Life is a series of choices. Every step is a choice, an option, a decision. We try our best to make these choices based on what we know. What we pick may not be based on what is right and what is wrong, but what we believe in our minds and hearts. Whatever we do decide, we have to compromise. It is always one or the other.

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36 Random Questions

I got this from MishMisha’s Random Questions Post.

  1. What side of the heart do you draw first?
    • Right. Unless we’re talking about drawing a real heart.
  2. Can you dive without plugging your nose?
    • Yes.
  3. What color is your razor?
    • Black/Gray. So is my shaver.
  4. What is your blood-type?
    • B+. I was always a B+ student.
  5. Who would you want to be tied to for 24 hours?
    • Someone cooperative. I’d prefer if things went my way if I had to get stuck with someone for 24 hours.
  6. What is a rumor someone has spread about you?
    • There are no rumors! At least, none that I am aware of.
  7. How do you feel about carrots?
    • They’re orange and insensitive, but they’re yummy.
  8. How many chairs at the dining room table?
    • I’m not sure, the table is actually quite large.
  9. Which is the best spice girl?
    • *narrows eyes…stare*.
  10. Do you know what time it is?
    • Yes. It is work time! *insincere ‘yay’*
  11. Do you know all the words to the Fresh Prince song?
    • Yes, but I can’t remember them.
  12. What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator?
    • Wait. Then I’ll find something to do while I am being saved.
  13. What’s your favorite kind of gum?
    • No favorite. If I really had to pick, it would be Orange flavor.
  14. T or F: All’s fair in love and war.
    • Define fair.
  15. Do you have a crush on anyone?
    • No. Are we in high school or something?
  16. Do you know how to use some words correctly, but not know the meaning?
    • Sometimes. Both.
  17. Do you like to sleep?
    • Define sleep…
  18. Do you know which US states don’t use Daylight Savings?
    • No. It doesn’t matter to me.
  19. Do you know the song Total Eclipse of the Heart?
    • I might, I’m not looking it up!
  20. Do you want a bright yellow 06 mustang?
    • As a gift, sure.
  21. What’s something you’ve always wanted?
    • Time. Who wouldn’t!
  22. Do you have hairy legs?
    • Yes. I’d feel weird otherwise.
  23. Would you rather swim in the ocean or a lake?
    • Ocean. Lakes are scarier.
  24. Do you wear a lot of black?
    • Yes, not when I’m wearing traditional attire though!
  25. Describe your hair.
    • It is very short and dark.
  26. Do you have Entomophobia?
    • No. For those who don’t know, I’ll spare you the trouble, it is fear of insects.
  27. Are you an adult?
    • Yes, Last time I checked.
  28. Where are your best friends?
    • There. Somewhere. I don’t care.
  29. Do you have a tan?
    • Is this a trick question?
  30. Are you a television addict?
    • I don’t think so. Unless TV shows are considered as TV.
  31. Do you enjoy spending time with your mother?
    • Yes.
  32. Are you a sugar freak?
    • No. Freak is a bad word. :/
  33. Do you like orange juice?
    • Yes. Me loves me vitamin C.
  34. What sign are you?
    • Stop Sign. Aquarius.
  35. What color is your Cell Phone?
    • Dark gray, light gray, silver, with a touch of orange.
  36. Where do you wish you were right now?
    • At home eating something, or out eating something. I’m hungry!

This isn’t a tag so do not worry. However, if you do think this is fun, you may answer the previous questions here or on your own blog. Thank you.

The World Around Us

Today marks the day when bloggers unite under the Blog Action Day event. Actions speak louder than words, we all understand that, however without words of guidance how can we initiate a guided action? Today we speak, in order to start moving in a direction we should all consider; that of which is saving the environment.

We live in a country that exports oil, where many would argue is a primary cause of pollution. Saving the environment however isn’t only about eliminating pollution, but it is coexistence with the world around us. Saving animals, plants, terrain, forests, seas, lakes, mountains, all ecosystems, and even people. We can all take part in our personal and working lives to make a change.

I’ve always had this vision of living in a world, with the current sophisticated elements but without all the destruction of nature and such. What I have in mind probably seems more like a fantasy world, who knows, maybe we will only reach that stage after getting into big trouble with the current state of the environment. Alright, I know that sounded a little negative but we can work to make the current world better, not only by fixing what is currently broken but by creating new ways of doing older things.

The idea is to study nature and adopt the studies into current technology. An example would be the invention of the airplane. The idea is based on bird wings. The invention of sonar is based on some animal’s ability to send signals and track object locations and surroundings. When, however, we use nature in a negative way then we get negative results. I’m not saying that burning oil for energy is bad, but there has to be more to it to make it more natural.

What’s New? Thoughts on [my] Facebook, Health, Sleep, and Food.

Man reading a newspaper

…on Facebook.
I don’t get on much, I just check statuses and updates, once in a blue moon I’d post a comment, or accept a request. I have my blog feeding off there (my blog posts are posted as notes in my profile). I rarely get friend requests from strangers (those with the fake names). I usually do not accept these strange requests, most of my friends are legitimate (wait, so now does that mean there are bastard friends?).

Recently I got a request from an old, old, OLD friend of mine, who is also a friend of the family. Rarely do I get united with old friends, but the ones that do show up, are always the gems in my life! Real friends, you know those people that you can depended on. Somehow during a period of our lives, circumstances drifted us apart, and it is great to be reunited.

