January in a Whirlwind

I know last time I left a entry on LJ it was pretty shitty. So I got my grades back then and I once again am having a difficult time with my school. It’s so frustrating, seriously what is is going to take to catch a break at this damn school and graduate! So the 1 class that I needed to pass majorly, I didn’t. And since this class is a prerequisite for a class I’m already enrolled in the spring, it means I could get booted from this class. And another bull shit thing about it is both of these classes are only offered once a year. That really screws up my life. I am currently scheduled to graduate this summer sometime. And after talking to the professors about my dilemma I was able to get a lil grasp of air. Basically I have to take a placement exam at the end of February to prove that I belong in the class I am enrolled in. Oh this spring semester does not look pretty. Yeah and I’ll have to take 2 classes in the summer now, not 1. So 2006 has gotten off on a major slump. I’ve had a few people asking me if I’d be interested in some jobs, but I don’t know what to do b/c I frankily won’t know EXACTLY when I’ll have my freaking degree!!

In recaps of the last couple weeks, 2 weekends ago we went to the North American International Autoshow. Seen some sweet cars as usual. In a very depressing manor, I think my wonderful camera that has provided me with nearly 5000 pictures on my picture website has finally had its rest. The pictures are barely coming out and it doesn’t want to give a good picture yet. May S230 rest in piece. As for last weekend Friday we had a poker night at Jason’s house with Shawn and Ron. After a couple rounds of poker and plenty to drink we headed up to the Post for some more drinking. It was really dead there so we continued on to Tiki Bob’s. More drinking and then back to Justin’s place to crash. Saturday was my cousin, Milena’s, birthday party. So we went there, Natalie and I. Later that night we met up with Nikki and Neil to go out to Canada. It was probably one of the strangest nights. Lots of same sex dance, unofficial homo night maybe? Anyways there was this chick that was passing out cards to fill out for a raffle, we all filled one out.

During last week I recieved a call from Bentley’s. Sure enough I won free drinks for this past Friday, 35 drinks to be exact. Sweetness! I go to call Natalie to tell her and, what do ya know, she won too! What are the odds that both of us win? So now we have 70 drinks to put down in less than 4 hours. That coming Friday we got the whole gang to get and some for some free drinking. It kinda sucked that it was only well drinks, but free is free. Probably the cheapest night of my life! As for Saturday we were supposta go snowboarding, but being up so late the night before, it didn’t happen. So after waking up and a lil breakfast at Ram’s Horn, Natalie and I got ready and went to her cousin Ethan’s 2nd birthday. We got him a Ben Wallace jersey. It was sweet. After the birthday party Natalie and I went to Nick and Jenny’s to watch a movie. Sandlot 2. Not the greatest to similar to the original, not that great. Sunday was a big sleeping in day. Literally laid in bed til 3:30. It was awesome. Later that evening Rachel’s mom Kathy needed some work on her computer so I took care of that, then I worked on Marisa’s video for her cheerleading competition. It was quite the weekend.

This upcoming weekend is probably one of the most anticipated one for Detroit, MI. It’s Super Bowl weekend and host right here in the city of Detroit! I’m not 100% what our plans are yet for the big game, but I’m sure they’ll be good. Saturday morning we bumped last weeks snowboarding trip to this upcoming week. I need it badly. I seriously found a new sport that I just love. I need more of it. Now that I’ve started to make a lil bit of money I want to get back to the gym. I think I met get a membership this weekend. Things are just so hectic from work to night school to web work to video editing to graphics editing to printing things to computer fixes. It’s so hard to squeeze in other things when I just wanna rest on the weekends.

There is much to expect in the next months to come. February 11th we’ve planned on going up to Natalie’s place in Caseville with some family and friends. Also there is an awesome concert I can’t wait for in March. As for now I this week is going to be just as busy as the last and I live for the weekends. Only 4 more days til.

Time to go, class tonight should be just as boring as the last, but I need to learn this stuff (actually this professor is really cool, I really like his teaching ethics. Good man)

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This is just frickin beautiful, school is something else

To long of a story to write right now, so I’ll leave you with this. The lyrics to a song I feel right now, slightly modified b/c its not about my relationship. I love Natalie, we’re awesome. It’s about other big things in my life, my academics……

Like I said; “leave your baggage at the back door.”
Where I’m leaving you the way I think it should be.
We’re always pulling into spaces (that we can’t back out of)
Starting fights.
We cant talk our way out of this
(talk our way out of this)
Talk our way out of this.

