Monthly Archives: April 2005

hey, thanks vitaly. im glad you think im so original. seriously.

oh, some more pictures.




as usual, josh, ben, and chris are too photogenic for words. lol  

im not sure.


i dont remember why vitaly’s making this face, but it might’ve been when i asked the current score at the braves game…

cracker barrel

josh and john “doin’ it big?” was that what chris said?

rehman….mr. lance whitaker 


claire! there’s another of her i was going to insert here but my big head is in it.just about ruins the picture.


anyways, ive decided that in order to call myself a pragmatist i should
admit that: despite any of my aspirations, failure and disappointment
are inevitable. in spite of anything, i will never be comparable to any
of those ludicrously beautiful female figures who the general
population exalt above all for their physical blessings. if im ever
going to get married when i get older, i’d best be damn sure that i’m
very intelligent, because, let’s face it, the likelihood of me
attracting an attractive and successful man by looks is perhaps 1 in
1,000,000. i have also decided that i need to get out more and that in
order to get most places in life, I must act brazenly (or simply be
“louder” than everyone else), have friends, money, water, pita bread
and hummus, running shoes, a good book, and an 18 speed bicycle. i am
not witty, inspiring, or refreshingly original. some random facts about
me are that: my blue and black puff jacket still hangs to my knees as
it did when i first got it in the 6th grade.  i can be blunt and
rude. i am black, but do not know any real gansters/hos/pimps nor the
true meaning of “crunk” or why saying something is “sick” is meant to
be a positive description. no one in my family on either side has been
“in a cage” before or convicted of anything especially murder in the
1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree. sex is NOT in my vocabulary (HA!) and i
exercise constant abstinence 24/7.  i have two best friends. I am
one of those “black folk” who does not love rap and hip-hop music. my
middle name is not laqueshia or latoya. i do not look like a mexican at
all despite a particular individual’s thoughts. hilary duff is NOT my
heroine. to further dispel any rumors, vitaly and I were NOT admonished
for looking at dirty literature in waldenbooks at any time. ever.
according to ms. brooks, no one will ever graduate college unless you
have no life, enjoy thinking maps, and sucking up to professors. in the
7th grade, at one point, i was within 20 feet of Queen Elizabeth II and
her son Charles, but did not have any film in my camera at the time. no
one seems to forget my personal embarrassments including a lisp in my
8th grade year.  there are less than 3 weeks of actual school days
until the class of 2006 is free for the summer. i commend you if you
actually read any/all this.

saturday evening, we all returned from atlanta and goodness it was a simply glorious excursion…extreme amounts of fun were had and the braves won. lance whitaker is one of the biggest bad-ass teachers one will ever meet. what a good time everyone had. if only the good times continued. and josh, can i go to the y on whatever day and just pay for then, or do i have to become a member?

anyways, enjoy these pictures:

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josh, i have a few good ones of you and john but i dont have time to post them now


    well, as of today, i have lost 14 lbs. yes, this is
not very much, considering it’s all i’ve lost in the last 17 days or
so, but it is definitely a start. only…20 lbs to go…lol  so
I’ll continue with the sit-ups in the morning and before dinner and
running/walking for 30 minutes everyday either at school or on the bike
track from my house to the brentwood libary and Y and my obsession with
only eating small portions of food (servings of whatever the food or
less) every few hours as the insulin resistant diet book instructs.
     i went shopping this afternoon after church
and actually *gasps* bought a two piece bathing suit that WASNT a
tankini am i feeling bold or what?!
i dont think i look TOO bad, but ill probably chicken out and not let
anyone see what i look like in the suit at the pool in the hotel in
atlanta. other than the bathing suit i bought a very nice pair of jeans
at JCPenney’s (one of my favorite stores for sales), a sequined tank
top, and…undergarments lol. then i bought  capris and a skirt at
Kohls as well as  a floppy hat amd some earrings! yeah!
    Right now, I’m about to go finish cooking Sunday
dinner before some reading and A and P studying. only three school days
until Atlanta! wh00t!

happy belated national library day! 


oh and 5 school days until Atlanta. Yuh!