So the reason I haven’t posted in a while is because I have been moving and while it was only around the corner really, we didn’t have internet for like a week and when we did get it I just didn’t post but now that I am going on the cruise tomorrow I feel like I should before I can’t again for another four days. I don’t really understand why people read this dribble, I feel like I should post about something more specific, but we shall see. It is actually like 2 in the morning so I should probably go to bed because like I said I have the cruise so this is going to be a very short post, unfortunately. Hopefully when I come back I can pick it up again and maybe have something to actually talk about.
I’m so bored. It is like 11 at night, everyone has gone to bed and I am sitting up watching YT vids. My room is so messy it is killing me. I have to pack it all up so I can move house this weekend and I have work at 7 tomorrow. Not that early but honestly I just don’t want to do it, it is Cafe and I still REALLY don’t feel like working. Bleh.It will probs be the quickest shift ever though. Oh and I need to clean my fish tanks and Guinea Pig cage because I didn’t this weekend. Bad Mumma. Not only that but I am supposed to be painting Wednesday for McHappy Day plus working, plus packing, plus cleaning (not just Wednesday). BLAH!! And I know I am going to pack and clean at the last second because I am so damn lazy and always do that. Look at me here complaining while someone else is having or going to have a crappier week than me. Actually my week won’t even be crappy. I hate packing, but I love painting and get to hang out with my best friend while I do it, plus I love Cafe when I am at work even if I don’t at this very second because I don’t want to work. I’m in a weird mood.
I cooked dinner tonight, Penang chicken. I didn’t want to cook but Mum made me cause she had to take ma bro to the Doctors. He walked in the door and was like “I’m dying.” Not funny dude. Although he does have something behind his ear and the Doc doesn’t know what it is so there is that. But still! Shouldn’t joke about that sort of thing IMO.. I didn’t even eat most of it and I am pretty sure it was because I had a Big Mac after we finished Painting for the day. I still have paint on me that I thought I’d gotten off but whateves. We are painting Superman and Wonderwoman; it isn’t an amazing piece of artwork (not even farking close). But I am sure the kids won’t mind if they get to have photos taken with it.
Waiting for Brandon to come over and pick up his charger so I can go to sleep even though I am not tired but I am too bored to stay up and do something else. I only have three shifts this week because I took McHappy day off intending to volunteer (forgot I had to move over the weekend like a dummy), gave one to Edina because for some reason she didn’t get rostered on and I am assuming I was supposed to have just Monday and Sunday off but it ended up as it had. I’m not too fazed over it though because I still have over ten hours and I only have one more bill to pay for before we go on our Cruise which I have birthday money for as well. So I just need to save a bit and pay my bill and I am all sweet. No worries. Just have to resist spending all my money. Like I usually do. On junk (that I love) that fills my room where I don’t have space for it anymore. Depressing thing is, my new room is going to be even smaller.
Anyway I am going to stop talking shit tonight and hopefully go to bed soon if Brandon hurries up. Night.
It seems to be turning into some form of tradition on this blog that I mention something about working in Café or even just work its self. As tradition dictates here we go again. Today I made the best caramel latte of one of my lovely best friend’s lives. I made it based on my own personal preferences, frothed like a Cappuccino, two sugars and two shots of caramel. So it must be pretty sweet for all you hard hitting coffee peeps especially the people who get long blacks (please tell me how you stand it). Thankfully I have been getting much better at frothing milk and as of yet I have only ever gotten compliments for my coffees. For the way I do my milk as well, I got a compliment from my Store Manager today and how good the froth looked. All in all I am pretty ecstatic. I won’t lie and say that I don’t have to work on a few things but I am happy with how far I have come. I was mostly self-taught and had a little experience from school.
