Friday, March 31, 2006

Trying Something New

Every 15th (maybe) and end of the month (definitely), I'm going to post stuff that I wanted to post here, but it didn't seem like I have enough data to post a full entry about it, or is about something that is coming up in my life or anything that I just wanted to post and just forgot to post when I had the time but ended up forgetting... Hopefully you get the point. So let's give it a try...

- Check out If you press CTRL-ALT-DEL (Windows XP), and see something running that you don't know what it is, this will most likely tell you what it is and if it is safe...

- I'm still working on posting the pictures for my trip...

- I was not part of the Star Wars production crew. That person was Ryan Church... (I was like, "Wait? What?! -- Rewind", when I was watching the bonus DVD of Episode III.)

- For those of you who don't know me personally, I have been a vegetarian since 1996. However, I have been deciding if I should stop when I get married, so that my future wife and I don't have to debate over what we can both eat... But that is just an idea for now.

- In the past, for the video clips of Annie on KUTV, my grandparents (the ones who record the show first onto VHS then I borrow the tape) have not recorded the days when she was not on. I asked them to now start recording the broadcast anyways, even if she is not on. This will allow anyone to learn tricks and tips that they broadcast.

- Day 1 of my trip down to Moab is posted, however at the moment, it is not Dial-Up friendly. Meaning, the small images you see are not thumbnail size. So if you have dial-up and try to visit that page, it will take you over a half-hour to completely load the page... If you are lucky!

- After I post the Moab pictures (all 148 pictures... ugh!), I plan on changing the way that I post any picture I take, since I do not have the time to sit down (like I use to) and do what I use to do before with hundreds of random photos. In the future, I may only have time to sit down and post a few pictures (for example, 20 photos out of 100) that I feel that should be seen.

(Updated on April 1, 2006 @ 16:23 MST)

Thursday, March 30, 2006

I Think You Guys May Like These

Thanks to Katrina for these 5 jokes she e-mailed me yesterday (3/29). Just hover your mouse over the word Answer to get, well, the answer to the question...

- What are the small bumps around a woman's nipples for? [Answer]
- What is an Australian kiss? [Answer]
- What do you do with 365 used condoms? [Answer]
- Why are hurricanes normally named after women? [Answer]
- Why do girls rub their eyes when they get up in the morning? [Answer]

I Can See! It's Beautiful!

Well, yesterday (Wednesday 3/29) on my day off, I finally went into Target to have my eyes examined because I have been having problems seeing clear after 20 feet and beyond. Well, it turns out that I am near sighted. So, I am now getting rimless glasses to help me with reading or anything else except for working on the computer... Possibly the cause of why I now need glasses.

"What is that? Oh. Oh... That's a cow. Thought that was a stop sign. It's a cow." - Brian Regan

(Updated on March 30, 2006 @ 12:42 MST)

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Sorry For The Convenience

Back in January, I found out that one of my all-time favorite comedians Mitch Hedberg passed away due to a drug overdose exactly one year ago today. Well, many fans of the late comedian wanted March 30th (the day after) to be "Mitch Hedberg Day", a day when Mitch Hedberg jokes are to be used as often as possible. But I know many of you may not know his work, so if you want to listen to his work, you can download some it from a fans website, Otherwise, I have taken the liberty of writing down a few of his jokes so you can be prepared for tomorrow. Hell yeah!

- "An escalator can never break; it can only become stairs. You would never see an 'Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order' sign, just 'Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.'" (Hence the picture...)

- "I like cinnamon rolls, that's why I wish they made cinnamon roll incense, because I always don't have time to make a pan. Perhaps I would light a stick and have my roommates wake up with false hopes."

- "Salt Lake City-- Where's Pepper Lake City?!"

- "I want to ride in a cold-air balloon."

- "I saw a sea gull hanging out by a lake. I said, 'Dude, don't worry. I won't say s***.'"

- "I can't tell you what hotel I'm staying at, but there are two trees involved."

- "I tried to walk into Target, but I missed."

