Monday, March 3, 2008

A Random Monday

Hey, I'm still here!! It's been a bizzy bizzy month, with not much time to read or write things not pertaining to work (unfartunately), but I wanted to take a quick minute to drop a little randomness your way:

Countdown for mission: Punta Cana is on! One week from today, DD and I will be departing for our vacation. If I don't soon find a bathing suit, I'll be wearing my birfday suit. Ew!

Speaking of ew, there's a European beach at our resort. To me, that means boobs and speedos. I don't know which is worse, being surrounded by naked young supermodels making me feel totally inadequate, or a bunch of old hairy fat men in speedos with their big saggy wives wearing well .... the same. I'm not lookin forward to either, but I have to say I think I'll take the latter. Is something wrong with me? Probably.

The news reported a story this morning: "Plot uncovered to murder Mick Jagger." I was completely riveted and have practically made myself late for work trying to hear the story. You know what I learned? There was a plot back in 1969 .... yes, almost 40 friggin years ago ... to kill him after something happened at a concert with a motorcycle gang. 40 YEARS AGO!!! This a headline news story this morning. I feel cheated. (although I'm glad there's no real plot)

This presidential election gets weirder and weirder as each day passes. I am completely baffled by our bizarre primary system of caucuses, elections, and super/nonsuper delegates ... and why does it have to take 4 months to pick a party candidate? Why can't we just have one primary election on one day that decides it? Seriously, I thought I was the queen of making things more difficult than they have to be, but I've got nothing on our political system.

I just got my Passport back. I'm not sure what happened to my photo between the CVS digital camera and the Passport agency, but I went from looking like a cute girl having a good hair day to a massive pumpkin-head taking too much human growth hormone. How can this be? Now I'm stuck with it for 10 years.

I needed DD's parent's phone number for something the other day and he started off by telling me "H-O-...." I said, "No, their PHONE number." Again, he said "H- O ...." and a bunch of numbers. I barely remember this, but back in the olden days people used to have phone numbers with letters in them. I finally got the numbers from him, but I'm certain that my old soul of a boyfriend will never give up the old way.

I never did catch a mouse in my house. I put down traps, loaded them with a nice piece of Asiago (I assume my rodents have a refined palate if they're coming into my house) ... and nothing. No evidence of doodies, the cheese is still there, and no sightings in general. I guess that's a good thing. Am picking up the traps and putting them away in the basement, hopefully never to really need them.

Alrighty, it's time to get to work. By the way, I've heard a few people mention an interest in fast, easy, and delicious recipes lately. I've got a few in my repertoire (beyond, "hey, how about a grilled chicken breast) that'll I'll post later on this week. In the meantime, I'll be catching up on all of your posts ... am wayyyy behind.

Have a good day .. feel free to drop a quick comment to let me know what kind of random craziness is going on in your life .....


Kelly said...

Random craziness?
I took the kids to Shampoo yesterday for disco.
Both random and crazy.

Before you think I am some kind of terrible mother (I am, by the way)it was an event sponsored by Metropolitan Moms.

Bridget enjoyed it; Sean was freaked out!

Its hard to keep your eye on two 5 year olds in a dark nightclub.

Los said...

I read about the Mick Jagger/Hell's Angels "thingy." Of course, since I'm a Stones fan, I was quite interested in this - who knows how rock would've turned out had Jagger died? This was during the absolute peak of their popularity, so the Stones may have become more "legendary" than the Beatles (of course, they reached that status a long time ago in my heart).

Baroness von Bloggenschtern said...

You're back! Yay!! My random craziness involves getting back from a business trip with the Baron, only to do a fast catch up on laundry, cleaning, and trying to squeeze dr's appts in to my darling teenagers' busy school schedules before I can get on the plane again this week. Oh, the glam life of moi. The excitement is really too hard to take sometimes.

As for the resort thing, why not compete with the supermodels? Show them what a real chicky looks like. And really - will you know anyone else there? If we hadn't had the boys with us in Mexico, I would have tried. Just remember to apply liberal dollops sunscreen to the nerpal regions.

schue said...

I got to go to a baby shower, and a choir concert and all the song were in German. Good times.

Rara said...

We celebrated my husband's 47th birfday. Little dancing and drinkin' twas fun!