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OMG – It’s only Wednesday???

WTF?  What a long week already.  Boo.  I hate that it’s only Wednesday.  At least with Thursday I would have “tomorrow” aka Friday to look forward to.  And then that would mean the weekend is only another day away.

But no…today is only Wednesday, which means that the weekend is still too far away to be a reality.  Bummer.  At least tonight I get to see the man.  I haven’t seen him since Saturday eve and my neediness is growing.  😦  Thankfully, I’ll see him soon (well, soon being several hours from now).

Lots of good things to come this weekend, including time with the man, time with Jenn, some wine and the Oscars.  Yay.  We’ll see how plans pan out.



#30 – What’s Been Going On This Month:

Wow!  I made it to the end of the challenge.  Yay!  So what’s been going on this month?  Well, not much.  A lot of work.  A lot of snow.  A lot of time with the man.  I’ve had some workshops to attend.  Some shovelling to do.  Some bills to pay.  A lot of blogging to do.  I kinda miss the non-challenge blogs.  They’re more original.  I guess I’ll be back to working on those.


Blog Challenge #29 – MY WISH FOR THE FUTURE

#29 – My Wish for the Future:

Hmmm…My wish for the future is for happiness and good health.  For me, my family and friends.  (I guess I should be less selfish and wish for it for all the world.  Okay.  *wish*)


Blog Challenge #28 – MY FAVORITE PLACE

#28 – My Favorite Place:

My favorite place is home…and more specifically, in my bed.  I love my bed.  I miss it when I’m away from it.  I miss Winston head-bunting me at 4am b/c he either wants to be fed or petted.  I miss my pillows and I certainly miss the weight and the warmth of my 2 dozen blankets.

My two runners up:

My mom and dad’s – especially at Christmas.

Blair’s.  Not even his place but just being with him.  Period.  My world is better when I’m with him.

Sappy Valentines Day, y’all!!


#27 – What I’m Currently Reading:

Right now I am working on John Grisham’s The Pelican Brief.  I read the book back in high school and haven’t thought of it sense.  I loved the movie but when I was 17 or 18 the book bored me somewhat.  But, now I am working thru Grisham’s collection and I love it.  Once it’s finished I’m gonna read The Chamber.


Blog Challenge #26 – MY FAVORITE MEMORY

#26 – My Favorite Memory:

I have so many wonderful memories…I mean, I have to admit.  I’ve lived a pretty charmed life.  I can’t quite pinpoint one memory but most of the great memories I have include time with family, friends (getting caught in a mudslide with Kim after Grad stays up there), my grandparents and with Blair (the first time he said he loved me is obviously a wonderful memory).  I’m a pretty lucky girl.


#25 – Three Good Things That Have Happened in the Last 3 Months:

1) I got to see “my best cousin” Anne (unfortunately her visit was a result of my grandmother’s death).  Bittersweet.

2) I got a raise at work.  Yay.

3) My mama’s surgery went well and she is living well with a prosthetic elbow. 

(There…at least one unselfish thing on my list.)

Happy Friday!


#24 – A Photo of Something that Means a Lot to Me:


This is Peter.  I got him for Easter when I was 3.  He had a big beautiful yellow ribbon bowtie.  I sleep with him every night (that I’m home), tho he has yet to make the trip to Blair’s.  If anything ever happened to this sad looking rabbit (not bunny!) I would be devastated.  Although, I think it might be time to for him to be restuffed. 😉


Mounted on the wall in my bathroom, behind the door, is a framed email that was sent to me the morning of  March 5, 1998 from my friend Paul.  The evening of March 5, 1998, after a lengthy, lengthy chat, Paul slit his wrists in the bathtub of a friend’s apartment and I found him. 

That was Paul’s cry for help, which he got and I am happy to report that he’s fine and doing well.  His email reminds me of how shitty life can seem sometimes but that I have the choice of which direction to take it.  His “attempt” was his gift to me and over the years I have learned to embrace it and to live life the way it was intended to be lived.

Thank you, Paul.

And for those of you who’ve constantly asked me about the framed email in my bathroom…well, now you know. 🙂


Blog Challenge #23 – MY CELEBRITY CRUSH

#23 – My Celebrity Crush:

Ahhh….celebrity crushes.  We all have them.  They’re wonderful little slips on reality and let us drift off to the land of glamour.

I have had a massive celebrity crush on Cole Hauser since I was 15 when I saw him in School Ties.  He’s one of those actors who doesn’t get nearly enough recognition or appreciation.  He’s so good in everything he does.  And he is the reason I originally boycotted Friends back in the day (his show High Incident was on opposite of Friends and couldn’t compete with the ratings of Must See TV and after two superb seasons it was cancelled).  He’s been in tons of movies and several tv shows, yet, not nearly enough people know who he is.  So I’m telling you: COLE HAUSER IS THE SHIT!!!!

Honoroable mentions:

Scott Caan – I’ve already talked about his Bromance on Hawaii Five-0 and his Golden Globe nomination.  He’s so adorable.  I enjoy Monday nights with him.

Harrison Ford – Hello!!  He is THE MAN.  I grew up watching everything Harrison Ford – from Star Wars to Indiana Jones to Hollywood Homicide (*yawn*).  He is the King of Hollywood.  I love him.  He will forever be referred to as “my future husband” (as is how I referred to him in high school and beyond).

Jim Cuddy – The man with the rich voice.  I can remember, vividly, the first time I heard Blue Rodeo’s Try.  I was 11.  It was a song that stopped me in my tracks.  I had no idea people could sing like that.  And Pull Me Through reignited that flame.  I was lucky enough to meet him a few years ago and he was so funny and gracious.  I even bought the man a glass of wine.  Definitely a highlight of my pathetic little life.  🙂

Cheerio, y’all.


# 22 – Something I Don’t Leave the House Without:

There are a few items I don’t leave the house without….EVER.

1) Lipstick/gloss.  Sorry.  I could be going out to shovel shit and I would need to put lipstick on.  It’s  the one thing that instantly makes me feel glamourous.  Although, I’m already pretty freakin’ glamourous.

2) Handcream.  I have an addiction.  I NEED it.

3) Keys/phone/ID/Health Card (I usually need this one).  Toss up.  I figure I have to have keys to get into my place and/or drive my car.  And I pretty much have my phone with me non-stop.  And for the most part it’s good to have some form of ID with me, y’know. JIC.  And, I get hurt/sick a lot.  Gotsta always have my health card.  (ALWAYS BE PREPARED!)

I left money off here.  Most of time I’ll have some moola or my bank card, but hey, if I forget it it looks like YOU’RE BUYING!