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Saturday...er, today. Oh, and crosswalks.

I'm proud of myself. I actually read and wrote today. Doing both in one day is an accomplishment for me lately.

Mum, Dad, and I went to Don Lolo's (Mexican food) tonight. Besides awesome food, they have salt-free chips. Awesome. Well, Saturday is karaoke night over there, meaning that the restaurant is packed. We arrived just in time to leave just as they were getting started. I've always wanted to do karaoke, even though I'm a terrible singer.

On the way back, they were telling me about everything I missed in the past year, even though I've been in Ringgold a few times over the year. Then as we turned away from downtown Ringgold, I saw something I had never seen before in that town. A crosswalk.

Why does this stand out? The first time I walked around downtown Decatur I was really excited because there were crosswalks (albeit in a bad layout; we are talking about Atlanta), and those just didn't exist in Ringgold. Not too many people walked around downtown Ringgold except for the kids who walk somewhere in Ringgold after school. Seriously, part of the town doesn't have sidewalks, and until recently, not a single crosswalk was in sight. It's dangerous.
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I just discovered that the nail colour on my toes is called Limitless. Does that mean it diverges?

This meme showed up a few times on the friendslist, so I decided to try it out. Here you go. You may have to highlight to read all the extra notes. I made a lot of 'em.

(Click here to post your own answers for this meme.)

