Wednesday, December 31, 2003

- i don't even know why i started a blog. i'm not interesting, i don't tell funny stories, and no one even cares enough to read this crap about my whiny whiny life anyway.

- still haven't started the french project. my analysis: i suck.

- well, i'll leave so that i stop making my self look like a giant annoying loser. i hope 2004 is a good year for everyone. (by everyone, i mean me)

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

- my goodness, it's been eight days since i was last here. i bet you're all suffering from lack-of-heather syndrome. i.e. you're leading normal lives and are happily oblivious.

- i can basically promise you that i'll be here more often in the next week or so, though, because i go back to school after that and i have a giant french project due that i haven't started yet so i'll definitely need a medium through which to procrastinate (did that work, or was i just trying too hard to sound impressive?)

- comes the echo from my mind [nobody cares. just shut up and go to bed. santa's coming]

- oh, very well. merry christmas (a non-denominational christmas, that is) to all, and to all a good night. (if you don't celebrate christmas, happy holidays or... i don't know... yay life. if it's not night, you just didn't luck out my friend, sorry)

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

- go to google
type in "miserable failure"
and hit the i'm feeling lucky button.

- tee hee

Saturday, December 13, 2003

- my computer crashed.

- don't worry, i got a new one. i conquered the no-msn gods. i win.

- i am alive again.

Wednesday, December 3, 2003

- ever wonder why the things you want most are the things you won't get?

- for example, i really would like some sleep just about now; it's not gonna happen.

- i rest my case.

Thursday, November 27, 2003

the earliest memory you have:
i don't know which was earlier - the glimpse i have of me sitting in my high chair with my family at the dinner table, or the glimpse of my on my back, having just fallen out of my crib and broken my collar bone (i didn't feel like napping, apparently)

the first time you went to school:
i can't remember at very first. but i remember in kindergarten, we played house. whoever got there earliest got to be the "mom" - distinguished by the yellow apron found in the play kitchen. tara lived across the street from the school, so she was always there first. but one day i had to go in at like 8:30 (maybe my mom had an appointment or something), and i got the apron. tara yelled at me and cried until her mom had to come get her, cause i wouldn't let her have the apron. yep, they were good times.

the first time you learned something new (special):
i was really proud of my self when i learned three things, and i can't remember which came first and last. all of these things i pouted about for a while, cause i said i would never be able to do them: tie my shoes, ride my bike, and jump rope. i am proud to say i can still do all of these things, but because i'm lazy i rarely do.

the first time you fell in love:
not quite sure i've been in love yet.

the first time you went on a date: "ahem".... [uncomfortable pause as i try to come up with something funny to lighten my agony at not being attractive to anyone.] truth be told, i technically was on a date in grade 7... but... uhh... let's not go there.

the first time you were scolded:
i can't remember. i do remember my dad yelling at my once for saying damn. i'm still kind of grudgy about that, cause i had no idea it was a bad word (i was like 6) and it was in a proclaimer's song - in a tape he had given me.

the first time you kept a secret from your parents:
well i never told them all the nights i didn't brush my teeth! haha... i think it was probably sometime when tiana and i did something stupid and i didn't want to tell them.

your first part-time job:
my only part time job: "administrative assistant" (i.e. slave, haha) @ sylvan learning centre

how did you spend your first earnings?:
my very first paycheck, i treated my parents to dinner and bought myself a pair of damn cool shoes. oh man, they're cool.

the first time you bought clothes/accessories for yourself:
the first time i really actually bought something for myself with money that i had earned, it was the shoes (oh... so cool). before that, i'm sure i had gotten allowance and had bought earrings, or something, but i can't really remember.

the first time you put on makeup:
besides for halloween, it was probably when i started to get zits, in like grade 6, when i started using cover-up. i wore a brownish eye shadow frequently, also, for a couple years, cause it made me feel mature, or something. i was stupid.

the first time you changed the color of your hair:
that would be when i was 10, and i had the lightest colour of hair on my soccer team so they used blue bingo dabber - a LOT of blue bingo dabber - all over my hair. took days to come out. i've never done anything more permanent than that.

