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Slower Than a Dead Snail

7 Jul

It has been a long while since i updated this in some part because i have yet to complete another item off of my ever growing bucketlist and in some part because of my recent onslaught of depression.

It happens.

thats is why i started this project after all, to help fight off this life long horror that is the negativity of my life?

Allot has happend in a month, allot of things i never thought i would ever do.

I gave up school and am no longer trying for any kind of degree, I am accepting my failure. I am OPEN to going back but I have definately taken the semester off and will not even be able to consider going back until at least January. This is the first time ever in 7 years i have not attended. I have even taken summer semesters straight through. (I have excellent stamina)

I am deep in my eye balls in debt and am looking for a second job and possibley a third after that.

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I havent been reading my scriptures at all. OOPS. But honestly, it isnt like we all havent seen THAT coming from reading my previous blogs. I am still fighting the urge to drink coffee though (amazing as it is). I have the feeling that I will lose this fight. Funny how i never had any problem with it until now. haha.

Now just because I havent been successful in crossing off one of my bucketlist items doesnt mean I havent been half assing stuff.

I gave blood for my third time ๐Ÿ™‚ย Image

and i got this nifty zipper pull and another sticker for my ever growing collection.
Plus the usual sugar high from cookie overdose. It was different because i had to go alone and because they took from my right arm…and i kept overly using it by accident XD HAHA.

Since this last semester finished for me i have had ALLOT of time to do…well…nothing.

So naturally i did what i always do when i have nothing left to live forย besides sleeping.ย I eat a truck load of junk food and draw cartoons.

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Which leads me to the half assed bucket list items:

1) Work on overcoming social anxiety

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ย I left the house! That counts, right?

No, but really, I did stuff AND IT WAS SLIGHTLY SPONTANEOUS…for me anyways. I have this need to plan, which in part probably hinders me allot from doing things. I dont like surprises. I dont do them well,ย so when my friend askes me the day before to do see the july 1st canada day fireworks I surprised myself by saying yes.ย PLUS i worked that day, I never leave the house after work because i am usually EXHAUSTED. So yay me! They were really awesome. I have never been in town for Canada day before because usually i am shipped to my grandparents to baby sit everyone elses kids while they have a party. I am NOT good with kids and now they are to old to fall for the hide and seek trick, where they hide and Isit on the couch eating cookies pretending to look for them calling out every now in then “DRAT i really thought you were there!” or “I SEE MOVEMENT BEHIND THE _____”.

2) Write a Comic Book

(Which, as you know is a complete cop out becauseย I am really just re-drawing my old one from highschool)

So here it is, Page 2 of “OMG: Quails and Ants”

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Well I think i got it all, I will keep you updated with the next thing I do! Even if it is all coming along at the pace of a dead snail.

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX

TheHappyLittleArtist

This Reminded Me Of Why I Started :)

29 May

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Another Sexy Strike Off The List

28 May

Hello and welcome back to my epic journey of doable-ness!

I have been so swamped with volunteering and forgetting to read my book of mormonย scripturesย (im in helaman) that I keep putting off updating this blog. ๐Ÿ˜‰ oops!

Now, i know i am not doing as great with my readings as i once was but I have proudly been able to avoid all forms of coffee and unallowed teas thus far ๐Ÿ˜€ MAJOR awesome, considering how coffee addicted i was before. Now i am simply Pepsi addicted ;D OOOOOPS AGAIN.

Unfortunately I havent been to church in…uh….several months now? DAAAAAAAANG I DONT EVEN REMEMBER WHEN I LAST WENT. Not my fault though :C I have to work to pay off my ever growing school debts. D: Which despite my owing of money to the ever greedy visa people, i have tithed 10% of every paycheque ๐Ÿ™‚ (considering how money miserly i am…this is more of a miracle than the coffee thing)

However, one worse thing has come from me not going to church, and thats that my dad has also recently stoppped going. He just cant get into the swing of things without me there. I saw it coming.

This is one of the major reasons why I go to my ward rather than the youth ward (besides my anti social tendancies towards people my own age *troll face*)

The YSA missionaries still contact me though ๐Ÿ™‚ which is awesome, as I have said before, this is the closest thing to church i get nowadays XD HAHAHA….ooooooh saaaaadness.