I miss somebody right now. I don't watch much TV these days. I own lots of books.  (Yet I don't own enough.)
I wear glasses or contact lenses.  (Only when I can't see what's right in front of my face.) × I love to play video games. × I've tried marijuana.
× I've watched porn movies. × I have been the psycho-ex in a past relationship. I believe honesty is usually the best policy.  (Although I can be brutally honest at times.)
I curse sometimes.  (Shocked, yes? Desperate situations call for desperate language. I'm normally not that desperate.) I have changed a lot mentally over the last year. × I carry my knife/razor everywhere with me.
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× I have broken someone's bones. × I have a secret that I am ashamed to reveal. × I hate the rain(I epsilon greater than the rain.)
I'm paranoid at times. × I would get plastic surgery if it were 100% safe, free of cost, and scar-free.  (I don't have any major changes I'd make. Besides, perfect is boring.) I need/want money right now.
I love sushi.  (*points at username* That's probably not what the meme-writer had in mind, though. California rolls are good, though.) × I talk really, really fast.  (Some say I do, but I never thought I did.) × I have fresh breath in the morning.
I have long hair.  (It's getting to my breasts now, but I'm getting it cut again. I've worn it much longer, though.) × I have lost money in Las Vegas.  (I haven't been there to lose money yet.) I have at least one sibling.  (An older half-brother and a younger brother.)
× I was born in a country outside of the U.S. × I have worn fake hair/fingernails/eyelashes in the past. I couldn't survive without Caller I.D.
I like the way that I look. × I have lied to a good friend in the last 6 months. I am usually pessimistic.
× I have a lot of mood swings(Not so many recently, but I've had them.) I think prostitution should be legalized. × I slept with a roommate.
× I have a hidden talent. × I'm always hyper no matter how much sugar I have. × I have a lot of friends.
I have pecked someone of the same sex. × I enjoy talking on the phone.   (Telephones are evil! *stab*) × I practically live in sweatpants or PJ pants.
I love to shop and/or window shop. I'm obsessed with my Xanga or Livejournal. × I'm completely embarrassed to be seen with my mother.
I have a mobile phone. × I have passed out drunk in the past 6 months. × I've rejected someone before.  (I'm not one of those people who has too many chances to get rejected in the first place.)
I currently like/love someone. I have no idea what I want to do for the rest of my life. × I want to have children in the future.  (This was once a staunch no, but now it's a maybe.)
I have changed a diaper before. × I've called the cops on a friend before. × I'm not allergic to anything.
I have a lot to learn.  (Don't we all? I know I do.) I am shy around the opposite sex. I'm online 24/7, even as an away message.
I have at least 5 away messages saved.  (Eighteen away messages, each serving a different purpose.) × I have tried alcohol or drugs before. × I have made a move on a friend's significant other or crush in the past.
× I own the "South Park" movie. I have avoided assignments at work/school to be on Xanga or Livejournal.  (Why do you think I update more often during exams than during the rest of the year?) × I enjoy some country music.
× I would die for my best friends(I haven't been in such a situation, so I can't say.) I'm obsessive, and often a perfectionist. × I have used my sexuality to advance my career.
I think Halloween is awesome because you get free candy. × I have dated a close friend's ex. I am happy at this moment.
× I'm obsessed with guys. × Democrat. × Republican.
× I don't even know what I am(I'm pretty sure I'm human.) × I am punk rockish. I go for older guys/girls, not younger.
I study for tests most of the time.  (Keyword: most.) × I tie my shoelaces differently from anyone I've ever met. × I can work on a car.
× I love my job(s). I am comfortable with who I am right now.  (I'm always open for change, though.) × I have more than just my ears pierced.
× I walk barefoot wherever I can. × I have jumped off a bridge. × I love sea turtles.
× I spend ridiculous amounts of money on makeup(This meme is probably geared toward the female half of the Internet population, and although I'm an element of that half, I don't wear makeup often.) I plan on achieving a major goal/dream.  (I have a list, too.) × I am proficient on a musical instrument.
× I hate office jobs. × I went to college out of state.  (I planned to but then discovered Agnes...and it's in Georgia. Geared toward the Americans much?) × I am adopted.
× I am a pyro. × I have thrown up from crying too much. × I have been intentionally hurt by people that I loved.
× I fall for the worst people. × I adore bright colours. × I usually like covers better than originals.
× I hate chain theme restaurants like Applebees and TGIFridays. I can pick up things with my toes. I can't whistle.  (I can't snap my fingers, either. Yes, I'm weird.)
I have ridden/owned a horse.  (Ridden, yes. Owned, no.) I still have every journal I've ever written in.  (Going on fifty-six paper journals, and the Asylum is the fourth online journal. Only two of them have actually lasted.) × I talk in my sleep.
I've often thought that I was born in the wrong century. × I try to forget things by drowning them out with loads of distractions. × I wear a toe ring.
× I have a tattoo. × I can't stand at LEAST one person that I work with. I am a caffeine junkie.
× I am completely tree-huggy spiritual, and I'm not ashamed at all. × If I knew I would get away with it, I would commit at least one murder. × I will collect anything, and the more nonsensical, the better.
× I enjoy a nice glass of wine with dinner. × I'm an artist. × I am ambidextrous.
× I sleep with so many stuffed animals, I can hardly fit on my bed. × If it weren't for having to see other people naked, I'd live in a nudist colony. × I have terrible teeth.
× I hate my toes(I like my toes!) I did this meme even though I wasn't tagged by the person who took it before me. I have more friends on the internet than in real life.  (This does seem true at times.)
× I have lived in either three different states or countries. × I am extremely flexible(I can't even touch my toes!) × I love hugs more than kisses.
