|i feel a whopper coming up
||[Dec. 15th, 2005|11:06 pm]
|||||ben harper - like a king||]|
Wow. Has it really been a month and a half since my last real entry? Well, I guess there's not much I can do about that except try to remember what's happened in the last little while...
Well, I guess work is the most obvious. The job is going absolutely fantastic. There has been a big project going on around the office, so I think I've been showing my worth pretty good :). Also, with it being a government job in December, I think I'm making more than a couple people jealous... ah, cushy government jobs... :).
On a related note, there have been quite a few events going on around work. Let's see... I played in a little "Sergeant and under" vs "Senior Officers" hockey game not too long ago. Damn it felt good to be on the ice. The first period my legs felt like lead, but after that I did pretty good :). Also in sports, I've taken up squash at the base gym during many of my lunch hours. We even have a little office "squash ladder" going on, where you kinda compete against each other to get to the top spot. Unfortunately, I'm kinda in no-man's land right now. I can easily beat all the other players who, like me, had not played squash before joining the ladder. However, I can't exactly compete with any of the players who have previous experience yet. I'm not bad, but I still can't take a game off any of them. So much fun though.
There's also been a couple little parties to talk about. The office had their Christmas party a couple weeks ago. It was a mix between military people and civilians. Kris and I were easily the youngest there. It was still a good time though, despite having the worst dj ever. First off, to try to get people on the dance floor after supper, he started off a mainly 40+ old crowd with the Black Eyed Peas. I loved looking at those confused faces :). Secondly, more than once he would stop in the middle of a song if no one was dancing, say something stupid, then move on to the next song. He would also play horrible requests that he had never heard of, which still nobody would dance to. Lastly, at least once he would have at least a 30-second gap between songs as he rooted around for another cd. It was brutal.
Frankie and Kris also had their Christmas parties this past weekend. They were both pretty low-key, but still very enjoyable. Lots of friends, lots of talking and laughs, a little bit of drinking... it was definitely a good time. :)
Speaking of Christmas, Kris and I are getting very excited. We both pretty much have all our Christmas shopping done, which is unheard of for me. Usually I'm a day-or-two before Christmas type of shopper. This is much less stressful :). Also, we decorated her apartment pretty nice too, christmas tree and all! Damn that first Christmas is expensive, but it's all reusable for next year. :)
Well, I guess I've rambled on enough tonight. I can't exactly talk about everything :). Well, at least I know that if I'm too tired to write everything out, then I actually must have a shred of a life ;). I will mention a couple things quickly though...
Last night... Planet Smashers show at the Cellar. Awesome time, awesome show, less than awesome crowd. Kris and I also finally got to see "40 Year Old Virgin". Such a funny movie.
Also not too long ago... Frankie and I went to see "The Chronicles of Narnia". I thoroughly enjoyed that as well. Hopefully Frankie arrived in Portugal ok, and I hope she has a great time over the break! :)