snapshots of an idle mind

November 4, 2005

tires… it had to be fucking tires

Filed under: Uncategorized — sassinak @ 4:59 pm

.
so yeah.

as some of you may know there was a tire incident a couple of weeks ago which involved a flat tire and a missed class and a firing. I would have gotten fired *anyway* but nonetheless it was an expensive day.

and then today i leave my 8am class to run to my car to make my 9:30am class and there she sits… with ANOTHER fucking flat tire. Now I knew that I needed to tire up for the other pair but I had been hoping to wait until the middle of november because i really want to give my vet some cash.

but no.

the car had other ideas. it wanted new tires now.

so i had to run around on the ttc all morning and spring for some more fucking tires [made my 9:30 class by ONE minute!]. the nice man at crappy tire did sell them to me at the sale price though which i appreciated. still and all it wasn’t the morning i was expecting.

i was *supposed* to teach a couple of classes, come home, have breakfast, blog, go teach again and come home. but no… no breakfast and no blogging for the sass. *grumble*

in fact i’m breaking my fast as i type this. okay since you asked… jordan’s bunches of nuts granola with mango/apricot yogurt and a sliced up banana and a dash of nutella. yes it is fucking delicious thankyouforasking.

so i haven’t had much to say for a few days… as some of you have noticed. That was due, in no small part to my slowly increasing teaching schedule, to band practise, to hanging out with my family and friends in person and to trying really hard to be less than a week behind on email. I failed at the email thingy… but i’m still better than some of my friends who don’t even notice that they haven’t answered my mail. I at least notice, I just can’t do anything about it until I get a day off.

This is not something that’s looking imminent.

Okay the point. I have a point I’m sure of it… where the fuck did I leave that thing? Walking around poking people without my permission… damm uppity points.

*grumble*
*mutter*
*paw through stuff in brain*

ah yes there it is.

lately i have not at all been inspired to post things that are deep and insightful. In fact my mood goes more like this:

“climbing gym”
“sore fingers”
“hawt guys”
“sore shoulders”
“crap get up early again”
“climbing gym”

this is not conducive to the thoughtful and insightful posts y’all seem to have come to expect. in fact it’s hardly conducive to posting at all. it’s more conducive to watching television and pretending the computer and the oddly uninspired blog aren’t there.

because you know, if you don’t look at the empty create post window then it isn’t there.

shut up it is not.

So i’m not really sure what to do about this. What do the rest of you do if your muse leaves you for a day or a week or something? I don’t want to delete my blog, that seems like overkill. And I don’t want to stop blogging because I really like the group of people that gather on my blog and because well I really like blogging. It’s good for my brain.

but still, SO uninspired right now. Got nothing.

No posts bouncing around in my brain. Well maybe one… it’s about consideration and when people lost it… hrm must go start that…

okay so, the point is, there have been a lot of fantastic posts lately from several of the folks that I link. hell, dzer did FOUR FUCKING POSTS in one day on wednesday and one of them was about what it’s like to be hot which inspired several other posts and so on and so on.

so i think a little lightness is in order and with that in mind… here:
my favourite baby picture (yes it’s me but that’s not why i love it!)

and just a funny for no reason:

Okay that’s it… got nothin! Have an awesome friday night and get in lots of trouble!

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49 Comments »

  1. Sass~You deserve a break. Take it and run with it.

    It is hard to be philosophical and entertaining when your head is just not into it. Your readers will wait. We know you have a real life and need to live it. Go on with your bad self! We’ll be here when you get back.

    That is an awesome baby pic. So cute even with a scrunched up face. :)

    Comment by SignGurl (Jenn) — November 4, 2005 @ 5:21 pm | Reply

  2. hey jenn, happy friday

    you’re right it totally is… i just want to talk about how hard my day was and yet i know it was easy compared to working in an office…

    isn’t that the best? dad calls it ‘even as a kid you didn’t like being cooped up’

    *I* call it ‘even as a kid i fucking hated waking up’

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 5:25 pm | Reply

  3. I’m sorry your day sucked. Mine pretty much did too. I’ve got nothin’ for the blog either. I’m a loser as usual.

    I’m goin’ to get the Boones Farm out. I have 4 bottles in the fridge. I’ll share with ya!

    Comment by SignGurl (Jenn) — November 4, 2005 @ 5:29 pm | Reply

  4. Oh, I should explain that Boones Farm is the cheapest wine you can buy. $1.89 a bottle. I don’t even like wine but what the hell.

    Comment by SignGurl (Jenn) — November 4, 2005 @ 5:30 pm | Reply

  5. i’m totally into the sharing… especially if it’s cheap and terrible! like schliss beer only wine…

    now one rule… no calling yourself a loser on my blog or i’ll be forced to to…. uh … spank you!

