Thursday, August 02, 2007
  Holy Scheitze, I need a nap!
Who went to sleep at 2 a.m.?

Why? I got a note at, oh, 12:05 a.m. that I did indeed need to cite all my quotes from Frederick Douglass, although the whole paper was based on his Narrative. Agh. So I have until tonight to do that. But I stayed up last night working on it anyhow. Stupid. And now, so.. tired. I'm getting a headache, too. Frontal forehead, though, not right side of the forehead, so that's alright by me.

All these veggies are starting to pay off. The jeans I've been living in for months and months and months are too loose. Yay! So this is the wear-a-belt phase of losing weight. A while from now, it will be the buy-new-pants phase. That will be good. No, actually, I can just do the get-the-old-jeans-out thing. That will be better. Right now, everything still looks pretty bad, plus my formerly favorite jeans are annoying and I have to keep pulling them up, so.. uh, there really is no bright side to right now. But that's okay. I'll be muy paciente for a couple of months.

Alright, time to go home and take a nap!
Congradulations on the weight loss!

I was in lots of shots this weekend ( My sisters and brother threw a party for my Mom's 75th ) and I now know I need to lose ( A lot) of weight after seeing the photos. Errrr
We rented a limo and went from Peach Tree City to downtown Atlanta to a Dinner Murder Mystery
Theater Play where everyone plays a part. Very nice!

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I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


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Making a difference

A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.

One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.

When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.

An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.

When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."

The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"

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