So I got my new phone (The HTC Hero with Google), and I have been playing around with it a lot. It is sooooo, so much better than the Samsung Rant I had before. I met the girl who I was getting the phone from (Kaylee) and her boyfriend Andy up at the mall near my house and had a lot of fun with them! It's always nice to meet someone who watches my videos and to find out they're totally normal cool people. Not that I think any of you are weirdos, but I think you know what I mean. We had Chipotle, we chatted, and then we walked all around looking for a Sprint store, but all the mall had was a Sprint kiosk with a really weird guy working who thought he was super cool when he actually was kind of an idiot. We had a laugh over that.
Anyway, it's all set up, I love it for the most part, and the new phone led to some hilarious anecdotes with my mother (who says I don't mention her in my blog enough, so here Mom, this entry is for you!).
My Mom called me last night and informed me that since she still pays my phone bill (I am so grateful of this) it is REQUIRED that I call and text her frequently. We'd never really texted each other before in my life, so this was a whole new concept for me. Text messaging my mother. Weird.
I turned on my phone and went to send her a message, and realized I needed to probably tone down the internet-lingo a little (due to the time I used a ":D" on my mom's facebook profile and she sent back a message asking me what "colon D" meant. Haha).
So I sent her this message:
"Oh my god, it's a text message from your daughter!"
To which I got a reply a few minutes later that said:
"It's OMG, honey, but thank you. LOVE MOM."
I couldn't stop laughing so I decided to test her a littler further. I replied with:
She passed, again! Her reply was:
"It's not that funny. And get off the floor."
And then she replied again:
"I'm OK at texting! I do it all the time with my BFFLS."
Oh man. I guess my mom's a tech wizard now, or something.
Yesterday at work it was a pretty slow Tuesday, and for the last few hours it was just my manager and I working. The phone literally didn't ring for about an hour, so she and I discussed "The End of Time" parts 1 + 2 extensively. Pretty hard to have any complaints about your job when you get paid to sit and talk about Doctor Who.
A few days ago at work I was running Will Call before the show, and one of the patrons had the last name "Finklestein". I told my manager that I thought it was the most fantastic name I'd ever heard. She looked at me skeptically and said "You say that, but would you really want to be Kristina Finklestein?"
I paused, thinking about it very seriously. Finally I said "yes".
I could totally rock "Kristina Finklestein"! I mean, is that really much worse than "Horner"? At least "Finklestein" is funny. "Horner" is just awkward and I've been working it for 22 years now.
Unfortunately, I was born with "Horner", and Luke probably wouldn't like it if I started calling all the male Finklesteins in the phone book, so I seem to have missed my opportunity with this. I guess I'll just have to name a character in one of my novels "_____ Finklestein". Maybe NaNoWriMo 2010.
In OTHER news, I have a lot of errands to run today, so I suppose this entry will end now.
Off to my human sexuality class!
Edit: I'm counting Chipotle burritos this year too! I need to know!
Chipotle burritos: 2
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