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[06 Oct 2009|08:24pm]

[13 Dec 2008|12:28pm]
[ mood | content ]

Work has been going pretty well, 'till yesterday. I managed to get something dropped on my head, and now I have two staples holding me together.

Hoo Ra.

Christmas party at work tomorrow, which is pretty cool. Free drinks and food, heck yes.

Excited for Xmas, for a change. I'm gonna finish Xmas shopping this weekend, if possible.

NC trip on the 26th. Could be anywhere from 8 in the morning to 2 in the afternoon, so watch out for me.

Peace, fuckers.


[06 Dec 2008|09:37pm]
[ mood | tired ]

I should probably update this, huh?

..........Maybe tomorrow.


[28 Oct 2008|09:25pm]
[ mood | tired ]

Well, that is officially the most tiring job I've ever had.

Running around in combat boots in the sand, for several hours at a time...

Cleaning and grooming horses...

Passing my knight his shield and lance...

I should have mentioned I was a squire at Medievil Times, huh? Yea, shoulda mentioned that.

Fun job though, good hours and good pay.

The party was fun. Had 22, count 'em, 22 shots of liquor before the night was over. 11 of them tequila, the rest were rum. And quite a few people were up there with me, and no one got sick.

Hell. Yes.

I was the Crow, Julia was a Vegas Poker girl, Jefe was a punk rocker/crow villain, Jay was Cloud Strife, (Advent Children costume and FF7 sword... hmm...), Carolyn and Claire were hippies, Robert was a girl... and I didn't really know anyone else.

Jefe and I got into a fight, a real one, but luckily it was broken up before we ended up arrested. I'll call it a draw. For everyone's sake.

Uhm, not much else to tell. Dinner and sleep soon, then doing it all again tomorrow.



Survey. [29 Sep 2008|07:07pm]
Fill it out and leave in a comment for me, maybe? -shrug-

Boredom strikes.

01) Are you currently in a serious relationship?
02) What was your dream growing up?
03) What talent do you wish you had?
04) If I bought you a drink what would it be?
05) Favourite vegetable?
06) What was the last book you read?
07) What zodiac sign are you?
08) Any Tattoos and/or Piercings? Explain where.
09) Worst Habit?
10) If you saw me walking down the street would you offer me a ride?
11) What is your favourite sport?
12) Do you have a Pessimistic or Optimistic attitude?
13) What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
14) Worst thing to ever happen to you?
15) Tell me one weird fact about you.
16) Do you have any pets?
17) What if I showed up at your house unexpectedly?
18) What was your first impression of me?
19) Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
20) If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
21) Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
22) What colour eyes do you have?
23) Ever been arrested?
24) Bottle or can soda?
25) If you won £5,000 today, what would you do with it?
26) What's your favourite place to hang out at?
27) Do you believe in ghosts?
28) Favourite thing to do in your spare time?
29) Do you swear a lot?
30) Biggest pet peeve?
31) In one word, how would you describe yourself?
32) Do you believe/appreciate romance?
33) Favourite and least favourite food?
34) Do you believe in God?
35) Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?
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Blagh! [08 Sep 2008|06:05pm]
[ mood | good ]

Hey, everyone. This'll be a short one, I promise.

Lemme see, Hanna came and went, wasn't that bad. I did manage to slip and cut my hand and arm up pretty good, though, but hey, it happens.

Saw Bullet for My Valentine a few nights ago. The sweetness. They played with Black Tide and Bleeding Through, both were ok. But naturally, I was there for Bullet. I'm all set to see Rise Against next month.

I applied for a second job, 'cause the park has started closing during the week, so I need one, dig?

I'm gonna be V for Vendetta for Halloween, assuming I can get the cash together.

Julia and I just bleached/dyed our hair. Mine is black with bleached streaks/chunks. It looks really good.

NC in a few days. All my niggas better be ready.

I guess that's all for now. Will add more if I gotta.



So, uhm, yea! [14 Aug 2008|09:39pm]
[ mood | calm ]

Once again, been a while. I just find myself being less and less drawn to the internet, and it's amazing for me to even be on MySpace lately, let alone LJ.

How's life? Well, things are pretty good here. The purple truck finally gave out, so we're using Julia's/Julia's mom's truck until we get something of our own, which will hopefully be soon. The park is cutting back on hours and letting alot of people go, but luckily, I am neither foreign nor a high schooler, so I'm pretty safe.

