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[16 Oct 2012|05:52pm]
i'm posting so that it'll say 2012 on my "calendar" on here. 11 years on livejournal. is that lame?
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addresses!!! [09 Dec 2007|10:24pm]
i need your addresses people! for my christmas cards!!!

you can email me! s.emily.venable@gmail.com

hope to hear from basically all of you!!! you know you want mail!
~mle
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hopes and dreams... shattered! [14 Jun 2007|03:01pm]
[ mood | depressed ]

life is over.


kelly clarkson cancelled her fall tour!!!

seriously... life = over!!!!
~mle

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[06 Jun 2007|12:35pm]
[ mood | aggravated ]

work is now blocking facebook and myspace...

it's up to ya'll to entertain me!!!
~mle

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and the world spins madly on. [25 Apr 2007|01:09am]
[ mood | hopeful ]

listening to the weepies makes me want to be a better person.

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master debater! [04 Apr 2007|09:25pm]
[ mood | accomplished ]

so apparently being on the speech and debate team in high school actually paid off!

i received a phonecall from nationwide credit on march 23rd regarding my american eagle account that i know for a fact i paid off completely with my tax refund. however AE reported to a debt collector that i still owed $50. i told this gentleman (we'll call him habib for now) that no, i did not in fact owe any money to this company and i would have to take it up with them. he proceeded to basicall berate me on the phone and tell me that if i did not pay that $50 right then that he would be forced to take further action. let's just say that thing weren't pretty for me from then on in that phonecall because it was "that time of the month" and i just SNAPPED! i, in not so many words, basically told him that he just ruined my entire weekend and blah blah blah... did i mention i was half screaming half sobbing at this point? i eventually had to hang up on him because he was basically yelling at me.

cut to a couple days later when while at work, i received a voicemail from habib that sounds so condecending and sarcastic that i just want to come through the phone and punch him in the balls. i barely made out the phone number to call him back at but just figured i'd let it go for now.

cut to tonight, i received a call, picked up the phone and who was at the other end?! HABIB! i said "sir, i do not owe any money to you therefore i am hanging up the phone" to which he said "DO NOT HANG UP THAT PHONE!" i said, "sir, i have to hang up the phone, i do not owe any money" and he just kept saying "if you don't pay us this $50 dollars right now i will dfajfaTHREATENING STUFFlkpdakpaka" and finally i just hung up. not even a minute later, he called back. i picked up the phone in a funny voice and he immedately said "give sarah the phone!" i said "no thank you" in the funny voice, and he said "give sarah the phone right now" and i just said "goodbye" in the funny voice. not even ONE MINUTE LATER he called back, and i rejected the call. half a minute later he called BACK, and left no voicemail again.

so i decided to call AE to figure things out but their credit dept. just transferred me right to nationwide without even letting me speak to a human. i eventually was able to put in this guys extension but some girl picked up with the same accent. i asked if i could have the first and last name of the gentleman at extension 2027. she gave me the first name (after she verified who i was) but refused to give me his last name. i said "ma'am, i can hear him talking to you, please give him the phone or give me his last name" she said "that's somebody else, the one you are trying to reach just left for the day" riiight, i heard the guy go "her name's sarah venable" and it was SO HIM! i said "oh, how convenient that he just walked out the door" she started getting loud with me saying "you don't need to speak to him, i can tell you right now that you owe money and you need to pay it right now" blah blah blah. i said "ma'am, i am taking that issue up with american eagle, what i am trying to accomplish now is getting that gentlemans first and last name so that my attorney (i.e. my father) can contact him about the harrasment he has committed" she just kept getting loud and finally some other guy picked up the phone and introduced himself as a credit manager. i explained to him that i was simply trying to get the contact information for "Agnel" (habibs real name) so that my attorney can submit a letter to the company concerning harassment commited by that man. this guy got the full story from me, including how i don't actually OWE any money to AE and yet i have received about 7 phone calls from Agnel (no last name as of yet). he explained to me that they do record all of these conversations and he would go back and review those tapes, i gave him the exact dates (even though he already had them), i told him i could provide him with my phone statement showing the frequency of my calls tonight after i had calmly stated to Agnel that i would be taking this matter up with American Eagle. he said that was not necessary, that when this checks out with the tapes that that gentleman will no longer be employed with nationwide credit (i feel like grace when she got the waiter fired on will and grace, only i am not going to hire this guy to work for me cause i feel bad only to find out he's dealing drugs out of my design studio) [/TANGENT!]

