Archive: August 2004

Cedar Point, Saginaw, and LOTR

Back to last Wednesday, went to Cedar Point with half of the Myrtle Beach trip along with some Newbies. PJ, Renee, Sarah, Mike, Emily, Chris, Natalie, and I spent the day in Sandusky. It was an awesome day to go. No one there, everyone was back to school, middle of the week, hot and sunny. We rode so many of the ride so quick that we were ready to leave by 6pm. It was nuts. Rode em all, Millenium, Raptor, Mantis, Magnum……Ha, we even got stuck on Snake River Falls. The ride fucked up when we were going up and they gave us free passes to ride any ride whenever we wanted and sit where ever we wanted. So bad ass. Later that night I was out, slept for quite some time.

Then on Friday Natalie and I joined Emily in moving back up to school Saginaw Valley State U. We were scheduled to goto Central too, but things just never worked out and we ended up getting some alcohol and drank a lil Friday night. Saturday we came back home after spending 4 hours in the car and getting caught in dumbass traffic. Crazy car accident. Saturday night Mike, Sarah, Natalie, and I started the great trilogy, The Lord Of The Rings. We almost finished the first one Saturday night.

Sunday night we finished the first one and watched most of the 2nd one. We hope to finish it tonight, if not, by tomorrow night. So far so good. It’s extremely long, but not boring. I’m liking it. Oh, oh, oh, one more weee thing, Nat’s ma made us a proposition that she’d buy us Metallica concert tickets if we took her brother. So October Natalie and I will be going to the Metallica – Godsmack concert. So sweet!

Works been slow, it’s time for me to go home. Later, have fun in class to all those in, haha, I got 5 more weeks!! Bitches….

missing the beaches

Myrtle Beach is definitely being missed right now. I wish I could go back!! It was helluva lotta fun!! I’ve already begun to plot out next years trip!! More details still to come. Let’s see…. last week, Thursday, Natalie, Emily, PJ, and I went up to surpise Renee for her 20th birthday. We ate Red Lobster. She was really surprised.

Friday I worked then after I was to help Natalie’s father move out of his house. Long story. Hmmmm I guess that means story time!! Read on….

Ok, Natalie’s father lives lived in a house in Novi with a roommate whom also works with him. Natalie’s father, Gary, worked as a bartender, at a hotel along with his roommate Chris. Well over a small dispute at work Gary and Chris got into a lil bit of a push and shove and well Chris decided to press charges against Gary for assault and battery. So Gary loses his job and well his house he lives in. Chris got a PPO on him and Gary’s not allowed to live in his own house. And the thing is 90% of the shit in the house belongs to Gary. Chris also has his girlfriend and his manic depressant, bipolar mother living with them. So Gary can’t move his shit out of the house without the cops being there. And the last 2 times we tried moving the shit out they’d only give us 30minutes at a time, which anyone knows that you can’t move your whole house out in that time. So Gary was able to schedule time [Friday] to empty out his house, he rented a truck and made an appointment with the cops. So we get there to move shit out and well Chris and his chick aren’t their and the bipolar, manic dep mother wouldn’t answer the phone. It was a complete waste of time. This whole dilemma is much bull shit. So for now Gary is living in at Nat’s house for now until he can move out to somewhere else. Just a crazy as story.

So thats what I spent my time doing on Friday. Saturday was a much busy day too.

On Saturday I woke up at Natalie’s and the went home and cleaned up then went to my uncle’s house to fix his computer. Spent a few hours there and was able to get everything he had listed fixed. After that I went to a Ooooh Sooo fun LAN Party. Last weekend I had met a kid at Nikki’s 21st Surprise B-Day party whom was throwing one, so I went. It was pretty sweet! We played games like Battlefield Vietnam, Counterstrike, and Quake 3. Good ‘ol LAN parties. After a few hours of gaming I went to my cousin Jewel’s graduation party at her house. Loaded fun, as always expected with the family.

Crashed the night with Natalie at her house. Spent most, if not all of Sunday sleeping around, playing on the computer and watching the Olympics. Nothing to new out of the ordinary. Next week, Wednesday, a group of us are going to Cedar Point. That’s gonna be shweet! I love rollercoaster, major rush! That’s about it.

Work is slow today. Time to go find a lil sumptin to do. Bye.

Myrtle Beach trip!!!