Our electric bill is alot lower than it was last time, which is one hell of a relief.

OH! We got fish. I picked up an algae eater, named Pliskin, and a Dalmation Molly named Pongo. Julia got two fish as well, a black Molly named Shaddix, and a gold fish who's type I fail to recall named Bells. Bells, unfortunately, died soon after she was brought home, BUT, apparently, ONE of the fish had laid eggs, and we now have seven baby fish swimming around. We HAD nine, but one died and Shaddix ate another. -_-

Bullet for my Valentine in September. Fuck. Yes.
After that, it's Rise Against, Thrice, and Alkaline Trio in October.

Buuut yea. That's pretty much it around here. I do still read everyone's journal, when I'm online, and my apologies for not commenting, (I know how important that is to some of you. ¬_¬) But who knows? Maybe I'll be updating more in the future. Maybe not.

We'll see.


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So yea, it's been a while... [08 Jul 2008|07:31pm]
[ mood | calm ]

...Yet this still won't be a hella long entry!

Life has been good to me, which is becoming more and more apparent with each passing day. Work is going fantastically well, and Julia+I will be moving into a single bedroom apartment pretty soon, as we were screwed by Jeff.

I lost a little more weight, but I still look... about the same as a month ago. Go figure.

I got pink eye. It totally blows balls and I wish it would just go away, but I've probably got like, a week or so left of this nonsense.

Metal Gear Solid 4 was nothing short of epic.



So yea... [06 Jun 2008|07:55pm]
[ mood | calm ]

I've been out in the sun so much at work, that my fuggin' EYEBROWS are turning blonde.

God, how do I fix this? >.

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[02 Jun 2008|10:18am]
[ mood | thoughtful ]

Soooo, yea. I turned 22 today.

I feel like I'm getting older, but strangely...

...I don't feel any different.

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So long and goodnight. [19 May 2008|11:56am]
Julia bought me a KISS shirt. It's badass.

I'll probably be a unit supervisor at work soon. That means $4 extra an hour. That means $12 an hour. W00t.

My bank screwed me, but I fixed it.

Will hopefully have contacts again very soon.

I just burned my girlfriend with scalding hot water by accident. Oops.

Life is good. You should enjoy yours, while you've still got one. I see alot of bitterness from people lately. That's sad.

I'm off. Enjoy the mini-update.
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Come kick these crosses down. [07 May 2008|09:43am]
[ mood | contemplative ]

Sooo yea. I meant to do this quite a while ago, but I've been busy with work and whatnot, and didn't truly feel the urge to get here on LJ. I have been reading others, just not updating my own.

On the first, Julia, Carolyn and I were all ready to go see Circa Survive. Naturally, I had never seen them live, but neither had the girls, so this was to be a fresh experience for all of us. So, we got all sexied up and got ourselves on the way to Charleston, where we lost signal on the Zune and had to listen to the radio, when there ARE NO good radio stations in or around Charleston. -_-

We made it to the Oasis, and I was shocked at how small the venue was going to be. We lit up some smokes and made our way to the stage, where we waited, very impatiently, for the music to start.

The first band finally showed up, and honestly, I wasn't even the least bit impressed. The crowd seemed to dig them, and I guess that's what matters, but it certainly wasn't my thing. The next band, I can't remember if it was Telescreen or Telescream, came soon after. Before they set up their equipment, a large netted canvas was put up in front of the stage. I figured what it was gonna be used for, but no one else seemed to get it. I was wrong myself, a little. When they started playing, images were projected onto the canvas to go with the music. I'd only expected it to last a little bit, but it was for the whole gig. The music was really mellow, and the imagery was perfect, and all in all, I guess I liked it.

Finally, it was almost time for Circa. We made our way as close to the front as we could, (Julia right up on stage, Carolyn beside her, and me right behind her). The band came out, and almost immediately blew everyone's mind with some new stuff. It was definitely one hell of a set, especially for the last few songs, which were all of my favorites almost one after the other. Anthony Green, the lead singer, had a LOT of energy, and through the enitre sixteen song set, was on the constant with jumping around and moving into the crowd and all kinds of things. When they played Kicking Your Crosses Down, about midway through the song, the singer mosied up to where Julia and I were standing, locked eyes with the both of us, and managed to get down on one knee, where he grabbed the back of Julia's neck, pulled her close, and began to sing in her ear. It was definitely mindblowing, and I could see by her reaction that she had no idea what to do but sing along. When he was done, he stood up, slapped hands with me, and went back to his thing.

