Friday, October 14, 2011


I hate liars.  I think I made that clear in the prior post.  Well, UPS lies.  They are liars!  And I hate them.  I was expecting a delivery today and when I checked the status around 1pm, I see this:

Why is this a lie?  I was at home.  In fact, just 8 minutes prior to said attempt, I signed for a different UPS package:

I know I'm not the only one who has this problem with all these carriers.  I don't know why their drivers are too lazy to actually check if someone is home because honey, I was f*n home.

Update No. 1:  Apparently, the driver attempted delivery to a different apartment.  No wonder I wasn't "home".  Sillyheads.

Update No. 2:  Why am I being punished for other people's ineptitude???  After calling UPS again to make sure my package is being redelivered TODAY and being reassured that is was, I get this:

Monday.  I get my f*n package on Monday.  Thanks a whole lot for NOTHING UPS.  Assholes.  I am beyond pissed right now.  I hope UPS goes bankrupt.

Thursday, October 13, 2011


I was watching late-night TV with Eddie the other night and "Millionaire Matchmaker" was on.  Patti (the matchmaker) asks the millionairess what she was looking for in a guy.  Apparently, Patti tries to make sure the person you are looking for is aligned with what you are looking for in a relationship (if that even makes sense).  Anyway, it got me thinking if what I look for in a guy.  Physically, I almost have one type of guy: tall, dark hair, some facial hair.  Personality-wise, sense of humor is key.  If a guy isn't funny, then it's a deal-breaker (a whole different post).  Other than humor, smart and witty is also a must.  A guy needs to be able to keep up with me because I do talk a lot and I talk a lot about a whole lot of different things.  Fashion sense also helps.  Once in a while I like to get all dolled up and I need a guy who can look as good without me having to pick out his outfit.  Other stuff that's important: does not lie (because I'm pretty good at figuring shiz out), texts/calls back right away (it only takes 2 seconds to text "busy, talk to you later" or something like that when you can't), patient, and has a great relationship with his family. 

In summary: tall, dark hair, funny, smart, witty, fashionable, honest, patient reliable, and has a great relationship with his family.  Is that asking too much?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Weekly Scorpio Horoscope: Week of October 10th

Love goddess Venus slips into Scorpio from Monday through November 2, making you the hottest thing in the universe. You’re bringing sexy back in your own trademark way: flirty, mysterious, whip-smart, and never easy to pin down. Don’t be surprised if you have your hands full of admirers before the week is through. Whether single or spoken for, some harmless flirting is good for your ego. It feels great to remember that you’ve still got it (ya never lost it, actually), so soak up the attention while it lasts. Have you been giving someone all the power in a relationship? Enough of that already! This Venus phase reminds you of your own worth. Unless you appreciate what you bring to the table, you can’t expect others to do the same. Of course, you may have been casting your pearls before swine for the past few weeks, and that never creates good feelings. Some people simply aren’t attuned enough to value your offerings. Stop wasting time trying to convince them to see things your way. You’re better off cutting ties (at least temporarily) and directing your efforts towards people who not only appreciate you, but also have something to give in return. On Friday, communication planet Mercury kicks off a three-week tour through Scorpio, blessing you with stellar writing and speaking skills. Getting your ideas out there becomes a big theme, whether you’re posting photos or essays on a blog, Tweeting with regularity, or voicing your opinions in a public place. Tuesday’s full moon in your zone of well-being brings self-care into focus. Have you been treating your body like a temple? If so, you may have something tangible to show for it. Try to switch up your fitness and eating routine slightly or add a new twist to keep it interesting. If you’ve been ignoring all the wisdom you’ve collected about exercise and good nutrition, recommit to a plan of action. You might consider downloading an app to help you track your food and fitness. Awareness is key—it can prevent you from falling into an unnecessary deprivation mindset with your diet.



I don't understand why there has to be rules for dating.  I mean, it's dating.  How hard does it have to be that someone has to make up rules for it?  All those "self-help" books don't really help you know.  It's all BS.  The authors are just trying to "trick" you into thinking that they work.  And just how do they do that?  Beats me.  Try asking the suckers who buy those books.

Look, if those books work for you, great.  All I'm saying is that people should really lighten up about all these dating rules.  If I want to call a guy, I'll call him.  I'm not gonna wait however many number of days before I call or text.  I'll call him when I feel like it.  If he calls and I feel like talking, I'll pick up.  If I don't want to talk, I'm not picking up.  Less of a headache.  No games, no guessing.  Simple, right?  That's how it should be.