…on Health.
I am starting to get sick. At this rate it seems like I will be sick by Eid! I drank some yummy effervescent Vitamin C twice yesterday, I don’t know how that will play out, we’ll see. I’m actually contemplating getting a stick leave for today and tomorrow. That would get me right into the weekend, ah the joy!
…on Sleep.
I didn’t have enough sleep. I slept for only one hour. I had to wake up to get ready for work, I set up 4 alarms at; 7:00am, 7:03am, 7:06am, and 7:09am. Call me weird, but I picked 3 minute intervals because in case I missed the first one, the trailing effect of the sequential alarms would eventually get me to the last one at 7:09 which is the supposed first snooze alarm after 7:00am (snoozes are usually in 9 minute intervals…). If that made utterly no sense, IT IS OK.
…on Food.
We had pizza and a whole lot other stuff for futoor yesterday. We ordered from pizza hut (I’m not even capitalizing the name! Doesn’t deserve respect!). What the hell happened to that place? Honestly, every time I order from them I’d expect the pizza hut we all knew 5 or 10 years ago! Remember, when the mozzarella cheese was actually white instead of yellow! The pan was actually PAN and soft, instead of bulgy and saturated! I’m never ordering from pizza hut ever again!

Note to self: Eliminate text in parentheses (thats brackets for you British folk) in future posts.
Note to selt 2: There! I did it again!

You’ve Changed

Two FriendsHow many times have you heard that? We all change, it is a part of growing up. We are not who we were 5 years ago, or at least we hope we’re not — we’d want to be better wouldn’t we? Are you who you were 5 years ago? 4 years ago? 3, 2, 1 year ago? If you sit right now and think about the stages you’ve been through in your life, and how much you’ve changed.. what do make of it?

At 2 years old…
…You were a baby, if you can remember that far.. then you’ve got one great memory (masha2′alla).
At 6 years old…
…You went to school for the first time. You remember that because there’s something you can never forget about that school. Maybe it was a teacher, a classroom, an event, some friends, or even the lunch you had!
At 9 years old…
…You are loving your birthday parties. You got tons of toys and birthday presents. You watch cartoons most of the time. If you’ve done your homework you even get treated to something good.
At 12 years old…
…You’re half way through middle school, you loved to play, or read, or do something special. You had a passion, something that you loved a lot.
At 15 years old…
…You’re no longer a child but a teenager. You’ve hit puberty and started to notice the other sex more. You have your first, second, or third crush. You did boyish things if you were a boy, and did girly things if you were a girl. Very teenage-like.
At 18 years old…
…You’ve graduated high school, or about to. You are even more interested in the other gender. You are also into another type of passion. For guys, it is mostly either sports or geeky stuff. For girls, it is mostly … [some help here girls?] alright, anyway you get the point ;P
At 21 years old…
…You’re definitely no longer a child, you’re probably in college or working someplace. You’re more involved in society, maybe even more interested in men’s stuff now. Girls are interested in women’s stuff. However both are more into their friends now. They’d rather spend a whole day with them, than with family or at any work/school.
At 24 years old…
…You’ve graduated and ready to face the world. You imagine life to be a huge endless field. All this time you’ve been running through a passageway — the entrance to the real world. Soon you’ll be working or studying some more but you know you’ve become mature now, and people can tell — especially relatives.

Along the way, some have kept their friends since they were in their early stages. There are others who have moved on, or moved away, and met different people, and made new friends. For some of us, the people whom we just met are our friends, and will probably stay that way for a long time to come.

You change, your friends change, everyone changes (to the better I hope). How do you cope when a close person to you starts changing? You gradually noticed the signs, but you ignored them, then soon enough, you know you were right, and the truth is that this person has decided to move on to better and bigger things in their life. This new life cannot quite accommodate you as it did before, you start losing touch and soon enough you’re barely together.

Indecent Exposure

Woman leaving the elevatorA few minutes ago I was in the elevator (there’s something about elevators and I..) with two guys, they were talking about work. The elevator stopped on the next floor and a smokin hot lady got on. She was pretty, wearing a tank top, and tight jeans. I won’t go much into graphic descriptions but the guys talking paused for five seconds and then kept on talking.

She got off the elevator a few floors later. There was another five seconds of silence and the guy next to me bursts out, “Ya Allaah, there should be a law against this! People are in considerate its Ramadan, and people shouldn’t be wearing this!” The other guy says, “Yeah, this is totally not appropriate!” Then I say, “Yeah, they banned food.. ” I stopped, cause I had no Idea what I was getting at.

It was obvious that she was hot, and was wearing somewhat revealing clothes. These guys obviously seemed bothered by it. I didn’t care, I was admiring the pretty designs on the elevator door.. they’re kind of embossed, a little shiny, and you can actually see a distorted… OK I’ll stop. Ahem.

A law would probably be too much. I’d settle for shades.

Puppies for Sale

Good Morning people. A friend of a friend is selling their puppies. Here is their adv. I am in no way affiliated with this person or their products I’m just doing this as a favor for my friend. :)

Puppies for sale

No Question about Random

I was going to post a question for you all to answer (again), I decided not to. It was either that or a post about underwear. Instead, here are some random thoughts.

Ideas
Why is that I always get the best ideas in the shower, then when I’m out I instantly forget what I was thinking about?
Blogging
I noticed I’m posting too many intense questions and theories. I need to cut down on the philosophical, sociological, and psychological thinking. I’m such a nerd.
People
I do like people, no really I do — I just don’t talk to them much.
Social life
Online = Offline (in terms of quantity of interaction).
Love
Bleh..
Politics
Annoying but very necessary.
Movies
There has to be a few very good new movies out there, and I mean really good. Ones on the lines of; A Beautiful Mind, The Last Samurai, Memoirs of a Geisha, etc.
Books
I have a few I’d like to get started with, I am pretty much caught up with the Anime I’m watching right now.
Anime
I need more of One Piece.. I haven’t written an anime review, only maybe the Death Note movie and anime comparison. I’m actually contemplating about writing a review for One Piece. Yes, it is that good!
Work
..help..

Reserved, going to add something here later.