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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
11:51 am
blogity blog, blog, blog

I'm now marrying Ben of the toe incident and hiking along the canyon. If you want to find my personal blog, this isn't it, violarulz.xanga.com is. If you want to find my wedding planning blog, here it is: ducksandbooks.com. Please, comment on any of them (sorry if you're not xanga member, but I've been blogging there since HS and it just feels kinda homey).

Current Mood: geeky
Tuesday, March 4th, 2008
4:53 pm
what to do, what to do?
So an ex of mine got married in November and I mailed them a present some time around then (the week after the wedding), and I still haven't gotten a thankyou note from them. I DID get an x-mass card, hand written by his wife, but no mention of the gift. Do I ask if they ever got it? It wasn't expensive, but I'm still concerned. Did the post office eat a giant skillet that was in a heavy, cardboard box wrapped in inside-outed paperbags and addressed in sharpie? It wasn't returned so they either got it and never acknowledged it, they never got it, or the thank you note has been lost in the mail (not impossible). I dunno. I'm home with cramps, curled up on the couch and still wearing my PJs.

If you're wondering why you never hear from me on this blog it's because I've got 2 others I use. I just wanted to vent this where I doubted this ex of mine would ever read it. My other pages (with the same user name as this one) are on xanga,a social site, and SparkPeople, a diet/healthy weight loss site.

If you REALLY want to spy on me, my website is still up and running (for the moment anyway) at violarulz.com.
Tuesday, October 17th, 2006
9:04 am
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006
9:48 am
more adventures in Deenlandia
Sunday night was spent in the hospital. I went to give Ben a hug and caught my toe nail on the treads of his shoes and... yeah. It came off. Gross. The ER doc was really nice and I'm hoping that the podiatrist is just as nice on Thursday. The Percocet is making me loopy and I'm hungry. TTYL.

Current Mood: sore
Saturday, September 30th, 2006
9:44 pm
What a geat weekend (so far anyway, tomorrow is all practice and cooking/cleaning). Friday night was Shabbos dinner at BKS's appartment with Hillel buddies. He's such a good cook! Then we went to Har Hashem (Boulder's Reform congrigation) and sang really loud NFTY (national youth group) tunes over the old farts at the service. It made the cantor smile. BKS also answered all the questions she asked after the Torah reading if no one else could. He's got such a big, juicy, spicy brain.... *sniffing wafts of spices*

This afternoon we went up to Nederland. It was BEAUTIFUL! We stopped in Boulder Canyon to look at the falls and then went and wandered the little stores and had yummy, yummy Napalise food at Katmandu.


Oh, if you're in Boulder you're invited to break-the-fast after Yom Kippur at my palce on Monday night at 8:30.

Current Mood: loved
Sunday, August 6th, 2006
9:31 pm
Thursday, July 20th, 2006
7:15 pm
update on life
Josh, AKA Mr. JDate/4th of july is totally into Becca. Oh well. Sunday will either be RenFest or Ladysmith Black Mambazo with a handpicked gentleman from craigslist (I posted). Yep.

I bought an AC, power screwdriver, and the wood/brackets/screws to build a shelf for the AC since my window has no sill and opens OUT.

I'm failing Spanish, but getting As in all my other classes.

My ipod died. But, the little sad ipod is kinda cute.

I got a freelance job as fact checker/making sure the prof's citations are correct. I'm actually enjoying it. I'm a dork. Maybe I should be a librarian too... I seem to think I'll have trouble finding something and then find it faster than they do. If there were a such think as duling librarians and I entered the contest, I'd bet money on myself. Dude, I rock. I find found all but one of THE worst citations ever. Other than that, I'm done. Which makes me sad. I liked this job, but it's kept me from doing other things that should be done (Spanish homework, viola practicing, turing in books to the public libary, shoping at the farmers market).

Oh, and I'm addicted to novels again, and feel like I need a cuddle buddy.

Current Mood: weird
Wednesday, July 5th, 2006
6:10 pm
poor little guy!
I saw a little baby bird next to the sidewalk today. It was hopping around and flapping it's fluffy wings and couldn't fly. I watched it for about 10 minutes before I called the county animal rescue line. They told me not to touch it and that it would either be fed by it's parents, taken back to the nest or die. That made me sad, but I had to get back to work. There was a girl chatting on her phone and sunbathing not too far away and I asked her to keep an eye on the bird because I didn't want anyone to step on it. 3 hours later, on my way home from work, I walked by where the baby bird was and I didn't see it. Then I looked closer, it was dead and curled into a little ball with it's head tucked in and it's feet sticking out from it's tucked in little legs. Poor, little baby bird!

baby bird
Baby Bird

Current Mood: busy
Tuesday, July 4th, 2006
12:08 am
ala KateyVic

You Are 48% Lady

You're part lady, part modern woman.

Etiquette is important to you, but you brush aside rules that are outdated or silly.

Current Mood: sleepy
Wednesday, June 28th, 2006
5:28 pm
so family influence won over where I've lived

Your Linguistic Profile:

70% General American English
25% Yankee
0% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

You Are Somewhat Machiavellian

You're not going to mow over everyone to get ahead...

