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Quote of the Month: When the real world crashes down, oh if they could see me now.
Song of the Moment: Falling In - Lifehouse
Favorite Movies: (1) Pearl Harbor; (2) The Notebook; (3) Dirty Dancing; (4) Mulan; (5) Titanic; (6) Lucky Number Slevin; (7) She's The Man; (8) Balto; (9) The Day After Tomorrow; (10) The Little Mermaid; (11) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; (12) Anastasia; (13) Shakespeare In Love; (14) Forrest Gump
Favorite Colors: Purple, Green, Black, Blue (dark)
Favorite Sports: Bowling, Soccer, Football
Favorite TV Shows: Grey's Anatomy; Vampire Diaries; Castle; Bones; True Blood
Favorite Books: Just Listen: Sarah Dessen (Actually, really anything by Sarah Dessen); The Harry Potter Series: J.K. Rowling; Twilight Series: Stephenie Meyer (except Breaking Dawn because that book does not exist to me); The Pendragon Series: D.J. MacHale; Perfect Chemistry: Simone Elkeles; Burned: Ellen Hopkins (or anything she writes); The Luxe Series: Anna Godberson; The Outsiders: S.E. Hinton
I'm here because Heaven didn't want me and Hell thought I'd take over.
HA! I can't go to hell, Satan still has that restraining order against me.
I wonder if it's possible to have a love affair that lasts forever. - Andy Warhol
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. - Benjamin Franklin
It is the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.
If you trip while dancing, just make it part of the dance.
A lie is halfway around the world before the truth has the time to put its pants on. - Winston Churchill
You are about as useful as a one-legged man at an ass kicking contest.
You are slower than a herd of turtles stampeding through peanut butter.
Making people laugh is hard. Especially for someone who is not happy.
Masquerading as a normal person day after day is exhausting.
I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.
Japan and the U.S. are in a canoe race. Japan has eight guys paddling and one guy shouting directions. The U.S. has one guy paddling and eight guys shouting. And they wonder why they're losing.
You can't run from trouble. Ain't no place that far.
Giving up doesn't always mean you're weak. Sometimes it just means that you're strong enough to let go.
The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past; you can't go forward in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches.
In the end what matters most is:
I play by my own rules. Nobody else's. Sometimes not even my own.
You should never take life too seriously because you will never get out alive.
When life hands you lemons make Apple Juice, and then sit back and watch in amusement as people try to figure out how the heck you did it.
I'm an early bird and a night owl, so I'm wise and have worms.
If I loved you less I might be able to talk about it more.
A heart will never be practical until it is made unbreakable.
I wonder how many people never get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to have.
Live your life so that when you wake up in the morning and your feet hit the floor Satan shudders and says, "Oh, shit she's awake!"
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist. Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Denial isn't just a river in Egypt; it's a frickin' ocean.
There is no happiness in love except at the end of an English novel.
Smile: It keeps people wondering what you're up to.
I love the nights I can't remember with the friend's I'll never forget.
Even a blind squirrel has to get a nut once in a while.
Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
Nothing is over until the fat lady sings.
True love is when you find a guy who picks up the pieces of your broken heart and puts it back together again, keeping for himself a piece, and replacing it with a piece of his.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Dr. Seuss
The hardest thing in life is watching the person you love, love someone else.
Love is when you shed a tear and still want him, it's when he ignores you and you still love him, it's when he loves another girl but you still smile and say "I'm happy for you" when all you really want to do is cry.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
Insane...Eh, we prefer the term "Mentally hilarious".
My imaginary friend filed a restraining order against me.
Just when you thought I couldn't say anything more retarded...I go ahead and amaze you once again.
Sometimes it is best not to question your friends and just help them drag the body bag into the river.
Favorite Book/Movie Quotes:
Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no mattter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. - My Sister's Keeper
Change isn't always for the worst; the shell that forms around a piece of sand looks to some people like an irritation, and to others, like a pearl. - My Sister's Keeper
I lean against my sister's shoulder.
