Wednesday, February 22, 2012

This past Dead President's day weekend we went to Truckee. M---, D---- and I drove up on Friday morning and waited for everyone to come up.

D---- very generously offered his family's cabin for us, and so we got to spend the weekend. It is a cozy cabin on a hill near Tahoe Donner. It was built by D-----'s grandparents in the late 70's, before everyone else wised up to how beautiful the land is.
I needed to just be away with my friends, and even though we all weren't there, it was just what the doctor ordered. It is also a dog friendly cabin, so I was able to bring K---- up for her first snow.

She has no idea

She was scared of it at first, but once she got her snow legs, she was a snowbunny.

It was Z--'s first snow too! Z-- and K---- were thick as thieves. They both were very sweet to each other, being gentle and sharing toys and food.

This was the backyard!

This is all of us before they all went to snowboard. K---- is camoflaged in there.

Saturday we all went sledding.


Karen is running ahead towards the trees


D---- found this at the bottom of the hill

My antique cans!

All in all a good fun weekend. Beers, buds and boarding. What more could a girl ask for?

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

I am fucking amazing.

You know what word is totally and completely overused? "amazing".
Hearing that word is like hearing nails on a chalkboard. I fucking hate that word.
This is how I feel whenever I hear anyone describing something as "amazing":

Especially cause it usually isn't that amazing. It's just idiots who don't know any other words to describe how their coffee tasted that morning, or how great the parking spot is they just got.

You know what I think is amazing? The cosmos. Or how complex the human body is. Or the Grand Canyon. Not the fucking yoga class you took last week.

I, unfortunately know a bunch of people who use the A word. I, fortunately, am not friends with them anymore so I don't have to hear them jabber on about how "amazing" their nap was, or to describe how they're doing. That's another thing that really annoys me. When people describes their lives as being "amazing" What the fuck is so amazing about it? What are you doing that's so damn amazing?
Ohhh brother..

Monday, February 13, 2012

RIP Whitney

She had her demons...but still, that beautiful voice.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


I was going to blog tonight about my trip, but am trying to find pictures that I thought had uploaded from my work iphone to my computer, but can't find them.....
So tonight is going to be about me trying to recover them..


New York is FUN...

The best thing about surprising people is the look on their faces. E--- and my surprise trip to NY went off without a hitch. We got in and surprised the D's at their place. D--- had the great idea for us to be on their bed when he came in, which is what we did. The bad news is, I got too excited waiting for him to turn the light on, I took a picture before he got the light on. Which is actually pretty frightening to think of him looking in to his dark room and seeing a bunch of flashes.

So, we surprised the D's pretty good. D---- was great in Gonna See a Movie Called Gunga Din. I didn't know what to expect, but my congratulations go to M--- for a great job. The stories/interviews were paired with scenes from classic war movies. It was really well done.

I wanted to post a bunch of pictures as I had planned on making this a pictorial entry, but stupidly didn't upload them on to my computer from my phone. So, I'll break down my trip in bullet points:

- If you have a chance, go to the Spotted Calf in Park Slope for their bottomless brunch. It's a bunch of Aussie's who are pretty heavy handed with their booze. The food is good too.
-They now sell gourmet-y cupcakes on the street in SoHo. That's new. They're expensive, but still delicious after a drunken night.
-Balthazar is still a nice place to eat dinner, and their oysters are top notch.
-Westville is a good place to get some good greens, but the West Village location is tiny. Tiny, tiny, tiny.
-Pies N Thighs is always a good choice for food, but be prepared to wait. We got there at 5:40 and still had to wait for our table/food.
-Prospect Park is a nice walk
-Coors Light tallboys and salt and vinegar always are more delicious when you're drinking them with friends
-You can kick me in the face all you want. I'm a heavy sleeper
-They don't have storage lockers in Penn Station anymore, so plan to pay to have your luggage stored at an adjacent hotel
-The Ferris Wheel in the Toys R Us in Times Square is only $4.50 a person, but you won't necessarily get your own car
and finally:
-If you mail your netflix back from NY on a Saturday morning, it will get back to LA by Sunday night...

Thursday, February 2, 2012

I'd love me so hard

Today marks my first day of freedom. Yes. I am no longer at my job. We both decided it wasn't working and so yesterday was my last day. I couldn't be more excited and spent the day on the sofa. I started getting a little gloomy about it in the afternoon, and so I had a hard time in yoga tonight. I just couldn't concentrate and had to walk out. Hopefully tomorrow ill be better.

D---- sent this around today and it's been killing me.

So right now, I'm putting on The Thing (remake) and am gonna crack open a bottle of wine. 'Cause tomorrow is Friday, I ain't got no job. And I ain't gonna have shit to dooo.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Back to the old blog horse

Just a few thoughts as I'll probably blog again tonight. So, I'm back at it. I don't know why I stopped blogging, but I've committed to myself that I'm going to write more this year, and even if that means writing a simple blog no one reads, at least I'm committing to the time.

As you may all know or not, I hate my job. My boss has become impossible lately, she's one of those types who gets irritable and cranky when things don't go her way and likes to take it out on me (her assistant). So I've been grinning and bearing it, cause when she's not crazybones, she's actually quite nice and pleasant. Plus there are perks. She gave me her old iphone 4 when she got the iphone 4S, and I've been using the crap out of it. I like that the camera is better, and that you can actually download apps.

I started playing words with friends. No, don't request a game with me because I'm awful..Like..seriously, you'll wonder how a chimp got a hold of my phone and started playing. I like playing strangers cause there's no pressure to play a good game, and have impressive word I could actually be playing Alec Baldwin and not know it.

I started playing this person a few days ago, and yesterday he started messaging me all this spam.

Generally I ignore people who try to chat me during a game, and this jagoff was no exception. It's not a big deal, but this was literally the next word he played:

Just thought I'd share....