- "I tried to throw a yo-yo away, but it was f***** impossible."

- "I like to wear a Do Not Disturb sign around my neck so that little kids can't tell me Knock-Knock jokes... 'Say, how you doing nephew.' 'Knock-knock...' 'Read the sign, punk!'"

- "I have no problem not listening to The Temptations."

- "My friend said to me, 'I think the weather is trippy.' But I said, 'No man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it is the way that we perceive that it is indeed trippy.' Then I thought, 'Man, I should have just said, Yeah..'."

- "Dogs are forever in the push-up position."

- "I wake up in the morning and I make myself a bowl of instant oatmeal. Then I don't s*** for an hour."

- "I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later."

- "I was in downtown Boise, Idaho and I saw a duck and I knew the duck was lost cause ducks ain't suppose to be downtown. There is nothing for them there. So I went to a Subway sandwich shop. I said, 'Let me have a bun'. But she wouldn't sell me just the bun, she said I had to have something on it. She told me it was against regulations for Subway to sell just the bun. I guess the two halves ain't suppose to touch. So I says, 'Alright, put some lettuce on it', which they did. They said that will be $1.75. I said, 'It's for a duck.' They said, 'Well, alright, then it's free'. See, I did not know that... Ducks eat for free at Subway! Had I known that, I would have ordered a much larger sandwich. 'Let me have the Steak Fajita Sub, but don't bother ringing up, it's for a duck. There are six ducks out there, and they all want Sun Chips!'"

- "When we were on acid, we would go into the woods because when you are in the woods trippin', there is less likely a chance of you running into an authority figure. But we run into a bear. That was even more of a buzz kill. My friend Dwayne was standing there raising his right hand, swearing to help 'Prevent forest fires'. We got away from the bear, [he] put his arm around my shoulder, [and] he said, 'Mitchell, Smokey is way more intense in person. He's an a**h***.'"

Now, if you want to read A LOT more of his jokes, visit Mitch Hedberg: Wikiquote. You'll find most of his jokes (written down) there.

Monday, March 27, 2006

Just To Let You Know

Anyone can post anything they want to here, just as long as it is decent and non-discriminating. The only bad thing is that you have to do it the old fashion way for now by e-mailing the information to me... I know this stinks, and I agree, but it is the only way I can do it (and that I know how to) for now...

So, for example, if you got promoted, you are having an upcoming party (or went to a party/rave), you got engaged, you have a couple of pictures you want to share, or you found a cool website, etc... send the information/pictures to me and I will be glad to post it in a future blog entry. Be sure to e-mail me what you want the entry to say too...

If you have information about someone or something else (say a company or person), you need to have hard facts (such as a WWW link). I don't want to start a rumor mill here.

I'm doing this to give everyone a chance to partake in my blog... Have fun, and be sure to check back more often now...

Angel's PC

This is Tristyn's computer... Nice!

My computer is a custom machine that I built last year. It has an AMD 64 bit 2800+ processor. I don't remember what motherboard I put in it at this time but I know it has a built in 10/100/1000 NIC card and it uses an nVida chipset. It has 1 GB of ram, consisting of 2, 256 sticks. I am using a 120GB hard drive for my main drive, and have a 250GB SATA drive as storage. I have a DVD ROM and a Memorex DVD +/- DL burner. I have installed a Linksys wireless 802.11g network card. I am running Windows XP Pro with SP2. I also am running Office 2003 Pro as well (gotta love Microsoft Retail Access!). I recently upgraded my monitor to a 19" KDS that I got a good deal on. I use a Microsoft Digital Media Pro Keyboard and a Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 mouse. I have an HP 2495 PDA that is connected to my computer and an 60GB iPod photo as well. There is a Dazzle 8-in-1 card reader attached to help read all of the SD cards I have for my camera and PDA, and the one 4GB Microdrive I have for my PDA. My camera is an Kodak CX7330, and I have the Kodak printer dock to go with it, so that I can print my own photos.

