Well, events are in that are conspiring to make me feel good. Bastards. ;)
First off, I have this chick I talked to last night, who turned out to be pretty cool, and who told me repeatedly how attrractive I was, and who was disappointed that I had a fiancee. I guess there just aren't many guys like me out there. That's right, ladies, I'm quite spoken for.
Secondly, I got mail last night from someone I'd never met, and have absolutely no connection to, saying they had seen my icons and were really impressed, and could I do an icon and a couple banners for them. WILD...how cool is that? Easy graphics, too.
Add to that the fact that I have FINALLY gotten paid for the first contract I did. The second payment should be coming along in a week or so, which is also a plus. I have to say, though, as a graphic artist, there is nothign quite as cool as seeing the logo you created on the envelope's letterhead and in the check's watermark as well. THAT rocked my fuckin' socks.
You know, it's gotta be funny to see me on the phone sometimes. I tend to adopt the speech patterns of whoever I'm on the phone with, so you never know how I'll sound. And I find that I get very expressive on the phone...
...for instance, my mom called me yesterday. As soon as I realized who it was, I just slumped...and mostly paced around thehouse, making various hand gestures inplying my desire to not be in that convo. Did I mention that she is coming out to see me this summer, with my brother? Oh, joy and rapture...not.
On the other hand, I just got off the phone with my Dad...tottally different, right from the get-go. At my 'hello', he calls out "Hey, dickweed!" to which I responded "Hey, motherfucker, how ya doin'?". LMAO...what else could I say?
So if you ever happen to be present when I get a phone call...be ready for a show.