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June 30, 2004

A new commodity

There are entire companies that sell bags of air, maybe they're hoping that Air will be the next big staple item.

June 28, 2004

For those that wish to be consumer savvy

I've was doing real good Sunday. I bought a lot of books and the sound track to The Boy From Oz on line at amazon (by the way, I do have my wish list, and my birthday is on the 15th-lol). And then when at boarders I bought the new Sugarcult CD, Palm Trees and Power Lines. So when I got home from Boarders I was looking through the sale adds when I saw a electric bicycle on sale for $400. I was ecstatic. It was exactly what I wanted! I could get to and fro school on that! Woo pie! No more cheese Wagon!


Needless to sat my brilliant plan fell through. This morning mom gave me a lift to Target where I got to look at the bike. Sirens should have gone off in my head the moment I realized that they had it pinned to the wall with those little zip ties. Then when we had to find someone to bring out a box so that we could find out if it was legal (ie. did it have a horn and how fast could it go) the box they brought out was crushed and horribly disfigured.

But I persisted. The box was too big to take home in mom's car, so I decided to just come back later with dad. Okay, sounds good so far right? Right. Well mom suggested going to Pep Boys and seeing what they had. They had one very similar to the one at Target, except in silver. And it was of much better quality. And a hundred dollars more. Oh did I ever mention that it was Me buying this? Not the 'rents.

Well I decided to go for the Target one, and when dad got home we headed out. We got it, put it in the truck, and came home. I was happy. It was all going good. Granted my bank account has about $400 less. We dragged the bike from the box, I wheeled it to the back yard, dragged the box into the back yard. Got the keys from the ignition and started to open the locks looking for the instruction book and the pedals (they weren't attached!). Well the first lock I found was the battery lock, And I put the key in. Turned the key. And nothing happened. The battery was stuck. So I turned the key again. And the battery was still stuck. I put the key back in the up position and pulled it out, and started looking for the next lock under the million layers of bubble wrap. When I finally found the next lock, and held up the key, guess what I saw!!

The key was still attached to the lock.

The little alarms in my head started ringing and shouting "OH SHIT!!" I tried to unhook the lock from the key, and a bunch of little brass-colored metal pieces shot out of the lock, about 6 all over the place. Can you say Crappa? Well I goatherd up all the pieces of the lock, got my key off of it, and took the pieces up into the kitchen and showed them to mom and dad. Dad looked at it and said "I had a car that did that once... It was a FORD". Well, my good day was going down hill fast.

So at that point I put the lock in a plastic baggie and went back down to the bike to find the instruction manual so I could call the company and whine. As I was opening the various compartments (and under the seat compartment and a glove-type box) I didn't find it. But there was no manual and I had yet to find the pedals. I wasn't worried, there was still another compartment (did I mention that every compartment has a lock? None of the others broke). So I took the key, inserted attempted to insert it into the lock. The key didn't fit the lock. Oh my! So I tried the other key on the chain, no go. Neither worked. I asked dad to try, no go, neither worked. So here I was with an electric bicycle, no pedals, no battery lock, no power cord, no instruction book, and 2 worthless keys, and all this for the low, low price of $399!!

I looked on the box and found an interesting sticker. It said "STOP! Do Not Return To Retailer. Call O-URC-RAP-SUCK".

Screw that! Me and dad are taking it back tomorrow and throwing a fit.

Oh and if your looking for a moral... um... never buy a really crappy electric bicycle from Target. They'll steal your pants and then arrest you for indecent exposure (I've been waiting to use that line for a week now).

June 26, 2004

How... Lovely

Is it bad when one of your ex-boyfriends sends you the song "She F***ing Hates Me" by Puddle Of Mudd, and then to procede and have this lovely conversation?

Auto response from Xbf: Damn her.
Me: Damn who?
Xbf: obviously you
Me: oh ok, you know, Damning me does no good because hell refuses all my applications
XBF: Lucifer owes me a favor: I'm trying real hard to get you in
Me: How lovely

Which are true?