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 5:33 pm | Reply

  6. Ok, I haven’t even read the entire post so I’ll say more in a minute, BUT!!!!

    TWO TIRES YESTERDAY — three industrial nails in rear right, two nails in front left. WHAT. THEFUCK?!

    Comment by Blondie — November 4, 2005 @ 5:46 pm | Reply

  7. I want one of those EGGS!

    And you know what? I totally love the fact that you can schpeel about not being inspired, but still be funny as hell Sass.

    That, is why, I heart you so.

    Honestly, if you can’t get around or inspired enough to post I think we all could understand. But we’ll miss ya.

    If you force yourself to do it, you just burn out.. and thats no fun.

    I did reply to your email.. I DID.

    Comment by Everything nice — November 4, 2005 @ 5:47 pm | Reply

  8. Spank away (bending over)! I need to wake up. The damn wine just makes me tired.

    Comment by SignGurl (Jenn) — November 4, 2005 @ 5:47 pm | Reply

  9. and furthermore, I idolize Dzr for his four post day… how the hell does he do that?

    Comment by Everything nice — November 4, 2005 @ 5:48 pm | Reply

  10. He’s a writer. That’s how!

    Comment by Blondie — November 4, 2005 @ 5:49 pm | Reply

  11. Uh, Im a writer… I couldn’t squeeze out four posts in a day if I tried!

    Comment by Everything nice — November 4, 2005 @ 5:53 pm | Reply

  12. dz=writer… so really he is cheating..
    blondie?.. tires ur nemesis too?..wow.. tha has to suck..
    sass: u are one of the orginal inspirees to me doing one..
    ur funny even when ur not tryn .. the way u rant .. think.. post is just simply good ways of looking at a difficult situation sometimes..
    take a blog vacay.. seems everyone does..
    love the ester/rasta egg

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 5:55 pm | Reply

  13. blondie: oh man dude! that fucking sucks! at least mine were old and i was expecting it… yours was a total for no reason surprise!

    bubbles: ME TOO ME TOO

    in fact i want two or three…

    i’m glad to know that i’m funny when i have nothign to say… i did enjoy the bit about the point :)

    I think i may have had my lack of inspiration week… will let you know over the weekend…

    i GOT your mail, *I* am a few days behind in the answering :(

    hey bubbles did you see? Jenn INVITED me to spank her… should i get out my crop?

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:05 pm | Reply

  14. bubbles: and furthermore i idolize dzer for that one myself… hence the shoutout!

    punk: aren’t we all writers here? now wait… you mean i inspired your blog or i inspired you to comment?

    don’t you just want an egg like that? i want three!

    yay i’m funny!
    *happy dance*

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:07 pm | Reply

  15. sass.. u EN and buttah… u guys were some of the first blogs i read via scared bunny.. and altho the community has grown.. i visit urs and ENa dn buttahs the most…
    yes u guys seemed so witty and smart and taking risks of talking about urselves …

    i thot all of u knew that.. at one point it became the only way to comment.. had to have a blog.. so i made up some shit and here we are a month later.. ohhhh i think it may be my anniversary tomorrow… another reason to have a shot or puff.. pick ur sin and lets begin again!

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 6:12 pm | Reply

  16. oh and i pretend to write.. basically i ramble without punctuation.. im sure im dzers dream… LOL

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 6:13 pm | Reply

  17. OMG.. sry i forgot lilith .. she gave me strength go comment on murphs.. LOL

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 6:14 pm | Reply

  18. I was bullshitting. I’m a writer too and, fuck, I quit!

    It’s ok, Sass. We all have our moments where things in our head just don’t seem to make it to the page — not necessarily because our heart isn’t it, but because of all kinds of extraneous circumstances.

    Seriously, if you need to take a break, then take one. But don’t do what I did!!! You’ll snap back to it. I have :)

    Comment by Blondie — November 4, 2005 @ 6:17 pm | Reply

  19. Ooo…that crop is sexy….please, sass, may I have another.

    I was inspired by the wine to write a post about it, so, thanks!

    Comment by SignGurl (Jenn) — November 4, 2005 @ 6:19 pm | Reply

  20. punk: i’m so glad i inspired someone to write a blog… i think you made my day with that! And yeah buttah and bubbles kick ass!

    i can smoke, client cancelled… where’s teh bowl!

    you know for most folks… your english gets better the more you blog.

    blondie: sometimes you can’t blog what you’re thinking because the people it’s about read your blog… and sometimes what you’re thinking doesn’t make sense in text…

    you snapped back? you have a blog again? WHERE… i see where… now POST!

    jenn: you know if i was a true domme i would say no….

    off to read jenn’s post!