E-mail arrived to me: March 27, 2006 @ 07:45

Sunday, March 26, 2006

My Computer Desk

This is my computer. I own a HP Pavilion a300n. I have upgraded to 2X512MB sticks of RAM and added two DVD+/-RW's. I have a WD 40GB HdD for the master HdD with Microsoft Windows XP Professional installed (with Office 2003 and FrontPage 2003) and I installed a slave 300GB HdD and installed a 128MB PCI video card. I also have a ATI Multimedia center PCI card to allow me to watch TV on my computer (this is how I get those clips from the VCR/VHS tape onto my computer). I have my PDA and iPod connected to my PC, as well as a Remote Control sensor, which allows me to watch movies (or turn off my computer) from my bed...

My monitor is an LCD 19". I bought it last year for close to $700 (that includes the warranty). Now it is only worth half that...

Although I shouldn't have the side and front panels off, I am constantly doing mod's to it, so I leave them off to the side.

As you can see, I have a few pictures, then there is my Napoleon Dynamite talking figure, an Lego X-Wing fighter behind it and a Star Wars PEZ kit. That is about all the cool stuff I have on my desk worth mentioning...

Although this is what I have written about my desk and computer, you do not have to follow this format. You can write whatever you want to...

(Updated on March 27, 2006 @ 14:32 MST)

What Does Your Computer Desk Look Like?

Simply take a picture of you computer desk (the desk, computer, monitor, anything around it...) and e-mail it to me, I'll give it its own blog entry space... And, if you know someone who's desk should be shown, feel free to take picture and send it in. Just tell me whether or not the desk belongs to you.

Also, tell me about your computer too. That is if you know what features it has, or the upgrades you have done to it... Don't forget to mention what kind of monitor you have as well if it is something really nice too...

Remember, this is just for fun. There is no contest here... I'll post mine tomorrow, so it will give everyone a chance to send your pictures and information in.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Welcome Back, Space Girl

I just wanted to say congratulations to JoAnna. Back in January, she was officially divorced, and she just told me that on Friday (3/17) that she had more good news... She had officially changed her name back to Handleson.

Welcome back, Space Girl!

Just A Crazy and Wild Dog

My brother was playing/fighting with my dog the other day when he took this picture. My dog likes to attack and chew your hand if she thinks that it is a threat of some kind. So she was moving her head back and forth to follow his hand movement, and he then took this picture...

Friday, March 24, 2006

Happy Birthday Annie

Hey everyone, it's my sister Annie's birthday today! If you know or see her, be sure to wish her a Happy Birthday!!!

I hope you enjoy your present... I registered the domain address, This will redirect you to So if you missed yesterdays news clips of what happened down in Moab, here is your chance to see them. Remember, I am still working on the web page. However, with both our schedules, it's rare that we get to see one another... But we will get around to working on it together one day.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Moab 2006, Part 3... Plus Idaho

Before I start telling you about Sunday and Monday, I had something funny happen to me last night (3/21) while I was at work. A couple came through my line and said that they had a random question for me. I thought they were going to ask me something about computers, but it turns out that their question was, "Were you in Moab this weekend?" It turns out that we crossed paths in one of the parks. The wife knew me, but she couldn't pin-point where she new me from. They finally figured out that they remember me from where I work. Another way they remembered me is because of my nametag. If anyone has not seen it, I have "" printed on it. I thought that this was a funny little story to tell. Well, on with the story...

Sunday, 3/19
On Sunday morning, it wasn't that adventurous as the other two days before. However, we did get up and go to breakfast, and then we once again headed back out to Hole 'N the Rock. I think that is something you are only meant to stop in and see only once in your life.

After that, we drove up the canyon that Annie ran down from in the race. She showed us where she started from (X number of feet from the starting line). Pretty much after that, we all headed home. It was a nice drive home until we hit Price. The area around there, it was starting to snow again. When I started driving into the snow, I was wishing I was back in Moab and that area because there was not a single drop of snow. It was really nice.

