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my two cents Feb. 5th, 2007 @ 09:07 am
You know what's weird? When you talk to someone (on aim) that you haven't spoken with in a long time. You have the usual chit chat, and they ask if your seeing anyone. You say no. And then they ask you why? As if your  supposed to defend your right to be single!

Yes, I will admit being single isn't the greatest thing, all the time. But why should I have to defend myself? Shouldn't me saying, that I'm not seeing someone be ENOUGH!
Current Location: in my bed
Current Mood: hungryhungry
Current Music: someone making food downstairs

just a lil country motivation... Aug. 2nd, 2006 @ 03:21 pm
"..Life ain't always beautiful
You think you're on your way
And it's just a dead end road at the end of the day

But the struggle makes you stronger
And the changes make you wise
And happiness has it's own way of takin' it sweet time..."

"...If you're going through hell
Keep on going, Don't slow down
If you're scared, don't show it
You might get out
Before the devil even knows you're there.."
Current Location: In the family room
Current Mood: goodgood

:/ Jul. 19th, 2006 @ 01:37 am
Oseh shalom bim'romav
Hu ya'aseh shalom aleynu
v'al kol Yisrael
v'Imru Amen.



He who makes peace in High Places, He will make
peace for us and for all Israel and let us say, Amen.
(Job 25:2; end of Amidah prayer)

I've never been an overly religous person, but sometimes thoughts especially positive ones can help. As most of you know, there is tremdous conflicts going on in Israel right now, and things have gotten horedus. My dad's sister (my Doda Sharon) lives in Hafia, and her apartment was bombed yesterday. As far as we know, she's doing ok- going from bomb shelter, to bomb shelter. She refuses to come here, despite everyone in the family pleas and offers. The best we can do is hope, pray and try to stay postive. However, it's not that easy.

I was in Traverse City, when I got the call from my mom, and naturally she was upset. However, my Dad's behaviors are what really get to me. He's been really upset, and that to me... is the hardest to take.

There's been trouble there before, and things have always worked for the country and for my family. However, this time- the future does not look so bright. I can only hope and pray that our luck will continue. :/
Current Mood: worriedworried
Current Music: just the a/c

being in pain sucks!! Jun. 19th, 2006 @ 12:15 am
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Current Location: basement
Current Mood: soresore
Current Music: westside story

just a little fyi... May. 17th, 2006 @ 10:39 am
If you'd like to e-mail me, please only use:

mangosarah@yahoo.com or my gmail: s.salinger@gmail.com I'm trying to keep my cmich e-mail, just for central stuff.

Thank you, and good day! :)
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» Happy St. Patty's Day
In an e-mail from my Rabbi:

"Shabbat Shalom

My St. Patrick's Day advice to you is: Stay away from the GREEN beer."

Ha ha gotta love it! Happy St. Patty's Day everyone... and whatever you do, no matter how much money someone pays you-
do NOT take ranch dressing shots!!

» 21 years ago today, tne world became a better place...
Happy 21st to my walking buddy, bitching babe, and perfect friend....

Ms. Emily Marie Battle!
I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!
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Wow, It's still weird to imagine that I'm 22.... I'm sure I'll be more articulate tommorw, but right now- it's still hard to belive that a) it's my birthday and b) I'm 22. It's so weird, to say the least.
» hmmm....
"You begin to learn that kisses aren't a contract, and presents aren't promises. After a while, you learn that even sunshine burns if you get too much of it. So plant you're own garden instead of waiting for someone else to bring you flowers."

I felt this was a rather fitting quote :)
» I really really want sushi...
Well, this was most definitly one of the most dramatics weeks, on ALL sorts of levels. But as always the case, everything worked out just fine... or it will be fine, either way, it's all good and I feel SO much better.

 This weekend was kinda random, cause after EVERYTHING this week all I really wanted to do was sleep and get homework done, but I ended up running into Jackie Frincke on Friday after class (as I was calling her!) and our two minute chat, turned into a lunch date, which turned into me joining one of her friends to watch her play, which was about cheese. It was a fun time, and I'm glad I got to hang out with everyone and see Jackie shine, as always. But, I couldn't stay to long cause I had a party to attend.

Now, prior to the party I decided that I wasn't going to drink b/c after the past week... I don't think ANYONE would want to deal with me drunk, anyway- I went over to Abby's apartment for a Long Island party. It was kinda weird b/c Abby wasn't there, but it was fun to hangout with her roomies although, I def. could of avoided ALL the drama that occured that night. I also thought it was funny that I knew where everything was there, cause  I can't always find things in my own apartment :P. Anyway, long story short- Abby's roomie and her boyfriend had some drama and she was upset (understandly so) and it just broke my heart to see. I guess it's a personal thing- but if if any boyfriend of mine EVER hit me in the face w/ anything- he'd be GONE so fast, he wouldn't even know what hit him. But then again, I've never been in her place.. so I can't chose for her oviously. The rest of the party was lots of drunken drama, but over all a very good time. It's also a very impowering feeling to be the only sober person at a party, and yes... I took a LOT less pictures :P.

I am still in shock by the fact that I slept until 1:42 PM on Saturday, but I got over it and made a pretty productive use of my day: laundary, cooking, some cleaning and lots of errands.  Then, I got ready to see Auto-Jill and 'my' Matthew Clark... definitly good times. Minus the fact that, the jews and I aren't 'scene' at ALL and were horribly out of place among the high school 'scene' kids of Mt. Pleasant... I'm still the offical band photographer apparently :P. And the boys were still sweet-- they really are coming along well, I'm proud :).

I headed home pretty much after the show, cause I had work this morning at 8am. On my way there, I was chattin' it up with my G (seriously, I feel like I have lived on the phone the past week, having wonderful conversations with wonderful people... but hot DAMN my phone bill is going to be HIGH this month) and the roads were really not the best and all a sudden I started to slide on some black ice. So, super sweet me managed to slide across 127 and end up on LEFT (I started out on the right) side of the road half in a ditch, and half on the side of the road. Yes, very not sweet. However, 4 people and one cop all stopped to see if I was ok- which was really nice, and it only took about 30 minutes for the tow truck to get to me. So, I was pissed about having to pay 80 freakin' dollars to get out, but I was very lucky that I'm not hurt and b/c I was the ONLY car on the road I didn't crash into anyone else either. My car is still vibrating, but the tow truck guy told me if I get it washed the mud will come out of my tires, and it will stop. So, hopefully that will work otherwise.. I'll have to figure something out.

This was also just a 'kicker', because this 8am was probally one of my last at the Clare Home. I really have gotten used to the residents there, along with my co-workers, but if they don't have hours.. they don't have hours. It was a good shift and I got to work with my Boss who I love, and then my favorite co-worker Andrea and found out she's moving to Ann Arbor!! I'm really exicted for her, she's been through more than anyone I know and is really just an inspiration :). The only semi-downside was that I got into work at 8:30 AM and didn't leave untill 8 PM yay- forever shifts! But... I def. need the money so I guess it works out.

I was going to write MORE in here, but I figure this is more than long enough for now-- hope you weren't to bored :P.

Ps. One year ago today, Savitha Geri and I were in Canada doing karaoyke and celerbrating Valentines' Day. <3

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