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24 and counting... [Jan. 18th, 2009|12:53 pm]
KATEA
[Current Location |freezing living room in whitefish bay...]
[Current Mood |contemplativecontemplative]
[Current Music |heater trying to keep up...]

I'm fairly certain no one reads these journals anymore, which is the exact reason why I feel like I should begin writing again.

I turned twenty-four a month ago and am still unsure how I feel about it. I've always been a big dreamer- and my challenge, in turn, has always been actually living those dreams. I think a lot, and talk a lot...but I don't really DO a lot. I thought that by 24, I'd somehow be further in life than where I currently am. I'm not even sure by which standards I'm measuring my life, but it feels as if I'm falling behind. Again. Every few years or so, I get the distinct feeling that I've got much to catch up on. Right now, it seems as if the marriage/baby race is going full speed everywhere around me. It doesn't necessarily bother me in my day-to-day life, it'll just sneak up on my occasionally- and then all of a sudden, I feel as if every direction I look, people are married or popping out kids right and left. There may be a slight exaggeration to that, but when looking at it from this sort of viewpoint, it's hard not to slightly exaggerate:)

A few months ago, Heather and I had breakfast at a really amazing pancake house-place downtown (I cannot for the life of me remember what it's called...if I did, the millions of people who (don't) read this, would probably know what I'm talking about...). Anyway, it was during that meal when I really started to think that much of my emotional and relationship baggage stemmed from my relationship with Mark. I can't talk about this with my friends, really, since it was almost six years ago. Six whole years ago...(even just typing that out is weird...feels much closer). I really truly believed with my whole heart that Mark and I would be together forever, that we would be married and have this amazing life together with travel and kids and...everything. These past few sentences are a mere drop in the virtual bucket of my history with Mark, but for length purposes, I will continue. A few days after that breakfast, I began communicating with Chad. We emailed for about a month before we went on our first actual date. I called my mom (okay, and several other people:) right after that date and told them I had met the man I'm going to marry. Again, I really truly believed this. Things with Chad were awesome- he was, and is, an amazing Christian man- who I felt did care very much about me. But then I don't know really what happened. And a month later, I still really don't. I will not keep begging for closure, as desperately as I want and need it. Somehow I've fallen again. I'm very familiar with this place and feeling in my life. And I don't like being here. It feels good in the moment, but in the many moments after, it feels awful. I knowingly make bad choices, which I know aren't right for me or where I want to be in my life...and yet, I continue right on. Marching to a beat that is all too similar to places I have only recently left. Where is it that I am being called to? I joke that I would love a literal sign from God...but really, I would love a literal sign from God. I feel a call...to something. I just don't know what. To people. To love. Therefore, I suppose, to love people. But in what regard? Of the few things I know about myself for certain, I know that I love people, that I have compassion and a heart for their stories and backgrounds and differences. I love to learn. And read. And be creative. Where all those roads meet, I am unsure.

Also, I recently got bangs. I'm also not sure how I feel about those.
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vma disappointment [Sep. 7th, 2008|10:33 pm]
KATEA
[Current Location |living room couch]
[Current Mood |thirstythirsty]
[Current Music |sergio mendes]

Okay, so this post really has nothing whatsoever to do with the VMAs, expect for the fact that I was disappointed in them....and now I am absolutely certain that I am old. Ah, such is life.

This past weekend has been fabulous--I finally had off of work and could do as I pleased for an entire two days...FREEDOM! Friday after work I went with Adam, Abby and Jimmy to see Polydream at Shank Hall. Abby knew the lead singer from college and has seen them several times before--overall, it was a nice show. I'm always in the market for new music, so, in the very least, I did get some new music into my head. I bought a couple of their songs on iTunes today...if you check them out, make sure to listen to "Luster" and "Montana", which are their strongest songs, in my opinion.
Sidenote: I'm not even really sure if anyone is still involved, writing and/or reading livejournals. I know that I keep up with a few of the journals, but there's nowhere near as many people writing as there used to be. I feel pretty confident in saying that no one will probably ever see this or any of my future entries.

On Saturday I went to Middleton to watch Viktor in his very first volleyball tournament of his high school career. It was kind of strange because to me he'll always be that little boy wearing a Badgers sweatsuit when he got off the airplane...not a highschooler who's taller than me.....I was so proud of him- he really loves volleyball and you could tell he was having a good time. I think he has a good skill level to begin with and has a lot of room for growth in the next three years. I'm glad he found a place where it seems he'll fit in, especially since he's going to a high school that none of his friends from grade school are going to and has to begin all over again. I feel like that's how my high school experience started. Even though I knew a lot of the people at Milwaukee Lutheran and had gone to grade school with them, I was not friends with them, really. My three good friends from grade school all went to different schools and starting that first day at ML was absolutely terrifying. If it hadn't been for cross country, which started practicing two weeks before school started, I would have been completely alone. Luckily, I met Abby and the rest is history:)

