Thursday, March 26, 2009

007 Cat

Lindsay and Neil have a kitty named Kosmo. I’ve never lived with a cat before. It takes some getting used to. First off, Kosmo thinks he is James Bond on a never ending mission. He thinks I am after him. I walk into a room and he tip toes around me and then jets off down the hallway like is running for his life and hides in their bedroom.

Heaven forbid I try to pet him! He pretends to be nice for 4 seconds and then bites me. The look of satisfaction after he bites me is just perverted. Lindsay says he has to get used to me. I may not have lived with this cat for more than 2 months, but I have known him for almost 2 years.

Another problem is that I forget to do a fur check before I leave the house and I will walk into work or dinner with friends and THEN notice that I am covered in grey fur. It’s just a delightful surprise.

Another problem is that I live in constant fear that he is going to poop in my shoe. You read that right. One of the first times Lindsay stayed at Neil’s house over a year ago, Kosmo pooped right in her shoe. He is so bad! I shouldn’t talk too much smack as he is sick right now. He has spent the last 2 days in quarantine (our bathroom.) He puked and pee’d all over the apartment while we were sleeping. If only he could understand English. All he has to do is pee in the special litter so we can get a sample to the vet. If he just does that, he will be free!! But no. Instead I have to shower while trying to keep a crying kitty from jumping in to the tub.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Deer Spotting

I am a 23 year old displaced Christian. I grew up here in the burbs of Philly, yes. However, I spent my college years in the bible belt – Lancaster PA. After moving back to the burbs of Philly, I find myself longing to be back. Religion is much more welcome there. Here, it is treated as an obligation. I still haven’t found a church and I have been back almost 4 years. Also, Lancaster was over all friendlier, slower and simpler. I actually went deer spotting! This is what people would do there: Put on some warm clothes, load into the car with beers. Guys in the front, girls in the back, windows down. Music blasting. We would drive around the sticks on Lancaster and when we saw a deer, we would stop and shine a high powered flash light on it……….I’ll give you a second to take that in. That was the purpose. Also – I’m pretty sure its illegal. The guys just thought it was hilarious. Us girls would sit in the back, bundled up and talk about the boys or school or whatever. Yet, those were some of the best nights of my life. I've never had fun like that here.

I even liked the grocery stores better there. They had Weis. Here we have Giant, Acme or Genaurdis. I don’t know why I liked Weiss so much but I did. Do you have Weis? Do you prefer it?

John hates that I miss Lancaster so much. He thinks I’m wrong about it. He says if I went back today, the things that made me happy then would not make me happy now. He says I need to find happiness here. I’m finally trying. I’ve just never been a really happy person on the inside. I project happiness but it’s not a huge part of my everyday process. John is helping me realize that I have to find hapiness. Hence the blog and etsy stores and jobs. We'll see where it takes me!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Not again

I have started blogs twice before. I end up getting so insecure, thinking that no one cares what I have to say. However, I am such a fan of the blog community that I got sucked in yet again. The funniest part is that I have even less time now to devote to a blog than I had before. Yet, for some reason I have more motivation now. I work full time at a desk job. I work evenings scooping ice cream and weekends serving tables. I also have 2 shops on Etsy and plan on adding more hand made products after the summer ends. Does anyone know how I can learn to sew for free? I am also considering starting a business. I am lucky that I have a great boyfriend who is supportive of me finding my dreams. (I guess that’s what I classify these endeavors as.) If you are reading this, wow. God bless you.

Location: Pennsylvania, in a suburb near Philadelphia. No, I don’t see Amish people where I live. No, I don’t know Jon & Kate + 8. Although, that would be cool. My younger sister (we’ll call her Baby,) told me that this is their last season. Can anyone verify that?
Also – I live with Lindsay & Neil. We have a sweet 2 bedroom second floor place.

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