May 26th, 2022 @ 8:48 am
some girls want diamonds, purses, shoes w red bottoms…
…i just want game 6 tickets to NYR playoff games.
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May 26th, 2022 @ 8:48 am
some girls want diamonds, purses, shoes w red bottoms…
…i just want game 6 tickets to NYR playoff games.
♥ aren’t i worth it? ♥
May 16th, 2022 @ 10:18 am
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THE BREADMAN DID IT BABY… ONTO ROUND 2 and the canes!!!
listen to that garden… i wish i was there.
i can’t believe we came back from a 3-1 series deficit, but we did it… again.
The New York Rangers are the first team in Stanley Cup Playoff history to record three consecutive comeback wins in elimination games within the same series pic.twitter.com/a9MOd1Bkcj
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) May 16, 2022
January 8th, 2022 @ 12:33 am
sooooooooo, super fun shit… i have a bone spur in my cervical spine area and it’s pinching a nerve, which is making my forearm and fingers tingly. i have to have an MRI done and take ‘roids this week, and depending on how the steroids go, i might have to look into surgery.
WOO, 2022 is off to a great start!
i have two things to do this month socially and i REALLY am hoping i don’t come across this shite covid variant along the way. i have lundqvist’s retirement ceremony and then i’m going to the rangers/kraken game a couple of days later. i’m still very picky and choosy about what i’m doing socially, and the only things i reeeeeeally bend for are hockey and concerts (aside from the like, four friends i occasionally see within either my home or theirs, and they’re just as cautious as i am).
i was feeling “safer” at shows especially bc you have to have proof of vaccination, and i’d like to think a lot of my like-minded punk community wouldn’t be gross and use fakes (i tested both times after shows where i was in a pit). now, i don’t know anymore. i wish more places would require an actual app and both doses and/or a negative test or booster requirement. isn’t that how we’re going to beat it? fuck those one dose folks for now…
kristen and i have tickets to see cursive/thursday this month but i feel like it might get cancelled. we also have glassjaw in march, which i also think might get pushed.
this is so fucking depressing… but i mean, if i have a busted neck, wtf does it matter anyway?
September 23rd, 2015 @ 11:34 am
that shithole of a season, summer, is finally gone! in the excitement of it all, i treated myself (and my seester) to a new mikey/halloween scarf! i almost bought the sweater, but then reminded myself that i fucking hate regular sweaters… also: it was $85 – FUCKKK outta here. although $40 is kind of pricey for a scarf, it’s also something i’ll wear A LOT during the winter, and the quality/length is awesome (giggity)… most definitely worth it.
also upon us: HOCKEY SEASON.
i made steve hang these sweet little floating shelves for our small/random hockey shit. i figured it all being near the little sign that i made was pretty appropriate. it’s also the thin space between windows, so it filled it perfectly. our lil living room is getting cuter and cuter by the day (and cluttered – need more bookshelves!).
i’m dying to get the halloween stuff up in the apartment, but i want to wait until october 1st. it’s still hot out there, and doesn’t truly feel like fall just yet anyway.
🙂 this season makes me feel so refreshed and happy. new wonderful things have been aligning at the same time, which is wonderful *thank you, universe!*. >:) old friends keep popping up, creativity has been flowing, strolling around aimlessly for hours in cool autumn weather is upon us, hoodies, road trips, warm lattes, cold beer with warm pretzels, hockey, ahhhhh! i love love love it! i only wish that it lasted as long as our miserable NYC winters do… 🙁
halloween 1978 scarf: [buy it here]
September 15th, 2015 @ 3:54 pm
i’ve been toying with the idea of a new york rangers tattoo for quite some time now… i never know what to get, though. i definitely would want it integrated with autumn, whatever i decide on. i’ve toyed with the idea of autumn leaves in the shape of a laurel wreath, traditional style, liberty logo, something with MSG (outside or the ceiling), something with a “30” incorporated… i don’t want the shield because it’s got too much white in it, no one ever gets the blue correct, and i hate negative space in tattoos. what it always boils down to is the liberty logo or generally the statue of liberty (wearing a jersey?).
i started re-watching daria again last week, and at the end of every episode there are alter egos to the left of the running credits. lo and behold, jane as the statue of liberty popped up, and an idea was born (left). it might need some tweaking (and the addition of daria), but it’s a start.
and speaking of daria fandom, can we just talk about my SWEET photoshop skills circa 1997…
February 4th, 2015 @ 10:41 am
you used to be able to buy this via my skreened shop, but they took it down. probably because the of altered logo… if you’d like one, contact me.
January 21st, 2015 @ 12:02 pm
i feel like steve and i will be back to california this year again, so i titled this one “early california”. we spent a lot of time trying to find scott niedermayer, so we didn’t stroll too far into tourist lands… nor did we really go north towards LA… aside from the rangers/kings game.
