Update on everything

On my way home from work… the normal 15 min drive that took about 1.5 hours… I saw fifteen (yes, 15) accidents. 3 of them were vehicle to vehicle (so yes, 6 cars). 2 were where the car flew off the road and slammed into trees or the embankment to the point where they were surrounded by cops. There were like 3 trucks and 4 cars that were just in the ditch but didn’t look hurt. (Ditch or off the side of the road…) I stopped for 3 of them that looked like they just happened. Nobody was hurt that I saw and the three I stopped for already were getting help through cell phones.

And all this for enough snow to turn the streets white. Please do us all a favor and if you don’t know how to stop in the snow, or steer for that matter… GO SLOW! The cops actually stopped me and told me to go idle speeds for some of it (where I saw like 8 accidents in a little stretch). So yea… that was my drive home.

Anyways.. some work/school related stuff. I start school on Monday. I received straight 5’s on my EPR (Performance report for work… it means I can go for BTZ and stuff.) Also, I took a clep test in management and received a 61 (49 was passing) so I did really well. (People at the education office said I blew it out of the water and I only studied for two days!) Yay. I have only 2 more tests to take until I get my Associates degree from the Air Force. That will help with my BTZ as well. (BTZ is below the zone.. where I get my next rank 6 months sooner for those non-military people.)

Anyways.. one bad thing.. I was told I NEED to take two foreign languages classes.. so I might take Japanese from nihongoweb online.. but that would suck. I don’t know.. we’ll see. Maybe I can find someone to tutor me.

And, happily, my laptop was broken but they fixed it. It came back with no working os though. Somehow they managed to screw up my linux install… go figure but that’s ok since I needed to FFR to install windows (and Visual Studio .NET) and I wanted to try out KDE anyways. So far I like it. Now installing Anjuta and stuff on it.

Tina might get a job soon! My friend’s husband works at the local Sleep Inn in a management position and is looking to hire her. That will be nice. Money money money! Sweeeet! She has been treating me so well! I love how she walks me to the door every night as I go to work and she stands on the balcony and watches me drive off. It is kinda the thing that I love to see… very sweet. She’s always a great cook. 🙂 It makes it nice to come home every day. Gotta love that! 🙂 (I love you Tina)

Anyways.. I need(want) sleep so I’m going now. I guess I need to take this quiz before my wife kills me. sheesh.. the things I do for my wife…

Matt…


Taken from dagger_garnet who stole it from someone else…

If I were a month, I’d be: September… I was born then so ya know…
If I were a day of the week, I’d be: payday
If I were a time of day, I’d be: naptime
If I were a planet, I’d be: Mars since it looks so pretty in the sky
If I were a sea animal, I’d be: one of those genetically altered fish that glows! That would rock!
If I were a direction, I’d be: up yours! 😉 I had to…
If I were a piece of furniture, I’d be: a mirror (keep this from my wife.. good answer)
If I were a sin, I’d be: lust
If I were a historical figure, I’d be: Shakespeare (Yup, keeping it)
If I were a liquid, I’d be: liquid nitrogen… I’m cool and I know it
If I were a tree, I’d be: a cherry blossom (I like this one too.. keeping it)
If I were a bird, I’d be: An Eagle
If I were a tool, I’d be: a leatherman
If I were a flower/plant, I’d be: Those fuzzy plants that you blow on and make a wish.. Dandelions 🙂
If I were a kind of weather, I’d be: warm rain
If I were a mythical creature, I’d be: Immortal
If I were a musical instrument, I’d be: harp or piano (keeper)
If I were an animal, I’d be: a cat (yup, meow!)
If I were a color, I’d be: the blue you get from a prism… that bright blue that almost hurts your eyes…
If I were an emotion, I’d be: happiness
If I were a vegetable, I’d be: peas
If I were a sound, I’d be: an echo
If I were an element, I’d be: fire (yay)
If I were a car, I’d be: a dodge viper … good choice.. or a Porsche carrera… or.. better yet.. Kit from Knight Rider
If I were a song, I’d be: A happy song
If I were a movie, I’d be: Hackers
If I were a book, I’d be: a e-book (prob a computer book)
If I were a food, I’d be: Chinese
If I were a place, I’d be: the edge of eternity
If I were a material, I’d be: thunder… er wait.. I thought that said materia (final fantasy)
If I were a taste, I’d be: sweet
If I were a scent, I’d be: Rain
If I were a religion, I’d be: …
If I were a word, I’d be: fate
If I were an object, I’d be: computer
If I were a body part, I’d be: a nipple
If I were a facial expression, I’d be: a smirk
If I were a subject in school, I’d be: guess … starts with c…. rhymes with omputers…. fine…. computers you moron
If I were a cartoon character, I’d be: Xellos from Slayers
If I were a shape, I’d be: a snowflake
If I were a number, I’d be: infinity
If I were a TV show I’d be: Whose line is it Anyways! Rawk!
If I were a hobby I’d be: programming
If I were a fruit I’d be: a strawberry

then end.. good bye… don’t take this because it’s a waste of time 🙂 (hides from his wife)

About Matthew Jones

Writer, Programmer, Astronomer, Dreamer, Wisher, Fighter. Always striving to be better than I was.
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