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[07 Feb 2009|09:58pm]
[ mood | happy ]

I would give my soul to relive wednesday night. It was that good. = )

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[04 Nov 2008|09:11pm]
Little kids-- the right kids-- can make any shitty day so much better.

I was at work, hating every moment of it and a woman comes up to my counter with her daughter and I greet the mom and I'm about to start ringing her up when her teeny little, adorable daughter looks up at me and says, "pretty." So I smile and ask, "what's pretty?" and she gets all shy and smiles and points up at me.

It just made me day. = )
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[19 Oct 2008|10:06pm]
One of these days I'm just going to throw a full out bat-shit crazy tantrum. Y'know, the screaming, swearing, red-in-the-face-with-anger, need-to-be-physically-restrained kind of tantrum. And if I'm not dragged off to the loony bin for it, I'll at least have gotten it out of system and be good for another 20 years or so.
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Evaluation of NASCAR [29 Jun 2008|10:55pm]
I was woken up at 4:30 in the morning.
My ears and neck are burnt to a crisp.
I spent well over a hundred dollars and am now pretty much broke.
I sweated my ass off.
I haven't showered in two days.
My ears are still ringing.
I sat in traffic for three hours just to leave the damn place.
The race was cut short by about twenty laps.
I got rained on during the walk back.
I may have sprained my ankle.


So, when's the next race?! = D
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Damn You, Woman!! [26 Jun 2008|11:05am]
Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. A.C. Moore
2. Spirit Halloween
3. Dharma Dog
4. Target

Four movies I've watched more than once:
1. Robinhood Men in Tights
2. Newsies
3. Titanic
4. Death Proof

Four Places I have lived:
1. Winchester
2. My mother's womb
3. not
4. applicable

Four T.V. Shows that I watch:
1. Power Rangers Jungle Fury
2. Courage the Cowardly Dog
3. Jackass
4. Viva La Bam

Four places I have been:
1. NYC
2. Connecticut
3. Rhode Island
4. Sweden

Four People who e-mail me (regularly):
1. Fanfiction.net
2. Sittercity.com
3. Jackassworld.com
4. BrocktonBlueDogShelter.com

Four of my favorite foods:
1. apples
2. bacon
3. coffee
4. Glen--- er, Denny's eheh

Four Places I would like to visit:
1. Philidelphia (Go Phantoms!!)
2. Montreal (Go, Habs, Go!!)
3. England
4. Thailand

Things I am looking forward to in the coming year:
1. NASCAR
2. seeing Nessa!!
3. my 21st birthday
4. HOCKEY SEASON!!!!!!!!!

Four Friends I'm tagging:
1. Alex
2. Ally
3. Warren
4. Johnny Depp
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"I'm Listening To The Fucking Song!!" ~ Slap Shot [16 Jun 2008|09:57am]
Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Toys R Us
2. Target
3. Dharma Dogwash
4. Spirit Halloween

Four movies I've watched more than once:
1. Labyrinth
2. Drop Dead Fred
3. Empire Records
4. Princess Bride

Four Places I have lived:
1. Winchester
2. Winchester
3. Winchester
4. Winchester

Four T.V. Shows that I watch:
1. House
2. MXC
3. Mythbusters
4. Top Chef

Four places I have been:
1. Tsongas Arena
2. Verizon Wireless Arena
3. Dunkin Donuts Center
4. Bridgeport (just to see the Phantoms play)

Four People who e-mail me (regularly):
1. Sittercity.com
2. jackassworld.com
3. Verizon
4. my mom

Four of my favorite foods:
1. cheesey fries
2. rice
3. crunch wrap supreme
4. Denny's

Four Places I would like to visit:
1. London
2. Ireland
3. Austrailia
4. Thailand

Things I am looking forward to in the coming year:
1. 21st Birthday! (9 months to go!!)
2. my pay check for this week (10 hours of sunday pay!!!)
3. visiting Nessa in Georgia
4. HOCKEY!!!!!!!

Four Friends I'm tagging:
1. Jess
2. Nessa
3. Marianna
4. your mom
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Oh. Fuck. [12 Apr 2008|12:10pm]
Let me take you back to a week ago today.

"Hi, work. I can't make it in today because there's a family emergency. Sorry." Then I went to a hockey game and got a free bobble head.


Back to the present.

In about an hour I'm going to have to make a call.
"Hi, work. I can't make it in today because there's no one here to drive my sorry ass."

Wonderful. I know I said I'm not thrilled about being there but that doesn't mean I want to get fired for calling out every goddamn saturday.