Because I always steal ideas from other people, I decided to shoot for the stars and steal from the best... Leeann.

So I'm going to give you a list of 10 oddments about me, some true, some false. You gotta decide which are true. And when I finally get off my lazy ass at some later point in time, I will reveal the true answers.

So lets get started!

1) I've only ever had one referral in my life. I told a girl in the 5th grade to "Shut The Fuck Up"

2) I have a scar on my elbow from where I fell off a neighbors porch. I tell everyone I got it in a fight.

3) Me and a friend once went to a guy's house that I have a crush on and stole a pair of his underwear from the porch.

4) I got the lead role in the fall production of Sabrina this year.

5) I went on a road trip to Mall of America with my best friend (MaleVersion) last year.

6) I habitually wear 3 watches. One set with the time in Germany, one set for some weird island in the Pacific, and one in the Eastern Timezone.

7) I used to charge kids 5 bucks for me to write their name in Hieroglyphics.

8) I have my cell phone set so that if my ex-boyfriend calls it will play "What Do You Do With A Drunken Solider".

9) When my best friend logs onto AIM I have it set to play the "Duck-Job" sound clip.

10) I earned the nickname 'Prude Shrew' for kicking a guy in the balls after he tried to kiss me 3 years ago.

Well there are the 10 facts... Which are true, which are false? If you get them all right I'll... I dunno, I'll give you a prize of some sort.

Oh, and Dad, you can't participate!

Cookie With Mookie: SnackPac Pie

This is a pie I love! I first had it on pi day (March 14th... get it? 3/14... 3.14 is pi!) at school. Its a very complex simple recipe. And any one can make if I can, I mean, I am a horrible cook (unless its eggs or one of those homestyle bakes)

-1 pre-made grahmcracker crust (though you can make your own if your ambitious)
-6 packs of SnackPac pudding (Some like all chocolate, some like half choco and half vanilla, it don't really matter what flavor)

1) Open the crust package up (can you tell I'm trying to make this look more important then it is?)
2) Open the SnackPac's and put them in crust (If your doing half vanilla and half chocolate, keep each flavor on different sides... if your ambitious try making ying-yangs or smiley faces)
3) Place in refrigerator for a few hours
4) Top with whip-creme and serve when desired.


June 25, 2004

So I lied...

And said I'd be back on the 18th... well.. yeah. I dunno when I'll be back, I've just *Yawn* not been in the mood to blog lately.

Sorry. Talk to you later.

June 12, 2004

Grad Parties and Term Papers

Are gonna keep me busy for the weekend. Sorry.

I got one of the term papers done (it was 24 pages!!!) though! Only 2 more to go!

June 10, 2004

Egyptian Judicial Branch

What exactly does it do? How are judges appointed? How long our their terms?

June 08, 2004

Avenue Q

Think Sesame Street with songs like "Everybody's Racist" and "If I Were Gay".

Avenue Q!!

Quote Of the Day

The poor Canadian snowboarder, in the 1998 Olympics, they took away his medal because he tested positive for marijuana, which is kinda redundant number one, number two, they said that marijuana was a 'performance-enhancing drug.' EEEEHHH. Marijuana enhances many things, colors, shapes, sensations, but you are not fucking empowered. When you're stoned, you're lucky if you can find your own goddamn feet. The only way it's a performance-enhancing drug is if there's a big fucking hershey bar at the end of the run.

-Robin Williams

Random Question of the day

Musicals or straight plays? Why?

June 07, 2004


Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two unlikely friends end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch makes for the most spellbinding new musical in years.
I want to see WICKED!

Tony awards

So I was watching the Tonys earlier on TIVO, and let me tell you... no man should be able to kick that high, move his hips that well, and look that good in gold pants.

Theres only one way to put it... (pardon my french)... But Da-da-damn he's hot! (too bad he's married)

I'll put links in as I find them.

June 06, 2004

I got too much school work to blog

The teachers are swamping me. Between last minute projects, projects that are the exams, chem labs, and essays to write I just have too much to do.

