Sunday, November 30, 2008

MySpace / Facebook

I was getting a lecture last night from my friend Jason on why I should create a myspace and facebook account. The argument lasted about a half hour until I finally shut him up and said I'd think about it. It's not that I'm against it, I'm just being weary of the thousands of fake people that are on there. Knowing me, I'll probably break down and create a profile.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Peace and Quiet

Everybody has finally evacuated my house. Most of my family who came from afar have stayed here since Wednesday. There was not much room to accommodate everyone so some had to stay in a hotel. I had to share my bed with my cousin Andy. This kid is like the energizer bunny. Where he gets his never-ending amount of energy is beyond my comprehension. He kept me up most of the night wanting to play playstation. And yes he still rocks at guitar hero. My other cousin Ryan broke his arm by tripping in school. I felt bad for him, he has a cast from his wrist up to his shoulder. So needless to say he couldn't do much physical activity. Overall it was a very nice holiday. As much as my family can drive me crazy, we're still assured a good time when everyone's together. I hope everyone had a nice holiday.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Football

I'm really elated that I cheer for two football teams. Because if I only supported the Lions, I would be writing my blogs from a bright white padded room. Normally when a team makes history, it's a good thing. When history happens because you can't win a game, that's blasphemy. I give up, I really do. I care too much that's my problem. Fortunately for my sanity, I cheer for the Giants as well who capped off a nice win tonight against Arizona. Nobody can stop that defensive line. I've heard people saying that the Super Bowl could be a battle for New York. Wouldn't that be something. Brett Favre has the Jets riding a pretty sweet winning streak. How fitting would it be to see the Giants smash Favre a second time in the playoffs, albeit in a different uniform.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

I Love This

0-10

Can't the Lions win one stinking game?!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Sitting Idle

So I've decided to sit out of sports until next spring. I was kinda persuaded by my dad to do so. We'll leave it at that. It'll be hard for my competitive side to sit idle and I'll have to fight myself but I'm confident I can control those urges. I'll still be spending quality time with my bike of course. Cycling will be the primary focus from here on out. I feel a good year is coming for me and blue. As I'm writing this, my skin is crawling...my mother is singing along with I believe Kenny Rogers. Save me from music oblivion please!! Off to school, peace.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Boring Day

Why must it rain on the weekends? I haven't rode my bike outside in what seems like an eternity. I have been riding on the rollers every now and then but would like a new trainer since the other one was damaged in the move. One of my dad's friends gave him a copy of the new Photoshop which comes with all of the bells and whistles. I'll be toying with this all day. Now I at least have a program to replace Windows Movie Maker which I can't stand using anymore.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Another Clothing Mishap

I'm up to my old tricks again. Since it has been cold and rainy here in Michigan lately, much warmer clothes have been needed. I desperately needed to wash a few of my fleeces and hoodies so that I would have something to wear to school. Needless to say, my mom was not around to supervise my laundry operation (we know why supervision is needed). Wellllllll, I kinda forgot to take my clothes out of the washing machine. They were sitting in there soaked from the time I came home to right before I started this post. That's about 8 hours. Now my clothes absolutely stink! Why do clothes smell so repulsive after they have been sitting in the machine wet for awhile? What's the purpose of Tide? I have once again been reminded that I am to stay away from the washer and dryer. LOL!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Cell Phones

OK I don't understand something. Yesterday in Bio class, this kid Jordan got busted for texting on his cell phone. The nitwit was texting his friend that was sitting two seats to his left. Are you kidding me?!?!? What is so important that it couldn't wait for lunch or even between periods? I also want to know who everybody is on the phone with in the halls between periods. Are they calling their bookie or their stock broker? I don't feel the need to call my friends to find out what part of the school they're in. I know where they are. I think I'm starting to sound like my dad it's really scary.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Thanksgiving

Even though it's three weeks away, I need to prepare for this. I just found out that we will be holding the festivities at my house this year. That means all of my cousins will be running around my house leaving a trail of chaos behind them. I better secure the valuables now. Here's where I miss New York. Last year we went to the Macy's parade and then to Central Park before retiring to a quiet home to stuff turkey in our faces. That was fun. I must admit though, I'd rather be here in Michigan. I think my mother said there will be close to 40 people here. That's a lot of Knight's and Manfre's.

Picking Up Bad Habits

For the last couple of weeks I have been picking up some really bad habits that I need to purge. One of them has been over-sleeping / sleeping late on the weekends. Today I didn't get up until 11:00. That's quite unusual for me, a person who's normally the first to get out of bed in my house. What a waste of a Sunday. I missed the bus twice in the last two weeks because I couldn't get my lazy hide out of bed. Maybe I need to start drinking coffee in the morning.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Swimming?

So as many know I've been toying with the idea of trying another sport to keep me busy over the non-cycling/non-baseball season. I've been brainstorming and may have come up with one. While searching the web, I found a club based out of Ann Arbor for swimming. Since I enjoy the water, I fugure that would be a good sport to try. I spoke to my dad about this and he thinks I should relax for the winter. I don't want to. I may or may not go forward with this. I'm not sure yet.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Recruiting

I may have convinced one of my friends to consider taking up cycling next year. My friend Anthony actually is expressing interest. I say actually because it seems like everybody I talk to about the sport either makes a face or judges it harshly. He already has a road bike which he rides occasionally and he's watched a couple of races and it's peaking his interest. It'll be a much easier transition for me if I had somebody to ride and train with. The question is: can he devote his time to do it? I think he can. I wanted to go out today with him but it appears it's going to rain.