Thursday, October 07, 2004

Alright, that's it!

I have HAD IT! Normally - I'm a pretty level headed kind of guy, I tend to go with the flow and I really don't get upset often, but I have my limits, and it has been reached.

What is up with all of these seemingly stuckup guys on Match.com? I've sent probably half a dozen to a dozen e-mails to guys and probably twice that many winks out to others. Do you know how many responses I've gotten? Exactly 1 (Pip).

If you don't want to respond back to e-mails/winks why in the fuck are you listed on there? Dammit that drives me crazy! If I take the time to send you little bitches an e-mail - is it really asking all that much for you to take 2 minutes (if that) and at least reply back saying "Hey, got the e-mail, thanks but no thanks. Not my type." That's it. That is all I am asking. But oh no, the damn queens on there can't even be bothered to send that much.

If you aren't really interested in meeting new people, then get the hell off the website Ace and make some room for people who truly are looking to make friends and maybe a little more. Most of the guys I've sent e-mails and winks to - I'm not even really looking at "dating". I'd just like to make a new friend. But, apparently, since I'm not some skinny little twink, with dyed hair, clad in A&F (or whatever outlet shop is the fad now), and 6-pack abs -or- some big, muscle bound, freak that is like Tarzan (only likes to be outdoors, scaling mountains, jumping out of planes, etc) - I'm not good enough to make friends with. What the fuck is up with that?

Okay, there, I feel better. Well, no, not really, but sorta. *sigh*

I've really thought about making another profile on there, leaving everything as far as responses go the same, except changing the body type to "Athletic and Toned" and send e-mails/winks to the same guys I have in the past and see if they respond. If they do - I think I'd send them an e-mail back saying not much more than to go watch the movie Shallow Hal and learn a lesson - because obviously you need to.

Okay, that's enough of a rant for today. I'm off to bed...

Monday, September 27, 2004

For fuck's sake!

Argh! The guy came over today to get my PC and move it down to the P-Plant. Somehow, my monitor managed to "fall off" the cart, onto the pavement and scoot about 5 feet, on it's face. It's broken, thanks asshat. So, now I get to spend 200 dollars out of my department's budget that I hadn't planned on. grrr!

I think it's going to take some getting used to being at P-Plant. It's so damn quiet down there and I just cannot get used to the desk arrangement. I feel like I'm huddled in a corner and I've got 3/4 of my desk unused. Bleh, maybe this weekend I'll go in there and play with moving things around. We'll see.

Let's see, what was I going to say this morning that I didn't get to? Oh yeah - the movies. Rented several of them this weekend... Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2. The Butterfly Effect. The Punisher. The Order.

Ewww. Meh. Okay... Woohoo! Hmmm... That's how I would describe the movies, in order. Like I told Christi, I'd love to take Thomas Jane (the punisher guy) and Hugh Jackman and make a man sammich and make me the meat! Those two guys are just sex on legs! *purrrr*

*ahem* Anyway.

That's all for today. Quiet end to a quiet and frustrating day.

The week in review

Well, let's see, where shall I start, hmm?

E-mailed Pip on Wednesday and haven't heard anything back. I'll give it till Wednesday of this week and then probably write that one off. A few days - he could be busy. A week - he's just not interested. I had a feeling on date #1 that I probably wasn't his type of guy - I'm probably a little too plain. But, that's who I am.

I think he probably could be a fun guy to just hang out with - he did seem rather interesting. The whole artist thing really intriques me - I have some talent, but I seem to lack the inspiration so I find people with both incredibly fascinating. Ah well, onward and upward.

Thursday I announced that I was leaving N-Plant and being transferred up to P-Plant. That was kind of a hard thing to do - I'm really going to miss those people. They're almost like family really. I got most of my stuff moved, except for a little bit of stuff to work on today while I'm waiting for the HelpDesk to get my computer moved.

Friday, the QA Department took me out for lunch to say goodbye and what not. I know, I know. I'm not leaving the company, just changing plants, but for all intents and purposes - I may as well be leaving the company. It seems like it's just as hard to keep in touch. Cory rode with me up there and back and we had enjoyable conversation both trips... He's just too damn cute for his own good and I'm still undecided if he's a metrosexual man or if he's just a plain ol' homosexual man (who doesn't seem to be comfortable in admitting it).