what kind of place did you first live in by yourself:
my sanctuary, my hiding, my cell. (my room)

the first time you cooked:
the first time i made a full-fledged meal by myself - nothing packaged, and no sandwiches, would have been just last year - i cooked chicken, sauce, mushrooms, rice... oh man. i called it chicken à la heather, and it was the best damn thing i've ever tasted.

the first time you felt kindness:
i can't remember. i honestly can't think of anything right now, sorry.

the first time you felt like committing suicide:
probably in grade 8. that was a really bad year.

the first time you experienced bereavement:
(dictionary says.... damage).. umm.. i felt prett bereaved (wow... i'm so impressed with me) when i was in scotland and i got the chicken pox. now i feel even worse because i realize i must have made the whole vacation a living hell for my whole family. not only that, but i gave the pox to my two older sisters, and the airport wouldn't let us on the plane in case it was some horrible virus or something. i think we had to wait a couple days before we saw a doctor who gave us a note saying we were allowed to go back to our own country.

the first time you fought with someone:
again with tara and the apron. but for fun and variety, let's think of something new. i remember in grade 2, chris mann stole my pencil crayons and i told my teacher, and she told me i was wrong because chris would never do something like that (i still remember seeing them poking out of his desk). i also remember in grade 5 when jade accused me of punching her in the face. i remember many, many fights with tiana... usually about the colour of freezies to eat or something frivilous like that.

the first time you drank alcohol:
haha. at special holidays, my whole family drinks wine. of course, you don't just hand wine to a five year old, but my parents wanted me to feel included so they poured a tiny amount of wine into a glass and then filled it the rest of the way with ginerale. it was tasty, and it looked like wine, so i was happy. later on, i said something silly (as is the nature of five year olds) and they all teased me about being drunk. at that point, our next door neighbour was the minister at a local church, and i proceeded to tell his wife that i was, in fact, drunk. my sister, who baby sat her kids, had to do a LOT of explaining... oh man. she still resents me.

the first time you tried smoking:
never have, never will.

the first time you felt glad you were born:
i can't remember. so i'll tell you the last time i felt glad i was born. there were actually two nights, really close to each other, close to the summer. one night, julie shannon and i went down to canatara, and we drove down to just where the lake meets the river, and we just stood, and watched, and were content to be watching, even though there was nothing at all happeing but the thoughts in our heads. it was peaceful. the other time i was at julies, and we were waiting outside for one of her parents to give me a ride home. i noticed how clear the sky was, so i lay down on her driveway, underneath her giant tree, and just looked up at them for the longest time.

the first time you felt like you had aged:
every time i think of the day before, i think i've aged. not necessarily because i'm bigger, or smarter. but because i realize how differently i would have done something i did the day before. it's weird, and it's been that way since i was really little. i guess the first time i remember when i was little actually thinking "wow, i'm old" (or something to that degree) would have been probably going into grade 1. i seriously was impressed with myself cause i had finally reached a number, instead of a letter.

Tuesday, November 25, 2003

-things are stupid. always.

- my arm hurts, my butt hurts, i have a giant test, and i can't study because i'm incompetant. i don't / won't have enough money to go to university, but in order to get enough money, i'd have to partially sacrifice the marks that would guarantee my entrance to university. thomas knows things about me that i don't even know, and every day, it seems like, i find something inside of me that he said was there. i feel so... exposed.

- current read: the outlander. very scottish. lots of sex. slightly lame-but-interesting idea of time travel. what else could someone want in a book?

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

-who says curling's not a contact sport?

1) vicky and i bonked heads, thereby coming in contact with each other
2) my knee slammed the ice at a ferocious velocity, thereby coming in contact with the frozen water
3) i threatened justin with making curling a contact sport if he didn't zip his lip - and i would have followed through.

- i believe that's point and game. i rule.

- my burner sucks, so i sent ALL my songs to vicky and made him make me a cd. he rocks. i was going to give him thank you cookies, but he said he'd rather i was just nice instead. who likes nice over cookies?

- oh... yeah and rage! i'm nice... sometimes.... when i'm alone... and not kicking dogs, setting fire to houses, or throwing babies...

Sunday, November 16, 2003

i just got a splinter in my mouth from eating a popsicle.

the world is out to get me.

