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What happens in Jersey, gets buried in Jersey.

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(Editor’s note: I did not realize how many Jersey-born artists I had!)

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry (voted the #1 Guitar Song of All Time – Berry used a Gibson by Les Paul)
Light My Fire – The Doors
Kings and Queens – 30 Seconds to Mars
Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 – Pink Floyd
Love Shack – The B52’s
Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill
Lust for Life – Iggy Pop
Get What You Give – New Radicals
I’m a Flirt – R. Kelly
Shut Up – Black Eyed Peas
Free Your Mind – En Vogue
Green Light – John Legend f. Andre 3000
Forever – Chris Brown
Reelin in the Years – Steely Dan
Give Me One Reason – Tracy Chapman
Baby Got Back – Sir Mix Alot
Ever the Same – Rob Thomas
It’s Not Right But It’s Okay – Whitney Houston
Tonight Tonight – Smashing Pumpkins
I’m a Thug – Trick Daddy
Regulators – Warren G f. Nate Dogg
Crash – Gwen Stefani
Dead Flowers – The Rolling Stones
Jersey Girl – Bruce Springsteen
Cold Hard B*** – Jet
New Jersey Girl – Nerf Herder
So Jersey – Bouncing Souls
It’s Goin Down – Young Jock
Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
Sweetest Girl – Wyclef Jean f. Akon
Gossip Folk – Missy Elliot f. Ludacris
Welcome to Paradise – Green Day
Conceited – Remy Ma
Sexy Lady – Young Berg
Lovebug – The Jonas Brothers
No Scrubs – TLC
Pump It – Black Eyed Peas
She Hates Me – Puddle of Mudd
In the End – Linkin Park
One Way or Another – Blondie
America – Simon and Garfunkel
Curbside Prophet – Jason Mraz
Running with the Devil – Van Halen
As Cool As I Am – Dar Williams
Oh What a Night! – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Two Points For Honesty – Guster
Heartless – Kanye
I’m Movin Out – Billy Joel
Smooth Criminal – Alien Ant Farm
Short Skirt, Long Jacket – Cake
Puttin on the Ritz – performed by The Stray Cats
Hung Up – Madonna
Thnks Fr Th Mmrs – Fall Out Boy
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
Bodies – Drowning Pool
Diva – Beyonce
I Do Not Hook Up – Kelly Clarkson
Come Out and Play – Offspring
I Know What Boys Like – The Waitresses
Barbie Girl – Aqua
Circus – Britney Spears
Flavor of the Week – American Hi-Fi
Hanginaround – The Counting Crows
With A Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles
Ch-Check it Out – Beastie Boys
Crushcrushcrush – Paramore
You’re a Jerk – New Boys
I’m from New Jersey – John Gorka
Jungle Boogie – Kool & the Gang
Our House – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Alright – Supergrass
Pretty Woman – Supergrass
Brandy – Looking Glass
Dinosaur – Ke$ha
Call On Me – Eric Prydz
Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benetar
Gonna Get Thru This – Daniel Bedingfield
Don’t Panic – Coldplay (opening track to “Garden State”)
Sugar Town – performed by Zooey Deschanel
It’s My Party – Lesley Gore
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin
Come On Get Happy – The Partridge Family (David Cassidy!)

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It is Monday, 05 April 2010.

Things that I am:

√ in New Jersey

√ a Veteran

√ unemployed

√ uninsured

√ excited

√ confident

√ relaxed

√ determined

Things I am NOT:

fearful

naive

sorry

confused

depressed

alone

Things I am excited about here:

♥ my family and friends!

♥ Phillies baseball (and baseball in general)

♥ malls, malls, malls!!

♥ Dunkin Donuts, Saladworks, Wawa

♥ the Shore

♥ NYC, AC and Philly

Things I am not so excited about here:

≠ traffic

≠crowds

≠Canadian geese

≠Yankees fans (which are relatively similar to Canadian geese, I might add!)

≠job hunting

Things I miss about NC:

♥ my girls!

♥ Rue 21, 24-hour Super Walmarts!

♥ Zaxby’s

♥ Southern hospitality

♥ seeing the ALL the stars at night

♥ cheaper everything!!

Things I do NOT miss about NC:

≠being in the middle of nowhere

≠constant religious pressure

≠the military life (including, but not limited to: wearing cover when I go outside, recalls at 0500, exercise exercise exercise exercise and crappy pay…)

≠being called “thick like a color girl”

≠ that green coat of pollen on my car every monring

Should be an exciting new chapter…

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