Casual troubles

Usually my friends and I will talk about dating. I know. It’s totally normal. It’s actually a pretty popular topic among most of the people I know. A girl I know is dating a guy and she has been saying that she isn’t really happy with him. She said that he never talks to her

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Couple Issues

I have been driving my car a lot recently and it seems possibly I may have a problem with something that I should probably get checked out. I don’t know though because when it comes to cars I”m not really the kind of person who knows a lot about that stuff. I think that I’m

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Much to do

For most of what I was thinking about it involves things that I have to do here. So basically I am going to get dressed and then I am going to see if I can put new laces in my shoes. I was looking at some health options and was looking to see what there

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Planning our voyage

Regarding some of the things I Have been thinking about doing, most of my friends have been wanting to go to someplace we haven’t been before so that means that we are probably going to be going to another spot.  I mean, there are a few places I would like to go but I am

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Some of what I do

I think that it would be productive if I were to get some things that I could not notify the things that I have to do while I was working and by letting other people do them I would probably just give myself more openness for working on other things. For this I have been

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Casual troubles

Casual troubles

Usually my friends and I will talk about dating.

I know.

It’s totally normal. It’s actually a pretty popular topic among most of the people I know. A girl I know is dating a guy and she has been saying that she isn’t really happy with him. She said that he never talks to her and she feels like she’s kind of doing her own thing and he is just really not that involved in the relationship. I knew how she felt because I dated a significant other like that before. It bit. Seriously. I wanted to do things and they were just like I’m not sure, I don’t know. And I would ask if they had any preferences for things and they seemed to never tell me anything. And I tried to make things better but it never really happened. I got pretty annoyed with the vibe. And the single thing I thought I could do was break up with them.

When my friend and I were talking she was saying that she was kind of displeased with everything and didn’t know if there was anything she could do. I told her there was, and she could always talk to him, but since that didn’t seem to be working she could either let him know through her behavior that she wasn’t happy, or she could just decide not to be with him anymore. Then what she said was kind of crazy, because she said that she had been kind of thinking about that but didn’t want to start any drama. Usually I agree that drama is bad, but I think that if the other person isn’t necessarily listening to you perhaps you should do something so they know it’s a big deal to you. I am not saying you should do anything weird, but at least tell them you’re wanting to stop dating them because you aren’t happy with how things are going.

However, there are things that are basically rules of a relationship that are useful to do in a relationship. I have dated people where nothing you say really seems to make much of an influence so you have to be like alright, I do not like this. And I am not going to date you anymore. And then it’s up to them however by that time you usually don’t want to date them anymore anyway.

So I told her she needs to figure out what she wants to do and then talk to him about it or have a talk with him to make her position clear and let him know that she isn’t going to be with him right now.

Couple Issues

Couple Issues

I have been driving my car a lot recently and it seems possibly I may have a problem with something that I should probably get checked out. I don’t know though because when it comes to cars I”m not really the kind of person who knows a lot about that stuff. I think that I’m probably going to bring it to a BMW repair shop here. I figure that they will be bale to loo at it and figure out what is going on. I am pretty aware that they will know more about this than me so it’s probably my best bet to take it there. But the other thing that I need to do is talk to them about getting my passenger side door fixed. For some reason it hasn’t been shutting right and I feel like there aren’t many other things I can do to solve this. Like, if I close it it closes, but it seems weird. I’m not really sure how to explain it. I am pretty sure there is something wrong with it but I don’t really know if I am going to be able to figure out what the deal is. I will probably just mention it to them and see if they can figure out what is going on. Most importantly however I feel like a major concern is going to be finding out what is the basis for these concerns. I think that my car has been pretty good but you know it’s like you want to make sure that whatever you d is going be alright.

I think that my favorite store is going to be having a lunch r something coming up so I am going to talk to them and see if there is anything I can find. But most of all I really just want to see what they are going to do. I usually shop there a few times a week and I think that this could be interesting. When they get this sort of thing going on it can be cool, usually, because it lets people see a different aspect to the company. So often it’s like something where everyone is just doing their own thing but in these situations it can be pretty awesome. What I really like about these, though, is that you can basically have a different kind of vibe going on in the store which makes it a bit relaxing compared with how things tend to conclude.