Saturday night Heather and I went to the Brewer game since it was Hispanic night and Heather is Hispanic and I wish I was...so all signs pointed towards a great night:) We tailgated with Pat and Paul, which was fun albeit a little awkward, since I hadn't seen Pat in a loooooong time. Plus, they grilled so we didn't have to- which was a huge upside since I am extremely wary of all hot metal surfaces since my unfortunate run-in with that Harley two weekends ago. I had to tell the embarassing Harley moment to Paul and Pat since they saw my lovely bandaged leg and wondered what happened. If something really cool had happened, I would have no problem telling the story..."Oh this burn? Well, I actually got it when I saw this Harley taking a corner too tightly with a baby on the backseat and I ran up just in time to snatch the infant from plummeting to its death, only to be trapped under the enormous death-vehicle and the leather-clad biker that was riding it. In the process of my heroic life-saving endeavor, my right calf became severely burned from the exhaust pipe as I struggled to hold onto the baby and lift the Harley and said biker off of me. So really, tis just a battlewould which speaks to my selfless act." HOWEVER....the story is nowhere nearly as interesting as the aforementioned...so although it may make for a good lil chuckle, I only succeed in making whoever's listening think that I am a complete and utter fool. Which, in that moment, I was- but I don't want to tell stories to highlight that fact:) What's that saying....stay silent and let people think you're a fool, rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt? Something like that...

Life is a funny think most of the time. I have a feeling that this week will bring some interesting changes into my life. At least I hope so. Because I am floundering in a sea of potential monatany....which only worsens with the oncoming cold. I need a fun new hobby. That just might do the trick.
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a lot like life.... [Jul. 7th, 2008|04:12 pm]
KATEA
[Current Location |parent's house]
[Current Mood |contemplativecontemplative]
[Current Music |nada]

so.....much has happened in my life that i haven't written about in a loooooong time. i graduated last year, and assumed my life would happen speedily. alas, it has not. i am nowhere even near where i thought i would be...then again, i guess i never really knew (and still don't know) what i wanted to do. still trying to figure that out. it's been unbelievably nice to have a break from theatre for this year. but now that it's been a year since i've been in school and i feel as if i should be doing something new, heading somewhere new..etc...working at walgreens is okay; i mean, it pays the bills and i'm able to pay off more loans/debt than i thought i would be able to...BUT (there's the giant question mark) i'm not sure if i can keep it up. if you've never worked retail, it's hard to explain, but my job is literally exhausting. everyday is running around, climbing, stocking, unloading, being happy and nice so customers like you...keeping up this charade is like one giant show, day in, day out. so maybe i am closer to theatre than i thought:) i know this entry is a huge ramble-cluster...but there are so many things in my brain right now...and i finally have a computer to write, instead of painstakingly typing entries on my phone. what to do, what to do.....always the question.....
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arghhhh... [Jun. 10th, 2008|03:07 am]
KATEA
[Current Location |bed]
[Current Mood |discontentdiscontent]
[Current Music |missy Higgins]

So much to do... No energy (or ambition) to do it. I need out of retail stat. That is all. I'll take a moody director who doesn't know what he wants anyday..actually I'll take them right now if that's ok...
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im back!!! [May. 24th, 2008|03:36 am]
KATEA
[Current Location |my bed]
[Current Mood |draineddrained]

Its been many a moon since I've written but am back with full force. Except its somewhat harder to update from your phone than from a computer.
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(no subject) [May. 8th, 2006|03:29 pm]
KATEA
WHERE THE FUCK IS MY STAGE MANAGEMENT NOTEBOOK?!!!





PROMPT BOOK AND FINAL ARE DUE IN T-MINUS 16 HOURS....AND THE NOTEBOOK IS NOWHERE TO BE FOUND.





I AM A BAD STUDENT.
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putting off a script review.... [Apr. 18th, 2006|10:58 pm]
KATEA
[X] you own a jersey
[X] you like being sweaty
[ ] you love mud
[ ] you play at least one sport on a team
[ ] you play more than 1 sport for fun
[ ] you hate pink
[X] you live in sweatshirts and jeans (most of the time)
[X] pranks are fun
[X] dogs are better than cats
[X] its funny when people get hurt
Total =6

[ ] shopping is torture
[ ] pulling heads off dolls isnt creepy.. its fun
[ ] you dont cry
[ ] sad movies suck
[ ] girl drama is stupid
[X] painting your nails is weird/stupid
[ ] you own a ps2
[ ] you own an xbox
[X] at some point in time you wanted to be a fireman
[ ] you own a psp
Total = 2

[X] you used to be obsessed with power rangers
[ ] you watch sports center
[ ] sports on tv are awesome
[ ] gorey movies are the best!
[ ] you arent scared of anything
[ ] you take part in "male bonding"
[ ] you only go to your dad for advice
[ ] you own like a trillion baseball caps
[ ] you aren't sensitive
[ ] no pain no gain
Total = 1

