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If you never read anything else I write, please read this. [17 Nov 2007|06:31pm]
[ mood | sad ]

Today on Hillsborough Avenue I saw the most tragic thing I have ever seen.

I was at the intersection of Hillsborough and Lois Avenue and I noticed about ten people were standing in the center lane of Hillsborough. The people who were in the center lane to the left of me (I was on the right) had on their right turn signals to merge right. So I was wondering why, and then as they merged, I saw it.

Someone was lying sprawled in the middle lane. Apparently a vehicle had hit him. The vehicle was in the left lane & its front windshield had shattered. The other people were standing around him to prevent other motorists from running over the injured young man.

He looked pretty young, I'd say no older than about 26. Tall, average weight. He could still talk (or rather, I saw him moving his lips as if speaking, and I assume he was speaking) and was still conscious thankfully, but one side of his face was really swollen and he looked to be in a great deal of pain. No blood that I could see, either--thankfully.

The police came and parked a patrol vehicle in front of him so people would know to go around (I dare say a patrol car would offer more protection than a circle of ten people). I guess they were still waiting on an ambulance.

That makes me so sad. I cried a little. I feel really bad for that guy. I admit, jaywalking across busy intersections isn't a smart idea. But we as motorists here in Tampa know that there are a lot of pedestrians here. We should pay more attention, especially if we see someone standing on the median. It's so odd that I was thinking earlier, "A lot of people here aren't safe drivers. Apparently wherever they have to go is more important than their safety, their own vehicle, and the safety of others around them."

We all want to get where we're going. And it's human nature to want to hurry. But I daresay that wherever one has to go, be it work, to pick up a child, or to the grocery store, isn't so important that we must drive like inconsiderate maniacs to get there.

Maybe we don't realize just how dangerous operating a vehicle can be. When we do things like weave in and out of traffic, speed heavily, or become oblivious to what is happening around us, it's a recipe for disaster. Cars are a great convenience, but when handled improperly, the consequences are great. Vehicle damage. Totaled vehicles. Of course, cars are replaceable. Human lives are not. So much can be lost just from one driving mistake . . . normal brain functions, the ability to walk or even move . . . even your life.

So please, everybody. All I ask is that you pay attention to what's going on around you. Put down the cell phone. Use your rearview and sideview mirrors--that's what they're there for. Some pedestrian might be grateful to you for doing so.

Love, peace, and grease . . .

p.s. This will be staying public. I want as many people to see this as possible.

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ASDFJKLsemicolon!!! [21 Jan 2007|02:07am]
[ mood | exhausted ]


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I'm still alive . . . [15 Dec 2006|02:11pm]
[ mood | amused ]

Methinks it's rename token time :D

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Right of way . . . [07 Oct 2006|06:30pm]
[ mood | content ]
[ music | Ferry Corsten-Sublime ]

I just ordered myself a Sony mylo. I'd been wanting it, and it's to date the most expensive purchase I have ever made. O_o. I am sure I will enjoy it.

My Ferry Corsten CD arrived today, and I am enjoying it muchly. I might have to get more of Corsten's CDs. Still eagerly awaiting my Junior Jack CD. Awesome musica makes me happy.

Work isn't that great, but it's better than no money at all. My mom is making me pay rent. Lame. I have to pay her $35 a week. Really lame.

I am currently preparing to fill out the FAFSA so I can have financial aid should I end up somewhere in January.

Love, peace, and grease . . .

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Nudged [08 Jul 2006|01:24pm]
[ mood | tired ]

I see some people nudged me. I appreciate the concern. However, my current circumstances prevent me from being able to update regularly. I am in Florida with my mom and she has no Internet. I also don't have airtime on my cell phone, so I'm pretty cut off from both Internet and real life friends. I'm very lonely, but I shall return to InsaneJournal as soon as I am back home with Internet.

Take care, see you soon!

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Capturing emotions in a song; on and on, forever . . . [28 May 2006|09:54pm]
[ mood | apathetic ]
[ music | The Crystal Method-True Grit ]

I love my Sheaffer fountain pen, and I must say that it is one of my favorite pens. I've always prided myself on my cursive, and when I write with this pen, I think it looks even lovelier.

However, I have a tendency to write (and draw) with my pen in my fist, instead of between my thumb and index fingers like most people. Thus when I write with my fountain pen, I usually end up with ink on my index finger and palm.

My printing, however, looks incredibly sloppy in fountain pen.

Love, peace, and grease, yo.

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ROFL [18 Jan 2006|11:26pm]
[ mood | amused ]

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Alex Rodriguez!

