"You can't take a picture of this. It's already gone."

Friday, January 28, 2011


Favorite series of books....

Okay, thats a long list.

First off, Dark Tower, for sure. Title of my blog much?
Lord of the Rings.
The Tamora Pierce series. All of them.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

New Book Meme

◦Day 01 – Your favourite series of books (with more than 3 in the series)
◦Day 02 – A book that you wish more people had read
◦Day 03 – Your favorite recent book
◦Day 04 – Your favorite book ever
◦Day 05 – A book you hate
◦Day 06 – Your favourite writer
◦Day 07 – A writer you don’t like
◦Day 08 – Your favourite work in translation
◦Day 09 – Best scene ever
◦Day 10 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving
◦Day 11 – A book that disappointed you
◦Day 12 – An book you’ve read more than twice
◦Day 13 – Favorite childhood book
◦Day 14 – Favorite male character
◦Day 15 – Favorite female character
◦Day 16 – Your guilty pleasure book
◦Day 17 – Favorite trilogy or tetralogy
◦Day 18 – Favorite book cover
◦Day 19 – Best ensemble of characters in a book
◦Day 20 – Favorite kiss or love scene
◦Day 21 – Favorite fictional romantic relationship
◦Day 22 – Favorite ending/climax
◦Day 23 – Most annoying character
◦Day 24 – Best quote
◦Day 25 – A book you plan on reading
◦Day 26 – OMG WTF? plot
◦Day 27 – Favourite non-mainstream writer
◦Day 28 – First book obsession
◦Day 29 – Current book obsession
◦Day 30 – Saddest character death

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Retrospective December Reverb

December 8 – Beautifully Different. Think about what makes you different and what you do that lights people up. Reflect on all the things that make you different – you’ll find they’re what make you beautiful.

I didn't regularly watch TV- follow shows or on DVDs until about 3 years ago. I didn't care about it and I'm fairly confident I could eliminate 90% of all TV from my life and feel no regret.

I don't like holidays. .

Fighting with my person breaks my heart every. Single. Time. Which sucks, so I put up an angry poofed out kitten front.

Oh, and you don't have to be my person, soulmate, love of my life etc., to break my heart. A lot of people can and do. A lot of people fix it too.

For my confirmation saint, I chose St. Adria. She was a martyr in Rome around 387 AD and her name means darkness. And that's about all you will ever find out about her.

I forgive quickly, but I remember and remember. So be careful.

The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King is my FAVORITE BOOK. EVER.

Since having children regular sleep has become my best friend and my biggest dream. Mostly unfulfilled. I have this funny feeling that when I do get married, my honeymoon will consist of sex, food and sleep. Only that. Who needs exotic locations when you can SLEEP!

My best girlfriends really showed me what having real friends are like. They pick you up when you fall down, they laugh about making bad choices without pressuring you to make them, they stare at David Bowie's crotch in Labrynth with you and they help you facebook stalk. We obsess over cute pictures of kittens with captions and we lend each other books and get all wacky over cute boys.

I hate clowns. They terrify the living shit out of me.

Now that I've gotten that out of the way, my favorite movie/book combination is The Crow. It's beautiful and morbid and and sad. Brandon Lee died in the making of this movie. It's just one of the most beautiful movies I've ever seen. It's, in a word, haunting.

What I do that lights people up?

I care. I love the unloveable. I make time for others, even when I don't have any. I love learning new thing from people.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Things I learned from parties

First party of the year was so much fun.

This sounds very superficial, even to my ears, but I love parties with the people my fiance knows. They are just WAY more fun then high school friend parties. Mostly because we didn't do parties. So I missed all of that stuff in high school.

Me and parties don't get along. The first ten years of my life I was an only child. I like being around people, but afterwards, I have intense bouts of needing to be secluded. I don't do well with large crowds. They aren't bad, but my reaction to them after the party is over is less than desirable.

So this most recent party was the cray-zayest party I've been to. I think. Maybe I don't remember any crazier ones?....Just kidding. There was black tie and lingerie and togas....and someone dressed up as a dominatrix and got drunk and was snapping her whip everywhere...that bitch.

I was probably the most covered out of all the girls....there was a guy wearing a bikini bottom and vest and multicolored shoes. As in one was black, the other was white. And then we had the stripper/manservant outfit. Even my mom, who normally hates that sort of thing, found that borderline hysterical. All I know is that I saw a dude who I know as a semi-friend's ass through his extremely thin and tight boxers. Sweet mother of God....it was too much. Tooooo much. Burned my eyes.

In any case, there was enough booze to send at the very least 15 people to the hospital with alcohol poisoning.

Things I learned from Katie's Badass Party...

1. Dressing up like a dominatrix is considered lingerie.

2. Taking off your shirt is okay in some circles.

3. What the FUCK is a drinking game? Can't a bitch drink in peace?

4. I can run in 4 inch high heeled lady Gaga shoes. Suck it.

5. Lingerie is not just for women anymore.

6. Fiance in suit is super sexy.

7. Chanel lipstick is lovely, but comes off super easily on those red cups.

8. Assholes are still assholes after they are drunk. Or after YOU are drunk.

9. The later it is, the wierder the photos look.

10. The Macarena still attracts people.....

11. House parties = awesome.d

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

new years

What the Hell...the first post of 2011 is about the Bachelor...hoo boy, I suck.

Anyhoo, to make myself feel better, here goes.

One thing I will learn:
How to get better grades. How to study. How to be the be a great mom. How to be a better person. I want to learn more about my faith.

One place I will go:
Out. Just out.

One physical habit I will break:
dressing crappy just because I am not going out one day. Not exercising. Eating so much junk food.

One physical habit I will {continue to} cultivate:
Running with Mike.

One mental habit I will break:
Doubting that I deserve the best.

One mental habit I will cultivate:
Loving myself the way I love others. A tough, harsh, but forgiving love.

One relationship I will repair:
How about that I plan to maintain the relationships I have and cultivate new ones. If I cut you out, there was a good goddamn reason.

One work habit I will change:
I want to focus.

One thing I'll throw out:
All my pregnancy clothes.

One thing I'll eat more often:
More yummy veggies!

One thing I'll eat less:
Fast food.

One thing I'll drink more of:
Water. Tea, unsweetened and that awesome V8 fusion.

One thing I'll drink less:

One over-due email I'll send, or over-due phone call I'll make:
To my grandparents and uncles on my dad's side.

One resentment I'll get over:
all ex resentments.

One person I'll treat more respectfully:
Michael and my parents.

One thing I'll spend less money on:
Fast food for sure. I want to save my money up right now.

One thing I'll spend less time doing:
Worrying about the stupid stuff.

Laughing at the Bachelor

Oh Brad Womack.....you were on the Bachelor and then you turned down BOTH of your women and now you are back on. I feel so bad for you...as one of the women said "You are going to have to say the same thing over and over." I feel bad for him in the sense that he needs a second chance and the producers of this show obviously chose these women for their....erm, lack of tactfulness? That one chick slapped him, for God's sake. Just because he's from Austin doesn't mean he's a TOTAL hippie, stupid woman!

After Jake and Vienna, this show literally hurt to watch....


When are you coming back to me, Grey's Anatomy, you ridiculously addictive show.