Friday, October 31, 2008

ACK - three weeks since I've posted.....????

WoW. Sorry about that guys ....

*Pfft, like anyone actually reads this anyway? You've got an ego if you think that anyone missed you*

Shit. Seems like some of the voices from the Couch have made their way over here. VINNY - keep your voices in your head ok? I've got enough of my own. Right now they're all on vacation in Maui. LMAO.

Seriously guys, life has been handing me a shitload of crap, and it's been difficult to read most of your blogs, let alone comment. Same goes for email.

My mind's been seriously distracted lately. And I wish I could get into the why's and how's of it all, but suffice to say, it's been putting me in a place where I don't want to be. In a mindset I hate being in. But the pull of this is so strong that sometimes the effort to fight it isn't worth it, and I just give in to the melancholy and depression.

I'm going to be going to a councellor soon. I need to deal with the heart attack and the effect it has had on my life and my family and friends lives as well. Because while I hate being this way, THEY have to deal with ME. And there are days it's not a pretty picture. The world is going to hell in a handbasket, and there's no one to stop it.

I've tried to escape into writing, but the themes always wind up the same. It's so redundant and tedious that I had to stop doing that too for awhile. Slowly but surely I'm trying to get back into it though.

Which leads me to the only good news of this post that I can find. Tomorrow, November 1 2008, I will officially be a published author.

My short story is in the new erotic anthology titled FRENZY, from CLeis press. I write under the name Angell Brooks. And that is a reason to be EXCITED!!!!! (Psst - you can click thru to order it on *giggle* plug plug plug)

On another note, just when you feel that life has given you nothing to smile about, you see Animal driving down the street. This was on Sympatico's homepage this morning.

Police baffled at speed-driving Muppet

There’s driving like an animal, and there’s driving like an Animal. And police in Bayreuth, Bavaria are scratching their heads over someone doing the latter.

Animal from The Muppet Show has repeatedly been spotted speeding in an Audi with British licence plates, reports Well, kind of.

Since Bavarian speed cameras are trained to zoom in on left-hand drive cars, and the British vehicle is a right-hand drive one, pictures show what appears to be the grinning plush toy of the frenetic drummer careening down city streets.

Upon examining the photos, a British newspaper suspects the smirking stuffed toy could also be Grover or Ernie from Sesame Street.

“Because this is a British vehicle, we can never get a decent picture," an officer told The Daily Star.

"The driver has obviously worked this out because he has placed a large puppet in the passenger seat. This may be an example of the famous British sense of humour, but it is still dangerous driving.”

Police have released the picture in efforts to locate the still-unidentified driver. The car was captured doing 155 km/h in a maximum 120 km/h zone.

Under German law, licence plates don’t carry enough information to prosecute the driver.

This all makes me wonder what’s next: will Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem be busted for trashing their hotel room? Or will the Sweedish Chef be caught in a dirty dining scandal?

Now, knowing that things like that still exist in this world, is a great reason for getting out of bed.

Seeing as it's Hallowe'en, I should be doing something fun tonight, but since we didn't bother making plans ahead of time, and Rod's not the type for last minute spontinaety (see, doesn't happen at all and I can't even spell it), I'm going to be spending tonight watching the newest episode of Ghost Whisperer, cursing Jennifer Love Hewitt's gorgeous curves and amazing wardrobe, and pigging out on all the leftover candy (and yes I know it's not good for me but tttthhhpppttttt. And that's that). Oh yeah, and wishing I was somewhere FUN. Like the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

For all y'all who are taking the chicklets and (what's our male version of chicklet) boys? out tonight, stay safe, watch out for flying spaghetti monsters, and don't eat all the candy!!


Stay sane inside insanity ~ and never forget your towel.


Travis said...

I read. And I miss you.

But I also appreciate where you are right now. Just take care of yourself. I'll be here whether you post or not.

And congratulations on the book!

Meribah said...

Personally, I find prayer and Bible study helpful when I'm feeling down. But if that is not your thing, you could also try meditation, yoga exercises or a nice, brisk walk. Playing with kittens or doing anything else that you enjoy is helpful too. Heck, even just saying "frack it!" when negativity tries to grab onto to yuh is helpful! Hope you get to feeling better soon. Remember: we're there for you. Hugs.

Dayle A. Dermatis said...

The voices in your head went to see Styx in Maui? Bastards!

Yes, there are folks out here who've missed you! Glad to hear you're going to see a counselor--you've been through a lot, and it'll help to have someone help you put that into perspective.

And...the first anthology we're in together! May there be many more!

Bond said...

My voices swear they have not left my head and inhabited yours...

Get your life and health together ...that is all that is important...

And BIG CONGRATS on your being published.

Mimi Lenox said...

Don't forget BlogBlast For Peace is Thursday, November 6th!Please spread the word.

BlogBlast For Peace ~ How To Get Your Peace Globe

Dana said...

:knocks Angell upside the head with a harmonica:

Of course, I read! And I love you! And I miss you! And...and...and...something about you and me and Taylor in a hottub but I can't remember that part right now.

Funny story!

Angell said...

Trav: Thanks for the love and support hon. I miss you too. I'm trying to get better. Honestly....

Meri: Thanks for the advice puppy. Glad you stopped in.

Dayle: Yep - bastards didn't even invite me along. LOL. And here's hoping that there are many more projects together.

Bond: And you believe them? :P Smooches and hugs.

Mimi: Done and sent to ya luv.

Dana: OW! You couldn't have thrown the nerf ones? LOL. Love you and miss you too my Queen.


With love and pride