[X] you like going to football games
[X] night games rock
[ ] spiders and bugs are cool
[X] you like to freak out your sister or brother
[ ] you used to or do collect baseball cards
[ ] saggy pants are cool
[ ] you get sports illustrated
[ ] fire is cool
[ ] you don't babysit
[X] you're immature
Total = 4

[ ] its kinda weird to have sleepovers with a bunch of people
[X] green, black, red, or blue are your favorite color(s)
[ ] romantic comedies are boring
[X] you dont care about watching your weight
[ ] you hate dressing up
[X] you dont care about your hair
[X] you love to go crazy and not care what people think
[ ] you're the one who asks a guy/girl out not the other way around
[X] climbing is fun
[X] contact sports like football are fun
Total = 6

now add the numbers up and re-post with your score as:
"I'm __% boyish





I'M 19% BOYISH!!! AHAHAHAHAH! I BEAT MIKE DREGER!
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ahaha another survey....sorry [Mar. 19th, 2006|03:37 pm]
KATEA
time started: 3:3y
full name: Kathryn Ruth Riederer
nickname(s): Katea, Rieds
birthday: 12.25.1984
where were you born: Milwaukee, WI
zodiac sign: Capricorn
height: 5'4 1/2"
weight: 145
hair color: brown
eye color: HAZEL
shoe size: 7 1/2
ring size: ummm...i don't know---rings have sizes?
skin type (freckles, tan, albino, etc.): medium?...and freckl-y
blood type: A positive
grade: junior in college
GPA: 3.67
siblings: four brothers, one sister
tattoos: celtic knot on my back
piercings: ears and nose
hobbies: music, reading, embroidery, sewing, coffee shops
favorite
color: green
food: any type of potato
candy: hershey's cookies and cream
type of cheese: any that is not swiss
pizza topping: green peppers, onions, chicken:), spinach
salad dressing: french or italian...also balsamic vinagrette
sandwich: turkey!
cereal: i don't like cereal very much, but if i had to eat it, i really like cracklin' oat bran
fruit: apples
vegetable: corn
berry: strawberry
cake: chocolate
book: too many for one favorite...my sister's keeper, the purpose driven life, the poisonwood bible
movie: another one with too many...garden state, zoolander, and now rent:)
magazine: vogue
newspaper: ny times
tv show: project runway, a baby story, #1 single
website: facebook, live journal...
radio station: in la crosse, it's 100.1 classic rock...at home 102.1
font: indifferent
cartoon character: i hate cartoons
artist (painter): degas
actor: tom hanks
actress: sarah jessica parker
cd: currently, dmb remeber two things...but again, i have way too many to pick one fav
song: #41
music group: Dave matthews band
music type: all...
day of the week: friday
month: september
season: fall
holiday: Christmas
shampoo: whatever's the cheapest
conditioner: tresemme or aussie
number: indifferent
phrase: rats..ahahha
store: goodwill and target...ahah
weather: not too hot, not too cold...sweater weather
restaurant: noodles and co.
channel: e and bravo
teacher: jeff stolz and bea dekker
weekend activity: hanging with my friends:)
hangout: my apartment, the cav or starlight with friends
house color: indifferent
sport to watch: basketball or wrestling
sport to play: basketball or dodgeball ...maybe kickball
animal: dog
flower: tigerlily
guy's name: ummm?
girl's name: for my kids..ryan and cassidy...yes, ryan for a girl
board game: scene it or scattergories
party game: circle of death
story from childhood: my brother gave kaylah my my little pony on the way home from picking her up at the airport
body part: eyes
have you ever
been on a train: yes
been on a plane: no
been in a car accident: once
caused a car accident: no
run into a wall: yes
burned a potato chip: i've never tried...
almost burned the house down: nope
smoked: on occasion
been drunk: yep
been high: indifferent
broken the law: a few times??
burned a cd (if yes, the one above is yes): yeah
kissed someone of the opposite sex: yep
kissed someone of the same sex: yeah
frenched an animal: um no.
made out: yes
had cyber sex: ahaha no
gotten engaged: no
had an online relationship: hahah..(hangs head) yeah..
been rejected by a crush: yeah
loved: my fam
made yourself cry to get out of trouble: a few times
cried in public: yep
cried over a movie: yeah
fallen asleep in a movie theater: yes, this summer at batman begins
given someone a bath: umm...my little brothers
been to a boarding school: no
been home-schooled: no
lost a valuable item: yeah..
bungee jumped: nope
skied: yep, water and cross country
met the president: nopers
met a celebrity: nope...i think i saw marvin hamlisch freshman year when he performed here
gotten a cavity: nope
shopped at abercrombie & fitch: never. and i never will. ahhaha.
made a prank call: oh yeah...a whole night with the girls and pretending to be paris hilton...that was fun:)
skipped school: OH yeah
faked sick to get out of school: maybe a couple times...
purchased something that you knew didn't fit: ummm i don't think so
climbed a tree: yes
fallen from a tree: no
broken a bone: yeah. my right hand...i broke it playing dodgeball in fourth grade- i'm THAT intense:)