Much to do

Much to do

For most of what I was thinking about it involves things that I have to do here. So basically I am going to get dressed and then I am going to see if I can put new laces in my shoes. I was looking at some health options and was looking to see what there was. I noticed that self directed support could be a plan that would be appropriate depending on conditions. And then while I was doing that I realized that there are some other things I wanted to finish, like for example I need to order some things. But mostly I am just going to go see my friend because he w as telling me about this rug he got and how it’s like the greatest thing and I really want to see. And then I am going to attempt to clean my places because it is dirty. Like, I know that a lot of people don’t like to clean, but I don’t. And then I am going to have to go through everything in my dining room an basically just get it all put away. There is a lot of stuff everywhere so I need to do it. And then it will look a lot better. I like having a beautiful home but it’s not really how I keep it supposedly I do too much because it requires doing this other stuff. I was going to think that I should just do it more but I don’t. I don’t know why. It’s just something that I don’t really like. So that is pretty much the things that I was going to do. Mostly though it’s just that I like being in my place and I think that I know how I Have everything and if I don’t go and do that it’ snot like I can’t find things. I’m not a hoarder, I’m just not really that used to putting things away. It’s the kind of thing where I figure that because I am just doing it this way that it’s not going to turn into anything. So then it kind of is some situation though where I realize that it’s cluttered. That’s when I say hey, this needs to be put away. And that is what I am going to do now. So that is prat of the stuff that I was planning doing and I think that it will make a decent change to the way things are here because then I will be able to have more things and it won’t be like there is all this stuff all over and that will make things more how I want them so that was part of what I was going to do and then I think that I should probably get to work on that because I want to do projects and that is what I need to do in order to do that and that way it will make my home more inviting and I think I will be more joyous living here.

Planning our voyage

Planning our voyage

Regarding some of the things I Have been thinking about doing, most of my friends have been wanting to go to someplace we haven’t been before so that means that we are probably going to be going to another spot.  I mean, there are a few places I would like to go but I am going to choose something with my friends because we usually have a good vacation when we do that. Breckenridge is where we are going and there is going to be a basic summary of what we are doing. There are a few things I would like to do there but basically I am going to be getting some practice in. I have not been a place where I could ski in a while so I am going to be doing that there. And then you have the Breckenridge transportation firm that I am going to be using. So that is what we are going to take to get there.

The thing that I want to do while I am there is just go and check out all of the different hills they have there. Most of what i have seen has looked really nice but I don’t really know much about it and there are a few people there that are going to be there with us so I think that everything will be interesting. When I am there I was thinking that it would be possible if the people were in the mood to do some traveling too but mostly I think we are going to carve. When it comes to that I am not really that handy but I think that I can get some good instruction from some of the people there who are by far more skillful. So then I assume that there are going to be some other activities there wherever we stay but mostly that’s not the reason I am desiring  to check this out. And talking to myself about all of this is what I am doing to get myself in the mindset to go since there aren’t too many other things I would do because I don’t wan to be going on about it. But when I am there it should be the sort of thing where the way I try to do things is going to be effective and then I’ll get some good adventures in. For now though I’m just really deciding what I need to do to plan stuff about this. Going along with what I have been seeing should be the practical course to take.

Some of what I do

Some of what I do

I think that it would be productive if I were to get some things that I could not notify the things that I have to do while I was working and by letting other people do them I would probably just give myself more openness for working on other things. For this I have been looking around to see what is available because it’s not something that I Have done. So I was thinking about using online bookkeeping services because I think that would be benefit for what I am doing. But the thing is since this is something that I Need to find out more about I’m going to have to do a lot of searching to find what I think would be best. I have an idea however and it’s probably going to be something where I’m going to get in touch with some firm that does this and give them the info they need and then I’ll be able to keep everything up and running simply by having them do it. But I want to make sure that is how it works before i do anything because if it were something else I would prefer to know. But you have to think about the idea that they do this for many clients so they probably know what they are doing and it would likely be something that they would have a lot of experience in and that would make it go more seamlessly than if I were to do it myself. So I think that I will probably have to get something like that. As far as if there was anything else I would want to do it would seem that for now that is the only thing I am thinking about passing. Most of the other stuff I do is stuff that I can complete myself and I think that it’s probably best for now if I were to do it that way because I like to be the person doing everything so I know that it is working that way. It’s not that I don’t feel that other people could do it, but when I am responsible for it then I know that all the things are going to fit decently. I guess I could still do it the other way but you know, it’s probably something that wouldn’t need to be done that way. Maybe later I will see if there is anything else I want to do but I think that as far as this going I am probably going to just do it this way.

