Wednesday, June 11, 2008


My BFFs have a picture in this month's Disney annual pass holder magazine. They ran in the half marathon last year and have a picture in an article about this year's half marathon. (We're running it this year also!) They're 3 chicks and 1 rooster who wore various character ears. Please provide a scan if you have it. They've all heard about it but none of them have been able to get a hand on it.

Unfortunately, employees don't get the magazine so K is of no help.


Monday, June 9, 2008


I did it. 13 hour round trip up and down Half Dome. It was the hardest thing I've ever done in my life, but I now own this mountain. The view is gorgeous but I will never, ever do it again.

Pictures to come.

Thursday, June 5, 2008


Yes, I am. I'm joining in the strike tomorrow. It's the lamest "work stoppage" ever. My coworker (who is a union member) has been working on things all week to make sure that things run smoothly tomorrow (schedule, memos, etc.). Another coworker will set up the projector in the auditorium before the strike so that they can start the movie. It's more work to stop work than it is just to go to work! It's supposed to be a PITA for the district, not the union member. Boo! I've managed to type a memo and refuse to do any more. 

I was at the gym today (real preparation for Half Dome!) and as I was workin' on my fitness, one of the gym employees come and change the station on EVERY TV in the gym to the Laker game. I happened to be watching Obama on CNN and said, "Do you have to change the station on every TV?"

"It's the playoffs."

My thoughts: I know it's the playoffs, donkey. Do the playoff gods require all TVs to be on the game?
My actual response: "Oh."

*shakes fist at self*

Wednesday, June 4, 2008


Photographic proof that I was punked by a kindergartener.

Exciting things I learned today:
1. Juicy Couture and Kate Spade are now open in Old Town. I've been a forever fan of Kate and am re-warming up to Juicy as they are starting to create real clothes.

2. New Kids On The Block are coming to the Staples Center in October. (!!!) I will try for tickets.

Prepared II

I've been advised, repeatedly, to train for my little trek in Half Dome. I work out regularly but can't bring myself to do anything extra beyond my regular routine. My trainer was also out of town last week so I decided to prepare in my own way. I watched 2 episodes of Work Out last night. It totally got my mind thinking about physical activity. I then got a pedicure at Dashing Diva in a bright red to bring a tad of fierceness to my feet. (I was not completely happy with my pedi today. I blame the lady, but I also accidentally messed it up on the way back to the car. I suck. As did the lady.)

I think I'm ready.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008


I dragged myself all the way to Simi Valley to pick out books for our school library. If anyone needs a good book vendor, Schwabe Books is fabulous. The books are cheaper than Scholastic (though selection is not as big) and they provided free gas, lunch, and shipping for my co-worker and me. They also do book fairs and have regular booths are Los Angeles Times' Festival of Books and Feria del Libro. The best part was not really going to work today. My co-worker picked me up at home and dropped me off. I was home by 2:30. Love it.

So I've been on facebook for about 24 hours. I am completely overwhelmed by the sheer volume of applications available and even more awestruck by the way some people actually employ an insane number of applications! I do love being able to pop in on people and write on their wall. It's fun seeing pictures and reading about people whom I haven't spoken to in awhile. I am, however, quickly becoming bored with petting, feeding, and writing on walls.

facebook makes me feel about 20 years older.

Monday, June 2, 2008


Last weekend I did this. Here's another perspective.

A hop skip and a jump later, we found ourselves in escrow. And I'm on facebook.

Too much, too fast.

overwhelmed and lazy blogger