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21 July 2014 @ 11:36 am
I am home from Florida. The drive was uneventful but sort of painful because a) i really needed to schedule a hangover day in there between latin camp finish and driving home, nts for next year and b) i in no way wanted to come home and deal with all the stuff that's here. Also you really don't want to drive the bit of 95 that goes from the virginia border to the 295 bypass around Richmond. I got stuck for 1-2 hours in that chunk both ways, and every other part of the drive was no problem.

So moving is happening tomorrow, I guess. I'm surrounded by boxes and I can't really pack any more boxes until these ones go away, not that it stops my parents bringing me more of them. Tonight I have to pack up my kitchen which is the last big thing, and i have some other dumb errands to run that I want to do none of. i don't wannaaaaaaaa. right now is the worst part where not doing it is probably worse than just getting it over with but so much change haaaate. also apparently my brother is not coming up to help, which my parents told me instead of him. Thanks a lot, bro.

Last night I also got a text from one of my best friends at school saying that she's leaving to go do an admin job, and then I cried for like ten minutes because seriously that is the last straw. I quit this whole year, okay, i just quit. Everything sucks and I've had it. I don't understand why all of this worst bullshit ever has to all happen at once and the only reason I don't just stay in my bed at home and refuse to come out is because right now there actually isn't a place that feels like home at all. AWESOME.

FREE fandom is eating me. I need there to be so much more of that show, and then I read the novel and all the feeeeelingsssssssss. I started fic but who knows what'll happen with that because moving and fqf still isn't done and oh yeah i have to write a 15-page research paper for my class, right that. also i accidentally conflated all the characters with 5*STAR so there's a sort of secondary hilarity to all of it.

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14 July 2014 @ 09:17 pm
more than halfway done with my class. My presentation was Friday and it was a huge relief to get that out of the way, and then the first test was Friday morning, which I got a 95% on, so barring disaster with the second test I think that this should turn out okay. At least until I try and write the paper. I absolutely see the appeal of just staying here another week or two to get that done, next year I'm going to think really hard about doing that.

I was so exhausted Friday night that I crashed and slept super later, but then of course I couldn't sleep at all Saturday night. i guess the worry about the class was supplanting worry about moving and everything else when I get home. whatever, i went out to some snobby yarn place near here and bought some yarn. and then I went to the Trader Joe's, which I had never to been to one before! I can see the appeal, man, they had a bunch of cool stuff. I bought green tea mochi and sparkling blueberry juice.

I've been addicted to Puzzles and Dragons for like two weeks, which is basically a cross between a match-3 game and pokemon. WHY DOES THAT EXIST. addictiiiiive. Also addictive is FREE! which I liked the first season of so much i'm thinking about piloting it for drama night even though it's animated. Second season is so good!!

Today is magic birthday day! I hope Hasshi and Shintarou go out together and get food or something. equally I hope that whatever ABC has planned for Hasshi, Shintarou is not at all a part of. I'd try and turn out some fic, esp since it's my shiritori turn, but i can't seem to FQF properly and then there's the hours of homework i'm doing every night, ugh.

speaking of that, I guess I'd better get on it.

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07 July 2014 @ 05:18 pm
I am safely in Florida, if you haven't got that news already. The drive wasn't that bad really, aside from being stuck in traffic for an hour twice the first day, and the extended stay hotel is kind of nicer than I expected. I mean, it's not WOW AMAZING, but...idk it seems clean and there's a little kitchen and for the ~$50 a night I'm paying them, I'm pretty satisfied. Also there is Hoarders on my TV! I need to do homework, but Hoarders! This is my show.