A couple of weekends ago I went to the beach with Edina, Jake, Brock, Blake and Brandon. This is the second time that I have been to the beach and not even gone swimming but it was just too cold that day, in my opinion. The boys had a lot of fun though as they buried Brock and Blake respectively in the sand. It was actually quite amusing despite the fact that they looked like idiots doing it. Edina and I didn’t help, we took photos instead. The photo to the left is the final product of their hard labour and the head is my little brother. I can’t remember the name of the beach we went to but the start of the day was somewhat a bust, first we had to wait for someone who never showed up (he slept in) and then Brandon and I waited a good bit for the others to actually find the beach. They had somehow ended up at a completely different one to us.
Fright Night this year was amazing. We went last weekend and I loved it. Poor Edina was terrified when we walked through the Cannibal Clown Maze and cried after getting chased down by two of the Clowns. Sad to say but I laughed. I felt bad about it but I definitely laughed. The best bit was when Jake hugged her and one of the Clowns said something along the lines of “Aw… He can’t save you.” At first I was like wow can’t believe he said that when she is crying but man it was still funny. We went through two other mazes and my favourite was the Ripper Maze, all thanks to the amazing actors and their lovely accents. I didn’t find any of the mazes scary but I think that is thanks to my love of horror movies, which started at a pretty young age courtesy of movies like 13 Ghosts, Ghost of Mars and Resident Evil (2002). Though I won’t lie and say that if you jump out at me it won’t get my heart pumping. I got a Blood Pack drink which was red cordial and two shirts, one of which was Fright Night related.
The next night after Fright Night Edina had a game night at her house which was basically us playing a ‘the Walking Dead’ board game and Cards against Humanity. We waited until Adam arrived before we started playing Cards against Humanity and when he finally did we lost the board game purposely in order start CAH. Some of them were extremely hilarious, others not so much and some I wouldn’t have picked as winners. Surprisingly Edina was the winner and I say that in a nice way. Adam placed second at 17 and me at third with 16. All in all it was a good night but I had to end it somewhat early because of work the next morning. Forever the friend who has work the next morning.
The Wednesday just passed was my Birthday. I spent the whole day at home by myself, bored as hell. I got a few presents since I already knew what my Parents had gotten for me they gave me a photobook filled with pictures of me from when I was younger to now. My younger brother threw a $50 note at me when he got home and little sister got me a pair of earrings that I adore. Mum got Chinese for dinner for my favourite place, which was delicious as per usual. It was quiet but I didn’t mind so much, as you get older Birthdays seem far less important.
At the moment I am watching Penny Dreadful so I will leave it there. I had a few more things I wanted to write about but this post is already long enough. Goodnight!!
Finally got a phone, can’t remember if I mentioned it but I haven’t had a phone for a couple of weeks or so I think. I smashed the screen ages ago and when I got it fixed it had lines all through it. That progressively got worse until it got to the point that I couldn’t even use it. It would cost me $800 to get a new phone altogether and not sure how much to get it fixed. I’ll have to find that out. At the moment I am using my Mums old Samsung 3, which isn’t too bad. I just miss having a nice camera. So for now I guess I’ll keep using my iPad for that.
Today I had a Cafe shift again and it was really quiet but despite that the shift went really quickly, which I found surprising. I even had moments where I was just hanging there wondering what I should do next because I didn’t really have all that much to do and I wasn’t getting orders. So by the time four swung around my Cafe section looked pretty nice, if I do say so myself. I’d done all the pull, waste, dishes and wiped down the benches. Stocked up everything, the fridge was full and someone had swept the floors for me. I didn’t do my mid shift chores but that was because we didn’t have any delimer so oh well. I’ll be doing mid shift again tomorrow because I swapped with someone. One of the guys at work showed me how to steam the milk so it came out really nice and smooth, so I started doing that today and I think my Coffee skills are getting better. Yay! I love being a Barista.
Spent all night using Line Play instead of cleaning my room like I had planned to but that app is addicting and some of the conversations are so funny. Still I am feeling pretty lazy. Unfortunately/fortunately I have a hairdresser’s appointment after work tomorrow so I probably won’t do it again. I’m going to get an ombre for something new. Just hope it doesn’t look like shit like some do. Crossing my fingers.
being a Barista.
