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Lime away, actually works like they say it does… I mean I wasn’t expecting it when I borrowed the bottle from my mother to try and do something about the crusty white build up around the bathroom faucet… but wow.

Oh, and we lost water pressure in the kitchen again. I think it’s not just the aerator, cause an aerator shouldn’t go to crap so fast. At least we don’t live in a fishbowl anymore… my father came by on Sunday and helped install curtain rods in the bedrooms. We’ll get the ones up in the living room next weekend, hopefully after we find a traverse rod for that size window.

Also there’s nothing good on TV on Monday nights if. I mean it. Nothing. Well… by TV I of course mean ABC, and NBC, since that’s all we get right now. We need cable… and I need web at home… my wiki-addiction is getting to me, among other things. I just don’t want to loose out on webly freindships because I haven’t been on enough lately.

On a side note: “Airplane!” (which I watched on DVD because there was nothing good on TV) is twice as funny when there are screwdrivers before. The beverage… not the tool.


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Lightswitch Roulette….

Yey! We have hot water that doesn’t stink to high heavens! And they fixed the wobbly shelf in the kitchen which is nice. *Nids.*

I had to stay late at work last night so we didn’t get the windows measured for curtains, but we will tonight. Last night however we DID play light switch roulette… which is where you take a light and plug it into a socket you THINK might be the one attached to the light-switch and then have your roomate flip the switch. In this way we successfully located one outlet in each bedroom which the light switch in that room activates, and one in the living room activated by both a switch between the bedroom doors and one in the kitchen. Also Rachel unpacked the TV antennae that goes with the 12 inch TV in her room, and I hijacked it for the 20 incher in the living-room… she’s agreed it can live there till we get cable, so now we get NBC and ABC… CBS comes in terrible, and Fox not at all… but there’s nothing worth watching on Fox anymore anyhow.

I find I don’t miss the internet at home as much as I though I would, and definitely not as much as I miss cable TV. Most of the time I talk to people I know in real life, in person, and I can always call them on the phone, and of the people I talk to only on the internet, those I talk to most frequently really don’t want to talk to me anymore anyhow. I miss them, but having the internet again wouldn’t let me talk to them if they don’t want me to. I don’t feel right posting at IRT while I’m on the outs with them, so really all I do on the web anymore is read webcomics and use Livejournal, which I can do on lunch.

Mostly when I think I’d like to use the web at home, I want to Google something, or look it up in the Wikipedia. I’d add looking up TVlistings to that, but we have no cable, and it doesn’t take long to check two channels. Also last night I wanted to LJ about the water and lightswitches, but I just did that. Right then… back to work.


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Graduation! And 3 Months Loffly…

So I had my graduation ceremony today… first I couldn’t find the humanities section to line up… alot of us couldn’t. We all ran around yelling “WHERE IS THE HUMANITIES!!!” Then it got borring, we got rained on… the guy next to me was the first person to yell BINGO at buzzword bingo, got my empty folder with the paper that says “Psche! See the Registrar!!!” Cause of course I’m still 4 credits short… then they didn’t even sing All We’ve Learned at Rensselaer which is totally the best part of RPI graduations. Then Macarino Grill for food, then home for many cards and cute cousins all over…(There’s just two of them… but they were EVERYPLACE.)

Also, and quite equaly important, is that today is exactly 3 months since a Jake and my first date. (Is that grammatically correct?) Happy 3 Months Dearie… sorry it got overshadowwed by my graduation. Thanks for coming and sitting in the rain, sick and all. Aishiteru!


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Random Things…

Some moron in my building last night decided 1am was a good time to practice the electric guitar… I mean, clearly, from what I could hear… he (or she) NEEDS PRACTICE, but that’s not to the time to be doing it cause yeah… I need to be sleeping then.

My mom Taped OPRAH for me cause P!NK was on. Thanks mom!

I’ve left my chapstick and Swiss Army Knife Home by accident… and I feel their absence. Mostly because I need the chapstick now.

Fixed my resume to adjust for the fact that I’m going to be 4 Credits Short in May and therefore not getting a degree till August. Best Start sending those out again soon.

Speaking of Jobs… Some places you get laid off. At Thomson Delmar, you get R.I.F.ed. Either way… there’s no job for me here, since they’re in the middle of R.I.F.s.

I have MUSIC for my CAPSTONE. Which ish Teeeeee-Riffic.

I need to go to the ATM. I checked my wallet for a quarter earlier, and realized not only have I got no bills… I’ve got no coins. Not a single one. Not even a canadian penny.