They ended the set with The Difference Between Medicine and Poison is the Dose, which is my personal favorite Circa Survive song. After the band left the stage, Julia and Carolyn both grabbed some setlists, while I grabbed a guitar pick that I'd noticed the guitarist drop after the show. We got everything together, and left the bar, ready for some food.

I had begun to light up a cigarette when some random guy asked me for one. When I looked up, I saw it was none other than Anthony Green himself. 'Fuck yea, you can', I said, and gave him mine. I lit Julia and I each up one, and we talked for a few minutes. I managed to get a picture of him, Julia and I taken, (Carolyn wouldn't get in it for some reason), and then we said our goodbyes so he could relax. God knows the boy must've been tired.

On our way out, we grabbed ourselves some Taco Bell, and got ready for the loooong trip back. It didn't seem to take that long, though. Julia and I were talking about the show and finally getting some sleep when we got back, and Carolyn was already asleep herself. When we finally did get back, Julia and I almost slept in our clothes, we were so tired.

It was definitely one hell of an anniversery. ^^

The past few days have been rather productive. I love my job to death, and I'm now certified on every ride in the section I work at, so soon I'll start getting certified on rides in other sections.

We are having a bit of money trouble, but it's because of Jefe. He's simply not good with money, so I had to cover a good portion of his share of the rent this month. That, on top of other expenses, has caused me to overdraft on my credit card, which basically means I miss out on about $120 on my next paycheck. -_-

Julia and I did get our hair cut, and they look good. I look completely different. This is the first time I've had really short hair since I was a freshmen in high school. That's almost a decade.

I suppose I'm off for now. Gotta clean up a bit and get ready for work. Laaater.


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Suprise poetry post! [28 Apr 2008|06:34pm]
[ mood | productive ]

I know. You just couldn't wait, right? Enjoy.

Angels are Monsters

With shredded wings they look down on us,
Atop their sugar coated clouds.
Judging our every act and move,
Like the greatest achievement of God.
They watch. They smile. They laugh.
They mock our tiniest effort,
Like they’re any better.
But I like to think,
Just maybe,
That they aren’t all so bad.
That the ones who induce comas are doing us a favor.
Because really,
Wouldn’t you rather be in a coma then living here?
Isn’t our vaguest dream one of dying?
Don’t we build guns?
Aren’t we constantly sucking cancer from a stick?
Don’t we thrive on our own misery?
Depression is like a drug.
We need it. We want it. We seek it.
Sometimes I like to think that we’ve suffered enough.
That we’ve held our breath for far too long.
I’ll bet some of these angels get a kick out of it.
When our faces turn blue and we choke on our own blood.
Who gave them the right to judge and control us?
Because between you and me,
I don’t think there is a God.
And if there is,
He should have gotten it right the first time.

Copyright ©2008 Jeremy Ray Ross

The Phantom

Is half a mask really enough?
Does it truly cover our monstrosity?
Maybe the human side of us is the beast.
Maybe our better half is our worst.
Because isn’t humanity a virus?
Aren’t we devouring ourselves?
No one seems to understand the pain in justice.
The pain we willfully cause each other,
And ourselves.
Our darker side can’t be any worse.
Maybe beauty is in the eye of the beholder,
Maybe death isn’t so hideous after all.
But it doesn’t matter.
We all deserve to die,
One way or another.
Sometimes I tend to believe that maybe we should change,
And switch our masks to the other side.
At least then we’d know what we really are,
And we could see the man behind the disguise.
And if this opera ever actually comes crashing down,
At least we’ll all be ready.

Copyright ©2008 Jeremy Ray Ross

That aside, life is getting rather complicated. Everything is fine, except Jefe is doing just as terribly as ever with money, forcing Julia and I to have to cover a good portion of his rent. And he doesn't care. He's just acting like it's expected of me to cover up his mistakes.

I'm just glad I have Julia here, or I'd be nuts right now.

I'm out. Peace.


Think like we do. [23 Apr 2008|11:19am]
[ mood | awake ]

Everything is going rather well. I just covered the electric bill myself, since I make plenty of money and can afford to do that and still cover my end of the rent. We're getting some internet installed today, so we won't be mooching off other people in the apartment complex anymore.

