Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Why Not?

This makes perfect sense to me...

-via Ananova

Monday, August 23, 2004


I have had enough for today. It's been a way too long day and all I want is to go home have a nice cool glass of wine and enjoy the rest of the day.


I think I am too stupid to staple things together. After about one and a half years I am now at my third stapler. At some point it just won't staple anymore. They don't go through...I have no idea what I am doing wrong but it must be something I am doing wrong....So, because I am too embarrassed to ask for a new one I snatched one from somebody else's desk since they left. I hope I don't break this one. It's heavier so now my wrist hurts. Can you tell I'm blond?


On Saturday I made dinner and used a bunch of garlic and to this day (Monday) my hands still smell like garlic. I know there are certain ways of getting that smell off you but I haven't found it yet. I usually love garlic and how it smells but I have had enough of it....Nothing like waking up at 5:30 in the morning and instead of fresh coffee you smell garlic.

Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - Seven Texas children found in Nigeria orphanage

That is just sick. How could you do that to children?
It makes me sick when I hear stuff like that. Couldn't they make her live this way for the rest of her life? That would be just.

Monday, August 16, 2004


Today was bad. I am tired but I slept enough and then again I am cold. Just a typical Monday.


I booked our flights to Germany this weekend. We'll be there for Christmas and New Years!!!! I am so excited. I hate it when it comes to buying the tickets though. Because we first make the plans and try to figure out the schedule and I start looking at prices. I usually find cheap ones and then I need to save money and then once I saved enough the tickets are more. I had luck this time though. The tickets cost as much hey did two months ago which was pretty surprising. But maybe it's because it is still 4 months out.
....only 4 months???? Cool!!!!

Friday, August 13, 2004


Isn't it wonderful? I can't wait. I am going to get my Spa-treatment tomorrow. It'll be great.
Have a nice weekend.

new medicine

Well, my step son had a doctor's appointment today and he is getting back on growth hormone. Luckily it comes it pre-filled little syringes now so I don't have to measure anymore, plus they are easier to handle. It's been over three years I think that he hasn't taken it but he needs growth hormone for the rest of his life now. They finally changed is nose spray to a pill too so that'll make things easier.

Happy Friday!

A little belated but still. It's Friday the 13th, which means it's a lucky day. And lucky I am, getting to see the opening ceremony of the Olympics tonight. I can't wait. For the next 2 weeks I'll be glued to the TV watching everything I can. How exciting!!!

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Brush, brush

OK, got to go home now and brush my teeth and then it's off to the dentist!!!!!

Adieu Zidane

French superstar Zinedine Zidane retired from international soccer Thursday, ending his career with the national team after guiding it to the 1998 World Cup championship.

Too bad. He is a great soccer player but he will continue to play for Madrid.

via Yahoo News


I am going to get my teeth cleaned today so I have a short work day. Yay!!!
I love leavingearly...Well, I would love it not coming in at all, but it's so nice, especially towards the end of the week.
Hopefully it won't take too long at the dentist to where I can enjoy some of that extra time off.

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Leaving Early!!!

We're going out to dinner so I have to go home early....Too bad.
We're going to this restaurant. Never been there but it sounds great.

Anchors Aweigh

Note: I started writing this post early this morning and forgot about it so I am posting it now.

On September 16th all new Chief Petty Officers get frocked.
Congratutions to all of you!

Stand Navy out to sea, Fight our Battle Cry;
We'll never change our course, So vicious foe steer shy-y-y-y.
Roll out the TNT, Anchors Aweigh. Sail on to Victory
And sink their bones to Davy Jones, Hooray!

Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh.
Farewell to foreign shores,
We sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay.
Through our last night on shore, Drink to the foam,
Until we meet once more.
Here's wishing you a happy voyage home.

Blue of the Mighty Deep; Gold of God's Sun
Let these colors be till all of time be done, done, done,
On seven seas we learn Navy's stern call:
Faith, Courage, Service true, with Honor, Over Honor, Over All.

The reason why I am posting this is because right now all the new Chiefs are getting initiated and I constantly have this song stuck in my head.


I used my precious lunch hour today to take advantage of DC's tax holiday. No sales tax!!! So I went shopping and found two dresses, which I will never wear since I don't wear dresses. Cool, huh?

Tuesday, August 10, 2004


Again. Not much to say. Again. I am really boring, I know.


I really need to make some more time for blogging. I hardly post anything good anymore....but then again, it was never really informative etc....
Anyways, I realize just about this time every day now that I need to post something but then there's nothing to write about. I know there are things but I'm just drawing a blank. So, I need a plan. A good one.
Or it's just that I'm lazy?????