Saturday, November 15, 2003

- haha it's been a while since i went on my online test rampage last weekend. - so maddie and i went to see the matrix revolutions this afternoon

- yeah, i paid 8.75 to be REALLY confused. i'd rather just sit through physics class and keep my money, thanks. i mean... it was pretty good/intense until five minutes from the end. it was probably still pretty good/intense five minutes from the end on, but i'm not sure. to me it was "blah blah blah blah death blah blah choice blah love blah blah blah something about a black cat? blah blah sun" (and yes - i did just give away the whole movie, cause if you're as stupid as me that's about all you'll get from it, too).

- that's all, really. i'm not interesting. i'm sad, though, apparently (thanks maddie).

- ooh ooh... leafs are playing san josé! that means alyn mccauley! he's my spanish lover! (by spanish, i mean canadian. by lover, i mean favourite hockey player)

Saturday, November 8, 2003

- it's heather's first cold of the year... we all know what that means: she's grumpier than usual!

- oh man... i slept in til 2:00 this afternoon. i mean this was a crazy week and all, but 14 hours of sleep should definitely make up for it. but it didn't, as i'm still tired. my throat was sore when i woke up, so i got up to get some juice, and i would have gone back to bed (i was seriously still tired), but my mother cornered me and forced me to shower and put on clothes instead.

- for the optomists: i convinced my dad to get me popsicles. they're tasty.
01 babies
02 pain
03 failure

01 homer simpson
02 red foreman
03 me

01 winning
o2 popcorn
03 music

01 why people still support george bush
02 why life can't be fair
03 people

01 popcorn
02 coke
03 chemistry homework

01 of course i did my homework
02 i injured my (insert choice body part here) by (insert random activity that shouldn't cause injury)
03 the leafs will start winning soon

01 watching hockey
02 talking to vicky
03 wishing i was doing something interesting

01 mega man x
02 being super heather (cape and all)
03 stupid things tiana and i did together

01 the beatles
02 the proclaimers
03 u2

01 meet someone who loves me
02 learn how to dance
03 change the world

01 school
02 make people mad at me
03 keep secrets

01 grumpy
02 mean
03 competitive

01 unpleasant
02 stubby
03 blonde

01 swear in front of my parents
02 lie... if it's not necessary
03 listen to music without singing along

01 counting crows
02 their hearts
03 mike meyers

01 me
02 peer pressure
03 george bush

01 chicken
02 mushrooms
03 ice cream

01 how to play guitar
02 at least three new languages
03 the meaning of life

01 coke
02 juice
03 milk

01 sesame street
02 ghost writer
03 bobby's world

Wednesday, November 5, 2003

- if you are having problems staying alert, help may be on its way. recent studies (conducted by one person - on herself) show that lack of sleep (approx. 3 hours) may result in a vivacious and snazzy next day.

- caution - although rare, side effects may include: nausea, headache, indigestion, vomiting, sinus pain, large bumps in random places, time spans of lack of sleep catching up on you, spasms, strong desire for caffeine, hunger pangs, bladder problems, lapses of insanity, and possible heart attack.

- lack of sleep isn't right for you if you... are pregnant, nursing, have heart conditions, have chronic bladder problems, have the flu, have red, blonde, brown, or black hair, are under twelve feet tall, or are in any way NORMAL.

Friday, October 31, 2003

- check it out! heather is advancing in the "world wide web" dimension. no, really!! i changed the template-type thing all by myself. i'm pretty impressed with me. p.s. this is what i do on a friday night when all of my friends are doing exciting things and i'm stuck at home not handing out candy to the non-existing kids.

- that reminds me - happy halloween and all. apparently the people who live in my neighbourhood haven't made babies in a while, cause there were practically no kids. we got less than half our normal turn out, and it's a friday. what were these kids thinking? even more importantly, what kind of parents don't time their kids so that they can have a halloween on a friday? i know i would if i were at a good baby-making age. but i'm not. don't get any ideas (i saw you perk up, vicky).

