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Wednesday, August 17, 2005


Hey guys... sry I haven't updated in a million years been busy... Yale was awesome and now I am in PR... I hope everyone is having a good summer... be sure to post in suffield kids and let us know how your summer is going... and invite more people... i want to keep this community alive or else I may just have to shut it down and I don't want to have to do that... i want to keep this a place for lj users of suffield to connect and communicate and share each others ljs, etc.

keep in touch guys!

(get on a cow)

Thursday, July 7, 2005

3:22PM - {so whats it like to start life all over... }

Hey, kids!

Congrats to everyone who graduated! I went, and cheered you all on. Definetely loved how the speaker (can't recall the man's name) claimed he wasn't going to say much, then proceeded to ramble for awhile.

Got some carnival goodness coming up, with built-in explosives. Fun, ne?

WINDSOR LOCKS FIREMEN'S CARNIVAL -- July 7th, 8th, 9th --> Believe the fireworks are the 7th (tonight). I'm going to it tonight, anyone else in?

SUFFIELD FIREMEN'S CARNIVAL -- July 14th, 15th, 16th --> Fireworks are the 15th at 9:30. It is a fact of life that I'm at least going to see the fireworks, then rushing to Barnes & Noble afterwards.

And, for the nerdy-section..
HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE by J. K. Rowling -- July 16th --> I'm going at midnight to get it from Barnes & Noble. If anyone else is going, then feel free to join my friend and I for a game of chess. We're going directly after the SFC-fireworks, and will be there for a good two hours, playing chess.

Hope you're all having a great summer, and hope to see some of you at the Suffield Firemen's Carnival!
P.S.: If you're a Star Wars fan, or just in need of some laughs, check out iharthdarth. It is good stuff XD

Current mood: meh..

(2 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Thursday, June 16, 2005


Hay is avery one rady to graduat. Congradylations to all of the class of 2005! We mad it, we are out of hear!
Some woreds of advis to all
1) Dreem of a life that you wont to live then go out and live it to the folist.
2) talk if you may, walk if you can, run if you must. But if all els fales defend your self!
3) To have a friend you must be a friend, and to keep a friend be willing to bend over back words for them!
4) to get what you wont out of life you have to willing to work for it, the good life will not be handed to you on a silver plater!
5) Live your life one day at a time, and injoy the now because there mite not be a tomarow after all.
congradulations to every one!!!!!!!!!!

Current mood: accomplished

(get on a cow)

Monday, June 13, 2005

7:12PM - { keep your head up straight... }

It is the last week of school!

Yearbook Picnic today, then finals the rest of the week.
You lucky duck Seniors are exempt if you have "A"s. If they did the same for Juniors, I'd probably only be taking three exams.

Just wanted to see how everyone is, and wish you all luck in your finals!
I'll see you all at graduation on Saturday -- the majority of my friends are Seniors, so I'm going to see them off.

Have a good last week! XD

Current mood: hyper

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Wednesday, May 25, 2005


So how is avery one. Is any one going to the consered tomarow besids thowes of us that are in it. IT is at 7:30pm in the atutorumi tried out for the speech for my graduation to day. i hope i get it!

Current mood: and exsieded

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Sunday, May 22, 2005


well prom sucked big time i had no fun at all. the only boy that paed atenchin to me was the smeelisdt in school. i am friend with him but i dont like him like that at all. i did not think that i was that bad looking or un populer at all, but i ges i am. but i will be out of this school in less then a moth, and i am glad a bout that.

Current mood: annoyed

(8 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Thursday, May 19, 2005

8:28PM - { OMFGYEI XD }

Hey, all!

Don't know about everyone else, but I am really excited. My table is going to rock the Prom -- Table 11. If you see a bunch of people playing BS or Asshole or something like that, its my table.

Everyone else getting psyched up? Are you all leaving at 12?

Have fun, all! I will see you there, whilst living on the dance floor.

Current mood: giddy

(4 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Sunday, May 15, 2005


Does any one go on hear at all?

Current mood: bored

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Thursday, May 12, 2005

10:15PM - Welcome :-)

Welcome jen_crandall and coldrainynight!!!

I apologize for the delayed welcome... I have just been super busy with finals but now they are over and finished... and I am done with Saint Joseph College for another semester and I am officially a college junior and a month off before I head off to Yale School of Medicine for my internship/program. I am sort of nervous and excited. :/ :) (random side note they should have easy insertable lj smilies)

bring in more friends, we need more members!!!

if anyone is interested in being a moderator/ co-maintainer of this community please let me know

(2 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Thursday, April 28, 2005

6:24AM - so here i go, i'm back again..

Hey, all! Before I do the usual - upcoming events - has anyone here ever played the game Mau? I want to find someone who knows the game well to play with.

AP TESTS - Ah, AP tests! What fun! Take the class, then get forced to pay $82 for a test that you may not even pass to possibly get college credit. Fun. Is anyone else taking them? Has anyone here taken them? I'm taking the U.S. History one myself on the 6th, and I know sorrowneptune is taking the Psychology one. Anyone else?

