'tis a sad moment...    2007-01-08 22:34:30 ET
I lost my 1.5 year old pen...I was quite pleased with myself for having kept it for so long. It was great. :(

Also, my watch broke. Which means I'll have to pull out my 3.5 year old watch that I've had since basic training. Still works! But...it looks 3.5 years old.

And -- I lost my knife. The clip that it uses to...clip onto my pants...and I must have taken it out of my pocket and set it somewhere. Have no clue. And I don't want to fork over another $50 for a new one. That's my 2nd knife I've lost out here, and gave one away...though I wish I could take it back now. Ah well.

The pen just makes me sad...I really liked it. :(

Yeah -- this was a rather pointless post.

 1 more month...    2007-01-07 12:34:24 ET
So I was digging through my stuff I had packed up -- and found my Gameboy Advanced. Found Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced along with it -- and started to play again. Starting over of course.

After staring at that little screen for multiple hours...my vision is all screwed up. I'm seeing slight doubles of things...meh.


As for tomorrow...I have to take stuff to the post office on the FOB. Its going to be an all day event -- the lines are quite long. Though, I was upset to find out that I can't issure some of my boxes...cause -- that really sucks. I have a lot of stuff that I don't want to lose -- that isn't cheap. I think I might just take the bullet and send them though. I could put some of them into our CONNEX (train car type storage) and have it shipped over with the rest of our equipment...but that won't get back to Germany till around late March/early April. At least I think. Though -- in April I start outprocessing and I don't know when I'm able to ship my "household goods" back to Arizona. I don't want them all to arrive after the rest of my stuff has shipped home -- or arrive after I'm already gone. Both situations suck.

Ah well.

 I need...    2007-01-03 12:51:19 ET
a cat -- now.


 What I did for new years.    2006-12-31 12:13:31 ET
I sat at my computer. Even played a few missions of War Craft II. Yeah -- I went old school for the new year. Five minutes before midnight I went out to the "Tiki Bar" here so I could "be around people" and claim that I did something. It sucked. I just stood there -- smoking -- which gave me an excuse to just stand there. As soon as I was done -- I went back into my room, and put a movie in. Only watched about 30 minutes of it...and now I'm tired.

Yay for New Years in Iraq.

This was probably the worst new years I've had. Christmas didn't exactly feel like Christmas either.

Meh. I should goto bed.

You all be good -- and hope you had a better New Years than I. Which -- shouldn't be that hard really.

Stay safe,
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 Meh.    2006-12-26 13:15:10 ET
You ever get this feeling?

You really want to say something, and you have a lot to say -- but you just can't find the desire to type it out? Or, exactly how to word it? I feel like I'm on the edge of something -- but I don't exactly know what.

135 days left in the Army. Hopefully, only 5 more weeks left in Iraq. I hate the rain. I hate the snow. But, I prefer the snow over mud caused by the rain. I hate the mud. I hate weather below 60 degrees F. I like the heat. I believe I'm going to most likely be a desert rat for the rest of my life.

I've been debating what kind of bed I'm going to put into my own place. I thought first about just tossing a futon upon the floor...but the thought of mice and whatnot crawling on me wasn't too appealing. So, I think I'm going to build a basic platform and toss the futon upon it. I might build a little storage place at the front of it -- but high enough so I can lean up against the wall with a pillow to read and whatnot. None of which should be that hard. I know my parents will give me crap about not getting a "real" bed with springs and all that, but I don't really want that. Perhaps years down the line I might have wished otherwise though...

The base will be made out of wood, and will probably put something on the sides (to not make it look like painted wood), and then paint it flat black. Or -- a color that will go with the colors of the room. I don't think I can stand a room being black...I am quite prone to depression, and even though black is among my favorite colors -- its just asking for the darkness to swallow me.

Yeah -- I've spent about two days deciding what kind of bed I want. About a year or so back I wanted a suspended bed -- that had wires and springs holding it up. I've opted against this as of recently. Though, I did see in some magazine of a magnetic bed, that is held "down" (but more like, held from flipping over and crushing you) to the ground by wires. Costed a ton, and the simple fear of one night one of the wires breaking and sending me on the little lesson in science that opposites attract. I don't make it a nightly habit to defy nature when I goto sleep.

Anyways -- this wandered. Not exactly what I wanted to say, but then again -- I didn't exactly know what that was. The bed though -- that's been on my mind a lot today...

Stay safe all.

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