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Calvin: *sitting at his desk, doing homework* Everything is so darn hard! I wish I could just take a pill to be perfect and I wish I could just push a button to have anything I want.

Hobbes: The American dream lives on.

Calvin: Why should I have to *work* for everything?! It’s like saying I don’t deserve it!

Listening: ‘So What’ by Pink (This music video cracks me up!)

Reading: After this, I’m off to do math. Test #2 tomorrow!

Thinking: I miss my con family.

How to Annoy Me: Come in and wake me at 3 in the morning after I kicked you out two hours ago so I could get some sleep.

How to Charm Me: Tell me “I shouldn’t be out here alone with you. You’re exactly my type. Dark hair….beautiful….” in an Irish accent. *swoon* 😉

Quote of the Day: In the Lord of the Rings, they took forever to get their asses out of the shire! – Gary Braunbeck

Since I will be gone this weekend, I’m doing Friday’s now.

Listening: ‘New World’ by Bjork (This was one of my favorite dances from my first semester in MoCo.)

Enjoying: “…humility can be zee only vay forward!”

Thinking: I am so going to forget something.

How to Annoy Me: Continue to tell me that I’m not going to get any sleep this weekend. I will so smother you with a pillow…

How to Charm Me: Wave frantically and yell “I missed you” in the middle of dance class.

Quote of the Day: When everyone is thinking the same, no one is thinking. – John Wooden

Listening: ‘Pork and Beans’ by Weezer (Thanks RWG!)

Reading: ‘Porn for Women’ (Go on, click it. You know you want to. *devil grin*)

Thinking: Something’s gotta give…

Enjoying: Independent Woman played by kittehs!

How to Annoy Me: Get irritated when I ask to see your I.D. YOU WROTE IT ON THE BACK OF THE FRAKKING CARD!

How to Charm Me: Tell AmVets they’ve got nerve for asking us to box up the crap before they’ll take it.

Quote of the Day: I’m dancing to the music of the madness inside me. – George C. Wolfe

Listening: ‘Wunderkind’ by Alanis Morissette

Reading: ‘For Her Husband’

Thinking: Ah, more male eye candy.

How to Annoy Me: Try to bait me by saying you aren’t baiting me and then get annoyed when I assume you are baiting me.

How to Charm Me: Help me get into my math class, finally.

Quote of the Day: Bitch took my ride! – BSG

Watching: ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

Thinking: Hope I don’t screw this up.

How to Annoy Me: You aren’t going to bait me into retaliating.

How to Charm Me: Help me find two of the last pieces to my costume.

Quote of the Day: You know what’s wrong with you, Miss Whoever-you-are? You’re chicken. You got no guts. You’re afraid to say, “Okay, life’s a fact.” People do fall in love. People do belong to each other, because that’s the only chance anybody’s got for real happiness. You call yourself a free spirit, a wild thing. You’re terrified somebody’s going to stick you in a cage. Well, baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself. And it’s not bound by Tulip, Texas, or Somaliland. It’s wherever you go. Because no matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself. – Breakfast at Tiffany’s

And since I was busy all weekend…

Would You Rather Weekday: Would you rather run a mile or give a speech in English class?

Listening: ‘Disturbia’ by Rihanna (Aptly named. Freak-a-zoid music video!)

Reading: Still reading ‘Mercy’. I wish I had more time for pleasure reading! Stupid math…

Thinking: I’ve got the pattern, fabric, hooks and eyes, zipper, and ribbon. Now I just have to put it all together. Hmm….what could I possibly be making? 😀

How to Annoy Me: Bite my head off for a simple mistake. Yes, I screwed up. My. Bad.

How to Charm Me: Come help me haul the boxes from the church and insist on lifting the heavy stuff.

Quote of the Day: If you forgive people enough, you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not – squatter’s rights of the heart. – James Hilton

Listening: ‘Money Can’t Buy It’ by Annie Lennox

Reading: ‘Mercy’ by Jodi Picoult

Thinking: Damn power lines…

How to Annoy Me: Mess with me when you know I’m tired and crabby.

How to Charm Me: Chat with me while you ring me up. Friendly people are so rare.

Quote of the Day: What power has love but forgiveness? In other words, by it’s intervention, what has been done can be undone. What good is it otherwise? – William Carlos Williams

Listening: ‘You Want Me Too’ by Sarah McLachlan

Reading: ‘List of Women Warriors in Literature and Pop Culture’ (Basically, women who kick ass!)

Thinking: I just love power outtages…

How to Annoy Me: Keep turning off in the middle of me trying to talk to a friend online.

How to Charm Me: Have all the women in the church go to an awesome movie together! (Highly recommend ‘The Women’.)

I have noticed a trend in guys that really drives me (and most other women I know) insane. If they like a girl and she isn’t paying attention to them (or worse, she’s paying attention to another guy), they will start acting crazy in an attempt to get her attention. They’ve done it to me, they’ve done it to my friends, I’ve even caught guys in groups of strangers doing it.

Guys, I don’t know why you think this is a good idea. Unless the girl is easily amused (and I’m talking she still thinks that you sticking straws up your nose is hilarious), you are only going to succeed in annoying her. I’m pretty sure this is the opposite of what you are trying to accomplish. It is the equivelent of pulling our hair or tripping us on the playground. We don’t find it funny and it makes us want to ignore you even more.

If you feel ignored by us, try talking to us about it. If you like us, just be up front and tell us. Yes, I realize that you are risking your pride and the fact that the girl may reject you. But I promise that if she has any sense, she will respect you more for just being honest and putting it out there. I know that for me personally, if you are annoying me, I’m not going to want to spend time with you. If you like me and I don’t like you back, I can deal with that. I’m not going to act weird about it once you’ve told me and I’m not going to stop being your friend. (As long as you understand that “no” really does mean “no” and don’t continue to ask me out and pester me. Then we’re back to the “You’re annoying me” stage.)

Acting crazy gets you attention but it’s not the kind of attention you want. Though I suppose if we had to choose between you annoying us or going all Othello on us, most girls would prefer to be annoyed.


Yes, I realize that girls can pull this crap too. Or worse, we try to make the other girl that you’re tallking to/interested in look bad. But because I’m a girl, I witness more of the guy tatics because more of them are aimed at me. I’m not saying that women don’t subscribe to this brand of crazy. (Because, really, who does crazy better than women?) We just seem to have less of a propensity towards it.

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