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Chicka chicka boom.

4 May 2011 Leave a comment

I thought that I had learned how to cook an egg in the microwave.

I was wrong.

Categories: dead boyfriends, life

Arguing is such a chore.

19 April 2011 Leave a comment

The problem with domestic issues is when you’re angry enough to leave the house that you do, yet have no where to go. You’re happy not to have to look at his face but staring at the park at night just isn’t all that entertaining either.

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15 April 2011 Leave a comment


Categories: life

There is way too much shit on my desk.

2 April 2011 Leave a comment
seriously.

Seriously.

Categories: meh

Still waiting, wasting time.

30 March 2011 Leave a comment

Still waiting for my first assessment to be graded so I can start on the next portion of my MT course… so I watched the complete series Eden of the East. If you liked The Bourne Identity, or at least the story of it, think of this as an animated take on it.

I’ve been watching on Netflix instant, but FUNimation also has full episodes up on youtube. The beginning of the series starts here: LINK

I don’t know why I’m watching so much anime lately. I used to hate it, with all of its (removed) and choppy animation, but now I just think it’s funny, beautiful, and a handful of other things. The humor is blunt, and a full spectrum of emotions are also exaggerated.

Assuming my graded “paper” wont be coming in today, yet again, so I’m starting on the Black Butler series. /sigh.

Edit: Ok, Black Butler is… just not for me. I need something a little less bleh. Next up: Mushi-Shi… we’ll see.

Categories: meh

Where’s my traffic jam?

30 March 2011 Leave a comment

It’s been 2 weeks since I started writing in these blogs, even less for those I’ve bought domains on, so I probably shouldn’t be annoyed with the fact that my sites rank so low on the search engines.

I’ve begun the monetization process on two sites, one of which I’m more serious about than the other — The MT Effort — with Google Adsense and a few affiliate sites (excluding Amazon because of their whole Colorado ban).

The second site I’ve been playing around with is a subdomain on a site I plan to make bigger some time. It’s basically just a site which I can’t quite categorize, as all it has is pictures of cute things… puppies, kittens, things like that. It’s silly, I know, but I have fun seeking out photos that I can use, either on stock photo sites or other blogs.

Why do I care about puppies and kitties? They make me feel good, and it’s better than going to look at real puppies, because then I just think that I want one, when the truth is that I really don’t; I have enough. So I figured, if I can get the word out for other people to come see my compilation of cuteness to bombard their faces, maybe others will get the same satisfaction out of it too. Cute shit brightens my day. Let me show you.

cute kitten in a basket.

See, see, see? How cute this is?

So yeah. I just can’t help it when it comes to cute kitties.

But still. Nobody has been visiting these things. Even after I go into my sisters social accounts and start linking the shit out of cute pictures. Course, SUPER CUTE! has only been up for a day, but still. Come on.

I’ve even gone as far as to find information on how to build traffic, search engine optimization, backlinking, google ranking, social networking, etc., etc., etc., via podcasts, blogs, ebooks, etc., etc., etc. to the point where I no longer care about the content, I only care about the traffic. It’s time to stop caring about money. Who care about money? Money is worthless.

(Yeah. Right.)

Easiest breakfast ever.

26 March 2011 Leave a comment

I woke up early this morning. A monument, for me. On top of that I made breakfast that wasn’t instant! Also monumental.

With the idiot dogs barking outside, trying to go back to sleep was an un-winnable battle. And I started really craving the breakfast I used to have when I worked at this Chinese restaurant a couple years ago. And quite honestly, who doesn’t get bored with oatmeal, bagels, or what I usually have, NOTHING? So yeah. Most simple thing in the world. Rice and eggs. And since I typically have left over rice on pretty much a daily basis, I figured I may as well. Note that the rice in my photo is noticeably darker, which is primarily because of the quinoa. I use quinoa in my dinner rice because of its rounded nutritional value and because my aunts had just so happened to send me some.

The recipes online can vary quite a bit. I plan on doing a little bit of experimentation at some point. Good for me, but anyway, all I used was:

1 egg
1 cup rice (mine had quinoa mixed in)
butter
salt (to taste)
green onion (chop to preference)
soy sauce
* All by approximation, I wouldn’t put too much emphasis on measuring for something like this, it’s just not necessary. If you don’t know how much butter or salt to use, you need to do some experimenting anyway.

Mix eggs. This can be done in the pan or you can mix them before. I didn’t feel like having the extra dishes around so I mixed mine while cooking in the pan. Prep your pan with butter (or substitute with oil, non-stick, margarine, low-fat omega3 enhanced miracle compound, etc), put your egg(s) in (1 egg per 1 cup rice would be roughly a serving) while the eggs are still runny, mix together. Mix in salt and/or pepper, green onions. Add soy sauce now or in the bowl. Voila. 5 minutes. And afterwards, you can take an awful photo of it in bad lighting with your camera phone.

Not sure if you have to cite wiki or not, since it’s a collaborative effort and all, but here, learn about Quinoa:

Quinoa was of great nutritional importance in pre-Columbian Andean civilizations, secondary only to the potato, and was followed in importance by maize. In contemporary times, this crop has become highly appreciated for its nutritional value, as its protein content is very high (12%–18%). Unlike wheat or rice (which are low in lysine), and like oats, quinoa contains a balanced set of essential amino acids for humans, making it an unusually complete protein source among plant foods.[10] It is a good source of dietary fiber and phosphorus and is high in magnesium and iron. Quinoa is gluten-free and considered easy to digest. Because of all these characteristics, quinoa is being considered a possible crop in NASA’s Controlled Ecological Life Support System for long-duration manned spaceflights

Nutritional value

Quinoa, uncooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,539 kJ (368 kcal)
Carbohydrates 64 g
Starch 52 g
Dietary fibre 7 g
Fat 6 g
polyunsaturated 3.3 g
Protein 14 g
Water 13 g
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.36 mg (28%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.32 mg (21%)
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg (38%)
Folate (Vit. B9) 184 μg (46%)
Vitamin E 2.4 mg (16%)
Iron 4.6 mg (37%)
Magnesium 197 mg (53%)
Phosphorus 457 mg (65%)
Zinc 3.1 mg (31%)
Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient database

And totally unrelated, but it could be your favorite female power-song for the morning… vocalist (sans the over production and auto-tuning), Jessie J.