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Thursday, July 26th, 2012
10:04 pm
Today is a day of feeling under appreciated.

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Monday, July 2nd, 2012
11:30 pm - It's been a while.
Well world of blurty (not that anyone particularly reads my journal entries), it has been a while!

Updates. Welp, after rediscovering that I indeed still had a blurty account, and the fact I remembered my password (wow my memory didnt fail me) life has been ... well life.

A lot of bad things have happened I wont go into detail as you all are not my therapist nor should I expect you to be, but in turn a lot of good things have happened too. Its funny how life has weird ways of showing you a balance. The phrase when one door closes another one opens comes to mind.

I guess with all the struggles in the world and the bad things in my life, I've been trying to take a more positive outlook on things. Like, I lost my promotion at work (long story I'd rather not explain. My job just wasn't needed any more so they eliminated my position) but I should be thankful... everyone else in my same position were let go from my employer... I was lucky that he still found a job for me. I should be thankful, that my hard work may not have paid off (losing my job) but my good work habits showed and my boss fought his way to keep me.

My living situation has turned into a kind of bummer. I've been on my own since I was 17, and my roommates have finally decided that it was time to go on separate ways leaving me in a rut (of course this happens the same time my job flakes out) ... but I am lucky that I have such a great man in my life who in turn has moved in with me to help me with the costs.

I guess in this random tangent of a blog I'm trying to prove that yes things do suck, but there's always something positive that comes out. I mean it may not happen right away but it's weird how bad things happen just for you to realize all of the good things in life.

I am thankful for my life, thankful for the people who are in my life, and just in general content. So maybe my absence from blurty was a good thing, saving you all from hearing my rants about being stretched thin like too much bread for a knife full of butter. But look forward to positive rants, the rain clouds have cleared leaving rainbows in the sun.

Also hey thanks for reading my blog if you happened to have stumbled upon it. Maybe I made you laugh, maybe you hated what i had to say, but hey thanks anyways.

With that I'm leaving everyone today with something a favorite character of mine said in a movie: There's two kinds of people in this world when you boil it all down. You got your talkers and you got your doers. Most people are just talkers, all they do is talk. But when it is all said and done, it's the doers that change this world. And when they do that, they change us, and that's why we never forget them. So which one are you? Do you just talk about it, or do you stand up and do something about it? Because believe you me, all the rest of it is just coffee house and bullshit.

Also if you dont know who that quote is from, check out the boondock saints. Pretty rad kinda stuff ;)

current mood: Positive
current music: Into the West

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Thursday, October 13th, 2011
10:30 pm - Butter.
I feel... thin. Sort of stretched, like... butter scraped over too much bread. I need a holiday. A very long holiday.

From the words of Bilbo Baggins. Never have I heard such a phrase so wise.

current mood: distressed
current music: May it Be

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Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
8:37 pm - And it goes in the gun like a battery
I have recently delved myself into a cult musical that I was depressed I have NEVER heard of before...

Ever hear of the movie Repo-Men? a complete fail in my opinion because it COMPLETELY ripped off Repo! the Genetic Opera!

Im not much for musicals, but must I say this movie was very well written and the performance/art was PERFECT.

Im not much for Paris Hilton either, however her personality fit her character very well and SPOILER ALERT if anyone wishes to see her with a face falling off completely embarrassed, i would definitely check this movie out.

OFF TO GO GET ZYDRATE, please watch this movie, I love it!

current mood: exhausted
current music: Zydrate Anatomy

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Friday, February 4th, 2011
7:06 pm - Work Ethic.
Definition of Job: # A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession.
# A position in which one is employed.

1. A task that must be done: Washing the windows is not my job.
2. A specified duty or responsibility. See synonyms at task.

1. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee: an expensive repair job.
2. The object to be worked on.
3. Something resulting from or produced by work. (thanks answers.com)

I have come to realize that the work ethic of some of my coworkers is annoying. Before I continue, I'd like to say how yes I have had my days of working where I feel like doing absolutely nothing, we all have them, however, when you show up to work day after day after day and do NOTHING, it is not acceptable.

I work in retail in a clothes store (the name of which will remain anonymous), which in and of itself can be very frustrating, hectic hours, dealing with the general public (which can be quite rude), inconsistent scheduling, not having a weekend, and getting to lunch on time. Retail is much more stressful than it looks, I guarantee. When it comes to coworkers it also gets to be very troubling.

I work with a person, for the sake of giving her a name lets call her Fran. Fran is on welfare, she has 3 kids that she cannot afford and a 4th one is on the way. She works in my store, and has a history of not doing anything. She likes to stand around by the register when there is plenty to be done when there are no customers, like folding clothes, putting clothes from the fitting room away, and cleaning up making our store look shoppable... but if there is no customer for her to be rude too (not talking, not really folding clothes just kinda throwing them in the bag, and being short with the customer saying mhm, yea, uh-huh things our store manager sort of frowns on because its not engaging a customer) she simply stands around or goes shopping (which you shouldn't do on the clock because that is poor work ethic) and I cannot stand that.

I feel like if you have a job you should be happy because there are unfortunate people all over the world who have been laid off and have no job. I feel like the hours I work and the effort I put into doing my job, I feel as if that is me not only earning my keep, but earning my right to have my job and keep it. I see people who work hard for PENNIES and don't care what the pay is because dammit they have a job, and granted working retail doesn't pay much but its better than making a $0 income. It irritates me that someone like Fran has her job, when there are people who would be willing to do our job and get paid her share and actually earn it. And when children are involved, and you cannot particularly afford to be having a monstrous amount of children, you would think that the person like Fran would work harder for her kids, to ensure that on slow months like January, that you're getting hours to make money for your kids.

Just a random rant, but it bothers me that people take their jobs for granted. I give my best at work because it makes me feel better that I have a job and I am earning my right to keep it. Good luck to the people who are currently unemployed, I wish jobs find you soon.

current mood: frustrated
current music: Built for Sin: Framing Hanley

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