sprained anything: uh i don't think so..maybe an ankle here or there
passed out: after a long night of drinking..
made yourself pass out: is that possible?
been to disney world: yep. twice.
been to a theme park (not disney): yeah..for a while, six flags was the coolest place to be
said i love you and meant it (not to a relative): yep...i love my friends!
made a model volcano (working model): actually, i have
made a clover leaf with your tounge: no...
past
what did you do yesterday: worked from 7:45-3, showchoir from 4-5, went home to do some homework until 7, then came back for another hour of showchoir, then tv/homework/talk with linds til i went to bed..
memory you miss the most: the outer banks after graduation
memory you want to forget: i have a few memories i want to forget..
something you regretted after it was done: again, i have a few regrets...not to mention here..
the last
song you heard: goodbye love from RENT
cd you bought: hmm...natasha bedingfield...ahhah it's a great cd
thing you said: see you later
time you cried: i teared up friday in theatre history and lit when janet yelled at me about my presentation
movie seen in a theater: RENT
thing you ate: chicken salad sandwich
person who called: emily
nail polish shade worn: umm...pink? i haven't worn it in years
time you showered: 7:45 this morning
person who complimented you: my boss
at this moment
what are you listening to: nada..in the design lab
what are you wearing: black paint pants, tshirt from goodwill, gray hoodie and old running shoes..i'm hot.
what are you thinking: what do i have to do today?
what are you scared of most: losing my teeth
how many people are on your buddy list: i don't know..i don't instant message anymore
future
occupation: prop and cosutme craft designer
marriage site: cape hatteras lighthouse in the outerbanks of north carolina
honeymoon: ehh indifferent
place to live: NY city (next year!!), then wherever my work takes me...virginia or NC is where i want to end up
kids: A LOT...8 or 9
car: any that runs
what are you doing tomorrow: scene painting, stage management, show choir, philosophy, writing a script review
do you think george bush will be reelected: that's impossible
will there be a wwIII: i think we're already kind of in one...but i hope not
will politics ever be truthful: no.
will humanity snuff itself out: no.
can the gov. be changed: i don't know..i'm feeling pretty cynical about this one, though, too
friends
best friend: abby
funniest: ashley b.
silliest: emily
loudest: ashley p.
quietest: andy
craziest: heather
calmest: lindsey g
skinniest: definitely baby...ahhaha
best secret keeper: abby
worst secret keeper: me?
the one you have but don't want: uh, not sure, they're my friends..i like all of them
smartest: abby
preppiest: female- linds male- brandon
peppiest: lindsey b
most hyper: em
hottest: ME! hahahhha
weirdest: hmmm...all of us?
biggest pervert: ahaha linds...eheheh
most annyoing: ?
shyest: don't know
most religious: ash
do you believe in
heaven: yes
hell: yes
angels: yes
devil: yes
God: yes
buddha: no
aliens: no
ghosts: not really...
spirit (soul): yes
soulmates: not sure...
reincarnation: no
love at first sight: no
karma: a little
love in general: yes
luck: not really
yourself: sometimes
crush
who and when was your first crush: um..mike ried in fourth grade
any now: not really...maybe that guy from my church..
a celebrity crush: hmm maybe evan farmer...hey 2gether was HOT...also, lisa loeb..hehe:)
who do you want to be with right now?: abby and heather and lindsey
whos number do you want: not sure
who do you want to kiss: not sure
what is something you dont understand about the opposite sex: their inability to multitask
if you could go on a date with anybody, who would it be: i don't know
on scale of one to ten, how romantic are you: umm a four?
first thing noticed about the opposite sex: face in general
what do you look for personality-wise: intelligence, honesty, humor
biggest turn on: intelligence, own good music, are lil bit in control
biggest turn off: stupid people, needy people
something thay weat that turns you on: can dreads be considered something they wear? because i love them...
something they wear that turns you off: any type of sports jersey
the most romantic thing you want to happen to you: fall in love
the most romantic thing that has happened to you: umm...i guess how mark asked me to the prom? that's kind of sad...
what do you wear on a coffee date: something artsy, but smart...maybe a nice scarf...eheheh
is it right to flirt if you're taken: no?
is cyber cheating: yeah
are eyes the passegeway to the soul: um i don't know
who would you like to take to the prom: no one. i don't want to go again.
do you want to hug somebody right now: depends who it is
do you know what an aphrodisiac is: yes
describe
mellow: the feeling of 'santa fe' in rent
melancholy: romeo in act I of romeo and juliet
the perfect date: hmm...i don't know..surprise me!
the perfect mate: ______________+________________= perfect mate