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Monday, August 09, 2004


This was a very quite day. I am sure it'll get more exciting once I get home. But that's it for work today.


I just called a Cox guy that. He was transferring me (while I was talking to him) but apparently he could still hear me....OOPS! But he was an idiot anyways.
So, be careful when you curse at the Cox guys!!!!! Best time is to do it after you hang up.

Friday, August 06, 2004


Finally, almost time to go. Can't wait for my party!!!!
This is going to be great weekend. Hope you all fo fun too!!!


Today is soooooooooooooo slow. Probably because I want to get out of here and enjoy this day. It is so beautiful outside. No humidity and it is relatively cool for this time of the year. Perfect for sitting outside. This weekend is supposed to be the same which is great since we have to go to a picnic tomorrow. I just can't wait to be done here and go home.

Happy Birthday!!!!!

To Me!!!!!
Big 25. Damn, I'm getting old.
We'll celebrate Mexican-style tonight. Margaritas!!!!!

Thursday, August 05, 2004

Talk, talk, talk

Man. I don't mind talking to people at work. especially when it's important and makes the time go by. But now it's almost time to go already.


It's funny how fast you can get used to people and adjust to them and then all of a sudden it is hard to change that once those people aren't around anymore. Makes feel kind of lonely. What a weird day.

Bless Me!

I am sneezing my brains out right now. I don't think never sneezed as much as I just did. I feel all dizzy.

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Getting Ready

Well, so this (work)day is coming to a end as well. Hopefully I'll make it to bed early tonight. I need some sleep. Bad.


There are people you meet in your life and you get along with right away. You are on the same level and you enjoy being around them. And then they leave and you're still there.
I'll keep in touch though.

hair loss

I am losing my hair. Lately it just seems to be more than usual and that was a lot already. Hmmm....Well, we'll see. Maybe I'll go bald. Cool! - News - Driver Reportedly Leaves Train, Catches Another

Just another little story about the wonderful Metro system we have here in the Nation's capitol. Not only are the brakes frequently on fire lately and the red line is delayed constantly because of last week's flodding. Now the drivers just get up and leave. Time for another fare increase!

Tuesday, August 03, 2004


I swear, it feels like 60 degrees in here. My hands are starting to hurt. How can anybody get work done? I think I'll get a hot chocolate.

Go Hot Jets!!!!

Or should it be Go Rockets!?? I don't know.

But if you are a regular reader of Rocket Jones you might know about the Blogger Bowl 2004.
Well,since it has been a while since I was named a Hot Jet I figured I'd better get the word out and fulfill my duty as cheerleader.
The current Hot Jets are:

Lemur Girl!
Sarah, of Trying To Grok!
Emma, of Miss Apropos!
Lynn S., of Reflections in d minor!
Heather, of Angelweave!
Kat, of Mostly Fluff!
Nic, of Shoes, Ships, and Sealing Wax!
Susie, of Practical Penumbra!
Mookie, of MookieRiffic!
Helen, of Everyday Stranger!
Gir, of Your Moosey Fate!
Tink, of Flitting Here and There!
Stevie, of Caught In The XFire!
Jennifer, of Jennifer's History and Stuff!
Cindy, of Squipper!
LeeAnn, of The Cheese Stands Alone!
Denita, of Who Tends The Fires!

Monday, August 02, 2004


Really I am. Tired and exhausted. This was a real Monday.


My one computer here at work is making weird noices. It beeps the whole time, but I don't know if it's only in my ear or if it really beeps. You know that feeling? Anyways, now it sounds even weirder. Maybe I should turn it off...... - Police arrest husband of missing Utah woman - Aug 2, 2004

Well, unfortunately that is what I expected would eventually happen. Everything seemed fishy from the beginning.

Like a princess

Over the weekend my husband gave me a gift certificate for a Spa. I get to have my nails done and haircut and get a one-hour massage. There is more too. I scheduled my appointment for next Saturday. I can't wait!!! I never had anything done like that except for my finger nails a looooong time ago.
Isn't that the nicest gift?

Happy Anniversary!!!!

To my parents.
They are celebrating 29 years of happy marriage today!!!
And right on time my dad's car wouldn't start this morning, so he can't take my mom out to a fancy restaurant in downtown Hamburg tonight. But that's ok. There are restaurants where they live too.
Damn car though. If you ever are thinking about buying a Audi. DON'T!!!