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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Whelp, my week straight of work has finally ended and my week of vacation now beings! YAY! I know the week is going to fly by and before I know it, I’ll be at work again.>_< I’m trying not to dread it too much but my friend Angie from NYC is coming up and staying with me and my other friend Gavin, is coming up from Colorado as well. We’re going to be visiting some other friends in Philadelphia and then we’re going to hit the humungo Renaissance Festival there. It shall be fun! I don’t know how much I’ll be on during that time…probably slim to none but it’s only a week so I doubt I’ll be missed.XD

Anyhoo, I’m tired as heck (since it’s 4:38am)…I got home around 3:30am and cleaned my apartment a little. The people who live below me are away in California right now and they left their garbage by the side of the house and I took it to the curb because it was smelling mighty foul…and then I notice maggots crawling all over it! BLECK! Glad I took it to the curb tonight since a week from now…who knows what else would be living in that.>_< Whelp, on that night, I’m off to bed! *grabs an elf to snuggle with*

Picture of the Day comes from Code Geass:

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Monday, August 11, 2008

The other day at work, I had forgotten my key to get into my locker. Not too big of a deal…except my bowl for my ramen was in there NOOOO!!! I always bring in ramen for my din din at work but wash and leave my bowl in my locker so…*sniff* No ramen for me yesterday. I bet the stinkin’ Elves stole my key! *shakes fist at them* I ended up ordering onion rings from the casino’s bar but when I went to go pay for them, I was getting hit on left and right by the guys drinking there! I’m like BAH! Leave me alone!!! I just want to go and eat my onion rings!!!

So, I’ve been staying up later than usual *cough*BlameMarioKartWii*cough* I can’t help it!! It’s SO much fun but what I’m addicted to is the ever-so wonderful wi-fi feature of the Wii so I’ve been dueling people on Mario Kart from around the world! You can choose to race against just friends, regional, or worldwide and of course, I want to battle worldwide and it’s neat because it tells you where your opponents are from. In one race, I was racing against people from Japan, Australia, France, Britain, China, Canada, Germany, etc. etc. I think it’s really cool! I met my match though…it came from a guy from Japan named Mirotu-Hino…he was my rival. Him and I were going back and forth from 1st to 2nd place. Grrrr. But it’s so addicting! I’d be playing it a lot more but stupid work taking away from my Mario Kart Wii time!! Feh!

Oh, and I found out from Mrs.Sessy514 that there’s going to be a season 2 of the anime, Vampire Knight coming out!!! I looked it up and sure enough! Season 2 is going to start airing in Japan! YAY! I didn’t think they were going to continue it because most anime series that are only 13 episodes long means that that’s it. There’s no more. But there will be more of Vampire Knight!! *grabs Zero and dances with him* Now I just have to try and wait patiently for October to get here. *twiddles thumbs* And here’s a piccy from Vampire Knight to conclude my post:

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

So, I took my dad out to dinner. We ate at Red Lobster since he loves that place but my mom doesn’t so it was a nice treat. I hate fish but looooooove shrimp so that’s what I got. I also got a drink called a Bahama Mama and it was so delicious. It had more alcohol in it then I thought though since my head and limbs were feeling all soft and fuzzy pretty quickly.XD
My dad then treated *me* to see the new Batman movie again…like I said in my last post, I had already seen it but he hadn’t and since my mom doesn’t like movies, he wanted someone to go with him. He really liked it too.^^

My boys and I have a new curse word. For those who haven’t seen the new Batman, there’s this part where they’re talking about ferries…as in ferry boats but when I had first seen it, I thought they were referring to mythical, fantasy fairies (it didn’t take me long to catch on they met boats) but when Batman would say “Ferries” it’s in this super-deep, gruff voice, it made us laugh just hearing him say “ferries” like that. So now, when we get mad we just say, “Ferries!” in the deep voice. Heehee! You just have to hear it. It makes me giggle.
I went out and bought Mario Kart Wii for myself. It was so fun playing it with Ty that I wanted it for myself since I have a hankering for some playing! I like being Peach the most on the Mach Bike. That’s what I like most about the new Mario Kart…that you can ride motorcycles in it! Ty and I thought it would be awesome if they had a Super Smash Bros. version of Mario Kart. Like you could be Pikachu, or Zelda, or Pit or any of the Super Smash Bros. characters. And if you were Link you could swipe people with your sword as you went by them.XD That would be narly.

Picture of the Day comes from some anime I don’t know the name too but thought the illustration was awesome.XD Ferries!!

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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

I’m taking my dad out to a late Father’s Day dinner tonight…yes, SUPER late Father’s day present but my dad and my own schedule don’t exactly coordinate since I work nights and well…he sleeps like most people do at night.XD He’s then treating *me* to the new Batman movie…even though I’ve already seen it but he wants to see it and my mom doesn’t like movies so he wanted someone to go with him. I enjoyed the movie and I just watched Batman Begins the other night so now I can understand certain parts better.