SAT TEST - Possibly just me, but, because god hates me, the SAT is May 7th, of course it is the day after my AP test. Wee. Am I the only one here still taking them, or will anyone else be taking that one? It is the new one, complete with 2400 points, and essay, but sans analogies, which I was good at.

PROM - The so-called "event of the season". May 20th - Chez Josef - and apparently tickets are $50. Again. Are any other of you going? Have you made all your plans yet? Mine are basically done, save for hemming ye olde prom dress and figuring out what in the world to do with my hair.

Glad to see everyone is more-or-less posting, and that you all seem to be doing fine.
For everyone taking AP or SAT or ACT - GOOD LUCK!
For everyone going to Prom - See ya there!

Current mood: sleepy

(4 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Monday, April 25, 2005


to day at school i was so bored. To day was my first full day in a relly long time. I hope thing stat to pick up soom!

Current mood: bored

(get on a cow)

Sunday, April 24, 2005


Name: Jennifer Crandall
Age: 18
How many years have you been living in Suffield?: I lived there 2 years and now live in Ellington, I still go to the school.
Favorite thing about Suffield: that it is quiet
Least favorite thing about Suffield: that some of the kids are rely mean to me and will not give me a chains to fit in
Favorite Color: pink
Hobbies: TaeKwon-Do
Most Embarrassing Moment: I do not rely have one I stick to my self for the most part.
Something Interesting About Yourself:

(get on a cow)

Monday, April 18, 2005

2:17PM - So Who Here Likes To Write?

I don't know about you guys, but I love to write poetry and I started a livejournal community where people can post their own poetry and people can post reviews. Some people have already joined and are now addicted to writing poems!
We really need members to get the community started and running like it should.
If you already are a livejournal user, all you need to do is go to the site and join -- no approval needed! If you don't have one, you can sign up for free. Also, the community is free of charge!
C'mon guys, help out a fellow Suffield-er!
Here's the link:

Current mood: cheerful

(get on a cow)

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

6:03PM - What stage are you???

I felt this was worth sharing with everyone...

Stages of LiveJournal, by way of passengerpigeon

Stages of LiveJournal

LiveJournals, you see, change in clearly defined ways which correlate to your "Friends" and "Friends of" numbers.

Stage one: Larval
Friends: 0-20
Friends of: 0-10
This stage begins at the moment you make your first awkward post talking about the fact that you're talking to the universe about your private thoughts. Everybody goes through this; it's when you're still not sure whether the thought of a LiveJournal is a real thought. People who abandon LJ generally abandon it in this stage.
If, however, you don't give up, eventually you will grow accustomed to the mechanics and idea of LiveJournals, and your counters will grow in response as your posts adapt to their environment. This leads to...

Stage two: Representational
Friends: 10-40
Friends of: 5-30
At this point your journal is still mostly a running description of your life, talking about the things you're talking about, afraid of the things you're afraid of, and such like. It's a journal in the clearest sense of the word.
This is an easy stage to stop in; it's comfortable, like having five to thirty pen pals. Generally it ends only when one decides, typically in an act inspired by the examples of friends in later LJ stages, to deliberately stylize and color the content of one's journal, adding the element of art to life. This necessitates a rather larger commitment to LiveJournal, inasmuch at it becomes a simultaneous medium and audience, and a resulting dramatic increase in your counters:

Stage three: Formal operational
Friends: 25-60
Friends of: 20-45
The art journal. These are always exciting and fun; the work done is generally superior, the audience generally enthralled, and the artist generally feels a strong sense of connection with the art; after all, it's their life, right? Or at least it's grown out of it. During this time a user can establish idioms, self-perceptions and styles of design that may last indefinitely.
This is a great stage; sadly, it can rarely last too long, because art attracts observers. The committed LiveJournalist (as well they should be committed to get to this point) will gain truly abstract numbers of friends, leading inevitably to a point where checking one's friends page can be done neither weekly nor daily but even hourly if one is not to devour immense quantities of writing in single sittings.

Stage four: Subnormal
Friends: 40-90
Friends of: 40-80
LiveJournal's got under your skin. By this point you almost certainly have a paid account, you post once every fifteen minutes and spend fourteen of the next fifteen writing, and you display in every other characteristic and action a severe dependency on online communities. This can be bad. But, as long as you keep to your fix it's probably safe enough, although other activities may suffer. Posts in this section generally rely and expand on the character established in previous stages, though there is usually a wild subliminal understanding of the horror of the addiction buried in the subtexts of even the shortest posts.
This is another common stopping place, although it's exhausting to maintain. With proper access to the Internet, though, it can be managed; however, if the counters grow much larger, you may reach a point where not even your entire wealth of spare time will suffice to read everything you need to read to keep abreast. At this point one last threshold is crossed.