I really haven't been doing too much in the ways of gaming, lately. I play Dragon Quest maybe once a week or so, and I just picked up the Bouncer again, but that's probably going nowhere. I just don't have anything at the house that really interests me, and there aren't any games for sale that interest me too much, either. Kinda makes me sad, but oh well. I'm sure I'll get into something eventually.

We just recently had Jay and Daryll up, since we hadn't seen either in a while. We all had a pretty good time, and of course, managed to get 100% completely hammered. Like, ridiculously hammered, I mean. I didn't throw up, though, for which I am thankful. -crosses self- We did the whole arcade thing, too, and DDR kicked the living shit outta me. I mean, I won, but the price was great.

A night or so after Jay and Daryll left, I took Julia to see The Forbidden Kingdom; and man, let me tell you, that is one good flick. I'm so glad we went and saw it in theaters while we had the chance, because the martial arts choreography is just amazing. Plus it's really cool to see Jackie Chan and Jet Li duke it out, yo.

The Circa Survive show is next week, and I'm really, really looking forward to it. I just hope that we can manage the Otep show as well, because that would be one HELL of a show.

So I went to Hard Rock Park yesterday, outside of work, I mean. And it was definitely one hell of an experience. I had taken out all the stops to get together the cash to get Julia in, since I get in free, and I'm just really, really glad she enjoyed the experience. We rode the Led Zeppelin ride three times, the Eagles twice, and everything else once. We were there for about four hours.

It's hard to believe that it's only been almost four months with Julia. It feels like much longer, and I mean that in a good way, of course. I'd like to thank everyone who gave their support with this relationship, and everyone who had faith that it would happen.

I guess I'm off for a while. Have to clean up a bit, get some laundry done, and all that jazz. Later, all.


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[13 Apr 2008|01:49pm]
[ mood | calm ]

Long time no post... again. Oh well. There's really not too much to say. The apartment is going very, very well. I've been steadily training on all the rides I can at Hard Rock, which opens to the public in a few days.

Uhhhm, I got a hair cut, I got my ears pierced, I started wearing contacts, I fit into a small shirt now... Er, that's about all the updates on me.

We went and saw 10 Years last night. T'was my first big show, and man, it was amazing. First up was Anomaly, a local band, and they were alright. I didn't dig the guys voice too much, but he did this really cool whistle thing and the lyrics were funny. Next up was Twisted Motive, another local band, and they were awesome, in my humble opinion. Loud, due to a messed up mike, but awesome nonetheless. Then came American Plague. I didn't like them. The vocals were straight out of the 80's, I swear to god.

Then everything got quiet, and the moment we were waiting for FINALLY came. It was one hell of a show. First the lead singer decided to spit water all over everyone, which was a relief, 'cause it was hot as a bitch in there. They played alot of old songs, and a couple off the new album, my favorite so far being Action and Motives. I actually ended up grabbing his hand for part of one song and helping to carry him when he stage dove at the end of Wasteland.

And let me tell you, Wasteland was INTENSE.

And through all of that, some girl kept grabbing my ass. O.o;;

Julia and Carolyn both got a setlist, and I snagged a guitar pick. ^_^ T'was awesome as hell. I can't wait for the next show I get to go to, which is, -breathes-, Circa Survive, and after that, -faints- OTEP. I'm REALLY looking forward to that one.

I guess that's a good enough update for you guys for now. Later, homies.


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Allergic to Angels [30 Mar 2008|04:35pm]
[ mood | content ]

Well, Julia is fiiiinally back from Jersey. She was only gone for a few days, but the both of us agree that those few days really, really, REALLY sucked. She did get to have alot of fun, from what she's said, though, so that's good. She took an assload of pictures and got to see some friends and got to learn of the inner workings of Spencer's and whatnot. I still wish I coulda gone, though.

Last night I went roller skating for the first time. Julia says I did really, really good for my first time, but I did manage to bust my ass quite a few times. One time in particular ended it for the night for me. I was almost off the rink when I slipped and landed on my ankle. That, my friends, did NOT feel good. At all. I thought my leg was broken at first, 'cause I couldn't move it and it hurt like you wouldn't believe. I still limp when I walk, even a day later. Hopefully it'll be as good as new by friday, 'cause we plan on going again.

Jefe got a job, and that is quite the relief. He seems to be enjoying himself, but it looks as though I've been volunteered to get my ears pierced for his training. I was thinking about it anyway, but not quite so soon. It's no big deal, just a tad nervous. I have no holes in my body as of now, so yyyea. We'll see how that turns out.

