Thursday, January 21, 2010


No mechanic or credit card company stories to regale you with from this past Monday. But I was slightly sick starting on Sunday so I guess that I still had a crappy Monday. (Pun intended. Yes indeed.)

I'm only 3 days away from my next adventure!

p.s. according to WikiAnswers, the word Monday "originates from the Angl0-Saxon monandaeg, "the moon's day". This day was sacred to the goddess of the moon."
Which made me think of the character Moondoggie, from Gidget. Hence the, you know, title.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

all aboard!

I spent an enjoyable day with the family. We took my nephew to ride the mini train with the Orange County Model Engineers, Inc. According the their brochure, there are 20,000 feet of track located over 40 acres of property. The property that the small trains run over is simple green grass dotted with trees. It's a no-frills operation.

The train ride was quite and peaceful. I was a wonderful experience and I wished that I lived closer so that I could visit more often.

If you live in Orange County I highly recommend visiting them. Please take a look at their website for more info.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

ain't no trans am

I'm not sure why, but I am fascinated by people who are transvestites or who are transgendered. I am happiest when I spot a cross dresser who is trying to pass as a man/woman. And when I say "fascinated", I don't mean in a sideshow way. I admire anyone who is willing to take the steps to make themselves happy. But, I just want to be their friend.

Anyone know a good therapist for moi?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010


Early this morning it rained so hard, I could hear it running off of the roof. I wish that I could wake up to that sound more often.

Monday, January 11, 2010

I'll tell you why I don't like Mondays

Today I had to rumble with my mechanic. He made a supremely stupid mistake and then has tried to play victim when it comes to shelling out the dough to fix his mistake.
Call the waaahmbulance, seƱior.
It seems that Mondays for me are very bad indeed.
I'm hoping that since next Monday is a holiday, I'll get a breather.

Keep your fingers crossed for me!

Saturday, January 9, 2010

(not so) fantastic, made of plastic

I use plastic sandwich bags every day and I feel so guilty about it. Does anyone have any recommendations for an alternate container? I know that there's Tupperware and all sorts of plastic containers out there, but I wonder if the continued exposure to hot water will be harmful in the long run.

Monday, January 4, 2010

giving credit where credit is due

I have set many goals for myself for 2010 and most of them are connected to my finances. Since May of 2009 I have gotten rid of a gym membership, a storage unit and garage sale-d alot of stuff I just don't need. I've been making progress in paying down my two credit cards and I expect to pay at least one of them off this year.

Today I tried to do a balance transfer with a BofA credit card. Instead of raising my credit limit to allow the transfer, they actually lowered it. Which makes me look like an irresponsible credit card holder, and will surely have a domino effect on both cards and could ultimately ruin a very excellent credit score.

Sure, I'm not planning on purchasing a house, but I do plan on moving and I bet any new landlord will see this mess and I could get denied an apartment.

So Bank of America, I'm making you my priority now. I'm paying you off and closing you out. You've left a very bad taste in my mouth. I won't forget it, either.

I am done.