Fresh And Cool

Fresh And Cool

Going shopping for a new laundry basket is not my favorite thing in the world, but it’s something that I need to do. I have been thinking about getting one for a while and the handle on the one I have is kind of weird so I’m just going to get a new one. But that made me think, I should probably be getting some other cleaning items, too. When I have to clean my kitchen I like to use those paper towels that they have at the store, although i don’t remember the brand, but they’re the ones with the picture on the front. Ok, that probably doesn’t help at all. And I also need to get some more towels for my bathroom. But probably the most important purchase I need to make is a new vacuum. I really just sweep my place and I think that I would do better if I had a vacuum. If you’ve ever watched any TV commercials, there is a lot of competition for vacuums, and everyone says theirs is the best. There are also some that are quite expensive, from brands like Dyson, Bissell, and Hoover. Since there are so many, I’m going to have to do some research to find which one is the best. I was reading about the Hoover Power Scrub and it might do what I need, and of course there are those crazy ones from Dyson that I have seen and I’m sure they work well, too, but they are probably a bit much for what I’d like.

I also need to clean my place. You would think that since I Have such a small apartment that there wouldn’t be much stuff to get dirty, but you would be wrong. My floors seem to attract dirt and I need to clean them which is part of the reason I am looking for a vacuum. The other thing is that when I have friends come over they like to make a mess although I’m not sure how but I think I should probably get them to start cleaning up after themselves. I also think that I should make them clean and then they might not be so messy, although it might be kind of rude to ask your friends to clean your place because it’s not their place. But when I get some things to help clean then I’m going to try and keep my place a bit better looking and not quite so disorganized.

So Many Nerds

So Many Nerds

It’s good that website design has become so popular. I’m not talking about professional companies and stuff, but I mean just in general, there are so many people with blogs and stuff now that the overall tools used to put your own stuff on the internet have become more available to everybody. This has made it so that just about learning what you need to know to make a personal site can be done without much trouble. If you compare this to back where making them took specialized knowledge and everything, it’s definitely a nice change.

Obviously the internet is interesting to me. I have this blog and you’ve probably got one, too, and if you’re reading mine then you like it. But there are some displays that are much more complicated. You can have a blog that is quite simple and just has some posts or whatever on it, or you can have a store with a bunch of different items and stuff, or of course there are websites for other companies, and there are teams who make them, like this hotel website design company that makes stuff that is way more designated for specific viewers than what I do. That’s something that I bet is a lot of interesting work and he end result is you have a website that is used by an actual corporation which is probably cool to sit back and be like hey, I made that website.

But I’m not talking about stuff that is that complicated; I meant just more like the normal kind of pages you can go online and make. There have been many different changes to the general way that sites are looked at and I think the ease that people can get their own up is actually quite impressive. I mean you still have to pay for hosting and stuff, but it’s still kind of awesome to think that you can make a page about whatever you want and other people can see it. People tend to think that it is really complicated and takes a lot of effort and everything, but that’s not really accurate although I suppose it may seem that way. Many people have their own writings online and I enjoy reading those of my friends as well as other people that I don’t know in real life but enjoy what they say. In fact, I probably read more from people that I don’t have much contact with than from people that I see on my own at work, although I know most of what is going on with them so I don’t need to read it that way.