how m&m's are made: melted chocolate in a mold is covered with a delicious candy coating..mmmmm
why manhole covers are round: because the cover can not be dropped down the whole no matter how it falls, if it were any other shape it could! --ok, that wasn't my answer, that was mike dreger's...and i didn't know that, but it makes sense...i learned!
one or the other
coke/pepsi: pepsi
sprite/7-up: 7 up
boxers/briefs: don't care
gold/silver: silver
vanilla/chocolate: chocolate
flowers/candy: flowers
book/magazine: book
tv/radio: tv
glass half empty/half full: half full
democrat/republican: neither, but closest to republican
colored pencils/markers: colored pencils
coffee/tea: coffee...and tea
sun/moon: moon
day/night: night
hot/cold: hot
dog/cat: dog
button/zipper: zipper
cotton/feather pillow: cotton
blue/purple: purple
plumber/trashman: um plumber?
jeans/shorts: jeans
long distance relationship/none: none
mechanical/regular pencil: regular
matt/ben: matt
that 70's show/simpsons: That 70's show
kelso/eric: eric
donna/jackie: donna
bart/lisa: bart
romeo/juliet: tybalt...ahahah
romantic comedy/thriller: romantic comedy
nsync/bsb: NSYNC!
peanut butter/jelly: peanut butter
waffles/pancakes: waffles
letter/email: letters
florida/california: florida
pizza/burgers: burgers
hat/visor: hat
football/rugby: football
iceskating/blading: iceskating
movie at home/in theater: home
first thing you think of when you hear
yellow: bus
red lipstick: celebrities
socks: hate
cowtipping: mean!
moulin rouge: camille...i just read this play...ahah:)
greenland: cold
iceland: ice
harry potter: HOT..ahah
red: blood
blackberry: the celebrity phone
rose: smell
rooster: chicken
taxes: money
bill clinton: blow job
whipped cream: ice cream
george w. bush: president
lollipops: charlie and the chocolate factory
dreams: come true
love: real
guys: HOT.ahah
south park: never seen it
boy bands: o-town
pengiuns: marching
girls: hotter. ahha
thong: sisqo
death: fear
spoons: emily fuller
junk mail: pizza
dairy: cheese
panties: HATE that word
your father: raffi
pizza: good
britney spears: fat
vitamin: c
are you
happy: yeah
sad: occasionally
religious: yep
bitchy: a lil
crazy: on occasion
messy: very
mad: sometimes
slacker: not really
nerd: yeah
bookworm: kind of...i love books:)
jock: not really
preppy: not really
selfish: sometimes
giving: i try to be
obsessive: about some things
violent: very rarely
calm: sometimes
peaceful: yeah
mellow: sometimes
eccentric: oh yeah
caring: usually
untrustworthy: no
loyal: yes
patriotic: yes?
perverted: sometimes
colorful: very
artistic: OH yeaH
miscellanoues ----> ahhaah someone spelled that wrong..it's MISCELLANEOUS...i win!
what color is your jacket: i have a few, a long black print, long brown/tan tweed, blue toggle, denim, yellow, green tweed
do you shave: yeah...not very often...ahaha
where: legs........................................................+ hahaha
what color is your razor: purple
what size is your bed: twin
what color crayon would you be: green
what are the last four digits of you phone number: 7216
feelings on abortion: against
how lond does it take you to shower: about 9-10 minutes...sometimes up to 15
what does your screenname mean: umm it's from my old drama teacher mrs jameson ..ontheway321
thoughts on blonde pop stars in general: gross
who so you trust the most: parents, abby, heather, lindsey, kaylah
is cussing a necessity in life: no
how about coffee: yes
is the world screwed: yes
what something you cant live without: music
what time did you fall asleep: last night? 10..then brady woke me up..then ashley woke me up again:)
know what 69 means: yep:)
how about 143: i love you!
can you live without a microwave: probably not
what do think about death: scary
where and when do you want to be married: cape hatteras, obx, north carolina...when...when i'm in love
do you want to drop out of school: sometimes...but i'll never do it
why is the sky blue: because it is
what is a good trait about yourself: i'm fun to be around!
what do you always think about: what is due today..do i have to work...how much money do i have
what is wrong with your school: it's kind of like high school
what is right with your school: the theatre department
how do you react to change: it takes a bit
do you talk to yourself: sometimes
what is your opinion on love: believe in it
can you afford to lose weight: yes. a lot.
what color would you dye your hair: darker brown or black
best thing anyones told you: they'd like to work with me again on a show
what is your reaction to someone telling you you're hot: um, thanks. are you sure you're not talking about lindsey?
does being psycho appeal to you: not really
if you wrote a book, what would it be about: i don't know
what would you change your name to: hmm..
longest crush lasted how long: ummm ryan boettcher? that lasted a good three years
tme finished: 10:47 am ..the next day...i forgot about it for a while
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i apologize for this..i'm bored [Mar. 16th, 2006|10:23 am]
KATEA
[Current Mood |mellowmellow]
[Current Music |jack johnson]