My friend, Ty came over the other night. He brought over Mario Kart Wii and I thoroughly kicked his butt at it. He’s played this game SO many times and I’ve only played it once and I still whooped him. He just glares at me while I gloat about it.XD We then ordered Chinese food and I got something I’ve never had before which was Curry Chicken with Onion and it was yummy! Very spicy even for curry! And then we watched the first Hellboy movie. We both had wanted to see Hellboy 2 in the theaters but it’s not playing anymore. BOO! I just wanted to see it since the main bad guy is an elf…and me love the elves, evil or no!
I have a day off from work and then I have a 7 day stretch and then I finally have my vacation!!! YAYZ!!! Even though my vacation is less than a week long.:-( I could have taken off longer but I needed to save some days for the end of September since I was asked to be a guest artist again at the NY Anime Fest and I’ll need time off for that. *sigh* I miss the good ‘ol days when I went to school and had all summer off.

Picture of the Day is of Sephiroth! *pets his hair*

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Well, I’m about half-way through the fourth book in the Twilight series, ‘Breaking Dawn.’ It’s so good and it’s taken a lot of turns I was *not* expecting! I probably would have had it completely read by now if it wasn’t for work. Stupid work taking away from my reading time! BAH! But if anyone out there has already finished it and dares ruin it for me…I will send my minion of evil gnomes on you!!! *shakes fist*

Something interesting happened at work yesterday…we had a bat in our department of the casino!! Like…a real bat, not a baseball bat.XD It’s so funny since we’re in the “secured area” too because we work with all the money but somehow, a bat still got in and it was flying all over the place and my coworkers were shutting themselves in any room they could to get away from it. I was laughing so hard because I’m not afraid of bat…granted, I don’t want one landing on me but I think they’re really cool and cute.XD Well, at one point, one of my coworkers named Sue had to go into the back hallway to get something and she asked me to “watch her back” because she was scared of the bat. Well, if anyone knows me, that was a really stupid thing of her to ask because I love messing with people.^_~ So as she was creeping down the hallway all quietly and stealthy-like, I scream, “OMIGOD!!! LOOK OUT!!!” Oh man, I swear she leapt 18 feet in the air and screamed bloody murder and bolts back towards ducking and cowering as she goes. I was laughing my ass off and she finally realized I was screwing with her and she started laughing and then proceeded to call me all sorts of choice words I dare not repeat on this site.XD XD XD But anyway, long story short, security eventually got the bat out of there and set it free so now we are no longer infested with bats in our “secured area.”

Oh yeah, and the other day when I was talking about the oh-so-wonderful anime, Vampire Knight I had said it was 12 episodes…it is actually 13 and don’t know why I typed 12…I have a tendency to round numbers because I don’t like odd numbers for some reason. It still needs to be longer though! AH!

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Saturday, August 2, 2008

Whelp, I didn’t win the bossman cupcake contest. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed…I think I put too much into it…in that I added too many extras onto him, like making him a sorcerer and doing something with the cherry and stuff. It’s just the way I roll, I can’t make myself just make a cupcake with a face on it! I just can’t!! I suppose that is my downfall, I need to learn to not put so much into my pieces for contests, I think.XD

So work has been crappy like always. I’m on the night shift…5:30pm-3:30am and that’s the way it’s been for a long time and now suddenly, my boss randomly has me coming in on the morning shift where I have to be there by 9am…needless to say, my mind and body doesn’t appreciate things being flip-flopped like that. I had to open yesterday…I got home at 7:30pm and zonked out for 3 hours and ended up staying up till 4:30am and then had to close tonight at work. BAH! My boss is becoming more and more evil.

One good thing today was that one of the girls I work with reminded me that the new book in the Twilight series came out!! I’ve been so occupied that I had forgotten! So, I got out of work tonight and went straight to our 24 hour Wal-Mart and was pleased they had plenty of copies of Breaking Dawn so I purchased one. I CAN’T WAIT TO READ IT!!!! AHH! Edward Cullens, here I come!! And yes, for those who had mentioned it before, I do know about the movie. I’ve seen the trailer for it as well as a snippet they have of a scene on their official website. I’m still a little iffy about it only because I don’t really like the guy who’s Edward…he just doesn’t seem like Edward! He’s someone I call a “2-faced actor” where sometimes he looks amazingly hot and then the next shot, he doesn’t and Edward is supposed to be really REALLY good looking. I think they could have found someone better but meh, I’ll still be going to see it, don’t you worry about that!!
Here’s the “official poster” for the flick…Edward looks very nice in this shot.^_~

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Thanks to everyone who checked out my evil cupcake contest entry! It actually got more comments and faves then I thought it would for just being a cupcake…even made it to the front page! lol! But thanks, it is appreciated.^_^

