the hunt

This weekend I must don my strongest armor of indifference, cast away my sensitivity and self doubt and go on the hunt for that most elusive of beasts.  A flattering bathing suit.  Ok, that's probably asking way too much so I will even settle for a semiflattering bathing suit that doesn't involve a skirt of some kind.  Or... Continue Reading →

a couple of things

So I was wondering today...must we put everything "on ice"?  Is this strictly a Disney thing?  I saw an ad yesterday for High School Musical - ON ICE!!!  Woot.  I'm pretty sure I've seen ads in the past for The Lion King - ON ICE!!! and Dora the Explorer - ON ICE!!!  And I'm sure... Continue Reading →

finally!

I've never been so thankful to see it rain before, ever.  It made me smile and think of these things. •  The Morton's salt girl.  One of my favorite logos of all time (my advertising background coming out) and I remember we always had a box of it in the cabinet at home as a... Continue Reading →

sending the wrong signal?

I almost complimented a lady in the restroom stall next to me on her uber fabulous chartreuse heels today.  But then it occurred to me that she might be an undercover cop wearing magnificent footwear and what if that was the signal for soliciting lewd acts in a public restroom? So I didn't. 

exasperation

I am truly baffled that some people in this world have made it this far in life without getting their asses handed to them on a platter due to their attitudes and how they treat other people.  How have they gone this long without someone with more gumption and honesty than me telling them that... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Scout!!!

Today is my friend, fellow blogger and fellow Weakley Countian, Scout's 26th birthday!  In her honor, here is a Finn original....  There once was a young blogger named Scout It's her birthday today there's no doubt She loves hockey, baseball and all kinds of sports She hangs out with Finn, they have fun of all sorts As for cheese, she would please... Continue Reading →

Canine Pomp and Circumstance

With a huge sigh of relief and thunderous applause, Cooper graduated from puppy obedience class this afternoon.  On the way over I thought the Coopster looked rather debonair and urbane.  Especially with that briefcase next to him, like he was going to trade stocks on Wall Street or something.  After standing outside of PetSmart for 20 minutes... Continue Reading →

getting bored

Am I a dork because I like to preview all the different WordPress templates to see what my blog would look like?  I do this all the time with MySpace templates too.  I get bored with the same thing after a while (as is true in many aspects of my life come to think of... Continue Reading →

hurts so good

My butt hurts.  And my legs.  And my arms some too.  Chick in the Green Shirt (she needs a shorter nickname I think) and I worked out together yesterday.  This was the first time I've officially worked out, as in cardio and weights, in a very LONG time.  We did 30 minutes on the treadmill, a round... Continue Reading →

really bad video of the dog

Since I am tired and have nothing interesting to talk about today, I give you a very bad quality cell phone video of Cooper playing with some random squeeky toy.  Because I care about entertaining you guys.   Eventually I will learn to use our video camera instead of my crappy phone.  I promise.

i’m rude

Was it wrong of me yesterday to pretend that I was talking on my completely dead cell phone to avoid speaking to someone I didn't particularly want to acknowledge?  Yeah probably.

small world, big sky

I may complain about my long commute but truth be told, I like the alone time.  It makes for good thinking time.  More often that not, I'll turn off the radio (especially since I am sick of the Umbrella, Ella, Ella song) and just let my mind wander around as it will.  The other day... Continue Reading →

raining in pringles

Gotta love baseball right?  I journeyed to Jackson to meet up with Scout and my bro for Saturday night's Diamond Jaxx and Huntsville Stars game at Pringles Park.  Who wouldn't have a good time at a place called "Pringles Park"?  Love it. On the way down something very strange happened.  I noticed what appeared to... Continue Reading →

I heart my commute

I love summertime.  Not for the weather, or the vacations or the fourth of July.  No, I love summers because traffic is so much lighter and I have a much better chance of getting to work on time because I don't have to worry about getting behind school buses stopping at every single house or crawling through school... Continue Reading →

namaste

I've gone and done it again.  I've joined the YMCA.  So you know what that means right?  Yep, it's yoga time once again folks.  After what I felt was a pretty hard class last week I left feeling fairly pleased with myself and thinking "oh yeah, I got this".  And then, the soreness hit me.  Like... Continue Reading →

mia

I'm still around, just been busy.  Heading to Jackson to meet up with Scout and my bro at the Jaxx game tonight.  Will catch up on posting and reading soon.   Noticed a couple of new commenters, thanks for stopping by!!

common sense please

I've written about this topic before and found this article about potential employees and their use of Facebook interesting.  Job candidates who maintain personal sites on Facebook or MySpace are learning - sometimes the hard way - that the image they present to their friends on the Internet may not be best suited for landing the position they're... Continue Reading →

food and friends

Hello all.  Another weekend has flown by much too fast.  This one was cram-packed full too, except for today.  Now, see if you can get this straight...one day I'll come up with catchy nicknames for these people and make reading about them much easier, but for now....The Accountant, The Accountant's brother,  The Accountant's brother's girlfriend,... Continue Reading →

John Mayer videos

So I'm not a total dolt when it comes to using the video option on my digital camera.  I didn't think I'd done this right at the time but with a little experimenting on the computer, I got two of them to work ok.  If I'd known I was doing it right, I would have taken more but this... Continue Reading →

missing you

I fully realize that I'm a grown, married woman of 30-something age.  But sometimes I still feel like that insecure, naive but hopeful high school girl of the 90s.   I miss her some days.  Back then I was preoccupied with adolescent dramas involving the opposite sex, making the grades, basketball games and looking ahead to college and an unknown life that held... Continue Reading →

still hot

The Accountant is home right now waiting on the AC guy to come out and see what is going on.  The guy called and can't come out until after 12:00 today so looks like hubs gets a day off.  Last night wasn't so bad actually.  The ac somehow managed to cool the house down to... Continue Reading →

me

So let's talk about me for a little while, how 'bout it?  First of all, our ac is out of commission and we think it's the compressor (is that what it's called) so it's probably gonna cost a jillion dollars.  There goes the Maserati fund.  Poor Cooper is panting, barking and whining.  He's not used to roughing... Continue Reading →

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