Hmm, out of time. Dammit. I'll have to finish this update after work.

Monday, September 20, 2004

Chirp chirp!

Ya know, I never used to be a morning person, but I think I'm really growing quite accustomed to it. I like getting up before the sun rises...to hear the first chirps of the birds as they start to stir. To watch the sunrise up over the hills and trees as I make my short drive to work. It's just so serene, quiet, and unintrusive...and then my day starts, heh.

Had my date with Pip this weekend. Got the 3rd degree from all of my friends over the course of the weekend to give them the details of how things went. So, I may as well recount things one last time so that my adoring fans here (yeah, I'm talking about the crickets in the corner over there, hush) can know how things went.

We met up at Sticky Fingers - decent place to eat. I was a bit annoyed with the waitress for sitting us at this massive table when it was just the two of us. Silly things like that make me feel awkward - don't ask me why, because I truly don't know.

We had a nice long chat - close to 2 hours I think. I really think I talked too much, and I kept interrupting him. I've gotten into a bad habit of doing that... After that, we went and saw a movie, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. It was a pretty good movie - not quite what I was expecting, but good nonetheless. Jude Law + Uniform = Delicious That man is sex on legs!

First impression - he seems like a really nice guy. He's easy to get to laugh, and he has a nice laugh, that is so important! I think he's definitely a lot deeper of a person than I got to see in my little glimpse on Saturday so I believe there is a well to plumb there. Can definitely hold a conversation and that's a major plus. All in all, it was a truly great day with a great guy.

And now, it's time for my morning drive to work...and to watch the sun rise!

Monday, September 13, 2004

Yar!

Ok, so I think it was Thursday of last week, I watched "Fight Club". . . . . . Wow. That movie was certainly a head-trip in a can. It was nothing like I expected it to be - way too little of Brad and Ed shirtless and way too much bloody faces/body and smashed faces. *shudder*

After watching that gruesome thing, I needed something a little lighter. So, I watched Ice Age this weekend. Only reason I watched it really was for the first 5-10 minutes of the movie and the last few minutes with the squirrel chasing after his acorn. Makes me laugh everytime! Thanks, Amy, for letting me borrow it!

Heard back from Pip - and it looks like a date is to be had this coming Saturday, yay! I'm excited! Going to make this week creep by though I think - I'll be wrought with antici......pation.

Sitting here rather bored this evening, bleh. The World of Warcraft stress test has ended, so I can't play that anymore until the Open Beta starts in a month or so. Boooo! Hssssssss! It seems like a pretty decent game - although there are definitely some rather annoying bits (can we say way too many pathing-bugged mobs?). Anyway, I'll most certainly be picking it up once it goes retail.

And, since I'm bored and don't really feel like playing any kind of game (PC, PS/2, or GC) - I think I'll go see a movie. So, I'm off to see the second Resident Evil movie. Unfortunately, it's at the sticky mall, which is where I saw the first one, I think. The first one was OK but kinda strange/gruesome - here's for hoping this one has a little better plot.

Wednesday, September 08, 2004

This one's for Pip!

Right, so, it's been ages since I've posted an update. Misc. things have gotten in the way and the fantastic work of art that is my memory lets me forget that this exists. But, Pip made me remember that it was here and that I should probably update it once in awhile, so here you go!

This weekend was uneventful, yet fun. The World of Warcraft Stress-test Beta started and I spent most of my time playing that with some friends and my cousin Dave. It was great to get back together with Dean, Derek, and Dave (too many D names!) at the same time in the same game - hasn't happened in years! One of Dave's friends, Jerad, joined us for a bit, too. I've only met him briefly in person, but he seems like a cool guy.

Looking very much forward to World of Warcraft being released this winter as it looks pretty polished, even though it's only a beta. I think I've probably only seen one game at release that looked as clean and well put together as WoW does in beta, and that's City of Heroes, my current game of choice.

Monday was my birthday, I'm 25 now. This is rather unimportant except for the fact that my car insurance should go down some, woohoo! Extra pocket change here I come...oh yeah, it's already spent on the health club membership, doh! Nevermind.

