Posted: 2007-11-19 20:02:00
I know I know, I haven't updated in a while. It's been longer than I said I'd let it get, but I have good reason...sorta. This term is wrapping up and thus I have final projects to complete and final exams to study for. I've had some free time in there, but most of it I've used for things other than blogging, which you will read about here.
This past weekend, my poor little Katie pookywoo got her wisdom teeth out. I went back out to the suburbs Friday evening to wait at her beck and call. In this case, her call was a small stuffed chipmunk that Gina gave her. It squeaked. One squeak for yes, two for no. Kid of like Paul Revere and the Red Coats, but a little different. The pain meds made her all sick and I got to watch her vomit 100% organic vegan soy chocolate icecream into a garbage can at 6 am. I am truly the luckiest boy in the world.
Ok, I just took a 10 minute break from writing this blog and went downstairs. Steve was making a smoothy and he decided it would be a good idea to slap me in the crotch with a peeled banana. In retaliation, I sneaked up behind him and smashed a raw egg into his chest. Now I'm not wearing a shirt and I've washed my hands/arms twice because he rubbed his eggy body all over me.
I couldn't imagine living with anyone else.
I was just testing out some HTML to put that text box in there. Good times.
So it's Thanksgiving in a few days. I'm looking forward to it, and not only because I get two paid days off work. It's been a long time, too long, since I've seen my dad's side of the family. Thanksgiving is usually a pretty good mini-reunion too. Everyone has a few drinks, eat good food, watch a dog show or maybe some football. Hopefully we'll get to take the 4-wheelers out on my uncles farm. Oh yea, that reminds me, thanksgiving is out in Savanna, IL. Let me put it this way: Me Savanna It's a difference, that's for sure. But it'll be nice to get away for a bit. I think one of the things I'm looking forward to the most is the ride there (and maybe back). My mom and dad will be in the front seat. Iska, Melissa, Radar, Addison, and I will be in the back seat. A nice snuggly two hours.
Well, I guess that's about it for now. Wish me luck on my final tomorrow. You know, the one I should be studying for now...
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Posted: 2007-11-08 22:10:00
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Posted: 2007-11-05 23:28:00
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Posted: 2007-11-05 21:59:00
'Ello there blog readers. Lemme tell ya, Jack Daniels is a good man. Not only is he immortalized on a metal poster in my kitchen (with a killer mustache) but he is also in my belly...er liver...somewhere.
I found out recently that I have the entire month of December off from school. Yea, that's right, class ends Nov 21st and starts up Jan 3rd. That's awesome. I'll probably just work more during that time, but it should give more more freedom to finish up some videogames, learn a bit more about Flash (as I've been trying to), and get down to visit Katie more often.
So, I understand that the images I've been providing haven't been that enthralling, but you gotta understand the effort that goes into them. So, this week, I have a new image. I also have the code that goes along with it (just open it in a text editor). That's all hand written code (no... not with a pencil dipshit).
I also have a new song for all of you. (yea, sorry, it has to be opened in iTunes...I'm an apple whore). I wrote it because of an article I read in the Red I on the way to work the other day about the suicide rate of US soldiers returning from Iraq/Afghanistan. The lyrics can be found here if you're interested.
That's pretty much what I've been up to recently. Enjoy.
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Posted: 2007-10-29 20:28:00
It's a busy life I live these days. You'd think with doing so much, I'd have more to write about... but I can't even really remember what I did last week. Maybe I just need to update more often.
I went down to Augie last weekend for some good Homecoming fun. Katie ran a 3 mile homecoming run and finished strong like a race horse. Yes... I said it.
I saw alot of old friends who I hadn't talked to in a long while. A few of them are living in Chicago, turns out, so hopefully I see more of them.
I did that for class this week. Next week's assignment could be interesting... and then time for the final project, which hopefully is cool.
Work is still going well. I bought myself an HTML book today, because I really don't know it all that well, and I need to know it better for this job. However, I did do some good updating today. I work on this page. I know, I'm pretty impressive.
Ok, need sleep, another long day tomorrow.
Oh yea, and some guy had a seizure on the El today on my way to work. Crazy.
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Posted: 2007-10-23 20:04:00
Today for work, I had to sit in a big conference room on the 10th floor of some building in the loop and take notes for a 4 hour meeting. It was part of the bitch duties of my new job. It's not the perfect job...cos it contains bitch duties, but the other side of it is really cool, so I can deal with it.
However, 4 hour meetings are fucking retarded. And yes, I mean mentally handicapped. Just like our president. I'm just gonna offend everyone I can here and say they are gay and probably dark colored as well.
This meeting was about discussing the navigation for a webpage we are doing for James Hardie, a siding company. Siding may not sound too exciting, which it isn't, but this shit is pretty impressive. Check it.
Unfortunately, there were 5 people in the boardroom and three more on the conference call, which made it really hard to figure out who the hell was talking. I'm pretty sure my notes don't make a lick of sense, but oh well. I wasn't hired for my note taking skillz. They had lunch for us though, which was some kick ass catered italian food and it was crazy delish.
There is this world boxing thing going on at the UIC Pavillion this week, and boxers from all over are competing. They also happen to be staying at a hotel on Wabash, right by DePaul. So the past two nights as I've walked to the bus stop after class, there have been groups of very intimidating men in windbreaker suits wandering about. Most of them appear to be Russian or Slovakian or Polish. You know what I mean, strong jaws, shaved heads, scars.... THIS
I'll post some new images I've made soon. They're pretty cool, and starting to look a bit more realistic. I'm really pumped because I just enrolled in next term's courses and they are both animation courses. So instead of still images, you will be getting fun little short movies to download!!! I know, I can't wait either!
I'm going down to Rock Island this weekend to see Miss Katie as well as everyone else who is gonna be there for homecoming/halloween. I really need to get my homework done so I can just party like a mofu'in rockstah this weekend. Cos that's what I want. I need to find a good costume. I was thinking of trying to find some way of going as either Link or Mario... I'm gonna try and hit up a costume shop after work tomorrow. We'll see how that works out.
That's all for now,
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