  1. Only fifty-five percent of men wash their hands after using Alex Rodriguez!
  2. Grapes explode if you put them inside Alex Rodriguez!
  3. In his entire life, Alex Rodriguez will produce only a twelfth of a teaspoon of honey.
  4. Alex Rodriguez can run sixty-five kilometres an hour - that's really fast.
  5. The average duration of sexual intercourse for Alex Rodriguez is two minutes.
  6. Scientists believe that Alex Rodriguez began billions of years ago as an enormous ball of dust and gas!
  7. Only one person in two billion will live to be Alex Rodriguez!
  8. Alex Rodriguez once lost a Dolly Parton lookalike contest!
  9. If you don't get out of bed on the same side you got in, you will have Alex Rodriguez for the rest of the day.
  10. Alex Rodriguez invented the wheel in the fourth millennium BC.
I am interested in - do tell me about
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Haha. [23 Dec 2005|11:01pm]
[ mood | bored ]

Johnny Damon
Circle I Limbo

Nissan Maxima drivers
Circle II Whirling in a Dark & Stormy Wind

Derek Jeter
Circle III Mud, Rain, Cold, Hail & Snow

Alex Rodriguez
Circle IV Rolling Weights

Bill Clinton
Circle V Stuck in Mud, Mangled

River Styx

The New York Yankees
Circle VI Buried for Eternity

River Phlegyas

Circle VII Burning Sands

Saddam Hussein
Circle IIX Immersed in Excrement

Adolf Hitler
Circle IX Frozen in Ice

Design your own hell

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ROFL [21 Oct 2005|09:47pm]
[ mood | amused ]

You are Ichiro Suzuki. You wear your first name on
the back of your jersey, so you are definately
cool. You can hit a pitch that bounces 60 ft in
front of you for a base hit. You also run
faster then the speed of light. Your fans often
consume "Ichi-rolls" which are sold
at your hometown ballpark.

Which Major League Baseball Player are you?
brought to you by Quizilla

Chief Wahoo
Your a drunk. You are a part of the "Mistake
on the Lake" in Cleveland and you don't
want to be sober with that thought in your
head. You conceal sharp rocky weapons in your
leather pouch and you prefer to ride horses
over all else.

What Baseball Mascot are You?
brought to you by Quizilla


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Mmm. [11 Oct 2005|07:00pm]
[ mood | blank ]

You Are a Religious Republican

You make up the conservative, Christian, dedicated core of the Republican Party.

You believe it's important for religious people to stand up for their beliefs in politics.

And for you, this means voting your conscience - which almost always means voting Republican.

Your pet causes include the sanctity of life, school vouchers, and prayer in school

Hmm, I suppose that's about right. Old habits die hard.

I am not ultra-conservative, mind you.
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lol [04 Oct 2005|12:27am]
Your Sexy Brazilian Name is:

Ana Cláudia Fontana
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It's surprisingly accurate. [21 Sep 2005|09:13pm]
[ mood | bored ]
[ music | Battle Arena Toshinden game ]

ColorQuiz.com Yoruame took the free ColorQuiz.com personality test!

"Wants interesting and exciting things to happen. A..."

Click here to read the rest of the results.

It's actually quite accurate.

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I send the swarm! I send the horde! Thus saith the LORD! [15 Sep 2005|07:57pm]
[ mood | pleased ]

[info]trulytitan's Prince of Egypt post made me dig out my Bible and look it up, despite how much I hate the King James Version.

Journey with me, if you will, into the (mostly contradictory) Old Testament, into Exodus, chapter Eight:

1 AND the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve Me.
2And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:
3 And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and . . .

Skipping around a little:

8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat the LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD.

Obviously Pharaoh is a liar, cuz if he had let them go, we wouldn't have had the other eight plagues.

15But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them, as the LORD had said.

Bad, bad Pharaoh. *shakes head*

That's the first plague . . .I would add more, but I really detest the King James Version.

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Yay! [12 Sep 2005|07:38pm]
[ mood | cheerful ]
[ music | Windows Noises Flash ]

Yay I have my compy back. The file system has been changed to NTFS--hopefully that means NO MORE FREEZING WHILE TYPING IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS!!!

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Meep. [10 Sep 2005|09:59pm]
[ mood | blank ]

I should be back soon.

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Stupid compy [01 Sep 2005|03:23pm]
[ mood | blank ]

My computer went psycho with a registry error, so hiatus until I repair it.

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UGHHHHHHH [31 Aug 2005|12:57pm]
[ mood | aggravated ]

I hate it here.

I feel like such a loser.

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Get me two pair, I need two pair . . .Big boy! [30 Aug 2005|05:15pm]
[ mood | blank ]
[ music | Nelly-Air Force Ones ]


I'm not very good at most games on Neopets.

And the only reason my score for Math's Nightmare is so high is because I am very quick with a calculator. It would take me forever to multiply 26 by 35 mentally.

My Neopets account name was registered when I was obsessed with Michael Jackson. STFU.

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Teehee [29 Aug 2005|08:58pm]
[ mood | chipper ]

I bought a Snow Kookith for my Kougra on Neopets. Now three of my four Neopets have Petpets. Yay!

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Meh [29 Aug 2005|02:34pm]
[ mood | bored ]

You know I'm bored if I start playing Neopets again.

I want to put my Shoryu up for adoption (it's named after Terrance) but I feel guilty trying to disown it.

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