Hiking, Travelling and Dreaming

This was intended to be my thoughts on travelling, but I'll have to tame my wanderlust for a while longer....

Saturday, February 26, 2005

Who am I?

I'm not sure anymore. I went out to Sky and somehow lost my coat check- stub. I ended up waiting for 2 hours:( till the end of the night. Enfin, at 3:30, no coat:( It must have been stolen, someone found my ticket.

That wouldn't be so bad. But all my ID's, cards, bank cards, bus pass and my keys (including work/lab ones) were in the pockets of my coat.

Not to mention, I gotta leave in an our and a half to be at the lab to work!! And Adam (Merc's man) is in my bed and snoring so loud that I can't even take a snooze!!

I drank way too much. I think I'm gonna go back to being a nerd. Things would be so much simpler.

Argg....... there's more to say but I've bitched enough for now!!

Thursday, February 24, 2005

My family is here and it's stressful but I shouldn't complain. Lastnight, I brought my parents to Brutopia. Mom didn't like the beer but dad did. I went a little over my limit, but it's my vacation!! I haven't really spent much time with Mercury yet. He and his man are out shopping.

Friday, we'll go out to Sky en masse. It will be my first time in ages, since before Merc moved back home! Saturday I gotta be awake at 7 to work, but I'm young!!

Don't know what else to say. Partying always gives me such a downer after it. My natural mood is usually more elevated.


Saturday, February 19, 2005

Tuesday Mercury & my family are coming to visit:)

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

I never really saw pot as a harsh drug. It's mild, has medecinal puposes and everyone smokes it. But the more I think about it, it seems like it may not be as innocent as its users swear it to be. This is purely anecdotal evidence. I may check some peer-reviewed journals for eveidence, but that will be later.

More and more, I hear about people who lose their souls to cocaine. And many of these people, in fact most started with marijuana, never intending to do "hard drugs". I don't plan on trying it to see what its high is like. But I know of other ways to get high, without playing around with dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin in your brain. One way is by exercising and another way is by helping people. I won't mention cleaning 'cause maybe I'm the only one who feels good from cleaning!!

My brother found a home!!!
Congrats to Philipinno for his new apt. It's located on Monkland near Villa Maria metro. (A nice area, close to many ammenities, and lots of students). He'll also be closer to Pat (the disappearing birthday boy).
Anyway, I must get to the lab....

Monday, February 14, 2005

It's after 1, I should get to bed
I don't care about valentine's day, Marsha never let me wear red!
Gotta get up soon, well at 7
Took a shower, cleanliness = heaven!
Feeling manic from the studying
If E & Laura weren't asleep, you'd hear me sing
The light under Critter's door shines bright,
My Increased talkativeness- a manic fright!
I'm nowhere near feeling psychotic
Before I forget "Happy Birthday Patrick"
Alright I'll go and rest if I wish,
Did u hear who else has a backpack fetish?!

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Merc: I received forms from u, not sure what to do with 'em. Do I give both to mcd's?? Let me know & I'll get on it.

I'm applying to learn French this summer. It's a free program sponsored by the gov't. I'm hoping they'll send me to Edmonton, because that session involves the rockies, hiking, climbing and lots of outdoorsy stuff. It's 5 weeks long and the only catch is that everything is done in French and they make you go to class!! I swear I'm not scamming an organization again (birthright). Besides, my francais is a little rusty.

I'm waiting for participants... Should be studying for 1 of my exams, j'ai deux demain. The only problem is I lack motivation to study for my motivation exam!!

Okay c'est tout pour maintenant;)

Monday, February 07, 2005

Creativity

Today at the Mackay Centre, the class was "celebrating" the 100th day of school. The teacher was just using the celebration as a way for them to do lots of math!!! She asked all of the kids to count out 100 things and bring it to class. The kids brought buttons, pennies, straws, croutons etc. One girl brought a collage she'd made of 100 smiles cut out of magazines.

Saturday, February 05, 2005

Sometimes the smallest things in life can make you happy. I'm studying on a Saturday night (well ...... I'm taking a little break) and as pathetic as that sounds, I think I needed the alone time. After running here and there, a little housecleaning and a cup of tea can work wonders.

Mom told me that Merc might visit during Feb break/reading week. I'm thrilled cuz I'll be stuck here analyzing my data and finishing up my project. Plus, I haven't been to the village without him!!

Next week, supposed to go to a Keane Concert.

Friday, February 04, 2005

I can't wait for our weight training workout in the basement this afternoon. I haven't been getting to the gym enough and "the firm" (the name of the dvd) somehow motivates me to get there!!

In the words of Gianna (Tender Lovin's spouse/roomie): Sniff, sniff!! We were gonna go to Parking ce soir, moi, Critter et Jayne. It's someone's b'day who works there, a pal of Critter's. However, we have one too many x-chromosomes to get in:( And we're missing a y-chromosome. So that won't be happening.

Officially, I'm 50% done my testing and will be done in a week. Oooh Rotty!!!!!

Anyways, I'm gonna head back to the flat to study/clean. The lab is giving me cabin fever!!!!

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

My pc is screwed up!! Lastnight when I logged onto msn, it said my friend Darcy was trying to send me a file. Well, what did I do?? ACCEPT! Then when it was complete, I tried to open it. I thought to myself that's wierd, nothing happened.

Then I start getting messages from Billy and others asking me why I'm sending them a file called "naked drunk"!!! I'm not that much of an exhibitionist!!! So I figured out it was the program doing this stuff.

It's some kind of a virus. When you download it, it automatically starts sending itself to your other contacts on msn. Also, it screws up your system. I deleted and disabled it but I still have no sound. My sound drivers do not work anymore. Also msn windows will close "magically".

I'm at school in my snazzy lab, using a pretty Mac. The windowless room pc needs to be formatted or euthanized!!!

Other than that, things are great. I'm halfway done my testing:)