Saturday, May 31, 2008

It Was A Good Day

I definitely enjoy the simple things in life.

Today was a good day simply because I found chocolate covered gummy bears-which are myabsolute favorite candy in the world-and you can't find them anywhere anymore. If you ever needed me to love you for ever, or to apologize to me for something-chocolate covered gummy bears are my sole weakness.

Actually, before that, it was an alright day, nothing incredibly special-but those gummy bears made it an excellent day.

Monday, May 26, 2008

The Office Part 2, Take 2

Well, I had a fairly long post that just got deleted due to my computer. Figures. I even tried to copy and paste it-but rather, that didn't help at all.

Anyway, back to my office obsession.

I think this is why, primarily I don't like to watch tv. My mom always told me there were a lot of shows, out there that I probably would have liked, but never gave the chance. I agree with it. But I also have an obsessive personality. I see that in my self due to my collections and various other aspects of my life. And when I get drawn into something, primarily it is due to the story aspect of it-whether it is a book, or a movie, or yes, a tv show. I don't have to relate to the story, or even the characters that much;; I just appreciate a REALLY good story. And the ones that I deem REALLY good, I have no problem reading/listening/or watching many, many times. Which ties back to my personality-I have no problem reading Harry Potter 30-50 times, or the book Summer Sisters, every summer since I was 16. (which reminds me, I need to find my copy)-and yet, I STILL cry every time I read it. There are some movies I have seen so many times, they are completely memorized (Beauty and the Beast and 10 Things I Hate About You are two that come to my mind. Although, I think I drove everyone crazy in Muhleyworld with my 10 Things I Hate About You obsession. 

So, for me to interested in a tv show, is not that far-fetched. For myself to be obsessed with a tv show-isn't that far fetched either. I admit it-I can be a complete dork. 

Anyway, so I do see a lot of myself in Pam. I really do. And I have had debates with this topic in mind, but I really don't believe that Pam knows how Jim feels about her, until the very end of the second season. Now, most of this memory reflection is pre-Rich, which dates back to 8 years. Like Pam, I was introverted, and shy; and by no means a flashy dresser. LOL. But I had a few good friends, and they were guys. I was friendly to them, but I would never think that I was flirting with them; I was just being myself and their friend. I didn't know how to flirt-I was being myself. Which may have made me more endearing to them, but I digress. And since I was no expert in flirting, and really didn't actually know how to flirt-I never would have picked up them flirting with me. And my high school friends can attest to that sentiment. They were, in my mind, just reciporcating friendship-by being themselves. 

So, when I see Pam with Roy, who makes me shudder-and how, she is with Jim; she doesn't think anything of it-she is being herself, just like I was. And trust me, unless a guy told me that they liked me; and pretty much HIT me over the head with that sentiment, and even then I was still skeptical. So, I can definitely see her not really acknowledging or even realizing that someone is in love with her.

But I digress...

Anyway, two of some of my favorite quotes from The Office:
"Jim: You just had a rebound.
Michael: I had rebound? Yeah.
Jim: Yeah. Which, don't get me wrong, can be a really fun distraction, but, when it's over, you're left thinking about the girl you really like, the one that broke your heart."

"Jim: [inspecting the hole in the wall] Oh my God, that's half-inch drywall.
Pam: I think we broke his brain. [they both snicker]
Jim: [imitating Andy] "It's not freakin' funny!""

Saturday, May 24, 2008

In Some Ways I Am Looking Forward to the Summer

Well, I really can't wait for the summer for the most part-because you have to admit that the time off DURING the summer is REALLY, REALLY nice. Even though, I am working at the summer media program from July 1st-August 1st, which is primarily to get me out of the house and make sure I don't get to bored. Because as much as I love to relax; without a car or anything, well...sometimes just being home for 8 hours a day, five days a week, can get a bit tiresome.

So, it is nice-I'll have two weeks in June to relax and catch up and then the month of August. The one thing I will miss during the summer is the majority of my co-workers. Last summer, I wasn't really close to many people; it takes me a LONG time to actually form friendships with people-which I have touched upon in the past. Its not like I'm just plain out unlikeable, I actually think I am very likeable, but for some reason it always takes me a while to get close to people.

Which as I am thinking; lately there are a few friends and people that I haven't talked to in many weeks, if not months, and I have been definitely noticing their absence. I miss them. But more then that, I am worried about them, even though Rich always says there is a simple explanation for some of it, and I'm sure there is; but at the same token, if you talked to one of your best friends at least weekly, if not a few times a week; and then for about 3 months, you haven't talked at all-what would you think? And he may be right, there may be a logical explanation; one that is staying me right in the face, but I doubt it. 



Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The Office

Well, I found a new love over the last few weeks. And no, it doesn't have to do with Rich or my favorite food or anything like that-I found a new love of a TV show; the Office. 

Truthfully, I AM NOT a tv watcher-this coming from the kid whose parents had to bribe to watch TV as a kid. Not kidding that is a true story. Very rarely do I get hooked on a tv show-I think the last one was Friends. The one before that was Dawson's Creek and before that was Full House. *shrugs*

I think I love this show, or fell in love with it because for the most part it seems real-plus, I wish my work was as fun as that is. And truthfully, I love my job and my surrondings, but well for the majority of the day, I am with kids under the age of 8. I would say in a grand scheme of things; my interaction with adults is limited to maybe an hour out of a six and a half hour day.

Plus, I do see a lot of myself in Pam. Others may think that is wishful thinking-or false, but if you knew me throughout highschool-and college, and even to some less of a extent now, I can see it. I am for the most part quiet, and it takes me a long time to make friends-my parents always complain about that. *rolls eyes* I think their biggest question to me is the fact that I have few friends; and well the ones that I do have-live over an hour and a half away. It takes me years to really get to know someone as a friend. This is my second year at my job; and granted I do travel between two schools; but it took me over a year and half to really form some friendships. Thats a LONG time. And don't get me wrong, I do like people; but I have no real problem with coming home at night, getting in my pj's and reading. Or watching a movie or something. My parents incase you don't know them, are very social people. They are always out with their friends-and don't get me wrong, I enjoy going out to eat with people or the movies or baseball games, but I don't mind just hanging out at home either.

So, on Friday night; I believe Rich and I broke a record. We didn't get into The Office until Season 4, and that was purely by accident. We watch TBS every Tuesday night because of Family Guy. Well...I was sitting in "my chair" by the fireplace and Rich was on the couch. The remote, for whatever reason was not by him, so he didn't change the channel-and The Office came right .. it. We were hooked-I think the rerun that was on TBS that I first remember was "E-mail Surveillance." Anyway, a week later or so, I had a PTO meeting to go to, and while Rich was waiting for me, he ran to Target and got Season 1, 2 and 3 on DVD. That was Tuesday. By Friday we completely Season 1 and 2. Friday night when he got home from work we started season 3 at 5pm-we finished Season 3 at 3am. Between Saturday and Sunday we watched Season 4. And now, we are all caught up. 

Actually now,