WORLD'S LONGEST SURVEY

1.) When showering, do you start the water and then get in or get in and start the water?

--start the water, then get in....it's always a risk at my apartment, though...you may be stepping into freezing cold water

2.) Do you read the labels on your shampoo bottle?

--actually i do...when i get bored at work, i read the labels to figure out which shampoo i want to buy next

3.) Do you moan in the shower like the people on the herbal essence commercial?

--i have never done that in my life..ahah

4.) Have you ever showered with someone of the opposite sex?
that and probably someone of the same sex?

--umm not with the opposite sex...and i guess then only gym class? i am a private shower-er:)

5.) Have you ever peed in someone's yard?

--no

6.) Have you ever brushed your teeth in the shower?

--no, and i made fun of lindsey when she did it freshman year...it's kind of weird

7.) Have you ever dropped your soap on your foot?

--yep

8.) How old do you look?

--i think i look a little younger than my age, maybe 19 or 20

9.) How old do you act?

--usually my age...but if i'm with my friends, probably at lot more immature... then again, sometimes i act like i'm 60+..especially when i'm doing embroidery for class

10.) What's the last song you listened to?

--lift me up by matisyahu

11.) Have you recently become a member of anything?

--umm, not recently

12.) What are your plans for the weekend?

--laundry, read a play, work, work, showchoir, write a review of the play i read the day before....yeah i have an exciting life

13.) Do you kiss with your eyes opened or closed?

--closed

14.) Have you ever ridden a mechanical bull?

--no..but now i kind of want to

15.) Do you ever intentionally vomit after eating?

--not anymore

16.) If you were working on a pirate ship, what would you most likely be doing?

--yelling pirate things and robbing and pillaging various sea ports...ahaha

17.) Have you ever called anyone a slut?

--yes..heheh

18) Have you ever been called a slut?

--not that i know of

19). Have you ever smuggled something into America?

--no...but now i remember when abby and adam tried to bring in booze from mexico and got caught...ahahahah

20). Does playing the guitar make a girl/guy more attractive?

--YESSSSSSSSSS.....i heart me some guitar-playing men:)


21). Do you live in a city with a good sports team?

--i don't think so...

22). Have you ever finished off the popcorn?

--most of the time i do

23). How many people do you think would come to your funeral?

--a lot! i'm thinking somewhere in the 500+ range...eheheh

24). How many of them would come just to make sure you're dead?

--a few? i don't know...

25). Do you have more enemies or more friends?

--friends

26.) Have you ever sent an anonymous letter?

--no..but i HAVE sent many anonymous comments on live journal..eheh

27.) Can you fix your own car?

--i can check my oil and maybe change a tire..so that's a little bit of fixing...

28.) Have you ever turned someone down for a date?

--only once i think

29.) Are you smarter than your friends?

--YES...hahaah that's a joke linds:) i think all of my friends are intelligent and smart, because i don't like stupid people and probably wouldn't hang out with them


30.) Have you ever stolen anything from your friends?

--i stole lindsey's koolaid this past weekend...hhe

31.) Have you ever been to jail?

--i took a tour of a little one once

32.) Should you have?

--no

33) Do you like the smell of beer?

--not really

34.) Have you ever died or killed someone in your dreams?

--no

35.) Have you ever given to charity?

--yep..i'm trying to do more

36.) Would you kill a dog for $1000?

--no!

37.) Do you sometimes get depressed?

--yeah

38.) Do you live with your parents?

--no...i'm officialy moved out now...all my stuff is in my apartment and i won't even be going back this summer..and after graduation i'm off to ny right away..so NO i don't live with my parents...wow, i can finally say that!!!

39.) Do you have plans for your future?

--yes, but they're my plans, so who knows how they might change


X MARKS THE SPOT - I don't know what this was all about, but it sounds good to me.

You are
[ ]short, under 5'4"
[X]5'4" - 5'6"
[ ]5'7" - 6'0"
[ ] tall 6'1" and up


NATURALLY
[] blonde
[ ] redhead
[ x] brunette
[ ] dirty blonde
[] dark brown
[ ] black


[] blue-eyed
[ ]brown-eyed
[ ] green-eyed
[ x] hazel-eyed
[ ] gold/gray-eyed
[ ] silver/gray- eyed
[ ] blue/green-eyed
[ ] blue/gray-eyed
[ ] brown/green-eyed
[ ] they change colors

[ x] glasses
[ ] contacts
[] BOTH.
[ ]neither

[ x] short hair
[]medium hair
[] long hair

Your favorite color(s) are?
[] red
[ ] khaki
[ ] Aqua
[] pink
[ ] hot pink
[ ] yellow
[ ] black
[x ] green
[ ] lime green
[] blue
[ ] white
[ ] turquoise
[ ] silver
]x purple
[ ] brown
[ ] orange
[ ] gray
[ ] maroon
[ ] gold
[] teal
[ ] I don't really care
[ ] I don't believe in favorite colors