Stuff that went fine today:
*finding the classroom and getting there on time.
*class itself - I translated a section and didn't humiliate myself and felt like I was at an okay reading level for what's going on (others in the class = not so lucky). The professor was pretty entertaining and it was okay even though we were there for ~5 hours.
*got myself on the internet at school with no drama, reading the text on the laptop during class was fine, maybe even preferable because then looking up words on the fly was easier.
*(eventually) getting my parking permit and student ID. There was a false start this morning on the phone when the parking office said I didn't have a pass, and a failed attempt to get my ID during lunch, but second try on both those things went fine.
*Gonna get Japanese for dinner since there's a place right next to the grocery store called "Miya" so I laughed when I drove by yesterday.

other...stuff...:
*grocery shopping D: But i have a kitchen and i'm gonna use it, dammit
*headaaaache. it's stress, and heat, and not enough sleep, but one dose of excedrin didn't do it this afternoon, which is unusual and really not okay. I'm just so sick of them. Like it's not enough i'm depressed and stressed out, I have to feel physically poorly as well.
*it seemed like most of the people knew each other at class this morning, and nobody really hung around for lunch or after to work or anything, so not so much on the making some kind of friend front. it really is just like summer camp.

anyway, homework time. man it is so much reading, SO MUCH. grad school, man. yikes.

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30 June 2014 @ 08:12 pm
i have no more adult spoons oh my god. NO MORE.

*I made a bunch of phone calls I was putting off, the worst of which was calling comcast to get a better rate on my internet when I move. They dropped it $10 a month. I could have held out for better I guess, but I hate talking to strangers on the phone beyond all reason so I was relieved anything happened and I could stop worrying about it.

*took another (probably the last) box of books down to 2nd and Charles. Going through the books a last time was the last non-packing thing I could arguably do, since I already did a last pass of the clothes and the DVDs. Now I have to actually pack. I put books in two boxes that were sitting there and then I just kind of got overwhelmed and quit. My excuse was that there weren't enough boxes.

*mailing address, cable service, and utility have all been changed for the new place. i realized later i have to call the insurance people though, oops.

*tuition check for grad school still has not come. I LEAVE ON SATURDAY. oh my god please come in the mail tomorrow so I can stop worrying about it, please please please. I called and left a message about it but didn't hear back so now I have to call more. DO NOT WANT.

*I put together a suitcase of clothes for florida but i can't really cope with the rest of it. I have no idea what I'll need/want for 2 weeks down there. you'd think I'd feel like this is starting college again but instead I feel like when I used to go to camp for a week and was intensely bad at making friends quickly.

ugh whatever. I went and had a very big ice cream and then looked at the Grand Pineapple resort online with my mother, because I absolutely want to go to the Grand Pineapple. For reasons.

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24 June 2014 @ 01:33 pm
Spent a very busy weekend in NYC with [personal profile] musesfool! On Friday we checked out the Tenement Museum, which was incredibly interesting. We did the apartment of the Irish family, and I'd love to go back with my brother or teacher friends and do some of the other others. Then we walked up to St. Mark's Place to have dinner at the Crooked Tree Creperie, which is always the best thing ever. It's so tasty! Also we discovered a pudding place right near it, which was probably the last thing I should have eaten after all that sangria, oops.

On Saturday we did the Natural Museum of History, where I had shamefully never been to see the dinosaurs. they have a poisons exhibit and a pterosaur exibit on right now, both of which I felt were totally worth the money, and then we did a planetarium show too which I enjoyed. Plus dinosaurs! and we did most of the marine life stuff too, but man, there is so much stuff there. then we went down to 14th st and walked around the Highline, which is an old train track that they made into a public garden (because apparently hours and hours of walking wasn't enough). It was beautiful though, on a nice day, I definitely recommend that.

Sunday I went to karaoke by myself for a couple hours before the train, and originally i felt loserish about that, but it turned out to be a good idea cause apparently singing some of those songs in front of other people won't be okay for a while. But I did sing Bad Boys and have had it stuck in my head ever since. And then i hit up the Wafel and Dinges truck, because wafels.

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sigh, it's whatever. up next, vacuum, making pistachio chicken, finish this pinch, and maybe clip some more magazines.

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20 June 2014 @ 10:44 am
Title: Flash [Kurosagi/Aoki]
Rating/Warnings: PG-13?
Summary: How Akai Ito entertain themselves the rest of their trip to New York for their photobook.
AN: Too much CB rereading, apparently. I just wanted something cute about Akai Ito.

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18 June 2014 @ 10:58 am
Since in a couple weeks I'll be driving to Florida and back, I was looking for some new music to break up the drive a little. I thought maybe you guys could recommend some albums that are good the whole way through and are kind of upbeat? I mean, the whole album doesn't have to be, but R&B for instance is not so good (unless you want me driving off a bridge and dying when I fall asleep).