We Do Not Have Autobahns Here

We Do Not Have Autobahns Here

My friend is a bit of a reckless driver. I’m actually glad that he recently moved to the city and sold his car because now whenever he has to go somewhere he just takes public transit. The only thing I really didn’t like about riding along with him was that he didn’t really pay attention to the speed limits. He’s a good driver in town, but on the highway he would go a bit faster than what I would prefer. And to be fair, really the only time he did that was when he was the only car on the road, but it’s still probably not a good idea. Regardless of their reasons, speed limits are there for a reason. At any rate, right before he moved to the city he got a speeding ticket. He said he was going to try and argue against it but he was going so fast and he was the only car on the road so I’m not really sure what his defense is going to be. Maybe he’s just going to see if he can create a good argument.

I told my friend he is lucky that he just got a speeding ticket and didn’t get into an accident or anything. I’m pretty sure that if you get into an accident because you were speeding that you’re going to get an even bigger fine.

I’m not too sure how it works, though. I would have to ask a car accident lawyer about it. The one thing I do know, though, is that they don’t mess around when it comes to making sure people are following the law. I’ve seen random checks for insurance at tolls, where after you pay they wave you over and ask to see proof of insurance. I know you can also get pulled over if your license plate sticker isn’t up to date, and that even happened to one of my friends who forgot to put the new one on. It didn’t even matter; they still had to go to court and show proof they had it. The way I see it, driving is one of those things where you want to make sure you have everything that you need. License, stickers, whatever else you need, try to keep it on you or in your automobile so that you have it if you need it. The last thing you want is to need to show your papers to someone and you’re like “uh, hold on, they’re there somewhere.”

Patio Ideas

Patio Ideas

Studying gardening is something I’ve been trying to do.  I have only really ever grown a few things before and that was just something I tried to see how it would work.  I don’t even really have a full area decorated for that purpose or anything but I think that if it’s something I enjoy I could see myself making one.  I’ve got a good area that would work for that purpose and I’d put little benches and stuff out there so that when I had company come over we could actually go outside and have a place to hang out rather than having to stay on the little part in my yard now where the grill is.  There isn’t really much room the way everything is set up.  Actually, there are a few other things I want for my backyard as well.  For starters, I need to get a little stone path that goes from the house into the main yard.  I think those are fancy looking and it might work well since my backyard is shaped kind of a weird way.

I also want to get some kind of table so that when my friends come over and we are eating in the back yard there is a place for everyone to sit.  Standing around works, but it’s better if there’s a table so you can relax and have a better experience.

And I was also thinking about getting some aluminium garden furniture that is able to be moved around so that if people want to sit somewhere else, or if they wanted to go out in the yard and take a seat while waiting for their turn to play a game or whatever there would be a place for them to do so.  And speaking of games, I want to get some that people can play when I invite them over.  I know there are things like horseshoes or whatever but I don’t really like that game so I was leaning more toward that bean bag game where you try to get it into the hole whose name I can’t remember the name right at this moment but I’m sure you would know the one I am talking about.  It’s got two teams and you alternate tossing them and whoever gets more in the hole is the winner.  I’m sure most people have seen it.

Those are the things that would probably make my back yard a bit more entertaining for parties and stuff, and they’re on my list.

I Am Thinking About Moving

I Am Thinking About Moving

I have been wondering if I should move.  My friend told me that he just moved to Oregon and he really likes it there.  I don’t know if that’s my scene but staying in the same place for a while can make me kind of antsy.  I want to move to a new place but that would require finding a place, and then once I move there I’d have to get all settled in and learn where everything is, etc.  I would also need to get a car if I move out of the city. I live in the city right now and take the train everywhere.  If I didn’t have that available I’d have to drive and that would require getting a car.  I probably wouldn’t buy a car, though, but would look at a Mercedes C Class lease and drive that for my traveling needs.  I don’t really drive that much, or I probably wouldn’t, so I’m sure I wouldn’t go over the mileage amounts they give you.  I mean, this assumes that I lived close to wherever my job was and i only went to the grocery store a few times a week and I didn’t take any road trips or anything.  But like I said, I don’t think I would do any of that stuff.  I think a bigger question is am I going to move out of the city.

