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I just can't win at love! [18 Sep 2006|08:53pm]
I'm so screwed
Current mood: grumpy

So recently when I was at the "doctor" she and I were talking about how the heck I will ever find someone who thinks I am as great as I am and will want to marry me and be my bff.
Well, she told me that although both men and women list "sense of humor" as one of the most important attributes in a potential mate, men want women who appreciate their sense of humor, not funny women. Dammit, I'm so funny that my friend who worked for Conan O'Brien told Conan O'Brien that I was the funniest person she ever met. I am so screwed.
I am doomed to be the girl who every guy likes to hang out with for fun, or in between girlfriends, but that they never want to get serious with.
That's it! From now on, no more Miss funny girl. I am going to be serious and sour 24/7. I will consider it a socialogical study, and see what happens.
It's going to be hard, I mean, I don't try to be funny, I just find myself saying stuff that makes milk shoot out noses, and bladders fail. I am not sure how I can change that. Shizzle, I am doomed, doomed I tell you!
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Honestly annoying, but I'm bored so why not! [17 Sep 2006|12:48pm]
1. Honestly, what color is your underwear?
blue

2. Honestly, whats on your mind?
How honestly I will answer these questions, and the red Sox game that comes on later

3. Honestly, what are you doing right now?
Listening to Wife Swap and answering this

5. Honestly, do you think you are attractive?
I've gotta be considered a sexy-beast somewhere

6. Honestly, have you done something bad today?
I ate macaroni and cheese for breakfast

7. Honestly, do you watch disney channel
No

8. Honestly, are you jealous of someone right now?
yes

9. Honestly, what makes you happy most of the time?
Trixie, my friends, The Amazing Race, the availablity of beer, livng near the ocean, my comfy bed, gay men, hot vendors at work, Dunkin Donuts coffee(which I can't get out here)

10. Honestly, do you bite your nails?
no

12. Honestly, have you had an eating disorder?
Who hasn't?

13. Honestly, do you want to see someone this very minute?
The guys who are supposed to come fix the oven

14. Honestly, do you have a deep dark secret??
Not after the last few weeeks, it came spilling out like milk from an udder.

15. Honestly, do you have a friend you don't actually like?
I don't socialize with or fake that I like people I don;t, so no.

16. Honestly, did you get laid today?
I wish

17. Honestly, are you loyal?
wicked

18. Honestly, are you in denial?
not anymore

19. Honestly, who would you wanna be right now?
Someone rich and anonymous with all the time in the world to do whatever I want and not get followed by the paparazzi

20. Honestly, do you like someone?
I always have crushes

21. Honestly, does anyone like you?
not anymore

22. Honestly, is it going anywhere with them?
nope

DIFFERENT EMOTIONS SURVEY


*Anger Section*

1. What do you do when you're mad?
It's not often, but I cry and or take action

2. What's the worst thing you've done when you were mad?
Said things that I regret

3. Ever made anyone cry when you were mad?
yes

4. Do you swear when you're mad?
sometimes

*CRYING SECTION*

1. Honestly whens the last time you really cried?
Watching the 9/11 documentary made by the two french bothers...amazing.

2. Ever cried yourself to sleep?
Yes

3. Do certain songs make you cry?
yes

5. What usually makes you cry?
Regret, the Oprah Winfrey Show, thinking about parts of my life, thinking about my future and wondering when the Hell I will get married and get to hav elots of presents

*Happy Section*

1. Are you normally a happy person?
Yes

2. What can make you happy
I am easliy amused

3. Does being with your friends make you happy?
Yes

*Self-Esteem Section*

1. Do you believe in yourself?
I believe in myself the way I believed in Santa as a kid...I know I exsist. Just kidding, heck yeah, I can do anyhting with enough time and training

2. When people say they think you are good looking/pretty, do you deny that you are?
I say "shut up, go tell some of the straight guys" it's always the gays who compliment me but I love it!
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the working world is no fun! [13 Sep 2006|09:40pm]
I am trying really hard to keep up with all the demands of my job but it's hard. It's so funny, cause I remember when I was in college I thought "Man I can't wait til all I have to do is work". and now I think "Man, I wish I was back in college." things were so easy then. Go to lots of parties, meet lots of boys, do some homework, hang out with the dorm mates, make excuses as to why homework is not done, party party party on weekends how fun!
Work life is overwhelming right now. I am so lucky to have the co-workers and friends that I have. they make it easier to manage.
So, thanks to Jenny from the block, Jonny. Erick with a K, tara, Holly, Elissa, Karen and Auntie Karen, Matty, Gregg, Danielle, Kellie, Darlene, Kipper, taylor and whomever else i forgot. you have made it so much better to get back into the grind after my horrible two week, but in reality, three month "vacation".
I am so lucky to work with fantistical people like you...you ah wicked pissah!!!
(Yes, that last sentence was for you Erick wiht a k). :^)
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A long but juicy story [08 Sep 2006|03:08pm]
Stepford is alive and well