1. our creepy ass/mile long hallway in our hotel.
2. my first day there, we got to hang with bee and we went to a rangers/ducks game.
3. NYR win it 4-1!
4. driving to the hollywood sign hike on mt. lee ♥ (that’s my dad’s name!)
5 & 6. we made it to the top – which was mighty hard. there were so many steep hills going up that hike… coming down was even harder, though.
7. while we were walking down, we took a wrong turn and ended up strolling around amongst these crazy hollywood hills homes. i fell in love with the one at the top here.
8. on the way to the rangers/kings game, i found this awful billboard (FUCK LA).
9. steve and i at the game. ♥
10. NYR win it 4-3!
11. we moseyed on over to the violent gentlemen HQ for some hockey goods.
12. after our VG run, we went to the beach, since billy had never seen/been in the pacific ocean. 🙂
13. we moseyed on over to the ducks team store for a limited edition jersey for stevie.
14, 15, 16. i got to meet bryz, corey perry and bruce boudreau at the honda center.
October 13th, 2014 @ 4:01 pm
(lmao… i look like a squished barbie in the panoramic picture that rob took.)
last year, one of my instagrammy friends had gone to visit the old TWA flight center at JFK (it’s not been a functioning terminal since 2001). i had missed it, and set a goal to go this year. there were talks of it become a hotel, but i don’t know how true it is. either way, i didn’t want to chance it. if in case this was the last year, i wanted in on it.
i’ve always been super into architecture and modernism when it comes to decor style, so this was right where i wanted to be. i wish i could see it fully restored, but i’m glad i got to experience it either way. the ground floor lounges/bars were amazing and reminded me so much of Kubrick’s visual style. i wanted to move my life into there and never leave.
i went with rob (yes, he has again reappeared in my life since our fight in late may). something keeps drawing us back to each other, i’m guessing this time around it’s friendship (i didn’t want to romanticize it). it’s very weird timing, because i kept recently having random dreams of him and even feeling like i was going to run into him or something. last friday, i had a dream about him, and that very morning he emailed me. soooo weird.
anyways, we had a nice day… we did the TWA tour, and then went to smorgasburg before watching the ranger game at night.
i forgot what it’s like to just have fun with him, since i got so immersed in the bullshit when we were “dating“.
being just friends could possibly work… 🙂
June 24th, 2014 @ 1:42 pm
i’ve lived alone since january 1, 2010. i moved into my super inexpensive, basement, studio apartment in ridgewood… and i loved it.
when i first moved into my teeny apartment, it felt so weird. i remember thinking to myself often that was in bed, and i was also in my kitchen. it took a really long time for me to get over that… i almost felt like i was in a glorified dorm room or something. i had always lived with my mother and sister, so it was also quite lonely when i got there. it was a horrible time for me in life as well, so that didn’t help. i had just lost my awesome apartment in brooklyn, no thanks to my shithead roommate, i had to move back to my mother’s house for a few months, and the kid i was dating broke up with me around that time. i was stuck in this horrible rut and then i was lonely.
my apartment wasn’t close to where i grew up in the ‘burbs, so i barely saw my best friend sophie, unless we were doing our holiday cocktail lounge friday’s. my friend that used to hang out with me at my BK apartment suddenly dropped off of the face of the earth (i’m guessing bc it was no longer convenient for her to commute to my place? AND it was a small apt), and everyone else was just far. i tried to do new things to keep myself busy, and tried things that were out of my comfort zone… i hung out with new/random people, went to the local bars, went to shows and met people, hung out with guys that were NOT in my circle of friends (which was totally awkward). i didn’t feel satisfied at all doing all of these brave new things. strangers are fucking awkward, and the dudes i was meeting all bored me or weirded me out.
i didn’t really start getting comfortable until my life started coming back together. i had moved closer to jes and we were spending more time together, i had met my best friend lauren and i was going out to and watching ranger games again (bars), i started hanging out with my other close friend steve, then i met elbow… then one day i had realized that i was happy, and that i loved living alone. no headaches, no fighting, no having to converse after a long day… i could just come home to complete and utter silence.
THENNNNNNNNNN my landlord in ridgewood had died suddenly, and his kids sold the building. the person who was buying it wanted to move into my basement apartment, so i had to go.
June 10th, 2014 @ 11:53 am
. there goes hockey (the rangers have blown the finals)
. there goes the great houdini
. there goes the peace and quiet of living alone (no offense to my future roomie!)
. there goes my BFF to san francisco
damn, all i do is complain…
OH, how about a fun PSA?
last week i learned that you can’t drink this without your poop turning grass green (don’t worry, i learned the hard way for all of us, that it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re dying – no pun intended).
