I cut my finger today. I wasn’t paying attention while taking the dishes out of the dishwasher machine and a knife slipped. Coral and I were having a “discussion” about my job and about how I need to be the bad guy with Madelyn sometimes. She is entering the terrible two’s about half a year early and I’m not so good at the serious face. A knife slipped and my reaction was to grab it all slick like before it hit the ground… but its a knife and it sliced my finger. Then Madelyn started mashing the buttons on the TV and needed a time out… and wouldn’t you know it, after the tears it worked. She came out of baby jail reformed! Maybe her stuffed Quatchi cell mate helped her find Islam?
I live life with a fairly hefty level of stress at all times. I tell myself its a healthy stress, keeps me hungry, but now I don’t really believe that. It took a bloody TV commercial and this article today and remembering this blog post for me to realize it. The TV commercial was for Kashi and showed these people hiking through the bush on some sort of trek. I thought, “man, I’d like to do that.” But I can not. Sadness. I also want to visit Greenland some day, that would be pretty cool.
Well, maybe I could do a trek… its not like it requires much. Time I suppose. And two working legs and I have those.
Blogging about Coldplay’s new live record LeftRightLeftRightLeft generated a comment on Facebook from someone talking about the Konami Code. But when I think Konami Code, I think about this old band i used to listen to all the time called Up Up Down Down (and all the rest of if).
What a perfect song, and what a perfect minute-and-a-half of music video. And only viewed 9,000 times… for shame.
I think I’ve made my final decision on school. I know I’ve been dragging my feet on making a call for some time, but I just wanted to weigh some pros and cons and make sure that I can afford the prospect of school and still keeping the bills paid and the baby fed.
I think I will try to get myself accepted to BCIT’s Technology Management degree program. Sadly, this program doesn’t seem to contain any graphic design courses… but the job will hopefully allow me to step up and find a leadership role in broadcasting or another business all together.
Nothing is set in stone yet, but I like BCIT better than Royal Roads because it is cheaper, less application hurdles, less money, no on-campus requirement and teaches practical management skills. So unless I find something better in the next few days, BCIT it is.
Goodness, all this Up Up Down Down I’ve been jamming out has me nostalgic for more Up Up Down Down music. I used to have more but I guess all the transferring of files over the years has had me lose a couple albums. Oh well, Perris, CA was always my fave and its the one I got. Too bad its just 5 wonderful songs.
Go with yourself.