Wow, does time fly. I haven't posted a new journal in quite a long time. It's been pretty crappy these last several weeks, I've been stuck at the house dealing with family drama and getting roped into other family-oriented junk. I feel like I have a constant headache half the time from dealing with everyone for such a long period of time. I ended up staying at my house much, much longer than I ever intended but at least I'll be out of there for a while.
One big piece of good news for a change, I am employed again! I work Part-time at Toy-R-Us as a night stocker. It's a tempo job for the holiday season though I hope they decide to keep me. I only work once a week when a truck comes in to deliver a shipment of merchandise to the store so there's unfortunately no way that I can live off of it. I work super late night hours, late enough to the point I may as well be nocturnal for one day each week. It's been difficult dealing with my family and acclimating myself to a new sleep schedule, no one as any regard for my need of sleeping late into the afternoon and they yell, scream, bitch, and moan about everything and keep all the TVs on in the house blaring loud even if there is no one around to watch it. Everyone is too lazy to turn them off let alone, turning the volume down.
My job is certainly work, those boxes ain't gonna lift themselves, but it's pretty darn good and I got the muscles for it. I have a wonderful manager who very kind and thoughtful but also very professional and seems to know what she's doing in running the store and at the same time, still seem like a person rather than a Wal-mart drone. There's a good chance I'll be let go when the holiday season is over with but so far my employment at Toys-R-Us has been going rather well. Now if only I can get a little more sleep, I'd probably just be better staying at my friend
's house instead though I will have to drive farther to get to work.
I may not have much income at the moment but every little bit helps. My dad recently purchased a big ol' truck off a guy but we've been having problems with it shortly after. The alternator, which was pretty much brand new, gave out and of course needed to be replaced. We thought it was the battery at first, the cold weather crippling it's charge but turns out it was the alternator all along after we did a few tests with it.
It looks like one of my aunts will be moving away down south soon. To me, this is wonderful news. The less family drama nearby, the better! Part of me is kinda sad in way. Once upon a time years ago when I was a little kid, me and my siblings would play at my aunt's house. We had a lot of fun there when we were kids but with any good times there tends to be some bad times. One of my other relatives ended up getting drunk and drowning in the pond when I was a little and that, as you can expect caused quite a bit of a stir. Everything went downhill from there with my aunt and she became a hoarder and refused to clean up anything or take care of anything, including her finances (which my immediate family would be pestered about loaning her money all the time). The place is a filthy wreck now, the smell of cat piss will burn your nostrils pretty bad if you go there nowadays. She's already sold the property and the new owners intend to tear down everything and probably make it pasture for cattle. I suppose it's the thought of those few good times, a bit of my childhood, a resting place of at least some good memories being demolished and the land and woods altered. Don't get me wrong, I'm not all that tore up about it, it's just one of those things that makes me think on the past some. I'll tell you what, it's been no fun getting conscripted into helping move furniture and junk while the rest of my family just sits around , gabs, and refuses to help. I think I may have hurt one of my hands moving some heavy stuff, I get random twinges of pain around my thumb and arm from time to time now.
Oh, in other good news, my middle brother may be moving back out again with some of his friends. His constant ranting, complaining, and demanding has been driving my head hurt even more than usual. I am a little skeptical, I've heard the "moving out" line several times before in the past to no effect but even a day without him around can help clear my head. He's one of the reasons why I can't do any artwork at all at my house. I'm really hoping that he will move out, I would greatly appreciate a respite from him demanding money and rides.
Art-wise, I have two things hanging around that need to be finished. One, is obviously DD80. That page has been the bane of my existence (pre-getting-stuck-at-my-house-for-over-a-month existence). I've been meaning o finish that page and move on for quite some time and hopefully I'll accomplish it in my stay AWAY from my house. The second one is a Halloween-themed drawing that I sketched up at my house on a glorious day when everyone was gone, leaving me all alone and able to work unhindered. It still needs some finer penciling work at the moment and then I can go on to inking and coloring. I had an idea for doing holiday-related art and posting them around the corresponding holidays but I'm already so far behind! Maybe I might do something Thanksgiving-related soon.
Since I'll be away from the house for a few days, I should finally have some new art soon. It's kinda weird, I haven't been able to do any art and now
is even starting to draw and has done more art than me in the past month. Time for me to catch up!
1.You must post the rules.
2.Each person must post 5 things about about themselves in their journal.
3.Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post.and create five new questions for the people you tag to answer
4.You have to choose 10 people to tag and post their icons on your journal.
5.Go to their page and tell them you have tagged them.
6.No tag backs
7.No stuff in the tagging section about "you're tagged if you're reading this" You legitimately have to tag 10 people.
LET'S BEGIN! 5 things about me:
1. I think birds are really cool. I'm more of a bird person than a cat or dog person. I have a few chickens that I raise. There are so many different and unique breeds of chickens. One of my favorites are the roosters of the Phoenix breed.
2. My favorite book so far is Fahrenheit 45`. Its been a real eye-opener for me. It's kinda scary how much this book has in common with society nowadays.
3. The first video game I ever beat on my own was Starfox 64. That game was one of my favorite games to play when I was a kid, it was badass!
4. My favorite pony is Derpy!
5. I really like Neil Young and his music. My favorite songs of his are Old Man, Heart of Gold, and Needle And Damage Done Questions from: 1. What is your favorite thing to do?
I like to do art for the most part but I also love taking walks in the woods and looking at nature. 2. Coffee or Tea?
Coffee! It is the life-giver! 3. What's your favorite TV Show?
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic4. What's your biggest fear?
Midget zombie babies!5.Where would you like to travel to?
SPACE!My Questions for the ones I tagged:
1) Who is your favorite classical artist?
2) Who is your favorite pony?
3)What is your favorite quote?
4)What inspires you?
5) What is the dumbest thing you've ever done?
Because I'm a rule-breaking rebel (and mainly because no very many people do these tag journals), I'm not going to bother to tag anyone. If you want to do it, go right ahead!