Japanese, Korean, or English are all fine, and I usually am pop/rock-ish. It's safe to assume I probably have any JE albums, but not a lot of other stuff honestly. Actually the places my music collection are particularly weak are:

*girls/girlbands (I like Namie Amuro? but I really don't have a lot of girl pop or rock)

*Jrock (I like ONE OK ROCK for instance, but idk who else is popular at all)

*For Koreans I'm really only familiar with DBSK/EXO/SHINee/Big Bang and maybe CN Blue. I in particular like it when Korean bands have Japanese releases, probably because they tend to lean more pop and less R&B when they release in Japan, but whatever.

*I've been out of touch with American pop/rock for like five years now, so even those recommendations are safe. I have a ton of Big Time Rush, and Hot Chelle Rae, and that's about it.

You don't have to link me or anything (although you're welcome to), i can probably dig stuff up myeslf. Thank you!

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14 June 2014 @ 12:39 pm
I realize it's only been a couple weeks (if you don't count like the months and months before that) but I'm already tired of wondering if anything ever is going to make me feel better.

if the answer's no then i wish somebody would just tell me for sure so I can stop crawling out of bed and trying to go on about my business in between the bits where I cry in my car.

does anybody else do that or is it just me? it's like the car is the one safe place.

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11 June 2014 @ 10:53 pm
I have a pounding thunderstorm headache since we've had them for two days and will have them for a couple more, so it seems like time to make a post, apparently.

Last night my mom helped me dye the bottom layer of my hair purple so that it kind of sticks out underneath my blond/brown/whatever it usually is and i think it turned out really cool. I used the splat kit and the bleaching part i really liked. I guess mileage will vary, but after 30 min it turned my hair a really pretty honey blonde so it was almost a shame to dye over it. As we were in the bathroom bleaching my mother was like "It smells like the 70s!!" because I guess that's something she and her roommate used to do back then in their apartment.

Sometimes I kind of wish I could go back in time to watch my single 20-something mother and her roommate do hilarious things as if it were a tv show. I bet it would be better than any tv that I watch.

I'm almost done with school for the whole summer. I had a training day today and have another one tomorrow, where they're telling us how to rewrite our lesson plans because we bought some new initiative yet again. This is my 8th year teaching and I'm on my 3rd initiative/curriculum rewrite. Every time we get new trainers they are like "don't try and avoid it until it just goes away! this won't go away we promise!" and it's tough not to just laugh in their faces. You are just a drop it in the bucket, lady (or dude, but it's nearly always ladies). incidentally teachers are the worst audience because we know all your classroom management tactics and they don't work on us.

In other awesome (read: actually quite bad) teaching news, apparently CA overturned all their tenure laws for this morning. turns out that to summarize extremely simplistically, me having a job I can't be fired from for no reason infringes on my students' civil rights. So I'm sure a bunch more states will redo that case in the immediate future, and all I can do is cross my fingers that mine isn't one of them. I mean, if you want to make tenure a longer process, I get it, I do agree that 3 years (in my state) is a little short, but tenure is the only thing stopping my district from getting rid of the very expensive teachers who are about to retire and replacing them with much younger, cheaper teachers. Also I have a lot of questions about how exactly you are quantifying 'bad' teachers.

Let me give you an example: in my district there are two high schools. I work in the low socioeconomic high school, and the other one is the richer whiter schools (sorry, it is). PA graded our schools, and my school got a D while the other school got a B. You know why? Here's just a few reasons. 1. Things like 'how many students take the SATs' count, and our students won't/can't spend the money on SATs, AP tests, etc. 2. we have all the ESL/ELL students and the Special Ed students, which affects our graduation rates and all our scores on state testing (because even if you speak no English, you still take those, by the way). 3. We have all the transient students from downtown, who tend to appear and disappear suddenly, but they still mess up our graduation numbers, etc.

the upshot is this: I can work my ass off all year, but my evaluation at the end of the year will get averaged with our school's D and come out as a C or maybe a low B. I could literally do magic in my room every day, and mathematically there is no way for me to receive a 'distinguished' rating on my state eval, simply because of the school I'm in. Bet me money, bet me a million dollars, that in a couple years, some guy will come on the news and talk about how 'nearly all' teachers are not 'distinguished' in their profession, and then we'll all be privatized, because the average person has no idea what that means but it sure sounds bad.

sorry. you probably didn't care about all that. I'm sure it's tough at your job too. Anyway, only one more day and then summer...yay packing up my whole life right before I spend two weeks in florida for my first grad class and still no idea whether the ex-girlfriend is moving with me or not. but i booked all my florida hotels, so *I* know where I'll be sleeping at least.

