Thursday, September 28, 2006
Saturday morning, we enjoyed the Tailgate Party where we all purchased last season's BYU apparel. Luckily Joani had supplied my "Y" shirt and pom poms prior to the game. Unfortunately, I didn't take her up on her offer for a hat/visor so I had to buy a hat from the picked over apparel.
One thing I learned is to take public transportation as much as possible when attending an event with masses of people. We had some difficulty obtaining parking for our rented Jeep Liberty because Boston College is not very welcoming to its visitors. Being the resourceful NYers that we are...we flagged down a taxi to take us the 2 miles from our parking space to the stadium.
All in all, we had a great time in Boston. The one way to make the trip better, would be if the Cougars hadn't lost in double overtime. At least it gave my white skin some more time to tan.
Here are more pictures from our sojourn in Boston:
It was a lot of fun to sit in my living room and sing along to the theme song as well as revert back to a nine year old who never missed an episode. One year for my birthday, Joani gave me a fashion plate stencil set of Jem and the Holograms. I spent hours upon hours creating outfits for the most "outrageous" girls.
My joy of Jem was not only apparent during my childhood but my adulthood also. My former roommate Choreographer bought me a Jem shirt for Christmas. Now that is true friendship...to walk into Anthropologie and buy a t-shirt with an 80s cartoon icon.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
For instance...I stopped into my favorite deli to pick up some food for a late lunch today. Normally I won't eat a ton if it is late in the day, but there was the most gorgeous guy ordering from the hot foods that I just had to get a heaping helping of baked macaroni and cheese. This food selection was made purely so I could stand next to his beautifulness and hope it would transfer to me via osmosis. Unfortunately, I think the only result from my experiment is I had to eat really nasty macaroni and cheese.
Therefore, I will resolve that next time I see a beautiful person I will smile at them because as the new television show 6 degrees (on ABC Wednesday nights after Lost) teaches, "the person you pass on the street could become your best friend." And, a girl in the big city can never have enough friends, especially if they are part of the beautiful people club.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Anyone else had any crazy mass transit people sightings? I'm sure this won't be my last unusual accessorizing sighting.
Monday, September 25, 2006
Congrats on the new purchase little bro. I look forward to taking "Bubba" for a spin when I return to the homefront for Christmas.
Friday, September 22, 2006
I have never been one to use massive amounts of styling products in my hair. In fact it wasn't until I cut off all my hair during the great destruction of 1999 that I started using fancy things like pomade and volumizing mousse. It seems strange that I never embraced the world of hair care because I have always been obsessive about having clean hair. I MUST wash my hair everyday. I would leave campus at lunch during high school to go home and wash my hair if I woke up late that morning. That is how much I was obsessed with my hair.
Now, I can recommend to the masses of woman who suffer from curly in the back and straight in the front hair to go to the local salon and pick up some of this miracle product called Smoothing Shine Milk. Heck go a little crazy and buy two!
Thursday, September 21, 2006
My Brother Punkin' with his Blake-ster in their true BYU blue
The gorgeous Julia and her two brothers, Jimmy & Kenny
Blake, the Happy BYU Boy
Honestly, could these four kids be any cuter!?! I feel like I have a high reputation when I decide to start reproducing. But I do come from good genes based on how my brothers, sister and I ended up. Take a look...
Big Lug, Me, Punkin', Coyote & the Moocher
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
So for all of you who feel that New York is "scary", I urge you to realize that New York might be intimidating but it only becomes "scary" if you go somewhere you shouldn't be at a time when you shouldn't be there (i.e. Washington Heights at 2:00am).
New York is fabulous and has so much to offer visitors from around the world that I hate to think that something like fear of the big city would keep you away.
The magical New York skyline
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
I'm not really sure what I will be doing to commemorate this great day. Maybe I will go a little crazy and decide to buy myself an "I (heart) NY" t-shirt. It seems appropriate for the occasion.
If only I had taken a picture of my first moments in NYC like my mom did each first day of school.
Monday, September 18, 2006
It can be very disconcerting to walk down the block and see K-9 units sniffing everything, "newspaper" sellers with earpieces and the largest guns held by the largest men with the largest helmets and bulletproof vests. I think my brother, Coyote, would be in paradise to see the sights I see while traversing from my little office on the corner of 49th and Park Avenue. I'm less than thrilled when the eagle lands in the Waldorf Astoria nest.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
I of course put on my Sherlock Holmes hat and grabbed my magnifying glass to try and "CSI" the whereabouts of this irreplaceable clock. Apparently my abilities to investigate the case are not as stellar as I would have liked to believe. The clock is still missing and the leads and clues are fast drying up.
So, I beg each of you to keep your eyes out for any suspicious person carrying a brass Tiffany clock out in the open. It is your civic duty to follow, stop and confront that person on my behalf. Okay, so that might be extreme. Maybe a better option would be for everyone to cross your fingers that the clock is found and my sleep becomes sweet again.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
My one issue that remains from this relationship was the fact that my brother didn't get roommates of his own for me to practice flirting. Oh well. Big Lug, I now understand why you chose to start your family with a great woman like Liver instead of waiting until you could hook up your younger sister up with some male attention. Bravo to you!
Monday, September 11, 2006
The only thing I don't like is the speakerphone volume. The best thing is that it slips easily into my pocket and doesn't cause an unslightly bulge.
So give me a call on my new sexy thin phone so I can show how cool I am to those around me and hear my new Jimmy Eat World "Lucky Denver Mint" ring tone.
Friday, September 08, 2006
I will be thrilled, ecstatic, grateful and appreciative when I give the reins of the mailroom and errands back to him on Monday. This weekend I feel like I need to sleep for 20 hours to recover my nerves of steel and smiling countenance because if one more person asks me to do something random, I might just tell them "hell no."
Monday, September 04, 2006
After two grueling five set matches, Andre's steam ran out on Sunday afternoon against Benjamin Becker, the 211th ranked player in the world. At the conclusion of the match, the New York fans did what they did best and sent Agassi into retirement with an 8 minute standing ovation.
I love and adore tennis but I love and adore the players who put everything out on the court. Andre Agassi was one of the those players and I will miss him terribly. There is no one who has the capability to take his place in the tennis world but I look forward to seeing somebody try.