Sorry. I'll post as often as I can. Normal blogging will resume on the 18th (thats when schools over).

June 05, 2004

Pivot Stick Animator

Makes it simple and easy to create .Gifs of stick figures beating eachother up.

I'm using it for my final project for my theater class.

Program can be downloaded here.

Science Questions

What is the normal pHof blood, urine, and saliva?

Normal pH of arterial blood is 7.4; pH of venous blood is about 7.35. Normal urine pH averages about 6.0. Saliva has a pH between 6.0 and 7.4.

June 04, 2004


Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)

Random Question of the day

The oddest thing you've ever done?

So wrong... yet so funny!


My dogs are weird.

At some point ever dog owner has a problem with their dogs peeing inside the house.

My dogs take it to a totally new level. They don't pee on the bed. They wet the bed.

When I say pee on, I mean on the side of the bed. My dogs wet the top of the bed by the pillows.

It wasn't my bed so I felt free to laugh, Mom on the other hand isn't happy.


I only got 64 to go by July 1st. *sighs*

June 02, 2004

Safe-Sex Promotion*

For the promotion of the use of condoms and hence cut down on teen age pregnancy and STDs, the schools will now hand out free condoms. Since condoms are more then most schools can afford (because the school is cheap!) they have gotten corporate funding.... More in extended entry!

From the makers of Bounty


From the makers of Chevy

From the makers of Energizer

From McDonald's

From the makers of NIKE

* This is all a product f my weird and twisted mind in association with some random person who created these pictures on line. The school is not actually handing these out.


Out of 7 classes I have 6 A's.

In fact I've never had a better GPA because on our four point grading scale, one of the classes is weighted. So my A is actually worth 5 instead of four.

The 7th grade is in math... I got a C.

My unweighed GPA is 3.71

My weighed GPA is 3.86

For some reason when I show most people my report card all they concentrate on is the C... *Sighs*

Science Questions

Is there an absolute highest temperature that can be achieved?

Although there is an absolute zero temperature, where heat and pressure no longer exist, there is no known absolute high temperature. The highest temperatures achieved to date have been from nuclear explosions, where the temperature can reach as high as one hundred million Kelvin.

Random Question of the day

Why do paper cuts hurt so much?

Uh, Daddy?

Theres a really big ugly bug in the downstairs bathroom. I didn't kill it or go near it. But I thought you should know about it.


M*A*S*H* is my favorite show

Click here to take the M*A*S*H quiz!

Found Via Cheesemistress Via Tunning Spork Via Annika Via Mark

Quote Of the Day

Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.

-Don Wood

June 01, 2004


I hear frogs outside.

This makes me giggle

Quote Of the Day

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

Herm Albright (1876 - 1944)

Bow Bite

So in PE I'm doing a unit on Archery. I find it facinating and actually want my own bow and arrows-but thats not the point.

Aparently sometimes the bowstring can hit your arm and give you a red welt or bruise, this is Bow Bite.

I didn't get Bow Bite on my arm. I managed to get it on my boob. You know what I did when that happened? I dropped the bow, glared at is, turned to my friend and said "Now I know why the Amazons cut of their left boob... I can't blame them one bit!"

Science Questions

Why do days last forty-two Earth years on Uranus?

Mookie Answer: Because Ur-anus is so big! (sorry could resist)

Actual Answer: Uranus rotates on its side, so that one of its poles faces toward the sun throughout half of its eighty-four year orbit, while the other pole faces away. Once it passes behind the sun and begins the return leg of its journey, the other pole faces the sun for forty-two Earth years. At some point in its history, Uranus was probably struck by a large object that knocked it sideways. As a result, its equator lie on a plane perpendicular to the plane of the other planet's orbits. In contrast to Uranus, the Earth is positioned nearly upright. Our equatorial plane lies almost parallel to the plane of our orbit around the sun, so our entire planet experiences both night and day in every twenty-four hour period.

Random Question of the day

Whats your Favorite Play?