Wednesday, October 5, 2011


I emailed a PCD at Cornell today and she replied with, "HR is aware of your application."  Not sure what to get from that.  It might mean, "yes we know you have applied for the position, so what?"  It could also mean, "we have notified HR of your interest and they have told us you have applied."  I could go on and on with analyzing (more like overanalyzing) her email but it comes down to me waiting for a call from HR - a call that may never come.

While I am waiting for that semi-dreaded phone call, I might as well work on my most reviled interview question: What are your strengths and weaknesses?  There is absolutely no right or wrong answer but what answer doesn't make me look like an asshole that's trying too hard?  That, ladies and gentlemen, is my homework this week.  For strengths, I've always gone with hard-working or willing to learn or fast learner.  All good things but I wish there was something that encompasses all of the above.  For weaknesses, well, that's where I always fumble.  I think I've had a different answer each time...all of which is complete crap - perfectionist, impatient, too focused, etc.  I try to tailor each answer to make sense with the position I've applied for but all of which comes off insincere.

Again, homework for this week is to work on my answers.  Hopefully, working on my answers means I get the job.  Or at least a phone call.


Tuesday, October 4, 2011





Experts say that the first step to accomplishing a goal is to write it down.  So, how many times do I write it before it actually happens?

When I first graduated from undergrad, the economy was not in the best shape but it wasn't bad.  It took me about 2 months to get a job.  I think I interviewed at about 3-4 places and got 2 offers.  This time around, the economy is in the shithole and once again, I am looking for a a completely different field. 

It's only been about 5 weeks since I first started looking but why am I feeling so panicked?  I mean, I kinda know why.  One, everyone else around me seems to be getting a job.  Two, the last time I was looking for a job, I was also living at home.  Stressful times, my friends, stressful.

But then again, it's only a matter of time until I get THAT job - you know, the one everyone wishes they had and the one they wished they waited for.  And it's gonna be at a kick-ass hospital (HSS or Cornell).  And I am going to shine.  Wait and see.  It's only a matter of time.

Monday, October 3, 2011


Weekly Scorpio horoscope: Week of October 3rd

A hectic week ahead. This week money rules your mind primarily and for that you will work hard to meet your goals. At work, things are improving and you are not far away from success. Remember, whether you are forgetting anything important while your mind is totally set on your goals? Balance the flow of time against work uniformly to avoid the rush in the ninth hour. Help of subordinates and seniors will provide extra support to you.

It is the time of growth financially and so does your finances. It will be difficult for you to hold on money when expenditures are high. Give priority to necessities first. Take care of theft or loss in travel. Managing money will be little bit difficult so avoid investing money in new investments etc.

Desires in relationship rules this period. You have your own opinions for relationship and want to stick to it but sometimes adjustments are necessary to go with the flow. Remember flexibility is very much important where emotions and relations are necessary. Singles ones are suggested not to begin with the new relation in haste. It may prove to be emotional loss or attraction that may bring to loss to anything. Assess or wait till you are sure about the things clearly.

3rd This is not a time of emotional bravery. Rather, you tend to keep the status quo either it is related to finances or relations.

4th Your mind tends to be restless, easily bored, and in need of stimulation.

5th Take care against sudden loss or theft. Obstacles at meetings. Love relations expand.

6th Examining bad dreams can help you understand what is bothering you. Restlessness.

7th Use your dynamic energy to identify and solve problems instead of blaming others.

8th Close relations demand your attention. Financial managements make you busy. Mind is creative and favors progress at work.

9th Feelings of others will be clear. Avoid disagreements with others. It is time to focus on financial area seriously.


Sunday, October 2, 2011


Quite a productive Sunday:

1. Went to church
2. Cleaned by room and the hallway and the area by my desk (those who know me will appreciate this)
3. Assembled a shoe rack I bought earlier this year
4. Walked Dooze and he behaved (yay!)

Things I still need to get done:

1. Find a job (getting closer...I can feel it)
2. Plan my birthday party - I've picked a dinner place but haven't decided on the dance venue)
3. Nails - I need a birthday mani/pedi but this can be done in 2 weeks so no rush
4. Put together a birthday package
5. Fold my sweater dresses
6. Hang all the stuff I bought from All Saints
7. Buy hangers (skirt, pant, trinkets) from Container Store
8. Buy wine glasses, drinking glasses, glass bottle(s) and funnel from Crate and Barrel - funnel can be from somewhere else actually