So yeah, changed my theme…I meant to change it earlier in the summer for the change of seasons but it kinda slipped my mind, I guess. But YAY! Elves has an elf theme now!XD
So, I finally got to watch the Vampire Knight anime…I had it downloaded on my computer for quite some time but never got the chance to watch it. So, I started it and ended up watching the WHOLE thing in one sitting. Well, that’s a lie, I stopped once to watch the new episode of Ghost Hunters on Sci-fi.^_~ It should be longer than 12 episodes though! They left us hanging! BAH! Even though I pretty much figured out it was going to end like that but still, they should have had more! Ah well, I have the mangas so I’ll just keep on reading them! I loved the anime though! The voices were perfect and man, I have a new crush on Zero…I always fall for the lavender-eyed dudes though…and he’s left-handed so that made him doubly awesome.XD Can’t help but find a whole anime based on hot vampires entertaining! But, of course, the story is great too.^_~

And here’s a picture of Zero-kun and Kaname-sama! *wiggles in between them*

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

So, it’s 5:36am…got home from work about an hour ago and quickly finished up my contest entry for Adam’s bossman evil cupcake contest before bed.XD I think it turned out pretty well…seeing as how I had to rack my brains to try and figure out how to create and draw an evil cupcake. lol! But, if you can take a look and comment, I’d appreciate it:

Work has been keeping my pretty stressed out the past few days. I guess you can say, I had an emotional breakdown on Friday where I just burst into tears and couldn’t stop. My coworkers were like, OMG! What’s wrong?! Which makes it worse because I don’t like being consoled or spoken to when I’m upset but they were freaked out because I don’t really…show emotions besides being happy, I suppose. Our department has been short-handed for months now…since March and my boss has been having me do the jobs of up to 3 people a day (while getting paid for one) and it’s been non-stop overtime and I feel so overworked, so being taken advantage of, and so feeling under-appreciated that I think the weight of it all finally crashed in on me and I couldn’t hold back my emotions anymore and my happy mask cracked because I couldn’t hold it in place anymore. *le sigh* But I’m just trying to stay strong and one of the ladies I work with brought me a root beer float to make me feel better and it did. I have a few days vacation coming up in a few weeks so I hope that helps stress detox me a little.

And I had Monday off and my boys, Ty and Phil took me to go see the new Batman movie which was as awesome as everyone said it was. Heath Ledger was down-right brilliant as the Joker. And then we swung by Borders and I bought some books and manga…I guess when life lets you down, there’s always manga to cheer you up.^_^

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

I thoroughly enjoyed my first day off. I just worked on the Bossman Cupcake for Adam’s contest and then I watched Ghost Hunters. I love that show. I actually went onto the Otaku chats too…it was fun when there were less people on it and then when too many people are on and talking at once…chaos.XD But still fun.^_^

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention what happened the other day at the casino I work at. A guy won a $10,000 jackpot and was running around the casino yelling and cheering and just telling everyone how he just won 10 grand. So, he comes up to the cashiers to cash his voucher in…well, for those who don’t know, we are a state run casino meaning, if you owe any money to the state they will take it right then and there if you win money. Well apparently, this guy owed for child support and guess how much was taken away? ALL of it!!! lol!!! Oh man, the guy wasn’t too happy after that since he thought he just won 10 grand but walked away with nothing.XD XD Haha!!! That’s what you get for being a deadbeat Dad!!! You make babies, you better be able to help take care of them! Heehee!

Picture of the Day comes from Loveless:

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Thanks to all those who checked out my latest drawing!! I got a record number of faves and comments on it both on here and on Deviant Art…within a 24 hour period I mean.^_^ I think everyone has a soft spot for sweet, squishy anime moments like that. Everyone likes a good hug!XD Anywho, if you haven’t seen it yet, I’d appreciate a look and a comment:

The Budweiser Clydesdale horses came to our casino the other day. They were supposed to have a big parade and everything but it got rained out and cancelled. My mom and I came back the next day to see them…it was pretty disappointing because they’re HUGE beautiful horses…but they had them locked up in little pens and we could only see their heads. Lame! One of the ladies who worked there eventually brought one out for people to pet and take pictures so that was cool.
I don’t know how many of you had heard but Budweiser…the all-American beer…has been bought out by a Belgian company. And we wonder why America’s economy is going to sh*t. Barely anything is made in America anymore! But it’s been rumored that this new Belgian company is going to get rid of the Budweider Clydesdales! I mean, I hate beer and Budweiser is no exception, but the Budweiser Clydesdales are an American icon! I loved all the commercials during the superbowl that involve these horses. Hopefully, this new company will get over themselves and keep the pretty horsies.^^

And speaking of horses, this caption makes me giggle:

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