ANYWAYS.

Sometimes in my journey down this bucketlist i forget how amazing certain people have been in supporting me in it. Even when I myself forget exactly the things I have set out to do in order to complete my adventure.

And thus a very good friend took me along to play the ever important part of “the third wheel” with her and her man slave (hence forth refered to as “wallet”, thus is my current view of MANkind) to theย Naughty but Nice Sex Show!

ย In case some of you dont know what that is let me explain a little bit.

The city i live in has a local tradex where different events and traveling shows come to sell and entertain etc. (gun, shows, car shows etc).

The Taboo show is pretty much…the sex show XD haha. Now, why would i want to go to this show badly enough that i would put it on my bucketlist? Because i have never done it. Its that simple.

I have to admit though, it did not happen the way i had hoped

Despite the fact that i was exhausted from work that day and that i am so completely broke i am living off of dollar store crackers i still made the time to go and it became doubley important for me to go as a way to celebrate my friends bday ๐Ÿ™‚

Unfortunately no one else from my usual posse’ wanted to ๐Ÿ˜ฆ so i was really sad about that, it would have been amazing to all go together. Oh well, i got to meet her new BF so that was an epic plus ๐Ÿ™‚ good guy. good wallet.

I was very surprised by the lack of security when we walked in. I demanded to show my id to someone…but nooo one caaaaaaared.

And my friend thought i was a moron. But honesty is just how i roll ;D

But they seemed to have no problem TAKING MY 15 BUCKS FOR ENTRY. I’m sorry but thats insane for the lack of entertainment that was there…I suppose it was worth the check on my list though. HAHAHAHA PRIORITIES.

All over the dark interior of the building were booths selling all kinds of funky sex things. The wallet looked strangely excited…

There were all kinds of flavored this and that and more importantly COOORSETS. Freaking love corsets…but i did not love the price of them.

Luckily I was 5 dollars short to get a white and black polka dotted one i fell in love with or this blog may have had a completely different ending…with my in a neon pink wig and dancing in a cage or some shit like that XD.

AND YES. I WAS IMPRESSED BY THE CAGE DANCERS. It looked like fun, i would so do that.

There was also a stage and some strip shows which was interesting to watch…although my friends wallet was not sure if the large black cross dresser was a man or a woman. LOL. ooooh silly wallets. When in doubt, its always a man!

Overall it was fun, i got to see the booth a friend of mine told me she had worked before ๐Ÿ™‚ that was awesome (although hella pricey 0-0 DAYUM) and my birthday girl buddy even tried one on :0 looked really god to, she was braver than me XD Sorry, but i think my fat ass would break the strings and then oops…even more debt XD LOL

Afterwards we went to see the gang at the clubhouse (aka their house lol). That was fun ๐Ÿ™‚ it was nice to see them again, they have been so busy lately that we havent had time to hangout and get in trouble ;D

They live on this awesome piece of land that allows them to have TONS of animals. Chickens, dogs and a breeding ground OF KITTENS.

and we all know how i am not without my own kitten :C

Honestly, i have no idea if i remembered to fill you in on everything going on or not, i have been slowly getting this entry done over a period of 2 weeks or so XD HAHA

So if i forgot something i will mention it next time ๐Ÿ™‚

as for other stuff, i am painting little by little and am actually starting to look into selling something…maybe….>.> its very nerve wracking to think about.

But as a friend suggested to me, i think online is the way to go, then i dont have to frame it, and framing is always half the cost of any piece.

I am looking at charging 20-50 dollars of it.

But unfortunately i have not been painting anything for my bucket list like i originally thought i would as a way to document…sooo the church painting remains as it was. (i hate doing archetecture.)

But i am doing my best to make time because (as predicted by many) once again the free time i thought i would have this summer has been filled up x20 by my inability to say “no thank you” to people in need XD OOOOOOPSY ๐Ÿ˜‰

XoXoXoXoXo

TheHappyLittleArtist

p.s. on the Music side of things however, i have discovered the website that turns youtube videos into MP3’s ๐Ÿ˜€ I RECOMMEND THE YOUTUBE BAND KARMIN. AMAZINGNESS.