Had my Cafe close today and oh my god it was hectic. I didn’t expect there to be so many customers coming through. I didn’t have enough time to pull food and every time I cleaned a section it ended up looking messy again. Lucky for me one of my work mates who finishes at 12pm said he would grab the food, clean the coffee machines again (although I did do those as well) and hopefully just keep it tidy if they do get any coffees. I’m hoping he does have the time to do it all especially since I have my 6:30-10am shift tomorrow in Cafe where I help the Barista who is on for open. Otherwise I will be apologising profusely and probably running around like a nutter. Can’t say I am a fan of close but it is better than the old section. Which I am back to again this week. I just want to do only Cafe shifts from now on but I doubt they will let me because I am just so awesome in other places as well. (I might be slightly exaggerating but also I’m not really, I do get a great many compliments for my work because I am ace.) Anyway enough of that bragging.
Came home this morning and finished watching Samurai Champloo, wanted to play music on my laptop and realised I forgot my iPod and headphones at Brandon’s house. It was like instant bad mood. I’m hoping I can get them tonight; otherwise I will be grabbing them after work tomorrow. I’d rather not wait that long, I like listening to music in bed and it bugs me if it is out loud. Samurai Champloo is so good though. I have a love/hate relationship with the end but I won’t spoil anything on the off chance you have never seen it before. Mugen is definitely my favourite character, he is such a badass and his fighting style is so damn awesome to watch.
I really wish I had more interesting things to talk about, like travelling or if I had a really awesome job. But I don’t. Either way somehow I am interesting enough to have 40 followers, so thanks for reading guys.
I spent all of the time that I have been at home today either flouncing around or writing reviews. I got two done completely; one anime review and a game one. I’m thinking of doing more tonight before I go to sleep but that depends on how I feel after Brandon picks me up. I actually don’t really have anything else to write about tonight. I’m boring sometimes (all time).
Have a photo of Tom Tom since he is so darn cute. This was how he was sleeping last night after I gave him scratches. He is Brandons family cat. So adorable.
Went to my boyfriends sisters gender reveal party today and she is having a boy. I was hoping it would be a girl but either way it is exciting. Apparently Locky, their oldest was so upset that he looked like he was going to cry because he was really hoping it would be a girl. Such a cutie. Speaking of which he called me his aunty today, even though he was claming that Brandon and I were the worst Uncle and Aunty while we were mucking around it actually made me really happy to hear him refer to me as his Aunty. We convinced him that we were the best after we tickled him. :P I wasn’t sure what to expect after I got back together with Brandon and I am pretty sure Lucas is scared of me since he hadn’t seen me since he was a little bub. Kind of depressing when I think back to how he slept on my chest when we looked after him once, etc, but I guess it is to be expected. So excited for when the new baby comes though as well.
I was late getting there because Brandon decided to ditch me to find my own way there and I got ready late because Kaitlyn had to get ready for work. I didn’t want to go looking all messy like I normally do but I think I did anyway because I wanted to curl my hair and it might have went a little crazy but oh well.
* Okay so I was asked an interesting question this morning about gender reveal parties and for any of you who don’t know it is basically where a pregnant woman will go get an ultrasound to find out the gender. In which case they then throw a party where they can reveal it to all their friends and family. To me it was pretty straight forward what it was but then I asked my sister and she got the completely wrong idea so I figured I would add a side note just in case I have any readers who don’t understand what it is. I’m not sure about any cultural differences but it is 100% legal here in Australia. (Although they could have gotten the wrong idea and thought it was illegal for that reason, I’m not sure.)
I was looking up Pumpkin Pasties yesteday because I wanted to know how to spell it, I wasn’t sure if it was meant to be ‘pasty’s’ or ‘pasties’. I think the answer to that question is pretty obvious. The point is I found this blog called the The Geeky Chef which is pretty great. I’ll get to that in a minute though. I was scrolling through and found a recipe for sweetsrolls, if you don’t know they are from the Elder Scrolls games (one of my favourite game series). And honestly if you don’t know there is probably no point in you reading this part so maybe skip ahead unless you are really curious, of course. I went to look through the comments and saw this. I might be lame but I found it really amusing. Anyone who has played Skyrim will get it. The knee joke is so over done but sometimes I find something that actually makes me laugh a little.
