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New way to be organized and some other words of wisdom

Jan. 23rd, 2013 | 01:36 pm

I have developed a method to keep track of what is important and keep things organized. After reading this hilarious result from my favorite movitational/irritational speaker

I decided to use a new system this week.

StopDo List:

KeepDoing List:

StartDo List:

In addition to my task list in Outlook which are things I want do each day. I realize people out of habbit due things that sabatoge their success without realizing it due to the failure to acknowledge it. I take sleep medication when I have insomia.

As a result I sleep in too much if I am not working and it throws off my whole pattern. That is on my stopdo list. I created a stopdo list before when I had other problems a few years ago such as worrying over trivial things and anxiety. I stopped as a result and it works great.

I encourage others to give it a try. In this week alone I got so much more accomplished. I got a great interview for a popular antivirus and security company and I got my reference after working for free for a month at another school doing everything from custodial work to working with reading comprehension groups for students to start subbing.

The other job is in San Diego and Tampa and I would be traveling back and forth. I really hope I get and I have not been this excited in awhile.

Another thing I did this year was to cut toxic people out of my life and so far the results are great. I cut someone on my friendslist and my exgf (she cut me actually) and my drama is gone. I highly recommend anyone to do this if they are in a relationship with or a friendship with someone that is an energy vampire. Let them know your expectations and cut off time. When they are ready they can come back.

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Jan. 15th, 2013 | 05:51 pm
mood: nostalgicnostalgic

Cross posted from my facebook ...

Another favorite album of the last decade that is underated. To fast forward tracks the top comment has quick links. Memories of Las Vegas, New York, and other places from 2001 - 2004.

My favorite songs from this album are: Sunday, 18, I do not worry, and Fireworks. Brilliant mix. This album clears anxiety when I listen to it when I am stressed for some reason even if some are a little blue. Still one of my favorite albums of all time.

What do you all think? (besides the first track "We are made of Starts")

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Jan. 14th, 2013 | 07:38 pm

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It may not be a nirvana nor a Beatles album

Dec. 20th, 2012 | 12:18 am
mood: nostalgicnostalgic
music: Moby - Play

But it is one of my favorite albums of all time that never gets old when I play it.

Both this and Moby 18 are awesome and very underated albums. It is so last decade but I do not care and I still get memories listening this, yet unlike the other classics it never gets old. The later songs in the album are my favorite. His newer stuff is ... meh.

But the mixes were really good including the song South Side with Gwen Steffani are awesome.

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This is freakin cool

Dec. 5th, 2012 | 01:03 am

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A dream

Dec. 1st, 2012 | 01:11 pm

I was out which appeared to be a fair or outdoor festival of some sort. It was bone chilling cold. It started to snow, but it didn't stick. It was just muddy and dirty from it. I was hungry but the food there was nasty and in the end I just wanted to go home. My parents were with me and I ditched and walked through some mud under a fence. Odd thing was I was in a warm place typically on the gulf where you would not expect to see snow at all? I told people I was in Alaska and they laughed as the palm trees faded away to the spruce pines I typically see up there.

I finally found the car and drove up the road with these parking lots. I couldn't park. First the car would make weird nice, then a robot (yes a freaking droid) would try to park the car and tell me he couldn't as people were crowding parking spaces. I had to drive around and park in a place I didn't want to park because of the weird symmetry of the other car angles.

I wanted to go home and cuddle in a fetal position to stay warm and missed my favorite sweater I used to own in Alaska that my wife had. I picked up my phone to call Anne to ask her to mail it. I heard a very flirteous voice of her and tone that I have not heard in a long time and then she started talking about other things that didn't involve me. I then heard another womens voice on the phone and it was obvious she was not connected to me and coudn't communicate so I hung up to go alone in the cold home. The end.

I am trying to interpret this dream.

It was surreal to her voice as it was so real. But bizaarely, I am pretty sure my exwife is not a lesbian. I have no idea wtf that was about? I could see another man she was talking too. The car thing according to Dreammood.com mean

"To dream that you are parking your car represents your desire to settle down. Alternatively, it means that you feel accomplished in your goals and satisfied with your life. If you have difficulty parking the car, then it means that you are in some sort of a rut. You are feeling restless. Perhaps you wished you had taken a different path in your life.