May 20th, 2014 @ 12:28 pm
^ look at the cool setup the rangers installed in herald square!!! 😀
i’m sooooooooo proud of these new york rangers! we’re 2 wins away from getting into the stanley cup finals. i can’t even begin to describe how exciting that is… we haven’t been there since the last time we won the cup.
i NEEEEEEEEED to see lundqvist raise that cup. i’ve been watching hockey again for the last 7/8 years, and every year i watch him work his magic all season for nothing. okay, well not for nothing – he breaks an insane amount of records and wins trophies and what not – BUT THE BIGGEST ONE… THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE – he deserves it, already.
the team this year – including hank, it wasn’t an easy start for them. it was shaky because we had just gotten rid of torts and inherited AV, the chemistry was off – there was a new system. i didn’t think we’d even make the playoffs at all, to be honest. the fact that we came back and dominated the penguins was insane.
okay, no one cares about sports around these parts but me… lol. just documenting my excitement for the blueshirts. WOOOOO!
May 15th, 2014 @ 2:11 pm
THIS IS THE ONLY THING THAT CURRENTLY MATTERS.
March 6th, 2014 @ 11:42 am
my co-worker friend was mentioning how hockey fans are the most passionate sports fans compared to other sports. my other co-worker (aka large, obnoxious buffoon) makes fun of me for often referring to ranger happenings as if i’m part of the team (ie: “we’ve” traded our captain). i happen to agree with the first co-worker. although growing up as a mets fan, i’ve often shed tears from the blue/orange as well. i cried so hard at the end of our 99-00 season and again during 2007. just as i do when the rangers don’t make it to the playoffs, or my favorite players are traded.
the video above is a prime example of just how passionate/emotional us hockey folks are, including the men. this video makes me cry so hard every time that i watch it.
September 7th, 2013 @ 10:33 pm
i’ve been making general hockey/new york ranger fan shirts — these are the brainstorms between myself and the help of my BFF lauren and my boyfriend mike. at first, i was trying to gear things towards more anti-puck bunny females that actually know what they’re talking about where hockey is concerned, but i thought to myself, why limit the “brand”? i think dudes should be wearing my shirts also!
anyhoo, i tend to stick to my own team, but am open to working on shirts for other teams. holler if you’re interested!
oh, and i apologize ahead of time for the prices on that website. i have a few printed though, they are pretty nice. i think they’re so expensive for the most part, because i have them set to sell on the athletic shirts. you can change the style/colour to drop the price a bit.
LET’S GO RANGERS!
24 days until hockey!
September 3rd, 2013 @ 1:35 pm
some of my coworkers have their kids in the office today… it’s cute, they’re running around and giggling and stuff. there were three kids in the employee lounge eating lunch and watching cartoons, and one was wearing a boston bruins shirt. he must have been between ages 8-10. so of course i had to chime in.
here’s how it went down:
me: are you really a bruins fan?
me: who’s your favorite bruin?
me: this face.
kiddo: oh yeah? well who lost 4-1 in the playoffs?
me: ಠ_ಠ whut? (in disbelief of what was being said)
kiddo: who lost 4-1 in the playoffs? (it was repeated, aggressively)
me: how do you know what automatically know what team i root for? (biting my tongue to not say “well who lost 4-2 to the blackhawks in the finals?”)
kiddo: well you made a face like you don’t like lucic, so…
me: are you from boston? (quickly changing the subject, while feeling infinitely defeated by a child)
kiddo: no, but my mom is – she’s a bruins fan, so it’s a family tradition now.
me: ah okay, just wonderin.
then his friend next to him asked me my favorite football team, i said i like the giants and the jets. he agreed with me.
then i went to my desk to eat my subway sammy.
i feel defeated by a child.
March 25th, 2013 @ 12:17 pm
firstly, i just want to state very clearly that i have loved kevin smith, and his movies for years. i think he’s hilarious and brilliant and i love the way that he references and pays homage to things that he loves. i fall into such a 90’s feel when watching those movies, and i love and miss them times so much… so i love to throw them on often.
at any rate, i went on an anti-brodeur tirade on google today. i went scouring for an “uncle daddy” shirt. if you have no idea what i’m referring to, read this (one of many articles covering the story).
in addition to not finding an “uncle daddy” shirt, i did however find a lot of good videos and NYR articles praising players that are no longer on our team, as well. however, going through articles i somehow stumbled upon this article, and it left me feeling very unsettled about the entire premise of the article.
it can be divided into so many different “arguments/points”, so i’ve gotta start this off with a “read more” link because not only did it spark reasoning/an explanation of the NYR vs. NJD rivalry (even between the fans, we don’t just “HATE” you guys for no reason, kevin), but it close-to-home sparks a NYM vs. NYY debate, as well from one of his interview quotes.
i’ll intertwine both.