I’m So Skilled, i Dont Even Have To Know Whats Going On!

10 May

It has just come to my attention through a self epiphany, that i have somewhat completed a Bucketlist item this afternoon!

AND I ALMOST HINDERED IT UNKNOWINLGY! ย *epic facepalm moment*

Figures.

Okay, okay, like always i should explain what exactly went on. HAHA (wouldnt it be mean if i didnt? XD)

So a week+ ago a friend of mine whom i knew in highschool and alittle but in university came up facebooked me and said she loved the cartoon i drew for my timeline cover (see below):Image

She wanted me to make a small comic for her boyfriends birthday. Lucky for her, I just happend to be on my only week off in a school year, just before summer semester started and I ALWAYS end up taking art requests from friends etc. (some vacation eh? XD…come to think of it i still owe a few people from a year ago…*innocent face*)

Well I took on her challenge! And completed my goal for completion in record time! (I was impressed with myself ;D it had several frames and each frame can take me 4-7 hours).

I showed her the file and besides having to make an alternate ending (turned out way better) she loved it ๐Ÿ™‚

AND WANTED ME TO PRINT IT OFF FOR HER ๐Ÿ™‚
Which is a completely new concept for me, but gave me the control needed to epic and alter pixels to print the clearest pic possible. Which, is preferable than having anyone else try to do it. Saves allot of headaches sometimes XD

i got it done, printed it on fancy photo paper (0-0 makes such a difference! i had no idea)

and met her on the bus at university to hand over the final product. (reminded me of a drug trade actually ;D HAHAHAHAHAHA…im awesome)

She ended up paying me for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 0-0 even though i told her several times she did not have to, my friend told me she wanted to support the arts ๐Ÿ˜‰ LOL (funny, since she herself is an artist)

QUIZ TIME FAITHFUL READERS? what could this possibley have to do with my list?

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Thats right! “Sell a painting”!!!

Okay, well, it was not an actual painting, it is technically graphic art since i made it on my computer. BUT for an artist, thats pretty damn good and I plan on taking a picture of myself with the $10 bill, aka my first ever revenue. HAHA. I SHOULD FRAME THAT SUCKER.

And if my friend was not so insistant on paying me…it would never have happend.

Which is probably why I havent sold anything else before now. I just give shit away ;D HAHA

but ooooh the karmic rewards i will one day recieve!!!!!!!!

XOXOXOXOXOXOX

TheRichLittleArtist

3 Lives in ONE Hour. WHAT!?

4 May

Forgive me faithful readers but before i begin my usual update I feel as if I must first get a much needed rant off my chest.

As you probably know by now, I am but a lowly university student. I cant afford a car and in fact, cant even afford to take my drivers test ( its on my bucket list…15$, took it once and failed but have not been able to afford to take it again since LOL).

SO, I consider myself very fortunate to go to a university that has a U-Pass system for students. What is a U-Pass? well a U-Pass stands for “University Pass” it is a free bus pass that is given to any student who wants one and attends my school. It is not only a valid card for local transit but is apart of the “safe ride home program” (a free taxi ride worth 25$) and lets us get discounts at certain coffee shops and stores around town AND also lets us go to the local city pool/gym for free.

Needless to say, I love my free bus pass. Without it, i would be lost and abandoned in the world of bumming rides off of my parental unit, whom tends to talk my ear off and whom I regretabley have very little patience for.

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I love everything about the bus, it gives me freedom and so whenever I see my amazing bus drivers doing their job above and BEYOND their duty, I get a little livid.

I was on my bus, heading to volunteer some time at my workplace (which i do often and does NOT count as a bucketlist item) when at the next stop parapeligic man (whom i see often) wants to get on. Now, if you have never taken public transit, there is a ramp that gets lowered electronically to allow people in wheel chairs and those with walkers easier access. However, it is slow and naturally takes time to lower, and not only that but then the driver has to get up and seatbelt the person in to the handicapped section in the front of the bus. Sometimes arguing with ablebodied persons who simpley refuse to leave their seat in this section (morons). So anyways, my driver (one of the funner drivers in town) lowers the ramp and is being nice and polite chatting with the man as he drove up the ramp, when people start to honk and swear as they drove past the bus. Flipping us the bird and being REALLY obscene about it.