I start training to run the rides on Tuesday. The shift is ok, 4 to 10, and I get 30 hours this week, plus I got to choose my day's off. I'm excited and nervous, naturally. We'll see how well I fare when the time comes, I suppose.

Well, I'm off. Housework calls.


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You know... [21 Mar 2008|08:20pm]
I really love it whenever there's some kind of problem and someone would rather pretend it's not there then try and fix it.

Thanks for removing me from your friend's list. Nice to see how mature YOU turned out.


Think I'm goin' for it this time. [18 Mar 2008|06:59pm]
[ mood | good ]

So, yea. Things have been going relatively well with the apartment. We just had the military ball, and it was fun to dress up and have some damned good food. That, and I looked pretty good in my suit. T'was allll black. Black shoes, socks, pants, tie, shirt, jacket. Hell, even my boxers were black. Throw some eyeliner on, wet my hair and pull it back, and I looked like a badguy. Like, seriously. I had people coming up and telling me I looked like a villain.

Buuut yea. We got back home, and Julia and I have been discussing money and whatnot, portioning out what we need for our bills and whatnot. As Jefe doesn't have a job yet, we're not really including him, as, well, there's no point in it. I mean, I tell him what we're going to do when the decision is made, but since he's not putting money in, he doesn't need any say as to where it goes, y'know? Hopefully, he being jobless will not last too long. He's starting to grate on my nerves juuuust a tad. Just being a dick, really. Most of you know Jefe, so you know how he can get.

St. Paddy's was last night. That was........ I dunno. We got an assload of beer, threw in the Boondock Saints and took a drink everytime someone said 'fuck'. The word is used 246 times throughout the whole movie, so naturally, no one made it. Julia and I took an intermission about halfway through, and it took a little longer than we thought. When we came back, Jefe was seriously pissed off, saying we'd completely spoiled his night and he wasn't even drunk yet. For the rest of the night, he did his best to try and piss me off. But, I was drunk, so I just laughed at everything he said, told him to quit whining, and pretty much ignore all his argumentitive statements. Go me.

Julia and I got some stuff we'd been meaning to do done today, so that's a plus. She didn't have to go to work until 5:30, so I got to spend the whole day with her. She's got tomorrow off as well. And Friday. So this week is already lookin' good. ^_^ She's got some friends trying to show up tomorrow, but I dunno if that'll work out or not. T'would be nice to have some company in the apartment, though.

Other than all that, there's not too much goin' on. Waiting on the time I can start muh effin' job, so I can start gettin' some cash. Luckily I don't have long to wait at all, and I've already got enough money to last us 'till then. Julia is leaving for Jersey here pretty soon. She won a contest at Spencer's. I don't know if any of you are familiar with Jack&Nikki, but whenever you see a guy and a girl in Spencer's pictures wearing the clothing/showing off the merchandise, you're seeing Jack&Nikki. Well, they were looking for a new pair, and Julia entered. She won, so for the next few months, you'll be seeing her pretty face in every Spencer's. ^_^ The only downside is I can't go to Jersey with her. v.v;; It's only three days, though, so I think I'll survive.

I think I'm gonna hop offa here for now. The internet we're mooching has shut off three or four times since I started this damned thing.


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So I moved the other day [09 Mar 2008|08:45pm]
But yea. The move went very, very well. I've been here for three days now, and it's surprising how much we've gotten done over those past few days. The place actually looks like a home right now, and it's fantastical, and whatnot.

But, that's all for now. Later

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Down that beaten path. [29 Feb 2008|12:08pm]
[ mood | chipper ]

Lots going on, but I'm not gonna go into all of it.

This past weekend, I went and got my job for Hard Rock squared away. I start April 1st. I'm really excited for that.

I also got to be with Julia all weekend. That is always, always a plus. ^___^ Especially when we have our own room and can just lay around all day.

I went to my first live music show this past weekend, too. Saw We Shot the Moon, The Higher, Houston Calls, and Sherwood. I went for Sherwood, but the Higher and We Shot the Moon were good stuff. Houston Calls I just couldn't get into, they were kinda boring, but ok, I suppose.

I finally quit that job I hate so much. My last day is on the fifth.

I move next week, on the 7th. I'm hella excited for that. I'm finally getting out of the house, and I get to constantly be around Julia and Jefe, two people I can get along with all the time. I couldn't ask for a better situation, and I'm really, really happy. So if you want my number, ask and ye shall recieve.

I guess that's all for now.


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