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Monday, January 26, 2009

Dear Winter,

You are a schizophrenic poopy-face. 7 degrees this morning. Last week it was 71. I wore flip flops to the store last weekend. I was holed-up in bed this weekend with a nasty bug I'm sure you resurrected from your repertoire. You forced me to watch terrible movies. (Even though I am guilty of DVRing half of them.)

And you can't make the snow a lazy Saturday evening event, oh no. It has to come on about an hour before the Monday morning commute, so as to extend the torture that is my drive. (You're just lucky I'm still in the honeymoon phase with my car.)

Mostly, I'm saying, I totally dug last week:
  • 60s and 70s
  • Happy Hour on a patio
  • A 5-mile run in a t-shirt and shorts
Now, this week:
  • An annoying cold
  • Freezing windshield wiper fluid
  • Snow! On a Monday!
  • Did I mention the amount of boogers and dirty kleenex I've made?
I'm sure that last week has some kind of tie to global warming or whatever and I know that's bad theoretically.

But dude, I totally loved it.

Your friend who prefers the milder winters,

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Yays and Boos of Tuesday

Had to get up for work after a 3-day weekend. -->BOO
Remembered that today is Obama's day. -->YAY
Got out of the house pretty much on time. --YAY
Shelly called to say I could use Julie's parking spot. --YAY
Our private coffee pot had spewed grinds everywhere. -->BOO
Shelly called to say that Julie is here afterall, move to pay lot. -->BOO
Bump into Kirsten on way back from pay lot. --> YAY
Find out that pics of their new baby are on her FaceBook. --> YAY
Add her as a friend and look at pics. --YAY
Sddita is sick. Feel bad for her. -->BOO
Call Walgreens about their screw-up. They're a-holes and can suck it. --> BOO
Fix prescription fiasco. -->YAY
Read news about Microsoft rumors. Worry for friends. -->BOO
Watch the inaguration live. -->YAY
Barack Obama is now in office. -->YAYx100
Find out that I don't have to cancel my dentist appointment. -->YAY
On a coffee high. --YAY
Remember to go to bank to get singles for parking. -->YAY
Go for run in beautiful 70 degree weather. -->YAY
70s in January, in Denver. --> YAY
Experience incredible pain in quads when I start. -->BOO
Pass Fitness Class instructor on trail. -->YAY
Run ends. -->YAY
Sweaty. -->BOO
Time to go home. -->YAY
See happy puppies -->YAY
Love on said puppies -->YAY
Bored. -->BOO
Realize Fringe is on tonight -->YAY

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad!

36 years!

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Five Happy Things
  1. Clean puppies!
  2. Doing yoga for the first time in months
  3. A warm spell in January
  4. Cake and cookies
  5. 3 day weekends

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Why I love animals.

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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Great new(ish) t-shirt from

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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Happy Birthday Jessica

I know you never read this, but I'm posting it anyway. It's January, so I'm organizing and filing stuff, and came across my old writing notebooks, as I tend to do every January. Found this poem from the early 90s.

Boys understood the cuts
On my knees
And the way I walked funny,
Kinda like my Dad- with a bop.

Boys understood the excitement
Of thinking Star Wars was real
Knowing that my Han Solo doll
Was way cooler than Barbie - or Ken for that matter.

Boys understood that forts in
The woods with the bugs biting
Was much less irritating
Than wearing nail polish and dresses.

Boys understood that cases full of
Matchbox cars deserved
Far more praise than owning
Strawberry Shortcake and her friends.

There was one girl who understood
Me better than any of those boys
Who saved me from battles with storm troopers
Built forts bigger than life
And showed me what love was
By trading me her matchbox corvette for my mail truck.

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Friday, January 09, 2009

The Friday Five   from here

1. What would you do right now, if money were not an issue?

2. What would you do for the next three years, if money were not an issue?


3. What is bringing you the most joy right now that requires little or no money?

Hanging out, drinking, watching TV and/or movies. And even though it hurts, boot camp.

4. What types of things do you find enjoyable that require no money?
Getting outside, hanging out with friends, reading.

5. Is there anything you've been meaning to do for a long time, but put off because of money?

Travel. Stuff around the house, the usual.

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Thursday Thunks from here

1. Are you a celebrity news junkie?
I hate to admit it, but I am.

2. Have you or anyone in your family ever had braces?
Yes, we all had braces. I had them the longest, 5 years, 1 month, 10 days.

3. Name 4 things in your garage that you don't think anyone else has in theirs.
My bike, my snowboard, my car (!), a box of vegetarian chicken nuggets in my beer fridge.

4. Do you order Girl Scout cookies?
Some years when friends or co-workers are selling them for their kids.

5. If you have a cat or a dog, what brand of dog/cat food do you feed them?
Nutro Max.

6. When you cook, do you use measuring cups/spoons?
Only if I'm following a recipe.

7. If you were stranded on a desert island, how many sand castles would you build?
Thousands. They're so fun to build!

8. Whats one thing you own too many of?
Flip-flops and shampoos.

9. If given the chance to go to the moon, would you?
If I could go without puking on myself, yes, I'd love to go to the moon.

10. Talk radio - listen or not?
I listen to Howard Stern whenever he is live.

11. When you put silverware in the dishwasher or in the drainer to dry, do you put the handles up or down?
Handles down.

12. Video Games for kids - good or not?
In general, I think they're good. Bad, if it makes them sedentary.

13. Share a website with us.

14. Water - bottle or tap?
Water bottle, or water filtering system.

15. Have you ever eaten a giant jawbreaker, the ones that are the size of the palm of your hand, all the way to the end?
No, none that big.

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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Ball of Anxiety

I don't even know how to articulate what is going on in my brain and my world today. All I keep hearing in my head is "Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh" and "shit!". And I didn't even go heavy on the coffee. Just feeling a bit crazy. I hate anticipation.

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Sunday, January 04, 2009

Happy New Year

Hope 2009 is good for all of us!

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