I over heard my awesome driver say “Dont worry about it, they dont understand this is handicapped access” to the man getting on whom was so upset by it he was starting to back off so the bus could leave without him.

Do these asshole drivers not noticed the disability light that flashes whenever someone like this is getting on? this Peeves me off to no end. There is no reason who anyone should make anyone else feel like their disability is a burden on others. READERS. DONT BE ONE OF THESE PEOPLE. Seriously, no matter where you are, show a little kindness.

That barista you are getting your coffee from who just got your order wrong? Might have a learning disability or simpley having a bad day. They are people.ImageThat bus driver who is parked to let people on on the side of the road but blocking traffic, may not have achoice and is just doing their job.

Kind ness and PATIENCE seems to be a lost art nowadays.

Just something to think about.

Anyways, Im tired of talking about stupid people, lets move on to what we are all here for ๐Ÿ˜€

3 Lives in…ONE hour!???

FUNNY THING. Do you remember the last time I gave blood? It took me THREE WHOLE HOURS (which, in hindsight is not allot to save any number of lives). Well this time it took WAY less time, which was super nice, but also kind of concerning in a way. There were less than half the amount of people there, ready to give than when i had my last appointment. :C Sadness!!!!!!!

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Meet my collection. Jealous? ;D

I went through the exact same process as last time, except that I got a chance to flash my card and have it signed….which i did not know they would do ๐Ÿ˜ฎ APPARENTLY THEY HAVE A REWARDS PROGRAM. On my third visit…I get a free Zipper pull!!!!! HELL YEAH, and i thought getting stickers was pretty damn epic.

HEY, EPIC BUCKETLIST GOOD NEWS. I asked the people who were stealing my life liquids about volunteering there. Apparently all the volunteers do, is hang out around the cookie and juice area.

I.CAN.DO.THAT.

But we shall see whether or not my commitment/social anxiety will let me take part in this new venture. Also, with my recent time restraints due to work and my week off/summer vacation from school ending today…it never looks to good :C

A quick note, I hope everyone who reads this goes and donates blood but be careful.

Do your research on what to eat and drink BEFORE and after your appointment. I knew what to do before hand but chose to ignore it because i am super woman and can do anything. BAD CHOICE MKAY?.

Instead of drinking 2 litres of water and eating 3 hours before, I drank 2 litres of dr. pepper (which dehydrates you) and nibbled a on tofu (very high in protein and other good stuff that you need to replenish blood). Needless to say that night I nearly fell over in my kitchen.

Yup, it lasted several hours despite me drinking a shit ton of water because i DID NOT prepare enough BEFORE I went.

ALWAYS PREP BEFORE. MKAY?

Not much else happend since i last chatted with you. I went to my bosses retirement party (where ironically i ended up working more than enjoying myself LOL EVERYTIME)

I will miss her allot :C sadness.

BE SAFE EVERYONE

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

TheDrPepperLovingHappyLittleArtist.

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Cupcake Cannibalism is a Tasty Death.

24 Apr

I have been eating so much junk lately that i think that i might be turning into a cupcake :/

…wait…is that a bad thing or a good thing?

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I am starting to get in the swing of things again when it comes to reading my scriptures!ย HUZZAH.

My bucket list stuff hasnt been going as smoothly as planned :C I have not had an opportunity to get to doing anything really…maybe i will work on page 2 of my comic tonight…that might be a good plan.

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I AM technically volunteering tomarrow ๐Ÿ˜€ although it is for my workplace again so I do not really count it. However, my next blood donation appointment is on the 1st of may (great way to start the month :D) So i am hoping i will be able to muster up the courage to ask if they are looking for volunteers :)!!! Two birds with one stone! HAHA

Also, i HAVE BEGUN WORKING ON A PAINTING SERIES ๐Ÿ˜€ Which falls under “Sell a painting” (or at least thats how i see it). I am hoping to get enough pieces together to be able to have my own gallery exhibition at the arts council in the next city over (i work for the one here, so it would be a conflict of interest).