Since it started to snow really bad when I finally got home, Tristyn and I decided to wait until Monday (3/20) to head up to Idaho. So, since we didn't head up to Idaho, Tristyn mentioned that they were having a sale on a motherboard and CPU (as I mentioned earlier). We stopped at her work so I could buy that. But since I was so tired from driving home from Moab, I really didn't want to put it together. Let the record state that I did not want to work on or put together a computer. So I ended up doing nothing really on Sunday night.

Monday, 3/20
So on Monday, Tristyn and I finally drove up to Idaho. After dealing with 3 accidents and traffic most of the way up, by the time we finally got up there (5PM), the only cool thing we could do was to go see Dolly (the llama that played Tina in Napoleon Dynamite) and to go bowling at Pop N' Pins. On my second game, I tied my all-time high score of 187. Then on the third game, I finally bowled my all-time high game score of 204. Yessss! I guess all your wildest dreams do come true in Preston. We then stopped at La Tienda really quick to grab some lotto tickets and then stopped to get a couple of strawberry shakes at Big J's. Then we headed home.

And that folks, was my vacation... Now to start working on the pictures page of my trip. Give me about a month or less...

Well, my next vacation won't be until July. I'm trying to see if I can afford to go down to California. If not, I still plan on going to the Napoleon Dynamite Festival.

Updated on March 22, 2006 @ 22:45 MST

You No Longer Need To Be Patient

I have decided to return the new computer. The reason why I am doing so is that A) the HP computer I had before, the one I am using again right now, works fine; B) The new one, was a 2GHz, the HP is a 2.6GHz; C) I hate it when I have to reinstall all my programs and applications over again to get it to the way I want it to be on a "new computer".

So, in conclusion, I am back on my old computer and I am more happier using this one then I am a 64-bit processor. Someday, when 64-bit processors reach the 3GHz+ speeds, I may then jump to using a new computer. But for now, like I said, I'm happy with what I got.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Moab 2006, Part 2

Saturday, 3/18

Well, on Saturday morning, after I woke up and opened the curtains to the room, I noticed that there was school bus after school bus taking all the runners up to the starting line. We later found out there were over 4000 runners. And to give you an idea of how small the roads were up in the canyon where they were starting, try driving up any canyon with only one lane each direction and then try finding a spot for a bus to turn around. Then imagine over 4000 runners jam packed in that small area...

Well, after my dad took my sister to the location where the buses were picking up the runners, then we went and had breakfast. We then walked along some of Moab's Main Street to check out some of the little souvenir shops to help pass the time before we had to head back to the motel (which was right next to mile marker number 12 of 13.1) to watch some of the runners pass by before Annie passed by. I was going to film her passing by with my digital camera, but since I didn't get the camera up in time, I was only was able to take [3] pictures of her. After she passed by, most of my family (and I) hurried and hoped in our truck and tried to get to the finish line. But since many of the runners were running by the motel exit, we had to find the biggest opening spot we could and just floor it out of there.

We made it down to the finish line before she arrived, but trying to find a spot near the finish line was a joke. However, I found one when I had to duck down in between two people and use my grandfather's video camera to film her crossing the finish line. Since his camera took a while after starting up to finally start recording (when I noticed her coming), I was only able to record her crossing the finish line... I hope. Doesn't look like that day was my day with video cameras.

Well, she passed the line just a little over 2 hours. Really not bad for 13.1 miles. With the shape I am in now, I would have given up after the first or second mile, lol. After crossing the line, she caught her breath and then went over to talk to Channel 2 (which you will see on Thursday). While she was talking to them, my family thought it would be funny to yell, "Go Annie!!!" and "Yay, Annie!!!" while she was giving her interview. I overheard that she turned to us and gave them the "Shh" sign, lol.

Well, we drove back to the motel and had a small lunch. Afterwards, we then drove back through Arches National Park again to see the other half of the park we missed the night before. After the little hiking adventures we had there, we tried to drive out to Hole 'N the Rock, about 7 miles south of Moab to take a tour of that. But by the time we got there, they had just closed down for the night. So, we decided to go and have dinner. If you ever visit Moab, I recommend eating at a place called, ZAX. It's an Italian restaurant. Very good food. After dinner, went back to the motel, watched a little G4, and then went to bed...