So, I moved to California four years ago..holy cow! I have lived in the OC since I moved out here. I love it...beautiful, scenic, not as many silicone parts as L.A, but still home to the beautiful people and I have such envy of the houses out here. I mean, a one bedroom condo in a crappy pre-fab area goes for 400K.
Anyway, I moved a month ago (back into an apartment with my friend Elissa pictures here with the purple wig...we are friends not lesbians, we both like guys, so any takers, here we are!) and it was a nightmare. I was supposed to move from Rancho Santa Margarita (aka the gateway to hell) to Mission Viejo.

Well, my friends showed up on the morning of the move with the truck, and we loaded all my wordly belongnigs in by 10:00am. Yay! So, we get a call from the new apartment complex here's a synopsisi:
Elissa: "Hello"
Apartement jerk: "Umm hi, I know you're supposed to move in right now and that your lease started at midnight, but we haven't changed the carpets yet."
elissa: Ok, well we've got the truck loaded and are on our way there.
Apartment jerk: " ok, I guess. It will only take an hour or so to change the carpets.
Elissa: "Whatever!" Slams the phone as much as you can on a cell.

So, we drive to the new place and when we get there the apartment leasing jackass says "Ummmm, I don't really want to let you see the place" So of course, we're like, "Oh it's on we are going there right now."
BTW, I had my dog with me because I though we were moving in.
So, we go to the apartment. We walk in and were overwhelmed with the kind of smell that would accompany most CSI episodes if they had smell-evision. Urine, feces, general nastiness. We walked in and I though "Oh my God, how will I live here it's disgusting???!!!!" My friend Erick pointed to a corner and said" Hey that's poop!!!" and then we all realized we were walking in cat litter.
We ran out in horror..not to mention that the carpets were stained black, as if the former occupant has thrown every bit of leftover drink, and food on the floor when he was done, and that he held his cats up in the air and rotated them around the carpet like a sprinkler when they had to pee or poop.
Man this is a lot to type.
So, we walked back out to the truck and a guy walks up to us and says "Hey, I've still got all my stuff in your garage, they are giving me a new garage today, so I'll be out in a few hours."
Okay, WTHell???? So, we are all talking about how horrible this is and how we can't possibly live there. My friends Jen and Matt offered me $100.00 per month not to move in. And Matt looks down at his legs and screams :"What's on us????!!!!"
Yupp, we were all infested with fleas. Including Trixie (my dog) she had them all over her, even running across her face!
So, I marched over to the office and said"You know how you have that 30-day satisfaction gauruntee? We're not satisified and we are not moving here!" The jackass leasing agent (We'll call her Heather cause that's her name), says "oh, even if we change the carpets?" I'm like screaming "HEATHER, WE ALL HAVE FLEAS AND SOMEONE IS IN OUR GARAGE. WE JUST WALKED THROUGH POO. HELL NO WE ARE NOT LIVING HERE. WE WANT OUR MONEY BACK NOW."
To which she replied: um we'll get you a check by Wednesday. Sorry...
to which I replied "HOW CAN YOU LIVE WITH YOURSELF AND LOOK ME AS A PERSON IN THE EYE AND TRY TO THINK IT'S OK FOR YOU TO RENT THAT PLACE TO A HUMAN PERESON. YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMDE AND FEEL HORRIBLE ABOUT YOURSELF. WHAT AM I GOING TO DO? I AM HOMELESS, THANKS A LOT!!!"
She kind of got teary which made me happy in a mean way.
So, i walked back over to the truck and saw the guy in the garage and it clicked that maybe he was the caveman who had been living in the apartment. So I asked him: "Did you live in number 88?" And he said (with no shame or hesitation) "Yup" and I said "You are a human, how can you live like that? I feel really sorry for your quality of life because residentially that is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen and WE ALL HAVE FLEAS BECAUSE OF YOU!!!!
He then screamed at me "LOOK IN THE MIRROR" Say what,
So I went back to the truck and almost started crying but instead we started calling every apartment complex we could think of and asked if we could move in that day. finally we found one. Of course it's like $200.00 more than we expected to pay, but it's beautiful.
It's in a magical place called Ladera Ranch. Until I moved here, I always referred to this place as a cult. It is perfect. Perfect lawns, perfect people, perfect houses, perfect 2.2 kids and dogs per family, parks on every corner.
Anyway, I am now a happy resident of Stepford, CA. Whatever they pipe into the air here has affected my senses and I walk around with a big crazy grin and say "Hello, how are you?" to everyone I pass while walking Trixie. It's awesome.
STW We're suing the other apartment complex.
And the absolute kicker is that hte guy who was in the garage refused to move into the other apartment that they offered him because it has "a bad smell". For real...
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Ron burgundy [08 Sep 2006|11:33am]
I watched Anchorman last night for the first time. I my gosh it was hilarious! I ♥ Will Ferrell!
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Damn you Diane Sawyer [07 Sep 2006|10:27pm]
Man, As much as Katie Couric makes my blood boil, Diane Sawyer brings joy to my news watching life. I am sitting here crying again over the dang 9/11 babies who are now 4-5 years old. What???? That's so long. And I'm watching Diane Sawyer swing the kids around and do ring around the rosey. Schmaltzy for sure, but I love it!!!
On another note, I live for the yearly special that Diane Sawyer does on those quintuplets...good stuff.
I need a life!
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Crikey! [07 Sep 2006|01:48pm]
I just saw a commercial that was an ode to the life of Steve Irwin (The crocodile Hunter) and I started bawling...man I have gone into an emotional cave!!!
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MySpace [06 Sep 2006|05:20pm]
I don't get Myspace at all. i am so much happier with my little old familiar LJ. But, I just got a vcr a few years ago and I still don't know how to work the dvd player.
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[06 Sep 2006|05:09pm]
Man the Red Sox suck this year!!!
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Flair party [03 Sep 2006|01:31pm]
so, for my birthday (and my roommates) we had a flair party. It's just shy of a costume party and super-fun. Here are some of the nice shots of the night...