But you're also powerful enough to make things happen for yourself.

You understand how the world works, even when it's an ugly place.

You just don't get ugly yourself - unless you have to!

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006
10:03 pm
Saturday, June 17th, 2006
11:28 am
cool. the Pride Parade is next Sunday, FYI.
Friend of Dorothy
You scored 145 Support, 0 Disapprove, and 0 Indifference!
You are one of the following: a card-carrying member of PFLAG, a non-self loathing GLBT person, or just a really progressive and open-minded individual regarding the GLBT community. Any of the aforementioned classifications makes you an honorary Friend of Dorothy!

You are proud to be “off to see the Wizard;” in this case “the Wizard” being a metaphor for Equality, Civil Liberty and Human Rights. Dorothy is a metaphor for the catalyst of change and of breaking away from archaic teachings that have become a noose of inequality and social suffering to the underprivileged.

Okay, you probably don’t think about it in those exact terms. Regardless, you are comfortable and self-assured in your own sexuality. You fully support other people’s ability to enjoy civil freedoms that should be their birthright regardless of sexual orientation. You oppose closed-mindedness and, in your own way, combat ignorance and intolerance in all of their many ugly forms.

To use an old cliché; you are fabulous!

My test tracked 3 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
free online datingfree online dating
You scored higher than 84% on Support
free online datingfree online dating
You scored higher than 0% on Disapprove
free online datingfree online dating
You scored higher than 0% on Indifference
Link: The Your True Opinion About Gays Test written by T_in_TO on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the 32-Type Dating Test

Current Mood: not wanting to clean my apt.
Sunday, June 11th, 2006
11:13 am
what happens when I'm bored?
Craig's List is what happens when I'm bored. Yes, I posted. Yes, you may read it.


Current Mood: apathetic
Saturday, June 10th, 2006
10:39 am
being lazy in Boulder this morning

Your Political Profile:

Overall: 40% Conservative, 60% Liberal
Social Issues: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal
Personal Responsibility: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal
Fiscal Issues: 75% Conservative, 25% Liberal
Ethics: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal
Defense and Crime: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal

Gummy Bears

You may be smooshie and taste unnatural, but you're so darn cute.

Monday, May 8th, 2006
9:18 pm
State Department rocks
I asked if it was possible to bump my trip to visit my mom back a day, and they did it! Sweeeeeet. I still have to leave before dawn for the airport, but I don't have to leave until FRIDAY and not Thursday. Woohoo! Downtime. Sweeeeeeeeeeeet.

Current Mood: blank
Thursday, May 4th, 2006
3:54 pm
going to Asia!!!!!! Thaland to visit mom, China to be a tourist

Give me money and e-mail me your snail mail address if you'd like me to buy anything for you while I'm there. I'll be going to lots of Thai factory stores in northern Thailand where they make sushi sets, china, pottery, asian lacquer boxes, decorative fans and umbrellas, silk, batik, and all sorts of wonderful bootleg DVDs and CDs. I'll also be going to Beijing as a tourist and can look for cheaper than water (at least there) electronics and stuff for you. I myself will be in the market for a minidisk player and a decent microphone.
Tuesday, April 25th, 2006
3:51 pm
I don't wanna!
I feel like stomping my feet and jumping up and down in protest of school right now. Why do I ALWAYS procrastinate? I've got an 8-10 page draft on Suzuki's Mother Tongue Approach and a 2-4 pager on Stravinsky's Rite of Spring BOTH due tomorrow!


Plus, I'm going to have to take my geology final early because I'll be in Denver playing the Britten War Requiem during the final.

Current Mood: cranky
Monday, April 24th, 2006
5:53 pm
it's snowing. I don't get it. Is this a joke or something? not funny!

Current Mood: lethargic
Friday, April 7th, 2006
11:18 am
the plan
May: Thailand
June/July: Spanish class, 20th c. music history, a science class
August: road-trip! visit Mr. Holland? Julie in Chautauqua, NY? Whitney in Austin? Andrea in Boston?
life: visit Breckenridge and Aspen music festivals AND apply for study abroad in Seville, Spain for Spring

classes: music history I, music technology, lessons, orchestra, ideas & values core class (major historical philosophies?), a science class, spanish
life: visit Whitney in Austin or Andrea in Boston for Thanksgiving week OR visit mom in Bangkok
Hillel: Birthright trip!!! Winter or summer?
Graduation: do all the Pomp and Circumstance stuff in December

SPAIN: fulfill contemporary societies core class, learn better Spanish, TRAVEL and visit Mark in Gibraltar

school: finish paperwork and actually graduate (Spain program ends in June, after the May graduation date)
home: get Dan into Mason and out of the house so that I can stay there
life: get a job in some sort of arts related field
alternative: move to Chicago and find a job, learn to waitress?

Current Mood: tired
Sunday, March 12th, 2006
11:22 am
a midmorning hiku
I just want cuddles
I can not find a boyfriend
most guys just want sex

craigslist works for stuff
maybe it's not the best place
to look for a guy

Current Mood: stressed about school
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