Tuesday Tunes: Week 103
The theme this week is concerts:
Currently: Insanely busy, driving everywhere in Maryland
Currently doing, at this second: Not what I should be..I need to do work on my final before going out again today..
Currently listening: *sigh* Walk Away by Jim Adkins
Currently Reading: for those three minutes before I pass out at night..My Life is A Mixed Tape by Rob Sheffield
Currently Feeling: Insanely loved <3
Today's the big day!
It's been interesting thus far. Since this blog is properly titled: The Winter of Our Discontent it is only right that I start it out with some bitterness.
Number one/A: It's freaking humid. Merry land weather is redick.
Number two/B: I can not decide what to do this evening. I have plans but then plans were changed and now I have options and when faced with options I like to ignore the fact that I am in charge of picking and hide in a corner. Gah..
Number three/C: This is the big one:
Several co-workers, who I don't even talk to on a daily basis and I am pretty sure don't even like me have come up to say Happy DOB. Thats fine. It's actually very civil. I appreciate it. But I like to keep shit real folks. Three of them have followed the "Happy DOB" with: "I didn't know it was your birthday today, you should have told me!!".
Really? Why? Because you were going to run home and construct me a hand made card?
Now that that is out of the way!
I will say I am so very fortunate to have so many people who care about me. I have had so many invitations today to do things with people it's overwhelming. Thanks to everyone who made me feel special! I also share my DOB with a special gal I have known for over ten years. She is a carbon copy of me in many ways, yet so different in others. We just work together and thats all that matters really! So, to poots: Last year of our twenties...lets do something crazy this year...like go out on Sunday...after 8 pm!! :) Happy Birthday, I love, love, love you!
I think I received one of the most thoughtful gifts ever: Snack purchased me a jar of pickles and a jar of olives!
Jessapiller-always gets me something incredibly radical because we are both big kids. First of all my card from Jzill said: Happy Birthday Grandma. ha ha haha. I also got some really rad guitar necklaces. Including a red one like my JA! Also a bag full of crazy items from the party aisle. Jzill knows me too well.
Other than this I got some delivered flowers, a Coca-cola classic and a gift card, a really awesome necklace and after work I am thinking I will stop by the old Best Buy and finally pick up that ipod touch I have been wanting. I have been asking for it for two years now and finally got the go ahead. Since I am the computer savvy one in my home I get to go pick it out. I am really torn as to which one I should go with. An ipod classic or a touch. The touch does have built in wifi. Again, decisions I can not decide. Good thing I will have a co-pilot with me to help make up my mind.
I've got nothing this week folks. You would think since tomorrow is my date of birth I would have tons of stuff to spew about but honestly I don't. It's been a busy week thus far and I am just looking forward to the end of day tomorrow. I have taken off on Friday to have a long weekend. Some things I have planned and/or foresee in my immediate future:
-I am pretty sure I am going to attempt to bowl at some point this weekend. I have not been bowling since I was five years old. I am extremely clumsy so this should make for good fun and times had by all.
-My favourite out of state friend is in town, as we speak, so I can guarantee that we will be finding some type of trouble to get into. Pointless drives to nowhere will def. be in the mix. Those are the best aren't they? Music, wind, talking, life, just being. *sigh*
-I am also seeing Carvel Ice Cream Cake in my immediate future.
-I will be the proud owner of a new ipod touch soon. Oh ipod touch, how do I love thee? How I yearn for thee?? *sigh*
Yeah, I think thats about it..For something completely unreleated and rando..Driving home from cake class Monday and I heard the most interesting news to date. My local radio station is running a contest to win tickets to an upcoming Muse show. (Actually it's a U2 show and Muse is opening). Thats pretty rad isn't it? Well there is more! If you win tickets you also get a chance to win a private tour of the Air and Space Museum in the District with Matt Bellamy and co.
I think I gasped out loud. Matt Bellamy...I would piss my pants. He is god. Forget air and space museum buy me some lunch and teach me how to play Supermassive on guitar good buddy!!
The VMAs got me thinking (no nothing about Kayne West). I seldom see any artists I like in the running for any awards. So this week, let's create a mini award show.
What a loooooonnnggg week folks! Phew!
This will be a bitter sweet post. I am excited and happy about a few key things, yet I am still a little peeved about others. Funny how the human female works? Or maybe it's just me?
Either way, here it goes, you want the Bitter or the Sweet first?
Too bad, I'll pick since it's my effin' blog. You get bitter.
So, I have had some major, serious issues with a particular someone in my life. We just don't get on well, yet we are bound by a force much greater than human choice. I have to dance lightly on this subject so this is all I can give you to set this up. Just know, myself and this person have not gotten on in the past but we have to learn to get over it.
We talk very rarely but when we do I try to be short and sweet. Short and sweet...thats all me.
So yesterday I had to shoot an email to this person. I was obliged. I decided to take the high road and write a nice, healthy email that was much nicer than it needed to be.
Her response was: a two worded email. It was almost as if the response was antagonizing me with sarcasm. I wrote a healthy email..with a greeting, I inquired about things, I was nice and all you give back is like a: hey thanks. Not even a closing??? GAH
I have two issues here. Number one/a: I expect too much of folks
Number two/b: I need to just write it off. Don't let it bother me.
Okay, on to the Sweetness:
Today, I get a new phone. I have an EnV. Part One. It's a big clunker, keyboard phone. It's only about two years old but it's all beat up since I lost the case and was too cheap to purchase another, the lights don't work on it anymore-makes night drives all the more fun, and it is like deteriorating. Seriously. Little bits of it just randomly chunk off.
So today, as we speak, the FedEx Man (sorry, I'm not a feminist) is delivering my new LG EnV Touch to my home. Really, he is. I just tracked. It's on the truck for delivery.
Of course, I am an asshat so it didn't cross my mind that I would not be at home to receive said phone during delivery and of course you need a signature. The smarter Penny would have had them deliver the phone to my work. Instead, I was told to leave a note on my door, with signature, instructing the FE man to leave it.
With my luck, we will have torrential downpours in my township, my glass/screen door will be ripped from it's locked position and fly open allowing the rain to hit my note and slowly peel the tape from the door, causing the signage to fall into a mud pile and then causing the FE man to know none the wiser and take my phone with him when he leaves.
Only time will tell.
ps. Is it Friday yet?
*lyrics by Jim Adkins-Sweetness