Some things you've done?
[ x] ice skating
[X] hiking
[ ] kayaking
[ ] rafting
[ x] water skiing
[X] camping
[X] horseback riding
[ ] body/surfing and skim/wake boarding
[ x] snowboarding
[x ] skiing
[X] dancing
[ x] skateboarding
[ x] cheerleading
[ ] lacrosse
[ ] street hockey
[ x] gymnastics
[ ] martial arts
[x ] baton twirling
[X] swimming

Your personality is sometimes...
[x] talkative
[ ] shy
[X] funny
[] serious
[X] laid back
[] strict
[X] hyper
[X] weird
[ x] ditzy
[ x] sarcastic
[ ] slow

You can't stand listening to...
[ ] pop
[ ] country
[ ] Christian
[ ] classical
[ ] techno
[ ] oldies
[ ] opera
[ ] 80's
[ ] disco
[ ] rap
[ ] classic rock
[ ] punk
[ ] metal
[ x] screamo
[ ] reggae
[ ] I like everything as long as I am in the mood for it or its not for to long a period of time

The pets you have/had?
[x] cat
[X] dog
[ x] lizard
[ ] rat/mouse
[ ] ferret
[ ] bunny
[ x] fish
[ ] duck
[ ] horse
[ ] bird
[ ] frog
[ ] hermit crab
[ ] turtle
[X] hamster
[ ] snake
[ x] gerbil
[ ] guinea pig
[ ] pig
[ ] goat
[ ] ostrich
[ ] chinchilla
[ ] tarantula
[ ] geese
[ ] chicken
[ ] snail!!!
[ ] squirrel
[ ] flying squirrel
[ ] alligator!

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Clothing Brands you own?
[x]Delia's
[X] American Eagle
[x] Hollister
[x ] Buckle
[] Abercrombie
[X] Express
[X] Target
[X]Wal-mart
[x]Wet Seal
[ x] Forever 21
[ ] O'neil
[ x] Pac Sun
[X] Gap
[ x] JCrew
[ ] Neiman Marcus
[ ] Bloomingdales
[ x] Nordstrom
[ ] Anthropologie
[x] Banana Republic
[x] Aeropostale
[ ] Dickies
[x ] Quicksilver/Roxy
[ ] Anchor Blue
[ x] Guess
[ x] Lucky
[ x] Champs
[ x] Salvation army/goodwill/VALUE WORLD.
[X] old navy
[ ] ANY designer
[x] Victorias secret
[ ] whatever is at the thrift store
[ x] Eddie Bauer
[] Hot Topic
[] Alloy
[ ] RAVE!
[X] faisco,levi's,wrangler,doc martens, non sweat shop [as in American apparel?]
[ ] not really sure what the heck you buy

Shoe Brands You Own?
[X] Flip-Flops
[x ] Nike
[x ] Adidas
[ ] Reebok
[ ] Billabong
[ ] Roxy
[ ] Puma
[ ] Jack purcells
[ ] uggs
[ ] BCBG
[ ] Birkenstocks
[ ] Etnies
[ ] Reefs
[ ] Converse
[ ] K Swiss
[ ] Adio
[ ] DC
[x] Steve Madden
[ ] Vans
[x] if I like something alot ill buy it
[ x] New Balance
[ ] LEI
[X] Payless
[ ] DVS
[ ] Emerica's
[ ] Rainbows
[ ] dc martens
[ ] dickies
[ ] diesels

Your confessions:
[ ] im afraid of the quiet
[ ] I am really ticklish
[ ] I'm afraid of the dark if im alone
[ ] I've collected comic books
[ x] I shut others out when I'm mad
[x] I open up to others easily
[ ] I read the newspaper
[] I love Disney movies
[] I am a sucker for eyes (definitely my weakness)
[] I don't kill bugs
[ ] I have "x"s in my screen name
[ ] I bake well
[x] I have worn pajamas to class
[ ] I love Martha Stewart
[x ] I am guilty of tYpInG lIkE tHiS
[X] I am self-conscious
[X] I love to laugh
[ ] drink alcohol on a regular basis.
[ ] I can't swallow pills
[ ] I bite my nails
[ ] I play computer games when I'm bored
[x] I've gotten lost in the city
[X] Gone out in public in your pajamas
[] Made out in an elevator
[ ] Been skydiving
[ ] Been bungee jumping
[] Bitten someone - nut only when making love
[x] Dressed up like the opposite sex (I did for Halloween)
[ ] egged a house
[ ] Smashed into a car
[ ] Been fired
[X] Been skinny dipping

Have you ever...
[X] danced in the rain
[]seen a shooting star
[ ] proposed to anyone
[ ] Gotten stitches
[x]aten Sushi
[] Gotten the chicken pox
[] Ridden in a taxi
[ x] Been on a cruise ship
[X] Driven over 400 miles in one day
[ ] Been on a plane by yourself
[ ] Had surgery
[ ] seen a movie more than 3 times in the theater (guilty)
[X] been on stage
[X] peed somewhere other than a toilet
[ ] gotten a black eye
[x ] memorized all the dialogue in a movie
[] watched an entire baseball game

Do you like...
[] old movies
[X] musicals Woot!!!
[X] blasting music in your car
[X] foreign foods
[ ] anime
[X] Christmas time
[] donuts
[x] animals
[ x] coffee
[x ] tea

TWO'S OF EVERY KIND
Two Names You Go By Other Than Your Real Name
1. Katea
2.Rieds

Two Things That Scare You
1.dying
2. losing my teeth

Two Things You Are Wearing Right Now
1.jeans
2.gryffindor t-shirt!!

