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17 October 2008 @ 07:38 am
Whatcha got? I'm ready. Hit me.  
Okay.

Just deleted a long, whiny post, which would have done no one, the least of all ME, any good.  I can't gripe today.  I just can't do it.

So I'm going a different way, and I'm asking the f-list (and lurkers, too - come on!  De-lurk!) to play along.

I need good stuff.  It could be a story in which you tell me about something good  that happened to you, a picture you think is awesome, something you read that you liked and want to share...  any of that?  Leave a comment.  Or a link.
  It's a win/win.

I'm gonna dig my way out of my bad mood if it kills me. (Not really.  That was metaphorical hyperbole, if there is such a thing.)  It's one of the perks of being stubborn.  This is GOING to get better, and I'm going to force it to, come hell or high water.

 
 
I am:: home
I hear:: nothing
 
 
 
Adelagiaadelagia on October 17th, 2008 01:27 pm (UTC)
*hugs* Please to enjoy a cracked.com article entitled "The 6 Cutest Animals That Can Still Destroy You." Not only is it fun and educational, but it also completely validates your hatred of dolphins.

http://www.cracked.com/article_15853_6-cutest-animals-that-can-still-destroy-you.html

And for good measure, one of my favourite Jam fics from the earlier seasons: http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2883156/1/
Carrie Leigh: Vengeful Dolphinscarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:39 am (UTC)
'mangled in unexpected ways.'

Uh huh.

These were HYSTERICAL. SO funny. Thanks for sharing.

And after I read that Office fic, I spent another hour and a half just reading other Office-y JAM-y stuff. Good times. Thank you. :)
Elle Blessingway: Pink Shoeselle_blessing on October 17th, 2008 01:42 pm (UTC)
This is all I've got time for this morning, but it made me *giggle* when I saw it XD *SMOOOSH!* Have a good day, Carrie!

Carrie Leigh: Frank the creepy ass owlcarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:40 am (UTC)
It's kitty Frank!

Thanks for making me smile. :)
Amanda1234569or10 on October 17th, 2008 01:50 pm (UTC)
Go to you tube and search for "laughing baby". You will get about a million hits and it will make your day. I especially love this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXXm696UbKY but they are all heartwarming. :)
Carrie Leigh: Ethan=Little Dracocarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:42 am (UTC)
That is SO cute I can't stand it. I have one of Ethan doing something similar somewhere...
is pretty fucking ninja: enjorlas awesomecaramelsilver on October 17th, 2008 01:58 pm (UTC)
Lots of great stuff has happened to me lately. I'm not sick anymore! (WOOT!) I'm back at school. And this awesome lady sent me this wonderful pink bag!

And this one always makes me laugh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldDpr02g-TM
Carrie Leigh: Bunnies frighten mecarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:45 am (UTC)
I'm so glad you like your bag! I got your sweet card; Thank you! Nolan thinks it's cool I know someone in your neck of the woods!

I wish I was a Mary Sue!
nbaekernbaeker on October 17th, 2008 02:13 pm (UTC)




pictures of artwork done by my hubby.. it always makes me happy.
Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:45 am (UTC)
Those are very, very cool.

I spent a long time just looking. What a talented husband your Brent is.
Comic Book Goddess: TW - Rob XDrainpuddle13 on October 17th, 2008 02:35 pm (UTC)
This is very amusing and I snicker every time I see it.

And this made me squee!
Carrie Leigh: my twisted ever aftercarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:47 am (UTC)
It was the little one that made that huge noise!

And... Oh, my!
Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: James - Cornyjandjsalmon on October 17th, 2008 02:56 pm (UTC)
Oh wow. Those ARE very good pictures indeed. And you know how I feel about him generally. wow.
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Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: Jim/Pam - Walkingjandjsalmon on October 17th, 2008 02:55 pm (UTC)
Hrm.... I'm down with a headache, so I'm seriously NO fun today - but yesterday before it hit I found a WAY fun site that is complete craziness, but kinda adorable.

http://www.fairylove.com/AboutUs.asp

Other things that make ME happy (that I hope make you smile a bit)...

OOOh Tracey and Greg babies: http://fc01.deviantart.com/fs22/f/2007/347/6/1/Kiss_by_BeKa15.jpg

A Fabulous Pride and Prejudice AU story
http://www.austen.com/derby/fionak1.htm

A very fun music video
http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=hWF4sR1igfY

Spiritual Story
http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/michael_otterson/2007/09/opposition_in_all_things_1.html

Song that makes me smile - especially when he bumps into the shower.
http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=9tntx2SkEDI

Fun Toys - I was So going to send my 'father' the hep C one... but Jay said that would be in bad taste. I personally want a black plague one.
http://www.giantmicrobes.com/

THE BEST Chocolate-Chip Banana Bread Recipie - I have made it too many times to count
http://www.bestbananabreadrecipes.com/banana_bread_chocolate_chip_recipe.html

hrm... I have to go lay down for a bit, or I'd think of more things to make you smile. I KNOW you are much stronger than any bad mood. You are a good friend and an even better person and if I had you really here, I'd hug you till you couldn't breathe. I hope your day gets better.

seegrim: translucent daisyseegrim on October 17th, 2008 03:00 pm (UTC)
Ew. Your headache is with you still? I'm sorry. I hope you went to bed earlier last night. :)
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dragonsangel68: TW - Rob Hawtdragonsangel68 on October 17th, 2008 03:25 pm (UTC)
Funny teen moments...
Tori called me into look at the computer screen a little while ago. She had Face Book open to a gift page. The Twilight cast were on the gift page, so she asked me who I wanted. She said it a little weirdly, so I asked her what she meant.

