I've been reading George R.R. Martin's series, A Song of Ice and Fire, as I am sure I've mentioned before. And, all I have to say is, Martin shows no mercy to his characters. I thought Rowling was bad when she picked off characters left and right in the Harry Potter series, but Martin is much, much worse.
Though, it must be said that I am really enjoying the books so far. I'm halfway through the third and aiming to start the fourth by this weekend. If you're looking for a good, intriguing plot with well-developed and thought out characters and a good dose of fantasy thrown in for measure, this series may be right up your ally. If you liked the show, Game of Thrones, you really should check out the books. HBO did good and didn't pull a True Blood with this series. The show actually follows the books almost exactly. So, check them out. :]
I think I may very well bring back my Alice in Wonderland layout, after some tweeking of course. I found a great song that would fit the layout perfectly. It's called Jabberwocky, by Zero-Project. I've been listening to a lot of his music lately. I just have to figure out which account I'd put it on. Can't do Pygmalion, as it's not Premium, but I have this one and Dream. Though, I don't think it would fit Dream at all. I'd have to do a Sandman inspired layout for that account. So, if I do bring it back, it would most likely be on this account. It's something to think about.
It's felt so much like fall this past week or so. Then today rolls around and it's 95 degrees again. I am not a fan of summer, well, not when it comes to summers here. I mean, I can not deny that August in Oregon was quite lovely. The only decent thing about the summer months is that I was born in one. So, I would be super happy if it would just go away and let fall come already. When summer lasts into October, that's just a bit much. I want the cool days and nice breezes. No more tempratures in the 90s.
Reading journals around here really makes me weep for the state of todays youth. Is it really that hard to spellcheck before you post? Hell, the internet made it easy for you, most, if not all, web browsers come with built in spell check. You don't have to do a damn thing but click your mouse and pick the proper word. And.. Do not get me started on punctuation, or rather, complete lack thereof. I do not want to blame teachers, or parents, but fuck, isn't it your job to ensure that your child or student knows proper grammar? I know my mother drilled that into me (my father just often times ranted about how small my writing was, and how light I tended to write) and my English teachers, all through my schooling, made damn sure I knew how to spell and how to properly punctuate each sentence. Have times really changed in the six years I have been out of school? Has everyone just said "fuck it" and let the morons corrupt each other with their text talk and horrendous spelling? Is that what happened, because honestly, there is no excuse for the way children write these days. Absolutely none. It's embarrassing to watch kids carry on the way they do. If I wrote like that, you would be damn sure I wouldn't share those skills with anyone.
I make mistakes often as I am french, still I try and discover at times I do better then some english speaking people
I completely understand if English is not your first language. But these kids live in America, and usually English is their first language. So, there is no excuse to massacre it as they do.
What about that " leet " shit they do?
Aw, damn. And here I thought we were done with the morons painting themselves up like clowns on cam. And, you shall be shocked to hear this, but the dipshit was holding up a bottle of rum and talking about drinking and doing drugs when I went in. Isn't that just like whoa.. Not what you would expect from such a person? It blows my mind...
I hate juggalos/lettes/what the fuck ever. I don't understand why an adult would be compelled to paint their face up like that and listen to that noise they call "music." And, please don't attempt to enlighten me, because honestly, I honestly don't care why they do it.
Sitting here, watching Tangled with my mother. I seriously love this movie. I don't care how old you are, you are never too old to enjoy a good Disney flick.
It's called tone and pitch.. Learn them.
Sometimes I just want to tell some women something along the lines of: "When you wear that much makeup, you look like a cheap whore. You know, one of those sad, pathetic creatures you would find in like the back allies and side streets of some nameless third world country." And, it's not out of anything but pure pity for the fact that they feel they have to paint themselves up like that. Makeup is well and good when applied right, and in moderation. But when you start piling it on, thinking you look hot or whatever else, that's when I get annoyed. You're beautiful without having to make yourself up like a clown. I just wish some women would realize that.
You're never too old to go back and enjoy the things you loved as a child. With that being said, I'm off to watch Hocus Pocus. I know every line to this film, considering I've watched it many a time over the years since it came out. To this day, it remains one of my all time favorite movies. One I will definitely have to watch with my children (when I have them, of course).
*Edit: Sorry to those who's comments I lost. There were some errors and things I wanted to add. I really dislike that you lose comments like that, but what can ya do?*
I'll start buying the bullshit you spew when you start showing me proof to back your claims up. Otherwise, shut the fuck up.
Omg did immortalxkiss really die? o_o jkjk :P
Short but sweet entry!
Rest in Peace, Immortal. :(
I never even got to message spam her cell phone...
But..you are Immortal! How can you die?
Shhh, Oceanne! We can't let them know I'm not really dead. That ruins it all!
...but I read it on the internet!
There are days when I miss what we used to be. Times when I wish we could go back to the way things were before. I miss my best friend. But, then I remember, I don't fit into your life anymore. We're not the same people we were back then.
There's eventually a point you'll come to where you have to just take a step back, look at the whole picture and ask yourself is it all really worth it? You may be surprised by the answer.
I also changed up my main profile picture..
People are all kinds of ridiculous.
I may be seeing Basia on the 27th with the family in San Juan Capistrano! It's like my fifth birthday when I saw her at the Greek with my parents all over again. :]
For those of you who don't know, Basia Trzetrzelewska is a fantastic jazz singer. My dad used to tease and say she was my mother, because I looked a bit like her when I was younger. I really hope we're able to make the concert. And, if you're so inclined, look her up on youtube. I suggest Cruising for Bruising, Baby You're Mine or New Day for You.