So fun that I had to have beer for breakfast...for real y'all, for real!
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WTF??? [12 Oct 2005|08:00pm]
The ump just made the worst call ever in the Angels/White Sox game. If the Angels lose it will be beacuse of that call. Man that sucks...how can that be allowed? Why can't they watch the footage? They should really reverse that call. In fact, the home base ump calle dit a strike and out before the dumb White Sox guy ran to first. All the Angels watched the homeplate ump and started running in to change innings and then they changed the cal.

OOOOOHHHHUUUGGHHHH! I am so annoyed...I feel like a guy.
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a bad weekend...this is a long one [25 Sep 2005|06:58pm]
Something terrible happened last night. My friends and I went out to celebrate my roommates birthday. We went to dinner and then to a very "hole in the wall" cowboy bar. It was pretty boring, so we decided to go to a different bar. I should insert here that I was the driver and had nothing to drink. Actually, we were all really low-key for some reason. On our way to the next bar, we passed an accident that was really bad. We got re-routed through a parking lot and got kind of lost for a few minutes. We were thinking that i was kind of funny that we were lost in a parking lot. Then we went on our way. We got to the intersection the the bar is at, and were stopped at a red light.

Suddenly, a huge crash happened in front of us! A car had gone through the red light and got hit by an oncoming car head-on. The on-coming car filled with smoke, and we could see in the other car that the passenger looked slumped over and in bad shape. I looked around and ran to the car that was filled with smoke. There was a tow truck next to us that we could see was calling in the accident, so we decided to get out and do something. We went over to the CRV first (not the car that caused the accident). There were 4 people inside. They all were able to walk, but one girl's shoe was stuck under the seat, so she was stuck and she and her boyfriend were panicking. We weren't sure if the car was on fire or what. Thankfully it was just the airbags that were smokey. I helped one girl who was hurt over to the sidewalk, and then went over to the other car.

The lady in the passenger seat of the other car was not conscious and was barely breathing. I tried to talk to her, but no response. I didn't know what to do, but thought if I tilted her seat back it might help her breath or something. I didn't want to tilt her head in case she had spinal or neck injuries. Her husband was having trouble breathing. The two girls from the other car were having trouble breathing, the two guys from the other car were cut up, but ok. I went to help the girls on the sidewalk and my roomie stayed with the elderly lady in the car. After a minute (so fast!!!) the fire dept showed up.
The ambulance took the elderly man from the one car to the hospital. Then they put a blanket over the elderly woman...she died. It was horrible. I had just held her hand and touched her head and tried to do something. It made me so sad. On the one hand, I do hope that my death could be that quick and painless, but on the other hand, that couple had no idea that the wife would die that night. The elderly man had turned left at the light thinking that it was green, but really, the straight lights were green, and the turn arrow was red. The man kept saying "I thought it was green...I thought it was green".

