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"If you strike me down, I will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine." Truly the words of a confident teacher, you and "old Ben" share the calm wisdom of someone who's seen it all. You are probably the type of person who enjoys giving back to the community, whether by organizing the annual block party or volunteering time to help others. Read more about your Star Wars character...I am Obi-Wan Kenobi
Another lovely Christmas half way gone. Sacreligious as it sounds, I hate holidays. Like I don't already have enough stress in my life. At least Warren made out good, and is happy. That is all that matters right now. I also found the energy to make brownies (from a mix) and carmel rolls (from scratch). Warren was thrilled. He fell asleep pouting when I wouldn't let him open his presents early, but after his nap was in a better mood.
Yes we open presents on Christmas Eve. Its a family tradition I was raised with. Must be German if I am not mistaken. I feel a little bad that I am not at midnite Mass this year, it is one of the few Church services I look foreward to, but with all that is going on this year, including
the fact that it is -2F out, well it just didn't work out.
I have had exactly one day on my own compleley at the large Health product (ie vitamins, herbs, homeopatic rememdies, etc...) company, and already I am hating it. It is like reverse telemarketing sort of. Except we are legitimate, and have been in business since 1969, and they are calling us for products they would buy elsewhere anyway. I still hate it though. I did make an extra $10 in commission on a slow day in a 5 hour shift, so maybe the pay won't be quite so sucky. Most of it though, was because I upsold one lady Gingko Biloba, and she liked me so well she bought 4 bottles. I sold another bottle to another caller, and I make $2, for every bottle on that product. I don't get commission on every sale, only on the upsales. (IE "phone specials" we offer after they place an order).
**sigh** Its a living, barely, but it is better than unemployment. At least it IS a JOB. Till I find the job I really want. Or so I tell myself.
Mike promises to be out by Boxing Day. (the 26th, for those Americans not priveldged to be a border brat). Tonight he is being a little to nice to me. Methinks I smell a rat, and his name is NOT Mortimer.
Tommorrow, Christmas day. Lovley. My last peaceful day, till the real world hits again. I hate the real world. At least we will have a good dinner. I have a honey glazed spiral ham, (my most favorite favorite), augratin potatos (my special personal recipe, slightly altered this year), baked beans, glazed carrots, and salad. That should keep us full for a while. If I could afford it, and my waist line wasn't already rivialing Mrs.Claus, I would make it at least once a week, I swear. I love ham. Love it, love it, love it.
Would somebody please tell Ted Turner, that while A Christmas Story, is a good movie, I don't think anyone can sit thru it for 24 hours straight, unless they are on some sort of trans like state inducing medication. I mean really, what is up with TNT, the last few years. Athough, I will admit, it is rather funny to watch a future Porno maker/actor with his tongue frozen to a large pole. There has to be a joke in there somewhere. (Scotty Schwartz).
Happy What ever Holiday you celebrate, as I am too lazy to name them all. I just looked at the clock and it is now officially Christmas. Time to make sure the not-so-little one is in bed, and then relax and see if there is anything on tv worth watching.
However if anyone is feeling especially genourous, the First National Bank of Cranky would greatly appreciate your donations. (okay I was mostly kidding on that, but being Po' during the holidays sucks. So does being named Holly, when you were born in AUGUST! What was my mom thinking? I wish she had named me Kathy, or Sue, or Mary, or Anna, or Karen, or Penelkope, or Agnes Hortense Helga Hildegaard. Anything but Holly May. I hate it, it sounds way too much like Ellie May. And I am way too far north of the Mason Dixon to get away with a name like that. Oh well. after 33 years I guess I have gotten used to it.
Time to go, I can hear Warren's newly beloved favorite present I will have to "thank" my mom for. His Lionel train clock. (as seen on tv). All aboard for a good night..
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In every neighborhood there is at least one house that all the neighbors gossip about. This is a diary from the woman who lives in that house. I am a single mother in her mid thirties. I live in North Dakota with my son, Warren.
I tend to be a bit of a slob, and am the opposite of a girly-girl. I am geek girl, who loves Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Buffy, Angel, action movies, science fiction, action adventure, Dr. Who, and so on and so on.
I love to write and while I don't post much fiction online anymore I would love to be a writer someday. I am also overweight, bipolar and suffer from allergy induced asthma.