl

a rose


Received this from a father of an autistic boy that goes to the academy I work at. Just because.

I really am a sucker for flowers. I think this amazes me, as it is really just a flower.

I just sat at my desk for a few minutes and held the rose under my nose-- it smells so yummy.

I thought I would take a pic with my phone.

I really need to buy a camera. If I still have some 'extra' cash, I would like to buy a camera soon; although I don't want to spend the money.


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