Tuesday, July 28, 2009

More Weddings

This weekend was Michael's dad's wedding. Michael was the best man or as his dad put it, "the guy who stands up there and holds the ring."

This is another version of Michael's "why do you take pictures of me from 2 feet away" face (4th try I got him to smile), but doesn't he look handsome in his suit? :o)

Side Note: Why do church ladies (and random wedding guests) insist on reassuring me that "it'll be [me] soon"?? I guess I'm just at the age where older women think it is odd that I'm not wedding crazy.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Its Like They're Not Even Trying Anymore

I'm reading a consumerist article this morning about an email scam going out that is from Amazonfraudcenter.com and it talks all about how real the email looks and warns people to be careful, etc. etc. etc.

I open my yahoo mail account and my first email has the subject line, "loan" and the body is the following:

Interested applicant should Apply today with these details for 1% interst rate loan:Name,Age,
Occupation,address,Loan Amount,Duration.Tel,Via email[redacted for your safety] William.B

Do they think I'm so stupid that they don't even have to try to scam me? Have a little respect scammers, have a little respect.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

I Do Not Have OCD

So I almost bought Twilight the other day but then I thought it might be fun to end the pay period with a positive amount of money so I held off. As I'm telling this to Michael I realize something; if the movies are named like the books and I buy the movies, how amd I going to organize them into me collection????

The books all have completely differnt titles: Twilight, New Moon, ummm Eclipse maybe? and the last one umm Dawn something. I organize my DVD's alphabetically, those will be all over the place. What am I to do? See with Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter all the titles begin the same so I don't feel bad if they are slightly out of alpha order in order to be in chronological order but these don't all start the same! I paused here at which point Michael asked if there was some sort of pill I could take.

I miss Kailey, she understood. We could discuss things like where to put the box set of Toy Story, Toy Story II, and A Bug's Life* and when we separated out box sets into a separate shelf, wait are we moving box sets or TV Shows? What constitutes a box set? Just larger boxes, what about a TV show that is in a normal DVD case?** Shouldn't Les Miserables go under 'M' since "les" means "the" in French?***

This wasn't an issue with the books because the books weren't around long enough for this to come up.

I do not have OCD. These things are important.

*It eventually went under 'D' because technically it was called the Disney DVD Box Set.
**We decided that TV and Movies would be separated (there wasn't enough space on one bookshelf)
***Yes, it was moved to the M's

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Monday, July 20, 2009

Now, I know that Target doesn't carry a big selection of books and maybe because of that the people who work there don't get the opportunity to read a lot of books so I really have no idea whose fault it is that the web designer (and bis boss presumably) thinks that a book is electronic.

"ummm, we sell them on the internet and that is electronic so books must be electronic. Yeah! that's it, put them under electronics!"

Sunday, July 19, 2009

I'm A Little Embarrassed

but, ok, here goes: I actually kind of totally enjoyed the Twilight movie. Don't get me wrong the movie is completely trashy but I found it to be an enjoyable trashy.

Maybe it was because my expectations were so incredibly low that the movie couldn't help but exceed them but I'm actually looking a little forward to the next movie. Of course that may make me not enjoy the next movie nearly as much.

As I suspected, there just isn't time in a movie to have the same whiny conversation over and over again (major issue with the books) and so the only part that felt whiny to me was the very end when Bella was in the hospital and I was ok with that because it made sense.

On the other hand, the sound effects guy (or whoever made the sound effects final decisions) needs to be fired. I get it, Vampires move fast. The wooshing noise EVERY time they move fast is uneccessary. Also, that tinkling bells noise when he steps into the sun? Annoying.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Pretty In Purple

Hmm, how very non descript of you.

Ooooo, thats a little better.

Now that's what I'm talking about!

Thank you Mommy & Daddy!!!!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Whoa, I Should Vacuum

My glasses arrived today and all I can say is I've been missing out on some detail. Also, I like them :o) They are very similar to my old ones except they are pink/red instead of tan/brown.

Next up: Sunglasses! I am determined not to get a headache every time I go outside.

What have YOU been doing?

I've been busy, maybe, I can't remember. Lets see what has happened recently that you should be updated on.

Michael and I went to Mamma Mia! two weekends ago and it was tons of fun. We were smack dab in the front row center so I could definitely see (even with my 3 year out of date prescription glasses). It was also cool because we could see into the pit and watch the band. They like to make fun of the play while it is going on.

Last week I ordered new glasses - as Brian Regan would say, "how could instantly improved vision not be at the top of your to do list?" Now this would be super exciting for me except that this week I ordered a new computer so that has WAY superceeded my excitement about new glasses. Of course the computer I want is on backorder so I don't know when it will get here *sad face*

Just for fun:

Why is my life so often comparable to a Brian Regan sketch?

For the 4th of July I wanted to make it fun so we decided to have a mini BBQ. I made creamed corn and ate all of it myself because apparently corn based dishes are my favorite thing in the world (or possibly potato - would you believe that I did NOT grow up in the midwest?). I also made Michael another awesome cheeseburger which has now been dubbed the Ultimate Cheeseburger which immediately caused me to begin singing the Meaty Cheesy Boys song which garnered my a weird look. Apparently knowing the songs from mid 90's commercials isn't that awesome.

Yes, I can still sing the whole version from the commercial (there is apparently an extended version that I had never heard). I can also do the California's Truck Stop Dodge commercial song. Yes, sometimes I am proud of those facts.