Sometimes it's like people are a million times more beautiful to you in your mind. It's like you see them through a special lens--but maybe if it's how you see them, that's how they really are. - The Summer I Turned Pretty
Moments, when lost, can't be found again. They're just gone. - The Summer I Turned Pretty
Every story is part of a whole, entire life, you know? Happy and sad and tragic and whatever, but an entire life. And books let you konw them. - Twenty Boy Summer
I really don't even know you, and yet, in my life, you are forever entangled; to my history, inextricably bound. - Twenty Boy Summer
Doubt thou that the stars are fire;
Perhaps we give the best of our hearts uncritically, to those who hardly think about us in return. - The Once and Future King
Components. American components, Russian components, ALL MADE IN TAIWAN! - Lev Andropov: Armageddon
Nobody asks to be a hero...It just sometimes turns out that way. - Eversmann: Black Hawk Down
I'm short for my height. - Linsday: Lucky Number Slevin
My father used to say, "The first time someone calls you a horse you punch him in the nose, the second time someone calls you a horse you call him a jerk, but the third time someone calls you a horse, well then perhaps it's time to go shopping for a saddle."- Rabbi: Lucky Number Slevin
I'm not anxious to die, sir, but I am anxious to matter. - Rafe: Pearl Harbor
Stan Shunpike: Whatcha doin' down there?
I killed Harry Potter! - Neville Longbottom: HP & TGoF
It's not like I try to blow things up it just sort of happens. You gotta admit though, fire is fascinating! - Seamus: HP & TGoF
McGonagall: Professor Moody! What are you doing?
(After Harry has just kissed Ginny in the Room of Requirement)
Me? I'm scared of everything! I'm scared of what I saw, I'm scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you. - Baby: Dirty Dancing
I gotta go...change my...feet. - Duke: She's The Man
So...do you like...cheese? - Duke: She's The Man
Duke: So, do you...like cheese?
Men are rats...they're fleas on rats...they're amoebas on fleas on rats. - Frenchy: Grease
I kissed Bella...And she broke her hand...Punching my face...Total misunderstanding. - Jacob Black (le sigh)
I know that love is unconditional. But I also know that it can be unpredictable, unexpected, uncontrollable, unbearable and strangely easy to mistake for loathing. - Yvaine: Stardust
Sloan: Mrs. Shepard's coming...to Seattle?
Merideth: Derek had a woman in his trailer last night. She was ugly. Very ugly. Except she was tall and beautiful. And he was naked.
My heart aches with pain. When I see you, I vomit. Die away from me. - Hyde: That 70's Show.
Let's play Nuclear Bomb, Cockroach, Foot. - Hyde: That 70's Show.
Take that you rock! - Sokka: Avatar: The Last Airbender
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. - Noah Calhoun: The Notebook
Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken. - Tyler Durden: Fight Club
Favorite Poem: Remember
Remember me when I am gone away,
- Christina Rossetti
Favorite Random Quotes From My Life:
Joey: Stop bouncing around like a damn hippity-hop!
Rin: Guess who turned out to be evil at the end of the first book?
(After watching Across the Universe)
Rin: I may be stupid but I'm not dumb!
(After going to the eye-doctor)
Rin: You know, superhero's aren't that great. They're just buff guys who think they're too cool to wear their underwear underneath their pants like everyone else.
Danny: Let's play cops and robbers.
Liz: Y'know, sometimes I wish I was a kitty-cat. That way I could sleep all day and lick myself and nobody would look at me funny.
Mom: What kind of muffins do you want for breakfast?
Me: Have you ever noticed that beets kinda look like rat-butts?
Liz: What are you doing to the cupcakes?
Liz: So my boyfriend has a cat and he wanted to name it Sheeba but everyone else in his family voted to name it Bella. So I asked him if he called it Sheeba anyway and he said, "No, I didn't want to confuse the cat".
Mom: You're an idiot.
Me: The floor is parrallel to the wall.
Me: This is unjust!
Grandma: So how was your class? Did you meet anyone?
Grandma: Oh don't run around, you'll get all sweaty and you'll have to take a shower before your class.
Ryan: Am I squishing your foot?
(Because Teddy is really, really sunburnt)
Liz: Will you get me a Batman cape for my birthday?
Erica: What would you do if you woke up in the middle of the night and I had my big-toe stuck in your ear?
Me: A muffin is just a naked cupcake.
Mom: (at the squirrel that just ran out in front of the car) Okay, now's not the time to be indecisive. Be a brave squirrel. Make up your mind!
Eric: (after he gets a text-message) My pants are vibrating!
Rin: Fire at will!
Martin: (Talking about Brian) He killed a dead cat once!...Don't ask me how!
John: Why did God make feet so big?
Rin: Oh, they're in Paris.
Rin: Where is the Kentucky Derby anyway? Isn't it in Kansas?
John: Guys! Don't wake that raccoon up during the day! It'll have rabies!
