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College course is going well, passed my first assessment this week and got a "great work" on my assignment. Not bad for an old fogey who hasn't studied since the late eighties!
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3b in South Australia.
I'm taking off of school early today! I'm more then happy that it is Friday!!!!

On the agenda:: staying up late, watch movies, eat junk food, celebrate that the weekend is here and that I got through the first week of school, and SLEEP IN!!!!!!
<3 Our love is like the wind; I can't see it. But I can feel it. <3
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I saw a very beautiful falcon about half an hour ago. S/he was poised on a wire, scanning the horizon. Her skull was small, but looked, from my vantage point below, very flat.

Predator birds are often so beautiful. Such a contradiction.
Riding a bike can make you fat, here's how.

After a short spin around the block we come back and run into our neighbors. After chatting with them a bit she thanked me for some blueberry cobbler I shared a few weeks ago then proceeded to ask if I like devils food cake. Uh...YES, I never turn down dessert. So she brings me a huge piece AND homemade vanilla ice cream.

If we hadn't gone for that bike ride we wouldn't have run into them and I wouldn't be stuffing my face...um, delicately eating cake and ice cream for dessert tonight.
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Went yardsaling this morning and I found Moroccan Argan Oil Curl Creme and Mask (5 of each) for .25 each!!! I'm soooo happy I found them!!!
<3 Our love is like the wind; I can't see it. But I can feel it. <3
We got our professional wedding photos today! Yay!

spring has terrible terrible neighbors. I think I need to come out there and kick their butts. (and then steal their cake and ice cream)
In Western PA
Found NC in 2004. CG since 2-05, going grey since 9-05. 3B with some 3A.
Hair texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
Suave & VO5 cond, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
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I got a cool octopus ring today for $3.50!
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spring has terrible terrible neighbors. I think I need to come out there and kick their butts. (and then steal their cake and ice cream)
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
Make sure you get their recipe as you're whopping hiney because this stuff was GOOD. DH said "How come our ice cream never turns out this creamy..." And the cake warmed for a few seconds in the microwave was like warm chocolate heaven. *swoon*




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Our long lost best friend has come back. It's so good to see SO have his buddy back.
High Priestess JessMess, follower of the Goddess of the Coiling Way and Confiscator of Concoctions in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

A beautiful sunny day.
Going for some good buffalo wings tonite.
In Western PA
Found NC in 2004. CG since 2-05, going grey since 9-05. 3B with some 3A.
Hair texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
Suave & VO5 cond, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
http://public.fotki.com/jeepcurlygurl/ password jeepy **updated Aug 2014**
https://www.facebook.com/lifetheuniverseandtodd
Eddy didn't have to have another brazilian and pee test this morning. I don't know who's happier him or me. But yay his infection is gone. I love my Eddy.
Fat does not make you fat. It's actually pretty important.
Had a gift card for Amazon so I got a pair of Levis skinny cargo pants and a set of waterproof eyeliner in awesome colors - Royal blue, silver blue, metallic green, copper, gold, brown, black, white (the only color I don't think I will ever use).
Got them today!
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In Western PA
Found NC in 2004. CG since 2-05, going grey since 9-05. 3B with some 3A.
Hair texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
Suave & VO5 cond, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
http://public.fotki.com/jeepcurlygurl/ password jeepy **updated Aug 2014**
https://www.facebook.com/lifetheuniverseandtodd
I got a cool octopus ring today for $3.50!
Originally Posted by SpaghettiHead
My nephew and puppy dog would LOVE LOVE LOVE to have an octopus ring!

You might be their new idol.

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

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pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
This is probably silly, but I really enjoy putting half and half in my coffee from this adorable little glass jar and it tastes great to boot.

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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Well, first of all... I got a 100% on my Algebra quiz today! I'm pretty sure that's the first time I've gotten a 100% on anything math related since like... 3rd grade.

AND I have this really cute little curl going on at the front of my hair that's making me laugh! I wish my whole head would curl like that. I can't stop playing with it...
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"And death is at your doorstep
And it will steal your innocence
But it will not steal your substance
But you are not alone in this"

“My ability to turn good news into anxiety is rivaled only by my ability to turn anxiety into chin acne.” - Tina Fey
I'm surprised I didn't post this here (well I didn't see it if I did at least) :

I took the first of my certification exams. It was a written exam with 135 questions. I had 3 hours to take the test. I needed to pass with an 80% or higher. I finished the test in 45 minutes and got two wrong. I got a 98%!!!!

I hestitated taking this test for like 3 years for fear. Little did I know that I am WAY too strict on myself!!!!

So now I have to wait for CA to pass its budget so that the oral exams can be scheduled and I can take and pass THAT test with flying colors. And then I will be changing careers!


ETA: I took the exam the day before my oral surgery. I was in some serious pain. Thankfully the Advil didn't interfere with my brain.
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Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
My horse massage therapist is one of those people who is strongly pro-horse and not afraid to tell owners they are doing the wrong thing for thei horses. I respect that about her, and her interest in my horse's well-being is why I pay her to help with it.

I've never heard her say good things about a horse's treatment until recently. She is telling everyone what a great job I'm doing with my horse and her description of his conditioning to me today was "magnificent." That means more coming from her than just about any other person. e

Sent from my "smart"phone. Please excuse typos!
The pews never miss a sermon but that doesn't get them one step closer to Heaven.
-Speckla

But at least the pews never attend yoga!
I'm surprised I didn't post this here (well I didn't see it if I did at least) :

I took the first of my certification exams. It was a written exam with 135 questions. I had 3 hours to take the test. I needed to pass with an 80% or higher. I finished the test in 45 minutes and got two wrong. I got a 98%!!!!

I hestitated taking this test for like 3 years for fear. Little did I know that I am WAY too strict on myself!!!!

So now I have to wait for CA to pass its budget so that the oral exams can be scheduled and I can take and pass THAT test with flying colors. And then I will be changing careers!


ETA: I took the exam the day before my oral surgery. I was in some serious pain. Thankfully the Advil didn't interfere with my brain.
Originally Posted by Curlyminx
Good job! What kind of certification are you getting?

I ranked #2 on a test I took for a job with the county! I've been trying to get into a county job for a few years and you have to place 3rd to be guaranteed an interview. I always place at least 6th, but I think this may be the best I've done. Now I wait to hear about scheduling my interview...fingers crossed!
Originally Posted by Jaynee
I was offered the job today! I was shocked because I just interviewed on Tuesday and they told me they'd get back to me within a couple of weeks. I thought I might hear back next week and then hopefully get called for a second interview, but nope, they just hired me! Now for the lengthy background check, which I have no worries about, it will just take a while. But, yay!

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