The subject i am doing it on is craving and torture based on our lusting addiction to food. (as we all know by now…I have a serious problem with LOLZ)

>:D trust me its pretty damn evil.

…I should probably get to painting my bucket list stuff too come to think of it…oops….

I KNOW I KNOW I KNOW. I have this horrible habit of starting to much at one time. This is exactly why I NEVER finish anything and exactly why this list is absolutely necessary to improve my life…if…ya know..i actually finish it. HAHA. oi.

Drowning in half complete projects.

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

TheHappyLittleArtist

Maybe If There is Progress, There Will Be Confetti :o

13 Apr

Greetings possible stalkers!

SUMMER HAS ARRIVED and the weather has been glorious!!!!!!!

I have completed my finals and am looking forward to more bucketlist activities! I really lucked out this semester, my prof was sick on the day of our final critiques (which is like the art students version of an exam, except you have to stand up in front of your peers and fight tooth and nail in defence of your work for 20 minutes), so I DIDNT HAVE TO DO IT. BREW HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

And yes, I actually went “brewhahahahaha” and danced like a moron to the amusement of my classmates.

Then, i proceeded to write things like “YAY” on the white board and dash off with a friend to buy 10 loaves of bread.

Yup. My life in a nutshell right there. ๐Ÿ˜‰

On the religious front…I have not been able to go to church unfortunately. My amazing workplace of amazingness has needed me to work full weekend shifts. WHICH I ADOOOORE TO NO END, especially during the summer when we are busiest. I love to meet and talk to new people about art and help to support our local talent. I am OVERLY passionate about it, some people I come across even notice how into it I am. HAHA….I hope thats a good thing…XD (crazyobsessedpersontype)

My scriptureย study, unfortunately has been lacking…and as for resisting the ambrosia which is coffee…does coffee crisp count? If so…I BLAME THE EASTER BUNNY.

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Last Saturday the missionaries visited my work again :). Once again while my trainee was unable to make it…i think she’s starting to think they dont exist. LOL.
They were funny, lining up to listen to an audio piece we have about the sexuality of fast food advertissing. HAHA. Unfortunately we got busy really fast and they left fairly quickely, probably so as to not feel as though they were bothering me at work lol. Which they never do, they are the only bit of church I get lately XD. Oi.

Moving on, i mentioned last post that i was able to take part in an arts rally/rock concert type thing. It was partially put on by my amazing painting teacher and she encouraged us all to take part by writing poems and attending. It was allot of fun but unfortunately it was held outside on the green…in freezing weather. Allot of people showed up and I was surprised by how many passer by’s stopped to listen on their way to class. We are not a very social university…but…that could be said for the entire town really…

What else, what else? It has been so long since i have updated you all I feel a little perplexed with going ons! HAHA

I have not seen my friends in a very long time. THEY HAVE ABANDONED ME >:C
I KNOW AT LEAST ONE OF YOU MUST READ THIS.
Oh well. Haters gonna hate. >:C

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Bucketlist wise, I have started page 2 today of my comic book and am trying to get people to go roller blading with me before our coastal weather decides it no longer wants to stay decent for me.

Also, I am attempting to get a group together to visit our local carnival type thing we have here called “Playland”. It has changed allot since I was last there, way back in grade 7 and I have been attempting to plan the trip for several years now. However, my friends hate fun and are not very accomodating to my needs (OBVIOUSLY ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). HAHA. Maybe now with my bucketlist and all the amazing support they have been giving me as i try to cross off more stuff, we will make it. I hope so ๐Ÿ˜€ I love arcade games. HURRAY FOR PROGRESS.

ย And with that I think you are pretty much all caught up.

It is weird to think that it has been one entire month since my cat passed away :C
It still feels like it only just happend. weird.

ANYWAYS have a happy Friday the 13th ;D (again…did you know we also had one this january???? SPOOOOKY)

Stay Lucky

XoXoXo

TheHappyLittleArtist