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10 June 2014 @ 11:35 pm
Title: Many Happy Returns [Jesse/Hokuto/Hagiya]
Rating/Warnings: NC-17
Summary: Hokuto has a special birthday surprise for Jesse.
AN: Written for Jesse's 18th birthday, happy birthday, kiddo. Also I apologize to Hagiya for this being the first time I ever wrote him. I'm sure he's a perfectly nice boy who wouldn't do probably any of these things.

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05 June 2014 @ 05:39 pm
Fandom breakups are the worst, goddamn. I already said on Twitter, but in case you're friends with me there too, Ri unfollowed me etc so I can't see any of her stuff, including if you @ us at the same time. I think we're out of places I can be unfriended, is the 'good' news. I don't know why i took twitter the worst (as opposed to tumblr or lj) but none of my feelings seem very rational this week, so I guess what does it even matter.

School is almost done, one more student day. Usually finals time is at least peaceful but 3 out of the 4 that I proctored were just terrible. In one final, I had to kick out five kids. Is it so hard to sit in a chair for an hour and a half? Just put your head down and sleep if you want, for christ sake.

All I honestly want in the whole world is to be left alone to lie down quietly, but at the same time I'm dreading the end of school because then I'll have twice as much time to fill with who knows what. I guess I should start packing and trying to clean out some more stuff. Moving is about 5 weeks away, plus I'll be away at my grad class for two of those weeks so I really need to pull it together. I wish I could close my eyes and count to a thousand and have it be over because I hate moving more than anything else in the world, but right now I just want my own room back.

I've been rereading Chaotic Butterfly for a couple days because for whatever reason, that's one of the only things that's been an actual distraction. who knows, maybe I'll pick up the last unfinished one and actually do something about it.

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01 June 2014 @ 04:15 pm
PSA  
Ri and I broke up Friday night.

We're going to try and be roommates at least for the summer and we're still moving in July.

Probably most of you know already but there you go.

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21 May 2014 @ 08:28 pm
I guess I ought to lead with the big news, which is that I told my leasing office that I would officially take one of the two bedroom apartments they were offering me. The move will be in mid to late July, immediately after I return from grad school florida stuff, but that's okay because cf earlier how I like to jam all the upheaval into as short a time as possible. i will have a porch! I'm super excited about the porch. I already bought chairs for it. Kohl's has only shipped one of the two chairs, which is strange but whatever.

Assuming I actually go to grad school, because as per my phone call today, still no immunization form. That would suit my mother just fine, who has decided that driving myself down there is the thing she's going to worry about constantly from now until then. Normally I try to humor her by either giving in or pretending discussion, but of the many issues I currently have, this is the only one I'm 600% sure about so like a jerk last night at dinner I looked her right in the eye and said "Well, that's just tough cookies, because that's what I'm doing."

It's not like I enjoy hurting my mother's feelings, but sweet jesus, can somebody just give me a break about one single thing, goddamn.

I read The City and the Pillar today because it's been on my shelf forever and it turns out is about a gay guy. I'm not sure i even knew that when I bought it ten years ago. I didn't dislike it or disagree with any of its themes, or even hate any of the characters, but I had a hard time getting emotionally invested in it. I feel like I was kind of too old for it, and sure enough Vidal wrote it when he was pretty young. I did feel like its resolution was realistic, but that didn't make me feel any better. Anyway, post this I've decided I'm probably not going to spend my time on the couple other Vidal books that I own.