(Playing a game with Liz)
John: If I were a dog, I think I'd kill myself. There'd be nothing to do. You can't talk, you don't have thumbs. And all you'd do all day is chase your tail--BUT YOU'D NEVER GET IT!!
John: I'm going to touch the punching bag in the back of my throat.
John: My dad and I were setting up the electric fence for our dog so that when she goes outside she won't get hit by a car. My dad told me to take the collar and try to find where the edge of the fence was so that we could mark it with something. The collar is supposed to tingle when you get close to the fence, right? And so I felt it tingling, but that part must have slipped my mind because the next thing I know I'm gettin' electrocuted. It hurt like hell, man. If I were a dog I'd never go near there.
Rin: I think I'm going to name it Muffin.
Erica: You know she named her wooden, male cat Muffin?
Mom: Hey, Rin, how about you get these cleats? They look like rockets. Guarenteed to make you jump faster, run higher and take down small goalies in a single bound.
(About Rin's 'imaginary friend' Phil)
Rin: I shall bill you for the hearing aide that I now require.
Kate: (Yells really, really loudly) CAN YOU HEAR ME?!
Rin: (Playing a game with Dani) Type of language.
Rin: If it weren't for electricity we would all be watching TV by candelight.
Erica: Ca-caw! Ca-caw!
Mom: Why are you still in your pajamas? It's 2 o'clock and it's a beautiful day!
(After Zach has just asked a ridiculous question after goofing off all period)
Aunt P.: I found a nice boy for you.
Me: Let's play poker for jelly-beans.
Me: Let's watch 'Finding Nemo'!
Dani: (Sleep-talking) Do it. Do it! DO IT!
Eric: Don't hesitate to check anyone out there.
Rin: (Reading off a magazine) 'Dieting for One'.
(After watching a movie couple make-out for like 10 minutes)
Random Old Lady in the Bathroom: (After coming out of the stall) Ugh. Growing old is a bitch. A word of advice sweetie, if you ever find the fountain of youth, drink heavily.
Allie: I couldn't do my homework because I left my book at school.
Liz: Hey, Rin, do you think I could have been Chinese in a past life?
Mr.P.: An owl...like the bird. An owl is a bird...That doesn't sound right. I am not convinced that an owl is a bird. (GOOGLES IT) Well, there you have it, an owl is a bird.
Brandon & Me: I'll go!
Josh: You guys aren't going to class?
Mom: Okay, okay, calm down. Don't get your knickers in a twist!
Caitlin: Can I use a lifeline?
Me: What do you call a cow with no legs?
Mrs.D: Give me an example of a persuasive sentence.
John: That stick is alive because it's swimming!
Irene: We were going to give you a shoutout: "Little Boy Blue Go Blow Your Horn"
Mom: If you're going to hell you may as well do it all the way.
Me: (pretending to be drunk) I swear to drunk officer I'm not God!
Mom: (pretending to be drunk) But, occifer, I only had tea martoonies!
(Making finger puppets on the SmartBoard at school)
Brandon: John, what are you doing in here? You're not in this class.
Marc: That turf field really rips you up! I slide-tackled someone and it really burned!
Me: (Yelp) EEEEEEPPPP!
Coach: My grandmother with one leg can run faster than you!
(About the stuffed moose animal I had to bring into class)
Me: Rin, we should have a secret handshake.
Brandon: You know guys, I'm just so smart, sometimes I scare myself.
Me: Eric you look like a snow man!
Nadine: No, I'm not Christian. I'm Muslim.
Dani: (puts her arm around me)
Rin: What kind of animals do I like? Cooked.
Rin: I love small furry animals...side of fries, a Coke.
Mom: (as I'm making faces and noises cutting a porkchop) You should be a butcher.
Me: (singing) On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, three kinky outfits...
Marc: Gosh, watch where you're going, why don't ya!
(While watching 'Shakespeare In Love')
Mr.G: Okay, so democratic art in America?
(after my self-proclaimed favorite character returned)
Jess: (answering her phone) Hey, Dad!
Liz: You like him...You want to kiss him!
(playing Wii MarioKart game with Rin)
(playing Wii MarioKart)
Me: Rin, we should start wearing matching shirts.
Rin: (chasing after me) Give me back my banana...muffin!
(A Telemarketer called my Aunt...who is happily married to my Uncle.)
Eric: You know what Zach, just don't breathe!
Marc: (pointing at Caitlin's fuzzy pink bag) Will someone please just get the dead gay polar bear out of here?
Marc: Whoa, who made the muffins? Was it you? Because if it was I'm not eating them.