Tune in later for another adventure of, "My Trip This Weekend"...

(Updated on March 22, 2006 @ 01:35 MST)

Please Be Patient

On Sunday, Tristyn told me that her work was having a sale on a motherboard/64-bit CPU bundle. So, like a fool I went in and purchased one (bundle). Well, we didn't get around to putting it together until late last (Monday) night. So, please wait until I know that my computer can handle what I need it to do before I post very much more (like video processing, ect.). Hopefully, this will only be a day or two, then I can get back to telling you about my trip down in Moab and now up in Idaho.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Moab 2006, Part 1

Well, I'll try not to bore you as much as I can, but I'm not promising anything. I'll tell you what my family and I did while down in Moab and that area.

Friday, 3/17
Well, we started the trip by leaving early around 8AM. To me, that is early. My brother TJ rode with me as he and I first dropped off the dog at Tristyn's house because she was going to be doggy-sitting her while we were away. We then drove down to Orem to pick up my grandparents that were also coming along with us, then we were on our way.

The trip down there didn't take as long as I thought it would. It seemed like a blur. Well, our first major stop was at Dead Horse Point State Park. Although I have never been to the Grand Canyon (I've only seen pictures and flown over it), DHP seemed cooler than that of the Grand Canyon. After DHP, we drove to the visitor center to Canyonland (which is only a few miles away from DHP), and a mile into it before turning around.

After the two parks, we drove over to Moab and checked in at our motel. After unpacking, we went and had lunch/dinner at the BK Lounge (aka, Burger King). After that, we drove into Arches Nation Park. We drove to the parking lot where we could walk up to Delicate Arch (the arch that was in the picture I used in yesterdays blog entry). The hike was only a mile and a half (one way), but I can tell you now that I am so out of shape. But, I survived the hike. If there wasn't an uphill hike to the arch, I could have admired it a lot more. After taking pictures and the hike back down, we went back to the motel and later went to bed.

I'll write more (most likely tomorrow) about the trip later.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

I'm Back!

I'm home for a little while before I head on up to Idaho. I just was checking my e-mail, but no one wrote me... So, I guess I will see you in a day or two.

Just so you know, I took exactly 350 photographs while I was down there. But do not worry. I don't plan to bore you with every single photograph that I took. Besides, it would take me WEEKS to post every photograph on my photos page. So, I plan on posting about 100 photographs (give or take) on the photo page...

See you at work or later here on my blog!

Friday, March 17, 2006

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Top o' the mornin' to ye... Well, don't forget to wear green today!

I will see you all when I get back on Sunday or Monday (depending on when I wake up from driving for such a long time...). Be sure to check back here incase I am able to find a internet connection down in Moab...

(Updated on March 21, 2006 @ 12:52 MST)

Thursday, March 16, 2006

To The Idiots At Tristyn's Work

When a manager ask you to do something, you do it or say that you can't for a certain reason. Don't fucking bitch about it, or ignore the manager and continue doing the thing that is going to get your fired. This is your job. They have a high standing over you for a reason.

And what amazes me, is that I couldn't get a job there. I guess they only hire idiots now.

Why am I ranting and raving? Because Tristyn called me 6 minutes into My Name Is Earl. Now I have to wait until I come back from Moab to download it from Bit torrent to see what I missed. You are lucky she didn't call one minute into Lost or else I would have come down there and ripped everyone a new one! Think I'm kidding? Try upsetting Tristyn on a Wednesday that I have off......

Just a Reminder

My family and I will be heading out of town Friday morning... and I mean, REAL EARLY! We will be heading down to Moab to help cheer on my sister as she runs the Moab-Half Marathon. So whether or not I am successful in finding a internet connection down there, I may or may not post something. You will just have to keep checking back here to see if I have posted anything. I will be returning back to Salt Lake on Sunday (the 19th). However, since I need a new lottery ticket, I
plan on driving up to Idaho straight afterwards. So I will not post anything until Monday about the trip.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006


This is Brian's computer... Nice!