Tori: They’re gifts. Who do you want? But you can’t have Edward or Emmett, because I’m having them.

Me: You don’t get the man, just the picture.

Tori: No, they’re gifts! I want the man!

Hubby: *whimpers*

Me: *sniggers*

(I didn't tell her who I wanted, because I don't think hubby could have handled the argument that would have ensued *smirk*)


Oh, did you know that teenagers are allergic to their parents using the word ‘naked’ when referring to themselves running around the house like that. It causes the most awful scarlet rash starting from the neck and creeping up into the face *g*

Carrie Leigh: Alice ships edward/bellacarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:57 am (UTC)
Re: Funny teen moments...
Oh, dear. Our Tori needs to be locked up soon, doesn't she?

I choose Jasper. *nods*
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sue_bridehead on October 17th, 2008 03:50 pm (UTC)
Try this
Since I don't have cute kid stories like you, I posted a stupid animal story. ^_^ Read my post to the http://community.livejournal.com/dachshunds/ board dated today, and then laugh (if only because it didn't happen at your house).

Yeah. True story.
Carrie Leigh: Muttleycarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 01:58 am (UTC)
Re: Try this
OH. MY. GOODNESS.

Kerry deserved some sort of medal for having dealt with that right out of sleep. AND ICK to the poo on the wall.

What a warrior, your little dog...
I'm just me: Dean sunglassesairmidm on October 17th, 2008 05:19 pm (UTC)
Aww! I hope your bad mood is getting better, Carrie!

Let's see this always makes me laugh. This one as well. Actually, all of them make me laugh. ;)

Ohh! Greg and Tracey happy scene today! *grins*

*hands over some double chocolate muffins* I hope I helped you, at least a little bit!

Carrie Leigh: sock puppetcarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 02:00 am (UTC)
Thanks, Kelly. I watched a run of PPP this afternoon, thanks to you. I'd forgotten about naked time.

*snort*

I always KNEW he was a weird old man!
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O Demanding One: Encourage: Bliss Sunflowerheyurs on October 17th, 2008 05:26 pm (UTC)

Well, I am not at home and cannot share any pics of any kind, but I can send you lots of lovin' and encouragement and remind you how awesome you are and how happy you make me with your Pansy and Rosey. I have some great pics to share when I get home. I hope you will be feeling better by then, of course, but you will still get a kick out of them. ;)

*huggles you tight*

Carrie Leigh: Si Muove Characterscarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 02:01 am (UTC)
I really am glad that you like Pansy and Rose. They're both sweet and vulnerable in their own ways; drastically different, and each a lot of fun to write.

Thanks, Urs.
Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: D/G - HBP2jandjsalmon on October 17th, 2008 05:33 pm (UTC)
OOOOH here is something good!

http://superherofan.livejournal.com/340973.html



She's a redhead even -- and he's shirtless!
O Demanding One: Express: Happy Dance Snoopyheyurs on October 17th, 2008 06:10 pm (UTC)

I didn't realize the wedding is in December until a few nights ago! WOOT! That ROCKS! :D December is the best time of the year filled with December people that ROCK! to the max. hehehehehe! X)

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WolfStar: memorieswolfstar07 on October 17th, 2008 06:13 pm (UTC)
I think I'll tell you about my favorite memories from Hawaii. Please DO NOT let the particular subject matter get to you. And keep in mind I was 7, and it was magical.

Anyway, I did Girl Scouts for 10 years. One year my brownie troop decided we'd go to Sea Life Park on the other side of the island (it's like Sea World). It was a lock-in really. I believe we got there after closing and had an evening scavenger hunt and other games. We slept in the dolphin stadium. It was rather difficult for the adults since we slept in the foot space between the seats. The following morning I'm fairly certain I was the first one up. This was sort of odd, but the reason I was up so early was because the sunrise had woken up the dolphins and they were playing in their tank. I thought that was the most amazing thing, to wake up to dolphins playing. And the sunrise was just gorgeous. Eventually everyone else got up and sort of took the magic away. I also ended up feeding a killer whale later that day. It sounds cool, but I don't like fish, and I had to put the vitamins into the fish gills and get fish blood on me that I never got a chance to wash up. Quite disgusting. But the whale was a huge hit with the island children, and so freaking huge, so it was neat to get chosen to feed her. It was a pretty awesome experience.
Carrie Leigh: Vengeful Dolphinscarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 02:04 am (UTC)
It's nice to hear a good dolphin story every now and then. I sometimes forget that they can't all be horrible creatures. ;)
goeungurlgoeungurl on October 17th, 2008 07:41 pm (UTC)
I kicked ass on my first law school test. I'm going to see Wicked tonight. I share the soundtrack with you here:

http://rapidshare.com/files/49146170/Wicked.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/49150064/Wicked.part2.rar

I left love for you on [Unknown LJ tag]'s meme the other day in case you haven't seen it yet.

The 1st deleted scene for last night's Office is here:
http://www.nbc.com/The_Office/video/clips/baby-shower-clip-one/768483/

It's been about 5 years since I've written anything D/G. Give me a prompt and I'll write you something. We can see what law school has done to my creativity.

*loves*

Carrie Leigh: Jim and pamcarrie_leigh on October 18th, 2008 02:10 am (UTC)
Congrats on making a great grade! But then I knew you were brilliant...

I LOVE Wicked! I've seen it three times! Thanks so much for the musics!

And I hadn't seen the love. I need to go over there and spread some love of my own. :)

I always forget about those clips! that one was very funny.

And as for a prompt?
a blanket, a hairbrush, and a picture frame.

??

*loves you, too*