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Lazy, lazy blogger! Y’know, I had much more to talk about when things weren’t going so well 😉

Not that all is peaches and cream, mind you, but things are generally good at the moment. One of the many benefits of being poor is that the nationwide financial collapse doesn’t really effect me much. But I shan’t blog about the economy, there are plenty of far more knowledgeable people ranting and contradicting each other on that topic without my adding to the mix.

Life, for me, has settled into a routine, which is good in some ways, bad in others. Routine means I’m working steadily, exercising regularly, and avoiding drama. Unfortunately, it also means I start getting bored and restless. Bored and restless Dave starts getting urges to do stupid, unhealthy, and expensive things. At least now I recognize those urges for what they are and resist them instead of just jumping in and going with the flow. Heh, still there was a certain freedom in not giving a crap…. But, that freedom also resulted in being a forty year old man who lives in his Dad’s house and works in a convenience store. If I want change for the better, then I have to keep that firmly in mind.

So, was there a point to this post? Not really, I’m just rambling. Enjoy the pretty pictures.


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The Socialite telephoned her son-in-law and was berating him
for the rumors she’d heard about his affair with a typist who
worked for him.

“You obviously don’t appreciate the difference between a woman
of breeding and position and a cheap little office slut,” his
mother-in-Law admonished him.

The man replied, “And you my dear Mother Johnson obviously
don’t appreciate the difference between dignified acquiescence
and true enthusiastic cooperation.”

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A guy and a girl are lying in a bed after just having sex.
The girl lays on her side of the bed and rests. The guy
goes to his side of the bed and says to himself, “Man, oh
Man, I finally did it! I’m no longer a virgin.”

The girl overhears him talking to himself and asks, “Are
you saying you lost your virginity to me?”

“Well,” the guy explains, “I always wanted to wait until I
was with the woman I love to lose my virginity.”

Astounded, the girl replies, “So you really love me?”

“Oh, God no!” the guy says. “I just got sick of waiting.”

I have this damned song stuck in my head and it just will NOT go away! I’m about ready to stick a screwdriver though my temple to stop it!… And why are there ninjas in the video?! it’s madness! Madness, I say!! Madness with multiple exclamation points!!!!!

Annnnyway, despite that, I’m in an excellent mood. I have the night off and in little while I shall be picking up the ever amazing Kendra. She has generously deigned to take a some time away from the new boyfriend and hang out with me for a bit. What with working nights and everything else, I haven’t been able to spend any time with my favorite niece lately, so this is happiness making.

Soooo yeah, Imma gonna go rot my brain on video games now 🙂

Lest y’all think that last week was all video games and laziness, I assure you it was not. It was only mostly video games and laziness 😉

I also started back up on my exercise regimen, avoiding anything that puts a big strain on my knee such as the leg press or the stairmaster. So, for weight lifting, I’m doing mostly upper body work until my knee heals up and, for cardiovascular, I’m doing the Rotex, Treadmill, and Cardio Wave as well as a new machine they simply call the Excite Top. The Top is different from the other machines because it works the upper body instead of the legs. Picture a stationary bike, but you pedal with your hands instread of your feet. It takes some getting used to, but I really like it and I’ll probably keep it in my regular routine even after my knee is up to snuff.

So, I’m back to doing a three day cycle; Weight Lifting and Treadmill one day, all cardiovascular the next, then a recovery day with a half hour of Yoga to work on my flexibility. I’m burning about a thousand calories per workout on average.  My knee is handling it just fine and I feel really good to be back at it. I can really tell the difference in my attitude and mood when I’m working out as opposed to not and I’m actually seeing some physical results already. I just have to stay focused and keep at it.