Sigh. At least if I have to call out it'll give me time to help my dad fix my car.
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"Neg!" "Pos!" [13 Mar 2008|03:43pm]
[ mood | excited ]

Am I seriously turning 20 tomorrow?

I don't feel 20 (and I certainly don't look it!!).

In fact I still feel like I'm 16.... or 6, depending on the day.

Don't you just hate when that happens?

Well, either way, this is going to be THE LONGEST YEAR OF MY LIFE!!! Seriously, why can't I be turning 21? I mean, it's Irish night at the arena (which is awesome) and all beers are only $1 (which would be awesome if I a. was 21 and b. actually liked beer).

Ah, well. It'll be fun anyway. = )

PS. To those attending, I am dead serious when I say I will extremely disappointed if Devil Dawg (and Mike Snow, if you can) don't come and harass the shit out of me.

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I Feel Pretty! [22 Feb 2008|04:54pm]
It's snowing, I'm bored, I'm in a oddly good mood (I think it's from listening to Roddy all day) and I feel like making a list, damnit!

A Few of the Many Things to do Before I Die
1. Get kicked out of a store. Sad, really, that I haven't done it yet.
2. Date a hockey player or at least hook up with one. It's a long shot but a girl can dream.
3. Pee on an electric fence. This one will be tough seeing as I'll either have to learn to pee standing up or find a disposable penis.
4. Pull a horrible prank on someone. Cream cheese in their deoderant would be a good one... or maybe clear gelatin in the toilet.
5. Road trip. This one is definitely going to happen when me and Jess go to visit Ness in Georgia.
6. Play ship's mast. This will hopefully be the last thing I do because I'm either going to die or get arressted in the process.
7. Spend a night in the drunk tank. Just because.
8. Be a nomad for a short while. If my parents go to Maine any time soon this one will definitely get crossed off my list.
9. Backpacking. Again, just because.
10. Skydive.
11. Hanglide.
12. Fly a plane. Would be really, really, cool but I don't see it happening. Ever.

And my all time favorites which is why I saved them for last.

13. Have sex in an elevator. Love in an elevator....
14. Sex in a tree. Thank "Whose The Biggest Pervert" for the idea.
15. Scuba sex. Because I said so.

Well. That was fun. What a shame I'm still bored out of my mind.
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GASP! A Serious-ish Post by Claire?!?!? [19 Sep 2007|07:06am]
The icon just says what you're all thinking. Don't worry I'm not announcing the fact that I'm going to keel over and die of some horrible flesh eating virus or ebola or whatever. I still have to wreak havoc in a nursing home!! I haven't LIVED yet.

Actually that last one's pretty true. Some old guy keeps telling me "you've never ____!?!?! You haven't lived!" He'd be right. I mean, I still need to go skinny dipping, sky diving, backpacking, and for a road trip and that doesn't even put a dent into my to-do list.

I also need to grow up somewhere along the lines. I'm not saying tomorrow or anytime this week and certainly not completely because let's face it, I wouldn't be Claire Anne Murphy without my childlike innocence. I think I have finally stepped onto the path to my adult life and I have changed a little bit(though they're very, VERY subtle changes). Now it's just a matter of taking it one step at a time. I'm still just a baby after all and Rome wasn't built in a day and all those other cliche sayings.

I wonder if they have twelve step programs for growing up.
Step 1. Acceptance- embrace that you're about to leave your childhood behind
Step 2. Denial- inevitable
Step 3. Re-acceptance- see step one
Step 4. Get a job- it'll be minimum wage and you'll probably hate it
Repeat Step 4 until you can find something better

Or is there a list of requirements like when you go to the RMV?
To be an adult you will need the following...
1. Proof of US residency and ID
2. Job that pays more than $10/hour
3. Horde of friends
4. Boyfriend/girlfriend/fiance/husband/wife/signifigant-other/life partner/fuck buddy
4. 2 story home with white picket fence in suburbs

Yeah, right!

I got my proof of residency and a good job (albeit one with shitty pay... and it's only seasonal). I don't have a horde of friends but I certainly like the ones I have. And I have my boyfriend who is the catalyst for those subtle changes I mentioned earlier. Did I mention how wonderful he is for putting up with my crazy-ass coming-of-age-but-still-teenage mentality? I mean it when I say it too. I really need to stop being so selfish because he's that guy you always hear about that contradicts every bad thing you've come to love to hate about other men. Don't be fooled though. He still has his faults (I DO TO KNOW HOW TO RIDE A BIKE!!!!!!). And he actually gets me to talk too!! About FEELINGS and things! Y'all know my last relationship went down the drain because I couldn't talk to my ex about how he was being an idiot. I think I'll keep this one around for a while. I'd say I have a second guy on the side but he'll give me shit for giving him shit about making jokes like that = )

My next step will be re-learning to budget my money. That's a lie. My next step is getting my license. Did I mention that my sister wants me to go for my road test on friday? I think I pooed myself when she said that.

