Where the fruit of the spirit is attempted. Where the extremely impatient try to do the opposite. Where waiting for God is practiced.
"Being content with today is not inconsistent with wanting the future to be quite different."
Friday, May 14, 2010
I have a thing with Thank You cards. No, I don't buy every pretty pack I see, but every year around Christmas time I buy a new set of 20. Then I only use about 10. Then I have 10 left over. Then at Christmas time I buy a new set of 20. Only use about 8. 12 left over. 12+10=22. Do that math over a couple years and I've got a collection of Thank You cards. Maybe I should just start randomly sending out Thank Yous. "Thanks for washing my car automatic Chevron car wash". "Thank you for comment on Facebook friend". "Thanks for watching my dog all day Mom".
I want a pair of boots. Not like boots with the fur (or apple bottom jeans for that matter), or boots with a heel that zips up to thigh. I want good, comfy cowboy boots. Something that doesn't scream "I belong on a farm" though. I haven't had a pair of boots since my 4-H days. Red Justin lace ups... Red because they stood out while showing, flashy to catch the judge's eye. I tried to wear those things until the cut the circulation off my pinky toes. RIP red boots... Now to find a new pair...
I need a new camera. Ok, maybe my need is clouded and fogged up by my want. But here's my logic (remember, I can talk myself into or out of anything based on logic, I'm a pro-logicologist - yes, I just made that word up): My current little Nikon D60 is a good little camera, a prosumer camera is what they call it. But I'm not a prosumer anymore, I'm moving into the pro category. Plus, it has a few dead pixels which are very obvious in poor lighting conditions. Plus, the few lenses I have to go with it, well, for some particular Nikon reason, they don't auto focus with my camera body. Therefore, with my poor contacts needed vision, 7 times out of 10 they are out of focus...fuzzy, and not in the cool artsy way. I have 2 reasons that are holding me back from upgrading to what I want...the D700...1) Price. Remember the Riley fiasco in February? Ya, there went my camera (and saving for a house) money. 2) The days of automatic exposure will be over. I'll have to manually set ISO, aperature, and/or shutter speed. Which I need to learn to do anyways, 'cause all the cool kids are doing it. Ok, so we'll say it's really only 1 1/2 things holding me back. Maybe I'll just order myself a birthday present sometime this week...
Is it sad that I'm more excited about Sex In The City 2 than I am my own birthday? It's true. My birthday just never seems to be a big deal. I could tell you stories, but I won't, I'm trying to move past them. And I just don't want a birthday this year. I don't want to turn a year older. Kaitlin says I'm going throug a midlife crisis. I agree. Turning 30 is depressing me! You have no idea how bad it's depressing me. But I love me some Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha! And cosmopolitans!
So far today I have: Found the bottom of my work email (personal email is another story). Found the bottom of my google reader. Just in time for it to start filling up again... But I'm finally feeling a little less overwhelmed.
And since every post is better with a picture... Yes, I was bored one day. I was playing with my camera. And I had faux fruit loops. If you count them, there are 30. Because that's how old I am today. Today I am 30 fruit loops old.