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:28 pm | Reply

  21. agreed, sass. in the circle of attachment and all that it can be troublesome. that was part of my problem — i felt like i’d gotten to close to people to say any of what i was really thinking or feeling. and a lot of times, even if i really wanted to say something, i had no way to put it together in word form.

    i’m working on it. it won’t be ‘up’ for at least another week. you like the name, though?

    Comment by Blondie — November 4, 2005 @ 6:32 pm | Reply

  22. I know all about being uninspired, got some of that going on now what with spending my life in travel and work almost totally exclusively. I try to write something every day, no matter how dull or I meme or I tack up some poetry cuz I have years of that and I could have a day job just putting it up. You’re still way fun for someone so rushed :)

    Comment by Amber — November 4, 2005 @ 6:32 pm | Reply

  23. blondie: it’s funny because i would happily blog about other bloggers because i know they get it… it’s the drive bys and the family and the friends that aren’t bloggers or who are friends first… how do i discuss them or my feelings around their behavious without hurting them?

    amber: but you still have the best profile pic of all time. all.time.

    i try to write every day myself but i’m slipping to 4-7 times a week instead of always seven…

    but yeah… thank god for tags!

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:42 pm | Reply

  24. well sass… im certainly glad i made ur day.. makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside to know i did a good thing …

    one reason i write like this.. well becuz i am no grammar major.. and i dont pretend to be … LOL my daughter would DIE if she read it.. hell she corrects my speech .. and sometimes my brain goes faster than my skills

    and i suppose i am more careful of what i write .. but only becuz im a lil shy .. and maybe a lil afraid to face it.. so if i put it in print.. i have to face it

    thanks for ur list comment.. i just had nothing to talk about specifically so i thot some of u would get to know me

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 6:45 pm | Reply

  25. i do quizzes or tags when i got nothing but i did a quiz on my last post and doing two in a row seemed sort of like cheating…

    i think your grammar is fine… my only beef is how you say u instead of you… but i’m canadian and we’re funny that way *grin*

    i thought it was a great list… i may do one myself :)

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:50 pm | Reply

  26. nixing you u and ur.. seems you arent the only one.. comes from years of texting and old style beeper tag… (god im old)

    but really ive been trying to break that habit

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 6:54 pm | Reply

  27. well the english language is getting a bit murdered by the text message phenomenon so it’s nice to try and use it well when you write…

    nice to *try* but not nice to be mean about it :)

    damm beeper tag…i’m old too!

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 6:58 pm | Reply

  28. brought the patron sass… um where would u like me?

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 7:01 pm | Reply

  29. Good point. The only things I can think of to do are to change your URL and not tell them or brace yourself for confrontation.

    Sometimes I think that having two blogs — one fairly non-anonymous and the other COMPLETELY anonymous — is the way to go. Then you have the chance to vent, without as much of a chance of hurting the people you’re venting about.

    Comment by Blondie — November 4, 2005 @ 7:05 pm | Reply

  30. punk: do you mean to leave giant openings like that? :)

    blondie: i thought about starting another blog and so far i’ve just saved questionable posts until either a) i didn’t need them anymore or b) anything i mentioned was irrelevant to my current life…

    can’t change the url… totally addicted to y’all

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 7:37 pm | Reply

  31. LMAO.. sass that is the second time today ive been told that??..
    i was just delivering the west coastal tequila shots..
    *blink*

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 7:39 pm | Reply

  32. hee
    i did read that on en’s blog so i couldn’t resist!

    that said… i didn’t realise it was you both times, that makes it even funnier!

    mmm tequila…
    tequila and blondie…

    nice.

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 7:45 pm | Reply

  33. i know huh?.. prolly drunk from all that licking and sucking and stuff…
    damn i coulda made hella money today had a been a “shot girl” at a bar!…
    i got everyone plastered before they got up from the office chair..
    im thinking tequila friday was a sucess… :D

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 7:54 pm | Reply

  34. and blondie is more than welcome to join or request…

    Comment by sugarpunk — November 4, 2005 @ 7:54 pm | Reply

  35. Sux about the tires. Better now then when you’re out in BFE somewhere, which happened to me once. make sure your spare is good is all i can say.

    rasta surprise…i love it and could use one right about now.

    Comment by castufari — November 4, 2005 @ 8:34 pm | Reply

  36. Eeep! Sorry about your tyre (tire) problem. That’s no good…

    Thanks for the reminder, I’m driving 1800 miles next weekend; I need to check my spare!