First off my comp specs are as follows:
Pentium 4 3.2Ghz 800 Mhz FSB
2 GB PC 3200 DDR RAM
Radeon x850 Pro w/ 256 MB GDDR 3
580 GB hard drive space
Plextor 16X dl DVD burner
with 15 in LCD

With a lot of junk all over the place, it just seems to collect here.

[Note: Brian's computer is the one on the left...]

E-mail arrived to me: March 27, 2006 @ 11:04

Knowing Me, Knowing You

From December 10th to January 11th, I posted questions (and my answers to those questions) that I had you guys write in and asked me. Well, now it is your turn, the reader, to let me know you a little better.

Simply copy and paste the questions below onto a word document (Notepad, so you can save it if you don't finish answering all the questions at once) and then paste them into an e-mail and send it to me. I would like to know a little about you as well...

< -- Start -- >

What is your most embarrassing moment?
What is your favorite thing to do?
What are your views on abortion?
How long was your longest relationship?
Where do you wish you were right now?
Are you a virgin? (Optional... You don't have to answer this if you don't want to...)
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
How much would you spend on an engagement ring and a wedding ring?
What is your favorite memory?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
What is the worse thing that has happened to you this year (2006)?
What word makes you laugh no matter where, when or how many times you hear it?
Would you eat a live hamster for $1,000,000. dollars???? (You know it's tempting)
If you could go back and change one thing in your life, what would you change and why? If not, then why not?
How many kids do you want?
How well do you handle criticism?
If you could buy any car you want, what would it be?
Do you think they should take God out of the pledge of allegiance?
What would you name your kids?
What is something that you want people to know about you so that they can understand you better?
What is one thing you wanted for Christmas (back in 2005) and did you get it?

Now, it's my turn for personal questions...
What was your shortest/quickest relationship?
What is the worse thing that has happened to you last year (2005)?
Do you ever see yourself going back to school (college)? If you went/are back in school, what courses did/are you taking?
Did you ever expect your life to turn out like it has? If not, where did you see yourself?

< -- End -- >

Simply e-mail the questions and the answers to my e-mail address, . Don't worry, I will not post your answers here. This is just for fun and for my interest and curiosity only...

Remember, if you think of a question while you are answering these questions, feel free to e-mail me or send a comment to me asking me the question you have in mind. Who knows, I may post it on a future blog entry... Well, if it is decent. lol

Well, have fun...

Happy Birthday Holly

Hey everyone, it's Holly's birthday today! If you know or see them, be sure to wish her a Happy Birthday!!!

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Happy Birthday TJ

Hey everyone, it's my brother TJ's birthday today! If you know or see them, be sure to wish him a Happy Birthday!!!

Tuesday, March 7, 2006

Annie in the February SLC Marathon E-Letter

My sister Annie (as well as the other 5 runners that are being sponsored by KUTV) were recently featured in the February 2006 issue of the Salt Lake City Marathon e-letter.

Here is what the e-letter had to say about Annie...

"Annie Sharich is 22 years old and a student at the University of Utah where she is studying Sociology & Criminology. Annie had brain surgery three months ago due to a condition called Chiari 1 Malformation. She has set many goals in her life, one being to run a marathon and she is well on her way."

Well, I will be there to cheer her on June 3rd as she crosses the finish the line... Go Annie!!!

Monday, March 6, 2006

I Need Your Opinion Here

I just posted the videos to my sister's page for Week 8. But while I was converting them to WMV, it seemed that they were a little louder then they should have been (to me on my computer speakers). I need anyone and everyone's opinion/feedback telling me if they sound okay to you or if they are too loud...? Thankx!