The guys in the other car were so shaken up. The driver had just moved out here with his wife. He was very upset.

It was so sad. I feel really glum today. I know there is nothing we could have done differently to make the situation different...it's not that. I am just not sure why we showed up at that light at that moment. I think it was God that led us there, sober, even though we were out for a party. I can't get the images out of my head. I wish there was a way to get back in touch with any of the people involved.
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wow i've been gone a long time! [25 Sep 2005|06:57pm]
I just read my last entry. It's not true...I took a different job than the one I posted about. I am doing proprty management. It's a great job....stressful, but fun.
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It all happens at once [29 Jun 2005|12:04pm]
Within the last 48 hours:

I got a new job, one that I didn't even apply for. I am going to be doing HR for an assisted living company. I went in asking to do activities...go figure?!

I am leaving my current job on Thursday. Talk about perfect timing! As of Monday, I was about to be unemployed come Friday.

The new job is actually next door to the old one. I already know the place and some of the people.

My roommate called this morning and told me she thought she saw that the Red Sox were on ESPN..she doesn't even like baseball, so it was funny for her to call. So, I have spent the morning watching the Red Sox...what a treat!

Johnny Damon shaved his beard...he is HOT with a capital h.
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[19 Jun 2005|09:10pm]
I know, it's been a while..

So, no new job. This job hunting has become way harder than I ever expected. I have applied to so many jobs, been on lots of interviews and still...nothin!
California sucks in some ways:
for example the fact that you have a degree does not matter, unless the degree is in the specific area that you are working in. So, I have a BA in Liberal Arts, and 12 years of experience, and am qualified for squat. The jobs I've been offered have paid nothing...seriously, not even enough to pay the bills. And the other jobs that want to hire me are nothing I would want to do. It sucks!
I may need to take something temporary and un-glamorous to hold me over until I can figure out what to do...get my Masters?
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Dios Mio [07 May 2005|07:43pm]
Yo, how'd they get this name from "Betty"...
Did anyone see "A Day Without a Mexican"? I'm not sure how well it translates outside Cali, but I highly recommend it!


Your Mexican Name Is...









Doña Anaclaudia



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The job search [04 May 2005|11:12am]
So, the job search continues. I am sending my resume out to a couple openings today. I think I could be happy with either one, and the money is close to what I'm making now. Please keep your fingers crossed or say a prayer for me! I have 7 weeks before I become jobless.
On another note, have any of you read Purpose Driven Life? Or done a 40 Days of Purpose bible study? I highly recommend it.
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Viva Boston Rob! [03 May 2005|12:34pm]
[ mood | nail biting! ]

I almost had a ♥ attack last week when I thought Boston Rob's trickery had finally caught up with him. I thought Rob and Amber (or as I like to call them: "Robinambah")would be the last to arrive and thus, be out of the race. Here's a script of what happened that you should feel free to print and act out dramatically with friends and loved ones (Rob's words are typed phonetically):

Scene in the airport in India. Teams must get a flight to some other country that I can't remember right now...Turkey? Yes, Istanbul. All teams have purchased tickets on the same flight (and only one they all found available).

Boston Rob to Meredith and Gretchen: "Did you guys get on tha earliah flight?"

Meredith and Gretchen: "There's an earlier flight?"

B.R: "Foh real...did you guys get on the earliah flight oah tha latah one?"

Boston Rob looksa at the camera and says "I'm just screwin with them, theah's no earliah flight, I just wanted them tah get nervous."

At this time Meredith and Gretchen and Uchynna (or whatever his name is) and What her name go and get tickets on an earlier flight!!!! End Scene

Uggh!!! If Robinambah get shut out I will be wicked disappointed!

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Studs and bitches [22 Apr 2005|05:28pm]
Wait a minute, Have I misssed a lot, or am I really the first to mention the new Bravo Show "Showdog Moms and Dads"?! It is absoutely classic. Please tell me you will watch it if you have not already seen it. I love my dog and consider myself one of "those weird dog people", but there is something seriously awry with the people on this show. It is fantastic entertainment!
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I ♥ Boston Rob [22 Apr 2005|04:59pm]
I am suddenly obssessed with Boston Rob. I have loved the Amazing Race since the first time it was on. This season can't get enough because of Boston Rob! Yes, he's married now, Yes, his accent makes him sound "wicked retahded", but I don't care, he's hot!
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