    Comment by SonusExMachina — November 4, 2005 @ 9:29 pm | Reply

  37. I guess I slept in WAY too long. All the beautiful chicas are sitting around sass’s blog gossiping and nattering on about the one day when I posted four times? LOL

    First, it was a boring kind of day. Second, the posts weren’t all that long and detailed — many of you, and myself sometimes — have longer single posts.

    And sass, you know that I often blog about meaningless and utile things. In fact, sometimes I’ve blogged about having nothing to blog about.

    That’s the beauty of the blog — it can be about anything and nothing, sometimes at the same time.

    And yes, I am a writer. And a writer writes. Doesn’t always mean work writing, or creative writing, but I can’t help writing … just like I can’t help reading. Love them both.

    Rock on sass … and if you EVER again even hint at giving up your blog or deleting it, I will fly to Canada, pull yer fine ass off the climbing wall, and spank yer axe-wielding, pilates-practicing ass!! LOL

    Comment by DZER — November 4, 2005 @ 10:31 pm | Reply

  38. punk: tequila friday was most definetely a success although i am only now getting intoxed for real. okay i admit it, i smoked a bowl before climbing :)

    cast: i hate to admit this but i am already hella loving the new tires. makes me realise how bad they actually were! and yeah they were so fucked i didn’t even change to the spare, just drove the four blocks to crappy tire.

    sonus: we aim to please. it’s a full service blog here don’tcha know? glad i could remind…

    dz: well you were amazing that day. the sad part is that the best post was first so it didn’t get nearly the attention it deserved.

    and deez we’ve both had meaningless posts… and people like us anway *g*

    oh i miss books… i have no time to read and i no longer allow myself reading in bed due to insomnia…

    oh no dude i’m sorry for hinting that… trust me, as of right now i see no possibility of my blog going anywhere!

    but maybe i’ll threated again to get you to come visit!

    Comment by sassinak — November 4, 2005 @ 11:42 pm | Reply

  39. get a real spare. ditch the donut thingie, for 50 bucks discounttire.com has steel rims for just about every make/model. head down to your local tire place and pickup a used tire that is the SAME size as your other tires and you’re good to go. when you air your tires check the spare. i canned the donut in the honda after A bitched about having to drive exactly 50mph home when she had her flat. *snicker*

    Comment by castufari — November 5, 2005 @ 6:38 am | Reply

  40. cast: I’m not a and i know how to drive on a donut. also, i need the trunk space too often…

    Comment by sassinak — November 5, 2005 @ 7:27 am | Reply

  41. I think a fullsizer might fit in the donut hole, too. Boy, that doesn’t sound right, does it? :P

    REgardless, the Sassmobile is once again functioning, which is what counts.

    /me feels like shite today

    Comment by castufari — November 5, 2005 @ 10:55 am | Reply

  42. weird i posted a reply to this and it’s gone

    uh yeah… i’ll check the hole ;>

    yay car is working! just need a new windshield now!

    no shut up there is no oil pan

    or tranny and clutch

    i said shut up!

    /me *huggs*

    Comment by sassinak — November 5, 2005 @ 4:55 pm | Reply

  43. Woops. :)

    Save the whales, share a bale.

    your tunes arrive yet?

    Comment by castufari — November 5, 2005 @ 4:58 pm | Reply

  44. share a bale? i’m confused

    no they didn’t… weird isn’t it?

    Comment by sassinak — November 5, 2005 @ 5:07 pm | Reply

  45. Very weird…I had “ring 11” on the box…I guess if I get it back we’ll know it didn’t arrive. :D

    Comment by castufari — November 5, 2005 @ 5:35 pm | Reply

  46. damm i’m soaked
    fully fully soaked

    :)

    hair dripping and everything and i’m fine with all things but the WET SHOES!

    it’s nice being rained on

    Comment by sassinak — November 5, 2005 @ 5:49 pm | Reply

  47. I can’t believe it took me so long to get here! What was I thinking? Any how when my muse leaves me I find theft most helpful. Perhaps I mean borrowing is most helpful. There are no original ideas just original ways to present them. It’s Saturday night and no ones around so I’m off to get stoned and eat marshmallow fluff! Cheers!

    Comment by gigi — November 5, 2005 @ 8:09 pm | Reply

  48. hey gigi

    i do love the theft thing… it’s where i get quizzes and tags and stuff…

    i’m currently stoned and eating banana bread…

    Comment by sassinak — November 6, 2005 @ 12:24 am | Reply

  49. best regards, nice info
    »

    Comment by Anonymous — October 5, 2006 @ 1:26 am | Reply


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