This is going to be a long journal
You'll notice that my journal title is not a Red vs Blue quote this time. Nope.
It is a Supernatural quote. 8]
Yes, for the year of 2012, all my journal titles will be Supernatural-related...and maybe on special days, I'll quote Haven or Scrubs or Doctor Who or something...for holidays and crap. BUT YEP. Doing something new and snazzy this year. Ahaa~
Also: someone seems to have given me a 3-month membership. To that person: OMG THANK YOU
That was such a cool surprise to see that my week warning had vanished and I now had another three months of epicosity. I love you, random citizen!
But on with the yammering about seemingly more important things that actually aren't all that important.
For starters, regarding my last journal, things are going a lot better, although there still is this over shadowing... I don't want to say 'tension', but, unease in the house that seems to be not so bad one day and then another day, it's like everyone's trying to avoid each other. I dunno. It cleared over Christmas which was really good. And while I'm on that topic, Christmas was really nice, too. On the 23rd, we had pretty much our entire family over at our house for a big dinner and the kids were running all over the place and Katie and I went out and got Just Dance 2 and even managed to get our uncles and aunts involved in the crazed dancing. For those of you who know the songs on the game, I challenged my Uncle Steve to Rasputin and he literally just stood there and waved his arm around. So I kicked him in the shin after the game was over. The 24th was pretty relaxing. We went to church, got glow sticks from the service (you know, priorities), and just kind of hung out for the day before dad did his traditional reading of "Night Before Christmas" and we went to bed. And then it was Christmas! In which we all lazed about and messed around with the stuff we got.
I got Uncharted 3 (which I'll geek out over in a second), The Batman Files (which I freaking can't wait to read), the Batman: Brave and the Bold issue with all the Robins everrrr, a Batman snuggie as a joke, and for some reason, Nana gave me this really fancy make up kit even though she knows I don't wear make up. <xD SHE DOES THIS TO ME EVERY YEAR. So, I guess this year, I'm just going to have to make more of an effort to look nice so I can put it to good use. Sure. I always feel bad getting this honestly cool portable make up...thing and then never using it because I'm afraid of being asked why I decided to look nice one day. Because, you know, obviously there has to be a reason other than "I felt like looking nice today" that I've decided to look nice. Obviously there's someone I'm trying to impress or gain the attention of. *throws arms out* Somedays, I just want to look nice, too, okay?
HAHAH RANT OVER, OKAY.
I know I've said this before, but, seriously
. If you guys have a PS3 (it's only for playstation), go the heck over there and get these games. I don't know if Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is for PS3 (might be for PS2), but Uncharted 2 and 3 are for PS3. GO GET THEM. And if you don't think you can do that any time soon, at least get on youtube and find yourself some good walkthroughs to watch, because these games are outrageous. Especially now that I've seen all 3 of them. For those of you who don't know what Uncharted is, it's kind of like if you took Indiana Jones and National Treasure and mashed them together into a cinematic game of pure awesomeness. PURE. AWESOMENESS. I have all 3 of the soundtracks now, too, so, I feel complete (ahah). But yeah, I watched Drake's Fortune (#1, about El Dorado) online because I don't have it, played Among Thieves (#2, about Shambhala) two years ago, and just beat Drake's Deception (#3, about Ubar, the Atlantis of the Sands) last Tuesday. I beat it quickly because I really, really didn't want to have to go back to SCAD without having beaten it and having to wait 3 or 6 months to come home and finish it. AND OH MY GOD, now that I've witnessed the whole series, I'm about 50x more in love with it all, and the characters. I can't stop listening to the soundtracks, especially the 3rd one. I'm really tempted to get myself the book-- The Fourth Labyrinth
--because it's supposed to be pretty dang good for fans of the series. ...but I'll stop spazzing over the Uncharted series now. And eventually I'll draw nice things for it. I'm just scared to, because the designs of the environments, artifacts and other things are generally really elaborate.
My New Years was awesome. I went over to Maggie, Rissa and Cami's house and we played this psychotic game called Quelf, which I am totally getting eventually, and went to the park really late at night, and came back and did more fun things and went to bed immediately after midnight because I had to be home earlish so I can start...packing and cleaning my room to leave on Tuesday... *huff* ... I'm honestly not that excited about this quarter. I kind of screwed myself with registration and ended up in two 8am classes--both with low rated teachers. And for some reason, I feel like I'm going to have some form of an emotional breakdown at the airport because I'm honestly not ready to go back to Savannah, even if it does mean that I don't have to go back to work-work for 6 months. I don't even.
But yeah, the next two days is going to mostly consist of me preparing to leave again and trying to fit in some last minute things-I-want-to-do. Like, I'm gonna try seeing Autumn again tomorrow. I want to go to Barnes and Noble to draw and read in the cafe. I wanna drop by the comic shop if not to just poke around one last time. I need to ship some presents out that I haven't gotten the chance to do yet because I've had the car all of 5 times this ENTIRE WINTER BREAK. And no, I'm not kidding. Katie has NOT let me have the car. AT ALL. So I've basically been stranded here or been at work. ...been working a lot.
Also, Maggie, Camie, and Rissa got these really adorable little doll-things that look like the 11th Doctor, Castiel and...I don't think I got to see Rissa's. But. I want one of Jason now. Because of REASONS.
YEAH, that's what's up with me right now.--OH. I should probably post my resolutions for this year, since it's the 1st of January. Let's see.
Beginning steps to getting Zhahoren going; get characters and rules of the world figured out; buy Zhahoren it's own notebook and sketchbook
Make time to read more.
Make an effort to do at least two 30 minute gesture practices a day.
Meet with creative therapist at SCAD to try finding a way to boost my confidence in my artistic abilities, seeing as I've cried over my hatred of my art at least 4 times in the past three months
Finish The Devil in You
, edit it, make it pretty, and eventually post it
Remember what the heck my 6th resolution was. Because I know I had one.
BUT YEAH. Hope y'all had a great New Years and that 2012 treats you well! I'm going to go...do stuff and listen to Uncharted 3 music and enjoy the house while I have it all to myself (FOR ONCE). Which won't be for much longer.ART TRADES SO FAR
: Her OCs Half-Mask and Reflex
: Hestia and Rae doing something casual
: Phoenix and Phantom team-up
: Silver Wolf eating Peanut Butter cookies
: Gary and Terri
: Inside cover for her comic
: Phantom and Tsunami being awesome