Monday, June 30, 2008

Ramen Noodles with Ketchup

I used to think they were tasty. But after tonight I think I'll retire the "fake spaghetti".

Had two days in a row off and, as usual, they flew by. I did manage to get to Best Buy and pick up a surround sound system for my TV and some DVDs. And I got a GREAT deal on some DVDs today.

Best Buy had a sale on the TV series 24 (seasons 1 - 6) for $16.99 apiece. This totals about $102 + tax for the entire set. WELL...the 1st season had a coupon for $15 off seasons 2 - 6 if you buy season 1. So this took $15 off EVERY season, making each season $1.99 apiece.

24 Season 1 - $16.99
24 Seasons 2 - 6 - $1. 99 apiece

= $26.94 + tax

Now I've watched the first two seasons and enjoyed the show. Now I can catch up on the rest of the series and paid less than SRP for ONE season of the show. I felt like a champ that day!! I also used a 10% off coupon on my surround system which saved my about $50!!

I also got a sneak peek of Hancock with Will Smith! I really enjoyed the beginning and ending. I think it slows down in the middle, but it's still a really good movie.

Next Friday is Hellboy2 and it looks GREAT!

Oh well...I'm tired of typing. Good night!

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Missing stuff...

Last night Heather and Charlie came over to Lot 1 to have dinner with Patrick and Marlena. This was the 2nd night in a row we got to see them. Getting to talk to Heather was fun. I hardly ever see the Beauchamp family anymore. And it's no one's fault that we hardly see each other, it's just a case of them having their lives to lead and me having mine. I don't usually "miss" people this much, but I think it's the fact that I lived with them for so long and share so much in common with them.

Maybe I'm just being a little girl (or a big girl in my case) but we all miss folks from time to time, so shuddup!!

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Call of Duty 4

I don't play alot of video games. But when I get addicted I will play for a while. Recently I've started playing Call of Duty 4 with some friends online. This game is amazing!! You get to play against folks from all across the country and even some in other countries! You can play a variety of maps and play different types of games like Deathmatch, Free-for-All and others.

I've been playing with the Cheese clan (Cheeseforce1, CheeseClub, Cheese5000 and Cheeseheart) and I'm CheeseMcClane. We are a pretty good team. By good, I mean that they are good and I ride their coattails to victory. I'm not as bad as some, but I'm definitely in the lower percentile.

And the trash talking. It is not for the politically correct folks of the world. I've never had a 12 year old call me a "douchebag" before, until now. Trash talking seems to be where everyone can vent about sexual preference, race, nationality, gender and age. And boy some folks can vent! I've always thought that my friends and I didn't sound very Southern, but apparently we do. It's hilarious to listen to the impressions of us.

There is alot of hate in this game.

But luckily I take the moral high ground and don't really trash talk. Maybe it's because I suck.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

A Braves game to forget, but a night to remember...

I like to take in the good time that my friends are having. Sometimes this causes me to be a little quiet (to which some may disagree).

Last night I went to see the Atlanta Braves play the Seattle Mariners with Kelly, Walls and Rachel. We started out early, so that we could get to the pre-game Budweiser cookout. We dined on hot dogs, hamburgers and BBQ. Nothing spectacular, but mom always told me not to complain about free it was DELICIOUS!! Oh yeah...I forgot the free beer!! This is where I took in the good times of my friends. I had a cup of Bud Lite(to help out the kidneys, I hate beer). But I did get to watch the rest of the group go for the gold in beer drinking. After many cups, belches and tons of drunken laughing...I declared Rachel the winner for tying Walls in cups downed AND the fact that she was still partying after the game. Walls didn't look too good. He may have conversed with the porcelain god last night.

The game was not exciting. The Braves got their clocks cleaned 10-2 by the worst team in baseball!! And Chipper Jones got hurt. Walls and I made the most of it by booing and heckling Jeff Francouer. This was even better when "Frenchie" got hit by a pitch and we heckled more. Folks around us gave us the "evil glare" and I'm certain we're headed to hell, but Francouer was fine and finished the game. After the game we moved to the seats behind home plate and watched the postgame fireworks show. It was gorgeous!! Very fun to watch as they played various classical music. As we walked to the car we ran into some friends, Catherine and Dustin, and chatted with them for a bit. Extremely weird that we ran into them in a town with over a million people and a stadium with over forty thousand!

As the designated driver I got to drive Kelly's car to the Waffle House in front of Bunjee's in Griffin. I had some technical difficulties(like forgetting to turn on the lights and then having the brights on) but I got us to the WH in one piece!! There we joked around with the friendly staff and cheered on the cook as he threw sausages onto the griddle!! We continued to joke around and have fun. We listened to Journey and Van Halen on the could we not have fun!

Another awesome night with my friends. I can't wait for the next!

Things I learned...
  1. Do NOT let drunk people carry foam tomahawks! They abuse them and you!
  2. 70mph fastball is not slow. My fastball is 53 mph! But I can place the ball!
  3. The south is full of beautiful women and they love the Atlanta Braves!
  4. Half the people at Braves games wear Jeff Franceour jerseys...just like Michael Vick jerseys at a Falcons game. That's why they must be booed, plus the fact they suck!
  5. Women love to take pictures of themselves. MySpace servers beware.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Starting out...
Starting out... you get to witness my foray into an everyday type of blog. I have to warn you that I don't have anything interesting to say, nor do I have interesting pictures to show. I will do my best to entertain you with sleight of hand or clever wordplay about nothing. Wannna know a little about me? No. Ok, let's do it anyways...I'm 32 years old and single. I used to think I was too old to be single. Now it seems that getting married at a later age is in. Who knows, who cares? I live at Lot 1 in Milner, Georgia. I'm on my 2nd tour of duty here. I've lived with at least 8 people, 3 dogs, 4 cats and 1 fish here. Now I have 3 roommates, 1 dog and 2 cats. One of the cats is not mine, but I treat him like he's mine.

I've worked at too many places that have closed down. Here's a list of jobs and how long I worked there...

Dundee Mills # 1 plant(later became Springs) - 5 1/2 years (closed down) (McDonough Ga) - 2 1/2 years (closed down)
Footstar Inc. - 2 1/2 years (closed down)
Bunjee's Comics - 3 1/2 years - current

I have to say that I really enjoy working at Bunjee's. I get to talk with some interesting folks and hang out with friends there. Will I ever be rich working there...nope, but is life about money? I do miss working at though. I made pretty good money and had fun there. I was always amazed to ride up and down the aisles and see all the amazing stuff.

Which brings me to my hobbies! Prepare yourself for total geek explosion. I LOVE my DVD collection. I have around 1000 titles and I've just stepped into the Blu-Ray world. My favorite thing to do is watch movies. Maybe it's an escape from real life issues. I would ask my psychiatrist if I had one. Secondly, I collect comics. It's something I've done for over half my life. Another escape from real life issues? I do have a 1st appearance of the Punisher in Amazing Spider-man # 129!! So there! I also love Star Trek and Buffy the Vampire Slayer!! I hold this geek flag high.

After reading about my hobbies I'm sure you're thinking that I'm some sort of shut-in. This is incorrect. While I may not be on the bar/club scene, I do love to hang out with my friends. I get out a couple of times a week to eat out with friends and maybe see a movie.

That's a little about me. I'll try to keep this updated, so let's hope for more Mikeblog in the future!