June 7th, 2012 @ 6:47 pm
so my NY rangers season is over… but the stanley cup finals, they’re still going (although last night should have really been the last night, damn kings didn’t sweep the filthy dirty jerz devs). these are some random thoughts/things that happened/pissed me off, etc.
January 26th, 2012 @ 9:47 pm
[my week in pictures]
i’m going to try to remember to do this weekly, as well as my nails (which apparently, i forgot to do already seeing as it’s thursday night vs. monday at any point). these are whatever rad/important things that i managed to remember to snap last week. (mainly from IG – sorry if you’ve seen them already…)
the doors – riders on the storm, appropriately came on during a rainy day.
November 29th, 2011 @ 3:48 pm
so either the ny rangers twitter or one of the fan-powered twitter accounts posted about this recently, and i haven’t thought about this song in years! but it re-warms my heart because it’s two of my favorite things EVER, joined together… it’s almost as good as hearing the bouncing souls “ole” during my first ranger game as an adult… (i was on a hockey hiatus for years.)
long story short (in case you didn’t feel like reading through the wikipedia page), the misfits took over this fun/fast hockey song because the ramones had retired. it was a spin-off of “airborne ranger”, intended to play at ranger games at madison square garden to get the crowd pumped. the song was rejected because the word “danger” was in it. UH HELLO, small children can watch players pound each others faces but not hear the word “danger”? that’s ridiculous…
hearing this song again just made me super happy and i wish it did in fact play at the garden, because i LOVE michale grave’s voice. i wish it’d fill up my favorite arena<3
this leads me to thinking about all the “new” misfits haters that i’m sure twitch at the thought of the song…
that shit drives me crazy. i mean, i get that it isn’t glenn danzig singing (get over it, he moved on from the misfits himself, people…), but it’s still really good. grave’s voice is amazing and it’s simply geared more towards metal than punk rock… it’s horror, it’s fun and it was a new start for them and jerry only wanted to keep the misfits going… i love the fact that there’s old and new misfits. (i just realized that i haven’t listened to anything past the 1950’s project.) now if jerry only wasn’t such a prick, it’d be awesome if they’d reunite with danzig AND graves… my life would then be complete.
i wonder what danzig thinks of graves… #mustgoogle
oh, i forgot to mention the fact that my amazing boyfriend took me to see danzig last month! homie performed danzig, samhain AND misfits WITH DOYLE IN TOW. it was #best.
so i’ve seen the misfits 93798373987 times and now i’ve seen danzig perform the misfits… so it’s kinda like i have seen the misfits, lol. (well, aside from an original drummer)… i even got to see graves perform helena with them during one of the halloween shows the misfits played years ago at “the world” in times square (2002). it leaves me a very happy fiend camper.
September 13th, 2011 @ 1:16 am
sorry i’ve been neglecting this website AGAIN… what a fucker i am.
september has finally rolled back around, which means my birthday is coming upppppppp! (next week) – ugh, 30! #barf (apparently i’m STILL not handling it well) and that leaves changing will be just around the corner<333
anyways, i’ve got a lot to be happy about lately, which is why i guess i haven’t really been updating… aside from having another great vacation in salt lake, i’m feeling greatly inspired lately. i’ve been reading again, i downloaded a shit ton of new music that i’ve replaced or haven’t had before, i’ve obtained an amazingly sweet & sexy boyfrannn, i’ve got new clothes/shoes (refreshing), i chopped off all of my dead/dry hair (over eight inches!) and ryan callahan is the new captain of the ny rangers!
SO, aside from having a wonky work life, everything is feeling good lately.
in fact, so much that i’ve been doing a lot of thinking. mostly about people that i’ve cut out of my life, and i’d like to let that shit go. i’m getting older, and it’s nothing but bad energy. unfortunately for me, some of the people i’ve cut out of my life still talk to people that i haven’t. so it’s not like they’re never not in my life somehow, which kind of sucks. at any rate, i’m huge on perspective and i really think i need to write down who i can’t stand, and why. maybe i’m being irrational on some levels (although i doubt it), but if i can’t get them fully out of my life, maybe i should face what it is that i can’t stand about them to make sure that i’m handling it correctly. i just have zero patience for shitty people and the few people that are coming to mind i just shake my head at.
while i’m feeling this good, i want to tackle a bunch of things that bother me. this year already, i’ve conquered three/four important goals and i just want to keep it going.
i didn’t get a new tattoo in utah this time, and i’ve got the itch. i’ve gotta stop by three kings to make an appointment for my next idea: hockey sticks combined with autumn leaves in the shape of a laurel wreath. #fredperryinspired #UNF