I really want to try the butterbeer recipe they had on The Geeky Chef as well, since I am yet to find one that I enjoy. If I do get around to it, I’ll put up a post about it and whether or not it tasted good.
Okay so I am feeling a bit better than I have been lately, not as tired. I am still tired but not as bad. But that isn’t the point of today’s post, I did have something specific I wanted to say but then I realised how insignificant it all is and how that lady at work today who pissed me off and treated my work mates like shit is just a bitch and a small speck in the grand scheme of things. I’ll forget about her soon. It is a scary thought how we can just forget those details of our life. I don’t remember what I was like when I was younger, how my friends were like, why I liked the guy I did. Not any of it and it is freaky. I’ll do something now and think I am going to forget this soon, I won’t even remember what I was doing today. If I wasn’t typing this down right now I wouldn’t know that I was listening to a piano version of Vogel im Käfig on YT. Or that my lips were overly dry, my room is a mess, my hair is curly or how one of my nails snapped the other day and it hurts when I slam it on the keys. I won’t remember how I feel right this second. It’s incredible. Sometimes I wish I could remember it all, every minuscule detail of my life and the people around me. But I would imagine that could be somewhat painful at times. If something’s upsetting me I know that eventually I will forget or maybe it just will cease to make me sad. I guess the things that strike us as significant are the memories that stay with us but occasionally someone will tell me something that has happened and I’ll be put off that I’d forgotten that, especially the happy memories. I can remember so clearly how it felt when I was struggling with certain events of my life but I can’t remember a happy moment with my best friend when I was younger. It is bothersome. But I guess that is just how life goes.
I feel like I need to get off my arse and figure out what I want to do with my life. Otherwise I feel like I am just wasting my time. And that isn’t really okay when you think about it.
Still pretty tired but I have been more productive today. I had a short Cafe shift this morning until ten and then I went home and had a nap because once again I went to sleep at a dumb time (I don’t help myself). After that I was reading some of Blue Exorcist before I cleaned the kitchen, tidied (kinda) my room and started the washing. I kept reading and even made myself some lunch instead of eating complete junk.
The night not so much though, I fell asleep by accident again I had meant to set up a spot of my bed so I could sit with my laptop and watch a movie but instead I fell asleep while thinking of a movie I wanted to watch. When I woke up I didn’t feel like moving so I started reading and was having trouble even keeping my eyes opens. I’ve had stomach aches, back pains and just overly feeling like crap and I am over it because I always seem to have something wrong with me.
I really don’t want to do my shift tomorrow, I seriously don’t get how people do early morning shifts all the time and I am sort of one of those people. I just don’t usually do too many of them in a row. I am doing my fifth one tomorrow and pared with feeling like crap and getting up before the damn sun is even up so I can deal with customers who are shitty about being awake (Like seriously guys I’m at Motherfucking work!) I’m just really dreading it. Especially since I could be taking orders tomorrow, I probably will be taking orders tomorrow. And I have nearly all the same shifts to look forward to next week. I wanted to call in sick but I feel bad doing that so I tried to see if anyone wanted it or wanted to swap and out of 69 people who are on our Shift Swap FB page, no one responded. So I guess I am getting up at four, so I can feel shitty at work instead of in my nice warm bed because after ten I just don’t like the idea of fucking them around. I’m just hoping I don’t feel worse tomorrow if I do and work is REALLY bad I might get them to try and fill like half of it.
I am probably going to put on a movie now and go to sleep so I am not too tired tomorrow (even though all the sleep in the world doesn’t seem to make me feel any less tired). Sorry my last two posts have been sooky. I just am so intensely tired lately that it is bringing my mood down as well.
Tired, Tired, Tired!!
Now the word looks weird to me, kinda like when you say it over and over again and then it starts sounding funny. Haha.