this guy in turn, took me out of their system so that the issue would just be with american eagle and said i will not be receiving any more phone calls from them. he gave me his first and last name, extensions, alternate ways to contact him. was terribly sorry about the very poor way in which i was treated by his employees and assured me he would look into this incident in detail. actually, he said the reason he took this phone call was because he overheard the woman getting loud with me on the phone and took the phone from her. so BOO YA SUCKA!!!!

my dad said that if i receive even half a phone call from that company then we are immediately filing a harassment lawsuit... he said they can be forced to pay up to $500 per phone call... tonight that would mean about $2000. i almost hope they call again. my dad says judges LOVE to stick it to debt collection agencies too!

so yes, my new favorite person is Sandy Jethani at nationwide credit because he didn't yell at me (even though i did start crying a little with him). that woman i spoke to can SUCK IT!!! i was very calm with her... way too calm actually. and she was just a BITCH! and Agnel... well let's just hope i never meet him in person because his balls will be torn off his body! oh well, he's going to be unemployed soon anyway... JUSTICE IS SERVED!

so yes, my speech and debate skills paid off. i stayed calm under pressure and fought for something i knew was right and WON!

YAY ME!!!

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what?! mle is updating?!?! [20 Dec 2006|10:14pm]
[ mood | content ]

What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
moved to sanford?

Did you keep your new year's resolutions and will you make more next year?
i don't know that i made any...

Did anyone close to you give birth?
pam at work did.

Did anyone close to you die?
brad's dad.

What was your biggest failure this year?
none really. i finally moved to orlando so all is well.

Did you suffer illness or injury?
pink eye, messed up both ankles pretty bad.

What was the best thing you bought?
plane tickets to D.C., michigan, and nyc!

Whose behavior merited celebration?
all of my friends have been amazing this year.

Whose behavior made you appalled and/or depressed?
names are bad.

What did you spend most of your spare cash on?
i wish i knew... target trips most likely.

What song will always remind you of 2006?
hello? destiny?

Happier or sadder?
most DEFINITELY happier now that i am out of bradenton!

Thinner or fatter?
ugh, mostly the same.

What do you wish you'd done more of?
slept? ;)

What do you wish you'd done less of?
eaten crappy (for me) food... spending money on STUPID shit!

How will you be spending Christmas?
bradentucky

Did you fall in love in 2006?
i wish.

How many one-night-stands?
none that i remember ;)

What was your favorite TV series?
project runway (GO KAYNE!), grey's anatomy, the bachelor (GO SADIE!)

Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
actually, no!

What was the last book you read?
oh LORD, i wish i had a good answer for this... i've only read magazines lately... maybe "without you" by anthony rapp

What was your greatest musical discovery?
WICKED!

What did you want and get?
to move to orlando

What did you want and not get?
a new car? a relationship.

What was your favorite film this year?
devil wears prada.

What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
financial freedom?

How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
jeans and target.

What kept you sane?
my friends and music

What celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
KELLY CLARKSON!

Who do you miss?
jamie kirk birrell.

Who was the best new person you met this year?
ALEX CORZO, ashley, kelly

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
don't dream it, be it. (well, i "learned" that YEARS ago... but i actually put it into practice this year)

or... "no day but today"

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[27 Nov 2006|08:00pm]
[ mood | nostalgic ]

so i have just learned that if ever i am having a shitty night, i just need to read my old entries from 2003... i was hilarious that year!

so many good memories! GO READ!
~mle

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[20 Oct 2006|07:37am]
[ mood | worried ]

so thanks to the monster headache i have had for 4 days now... i have to go for a CT scan today...

does that sound scary to anyone else?