Two of Your Favorite Hobbies- i have more than 2! i have 3!
1. finding/listening to new music
2.reading
3.making things..embroidery, beading, sewing...i'm kind of old..ahah

Two Things You Want Really Badly
1. an a in philosophy
2.to live with brady and ash during the summer for our internship

Two Places You Want to go on Vacation
1.ireland
2.south africa

Two Things You Want to Do Before You Die
1. get married
2. live in new york

Two Things You Are Thinking Now
1. i really hope we get a partial snow day today
2. i'm glad i'm done with my principles of design class

Two Stores You Shop At
1.goodwill
2.pearl street books

Two Fast Food Places You'll Eat at
1.taco john's
2.hardee's

Two people I haven't talked to in a while
1.abby
2.heather
3. em

Two Reasons you're doing this survey
1. i don't want to study for philsophy
2. i have a break until 11
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(no subject) [Mar. 13th, 2006|04:12 pm]
KATEA
[Current Mood |contemplativecontemplative]
[Current Music |the shins]

FIRSTS:

1. First kiss: Mark

2. First love: No one yet...

3. First heartbreak: Mark

4. First car: well, i drove a 'biscuit' colored mercury sable- but it was my parents, not mine...now i have my own first car and it's HOT...and gold-colored and named juanita:)

5. First pet: Raleigh, our english springer spaniel

6. First word: not sure

7. First concert: dave matthews band

8. First crush: Mike Reid in fourth grade

9. First alcoholic beverage: umm...smirnoff something or other

10. First time you stayed out all night: dave matthews concert?

11. First best friend: kelsey lurvey

12. First job: selling corn with my brothers and sisters

13. First school: Pewaukee elementary

12. First movie you watched in a theater: little mermaid? i can't remember any before that..

13. First thing you really saved up money for: my first bike...i saved all the money i made from selling corn one summer...it was like $40 to buy a pink 10-speed from wal-mart..ahheehhe

14. First run in with the Law: ummm when i was cat sitting for my neighbors someone broke into their house and i had to be interviewed by the police...but the first time i was directly connected would have been this year

15. First date: Mark--i think we saw 'exteme ops'...aka the funniest/weirdest movie ever
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HOW COME 12 AND 13 ARE REPEATED IN THE SECTION ABOVE??? IT ANNOYS ME. ARGH.

LASTS:

1. Last kiss: Paul, when i was in madison...ahhaah that's weird

2. Last person you hugged: umm...Ashley?

3. Last person you spoke to: Mike Dreger

4. Last alcoholic beverage: amaretto sour...what else?!:)

5. Last time you brushed your teeth: this morning

6. Last movie: hmmm...i think the last movie i watched was 'original sin' when it was on tv

7. Last person you thought of: mark......okay, so writing all those firsts down and he was a few of them made me think about our relationship. maybe i kind of miss it.

8. Last school you went to: Viterbo

9. Last person you said "I love you" to: my dad

10. Last run in with the Law: lindsey's infamous 911 call to save me...thanks linds

11. Last fight you were in: um..fistfight? none....but i was mad at my dad this saturday

12. Last bar/club/concert/party you went to: starlight lounge with ash

13. Last person you E-mailed: jill from door off broadway---i have an internship!!!!

14. Last thing you ate: a pretzel in the costume shop

15. Last thing you saved up money for: rent, bills, paying off debts, school...i don't think there's a point when i'm not saving money anymore-------------------------------------------------------

NEXT

1. Next person you want to kiss: my boyfriend...when i get one...ahahah

2. Next movie you want to see: the scary babysitter one...

3. Next person you want to go out with: my friends...also people from work so that my manager can buy us drinks

4. Next car you want to have: one that works

5. Next time you're going out: friday?

6. Next time you're going to move: to door county for the summer so i can work at door off broadway theatre!

7. Next thing you are going to save money for: for moving to new york city next year after graduation...i'm so excited!

8. Next time that you will drink alcohol: friday?

9. Next person you are going to call: not sure...abby?

10. Next place you'll take vacation: does branson, missouri count? it's not really vacation, because i have to work...but i guess it counts

11. Next thing you are going to do after filling this survey out: check my email again

12. Next thing you are going to eat: not sure

13. Next time you plan to be drunk: friday?

14. Next thing you are going to do outside: walk to my car

15. Next person you'd like to see fill this out: umm...no one in particular...
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