Monday, February 23, 2009

cooking for my cutie...

ok- i havne't even colored this one in- ubt i've had ti drawn for about week and have not foudn the time to color it. bah! it isof me cooking maduros for my cutie. :) (fried plantains) it was my first time cooking them, as i'd usually hover around my mama as she is #1 maduro cooker in my book. :) robby had picekd soem up for me at he super market, upon request and figured it was time to cook it up- i have one more left that i'm thinking of making tonight- they go perfect with anythign- even if for a tasty snack. :)

last week was our first offical week of "wedding planning"- dear lord, it just absolutely made our heads spin! we have an appt with the officiant this thursday and he si meeting us in urbank (thank goodness) -his usual office is down by bev hills i think (the drive = puke!).

i was going to scan in seom sketches for my future mama to see possile dress ideas, but i brought hte wrong sketch book- sometimes i thikn i should keep all sketches in teh same book, but hten they might get all jumbled and confused when i'm tryign to look for a certain sketch / idea... i'll bring it tmrw and scan them in. (if you're reading this sherry, i will also try to ge tthe swatches out to you by this week).

i REALLY must get a move on with my sewing machine! i did make a skirt that i had cut ages ago, i wore it to the andrew bird concert. :) it is a highwaist circle skirt- nothign too special, but i feel relieved knowing that i would no longer see it folded up with pins in the corner and it will now have a happy home hung up in my closet so it can make some friends with my other skirts. :)

cfiao for now all...(the few who ever read this....) :)


Thursday, February 5, 2009

eaaaaaaaasy going....

ok- so i've fallen back into my old ways again and i haven't written, cos i haven't drawn- then i thought to myself- am i not going to write until i have a new drawing up everytime??? although a picture would be nice to have every post- sometimes, i don't find the time to draw. i should've taken a pciture of the annoying gas lady from whom i bought gas for my car yesterday!

my job has a new poilcy that everyone MUST be in by 9am and they fax over the catering menu requests at 9 sharp every morning. so here i am running (fairly on time) but i look at my little gas gauge and i notice i need some-- in a mjor way! so i stop at the gas station that was on the way to the freeway. i think i'm doing good on time if i get in and out smoothly- this is how "smoothly" tends to go in my world:

me: hi, can i have $15 on 10 please?
agl: 10 dollars?
me: no, $15 on ten please.
agl: ok, swipe your card
(swipe, enter pin register opens)
agl: here you go (passes me $15)
me: (a bit confused) hmmm... what's this for?
agl: you asked for $15.
me: no i didn't- i asked for 15 on ten.
agl: you didn't ask for cash back?
me: no- i never asked for cash back. (mind you, this is starting to take some time and i'm trying to go "in and out").
me: you know, that's alright- here, just take this 15 and put it on 10.
agl: i have to see what i did, gimme teh reciept.
me: no, really, that's alright, just put it on 10 and we'll be good.
agl: well, are you good with your bank?
me: WHAT?
agl: are you ok with your bank that i took out $25?
me: why did you take out 25? i said 15 on ten.
agl: i thought you said 15 cash back and i put $10 on 11. so, is it ok with your bank that i took so much out? do you have enough in your account?
me: what? i never even asked for cash back. you know what- just give me back the 15 and i'll drive to pump # 11 and just put 10 dollars in.
agl: are you sure- i can change if you need me to.
me: no, really, that's fine.
agl: ok, thank you. sorry.
me: that's fine, no worries. (as i grab my cash and run in my car, pull over to the next pump and i get $10 worth of gas... and lets not forget my $15 cash back.)

why? argh! this is actually the 3rd time the same lady has messed up. the last time i asked for a fuel injection cleaner and $15 on 3. she said "ok" and passed me the fuel injector cleaner and i went on my way. i pumped a little less than $13. i went in and told her, the gas stopped at 13- i asked for 15. she said, "yeah, but the fuel injection cleaner..." LADY! argh! why must she work this shift??? i guess i have to go to the next gas station across the street. (unless i want more sienfeld scenarios to fill my days).

a picture will soon follow - 2/10, picture has followed! :)