I did enjoy Iron Man 3, on the other hand. I liked how it was more serious than the first two and/or Avengers, but seemed to compliment them because of it. I love Pepper, and I love Rhody, and I like action superhero movies more than I like books that feel like reality I guess. But I enjoyed how it felt like a grown-up one of those, where Tony spent a lot of the movie thinking about himself internally but never made any choices that totally infuriated me.

I feel like I could sleep every hour of my 3-day weekend and it still wouldn't be enough. it's like I used up all my end of year anger way too early and on the other side of that is apparently not some other emotion, just crippling exhaustion.

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16 May 2014 @ 06:19 pm
listen, all i wanted this afternoon was to take a nap. why is everything so hard all the time? why?

i can't register for grad classes for the summer, or even log into the system, until I get an immunization form faxed to the university. Monday I take the form over to the doctor's. Thursday I call to see where my form is and they're like, we'll get to it. Today, about 10am, they call me to say they can't do the form unless I come in, and it's either come in today at 2:10 or wait like three weeks. so instead of lunch i have to go hunt down the principal and beg to be secretly let out an hour early instead of being forced to take a last-second halfday and needing coverage all afternoon.

At the doctors, it turns out I need two shots, one in each arm, and some bloodwork, which always requires me being poked in two elbows and a hand. One of the shots is the tetanus shot, which I am three years overdue for, and hurts like a son of a bitch.

But that's okay, because i can still go home and nap! All I have to do is drop off my two paystubs at the rental office and then napping!

Rental office lady is like OH IT'S YOU! Hey, want to go look at this apartment right this second before we start to renovate it so it's now or never? so there is no choice and I go and do that. I'm glad it happened to work out because I feel much better about maybe ending up at the other complex now, but ugh i'm so tired and now both of my arms ache so there is no chance of napping at all.

that is what it is like to be me, all the time. I just needed one form filled out! One! Meanwhile at school I had to explain how to play a child's matching card game seventeen times to high school students. IF THEY MATCH PICK IT UP IF NOT YOUR TURN IS OVER. Like I might as well try to explain to the guinea pigs how to clean their own cages. They just stare at me and poop some more. Only the guinea pigs are not nearly as scantily clad as my students, goddamn.

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14 May 2014 @ 12:15 am
Title: Meanwhile at Gamushara
Rating/Warnings: R for underage Jinguji. and Reia. And Genki. oops.
Summary: Genki can make a dirty joke just as much as anybody else.
AN: Written for shiritori, but I had to lock it because underage. Oops.

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05 May 2014 @ 06:15 pm
threw on one of my old navy dresses this morning because it was easiest. All day long people kept telling me how cute it was, and I just could not have given fewer fucks about it. that's nice, I guess. it helps exactly nothing and earns me 9 periods of repetitive conversations all day, but that's nice. from outside myself, I knew that it was stupid to get irritated when people were trying to compliment me sincerely, but the longer it went on the more I just felt like seriously who even cares please stop smalltalking at me.

i am so done with this school year and also this headache, which I have had for days and days. nothing seems to help it, not even the ridiculous amount I've been sleeping, so I just keep netflixing or popcorn time-ing things as a distraction. I'm really caught up on terrible movies, as a result. I have a bunch of fic tabbed, but I just don't want to.

I've been watching Attack on Titan, since I kept getting told how great it was. Mostly I just think it's weird and a little gross, but it's not romantic at all so I keep going because that's another thing I have zero patience for right now. I have to pick something new for drama night tomorrow since we finished Otomen, and with that as a limiting factor idek what we'll be watching.

I've knit so many socks in a row that I basically don't need the pattern anymore. I made myself a pair finally, out of the super snobby Socks that Rock yarn. It's very nice! Although I'm not sure it's the $18 that I paid for it nice, much less the $26 that it usually is not on sale. But I have another skein to use up of it. meanwhile I'm working on a blanket math teacher asked me for. last year at this time all I wanted to do was crochet, but right now it has to be in conjunction with a movie or something else because it's not enough of a mental distraction.

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04 May 2014 @ 06:55 pm
Title: Short Term Goals [Hashimoto/Totsuka]
Rating/Warnings: PG
Summary: Hashimoto wants all the reasons, and Totsuka just wants to not be fired.
AN: relevant to nothing, have some AU where Tottsu teaches kindergarten and Hasshi is a very persistent high school student and honestly it's barely AU at all. Inspired by how patently ridiculous Magical Boy Cherry's is going to be.