I like the environment but there are also some nice things in the suburbs so I don’t know.  I will probably have to see what is available although I don’t even know if I want to move.  Maybe a vacation would be more in order.  I think that I just want to go somewhere that is different from here and get a break and then come back.  I think I could get the days off from work and then when I came back I’d be refreshed and ready to go.  The only thing then is deciding where I want to go.  I might just go visit my friend.  Or I might have to go up to Canada.  You probably thought I was going to say Mexico or somewhere that is closer to the equator.   I don’t like that kind of weather.  But really, I just need to clear my head and get some relaxation so I thin that wherever I go should have a massage place available so I can relax as much as I want.  And then when I get back I’ll be ready to decide where I want to go or if I want to move anywhere at all and what I am going to do because I like living here.

Favorite Stuff Online

Favorite Stuff Online

I think that I am pretty active online because I go on a lot of forums and I visit a lot of websites and I actually use my computer quite a bit, and I even go on Facebook and stuff although I don’t think I use it that much.  One thing that I’ve noticed is that there are some people who are really into Facebook.  I mean like they love it.  Ok, I will use it to see what my friends are doing or to send somebody something if I think they read, but that’s about it.  I don’t message all my friends all the time and that stuff.  I will use Facebook to like some of the things that I am interested in, however, although I just do that for fun.  It will spark a conversational thread something like an actual real life conversational thread when you find out that your friend likes the same store as you or whatever and then you talk about it.  Except in real life it just gets mentioned in passing, like “have you been to the Knight’s Cafe?  That place is awesome!”  And then your discussion goes from there.  On Facebook, if you happen to see that your friend liked something, you can comment on it and talk about how much you guys like it.  I think it’s kind of weird, though, because it’s almost like you’re supposed to like things that you like.  As if that’s the point of using Facebook.  I guess it’s designed to make people talk about the stuff they like, but I don’t quite see why you need a social media website to do that.  I can just talk to my friends about stuff.

The thing that is kind of strange to me though is that you can actually buy likes for your page.  Like if you are trying to make it seem like a lot of people are following you or whatever, I guess you can have some company like your page.  I’m not sure I see the need for that but there are some companies that seem to be in that industry and I guess there’s a market for it.  I think I’ll just like the things my friends post and not worry about how many people are liking my stuff, or what is going on, and on that note why does Facebook always seem to keep track of the kind of things like that that don’t even matter, and I also wonder if there’s something that I’m just not  understanding, but I think I’ll just keep using Facebook to post about my day and stuff instead.

Sounds Chat

Sounds Chat

It’s pretty interesting how far hearing aids have advanced. I was talking to someone the other day who was telling me that there are models that are really small and fit entirely in your ear. Well, almost entirely. It’s nice because that way you don’t have to worry aout a big device in your ear. I think that probably makes them easier to wear. It seems like you might not even realize that a person was wearing one.

We were also talking about the subject of sound and how it’s strange that some people really like to listen to music with certain frequencies. I have seen a lot of people that are really into music with a lot of bass. There is even a genre specific to that. But it’s also kind of strange how some people will really like one kind of sound and another person doesn’t like it. For example, there is a sound that our microwave makes when you press a button and I don’t mind it at all. In fact, it’s a normal appliance beep that you would expect. But my friend for some reason can’t stand it. Like he seriously won’t use the microwave when he comes over because he says he doesn’t like that sound atll. Not in general, just my partcicular microwave.

And it’s so weird to me because it doesn’t even bother me at all. I didn’t even pay any attention to it until he pointed it out.

So I guess everyone has their own preferences about what they do and don’t like. I do and so does just about everyone else.

We also talked a bit about speakers but that’s kind of a different topic. We are both into sound quality and were sharing some of the things we knew about spekaers for our home theaters and shelf stereos and it was a learning experience because I know there are a lot of different kinds of speakers available but I don’t really know that much about which kinds are best for what applications although I know that there are some that are designed for like watching movies or whatever and giving a certain kind of output and then there are others that are used for things like listening to music. I am aware there are some similarities but I’m not really sure of anything more than that. So it was interesting to talk to someone who knows about that.