Archive | July, 2008
31 Jul

thankful thursday

  • second chances
  • my best friends
  • my best friends returning home ❤
  • meds, sleep
  • my daddy, for helping me move back home
  • frosted lemon and frost paint
  • environmentally friendly options for everything
  • all the people who check up on me, like auntie michelle
  • my sg, squad, drama, fair girls
  • productive days
  • lazy days
  • the convenience of having friends live in my building, (cpk2north, pside)
  • having all of my stuff in one place
  • being able to start anew with my room at home
  • my upcoming time off from work
  • alex+cstone+”111″ who’ve been spectacular friends to me this summer
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24 Jul

thankful thursday

  • light switches that work
  • packages in the mail
  • going home to bmore
  • my best friends
  • my americorps app going through
  • good editors
  • sparse comma usage
  • art that makes me stop and wonder
  • music that calms+livens my heart
  • tons to do at work lately
  • my first magazine spread at work!
  • health insurance
  • thanks and encouragement; especially after some of the longest days of my life
  • mira; seriously the best coworker, assistant director ever
  • sometimes doing art in my free time
  • raquel; she’s alive, healthy, and ready to listen to my endless rambling
  • sleep; i’m so tired lately. moreso than when i had mono
  • meds; dxm, guaifenesin, ibuprofen
  • nice doctors who understand the problems of health insurance
  • seeing my boys and laughing about silliness like breaking chairs
  • just happening to catch project runway at b.face’s
  • friends that listen after i have crappy days (several in a row) and don’t mind
  • dinner groups, dinner plans, good food
  • trying new foods, learning to cook new things
  • best friends
17 Jul

thankful thursday

  • finally learning, after 2.5yrs, how to work the paper towel dispenser in the
    bathroom at work

  • dinner buddies
  • friends who live in the same building and its like cpk2north all over again
  • restaurant weeks
  • living near a major US city
  • sleep+meds that are sustaining me
  • health insurance
  • faux healthy meals, or at least learning how to incorporate new veggies into
    dinners

  • foodie friends
  • the recent return of italian ice to my life
  • concerts!
  • people who watch out me for when i do stupid things
  • people who look out for friends in general
  • the first everything performance going well
  • people who know directions/roads
  • good music
  • having a sense of direction
  • kitchen fans
  • vegetables, healthy lifestyles, exercise
  • people who know how to cook
  • people who share fav cookbooks!
  • finally getting mcagfair to help me
  • getting a lot done at work this week now that people are on vaca/work from home
  • feeling important at work
11 Jul

thankful thursday

  • living close enough to home to grab a car when i need it
  • friends that take care of and look out for me
  • standards; good food, good beer, and good drinks are not good when below
    par

  • chances to sleep in
  • visiting new places, meeting new people
  • good phone calls and conversations
  • text messaging even if i technically shouldn’t use it since i don’t have a plan
    with it

  • wake up messages/calls, a good way to start my day
  • being the girl that mingles and gets along with everyone
  • silly “accomplishments” like not hitting people
  • pside parking permits
  • my fam who i occasionally go home to see yet loves me all the same
  • moving home, a familiar place with a car and food
  • productive work days
  • enough projects to work on at work
  • design retreat/day at the bay
  • going on a boat for the first time
  • having the sort of coworkers you can wear a bikini in front of and drink
  • being close to the eastern shore
  • caffeine when i’m crazy tired
  • naps when my body is stressed out
  • seeing b.face happy and alive when we brought her rita’s
  • good times with good friends
  • my new desk at work with a glorious window!
  • bluelines, b/c that means a project is almost done
  • fridays, weekends, time to catch up on sleep and running
3 Jul

thankful thursday

  • lunch breaks on the engineering field dugout benches
  • going to a sports event; my first O’s game since i was in elm school
  • spectacular company at the O’s game
  • potential concerts and concert buddies; jon mclaughlin, priscilla ahn, redshift
  • gorgeous weather; sudden downpours, cool air, clear mornings
  • people who know how to cook and make me food
  • people with connections
  • my endless supply of people to hang out with
  • my endless supply of stuff to do
  • better posture b/c of running
  • database magic; using a database to its full potential
  • forward thinking
  • positive, helpful people
  • televisions and internet
  • the dback b/c i’d never know cp ‘news’ otherwise
  • new toys; and people that help me acquire them
  • old memories; aka cleaning out my room at home to move in my apt stuff