Tuesday, June 26, 2007


I am not crazy!! Men just suck. Not all men, mind you, there are certainly very non-sucky men in this world, but there is something about making that blanket statement that releases the necessary energy.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

I carried a watermelon.

(I just got home and had to write this before the details were slept away...more on the rest of the day is forthcoming, including some photos, to be sure.)
So as a great conclusion to one of the best birthdays ever, I decided to throw caution to the wind and go with my co-worker Maria and her friends to a club that has latin music every Saturday night. I was, of course, one of maybe 5 non-latino people in the place, so as the blond-haired, blue-eyed American that I am, I already stood out like a sore thumb. I was driving, so I wasn't able to have the drink that would have loosened me up the requisite amount. Combine those factors with not having ANY knowledge of latin dancing, other than "lots of hips," and you get me, faltering through a merengue, a rhumba, a salsa, and something else that was just lots of twirling. At the end of the night, I proudly proclaimed "I carried a watermelon" and accepted the fact that I don't know how to dance but I can laugh at myself just enough to not let myself spoil my good time. It is my birthday after all. :)

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Random movie musings

So instead of going to sleep like a good little girl when I got home from volleyball last night, I made popcorn and watched "My Cousin Vinny." I got on this netflix trial and am getting movies out the wazoo! It was so worth the loss of sleep though. Having not ever seen this one before, I luuurved it! So funny and totally spoke to the mystery/suspence buff in me. I highly recommend it to the three people in the world left who haven't seen it.
But what I am completely amazed about is that Ralph Macchio (who is in My Cousin Vinny as well as the Karate Kid movies) is FORTY FIVE YEARS OLD! I am by no means saying that 45 is old, but my image of Ralph is teenager, you know?

Monday, June 11, 2007

Monday, June 04, 2007

A Happy Place

This past weekend was my 5th college reunion, and although photos have yet to be downloaded and edited, I felt the need to write a preliminary post. I have blisters on my feet from going so many places, I am exhausted from staying up late, I have a suitcase that still needs to be unpacked, but I am so relaxed, confident, and entirely happy because of this trip. I was reminded that I do have friends, that I have the ability to have meaningful conversations with people I don't know all that well...yet, and that I am not the complete hopeless case of a person I was starting to think I was. This weekend was one of the best things that has ever happened to me. These people are some of the best things that have ever happened to me.

More details and photos once I get my act together for that. :)