Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I'm back. From outer space.

I have officially survived my first semester back at school!

I have a whole week and a half (I honestly don't know when Spring Semester begins) to just relax and pretend like I'm going to do all the things I've been talking about doing.

Let's recap the last few weeks, shall we?

1. I've been studying my bum off for finals and obviously that is beyond exciting.

2. I have read 11 books in the past 2-3 weeks. 8 of which were the "Pretty Little Liars" series which was incredible. Definitely glad I went with that. --- Don't knock it till you try it.

3. I started using the Kindle app on my phone. I LOVE IT. However, I'm fairly certain I'll stick to buying real books.. although, it is tough to convince myself to go to the book store now-a-days.

4. I also went and got myself hooked on the "Pretty Little Liars" TV show.
        ...........It's disgusting... I know.

5. I've been working on a project for my home town. It's a community project and so far it is taking off! Of course, we are still in the planning stages of it, but we have a TON of organizations already on board with us that are ready and willing to help. I will be telling you about it VERY soon. :)

6. I've been learning bits and pieces of Sign Language in preparation for my 101 class this Spring. I am absolutely head over heels for it and I can't wait to learn more.

7. I made fabric boxes. I'm still working out the kinks, literally, but I think with a lot more practice, they will be tip top and I'll be on my way to my etsy shop. :)

Did I mention I'm trying to open an etsy shop?

8. I'm getting a lot better about taking pictures. I mean, I have this big fancy phone (I can't afford a real camera, its depressing) that has a nice camera in it so I might as well use it... right?

9. After ... oh.. 18 years, I have once and for all quit biting my nails. I was sitting in class one day and was biting away when it dawned on me that people were watching me do that and it was disgusting and bam, I was done. I adore having nails, they are fantastic to use when you threaten people. :)

SO, thats the quick recap. I've been busy, just like you have and I just didn't have it in me to fight the good fight and post. BUT I'm back, and I am working on some new things to share.

How have you all been?
What's new in your lives.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Leave of Absence.

My life is kind of chaotic right now.

That is pretty much the face I make on a daily basis.

SO, I'm taking a leave of absence, if you hadn't already figured that out, until next week when my finals are finished and i have a moment to breathe before Spring Semester starts.

I'll see you all next week!

Friday, April 1, 2011

My Blind Date.

I met someone.
I think I'm really falling you guys.

It was terribly spectacular, I mean I remembering looking at them for the first time and my heart skipping a beat and butterflies filling up the entirety of my body. That  whole just knowing that this is soon to be a life long affair.

Did I mention I met this person online? Now, that was a step for me being someone who is overly cautious when it comes to the internets. Seems kind of hypocritical though right? I mean, when I write (since i've been a lazy bum as of late), I am opening up a little part of me that youze guyz (honing my inner mobster) get to share.

I'm getting off topic & this was the epitomy of awesome so lets get back to our story, shall we?

SO a few weeks ago, I stumbled across this blog and I was all, "DAMN, I really like this!" then I kept reading only to start recognizing some of the places that were being talked about..

Could it be? Have I finally found a blogger from my own state!!!!!!!!
Well, I couldn't let that go and emailed them to ask about 2 seconds after realizing that.

The best part... She responded and didn't think I was creepy!

Thus our Stalger (Blog & Stalker joined in one glorious word) love was born!

Editor's note - we shall call her The Tall One. Click her link posted later. k thanks.

We emailed for 2 weeks before we decided that it was high time we got serious and exchanged numbers. That turned into me deciding to go visit her at her place of employment. A place where they serve DAMN good food.

What can I say? We move fast 'round here.

So, I rounded  up my best friend and headed to the place where they serve DAMN good food.

On the drive down Chris and I literally only talked about Greek Mythology. We are just cool like that. It wasn't until we got there that it kind of hit me... what if she hates me and spits in my food?!

editor's note: She would never ever do that to anyone in a million years. For the record..

Walking in, I was nervous and excited. Then I saw her and we waved and it was exciting and her manager or something was all "Are you Ella?"

"why yes, yes I am." I replied with a big shit eatin' grin on my face.

I was famous in a place that served DAMN good food! HAPPY DAY.

Turns out, we get along as famously as we did emailing. Conversation flowed (when she was able to talk since you know, she was working) and we met her best friend and it was just glorious happy times all around.

The service was fantastic. The food was glorious and the company we got was even better. There was a LOT of laughter and talking about anything and everything. The Tall One introduced her to her Best Friend V who was awesome. Here is a picture of the 4 of us.

No, I'm not sitting. I'm just that short.
So as you can see, I'm really short. like... 5'2" short, while my best friend (the dude) is 6'8" and then The Tall One being 6'3" and her best friend (the one that looks like a Sesame Street Character, holla!) is 5'5". So yeah, the two of is in front. NOT SITTING. they are just RIDICULOUSLY tall. But, at least I know I'll always have friends that can reach things on the top shelf for me.. Just kidding.. you will be handy for other things too :) and I suppose we could hang out on occasion..

OHH and then there was the time where they added a 3rd really tall person to our epic party.
This guy was 6'6".

So what did the tall people do?

They high fived each other over us short people... and yeah, I am still pretty bitter about it.
but its okay, they should just watch their ankles and knee caps because I can get to those pretty easy.

So overall, I had this awesome experience connecting with someone that blogs in my state, had a love affair via email (V, don't worry, I shall not steal her!) and then met up and I truly believe this is the start of a fantastic friendship and hopefully many good times. :)

by the way, The Tall One was a fantastic server. Neither Chris or myself had one complaint the entire night.
Now, that is saying something. :)