~mle

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[30 Sep 2006|09:03am]
i will only have ONE phone as of next week. tmobile baby!

i am also switching to an orlando number.

407.733.8467!

call it, bitches!
~mle
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[09 Sep 2006|02:32pm]
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atlanta tomorrow! [01 Sep 2006|05:11pm]
i will be in ATLANTA tomorrow through monday!

anyone else? call me!!! 941.932.1937!

IKEA here i come!!!

~mle
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[15 Aug 2006|09:33pm]
my best friend from college... david williamson, just called me!

he's getting MARRIED in february!!!

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MARRIED!

that's the last of my straight male friends... they are ALL officially married as of that day!!!

i am so excited... vacation to virginia here i come!!!

(dc kids i will totally turn this into a visit for ya'll too!!!)

i almost started crying on the phone... i am such a girl!!! i have not seen him in 2.5 years... the wedding will be three years!!! SO EXCITED!!!

~mle
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jamie's coming to florida!!! [29 Jul 2006|11:55pm]
[ mood | ecstatic ]

that's right kids... my best friend in the entire world... jamie birrell is coming to FLORIDA for my birthday (aug. 27th, DUH!).

he will be here from aug. 25-28. everyone needs to meet him!!! i love this kid!!!!!!!

ticket is officially booked. JAMIE IS COMING TO VISIT!!!!!!!


can you tell i'm excited?!
~mle

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orlando roomate? [25 Jul 2006|06:35pm]
so i am in the market for a roomate ASAP!!! i need to have a place to live by sept. 1st so my parents and i can go to atlanta and get all the IKEA furniture for the house.

anyone know of ANYONE or ANYWHERE?! hell, does anyone know of a 1br or studio apartment for rent? i am kind of desperate at this point.

i hope SOMEONE can help! anyone?!
~mle
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'vic moves again! [30 Jun 2006|10:03pm]
my honda civic is officially packed to the BRIM!

orlando tomorrow!

anyone willing and able to help me unload my car will be my best friend! i have three bottles of booze in that stuff just waiting to be drank!

seriously, it won't be hard... how much stuff can a honda civic REALLY hold?!?!

love ya'll!
~mle
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i got glasses! [16 Jun 2006|11:32am]
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thanks to Manatee County with their medical reimbursement thingy i now have myself some PRADA eyeglasses! figures the only ACTUAL designer thing i own would be my glasses.

ya'll likes?
~mle
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st. pete pride anyone? [14 Jun 2006|08:39pm]
i just got this email from HRC...

Join HRC at Pride in St. Petersburg!

Saturday, June 24th

St. Pete Pride is just around the corner and needs volunteers to march in the Pride Parade and carry the HRC flag with HRC!

Parade down Central Ave. steps off at 10:00 AM.

Festival from 11:00-4:00 in Grand Central District Between 22nd & 28th Streets.

To volunteer, please email hrc@tampbay.rr.com with your name, phone number and email



LET'S DO THIS!!!
~mle
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i got the job!!! [12 Jun 2006|11:36am]
i will be starting at the seminole county clerks office on july 3rd (and then getting july 4th as a paid holiday).

goodbye, bradenton!
ORLANDO HERE I COME!!!!!
~mle
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[22 May 2006|09:12am]
okay seriously... how HOT is this store?!?!



damn. way to be, apple!


and is the LEAD STORY on cnn.com REALLY about a horse?! wow.
~mle
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cornerstone, florida! [11 May 2006|10:39pm]
cornerstone, florida starts tomorrow.

i am excited to get back into that environment! it's been TOO LONG since i've seen bands that i love so much.