- so i went to kernels today to buy a birthday present for sarah bentley (don't tell her what i got her. i tried to go all out, and i want her to be surprised - by go all out, i mean i got her exactly what i told her i'd get her). anyway, so ellen, my "cousin", gave me all sorts of "family discounts", and i've been eating popcorn all night and so i've had about a bagillion juice boxes and approximately a bagilloin more cokes. isn't that interesting?

- and everyone likes knowing how dumb heather is. are you ready for this? well today was halloween and all so i took my camera to school to take pictures of my friends in their costumes for ridiculing purposes when they become famous, and i noticed that my picture count was at like 20 so i figured i'd finish the film. so i've been taking pictures all day, waiting for the camera to rewind, but it didn't. when i looked at the counter again, it was at 30. guess what i realized after that? no film, of course. so i've taken approx. 30 imaginary pictures. not only am i a huge idiot, but i bet there were some "pictures" on that baby that i would have really liked to have. grr. i wish i wasn't so dumb.

Thursday, October 30, 2003

- i first became intrigued by blogs when i found ones with "100 things" on them. i was addicted for a while. so, here it is, a list of 100 things that i have decided to share with you about myself. i would definitely recommend doing this; not only is it funny to try and think of things that are interresting or weird about yourself, but you might actually learn something, too (as corny as it sounds).

1. i was born on may 14. i am a taurus and i share a birthday with george lucas, creator of star wars.

2. a new hope (episode IV) is my favourite of the star wars movies.

3. my middle name is linda. so is my aunt's name.

4. my aunt reminds me of the chicken in robin hood.

5. i have two older sisters. they are 8 and 11 years older than me, and they act like they're my mothers sometimes.

6. i was probably a mistake.

7. i have lived in the same house my whole life.

8. i am a picky person.

9. there are only four vegetables i like: celery, carrots, potatoes, and lettuce.

10. i am allergic to celery and carrots.

11. i love contacts.

12. contacts hate me.

13. i'm the kind of person who will wear 1 month contacts for 3 months.

14. power stripe deodorant bothers me a lot. if the stripe is so powerful, why don't they just make the whole stick out of the same stuff?

15. i love socks.

16. i love sandals.

17. i'm the kind of unfortunate person who wears socks with sandals.

18. i want a tattoo really badly.

19. i don't like needles.

20. i'm not smart

21. i'm socially inept.

22. red meat disgusts me.

23. i love brushing my teeth. that minty fresh feeling makes me feel better.

24. i prefer to write in blue pen.

25. i have never owned a thong.

26. i have been in two car accidents. they happened in the same year. they also happened at the same intersection.

27. i love people that have good manners.

28. the song 'jesse's girl' usually makes me cry, for some unknown reason.

29. sheep are my favourite animal.

30. my driver's licence picture isn't as bad as most.

31. i can fit my whole fist in my mouth.

32. i have tiny hands.

33. but i also have a small mouth.

34. i have an extra tooth up near my nose somewhere. you can't see it or anything. and i can't feel it. but it's there.

35. due to complications with my ears, i did not start swimming until i was 10 years old. i still don't swim well.

36. each of my ears has one hole. the one in my right ear is slightly crooked; it always takes me about five minutes to get an earring in that hole.

37. i think nose rings are sexy on girls.

38. i speak french pretty well compared to most.

39. i blush easily.

40. i have been to scotland 5 times. my parents are scottish. i love everything about scotland... especially the hills, the livestock, and the castles.

41. i can't stand poor grammar or poor spelling. watch out - i will correct you automatically.

42. despite this fact, i hate using capital letters.

43. i once got docked marks on an english paper for not putting capitals on my name.

44. i now capitalize all assignments properly.

45. i love languages and words. i hope to learn and become fluent in many languages, but i don't know how to go about it.

46. i often stutter or make incoherent noises when i speak.

47. i'm pretty hairy.

48. perfumes make my eyes water; i can't smell anything appealing, just alcohol.

49. colognes, on the other hand, are a-okay.

50. i like to pretend i'm organized.

51. i'm not organized.

52. the best breakfast, in my opinion, is a bagel with cream cheese.

53. recently, i have fallen in love with the colour green. it has to be deep, though, otherwise it either looks like vomit, urine, or snot, none of which are pleasant bodily functions.