How does it feel to be on the receiving end of this one?
Of this one?

I’m half way there,
(and its all on me)
This is what I get for wanting more,
For wanting more.

This is the way its got to be.
Dancing on all these changes
So I walk around with this rope in my hand
(rope in my hand)
So I’ll tie it around, and around and around.
I’ll tie me down.

I’ll fantisize of being manic and leaving this behind.
In your eyes, you were the one that tried.

Acceptance is what holds this here
Then you my dear are the one I fear tonight.
We’ll try this one more time.

This is the moment that we all live for.
Are you ready?
Are you ready?

I’m half way there,
(and its all on me)
This is what I get for wanting more,
For wanting more.

This is the way its got to be.
Dancing on all these changes
So I walk around with this rope in my hand
(rope in my hand)
So I’ll tie it around, and around and around.
I’ll tie me down.

You cant see past my waving hands.
(just running away again)
You cant see past my waving hands.
(good-bye)

(it gets so loud it hurts my ears.)

I wanna know how to get through this
(how to get through this)
Without choking up.
I wanna know how to get through this
(how to get through this)
Without choking up.
I cant feel you,
You’re so far from me.

This is what I get for wanting more
This is what I get for wanting more
(and its all on me)
This is what I get for wanting more
This is what I get for wanting more
(and its all on me)
This is what I get for wanting more
This is what I get for wanting more
(and its all on me)

A new year and busy holidays

Ok, here`s a look back at the past month.

I finished up my school semester on December 16th. The semester was whoa busy and I can’t believe that I was actually able to finish everything that I had to do. For my Computer Networks class, our group wrote this awesome Mail User Client in Java. It’s tight. The week after moving home from school I spent the next 5 days in the hospital with Natalie. Natalie had her wisdom teeth pulled and since she’s on Coumadin (a blood thinner) it’s a long drawn out precautionary process. Basically they have to bridge her on Heparin (another blood thinner with a quicker half-life) in order to perform the procedure. She wasn’t the happiest of people that week. I worked on that Tuesday, but for the rest of the week I spent my days and nights with her in Ann Arbor, chillin out in the hospital. Friday morning Danko and I went to Mt Holly for some much needed snowboarding. Friday night I fell asleep with her in the hospital and drove her home in the morning, Christmas Eve that is.

So for Christmas Eve we had a lot to do. After taking her home I went to my house and showered up and back over her house for Christmas Eve with her family. Later that night we went over my Aunt Carries house for my dad’s side of the family. Christmas day was awesome too! Natalie spent most of the day with her family and father while I was at home with mine. Later that day we went over her cousins house for another Christmas party. Later that night it was back to my house with my family, once again. Christmas was overall fun and quite busy.

That Monday Natalie and I really just relaxed after a much happening week. Tuesday morning I went with my family up north to my grandpa’s place in Cedar, MI. I had a good time up there, but it woulda been 10x better if we had snow! With all the rain most of the snow was melted and no snowmobiling took place, damness. After the week up there I came home for the New Years!! I’ve been planning quite the party at my house to bring in the New Year

The party at my house was awesome. I had a good number of close friends and family. We had a liqour pong table setup and so much effin food for everyone! Lots of drinking occured and there were many drunken ones, including myself. The highlight of the night has to be my cousin, Nick, proposing to his g/f Jenny. Nuts, my cousins gettin married!

Click here to watch Nick propose to Jen

Bringing in the 2006 year was a blast and I’m sure everyone had a great time.

After new years it was time for another vacation for myself. Along with Eady and crew we drove up to Blue Mountain for the week of snowboarding. Oh was it an awesome trip. The snow kinda sucked and it rained 1 day, but overall the trip was sweet. I’m actually finally getting the hang of this snowboarding stuff!

There are pictures of all the events list above on my picture website so if you’re interested in more pictures you hafta go to anthonypix.com Everything is logged right there, in full technicolor!

So I think that sums it up, my last month in action. Its 2006 and a whole new year for me. By the beginning of 2007 I’ll be completed with school, have a new job, and well a whole new life. Its actually quite scary! I guess we’ll just have to see where things go from there. I have class tonight at OCC along with every other monday and wednesday of the next 16 weeks. Ughh, I just can’t wait to graduate. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Only 27 credits left for my degree and minor! Woot! It’s nearing.

Time goes by so quickly. I can’t wait to see what the future beholds!