Thursday, August 12, 2010

Life's Little Mysteries #2

If Pandora is so good at knowing the music I like, why are they advertising Justin Bieber concert tickets?  No, thank you.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

A Strongly Worded Letter

Dear Financial Aid Office,

I have a bone to pick with you.  When I call you, I expect my question to be answered plainly, not to be sent on a wild goose chase unrelated to the afore-mentioned topic.  I do in fact, know what I'm talking about and am not a complete idiot.  Along that line, I do not need to be talked down to because you think I am oblivious to all options that are open to me.  Believe me, other options have been pursued.
Basically I just need you to answer my question.  If you feel like I have missed something then please mention it but do not refuse to answer my question.  I only need you to do one simple thing for me but that has turned into 4 phone calls and two days worth of work for me.

Not appreciated,


Sunday, August 8, 2010

Experiences From The Waterpark

After hitting up Water World a couple of times this summer I have compiled a list of lessons learned and experiences I've had.  
  • Feet were not meant to walk on 100 degree concrete all day.
  • Crush is delicious and refreshing.  Only the orange flavor, non of that grape stuff.  Pizza is not so refreshing.
  • Bikinis do not look good on everyone.
  • So many people have tattoos!  I guess you don't realize it normally since they are usually covered.  Except for you Mr. Goatee Tattoo.  Bad decision.  
  • Deep conversations happen while waiting in line.  
  • Spit takes approximately 2.5 seconds to drop 20 feet and 3 seconds from 30 feet.  
  • You should already have a base tan before spending all day in the sun.  Otherwise you look like a lobster.  
  • Sunscreen is not as water-proof as they say it is.  
  • It is innate to try to cut as many people as possible in line.  
  • At one point in time, there are at least 3 different songs playing in different places in the park.  
  • You will always be dripped on while standing in line.  It's unfortunately unavoidable.  
I know there are lots more that I missed but it's what came to mind now!  Water parks are really interesting places to watch people and as an expert person watcher, I was occupied all day.  Aside from sore feet and being exhausted, I have had a wonderful time playing in the water with my buddies this summer.  

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Life's Little Mysteries #1

Who thought fast-burning matches was a good idea?  If the flame is reaching my fingers in less than two seconds, it's burning way to fast!!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Blank Slates...and Hard Drives

I have restarted my computer an estimated 17 times today in an attempt to restore it to the default settings.  This is the third time I've had to go through the restoring process but it still takes me two hours to remember how to do it.  You would think I can learn.  I'm restoring my computer to get rid of the junk thats slowing everything down.  I'm a fan of fast-working, stream-lined systems.
Yesterday, my world was turned upside-down.  Not in a bad way at all.  I guess you can say my mind was blown and I'm still in awe.  I feel like my life was restored to its factory settings.  My mind is clear, I'm refreshed, and I feel cleaned of junk.  I am filled with joy that cannot be shaken and I am overwhelmed by blessings.  My computer lasts a year before slowing down.  We'll see how long I can last.