Time for a manicure



Reply to: job-93296998@craigslist.org
Date: 2005-08-25, 8:32AM PDT

Have nice hands? We need you for a photo shoot this sunday, monday & tuesday (8/28-8/30.)

This is for a technology advertising campaign. Images of a hand holding the products.

We need caucasian & olive skin tones. Both Male & Female.
Rate is $400 per day.

Send to the email listed above – asap. (all decisions will be made today.)

Job location is San Francisco

Compensation: $400/day

So I sent these pictures in yesterday, replying to this add.
Awoken by my cell phone, I was informed that my hands had been selected.
Shooting is Sunday and Tuesday, $400 on the spot for each day.

I was told to get a manicure on Saturday, saving the receipt.
I’ve never had one before…should be interesting.

I never thought much of my own hands, but figured I could use the money
so why not give it a shot! I still think they’re pretty average hands,
but shit…they’re earning me $800 😀

And here I was really starting to worry about my finances. I was afraid
the move would get postponed…but now I’m back on course to move my
furniture up from Long Beach in two weeks as planned. I’m looking forward
to being able to sleep on a bed again.

My Alcohoroscope


SCORPIO: Don’t ever tell Scorpios they’ve had enough, for they’ll smirk at you and quietly but
intentionally keep tippling till they’re hog-whimpering drunk, out of 100-proof spite. Scorpios like to
drink, and screw you if you have a problem with that. Most of them see the sauce as something to savor in
itself, and not as a personality-altering tool — though if depressed, self-loathing Scorps seek total
obliteration. But generally, they’re fascinating drinking pals, brilliant conversationalists and dizzying
flirts. They also remember everything — especially what you did when you were blitzed.
Only drink with a Scorpio who likes you.

Yes, I’m posting Cyndi Lauper


All through the night
I’ll be awake and I’ll be with you
All through the night
This precious time when time is new
Oh, all through the night today
Knowing that we feel the same without saying

We have no past we won’t reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end

All through the night
Stray cat is crying so stray cat sings back
All through the night
They have forgotten what by day they lack
Oh under those white street lamps
There is a little chance they may see

We have no past we won’t reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end

Oh the sleep in your eyes is enough
Let me be there let me stay there awhile

We have no past we won’t reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end



Arrived in SF nearly two weeks ago, and still getting used to the
fact that I actually live here.

Saw Mark Farina this past weekend…entertaining, although not
quite as amazing as I’d anticipated

Quickly becoming friends with Andrew, via Matt. He’s a lot of fun,
and I can’t wait to get both him and Chris in the same room.

Already embarked on a few adventures out and about the city…
various bars, farmer’s market, mt davidson, twin peaks, afghan food

Today I had my haircut in the Castro at “Male Image: A Man’s Barbershop.”

I’m going to see “March of the Penguins” tomorrow.

Cody has been in town since last weekend and I’ve seen a lot of him over
the past few days. :) He has some great friends, and it has been nice of
him to share them with me. Dinner with them on Sunday was great, as was
sailing in the SF bay on Monday night. Bryce and Marcia invited me along
to Big Sur this weekend, which should be a lot of fun!

Friday I’m driving up to Muir Woods to hike through some Redwoods and
possibly even check out Point Reyes.

Today was my first day of classes at City College of San Francisco.
I went to my Physics lab and then my Physics lecture. Tomorrow morning
is the photography history class.

Tonight I vacuumed the living room, straightened up some stuff in my
bedroom, setup a bed in the living room so I’m not sleeping on
thermarests, and scrubbed the bathroom from top to bottom (it was disgusting).

There is a Trader Joes and World Market in the same building just down
the road in Daly City. Very dangerously close!

I’m planning on moving my furniture up from Long Beach the weekend of 9/10.
Hopefully we’ll have my bedroom situation taken care of in the next week
or two, as I’d like to paint the room before I move my stuff up here.
I’m looking forward to having free reign in that room. I’ve already
picked out two colors for the wall…based on sand I collected on my road
trip this summer: Long Beach, Mississippi and Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Utah.

Speaking of which, I’m very behind in putting the pictures online from my
trip back to the West Coast…working on it though.

Danielle arrives on Saturday. It will be nice having here up here as well.
Yet another person to try to fit into my schedule.

When did I suddenly become such a social person? Perhaps this is part of
the new chapter I’d planned on starting with my move to SF. I’ve met a lot
of new people, many of which I’ve easily become friends with.

The city is so vast…yet I’m already finding that I have a few favorite
spots to eat, drink, loiter…I suppose SF is quickly feeling like my new home.

Name Game


Directions: Type “(your name) is” with the quotes, into a Google search then pick out your favorite 5 responses. Copy, then repost your responses:

1 Mikey is a poor, lonely boy with a mullet. His girlfriend dumped him, … NO LUCK
MIKEY – Mikey is about to finally end his strictly cyber relationship,

2 “Mikey” is expected to make his debut in the second half of 2005 at a mere 14 grams and in an embedded-only design.

3 Mikey is a straight “A” student, so taking him out early was no problem

4 mikey is abt to use the mensroom, More City of the Lord Pictures photos.

5 Mikey is fighting for his life this evening. He’s taken a terrible turn for the
worse. The doctor was called in again and Mikey is on total life-support.

My Own Private Idaho


There’s been so much happening lately, that I can’t really find the time
to write about it all…

My trip back to California is nearly finished, as I’m currently in Portland.
Had an amazing time in Yellowstone…I must go back someday. Idaho was very
hot, and boring…but I did get to see the world’s largest potato and potato
chip! Oregon was just as hot, if not hotter. I had no idea much of Oregon
and Idaho was desert! I even found sand dunes in Idaho :-)

Tonight I’m headed down to Eugene with Thom to watch his band’s show. That
should be a good time. Tomorrow I start my journey south, last leg of the trip.
I’m going to see how far I can make it before needing to stop. Who knows…
maybe I’ll arrive in SF late Saturday night. Probably more like Sunday though.