2007: a look ahead

here’s the things that i’d like to do this year:

  • drink less soda (maybe 1 a day?)
  • drink way more water (some in the form of tea)
  • wean myself mostly off of caffeine by march-ish
  • exercise regularly (once week by march, adding a “once” every week every quarter)
  • read one book a month (pitiful goal, i know, but considering i read about 3 all 2006, it’s not an unrealistic one)
  • write (at least 6 hours a week)
  • eat better (one “take out” meal a day, healthier choices in general)
  • take my vitamins
  • finish ryan’s scarf before spring

oh yeah, i know that it takes a few weeks to get a single habit ingrained, and that trying to do all of this at once means i’m probably doomed to fail and all, but ya gotta have dreams, right? speaking of dreams…

loftier “things i’d like to do/have/etc but can’t necessarily do on my own and/or have no real control over” goals:

also, the official motto of 2007 is “fuck that!”

well, dammit

What American accent do you have?

Your Result: The Inland North
 

You may think you speak “Standard English straight out of the dictionary” but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like “Are you from Wisconsin?” or “Are you from Chicago?” Chances are you call carbonated drinks “pop.”

The Midland
 
The Northeast
 
Philadelphia
 
The South
 
The West
 
Boston
 
North Central
 
What American accent do you have?
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yes, i’m procrastinating a bit. i’m sitting at 1400ish words and kinda stuck in a scene transition. once i get past this though, i think it’s going to be a bit of smooth sailing for a while (the next scene is based off of a dream i had recently). so um anyway, northern accent makes me unhappy. they didn’t even ask any questions about the “o’s” thing that i can’t seem to get rid of.

oh, and go see spamalot. i’m not a very big python fan, but it’s a hell of a good time.

none of this is surprising

steve did it first.

I Am A: Chaotic Good Elf Mage Bard

Alignment:
Chaotic Good characters are independent types with a strong belief in the value of goodness. They have little use for governments and other forces of order, and will generally do their own things, without heed to such groups.

Race:
Elves are the eldest of all races, although they are generally a bit smaller than humans. They are generally well-cultured, artistic, easy-going, and because of their long lives, unconcerned with day-to-day activities that other races frequently concern themselves with. Elves are, effectively, immortal, although they can be killed. After a thousand years or so, they simply pass on to the next plane of existance.

Primary Class:
Mages harness the magical energies for their own use. Spells, spell books, and long hours in the library are their loves. While often not physically strong, their mental talents can make up for this.

Secondary Class:
Bards are the entertainers. They sing, dance, and play instruments to make other people happy, and, frequently, make money. They also tend to dabble in magic a bit.

Find out What D&D Character Are You?, courtesy ofNeppyMan (e-mail)

i find the detailed stats more interesting:
Alignment:
Lawful Good —– XXXXX (5)
Neutral Good —- XXX (3)
Chaotic Good —- XXXXXXX (7)
Lawful Neutral — (0)
True Neutral —- X (1)
Chaotic Neutral – (-1)
Lawful Evil —– XXX (3)
Neutral Evil —- (-2)
Chaotic Evil —- (0)

Race:
Human —- X (1)
Half-Elf – X (1)
Elf —— XXXXXXX (7)
Halfling – (-4)
Dwarf —- (-2)
Half-Orc – (0)
Gnome —- (-1)

Class:
Fighter – XX (2)
Ranger — (-1)
Paladin – (-1)
Cleric — X (1)
Mage —- XXXXXXXXX (9)
Druid — (-1)
Thief — X (1)
Bard —- XXXXXX (6)
Monk —- (0)