Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Getting Back into the Crafty Side of Things

My next project is going to be this:

It may not look like that in the end.  I probably won't do it as well, or maybe I'll come up with some way of doing it completely different that I like more.  But either way, my mom wants a book page wreath, and so I will make one for her.  We even bought the wreath base last night.

Before you fret, I assure you that no classic piece of literature is going to be disassembled for the sake of home decor.  No, I will go to the D.I. and find something completely unworthy of reading.  Maybe a Grisham, or I'll keep my fingers crossed for a copy of Twilight.  A sleezy romance would make for great conversation though.  Oh wait, Twilight is a sleezy romance novel!  Two birds with one sparkly, sparkly stone (or at least a vampire cold as stone).

I'll post pictures as soon as my version of the wreath is complete!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

ANTM Is Back!

Yeah, it's been on for a few weeks, but I still want to talk about it.  Especially the fact that there's no way the new judge:

is not the same person as the future guy in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure:

Totally the same person, right?  RIGHT?  And even if it's not, I'm still going to assume it is.

So here's who I like on ANTM this cycle:

 And here is who I don't like this cycle:

And they just keep making this poor girl:

look more and more like this guy:

Friday, April 9, 2010

irock4eves Thinks MJ Should RIP's no secret that Youtube comments are Mary Poppin's carpet bag of illiterate entertainment.  And if you were to reproduce all the funny/idiotic/unintelligible comments on Youtube, it would turn into a novel to rival War and Peace.

However, I could NOT let these beauts go unmentioned by my penny pen keyboard.  I found all of these on one Thriller video:

  • irock4eves M-magnificent
    6 days ago
     SincereTheLady @irock4eves at first I couldn't figure out what U were spelling lol... 3 days ago
    pladeeer haha I love watching this because in gym class we were bowling and listening to this song and we all stoped bowling and started dancing.Then two other people and I convinced our gym teacher to learn the dance with us for the next 3 weeks it was awesome :))  

    And, my dear friends, my favorite of all:

    PRR5406 Feels like something that would occur in Louisianna; evokes the Bayou atmosphere, moisture and overgrown graves.  Choreography reminds me of shrunken tendons, weakened bones. Just a perfect video.
    The poetry!  Oh, the poetry! PRR5406, your critical essay far outshines irock4eves' heartfelt anogram!

    And now for something awesome.  I stumbled across this while researching bad Youtube comments.  The werewolf transformation is genius, and they should really take the dance number on the road.  It's a little long, but so is the original video, and it's way better than those dancing convicts.


Thursday, April 1, 2010

At Least I Got Shoes...

Well,  I've been rather absent from my blog, for which I apologize, and I changed the address, which didn't make anything better.

But alas, I return to you with a story of brattiness and embarrassment.  Oh, and lots of shoes.

I spent some time at the sample sale last weekend, and bought five...5...pairs of shoes.

And a handbag.

And that's the fun (for me) part of the story.  Now comes the fun (for you) part...

On our (my mom, sister, and me) way to the sample sale Saturday morning, my mom asked me if I remembered my wallet, my employee badge, and my cell phone.  These are very valid questions on my mom's part, since I regularly forget/can't find pretty much everything I own.

My response to her, however, went something more along the lines of this:

"yes. YES. YES!!!  Holy crap, Mom!  You don't have to nag me about EVERYTHING!  I'm not five years old; I can remember to bring my stuff, and I don't even need my employee badge anyway!  So stop treating me like I'm five!!!"

Yep, I'm really awesome and nice like that.

Fast forward to the afternoon, when I had already forgotten about the morning conversation, and after I had just woken up from a nap (because, as it turns out, I am five).  Feeling in a responsible mood, I drove to Jiffy Lube to get my oil changed.

While at Jiffy Lube, they pointed out a rock chip in my windshield and asked if my insurance would pay for it to be fixed.

"uh, I don't know."

So then they asked who I had my insurance through.

"Uh, um...oh boy...uh, State Farm!  That's it!"

Do I know if I have a deductible?

"No, I don't know."

Do they want me to look it up?


Then things seemed to be going a bit my way, because I got half of my oil change!  That's always a fun surprise!

Oh, but then it came time to pay, and no matter how many cards I pulled out of my wallet, none of them were my debit card!

"I'm sorry, I have no idea where my card is, and the rest of them in here are all expired, I think."

Brilliant.  I am brilliant.

"Wait, this one is new, I just haven't activated it yet. I can activate it right now!  Oh, but my cell phone is dead...can I borrow a phone?"

And there I stood, inside Jiffy Lube, the only customer there, using their phone to activate the credit card I had just payed off so I could pay for my half-off oil change.  It's no surprise the Jiffy Lube guy couldn't resist telling me that the card didn't go through just to see my reaction.  Thank heavens he was only joking, or I may have completely lost my mind.

So I went home, laughing about what a ditz I am, and told my family about having to use Jiffy Lube's phone to activate my card, because in all my brilliance, I had gone to Jiffy Lube without my debit card or a working cell phone.

My mom just looked at me and said, "and you yelled at me this morning when I asked you if you remembered all that stuff."

Yes, yes I did...oops, sorry.