I want to own my own business.  (Well, it would be cool, and it would answer the "future" question above.) × I smoke. I spend way too much time on the computer than on anything else.
Nobody has ever said I'm normal. Sad movies, games, and the like can cause a trickle of tears every now and then. × I am proficient in the use of many types of firearms and combat weapons.
× I like the way women look in stylized men's suits. I don't like it when people are unpleased or seem unpleased with me. I have been described as a dreamer or likely to have my head up in the clouds.
× I have played strip poker with someone else before. × I have had emotional problems for which I have sought professional help.  (I wonder if someone wrote this with the angsty emo teenagers in mind. Not to poke fun at them or anything, but aren't they more likely to keep a blog and fill it up with these kinds of things anyway? Oh wait, I filled it out. Never mind.) × I believe in ghosts and the paranormal.
× I can't stand being alone. × I have at least one obsession at any given time. × I weigh myself, pee/poo, and then weigh myself again.
× I consistently spend way too much money on obsessions-of-the-moment. I'm a judgmental asshole.  (*cough-emoteencomments-cough*) × I'm a HUGE drama-queen.
× I have travelled on more than one continent. × I sometimes wish my father would just disappear. × I need people to tell me I'm good at something in order to feel that I am.
× I am a Libertarian. I can speak more than one language.  (English (L1, native), French (L2, intermediate), Latin (L2.5, smatterings), Spanish (L3, beginning). I want to learn more--many more.) × I can fall asleep even if the whole room is as noisy as it can be.
I would rather read than watch TV.  (I don't watch TV, so...) × I like reading fact more than fiction. I have pulled an all-nighter on an assignment I was given a month to do.
× I have no piercings(Isn't this the second question on piercings? And yes, I have pierced ears. That's it.) × I have spent the night in a train station or other public place. × I have been so upset over my physical gender that I cried.
× I once spent Christmas completely alone because there was a miscommunication on which parent was supposed to have me that night.  (Yup, this is definitely for the teens.) There have been times when I have wondered "Why was I born?" and may/may not have cried over it. × I like most animals better than most people.
× I own a collection of retro games consoles. × The thought of physical exercise makes me shiver. × I have hit someone with a dead fish.
× I am compulsively honest. × I was born with a congenital birth defect that has never been repaired. × I have danced topless in front of dozens of complete strangers.
× I have gone from wishing I was a girl to revelling in being a boy to feeling like a girl again in the span of five minutes, and not cared a whit for my actual sex(Wow, a question that actually acknowledges the guys. Hrm.) × I am unashamedly bisexual, and have different motivations for my desires for different genders. × I sometimes won't sleep a whole night or eat a whole day because I forget to.
× I find it impossible to get to sleep without some kind of music on. × I dislike milk. I obsessively wash my hands.
× I always carry something significant around with me. × Sometimes I'd rather wear a wig in day-to-day life than use my own hair. × I've pushed myself to become more self-aware and thereby more aware of others.
× Even though I live on my own I still cry sometimes because I miss my mother(Okay, I take back what I said about the teens. Maybe this one was thrown in there for the people like me who protested about the emo!teen statements.) × I hand wrote all the HTML tags in this document. I've liked something which a majority of people claimed was either bad or weird.
× I have been clinically dead for a brief period of time. × Instead of feeling sympathy/empathy with people and their problems, I simply become annoyed. × I participate/have participated in auto drag races and won.
× I do not 'get' most comedy acts. × I don't think strippers are money-greedy or slutty for dancing. × I don't like to chew gum.
I am obsessed with history/historical things and can't wait for someone to build a time machine so I can be the first to use it. × I can never remember for the life of me where I parked the car(I don't drive, so this is moot.) I had the TEEN ANGST thing going for at least 2-3 years.
I wish people would be more empathic and honest with each other. × I play Dungeons and Dragons weekly. × I love to sing.
× I want to live in my mother's basement when I grow up. × I have a custom-built computer(I had one at one point. Dad built it.) × I want to create a certain someone's babies, even though there's a 0% possiblity of ever achieving it.
× I would be in a relationship with one of my pets if they were human. × I've gone skinny-dipping. × I've performed in three plays.
I enjoy burritos. × I'm Irish and loving it. × I have a thing for redheads(My main crush for my first two years of high school was a redhead.)
× I am a twin! Most of the times, I'd rather do something intellectual instead of doing something generically 'fun'. Once I set out to finish something, I always stay at it until it is completed before I move on to something else.
× I wish there were a way to erase past mistakes.  (Only if there were a way to erase any negative consequences as well.) × I sleep more than 12 hours a day. I wish I could be prouder of what I've accomplished, but it's never enough.
I need more time to myself. I wish I was more open-minded. × I hope that I go really prematurely grey.
I download songs from the internet. × I've just reenacted chapter 58 of Death Note with my best friend. I say random things to freak people out.
× I'm still a little mad about the ending of Death Note. × I love playing Truth or Dare. × I love listening to slow music, but I hate singing to it.
Music helps me remember that I am not alone. × Playing my favorite sport makes me temporarily forget my problems. I think this survey is particularly long.
I prefer my LJ friends to my real-life ones.  (It depends on which LJ friends and which real-life friends.) × I can only hate someone that I love. × I've ordered an extra two shots of espresso to an Americano at Starbucks.
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