Oh, and speaking of that. The whole working out thing is actually going splendidly. I'm finally starting to see a little difference since I've been going for close to 2 months now - arms are actually developing a little muscle...legs are looking a little tighter, too. I was starting to get a little discouraged with it since I wasn't seeing any progress so seeing a little bit of it has bolstered my resolve to stick at it.

By this time next year, hopefully I'll have met my goal and have lost all the weight I want to and put on most of the muscle/toned up as much as I want to. If I can make it through those bastard holidays this fall, I'm golden. I have a plan though, oh yes, I have a plan!

Thanksgiving I plan on being at Christi's in Ft. Lauderdale so that I'll be away from the family and all of that delicious food that I really don't need to be eatting. Although, I don't think we're making the trek back to Ohio this year, so I don't know that we'd have a big meal anyway. But, I'd like to spend some time with Christi anyway so that's where I plan on being.

Christmas...hmmm, I'm not sure yet. My plan hasn't come together that far ahead. I know we won't go to Ohio - not worth fighting the snow and ice up there that time of year, so I'll probably just stick around here and see if I can talk my mother and sister into not doing a big meal and leaving the candies/cookies alone.

Okay, that's enough spam for now. Catch ya'll on the flipside!

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

*sizzle sizzle*

No, that isn't bacon frying in the pan... that's me frying. Jesus it's hot here today, yeesh! 95 in the shade! This is when I really start to hate living here as it gets so ungodly hot during the summers. The Spring/Fall/Winter are fine, but damn that summer!

Work was a bust today. I got nearly nothing accomplished, I just couldn't get motivated. Between talking with our contractor about problems he was having, talking to a person in our technical engineering department about wrapping up some loose ends, drooling slightly over the guy I have a crush on (in between laughing at him for getting completely sun burned this weekend), I just didn't get much done.

Hopefully tomorrow will be productive!

Shoes. I need new shoes. I was going to go get them right after work, but with it being so damn hot out there, I've decided to wait until later this evening to go. I have to get them today though as I've got my MicroFit tomorrow after work so I won't have time to do it then.

Not really looking forward to that... the gym was packed yesterday when I signed up and I just don't know if I can work out with that many people around. I wish I didn't get so damn intimidated! Ah well, I think if I can make it once, I'll be fine...it's just that first time that'll be the big hurdle.

Monday, July 05, 2004

Yesh...

I know - I haven't posted in days. Things have been going on. Good things, sorta, for a change.

Went out to dinner with Susan on Saturday at a really neat restraunt called The Melting Pot. It's a Fondue place - very nice, VERY expensive. I was expecting 80 or so...it was 130. I hope my eyes didn't pop out of my head when I saw the cheque, yikes. But, good times were had, so, it's worth it.

Saw Spiderman 2 on Friday - excellent movie. It's one of those movies that I watched too closely though, and it made me start examining my own life and thoughts... I really hate it when that happens. But, it all works out in the end because I've decided I need to make some changes to my life anyway.

And, in that vein, I signed up at a gym today. I go on Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 for my fitness test to see where I am starting (my guess, is negative 10). I just have to keep telling myself that it's good for me, both physically and mentally to try and stay psyched up for it. Doing something like this is totally not in my nature, but hey, tis the time for doing things that've never been done before, so let's go for it, right? Right!

Also, I got my ear pierced. I think everyone I've told has asked me "Why??" and I don't know aside from "I just wanted to." so there. I think it looks cool and surprisingly, has been painless so far (3 days and counting). I think I'll like it even more once I swap it out for a hoop instead of the stud they have to use to pierce it with. I'm actually planning on getting another one just above it once this one is healed up.

Let's see, what else has happened in the last few days.

Oh yeah. I went out to lunch with a lady from work and the guy whom I have a total crush on, on Friday. If the girl hadn't been with us, I'd probably have asked him if he were gay or straight as it's sort of driving me crazy not knowing. But, then I think, perhaps I should wait until I'm in better shape and better looking to make my move... I think that's probably the insecurity talking there. I hate to ruin a decent friendship by trying to make it more, too. We'll see how things play out I guess.

Anyway, so, this is the big week. Diet restarts and my first attempt at working out at a gym starts as well. I just hope and pray that it goes well, I enjoy it, and can stick with it. I want to be thin! =P