Sunday, November 20, 2011

1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 
Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

Friday, November 11, 2011


Sorry I have been MIA all week. CRAZY busy week that incorporated me falling asleep as soon as I got home every night. Yikes!

-job rejection letter. 
I've come to terms with it and thankful that I still have a current job anyway. It happens to all of us and I'm looking at it as good practice for the job I am supposed to have.
-headaches that don't go away.
-the feeling of being overwhelmed by the 4 projects due next week that I haven't done much about yet. 
it's going to be a another busy week.

-major healing for my dad. and I mean healing that the doctor can't even explain! amen.
-NJ teachers' convention= 4 day weekend for me or 3 day work week. 
either way you look at it, that's great!
-two white girls (one being me) going into a nj nightclub on "latin saturday" unknowingly for a mere 20 minutes before we were out of there. so shocking and uncomfortable but so much fun. love spontaneity! maybe we'll try again on a "not so latin saturday", perhaps a friday. 
-beautiful november weather in the 70's. unheard of.
blizzard in october, 70's in november...who knew!

Saturday, November 5, 2011


Woo. I just got chills and may have shed a tear. This video was just recommended for me to watch. It's depressing, I'll tell you that much. BUT, in the same sentence, I think that it is something that should be watched. It opened my eyes to what is going on in our world today, showing why it happens and how it happens- and in essence, one of the many pains of this world.

And of all people, Lil Wayne is the one to teach us this.

Take a look.

This is reality. And the worst part is that many people who are in it think this is normal. It's not normal, it is dysfunctional. But it is a cycle.

I'm at a loss.

Friday, November 4, 2011


-feeling of fatigue after 14 hour days
-16 inches of snow. was not planning on shoveling leaves and snow this past weekend
-going through training this week

-two days off from work due to power outages
-listening to my dad make fun of trick-or-treaters
Trick-or-treater: Oh, I love Snickers! (close door) Dad: I'm sure you do, you brat!
-good grades on master's projects- such a relief

This was also fun- just watched this video (thanks for sharing, Kelsey)
The last two kids kill me.

"Oh, good for you. Now you're going to get a belly ache."

Have a great weekend! :)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011


I hate interviews. I really do.

Sitting at the head of a table with ten big eyes on you, shooting questions at you at rapid speed- specifically asking the ones you weren't expecting to see how quickly you can think on your feet, dissecting every word you say, looking for something you said wrong...
At least that's what I think they're doing. Maybe I'm wrong. Hopefully I'm wrong.
But ehck- not my cup of tea!

That is all.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011


1. Trick-or-Treaters are really dropping the ball these days. If they are going to go, they at least need to put some effort in. Walking up to a door in your school clothes and a pillowcase, without saying a word when the door is answered, doesn't cut it. There needs to be a policy: No Costume. No Candy. And second, is it that much of a bother to say three words at the door- "Trick or Treat"? Laziness. They come expecting- news flash kids: in my type of America, you need to work for it. Nothing is free. And in this case, your work is putting on a costume and saying "Trick-or-Treat". Not a bad deal for free candy, if you ask me.
...minus the "eaten" part. Awkward.

Here's my little nephew yesterday. Take notes, kids.


2. It's November already? Weird. Where did the past 10 months go? This marks Thanksgiving month and the start of the holiday season. My favorite! However, it also marks "No Shave November" for all the college boys (and even some post college boys, sadly). What's the point? Ain't gettin' girls that way- I'll tell you that much!

I'm not even going to try to find a picture and then make you look at it (thank me later)...this particularly cracks me up though:

3. It's all over the news- you know about it. Kardashian-Humphries divorce after a mere 72 days. So unfortunate. Does Hollywood understand the meaning of marriage, the covenant made with one another and God? Apparently not. I feel bad for Kris, but who called it though?

Leave it to Twitter to get something trending. Here are a few "Things Longer Than Kim's Marriage":
  • From @Seth_Rogen: "Kim Kardashian's singing career.'"
  • From @lizzwinstead: "The flavor in a stick of Fruit Stripe Gum."
  • From @PBSGwen: "Herman Cain at #1 in the polls."
  • From @TobeyMonster: "[Lady] Gaga's real name."
  • From @ChristyAnderson: "However long it took to find Nemo."
  • From @AshJed: "Dora the Explorer's pause, when she is waiting for you to answer her question."
  • From @A_MgDee: "The hashtag #ThingsLongerThanKimsMarriage."
  • And of course, from @SoVeryAwkward: "That awkward moment when the list of#ThingsLongerThanKimsMarriage is longer than Kim's marriage."

4. I'm on day 2 of no school because the school and surrounding towns that I work in are still without power from Saturday's storm. Some people are on day 4 of no power, heat, or electricity. Feeling thankful we didn't lose any. I have a feeling it will be back to work tomorrow. I won't complain about the 4 day weekend though!

Oh, and one other thing I forgot,
5. CC Sabathia...trying to opt out of his contract for a little (and I use that word lightly) more money. In the end he decided to stay with the Yankees (we are so glad to keep you, by the way!) but for 30 million dollars more. I would've been happy with just one million, but that's just me though. Great business move by you, CC, but let's be frank- that was a little selfish.