I am not here to be your best friend. I am not here to pander to you, to tell you what you want to hear. I am definitely not here to suck up or kiss your ass. I am here simply because I choose to be. And, while I am here, I am not going to be anyone but myself. If you don't like who I am, how I carry myself, than there's no reason to keep prerending to be my friend. I am not holding a gun to your head, forcing you to stick around. Honestly, I could care less if you stay or go. I've seen your "friendship" and frankly, I think I am better off without it. You wear one face when with me, then go and wear another when I am not around. But, the beauty of the internet is that nothing stays secret for very long. No, things come around, and the things you've said found their way to me.
So, to answer your question, no. I don't much care if you think I have changed or whatever other nonsense that has popped into your head. You're making excuses, when you really don't need to. As I said, I don't really care what the outcome is anymore. I haven't cared for a very long time now. And, no, I haven't changed. I am the same person I have always been. But, when that sarcasm is turmed on you, on someone you "care" about, you jump off the handle. You can dish it out, but you can't take it yourself. I find that a little sad. Grow thicker skin, or take it for what it was, a joke. Or, best option of them all here, don't take what's said on the internet so seriously. It was all in fun, in jest. Except that bit about her being a horrendious speller and needing to go back to school to learn prroper grammar. That was said in all seriousness. Because, when you insult someone, you should at least have the ability to spell those insults correctly. Or else you will be considered a moron, like I think she is. I wasn't trying to be mean, I was just pointing out her mistakes, as I would want someone to do for me.
So, again, think what you will of me. In the end, it means nothing. You're not real anyway. Not to me. None of you really are until I meet you face to face. Until then, you're just another anonymous person on the internet. And, I am perfectly content not being your "friend."
4:30 and I have yet to sleep. I just can't shut down tonight.. Uh, this morning.. It's raining ever so lightly outside. With tons of thunder and lightning thrown in for good measure. It really is begining to feel like fall is on the way. Now, if only it wasn't so humid out.. My head hurts, and I want to read Sandman again. My thoughts are all over the place right now. Thank goodness it's a holiday today. Wait, what am I saying? It's not like I have a job or any real obligations to take care of each day. Ugh.. The sooner I get out of here the better I will be. I am slowly driving myself insane and becoming quite the recluse.
I so agree.
I agree like last time and it's funny, I bet they're too lazy to make a few journal entries in your honor. (I know I made it into a few tonight by agreeing with someone.) You'd think they'd be more mature on here but apparently not, like always. Typical, but all I can do is laugh. lol People WILL believe anything. Even when an account is online after death, yeah, sure. I'm sure I can believe the death now.
You know what makes me happy? Pottermore. Though, I am a little peeved. They sorted me into Gryffindor, and all this time I believed myself to be a Ravenclaw, or, on some occasions, a Slytherin. I mean, I answered those questions as truthfully as I could, and apparently the inner me is a pure Gryffindor.
But, I'm having so much fun there. Being able to interact with the story, being able to hang out and chat in the common room, make friends, cast spells, duel other members and create potions, it's all fantastic. I will admit, there are a few flaws in the system, the fact that there's little to actually interact with, and no music or sound effects. Plus, we're only working on the first book right now, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I really can't wait until they put the rest of them up for us to explore. But, I'm thinking that may not happen until after the beta testing and the site is opened up for all the public. Which is a shame. I really am having a lot of fun with this. It's like nothing ever done for a book series before. And the amount of work that went into the site and the creation is just staggering. Plus, getting all the extra information from J.K. Rowling is pretty awesome too.
So, I really have nothing bad to say about the site. It's a ton of fun and I can see Harry Potter fans of all ages enjoying themselves there. I mean, come on, you get a wand, you get sorted into a House, and you get to earn House Points and compete in competitions. What's not to love about all that?
Pottermore opens up to the public in October, for now it's just us lucky one million early beta testers having fun and exploring things. But, if you're a Harry Potter fan, I highly recommend joining up when October comes around. You really won't regret it. :]
I hate dubstep with a passion. It's merely noise, not music. And, I wish BPM would stop playing this damn dubstep remix all the time..
I got the best idea for Dream's background while reading American Gods. Well, my old, tattered, awesome paperback copy of the book has an image on an empty road and lightening striking on the cover. I want to do something similar, an homage to Gaiman in a way, while still fitting the bill for what Dream stands for. Hopefully I'll have something to show soon. I don't think this one is going to let me be until I get it out of my head and into the form of an image.
Another three am where I'm completely awake.. I think Aphrodite may have a cold. She keeps sneezing, and currently she's curled up next to me under the blanket. Which is odd because she never sleeps under the covers. She'll usually stay under them for five minutes or so before crawling out to lay in her little basket at the foot of my bed. It's cute and kind of nice to have her like this, because, despite her name, she's not the most affectionate cat I've ever had. But, it also makes me worry because it's not her normal behavior. Eh, I'm sure she'll be alright, I just worry because I don't like her being sick when there's nothing I can do about it.
if your Cat's ears and Nose are both dry and warm then usually they are either sick or getting there ,Keep plenty of fresh ,cool water for her as she will be drinking more to try and cool down if she is just laying around and her eyes are not bright and shiny like usual then you may need to take her to the vet for some medicine.
Watching 'Season of the Witch' and then I am thinking an early bedtime. The headaches are back.
I think I am going to create a layout for Dream. Nothing too involved like I used to do, I think just a suitable background will work. After working on that Creast I have tons of ideas floating around in my head.