Soooooo, yeah…… Long time no post, eh? Sorry, but I’ve been totally sucked into the world of Faerun. Not literally, of course (*sigh*), but gaming-wise. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to treat myself to a new game, so I went and bought Neverwinter Nights, Diamond Edition. Unfortunately, when it arrived, i discovered my DVD drive would no longer play DVDs. It ran CDs with no problem, but just would not rread a DVD and, of course, the game was on a DVD. So, I found a refurbished, external DVD drive online and bought that. The drive arrived last Friday and I finally got to install the game and oh-my-god, is it fun! I start playing and it completely sucks me in. As in,” where did the last three hours go?” kind of sucked in.

The game is based on Dungeons and Dragons and set in their Forgotten Realms campaign world which means it’s got a rich history and background that I’m already familiar with and, unlike World of Warcraft, the game is story driven, with your actions actually having an impact on the world around you. The story itself is a good one, starting out with you working on saving a plague ravaged city, and while the graphics aren’t cutting edge, they’re still pretty good.

Completing the mix is the fact that I absolutely love the character I made for the game, which is a Neutral Evil Wizard/ Rogue. Heh, she’s an absolute bitch (my evil wizard characters all tend to be female, read into that what you will) and it’s so much fun to play someone who’s evil for a change. 🙂 evil enough to take a job to kill someone, beat that person to an inch of their life, accept a bribe to let the person live and kill the person who originally hired you, then kill the original target anyway once I had the money. This is why you should only pay your assassins half up front. “Here, this is all the money I have” means there’s no value in keeping you alive anymore.

Yeah, so I finally got the game installed on the 13th. Coincidentally, I had the week of the 15th off from work because I was called for jury duty, but I never had to go in to the courthouse, so I spent all week in geek paradise, soaking in the gaming goodness. I literally haven’t enjoyed playing a computer game this much in years.

Each week ten words are posted to which you can respond to with the first thing that comes to mind. “Rules are, there are no rules.” There are no right or wrong answers. Don’t limit yourself to one word responses; just say everything that pops into your head.

I say … and you think … ?

  1. Heist ::Bank
  2. Hack ::and slay
  3. Dane ::Great
  4. Stings ::Criticism
  5. Monkey ::Bars
  6. Junkie ::Manipulative liar
  7. Pumped ::up
  8. Brass ::Balls
  9. Fight! ::To Win!
  10. Vouch ::for their honesty

The smaller  crocodile turned to the bigger one & said,
‘I can’t understand  how you can be so much bigger than me.
We’re the same age; we were the  same size as kids. I just
don’t get it.’

‘Well,’ said the big Croc,  ‘what have you been eating?’

‘Politicians, same as you,’ replied  the small Croc.

‘Hmm. Well, where do you catch them?’

‘Down  the other side of the swamp near the parking lot by
the Capitol.’

‘Same here. Hmm. How do you catch  them?’

‘Well, I crawl up under one of their Lexus cars & wait  for
one to unlock the car door. Then I jump out, grab them by
the leg,  shake the shit out of them & eat ’em!’

‘Ah!’ says the big  Crocodile, ‘I think I see your problem.
You’re not getting any real  nourishment. See, by the time
you finish shaking the shit out of a  politician, there’s
nothing left but an asshole and a briefcase.’

Each week ten words are posted to which you can respond to with the first thing that comes to mind. “Rules are, there are no rules.” There are no right or wrong answers. Don’t limit yourself to one word responses; just say everything that pops into your head.

I say … and you think … ?

  1. Cut the crap :: And DO it!
  2. Scent ::Womanly
  3. Vanishing ::Act
  4. Wetness ::Joyful (See “Scent”)
  5. Cheap :: Ass, jerk
  6. Badges ::We don’t need no stinkin‘ badges
  7. Puppy ::dog eyes
  8. Problem solver ::Screwing things up
  9. Gambling ::with my life
  10. Sophia ::Loren

After a session of sweaty sex, a satiated man lay in bed
cuddling his new girlfriend as she stroked his limp dick.

Enjoying the caresses, he smiled and said, “You really
seem to like to play with that.”

“I do,” she cooed, “Because I really miss mine.”

Hmmmmm, nothing clever to say today, so here’s some random pictures 🙂


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