sooo im losing my job this week. im not supposed to know till friday...but i already have the "fuck it" mentality....its puuure bullshit...why get rid of me and keep the dumb fuck spy?
i will have to go job hunting soon =/
i HATE job hunting!
school started this week..its exhausting..i hate bio already. well i just hate how time consuming it is
i have jiujitsu 2mrw =] im excited..math is rusty already...factoring completing the square blah blah
Sunday, August 24, 2008
im gonna get this over with as quick as possible cuz i've been on the road since 4 this morning...
uncle's driver picked me up at 4 in the morning and i was still throwin up..we headed out to santa monica where we met up with the rest then left for hearsts castle..i have no idea how the drive went cuz i was completely knocked out haha..anyways we reached the visitors section of hearsts castle @ 12 pm where u have to take a shuttle and its about a 5 mile drive up to the castle itself..it reminded me of the universal tour..pretty unsafe, which is how i like things haha.
as were going up they were givin us a lil background info of the castle and on hearst which i previously knew nothin about..basically his dad struck rich with silver and he ended up traveling thru europe with his mother which later inspired him to build a castle..he had a zoo complete with sheep from africa, deer from india, polar bears, giraffes, antelope, etc...but all thats left are some 40 zebra and the sheep deer and some unimpressive cows hahaha..
my interest for architecture lately is what i was really lookin forward to...the fact that the property is isolated and overlooks the bay had already got me..and i was dying to see the inside.
getting off the bus u first walk up a set of stairs and the swimming pool is directly to the left..hearsts inspirations were through european styles and the style was very grecian, roman, and i believe Moroccan/egyptian. the pool was amaaaaaazing...i wanted to dive right in. throughout the tour u are only allowed to touch metal railing and cement. marble apparently absorbs oils..
the guest house has impressive ceilings but i didnt care much for the interior designs. his ideas were evident everywhere and seems a bit cluttered. the best part about these rooms was the view...so i guess that makes up for everything it lacks.
his main headquarter looked like a fuckin cathedral...reminded me very much of notre dame and a cathedral i went to in Sicily. the cocktail room looked very much like the tapestry rooms in the sistine chapel.supposedly he didnt like alcohol so guests were only allowed one drink...fuckin prude haha. i would say there were bout 6 of the tapestries hung up. the fireplaces were the highlights of these headquarters..there was a giant book that i wanted to touch and flip through sooooo bad!! it really intrigued me.also the presence of telephones caught my eye...they were everywhere
he had a nice theater and all i could think about was playin wii sports on it...lol...
movin on the the indoor swimming pool.WOW...that was definitely my fav. it was 10 feet deep almost completely around and had the most gorgeous diving platform. also the tiling in the pool gave the effect of the water looking almost black...ahhh too beautiful i cant even begin to describe it...there were statues and mosaics tiles all over the ceiling very very impressive
overall the exterior had me..from the spanish steps to the 3 nymphs replica like in the louvre.
i wanna go back and do the other tours since they all differ.
loooong day but ooh i got a cool solar powered keychain as a souvenir haha
oh and before hearsts we stopped by san louis obispo.
idk what it is but that town gave me the fuckin creeps...i refused to go in the mission, haha im usually right about my gut feelings anyways...
off to sleep now..my first day back to work and also my first day of school is in a few hours =]
im gonna set up an album soooon but for now i'll give a lil taste
goddess of victory (NIKE)
the outdoor pool
the book i wanted to touch!
main headquarters aka cathedral
the indoor pool =]
look at that diving platform!!!
Saturday, August 23, 2008
first official blog...why??i have no idea...just somethin to look back on i guess...plus i got a lot of shit on my mind...eh here it goes
soooo i got home at almost 5 this morning...i was exhausted from playin wii tennis..u have no idea how into that i get! i almost hit aaron and jorge every time i swung at the ball..bahaha..anyways i woke up pretty early considering i slept at 5. but the only reason i woke up was to puke my brains out....which im still currently doing...and its now 7 pm. i just wanna know why im throwin up. i didnt even drink last night..i havent been drinkin pretty much at all since april. ehhh whatever.
this is not how i expected my last weekend before school to turn out.
i am excited for school though. =]
aside from school im feelin pretty shitty...i wanna drop the males in my life...i mean all of them...i know they are simply there for certain reasons. but they dont make me feel good. in fact they just make me think waaaay too much. i dont know why i allow myself to be put in this situation time after time. But i just realized im pretty fuckin strong to put up with that bullshit. plus i never ask questions and i bet they like that.
im currently obsessed with david oliver!!!!
he got the bronze 2 days ago =]