Alas my hands are freezing and I grow weary of thinking of what to write... type. Whatever. So I'm going to cut this short. Life is good. Great in fact. It will continue to be so even after I move to Maine and I'm forced to drive down here an hour and fifteen minutes every day to see certain peoples. And I plan on keeping it that way.

This is Claire come at you live from her computer room with ice cold hands saying, Back off! My slice of happiness, Bitches! = P

PS. To a certain reader, isn't Post Jr.'s big brother lovely? He doesn't talk about you much but you know I still love you. = )
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SHOW ME THE MONEY!!!!! [17 Sep 2007|10:03pm]
My new job rocks. It's a million times better than the dog wash. My new boss kicks major ass. He's wicked laid back. And frankly it doesn't get much better than kickin back and hanging up Halloween decorations all day.

Now if I could just hold onto a payckeck long enough for it to actually see the bank for a week before I have to write a check.... HAHA! Good thing I'm an hour early for work everyday!

Keep your fingers crossed for a big bag o' money to fall into my lap!! = P
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[31 Aug 2007|01:06pm]
It's been a while since I last updated so I thought I'd throw something random out there to assure you all that I am in fact still alive.

Your name
You will be aLap Dancer
This Fun Quiz created by BlogQuiz.Net at BlogQuiz.Net
Awesome car videos at Car-Videos.Biz



Well now know what I'm supposed to do when I quit the dog wash!! hahaha!!
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[24 May 2007|10:39am]
[ mood | happy ]

Life is Good. = )

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[18 Nov 2006|10:24am]
This is by far the strangest music video I haver ever seen. I'm still trying to wrap my head around it.

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[05 Apr 2006|06:33pm]
Yesterday I gave Ms. Gustin a note from my doctor excusing my eight days of absence.

I think I was more motivated to go to school before I found out that I have six absences left. Well... five now.
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[04 Apr 2006|03:28pm]
Is it so wrong to ask that something so simple go right, just once?
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[23 Mar 2006|07:09am]

Since some of you have been underestimating the power of mono. Here's something to give you a little idea of why I haven't been in school for about a week and won't be for awhile. 

Mono is not something that you recover from after a few days of watching shitty daytime television. You don't just recover suddenly and spring back to your normal routine, all happy, bouncy, and energetic. If you go to say, MySpace and look at the "Mononucleosis Owns" group, you'll see that some people were still weak from it for up to THREE MONTHS after their symptoms went away. This isn't the flu, people. This is far worse. In a post on said MySpace group, someone reffered to it as the holocaust. I find that to be a rather accurate description of what goes on in one's throat.

According to CNN.com, and at least a thousand other sites, the sore throat one experiences from mono lasts for a few weeks but the swollen lymph nodes (glands, or tonsils, whichever you prefer to call them) last much, much longer. Typically one suffers the symptoms of mono for FOUR to SIX WEEKS. That's a MONTH PLUS with nothing to be done except to wait it out.

Now, I've done a Google search and in the lj-cut are the top two images I found. If nothing I've already said came across to you, than these should. Be warned; these images are not for the weak of stomach.

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[20 Mar 2006|05:12pm]
You guys suck. I would give ANYTHING to be rid of my mono. Or atleast the agonizing pain I'm in right now. I would rather someone shot me in the leg and poured lemon juice, salt, and bleach on it.
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mono-some ramblings [19 Mar 2006|05:49pm]
I was wondering about what the woman wrote my blood test for mono. Next to mononucleosis it said "strong pos" pos obviously being short for positive. So, if there's such a thing as "strong positive" can there also be a "weak positive" or a "moderately but not too much to worry about positive" Which kinda makes me think of that commercial that has to do with pregnancy and the woman says "I'm just a little pregnant" does that mean you can be "just a little ebola-rific?" or "a little bit dead" The dead thing of course reminds me of the Princess Bride when Miracle Max says Wesley is only "mostly dead"

Yeah. I'm being starved of outside contact. I've posted like 5 times as much in the past three days as I have in the three months. And I wrote my sister a 6 paragraph e-mail. Make mono go away!!
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[17 Mar 2006|08:54am]
I'm pretty sure it's strep throat. The white spots on my tonsils were the leading clue to this conclusion. I'll have to go to the doctor today to find out for sure... and get some meds. I just hope it's nothing worse than strep.
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