The Palangi Files
Its been so long...
Friends family and loved ones that I'm not even sure where to begin!
I've been dreaming about this post for a while. I noticed that the last time that I actually wrote anything was like almost 6 months ago. I guess I should fill everyone in on why I haven't gotten things going sooner and explain just what the heck happened. I mean, I know that this website was on the regular rotational list for a lot of work-killing-time/looking-for-tips-and-hints-for-my-peace-corps-service-before-i-start-list. I used to be beautiful. What the hell happened to me!
Alright so I went back to the states in December and just did absolutely no writing or updating whatsoever. I just basically sat on my ass, gained nearly 12 pounds from doing so and dellighted in the warming friendiness and familiness of being home. So I got back to Tonga around January 14th or somewhere sometime in between and learned that my webhost (http://www.onmatrix.com - which, of course should no longer work) went out of business and stole three years of my pre-paid money with them. Dude didn't even have the cajones to email me and let me know he was stealing my money and taking my site off-line. Actually, I didn't even mind the site getting taken down, it was the fact that I lost a bunch of the my stuff like pictures and programming work It made me very, very sad.
So that happenend and it set me back for quite some time. I decided that I didn't really have the money to pay for webhosting again and asked for the aid of my buddy drakeage to hook me up with some spizzle and some free hosting. Z' Drake most definitely did and hooked me up big-big he did. However, by this time, I was in love with a new operating system: This OS is knows as DA LINUX. Particuarly Fedora Core 3. I started looking at some projects that I wanted to get involved in and I wanted to run my stuff all on Linux, like my busted arse laptop. So instead of fixing my stuff at my buddy's site, I started rewriting the site from windows to Linux, which, of course in Tongan Time set me back lahi aupito. So I guess that's where I am now.
In between these brief minor technicalities some big stuff has happened to to me. For example, I started dating a hottie! I'm not going to say who, but we've been chilling for 6 months now and its going pretty well. She's very hairy and most definitely a drunk, but she's nice and she makes eggs and bacon and knows how to river dance, like this guy:
Actually, I don't know why I give river dancers so much crap. They're generally very good dancers and, like me and whiskey, have a very irish heritage. Alright so what else. Ummm... I learned some very powerful lessons about christianity and hypocrisy, but those are fun stories for another time. Actually, most of my recent stories are not very happy at all. I've had a very difficult, very hard last 6 months and I will slowly but surely recall each of these stories during the next few months/weeks/etc.
In fact, since returning to Tonga I've been pretty much ready to go back to the states. I don't know though. I am an emotional rollercoaster. Each day is a suprise and more and more wild than the next for the most part. Alright. I guess that's good enough for a return post. I have a lot more work to do to the site before I can get it up and working again, but this should be a pretty good start.
I'll write some more funny, happy, good things later and keep you posted on the goings on here in the Kingdom of Tonga.
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