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Random thoughts

Monday, October 29, 2007

I Need A Shower

Before the run



After the mud run


Marc and me in the last mudpit

Thursday, October 25, 2007

High on Life

It's funny how the most random things can kick off such a torrent of emotions - and how it can happen at the most unexpected times. I'm sitting here in my cube at work, and wave after wave of excitement and elation is crashing over me. I can't even pinpoint what triggered it, I just know that it's there. I feel like running around screaming, "I love this life!" but I don't think that would go over too well here at work. So I have to resort to furiously typing as the emotions overcome me.

The weird thing is, life isn't particularly exciting right now; in fact, I would say I've been having my share of issues. But I'm seduced by the knowledge of possibilities, of things to come, of goals left to realize and the processes it will take to achieve them... of living in general. I suppose right now my life feels like a blank canvas, and I'm excited by the prospects of what colors to paint with and what shapes to make. Who knows what the outcome might be? But it's me holding the paintbrush and the palette, and I will make of it what I can.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Race Ready


Part 1 of my race outfit has arrived! Now if I can only find some cheap clothing to wear so I won't feel bad about throwing it away after the race....


Sunday, October 14, 2007

Another Sara Steals My Heart

It's not often that I simply stumble across a musician whose music I fall in love with right away. I was simply scanning iTunes, sampling music here and there, when I happened to play a segment of Sara Bareilles' Love Song. I was hooked. If my iPod had arms, it would be tearing its hair out - her songs are constantly on repeat at work, in the car, at home. I can't wait until she comes to Los Angeles.

Friday, October 12, 2007

Familiarity

Sometimes familiarity can be taken to the extreme, and not in a good way. I guess that's where the saying comes from: Familiarity breeds contempt. But really, I think this can be avoided by instilling a conscious effort not to slack off in relationships (whether platonic or otherwise), not to take people for granted, not to be so conceited as to think that because someone is a good friend or an amazing life partner, you can get away with being unchecked, acting rude, being unapologetic, or refusing to make an effort. At the tail end, regret may come... as it does for me now.

Happy Friday... I guess


This week has just been a really stressful one for me, but Friday is here! Whoopie?