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Hi-hi-hi~ How's everyone doing?

I find myself in something of an odd mood-- all restlessness with no direction. I've gotten up to walk around and then come back to this five times already and will probably do so a few more times before I'm through. I'm possessed of the feeling that I want to do something but I'm not sure what. Which is weird on its own, because there is plenty that I could be doing-- even should be doing. Even typing this up is tinged with weirdness; I had the urge to post, I have things I'd like to post about, yet I can't get my thoughts straight enough for anything more than, well, this. Idk.

So, um. Some stuff I've been up to:

-Not practicing my Spanish. For, like, a week.
-Setting back my sleep schedule so that I wake up in the morning. No idea how this happened, but it's a trip.
-Enticing my siblings into reading Animorphs. If only I had any of the books still on-hand...
-Getting my two youngest cats snipped.
-Thinking hard about cleaning my room and then not doing it.
-Staring at my (no longer really) new bookcase like it's a blank canvas that can be ruined by actually putting my books (or, y'know, the shelves) on it.
-Opening Word to type out some story ideas only to close blank documents with much dramatic sighing.
-Finally watching Wreck-It Ralph and Rise of the Guardians. I have so many feelings, you guys, I can't even tell you. Throw some talking points at me, someone?
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For the second time in two days! Whoo! Now being able to sit in my own room and whine about my troubles at my own leisure, I present to you, Hal and Al's Harrowing Adventure! (or, HAHA!)

Cut because I'm long-winded )

That tale's been told, on to miscellaneous pet news:

I've talked before about my snake, Isis, and how very much she loves to escape her tank and hide out for however long it take us to find her again. I last posted about finding her hiding in a closet in mid-December. What I failed to update about two weeks later was that she escaped again. I bring this up now because we found her two days ago. Yes, really. She was a few houses down in my brother's friends' yard. Yes, really. She's home and doing well now-- under much stricter surveillance and in a much more heavily reinforced tank, as you can imagine-- although we weren't sure what to think when she was first found. She hasn't eaten the rat we got her, but it's always been her habit to let her food hang out for a day or two before eating it, so I'm not sure whether that's something to worry about.

I don't know what the deal is, but Gremlin has been really aggressive lately. I first noticed it in how she treats the stray tom that hangs around on our steps, and that didn't surprise me too much; she has a lot of feelings about new animals on her territory. However, I've also noticed that she's been taking swipes at Surrey and Scamp when they've done nothing to provoke her except walk past her. Not to say this behavior is entirely out of her norm, but she's been doing it far more often than usual. There have been no problems between her and us people, though, aside from her occasional weird cat moods. I'm not sure what to think of it.

To close: I GOT NEW HAMSTERS! I wasn't sure I wanted to get more hamsters after Theo, even though I knew I wanted some kind of small and probably furry animal, but I couldn't resist after seeing them at the pet shop. They're a couple of robo hamsters I've named Nut and Bolt. Tiny little guys, and hard to hold onto, but I look forward to hand-training them. I was planning to get a scorpion as well while I was there, but decided against it after talking with the salesman. Tatiana's old tank isn't as suitable as I'd thought it would be, especially for an emperor in a house with cats. Maybe next time, when I'm better prepared for it.

Finishing this post off on a fangirling note: Has anyone else seen the leaked first episode of Legend of Korra? OMG, CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS SHOW.

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