To dream that you parked your car in a non-parking zone suggests that you are poking your head in places where you do not belong. If you forgot where you parked, then it indicates that you have lost your direction in life. You are going off track."

I think that settles it as it is none of my business. The weather channel on TV in the dream showed snow and it has meaning as well

"To see snow in your dream signifies your inhibitions, unexpressed emotions and feelings of frigidity. You need to release and express these emotions and inhibitions. Alternatively, snow means that you are feeling indifferent, alone and neglected. If the snow is melting, then it suggests that you are acknowledging and releasing emotions you have repressed. You are overcoming your fears and obstacles. If you are driving in the snow, then it means that you need to be extra cautious about how your approach your goals.

To see dirty snow in your dream refers to a lost in innocence, impurity and uncleanness. Some aspect of yourself or situation has been tainted.

and last not least with food
"To eat bad-tasting food in your dream indicates some sourness or resentment in your emotional state of mind.".

I did have another strange dream 2 years ago about a year before my divorce with a similiar theme with my ex in a lesbian relationship. But I felt it was due to insecurity. In that dream my whole roof got blown off in my home. She find these qualities in another person eventually and left me. A man though provided that. Or perhaps it is simply that I am cold.

I wish I had more psychic friends on my LJ friendslist who were good at interpretting dreams. Anyway ...

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Ladies. Support gay marriage or lose your bfs

Nov. 29th, 2012 | 12:19 am

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Just finished

Nov. 28th, 2012 | 11:57 pm
mood: disappointeddisappointed

I am tired and woke up for a little bit as I got only 1 hour of sleep last night.

I finished my first shadowing in a inner city school. 90% Black and hispanic and I was with the good advanced students for the first half of the day and assisted them in the class room. The second half was so terrible the teacher had a nervours breakdown in the classroom after a student screamed to go fuck off bitch!

I was told to leave the classroom as she needed to address the class privately and she lost it screaming at the class. She couldn't teach so she gave up and let the students read on their own in silence as if if anyone said anything 5 converstations of screaming across the room would go back and forth and no learning could be accomplished anyway. She told me I can help if I want but she has stopped. I informed her if I did I would be enabling the bad behavior as these students just think it is funny and crave negative attention because of their sucky home life (all in private in the hall way of course). It is like a bad lawyer doing stupid things on TV because some publicy is beter than no publicity I told her. So she said go work with another teacher. So I did.

I have to get up at 5:15 so I should have been asleep awhile ago. This school tomorrow is even worse and one of the students in the bad class today said his brother was a cocaine dealer in 7th grade at that school and they eat white guys for breakfast. Several cops will be one site.

What the fuck did I get myself into?

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First openly bi woman elected to Congress

Nov. 25th, 2012 | 06:36 pm
mood: calmcalm

A new district opened in Arizona created by the US census. There are 4 other gay congressmen and women who are now part of the house and Krysten Sinema will join them come January.

I must be getting old compared to most of my current LJers as I remember a congress where no women served, let alone someone like this.

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Starting work next week. Yeah

Nov. 22nd, 2012 | 06:56 pm
mood: hopefulhopeful

Actually unpaid work for this week, but is part of the shadowing required. I was informed today that I got one of the worst schools in all of Tampa :-(

1/5th of the parents are in jail, drug dealers try to make deals and break in, and I am forbidden to send kids to the office!! WTF?! So what am I supposed to do when I have a student like this yelling to my face?

Yes, folks that happens on a frequent and sometimes daily basis. Especially if they know they can't be sent to the office. They are free to do whatever they want.

But this was my aunt who used to work as a teacher years ago and is bitter. She is negative about the profession and is bitter over NCLB student testing. I am sure things have changed since she retired.

Oddly every teacher I know has been negative about the profession and I find that odd? Except the ones I worked with in Alaska when I volunteered.

I am happy and optimistic. The pay is surprisingly good and so are the benefits for starting out. After 1.5 years I plan to move anyway to a nicer school setting where I can earn more money. Perhaps Alaska or Colorodo?
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