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Friday, October 18th, 2002

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This is the contest I entered. I *know* I am better that #2 (whose voice totally cracks on the high note at the end) & #5 (although she does accompany herself...she gets points for that). #3 kicks my butt, & I didn't listen to the guys.


I might have automatically gotten disqualified cause I didn't sing "3-5 minutes." That, or I might have frightened them with my dorkiness.

Current Mood: disappointed
OK....there's something I've always wondered.

Why are people so sweet to kids & so not to adults?

I am thinking of mainly doctors, nurses, hospitals, etc.

I have aged a bit now, but for a while, when I was 24-27 years old (ironically, I think my face finally started to age when my mom died when I was 27), people thought I was anywhere from 12-18. I once, when I was about 22, walked up to check in at a airline ticket counter. The lady behind the counter got her baby-googly voice goin' on, & said, "And will be traveling alone today, sweetie?" She was very embarrassed when I told her I was 22. Another time on a plane, I was sitting in the exit row. The stewardess saw me, did a double take, & said, "Are you old enough to sit in this row?" I was dumbfounded, & said, "Gee, how old do you have to be?" She said, "16." I laughed & said, "Yeah, I am old enough." I was 25.

My point is this....whenever I have been in an ER or hospital, the nurses were always really sweet to me. When I started to look older, that kinda stopped. I have watched nurses & doctors with children, & they are so calming, sweet, patient, & gentle. When you are an adult, they tend to not be so nice.

Why is that? Why are kids worthy of HUMAN KINDNESS, & when you hit 18, you are no longer worthy of that? When you are hurt or ill, it doesn't matter HOW old you are....you are scared, & sometimes alone. Hospital personnel should treat EVERYONE with human kindness, not just kids. In my opinion, kids are no more special than adults. Why would they be? Granted, it seems a little more unfair when a 2 year old dies of cancer, but should we feel much less sympathy for a 30 year old who dies of cancer?

Why can't people show human kindness to people of all ages, not just reserve kind treatment for kids?

Current Mood: contemplative
Yeah....I should be at Haunt right now.

I called in.

I worked on "American Dreams" again today. Let's see, let's do the scale thing. $56 to get smacked, abused, bruised, achy feet, for 8 hours on my feet.....or $125 for 6 hours there, probably 30-45 minutes MAX of actual "work," watching a TV show get made, sitting in a chair & reading PEOPLE magazine the rest of the time. Hmmmm....tough decision.

Despite that, I STILL felt guilty. Can't help it. I feel I made a commitment to them, crappy job or not. But basically, it comes down to a wise financial decision. I am SO broke, I had to dig money out of my truck cushions & my couch at home to scrounge JUST enough (I mean, literally, it came out to $8.65, & I think I had $8 in bills & maybe a dollar in change) to get KITTY LITTER. I had run so low, Ernie was peeing on the floor (he's really picky about it being deep).
I can't buy groceries. I was scarfing that free craft services food, taking some "to go," even. I am THAT poor. My grandmother told me to buy my tickets home for Xmas, & she'd send me a check. HAHAHAHAHAH...tix are like $450!!!! Riiiight. So anyway, my point is, $125 compared to $56....yeah. No real choice to make there. Sorry Knott's.

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Current Mood: calm
Just trying out some stuff so y'all will be jealous & stuff. *wink*

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Alice is cool!

Speaking of cool, ohmyhead sure is! :-)

Current Mood: bouncy
Barf.....these kids are as guilty as my boobs are big.

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Current Mood: disgusted
Y'all all wanna know how I got those special sparkly stuffs.....

Well, I'm not telling! I am special! You hear me? Special!!!!!!

Kidding. I am dashing out the door & will post the link when I get home from Haunt tonight.

Current Mood: amused

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