Me: Rin let's be study-buddies!
Andy: (because he think's Rin is still next to him) Rin! Rin! RIN! RIN! RIN! RIN! RIN! RIN! RIN!
Brandon: I have a man crush on Tom Cruise.
John: You know what Caitlin, just shut your nostrils!
Mrs. F: And this genius over here put Manhattan.
(Actual question on one of our tests)
Caitlin: Oh no! Where'd Mr. W. go?
Me: Nutrients and minerals are not the same thing.
Mr.P: Dee, what is the name of the French cathedral where Quasimodo rings the bells?
Caitlin: I was thinking about not coming in to school today. But then I got your text message and I thought "I can't leave her alone with Brandon."
Liz: I love you! (hugs)
Allie: So, you watch True Blood?
Brandon: You're like a witch or something. You should have gone to Hogwarts.
(While studying hormones for Biology)
Brandon: Give me the ruler.
Me: I operate by listening to two organs only. My bladder and my stomach. Occasionally I use my brain, but only in emergency circumstances or when there is no one else around.
Me: Rin, what are you eating?
Caitlin: I was just remembering with my sisters about Pokemon, and how if you had the Charizard card, you were untouchable. You were the shit!
Me: Ugh. I shaved my legs for the first time today, and I got such razor burn.
Brandon: Oh, whoops. I poured water all over your chalk drawing.
Zach: Are you freakin' kidding me? 'Catch Me If You Can' was the best Leonardo DiCaprio movie ever!
Me: So when do you want to go?
Rin: Why are you getting changed for dinner now? We don't have to be there for over an hour!
Mom: I look like a Lilliputian in that photo!
Me: Wow, there sure are a lot of leaves in your pool!
(doing a crossword puzzle)
Rin: The "Bourne" movies all have really cool names...Identity. Supremacy. Ultimatum
Playing a game: The letters are W, H. You're supposed to make a word that starts with "W" and ends with "H"
Me: Can you get me that mocha drink, but without the watermelon?
Caitlin: And they swarmed like ninjas from the ceiling!
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Love Is Just A Greek Myth: If Andromeda Riviera's life was a Greek myth, monsters would be popping out left, right and center. But since her life is not a myth, she just has a multitude of problems that are causing her life to spin out of control. By chance, she meets the mysterious, unconventional Damien Hayes, whose life is very different from her own. Damien helps Andie cope with the so called 'monsters' in her life, but just when things are getting somewhat bearable again, the worst 'monster' of all finally shows itself. DELETED/REMOVED/WHATEVER...
Uncharted Territory: A series of linked encounters that show the beggining and progression of the two characters'--Kate and Owen's--relationship. Kate is very reserved and quiet. Plainly put, she's not ready for a relationship with someone. Especially not someone like Owen who is outgoing, intense and extremely intimidating. He's also completely taken with Kate, and what will happen when Owen focuses all his attention on winning her over? Throw in a meddling best friend, Macy, who has her own boy problems to worry about and a suspicious sister, Becca, and what do you get? Well, if I told you right out there wouldn't be a story, now would there?
Yay! Thanks to Rollinby for taking on the huge task of being my Beta for Uncharted Territory!
Care-Bear In Love: Some people come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. Caroline, or Care-Bear as her best friend Charlie calls her, is certain that Brandon Miller only came into her life for the sheer pleasure of annoying her. Every. Single. Day. But, as she reminds herself every day, she'll only have to deal with Brandon Miller (#1 on her "People Who Must Die And Do It Soon" list) for another four years. And then he'll be out of her hair. But this is Brandon Miller we're talking about. And he doesn't give up a fight that easily.
C O M I N G . A T T R A C T I O N S
(When Life Throws Lemons) or (Phoenix): So I finished the details on this one, but I still have to put the supplemental parts in. If that makes sense. I think it's definitely coming. Oh, and I'm looking for titles for this one. If you have a suggestion (or like one of the ones I have up there), send me a message!
P O S S I B L E . A D D I T I O N S
Whiplash: This is one that I am really excited about. Already have the title. Have an idea for cover art. And have a pretty solid storyline to just frame up, further solidify, and then actually write. I'm confident about this. It'll be here.
On an ending note: Having trouble with writer's block? My discovery is oneword (dot) com. They give you a one word prompt every day and you have 60 seconds to write whatever comes into your head. It's the greatest way to get yourself thinking, and who knows, maybe one of the prompts will give you the inspiration you need to write the next Great Novel of the Century.