Monday, January 31, 2011

The Eighth Commandment

Thou Shall Not Steal
Why? Why take something that is not yours? Especially if it’s crappy! I recently had my digital camera, sunglasses, and prescription medicine stolen from my purse. (*side note-I am a college senior, and spell check just had to autocorrect the word prescription for me. Fail*) Anyways, all of these material items are replaceable, and in the long run, really not that important. I think what upset me most was the violation of privacy. Someone went through my things. Someone went in my purse and opened my medicine bag and searched through all of my medicines and took some. Someone now has my camera with my memory card and my pictures. Someone has my sunglasses. I literally was shaking with anger when I found out these things were gone. I guess I just don’t understand the concept of taking something that isn’t yours…The only thing I can smile about in this situation is that the stupid idiot probably didn’t even realize that the camera’s screen is cracked and the flash doesn’t work, and you can’t see out of the right lens of the sunglasses. So ha! That’s what you get for taking something that doesn’t belong to you! I hope the stinky stealer is high off of my meds, wearing those stupid scratched sunglass, trying to figure out how to get the camera to work!

Straight from the Bible, people:
Men belittle the act of stealing, calling it instinct. In reality, men must know that to take anything they do not come by justly, is against My Will. They must be aware that to steal drains them of purity. Tell them, Moses, no man will steal Heaven, for I will stand in Judgment and no man will be allowed Here until reparation is made, whether the stealing be of material things, any part of man, or the manner in which men walk."

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Music & Memories

So, I was in the bathroom putting on makeup and getting ready for the day, and my computer was in my room playing music. I had my iTunes on shuffle and had been enjoying the random assortment of songs that had been playing. And then it happened. The one song that I have not been able to listen to in 3 years came on and I can honestly say I don’t think I have ever sprinted that fast. I knocked over my whole makeup bag and ran into a wall trying to get to my computer to change the song.
So why is it that songs can evoke such strong memories and emotions? And will these songs be associated with a memory or feeling forever? I’m sure if I wanted to I could make new memories, better memories, and associate them with the song. But for some reason I like having that one song that I can’t listen to. On days when I’m sad, I will tease myself by playing the first few seconds of it. It’s kind of like emotional cutting. [I in no way endorse any kind of physical cutting, P.S.]. So, I’m pretty sure as long as time goes on most Spice Girls songs will remind me of Sarah, S Club will remind me of Paige, Love Shack (Muskrat Love, Billie Jean, I Think We’re Alone, Ice Ice Baby, I Believe in a Thing Called Love) will remind me of Lindsey, and that one song will remind me of that one time in my life that I can’t think about. Hmmm…

“You know what music is? God's little reminder that there's something else besides us in this universe, a harmonic connection between all living beings, every where, even the stars.”

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Where Did The Time Go??

Well, in case you aren’t already feeling really really ancient, here are some fun facts that will make you cringe:
1. Regis Philbin is retiring from Regis & Kelly, which I still remember as Regis & Kathy Lee
2. American Idol is starting its 10th season
3. Titanic came out in theaters in 1997. 14 years ago…
4. The first Harry Potter book was also released in 1997.
5. Saved By The Bell began 22 years ago
6. Popular Blink182 songs such as What’s My Age Again, All The Small Things, and Adam’s Song all came out 12 years ago
7. Homeward Bound was filmed in 1993. 17 years ago. The dogs and cat are definitely dead by now.
8. Spongebob Squarepants is turning 11
9. Macaulay Culkin is 30
10. I will leave you with this gem of a video

Now excuse me while I go look for gray hair and watch QVC.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


Ladies and Gentleman,
I have diagnosed myself with a very serious condition…it strikes at the most inconvenient of times, affecting men and women alike. I have come down with a severe case of…senioritis. Senioritis affects about 1 in every 4 college students, all of them being seniors. However, while some juniors or even sophomores may report mild cases of senioritis, they are full of bologna. The main symptom of senioritis is the lack of motivation to do anything that is not one of the following activities: eat, sleep, face book, nap, watch TV, daydream, and cry about planning your future. There is only one way to cure senioritis, and unfortunately treatment is unavailable to most. Senioritis can be treated by taking classes such as racquetball and quilting, or by being a dance major (because we all know they don’t do anything anyways). I will keep you updated on the progression of my senioritis, but for now I must go pout about how busy I am with research papers, and then watch TV.

Sunday, January 16, 2011


124 days until graduation and I can honestly say I’ve never been more over school then I am now. I have also never been more excited, nervous, scared, anxious, and curious all at the same time. Half of me feels like I want to crap my pants in fear, and the other half wants to jump with excitement. As far as the future goes, I am a very planned person and I like what I know, so the plan was always to graduate in May and start nursing school in August. But as the time creeps closer, I can’t help but think, what else is out there? When in my life will I be able to explore my career options and travel and try new things without it being called a midlife crisis? I’m not saying I don’t want to go to nursing school, I’m just saying maybe not right now (which seems to be a common theme in my life, but more on that later). So who knows…maybe I will graduate and…well, first off that’s a big MAYBE…but maybe I will graduate and get into nursing school and move to Nashville or Charlotte and become a settled down adult with a real job. Or maybe I will get an internship in New York and turn into a city girl while developing a love of Starbucks and a lack of manners. Or maybe I will move back home with my parents and slowly go insane…eating toilet paper by the roll and sleeping with a hair dryer…(I just watched My Strange Addiction on TLC). Maybe. There has never been a time in my life where my future has been so wide open and up in the air, and maybe I’m excited, and maybe I’m scared. Maybe you’ll have to keep reading to find out how things turn out!