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By georgeha (Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 07:45:10 AM EST) peabodies, emo, stress, Arlen Ness (all tags)
and I must scream. Stress level is orange, and rising.

Plus, My hump my hump, It's like Soviet Russia, I'm getting tired of wind, an unexpected use for snowplows, Apple records for Aqualung, Pirates, carburetor, and less.

Poll: Why does Dubya keep visiting New York?

I'm feeling kind of burnt out and stressed right now, like everything that could go wrong for me will. That's probably because a lot that could go wrong recently has. My neck is killing me, and yoga is barely making a dent in the pain.

The single parent thing was getting real old, nine year old and I had a shouting battle of wills last night over homework, in which I finally prevailed. She's stubborn, but so am I, and I've been through enough to know that the worst that could happen was us starving to death while staring and pouting at each other, no biggie. Mrs. Ha got to the house late, she got back to Rochester and decided to shop, then called on her way home from the mall, but got lost, so I kept the kids up late for no good reason. Maybe in another 16 years she'll stop getting lost.

Mrs. Ha is climbing out of her depression, which is good, since I was overcompensating for a while. But she's taking her mom in this weekend, so I see more stress. She may arrive Thursday, or not, and I'm not sure when she's going back. We're supposed to see friends Friday night, but I have no idea who will watch her mom, that's up to Mrs. Ha to deal with, if she doesn't, I'll go alone.

I did get one of my carbs rebuilt, working pretty steady Monday from 9pm until 11m. Oddly, the jets are a wee bit bigger in my rebuild kit than the manual says, but since I'm running pods it should be okay. We'll have to see how new jets and gaskets help.

In other MC news, Arlen Ness was in town a few days ago, riding one of his custom bikes through our factory floor as part of a promotion for a monochrome $product_to_save_company. I didn't hear about it until I read the paper, I wouldn't have minded seeing that.

I've been listening to the Black Eyed Peas lately, Mrs. Ha was singing that Hump song a while ago from dance class, and I had some free CDs to redeem, so I got her that, along with The Band, Ziggy Stardust and What's Going On. So far, it doesn't do much for me, but Mrs. Ha likes them.

We have a line on a hot toy mentioned a few diaries back, and since it's so Soviet Russia, I'll keep the whole deal circumspect. A friend of my sister's works for a big block retailer, and will put one aside the next time they come in, for us to get. I just need to get some blue jeans, windshield wiper blades and American whiskey to compensate.

I'm getting tired of wind, really, who needs it at ground level. The latest problem was when a gust of wind in our windy parking lot pulled my car door out of my hands into another person's sports car, knocking their mirror off. Fricking wind.

I heard an Aqualung song the other day that made me reconsider classifying them as emo. Now I classify them as emo spewing Beatles wanna bees. I believe the song was Brighter Than Sunshine, and you know if Wozniak ran that Apple, they'd get a cease and desist immediately.

I tried to play Pirates with four year old last night while nine year old did homework, but she didn't want to shoot at each other, so her Pirates sailed to islands to get gold while my American ships did likewise. Boring.

Dubya visited our city yesterday, my parents even saw his motorcade. They said the unneeded ramps where blocked off by tractor trailers and snowplows. The interstate plows we have are huge, I think they'd stop a tank. He also visited our city a year ago, why does he keep coming here?

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I have no soundproof padded room | 9 comments (9 topical, 0 hidden)
Windy here in SE PA too. by miker2 (2.00 / 0) #1 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 08:52:36 AM EST
The wind's been behind the brownouts we've been having at 'work' the past two days and I can hear it whipping over the roof above me.

We had no cable this morning by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #2 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 08:58:52 AM EST
which added to my stress level. Instead of all three school age kids stupifying infront of the TV watching Between The Lions and Arthur, they were walking around, getting in my way when I was trying to pack a lunch for nine year old, and playing horribly untuned child size guitar.

The cable company knew of it, it was probably the wind.

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The power of music by MartiniPhilosopher (2.00 / 0) #3 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 09:10:09 AM EST
How can "What's Going On" not do anything for you? Are you even alive?  :)

Seriously now, I know everybody has different tastes in the musical realms. I had a roommate for two years who didn't have an ounce of soul in his entire body. I have a feeling that any amount he was born was had been beat out of him at an early age due to his living on a farm. Now, I am an unabashed jazz lover and found Cubanismo one day and had it sent to me at college. When the packag arrived, Weird Al got ejected from the sterio and Jesus was inserted. The thrid track is the best, with the way the trumpets enter at the start. Anyways, my roommate didn't move. Not one tap of the toe. Not one shake of the butt. Not that I wanted to see him shake it booty, but I feel it is the principle of the thing. This is music meant to lift your spirits and to get you to move. And it had absolutely no effect on his nervous system that I could ascertain. My only conclusion was that he had no soul. Too bad really, he could have probably used some.

Whenever I hear one of those aforementioned douche bags pontificate about how dangerous [...] videogames are I get a little stabby. --Wil Wheaton.

It refers to BEP Monkey Business by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #4 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 09:12:19 AM EST
"What's Going On" is still shrink wrapped, awaiting it's turn, as is Ziggy. I undid the Band, but have yet to play them.

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Bush by dev trash (2.00 / 0) #5 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 03:35:44 PM EST
Wasn't he visiting that autisic basketball manager kid?

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That would be the J-Mac option by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #6 Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 03:49:48 PM EST

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WIPO: Cheney told him to flirt with Hillary. by ObviousTroll (2.00 / 0) #7 Thu Mar 16, 2006 at 10:20:59 AM EST
Also, thanks for the reminder - I need to bail early and pick up some new wiper blades.

and whiskey.

The doctor said it was the worst case of cookie-blindness he'd ever seen.

the hump song by alprazolam (2.00 / 0) #8 Thu Mar 16, 2006 at 12:30:51 PM EST
worst song ever. your humps? your lumps? your lovely bumps, legions, and sores?


It's bad, without even the cheesy delights of by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #9 Fri Mar 17, 2006 at 06:27:41 AM EST
something like Afternoon Delight.

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