bands i am stoked to see:
THE ROCKET SUMMER
Copeland
Sleeping at Last
Anberlin
Brandtson
Anam Cara
David Crowder Band
Relient K
Cool Hand Luke
Anathallo
Underoath
Band Marino
Lovedrug

i am SO EXCITED to finally get to see Sleeping at Last... i have loved them for a couple years now... i hope they are just as awesome live!

and it'll be good to see copeland again since i never feel like fighting with the crowds at their shows these days...

and it's ALWAYS a good time to see THE ROCKET SUMMER! i am still waiting to hear from seth on if they can get me in to the festival. we'll see!

let's hope this year is just as awesome as the previous two years!
~mle
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weekend pictures! [08 May 2006|08:11pm]
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check em out!!!

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[05 May 2006|04:42pm]


I GET TO GO!!!

my supervisor approved my leave request... so from december 15-19th i will be in LONDON, ENGLAND seeing idina menzel in WICKED with some of the most amazing people in the world (aka monica, nick, corzo, adam, bobby mills... and anyone else who wants to come!). i am so far beyond excited.

UNLIMITED, together we're UNLIMITED!!!!
~MLe
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[05 May 2006|04:29pm]
something BRIGHT GREEN just dropped out of the "sprinkler" above my desk onto a document...

i have officially decided that i need to go HOME!!!
~mle
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orlando bound! [28 Apr 2006|04:08pm]
leaving for orlando in half an hour!

tonight is an art show at DMAC to benefit kstan through Status!

tommorrow, help AJ move.. BAND MARINO tomorrow night!

sunday, Discovery in the AM and gay softball in the afternoon!!!

i love my weekends!

call me to hang out!
941.932.1937!
~mle
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I WON!!!!! [13 Apr 2006|01:59pm]
I JUST WON MARGARET CHO TICKETS FOR TONIGHT!!!!

HOLY CRAP!!! go check margaret cho's myspace blog... i won!!!

firestone, tonight!

michael collins, CALL ME!!!
~mle
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me, on ellen!!! [04 Apr 2006|10:10pm]
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see the red hair and arms up right above the UNIVERSAL ORLANDO globe on the bottom left, that's me... see ellen up at the top there with the super soaker! yeah... that's ME and ELLEN in the same frame!

i am so famous! ;)
~mle
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[03 Apr 2006|11:07pm]
[ mood | grateful ]

"so let your love, cover me.
like a pair of angel wings.
you are, my family.
you are my family."



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[28 Mar 2006|08:14pm]
Step 1: Put your MP3 player or whatever on random.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 20 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing the song.
Step 3: Post and let everyone you know guess what song and artist the lines come from.
Step 4: Strike out the songs when someone guesses correctly.
Step 5: Looking them up on Google or any other search engine is CHEATING!

1. You were the mother, with three girls so sweet.
2. I am a sentimental man, who always longed to be a father.
3. We were above, You were standing underneath us, We were not yet lovers
4. I know exactly how you feel, you were this close to closing deals now
5. God bless the daylight, the sugary smell of springtime.
6. and i will flail, under these lights. that seep down from the bitter sky tonight.

7. What else in this room, reminds me of you.
8. I'm doing this tonight, you're prolly gonna start a fight.
9. Your hands didn't move, well neither did mine.
10. Hear the sound of the falling rain coming down like an armageddon flame
11. There's a tear in the fabric of your favorite dress and i'm sneaking glances.
12. Slide your feet create the shock, touch another watch it pop.
13. stand up, you've got to manage.
14. here's the thing, we started out friends.
15. I've got a cupboard with cans of food.
16. I ran into your best friend today twelve nights since you ran away
17. would it take a bakers dozen to get my point to you?
18. the moon hangs like the blade of an axe tonight.

19. well our friends on the front porch, well they're telling jokes
20. i saw you there last night, standing in the dark, you were acting so in love, with your hand upon his heart.
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without you... [16 Mar 2006|10:23am]
i just revamped my background at work!

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i love my friends! ya'll are seriously my life! without you... nothing!

~mle
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