Bikes and Boys

Well, I took the Watanabe to Bicycle Michaels so I can get the rear triangle widened to accept a standard non-NJS rear wheel. I’m also getting the tracks ends filed to accept a standard 10mm axle.

I can’t wait to get it back from them. I’m ordering wheels from IRO Cycles and getting various other parts from various other places.

So far it’s looking like this: Silver ITM Open 800 Stem, same Black IRO Wheels as my IRO, same Nitto B123 Drop bars as my IRO, haven’t decided on cranks yet.

Well, dinner went well. Then again, the last time it went well I didn’t hear from him for 6 months. lol

It was fun. I like him. I’m leaving it at that for now.

My neurotic mind is now comtemplating calling or e-mailing him, but should I wait? I think waiting is stupid, but if everyone suggests it, maybe it’s the best thing to do? Uhg. I really, really, really, hate dating. Especially when you’re just starting to get to know someone. I think this is supposed to be the exciting part. I’ll just replay different senarios in my head until I can’t take it anymore and then e-mail him. Then, I’ll stress over how I should have called. :/

How The Past Catches Up To Us. But In A Good Way

So I log into the other night to see who’s on. I don’t get online much at home anymore, so I haven’t been chatting that much. So anyway I’m lurking the other night and I get a message from a guy I met a few months ago. He says he didn’t call me back because he was involved when we first met and didn’t want to mess that up. Anyway, we’re going out to dinner this weekend and I’m really excited. Good for me. :)

Cute Boys Rule

Spent some time with a new friend last night and this morning before he went home to New York this afternoon. Sucks to see him go, but I’m certainly glad we got to hang out. I showed him around the breeches and some of what happened to the city during the storm. Kind of a weird “date” but oh well.. it’s post Katrina… these are weird times. I got his e-mail and he said he may be coming back in April – not to mention I may be going to D.C./New York sometime in the near future. It’d be fun to have him show me around the Big Apple a bit.

Also I got some new toys with my FEMA money. Things I’ve been wanting forever, but never had the gumption or the resources to get. I got a 30gig iPod video (yes, I put porn on it.. what other video do I have on my hard drive? I’m thinking of ripping Grey Gardens to carry around with me. lol)

I also got a Holga medium format camera. I’ve been wanting one for a while and decided that $20 isn’t so much for something that can make me happy. I’m also getting a Nikon F3 and finally getting my dad’s Minolta SRT100 fixed.

I feel bitten by the photography bug again. Thank you Katrina.