Saturday, March 29, 2014

giant saturday...

Great start to the weekend Friday, finished all my classes and ran into some former students in the hall after my last class. then went to my office for office hours and same student appears with questions about homework for Monday. then we talked about stuff in general and ended with a conversation all about the weather and tornadoes.  after he left i had my lunch. I always pack a lunch in the morning. I have it down to a science of getting ready, after my scrambled eggs are done, I put them on a plate on a plate which i set on the hot burner with the pan laid upside down on it covering the eggs, and I put my bowl of instant oatmeal in the microwave for 2 minutes, and then during the two minutes I get out the bread, turkey, cheese and mayo and make a sandwich. place it in a bag with a banana and some chips and set it on the counter ready to go. turn and take the plate of eggs and bowl of oatmeal to the table and begin my breakfast with laptop on and tv on with local news. eggs first, oatmeal next, then two bowls of cereal . yum I love my big breakfasts, I know I've blogged about it all before. oops.
anyway, so after I finished my lunch Friday another student came by, he needed help understanding his assignment and I scolded him a bit for not turning in the last paper and told him to do so promptly and talked to him about keeping up with work and asking for help, and always come by etc etc. 
I'm sure he's concerned about his English, and I told him I'd help with that, he'd just have to come see me before turning in his essay and get some help about the language and flow etc..
I scheduled my office hours on Friday so that I get out by 1:15pm but since I had nothing pressing to get home to anyway, I stayed around grading stuff til about 3 and then left for home. swam laps around 4 and then headed over to buddy S's place. we hung out for about an hour . I brought him a gift I'd been working to getting fro his new place, a set of Frankoma Aztec white plates and bowls etc.
I've been collection them here and there on ebay for a while. I was trying to get a set of 8 places but it lacks one dinner plate. but I wanted to give them now anyway.
we went out to eat next and met our friend J at Iguana's on N western. mini tacos and then we drove around Nichols Hills and looked at all the big houses. then S and I went for yogurt.
today was a full busy day, got up and made some orange and choco chip scones and the brought them to my friend's work, then went to home depot to get some lumber and other supplies. I got some grip gloves and while loading up the lumber I thought, hmm I'll use one of these gloves as a flag for the load sticking out the back of my truck. ha  Maybe it'd make a good tumblr theme, things guys improvise and use as a flag of something sticking out of a pickup.  I know that I've tied jumper cables around stuff before and let the red end hang down as a flag. ha .
I am also going to post a photo of a blue guitar.  I thought it looked pretty cool. I have a friend who owns a guitar making business overseas. and this one was a trial using indigo and eucalyptis found locally, anyway I thought it turned out awesome looking.

have a drink on me.......

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

gym time, mirror time......

early spring.....

I was just wondering this last weekend. I have yet to ever meet Mr. right, which for me I guess has been some other closet Christian gay guy who doesn't want to have all the way sex.  And somewhere along the way I thought that not looking was the best way to just be found. but i live in the wrong town for that.  I was also talking to the ex gf last weekend about how sometimes I think whether I like myself too much, or if I don't like myself.  On the one hand I'm pretty happy go lucky type of guy and friendly and keep it a good mood all the time, and sometimes I think I'm too confident about my looks, or too self absorbed anyway, always constantly going to the gym etc. or maybe the gym thing is something about hanging onto youth. I dunno, but on the other hand I was thinking how what if I'm stuck with the ole "self hating gay" syndrome and somehow that's keeping me from being the real me, I mean gay or not, just the real me personality-wise.  And the mroe we talked about it, we discussed how I'm pretty much myself as it is these days working at the college and dressing how I want and talking to whoever about whatever etc.. just thoughts guys, don't want to sound like I'm complaining about anything here.
today I miess classes for a scheduled doctor appointment, a checkup required by my new job.  It went well. I'd experienced some painful ejaculation a few months ago for a while and was worried it was some awful thing, but the doc said my prostate seemed just fine and it might have been an infection. whatever. also I had my first EKG which was interesting. the nurse had me lie down and hooked me up to all these wires, then we were both laughing as she was doing the worst job tearing them off of me as the hair on my wrist and ankels would get stuck and her quick tear off became slow and terrible. just cracked me up really.  anyway, so then they drew blood and that was that.  One thing I found really curious was how they asked me if I'd been sexually active, and the next question was whether it was with male or female? I answered no and so we skipped the second question. I couldnt' help thinking, do guys really want that logged onto some computer forever kept on record, what sex they are sleeping with.  And I thought there was probably a time when you just told your doctor and he took whatever into consideration as needed.  And then I decided if I was ever asked I'd say both. or I'd say male which would mean wtih myself, I'm male. :P
anyway, I got home by 10 and finally ate breakfast, since I had to fast for the bloodwork. nice big breakfast with my favorite morning show hosts on, Kathie Lee and Hoda. left for work so i'd get there by 11, yet while pulling off the highway, I looked over to my passenger seat and realized I'd left my bag with papers and my lunch at home! UGH! so I got back on the highway and made the trip back and forth again, arriving around 11:40 to work after all. blah. I went back to my office and got a lot of papers graded today actually. and have been at it tonight. but i'm about to settle into bed with a book here in a minute.
So yeah, MON,WED,and FRI are kind of my favorite days lately since I like the COMP II classes a little more and also the one kid that I had last semester and this semester usually come by to visit. just to chat. hey I'll take what I can get. He's a good kid and I like cracking him up. And no I'm not crushing on him in anyway, that sort of thing is gross to me once I really get to know a kid and feel more like just wanting to have a good influence on him.  I've classically been more hot for guys anonymously that I didn't know, and then once get to really know someone it's like, no longer interested as all that. well anyway, not that he's not a cute student, he works out a lot and had shaved his mustache over break with just some fuzzy beard under his chin yet shaved. also he was wearing a nice t shirt that fit him right with the word Neff all over it. and while wearing his book bag, the straps of the bag were pulling into his underarms just so making the pecs show nicely. ha well anyway, maybe someone is noticing.
We had a discussion about our spring breaks, and the movie Donnie Darko came up and he was saying how it's a horror movie, and I was trying to convince him to see the film, and that it was science fiction not horror. ( and this guy is a HUGE walking dead fan so I don't know why that even bothers him).  btw readers, if you haven't seen Donnie Darko, and you like some science fiction drama in a film, see the FILM!! it's classic!!! check it out!!.  I brought up the film while talking about the Malaysian flight that went down. a sad tragedy! but we were talking about what ifs before it was found.
okay I have to get back to some papers, I'll be grading like madman again tomorrow night before Thursday's classes get 'em all back. And yup I could've done them all last week over break, but I'm like the king of procrastinating, living alone, I always think well I'll have nothing to do the night before, why not wait? ha
yesterday was chest day at the gym, and today was cardio only. swam laps and did treadmill. I need to focus on abs I decided. I missed gym last week, only made it for chest day Monday so I'll be feeling it this week getting back into schedule. I'm hoping to start including early morning lapswims soon but not til it warms up a bit in the morning! 

get back to the gym...

Bro this and bro that.....