Just A Few Updates Towards My Blog

First, I am still working towards updating each month from last year to make it look more like the web page style you are looking at now. So far, I have completed July, August, September and October. I still have November and December to update. It takes about 4 to 7 hours to update each page. It's not a fun job, but it is funny to see all the stuff I wrote back then and how I have progressed from innocence to how I just tell what ever is on my mind (mostly my attitude towards anything).

Second, if you have a MySpace account, are a friend to me (or visit my MySpace page) and read this blog, you can see the blog entry titles there. Each title in the blog will link you to each blog entry here so you can read the full thing. And yes, this blog entry is the first to be there... I will only post 10 blog titles at a time. I'll explain what the numbers mean in a future entry... This takes too much time to do this...

Third, every time I post a video, I will also post a picture to what kind of player you will need. This will make it easier to make sure you can view that video with the right player. If you need to install the right kind of player to view a video, scroll up to the Media Players table above...

Fourth, if you have your own personal web page, blog, or other personal link, you can send a comment to me telling to me to post your link up a top this page... And yes, if you have a MySpace account, or Blogger page, I will post that link there as well... I will not post your link unless you send me a the URL and how you want the URL to be displayed (Ryan S. will be linked to "")

Fifth, just a reminder... This icon means you can click on it and send comments... ON ANYTHING!!!

Sixth, and hopefully final, on the main page to, next to the eBay link, I will now post a number to tell you if I am selling anything... If you are ever interested.

Saturday, March 4, 2006

From This To This...

I was lucky enough to get Tristyn to go pick up my car on Friday afternoon while I was stuck at work (they called and told me that they were finished with my car around 5PM), or else I would still be without a car until Monday morning.

After she picked it up, she then told me that they replaced the front bumper with a much better version. Although this is not what was pictured in my mind when she told me this, I still can't complain because this one looks better then the one I had before. I still have to go and purchase a new license plate frame/holder and have the DMV reprint my license plate.

This picture was taken back in July 2005 [blog entry].

This second picture was taken just a few moments ago... (Stupid snow. For once (since who knows when), my car was actually clean on the inside, as well as out!!!)

This picture was taken last month [blog entry].

This picture was taken just a few moments ago... (Stupid snow. For once (since who knows when), my car was actually clean on the inside, as well as out!!!)

Also, when the called to tell me that my bumper had been stolen, they reminded me about the fog lights. I told them not to worry about replacing them because the last time I had them work on the car, I asked them to take them off, but they didn't. Even thought I can put round, not oval, fog lights in/on this new bumper, I am not going to... Well, for now.

(And yes, you can see the reflection of me crouching in one of the pictures...)

Thursday, March 2, 2006

Someone Must Have A Bumper Fetish

On Monday (2/27) I took my car into the auto body shop to have them replace/paint the fender and touch up the driver side door. Well, today I received a phone call from the auto body shop while I was at work. I couldn't answer since I was checking. So when I had a free moment, I called them back expecting them to say that my car was finished and that I could come in and pick it up.

They said that the car was originally scheduled to be finished today. However, for some reason they took the front bumper off of the car to work on the fender. I don't know why, because I was able to remove the used fender from the junk car at the wrecking yard without having to remove the bumper. Well, someone broke in and stole my bumper because it was just sitting there on the ground! So, they had to order a new one (I'm hoping new, not used-used) and had to have it painted.

So I am now going to have a new bumper and a new (reused) fender. The only concern I have over is the front license plate because that too was attached to the bumper, so it was most likely taken too. So, I am hoping they either pay or reimburse me for a new plate(s).

Updated on March 3, 2006 @ 05:44 MST

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

No, I'm Not Going to Marry You... Gosh! Gosh! Gosh! Gosh! Gosh!

No, that is not a mistake made with FrontPage, it is a quote (from what I can remember) from the movie Date Movie. I finally went and seen it Monday night with Tristyn.

It was a good movie and I couldn't stop laughing... Well, except the part when Sophie Monk who plays "Alex" was introduced. G*d D@mn! I felt like I paid for a movie and a strip show. Money well spent! If you want to see what I mean, click here to view that some of that scene...

The picture was (obviously) taken with my cell phone.