Ayite last week was the much awaited trip to Myrtle Beach. I’ll recap the awesome trip!! Our group was Rob Klienhardt, Abbey Rzeppa, Emily Bousson, Renee Fox, PJ Scally, Neil Galeck, Natalie Hunwick and myself. This is what we did-

This night we all got together, packed things up and after a million and 1 confusions we were off on the road by 10pm. PJ drove the Durango and I drove the Freestar. 4 and 4. On the way down PJ got a warning ticket in Ohio for following to close to me. Haha, the trip was a shaky start.

We continued to drive throughout the night into the early mornings. It was getting really rough. Driving 16 fucking hours can really kick our ass! We pulled over in North Carolina at a Shoney’s, had breakfast and napped a little bit before we actually got back on the road. I was dyin, so was PJ. The driving was really killin us!! Later we finally arrived in Myrtle Beach around 4pm and we checked into our kick ass hotel, Camelot By The Sea!! It had 3 full bedrooms, a full kitchen, a family room, 2 bathrooms, and a really big balcony!! Natalie and I had the master bedroom with a really big King size bed. Oh was every night awesome!! After checking in and shit we went down to the beach and went swimming for a lil bit. At night we took out Rob for his 21st birthday at a local bar, Beach Bumz. He really got fucked up after we all bought him shots. He then tempted to go swimming in the ocean at round 1am. I had to go get him out of the shark infested waters. The rest of the night was kinda a take it easy night after an extremely long day of nearly 48 straight hours with no sleep. I slept like a baby.

We woke up round 10amish and got up and went down to the beach. Didn’t do too much throughout the day. We bought these Myrtle Beach cups and mixed drinks in them and brought them down to the beach. It was really refreshing to be with such a beautiful and wonderful girl on the hot sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach with a chilly drink in my hand. A true dream come true. We took it easy that day and just bummed around. Later that night we went to Barefoot Landing and ate at Dick’s Last Resort where the whole staff makes fun of you while you eat. They truely are dicks. It was funny as hell tho! We drank after we got back and went to bed.

Another day of sunshine and fun. Well actually it rained a little in the morning, but by 1ish it was hot and sunny! We went down by the beach again and chilled and went swimmin. It was a lot of fun. 6 of us went out to eat at a seafood restaurant just down the street from out hotel, The Topless Oyster. Natalie and I split this crazy as meal. It was nuts. It had crab legs, unopened fresh Oysters and Clams, unpeeled Shrimp, sausage, and corn on the cob. A huge mound of food. It was definitely an awesome experience. After dinner we went back to our hotel and well had the best time. By far this was the craziest most funnest night of them all! Did we all ever drink and the shit that went on definitely was the type of shit that stays in Myrtle Beach!! Great great night!

Good good day again. Hot, sunny. Laid around more at the beach and in the ocean. Lots of relaxing. That night we went out to Planet Hollywood for dinner as a full group. It was a lot of fun and yet sad to think that that was our final full day of our sweet as vacation. We drank a lil more after the restuarant, but things we really winding down and it wasn’t that late of a night, 3amish. Night time.

We woke up kinda early, packed, and cleaned our hotel room up. We had to check out of our hotel by 11am. After checkout we went driving along the strip, did some last minute shopping, then started our gruesome drive back home. Through the day and night we drove and drove and drove. This time we took I-77 and cut through the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia.

Finally made it home at 7am in the morning. Natalie and I just went to my house and passed out. We slept half the day before we decided to unpack and return the van rental. What an exhausting day.

The trip was a much success!! I wish we could go back down there. It was way to short of a trip.

This past weekend I spent most of it working on a DVD of the trip. I edited a fully featured film with music, 80’s music that is, since the theme of the trip was 80’s music and family guy. I’ve never really watched the show before until the trip. And what a great show!! I went and bought the seasons on DVD the day I got home from the trip!

You gotta see our trip on DVD! It features the film, and bonus materials such as photo galleries, extended footage, movie trailers, and much more!! Let me know sometime and I could show ya it! It was a blast!

Now I’m back here at work sadly but true. Just working working. I miss Myrtle Beach. It was probably the greatest vacation I’ve been on yet!! Next year is already in the making. And this time I’ve got more ideas for the trip!!

Ayite I’m out.

Not to forget here are a few pictures from the trip:

Just a small vision into the amazing Myrtle Beach trip!!!