My name is Anthony. I live in New Jersey. I work overnight as a stocker, not to be confused with stalker. I have a wonderful girlfriend, two awesome cats, two fun rats (yes, yes, rats), and even two clumsy mice. I like music - I listen to anything. Literally, anything. I also like nature, football, traveling, technology, food, and many other things.


A couple sentences about each of my pets…

Scarlet is a crazy cat. She loves going batshit crazy at the oddest times, but she’s also super sweet and cuddles like a dog. 

Maxine is the sweetest cat, she loves sleeping in laundry baskets, trying to sound like birds when they go by the window, is an expert at playing with string, and extremely sweet and cuddly. 

Dizzee is my baby. He’s a year and a half old as a rat, and that’s a little over half his life. He’s a sweetheart, he loves to nibble and lick and likes any kind of food. He gets along with any other rat, which is rare to see as a quality in rats.

Sebastian is a huge sweet lump. He is independent and hearty, but don’t let it fool you, he’s as sweet as can be. He doesn’t act like most other rats, which is why we think he was originally a wild rat when he was a baby. He loves to cuddle and will go wherever you want to go with him.

Simon and Chester are our mice. Mice don’t have as much personalities as rats, but they never bite and are as sweet as can be. They’re siamese and they’re brothers so they’re always caught cuddling with each other… Under their pyramid we got them when they were younger. They’re over a year old, which is pretty old for mice. But they’re sweethearts.

The rest of them we don’t know as well, but as they get older, we will.

Theodore is a very relaxed rat, enjoys rubs and sweet foods. He loves his brother, Oliver, who is very skittish but a cuddlebug. Cecil is very hyper and loves to run around the cage and cuddle with everyone, but he also likes to cuddle and give nibbles. Benson is more nervous and shy, but he’s so gentle you can’t help but love him.

All our rats enjoy grooming each other and our fingers, as they nibble our nails and lick your hands. They all get along very well, they are already a close-knit group. You never know who you’ll see cuddling together next, because they always switch where they cuddle. 

They’re all freaking adorable.

random thoughts to clear my mind

I love food too much. And soda. I love having animals in my apartment, they’re amazing little creatures. I should be cleaning the apartment but i have no motivation, which seems to always be the case. i love watching football and football news. i wanna spend more time out in nature but im not gonna, we all know that. i need a massage. i wanna travel more. i wish i cared more about my job than i do, especially since it pays the bills. but i do work my butt off at it. i wish i knew my current town more, 

im watching TLC and eating ice cream. what is this. lol

i work later tonight which is awesome. getting my car fixed for tomorrow. i wanna make a really good meal for my girlfriend but i suck at cooking. 

i want chicken parm. 

my girlfriend is so effing beautiful.

i love fall weather, i live for it. i love my girlfriend so fucking much and i dont show her nearly enough. i love my pets a lot, they are adorable. i love sleep but hate how it often makes it extremely tough to get out of bed. i love soda but it’s so terrible for you but i just can’t stop drinking it. i love driving but not when my car is crapping on itself. i like being social, it’s who i am. i wish i was more motivated to do simple day to day tasks. i rather focus on big tasks but unless i get the small tasks done, the big tasks wont get done either. i like my job but my coworkers get on my nerves too often. i love music. i love movies and books but i never get the chance to do either anymore. i love naps. i love taking a shower but i often overthink too much. i have an addiction to spending money, even if it is a small amount. i have an addiction to going out to eat too. i often want to drink or smoke but know that if i do itll just, in the long run, make things worse. once in a while drinking’s fine i guess. i love cinnamon whisky. i love football and the excitement i get about it.

i want to show my girl that i remember so many things about her and our relationship but i’m an idiot and dont know how to. i want to be cute to make her happy and to make her have butterflies in her stomach but im not very good at that anymore.

i dont feel like im doing much right anymore, i let the apartment get too dirty. i half ass at my job. i dont sleep when i know i should, even though theres no point for me to stay up. i couldnt keep off the 80 pounds when i lost it over a yr ago and now im back to the same weight i was.

i feel bad and guilty too often which just makes everything harder. when i wake up i usually dont feel rested enough or i feel too rested and it kills me. i wish i could pay the bills and have some left over for debts and savings.

i miss west virginia, i miss cali, i miss arizona, i miss the beach. i even miss the city/apartment complex i lived in last year. only because it’s a part of my past and i try to remember the good things about each. i miss my mom but shes coming up later this month with my best friend/cousin adam… so im sure ill be sick of them after they come up. but i still miss them. 

i like planning more than i like executing plans. i wanna sleep outside more often but theres too many bugs and weather is unpredictable. i want to take care of my health better but im always constantly feeling uneasy, pessimistic, down, so i turn to food to make me feel better.

i often have to catch my breath. i often breathe weird when i sleep. my wrist hurts from carpal tunnel. i’m always stiff from the job i have. i hate being a mild insomniac. i feel like i always have something to say but dont have the words for it. i feel like a failure often.  

this is me and my brain.

strawberrynargles:

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rukafais:

demonic-lionfish:

astrodidact:

This Tree Is Growing 40 Different Kinds Of Fruit At Once
This single (and quite colorfully blossoming) tree grows 40 different varieties of peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and even almonds — but just how does it do it?
It does it through the process of chip grafting. After sculptor Sam Van Aken bought a failing orchard in upstate New York full of hundreds of different fruit trees, he began the pain-staking process of grafting several of the different varieties together into one tree. Six years later, the result is this 40-fruit bearing tree, which includes some heirloom varieties that are centuries old.
Image: Sam Van Aken
http://io9.com/this-tree-is-growing-40-different-kinds-of-fruit-at-onc-1608917128

Wahhhhhh GMOs are bad wahhhhhhh

this tree is an overachiever

more like an overa-TREE-vier

If they don’t call this the “Fruit Salad Tree” I’m gonna scream

strawberrynargles:

icelands-fridge:

rukafais:

demonic-lionfish:

astrodidact:

This Tree Is Growing 40 Different Kinds Of Fruit At Once

This single (and quite colorfully blossoming) tree grows 40 different varieties of peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and even almonds — but just how does it do it?

It does it through the process of chip grafting. After sculptor Sam Van Aken bought a failing orchard in upstate New York full of hundreds of different fruit trees, he began the pain-staking process of grafting several of the different varieties together into one tree. Six years later, the result is this 40-fruit bearing tree, which includes some heirloom varieties that are centuries old.

Image: Sam Van Aken

http://io9.com/this-tree-is-growing-40-different-kinds-of-fruit-at-onc-1608917128

Wahhhhhh GMOs are bad wahhhhhhh

this tree is an overachiever

more like an overa-TREE-vier

If they don’t call this the “Fruit Salad Tree” I’m gonna scream

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