Sorry I haven’t been commenting peoples Journals Lately. Been extreemlyoverbussy with Capstone, and Titanic… and have become addicted to reading the Wikipedia in what little spare time remains. My name is Marisa. And I am a Wikiholic.


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Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say, to Irritate people when it’s Cold!

Someone at our Local @Work Radio Station, thought it would be funny for them to play “Mele Kalikimaka.” You know… it’s the thing to say on a warm Hawaiian Christmas Day… Except of course that it’s 8 below zero (Fahrenheit) today. This is the last time anyone wants to hear about a warm Hawaiian Christmas. Seriously people, have some tact… we’re all freezing our assess off. I suppose they are trying to encourage us to think warm thoughts, but I don’t’ really think it’s working. Also the lady who gives the news updates is far too cheerful. She tells us how a dude got stabbed, a murder trial started and some poor family got all their Christmas gifts stolen… all in a very chipper, very annoying voice that makes me want to reach through the speakers and throttle her. I mean she sounds that happy about bad stuff happening to people.

Oh, I let it slip to my kid brother that I blog and now he’s trying to find it…  so in case he’s reading: Hi Ricky!!! Wubbooo so much my adawwabibble little brother. *Pinches Cheeks and gives a kiss on the Cheek.* Oh, btw, he’s 17. *Grins Evily.* I don’t suppose I have much to worry about anyhow… he already thinks I’m a freak… *Higgles.* What’s he gonna know of toaster jokes?

Well lets see… it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged… Holiday stuff and end of semester project cram… Ok… soo…

So yes, I worked on projects for a long while, and then I took Lyta into the shop, and got her keyboard fixed. You’ll now note that my ‘i’ key functions again… everybody celebrate. I also got the bay door on the side where the firewire cards go (and I assume other cards but I’ve only ever used firewire cards in it) so Lyta’s practically good as new, except that she refuses to accept the wireless signal in my office… that’s ok because I have my jump drive with me so I can transfer this to the desktop to post it up.

Remind me never to wear posts at work. Normally I remember this… always wear fishhook earrings at work… when I wear earrings at work, so the phone doesn’t stab me in the ear. Hazards of being a telephone operator I guess… but today is the office Christmas party so I wore festive holiday drop down posts… they got a bow on the post with a sprig of holly dangling down from the bow which is really three oblong green jewels… it’s kinda girly, and they stab me when I answer the phone but damnit I like these earrings… sooooooo I’m just wearing the right one… and the left is on my desk, where I won’t loose it. It’s not like I haven’t gone about with only one earring in before.

What else have I been doing since last I blogged… I did all of my Christmas shopping, I’d say what I got for folks, but the bro might be sniffing around, took several trips… the first was last Tuesday, a week before today, took care of my Brother, and my Mother and my Grandparents in that trip, and got breakfast at the Friendly’s in the Mall and caught a movie, in celebration of finishing school. Then I went out the other day with my mother, and took care of my Aunts and Uncles, and Cousins. Papa’s taken care of too, but if I say how that will give away what I gottim…

Ok, so I’m done with Christmas Shopping, but I still have to get my cousin Shayla’s birthday present. She was born on the 26th. Meh… I have to many balls up in the air to keep juggling like this.

Oh also, I recently got Evanescence’s “Anywhere but Home” Album, which totally rocks… and, uh… the rest of the time, I’ve been working at my job where I don’t get much web because Lyta won’t play ball so rather than typing on the desktop’s keyboard which has a lot more resistance than Lyta’s and is loud I’ve been reading old reviews on TWoP, and laughing my butt off.

Got around to reading the Lone Gunmen ones now, cause I’m done with the X-Files… though actually I just stopped in the middle of reading their ER extra, a review of “The Librarian Quest for the Spear” because, I just thought I should blog… I dunno… *Shrigs.* Anyhow yes I was rereading the Review for the Pilot of the Lone Gunmen and remembering the creepy feeling in the pit of my stomach that remembering that eppy gave me 6 months later when the saving the Twin Towers from having a commercial airliner run into them with one of our intrepid heros on board plotline… seemed really eerily prophetic. So I looked it up on Google and found a thing on Wikipedia what was really creepy. Apparently that eppy was airing in Australia when it happened, and was interrupted by newscasts of the real thing. I have to wonder if it was interrupted before or after the airliner part came into the plot, cause, if it was after… then I wonder how many people disbelieved what they saw… though it was part of the program… especially when you consider Fox’s somewhat sketchy news reliability.

Right then… I guess I’ll go back to reading TWoP, and you can go back to your regularly scheduled… whatever you were doing before you read this.


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