Saturday, May 23, 2009
sorry i been so quiet. i can't say i'm too busy.. hello, no job! but most of my online time is spent busily reviewing forums and stuff like that. haven't been in the mood to blog.

let's see..

remember the maldives v. fiji question. sounds like it'll be fiji.

yes, you're allowed to hate me.

this is where i wanna stay for at least part of it, an eco-friendly resort:

we'll be staying in one of those little water-front huts. whee! :)

also going here:

:) :) :)

so that's the big news.


um, let's see. oh, today i was walking my dogs. all three. we were walking by a little apartment complex. and this lady comes out of her apartment to yell at me - dogs are not allowed there. i'm like, um, i'm just walking by. she keeps on. i'm like, omg, i'm walking my dogs - can you just leave me in peace? she keeps on. i'm walking like.. in the parking spots, mind you, because there is no sidewalk there. my other option was THE ROAD. the dogs are up in the common-area grass, running - not peeing or pooping, just running along all happy. if she would've left me along, we would've been dust in 15 seconds. but no. i finally say, "wow, do you have NOTHING BETTER TO DO?" and keep walking. then a guy comes out of her apartment. i'm far away at this point, but he starts yelling.. you know, something along the lines of "excuse me?" and then reiterating that DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED. i was already pissy so this was not helping. i'm like, "wow, you really need to get a life. i'm WALKING MY DOGS." he kept on. i turn around and yell back at him because he's still like.. threatening me or something... all mad and yelling.. so i'm like, "call the cops on me. please! go ahead! FOR WALKING MY DOGS." honestly. fucking floridians. the funny thing is about 45 seconds later, we were back in my neighborhood and the three dogs were BARRELING THROUGH this lady's yard. she was out by her car, so she saw them... and was like, "OH! DOGGIES! HELLO!" all happy. her own, private yard... not just some in-front-of-the-apartment patch of grass. i don't know on what planet people get mad at other people for walking by with three adorable dogs - what comes of that? seriously? get a life, or get a nice little real housewives of new jersey habit and, you know, LEAVE ME ALONE.

i just gotta say that it was mighty dumb of that couple to throw a fit because now i'll make sure we ALWAYS walk that way. and if sebastian wants to poop there, i'll let him. :)

okay, that's all. for now anyway!
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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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