Stage five: Final
Friends: 80 and up, often to ridiculous numbers
Friends of: 70 and so on
Once one reaches acceptance of their incapacity to deal with the LiveJournal they so timidly created four stages ago, a certain attitude of detachment can be noted in their posts. Freed of the daemon sucking away their time, they may show new interests in many things, take up new hobbies, or finish pet projects; however, nobody will ever know about it, because they won't talk about anything much on LiveJournal any more, or if they do, they'll be quite aware of how little it really matters. Whether or not any escape is possible from this stage is not known.

And of course there will always be exceptions.

I think that I was Formal Operational at one point but due to my inactivity on LJ because of school and my busy life I have went back to Representational stage because I have seemed to have lost a lot of LJ friends and I may be doing an LJ cut because I like my LJ friends to be somewhat active but in the past I might have even been described as being in the Subnormal stage.

What stage are you?

Current mood: working

(4 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Sunday, March 20, 2005

11:31AM - conversations alone...


Today is the first day of Spring, and, irony of ironies, it is suppose to snow/rain tonight, giving us a "slushy accumulation".
Easter is a week from today, and we get this Friday off from school. Then again, we have a week off from school coming up for April 18th through the 22nd, which should be fun.

Anyone have anything fun planned for Easter?
As to my family, I honestly have no idea what we're doing for Easter, but hopefully it'll be entertaining.

Current mood: cold

(2 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Friday, March 18, 2005

9:52AM - DUN DUN DUN. . . .

what is everyone doing this weekend?? Anyone going to the VOLLEYBALL MARATHON??

Current mood: bored

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

4:28PM - Exotica?

As an artist of Suffield High School, I thought I should post this, since it's been bothering me for awhile now.

The photography class last half was allowed to place their best pictures in the display cases in the High School. Unlike the works of Lisa Muscarella, Samantha Ridley, and Sara Shea, the display case in the 600s hallway, put together by Janna Haig and Chris Bromson, was mainly full shall I put this...promiscuous photography. They call it 'exotica,' a mixture of the terms 'exotic' and 'erotica.' This display people with their faces painted, Chris Bromson with no shirt on, and a group of senior girls groping Chris Bromson's body, along with other wild photography.

Mrs. Peerless, the art teacher, says "Some people have found it offensive...but it's still art...I think..."

And there has been a claim that some photos were taken down courtesy of Mr. Jones and other that were a bit more suitable were replaced...

In my opinion, techincally it can be considered art, but I think something of that caliber should be in schools. I'm surprised no parents have called in complaining. After all, anything that has to do with sex is a no-no in schools, not anything that isn't briefly touched upon in Life Ed.

What do you guys think?

Current mood: disturbed

(2 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Monday, February 21, 2005

5:58PM - February Break?! We need more members.

Do you guys have February Break this year? It used to be unheard of back in my secondary and muddle school days? I was just wondering if the board of education ever let you guys have a break.

Guys we need more people in here... this community is barely alive... i know I have sucked as a maintainter but yeah... invite your LJ friends... we need more people!

Hope to see at least 5 new LJ members in this community with in a week. Everyone get at it!

(4 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Sunday, February 13, 2005

10:08AM - and the life we spent...

hey, all! sorry to nix Lana's Valentine's Day post, so if you want to check that out, just scroll down.

i was wondering if anyone knew where i could find clothes from the 1920's, or clothes that look like it. i have a project to do this Wednesday for my AP History class in which i must dress as a person from the 1920's and get interviewed. my person is Mary Pickford, which should be fun, but i need to find some clothes that she'd concievably wear.

so if you know of any place that sells 20's-esque clothes, or a place that sells the picture hats, comment here or in my LJ [dramaticpirate].

thanks for reading! i hope you have a good weekend [whats left of it, at least] & have a good Valentine's Day, whether or not you have a Valentine.

Current mood: sleepy

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

Tuesday, February 8, 2005

1:40PM - Hey!

OMGosh! I just really happy cause cat said she would ask joey for his number, for me. AHHHHHH! So if that's why your wondering why i am not in a depressed mood that is why.

So Ya'll what are Ya'll doin for valentine's day. I say all us single people get together and have an orgie. J/P J/P J/P!!!!!!!!!!! No offence guys but, no thanks. Bet ya got all excited there too. LOL! So valentines weekend is this weekend. If anyone would like to go out that be cool, guy or girl.... you know with the girl it would just be friends (sorry, i dont swing that way). Of course with a guy it could be just friends too. I am not really looking for anyone right now. ::your thoughts: wait didn't she just say she was happy about joey?:: Yes i did say i was happy about joey but I need someone that i can settle down with for a while. You know what i mean? I am not sure if joey is that kind of guy. So if a single guy or girl wants to go out because they hate this holiday and no will ask them out or they want to go out on a date (preferebly a guy, cause as i said i dont swing that way). Just gimmie a holler!

And if no one writes back to me i dont mind, I hope you have a happy V-DAY!

Current mood: Love is in the air!

(1 rode off into the wilderness | get on a cow)

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