As promised to the 0 people who were anticipating the follow-up, here is the list of things I have kicked ass at this past year.

A Cool Job:

I have a 9-5 job and it’s actually cool. I make *enough* money and I’m pretty much the as the Spanish would call it, grande queso. I had no experience going into the job other than not lying on my resume like the other people who applied. Now I get to play with dogs and get yelled at for not posting enough on Facebook. I even am getting to write my own “The Onion” style newspaper for work and asked my boss if I can do video editing, which I will get paid overtime for. So basically when I’m not blogging here it’s because I’m getting paid to do similar things elsewhere. The coolest thing is that I used to get in trouble for doing the same things I get paid to do now. Okay I’m beginning to brag. But really my job is pretty cool and I’m very lucky.

cool job(I take it back. My job isn’t this therefore it sucks)

I Haven’t Gotten Too Fat:

I really have no clue what shape I am in compared to last year. I think I’m in less good of shape because we have pizza too much at work. Here I am talking about work like it’s all I do. I do other things too like leave work and go there. I’m in a state where I can either have nice legs and arms with a disgusting excuse for a midsection or look hungry all of the time. That’s just the way my body works. But I haven’t gotten too fat, I know that much. Success!

cartoon_chef_4b(When I look in the mirror this is what I see minus the badass hat)

I Made 2 Friends:

This is going to sad real sad so it makes up for the me bragging earlier. I made 2 friends this year. Not only that, I haven’t made a single friend in the last 5 years. Well, I have. I just didn’t keep any for very long. I think I tend to wear on people or kill them. Who knows? I made a few other friends this year and none lasted. The two friends I did make were via Craigslist and both would be in my Top 8 on MySpace.

top8(I’d probably bump Alan and C-Dawg for them. Neither wished me a happy birthday)

I Really Don’t Care About Stupid Things Anymore:

Okay I’m lying. I do care about stupid things a lot. Fortunately I care about them slightly less. Like so what if someone doesn’t find me pretty? It’s their loss! Right? Maybe not. I guess what I should really say here is while I still question a lot I am very sure of myself. I know my opinion matters and is valuable. I know–not much else. That’s all that matters though, that I know one thing.

Grand Opening Of Kardashian Khaos At The Mirage Hotel & Casino(Here are some stupid things I never once cared about)

I Am Making Money Writing:

Aside from coming up with clever and cute things to say on Facebook, I get paid for writing my Yahoo articles. I was even honored as one of the top contributors. Top 500 contributors. I wanted to leave out the 500 because that makes it seem like any jackass can win it. Still, it’s cool to finally earn a few bucks from writing about sometimes things I want to write about.

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I’m Generally Happy:

As I type this alone in a dark bedroom with a Band-Aid on my thumb sitting on the bed because I have no couch, icing my knee and ankle due to constant pain, starving myself because I may have gotten too fat, listening to a baby cry outside on a Sunday night before work, it’s hard for me to be too depressed. I mean I really would rather not go to work tomorrow and all. Sleeping in and relaxing tomorrow sounds so much better. I can complain, but I shouldn’t. I have a pretty good idea where I am going in life and it’s not the worst place. I’m not stagnant and sometimes that’s all we can hope for. Awww. That was kind of sweet in an insulting way to anyone reading this in a stagnant place in life.

Married-couple(Stagnant people where life has become predictable)

  1. rossmurray1 says:

    Nice. Seriously: nice.
    Making friends as an adult is weird. I’m not sure how it works. I almost made a true work-friend two years ago but he moved away and off the grid. So two new friends? I’m impressed.

  2. The Waiting says:

    You are so right about stagnation, and I say that as someone who is in the middle of it right now. The good thing is that I know things are going to change next year because we are moving. This town where I live has given me so much complacency that it’s kind of made me hate myself. I never wan to be just one thing, but sometimes I feel like I’ve painted myself into a corner where I am only one thing. So looking forward to getting out.

    Congratulations on having such a good year! You really deserve everything good that comes to you, Tim, if for no other reason than you are one of the few people that doesn’t feel entitled.

    • Mooselicker says:

      I’m the opposite of entitled. Untitled? That makes me feel like I have no identity.

      Congrats on the move! Is it far? You probably mentioned it on the blog at some point. I’ve been hit and miss on getting on WordPress lately obviously.

  3. 1jaded1 says:

    Funny at 0 people were waiting for this…I’d be insulted, except I’m a thing. Glad you aren’t stagnant. Thanks for the flipside.

  4. wait… isn’t grande queso Spanish for ‘big cheese’???

  5. Tim, this is great. I’m really impressed. You are a writing machine over there on Yahoo! Nice job. And yes, you obviously have a *nice job* that makes you happy. I was looking forward to reading about your successes. I wasn’t disappointed. 🙂

  6. I hate wedding pictures. Especially the fake ones. Ugh. I wonder if I’ll ever marry… :3
    And you don’t look like Baker Man in Blue Ink at all. I think he’s sexier, bwaha! :3

    But you’re happy. For some strange reason, that makes me happy.

  7. Lauri says:

    THis makes me happy, too. Although I am at a stagnant stage. And at my age that probably means I’ll only get stagnanter.

  8. Lily says:

    What a cute little post. I’m seriously so happy about your new job. It just seems like such a good fit for you. I’m really glad you found that one. Making friends is seriously hard. Like, everyday is the same old thing, so the fact that you could make friendships even when you have that monotony is pretty sweet. Not to sound like your grandma, but it seems like you’re in a great place and have matured into a nice young man. Lol okay I was TRYING to sound like a grandma. I hope it worked.

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