54. reading is something i always enjoy but rarely make time to do.

55. i am really bad at remembering characters' names in books, movies, and TV shows.

56. i am the best secret keeper ever.

57. i love smells that people aren't supposed to love: gasoline, white out, paint, permanent marker, and dog food.

58. it bothers me when my friends make more money than i do.

59. i heart math.

60. my feet are just about the smelliest feet there are. sometimes at work i'll be walking around, and i'll catch a whiff of something raunchy. then, i'll realize that i'm smelling my own feet, which are approximately five feet from my nose.

61. i have a good sense of smell.

62. i often associate a place with its coordinating soup smell.

63. when i was little, i wanted to be a cement truck driver when i "grew up".

64. i hope i never grow up.

65. it makes me uncomfortable if i'm not wearing a watch. despite this fact, i am often late.

66. babies scare me.

67. i once received a trophy for lowest bowling score at my dad's work party. i was three and ecstatic.

68. my signature isn't special. it's just me putting my name on a piece of paper in my writing. if i were famous and i gave people my autograph, their friends wouldn't believe them that it was a famous person's autograph. but i'm not famous.

69. <---- something i have never tried.

70. one of the best moments of my life (sad but true) was when my friends and i went to a soccer field where there were lots of seagulls. we all held hands in a line and ran at them screaming at the top of our lungs until they had all flown away. it was liberating.

71. i learn phone numbers really fast.

72. i don't run really fast.

73. nto a huge fan of cake, cupcakes, or other such confectionary items.

74. even though they tell you "don't judge a book by it's cover", that's exactly what i do. i believe that's the most accurate way to judge things. people are aware that the cover is being seen, so the way they present it is the way they want it to be taken.

75. kind of like that, i can usually tell by the name of a song whether or not i'll like it.

76. i don't know what my cover is.

77. according to TheSpark, i am 10% more gay than the average gay female.

78. as far as i know, i'm not gay.

79. if i were gay, angelina jolie would be the one for me.

80. but i'm not gay.

81. i resent people who know what they're going to do with their lives. my future is one big ball of "i don't know", and "you have plenty of time to decide". it scares me.

82. i like to think that i have control of things.

83. i don't have control of things.

84. internet research is my forte.

85. i like using words in non-context so that they don't really mean what they're supposed to mean.

86. i have a problem that i like to call "volume control" when speaking. i'd like to blame it on my hearing problems, but they don't exist.

87. i heart boys in kilts. not to discredit girls in kilts; also very attractive.

88. i am allergic to birch trees.

89. my mom planted a birch tree in our front lawn.

90. each of my closest friends has some talent/ability that makes them really special.

91. i don't have a talent/ability that makes me really special.

92. i think i'm special anyway.

93. nothing tragic has ever happened to me.

94. there are four neat lamps and a giant watch-clock in my room.

95. i think trees are a lot more interseting than statues.

96. horses scare me. they are big and mean and their nostrils are gigantic. also? their foot size to ass size ratio just seems very incorrect to me.

97. my toenails are bright pink.

98. my finger nails are not.

99. this was hard.

100. i believe that i can change the world.

*edited in july of 2005

Friday, October 24, 2003

good morning, good morning

- i was at julie's for a slumber party type thing last night. we actually did pretty well for sleep (we went to bed at 3 and got up at around 9)... but it was the manner in which we got up that was the problem. her cleaner lady showed up and hammered on the door and trecked her small, young child with her. i'm sure you can imagine what that lead to. not that i have a problem with her, it's just i like sleep. - i just thought i'd give you a quick update into my amazing social life. i am going now to get coffee. and food. definitely food. p.s. reminder for julie: no beans for mickey.

Monday, October 20, 2003

- welcome to my first ever blog! i am heather... also known as heatha and spammy. umm... that's all. i'd like that say a special thanks to vicky for inspiring me to blog, for he is amazing. (p.s. he has a girl's name) - i am currently supposed to be studying for a unit test tomorrow... which is why i am here. i am a professional procrastinator, after all. but i'm only going to put it off for so long, because i am also a professional nerd. therefore i will leave now, and be back later (i'm sure you are looking forward to it).