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26 April 2014 @ 11:23 am
Title: Golden Week [Shindou/Touya]
Rating/Warnings: PG-13
Summary: It's common knowledge on the Igo circuit that Shindou goes a little crazy during Golden Week every year, but this year Touya might actually be out-freaking him.
AN: I started this in 2006, which must have been the first time I watched Hikaru no Go. Every time I rewatched, I would write a couple more paragraphs. Then Jemz started talking about it the other day, and I'm not sure what happened, but I finally finished filling in the spots where I just had [some more stuff happens] and so I think it's actually finished. At this point, I'm not sure it can ever live up to the idea i've had in my head this entire time, but I hope you like it.

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14 April 2014 @ 07:43 pm
For those of you interested in what happened during surprise birthday weekend:

Saturday morning we got up and drove down to outside of Gettysburg, where it turned out Ri had gotten us day passes to a ghost/paranormal convention. I was not expecting that! It seemed like it was kind of like a ghost hunter convention more than anything else, but we got some stuff in the dealer's room (mainly snobby organic soap lol) and saw some interesting panels. We did one on hypnosis and one on the history of the ouija board, and then one by a guy who goes in and figures out if they need a priest or not. We could have come back late after dinner and done one of the ghost investigations, but I felt like we got our money's worth.

We drove another half hour and stayed overnight just over the border to Maryland. by coincidence my 2012 Tackey con had come just before we left, so I had brought it along and we watched that. There was a Sheetz close enough to walk to, which Ri claims was a coincidence. We went out for Indian, which was something Ri hadn't done before. I had olive and garlic naan and it was awesome. We also found an Asian grocery store so I had some coffee milk in the morning.

Sunday we drove to the Metro and then went into DC to see the cherry blossoms, and for once they were actually blooming when I was there to see them! We met up with Maya and Neko and had lunch before we walked the whole way around the basin with all the memorials. the weather was beautiful, although I ended up kind of burnt and sore from too much walking, but it was a really nice time. By the time we drove home we were too lazy and hungry to do anything responsible so we went to Red Lobster and had cheddar biscuits and lobster dip and shrimp and then this dessert that was like red velvet cake in a jar. Not a little shooter shot glass, a big fucking jar.

I know Ri put a lot of effort into planning all of that and it was really nice ♥ Now I just need a weekend to recover from my weekend!

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11 April 2014 @ 01:51 pm
whoops i think forgot to crosspost here last time.

Yay spring! it's been so warm this whole week and this weekend it's supposed to be mid-70s or higher. Some surprise birthday thing is happening this weekend that girlfriend has given me no details about, so we'll be out and about in the nice weather. I'm excited! Although, much like Tsubasa, I have concerns about exactly what I'm supposed to come up when I have to do the reciprocating birthday. But oh well, I like to live in the now. Especially when the now is my birthweek ( ^_^)b

I updated my whole website yesterday for the first time in months, and also turned in one of my FQFs, so I feel like a successful internet presence. Also I made a whole bunch of hats for the multiple person baby shower happening at school this afternoon. I've been working on socks, and I got a bunch of sock yarn for cheap from the yarn website with my birthday coupon, so I'm getting good enough at them that i barely need the pattern anymore.

Much like pot, there was a long struggle towards legalization for my girlfriend, but we finally completed it this afternoon and got the tags for her car. now she's stuck here! so my plan continues apace. we went out to lunch after that, and it was nice to see her before she went to work, for a change. then we petted a chinchilla at the pet store and it was surprisingly social. I always thought of chinchillas as kind of standoffish pets. Also, more relevant to my interests, they had poofy baby guinea pigs.

Is anybody else playing pokemon Trozei, the new one? I LOVE it. it's like match-3 plus collecting pokemon, it's so satisfying. I don't have the time/attention to do all the shit that's in the new pokemon games, which is kind of sad, but there's so much level-grinding and side-tracking. And it's way better than the old Trozei because the attack types play a much bigger role in the gameplay mechanics and you can pick a couple pokemon to help you out.

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