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Feb. 15th, 2006 10:49 pm
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So, yesterday I asked the ever-awesome [livejournal.com profile] eyepiece_simile to help me pick out birthday cards for my two godsisters (the daughters of my godparents; does this term really exist?). It struck me only in the middle of the card-picking selection as mildly pathetic that I must actually consult my much cooler friends on such matters. It's hard to find good birthday cards, especially for pre-teen girls; you don't want to be overly cute or too cynical. I was nowhere near as cool as Kathleen at age 11 (she's turning 12 tomorrow); I just know she's going to be an awesomely gorgeous and smart and sassy homecoming queen someday. Sarah, the younger one, and I are closer in personality although I think she's a little shyer. I think I've found something that each of them will like, or so I hope.

I think my mother is concerned about my mental status as I would not stop singing random fragments of "So Long, Farewell" from the Sound of Music slightly off-key for half an hour straight while washing the dishes. If I were in her position I'd probably be slightly weirded-out, too. But there's just something about TSOM that makes me frightfully cheery for extended periods of time. And in winter I could use extra doses of shiny melodies. The lovely sunny weather lately has been helping tremendously; I hope it lasts for as long as possible. I'm starting to believe that I won't be able to live anywhere with actual fall and winter; I'm afraid I'd get too depressed.

For some reason in winter I always feel more tired; sleeping doesn't make me feel any more rested than being awake. My usual method of blasting awesomely cool orchestral jazz/instrumentals and techno on my way to the IHL is starting to wear off a little in its energy-boosting powers. Normally I swear it's better than caffeine, which I never consume in the morning anyway. I'd rather not form some kind of addiction until I really need it (i.e. at uni).

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Date: 2006-02-16 09:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lacesilkvinyl.livejournal.com
Don't worry about it. My mom always has to call in my sister every time I have to dress for something other than school.

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Date: 2006-02-17 01:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] theladyrose.livejournal.com
Heh, I'm pretty much not allowed to leave the house unless my mother approves. Usually my worst offences are not being able to coordinate the colors of what I'm wearing or wearing white socks with dark pants and shoes. Sometimes I suspect my mother using me like the giant fashion doll she never had.

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