Tuesday Randomness

How in the world is it Thanksgiving next week? Where did the time go? And is it possible that this next weekend not be in the 70s? I am beginning to get a complex when it comes to picking out clothes to wear each day.

  • The past couple of weeks I have indulged myself by taking Friday off. Apparently I needed it. The Friday before last I took it so I could deal with my guest room. . . but I didn’t even so much glance at that room.
  • Last Friday I knew I had no choice but to deal with it because I also needed to buy a bed for my parents and the current state of the room didn’t exactly welcome a queen size bed.
  • Because I rarely sleep in anymore, I got up and dealt with the room first thing. This never happens, so I was shocked as I went through the stuff that had been thrown in the room; putting everything in a tote and stacking them in the closet.
  • FYI–guests will not really have room to hang stuff in this closet, oh well. At least it is no longer an episode of Hoarders. 
  • I also managed to gather the random junk mail, paper and other crap that seems to camp out into a trash bag to take to the dumpster.
  • I started laundry, dealt with the kitchen and finally got cleaned up.
  • The nice part of taking a Friday off from work, it gives me a chance to get stuff done but not feel rushed. I knew I would need to get out to run a couple of errands but instead of running out of the door as soon as I got cleaned up, I read, watched some tv and piddled around.
  • I went to a couple mattress stores and giggled when the salespeople wanted to point me to the higher end models. Seriously? I need a basic queen set and frame. Doesn’t have to be fancy people. And while I could have dragged my very old queen set back up here when I moved, I didn’t want to torture any future guests.
  • I am sure it used to be a very comfy bed but in all fairness, how comfortable is a 30+ year old mattress?
  • My trusty, I am never ever going to part with it, like ever rocker is sitting in the guest room, waiting for the bed to come so it won’t be lonely.
  • Background: this poor rocker is as old as me. I was rocked in it as a baby, my mom’s dog used to hike his leg around it in a fit a jealousy and it was re-upholstered sometime in the late 80s. Dad also broke the base so if you sit in it a certain way, it will tip over with you in it.
  • But I love that thing and it has moved about 100 times with me. I will eventually get it fixed and recovered.
  • I was told a few years ago that being an Ole Miss fan is one of the tougher things a person could do. . . they were right. So close, yet so far Saturday night; Vandy beating us AGAIN. Not enough Jack in the world to get me through those losses.
  • I did get to witness two, um, interesting women get into an argument about football teams in the bar. The drunker one of the two did the whole up close, bump you with my chest and let the bar stool fall on the floor. She was ushered away to cool off and the other woman quickly paid her tab and left the bar.
  • I am still wondering why drunk one didn’t get kicked out or cut off. She came back, did a few more shots and wallered (is that even a word? I mean, I use it when talking about the cat not leaving me alone. . . ) on a few men.
  • It was all Klassy with a K.
  • I believed I OD’ed on football Sunday and watched the ESPN 30 on 30 documentary, Ghosts of Ole Miss. It was a wonderful documentary and left me conflicted on what I know is right and traditions.
  • Monday night was filled with a lot of pacing, gripping the arm of my chair, yelling at the tv and thinking I might need oxygen
  • All because the Steelers almost lost to another crappy team
  • They pulled out the win but my man Rothlisberger is hurt
  • I am officially a sad panda
  • I am doing fairly decently on try # 1,875,139,471 of losing weight, getting into smaller sized pants but I need to get back into walking, ugh

Now I must go deal with my fantasy football team, I won this past week but I need to deal with some players going on bye this week as well as some players that are questionable. I also need to have a talk with my Steelers, I need them to beat the Ravens. I need them to go into the playoffs and not as a Wild Card. I also need to talk to Coach Freeze about Ole Miss needing to win so they can go bowling this year.

Clearly I have issues. . . I am also waiting for Bettman to throw greed to the side and get the NHL season going. I haven’t been to a game in forever and I always loved going when I lived here before.

Tuesday Randomness

Apparently getting older means you completely forget you have a blog. Seriously, last week was a blur and then it was all about the Super Bowl, so let’s see if I can get this all back on track!

  • If you and your ten roommates had an apartment with no common room furniture, would you spend the money on some or get a puppy that you leave crated on the deck 80% of the time? If you chose option number two then we must be neighbors!
  • I realized tonight after hitting the gym that the only thing that stays committed to me is the fat on my body. Why can’t I have a guy like that?
  • You know you had a good workout when you get back to your apartment, unload you crap from the day and you are still sweating.
  • I am seriously considering moving to Canada. Why? That Income Property guy is hella cute!
  • I called the boy after the game Sunday, he sounded like he was asleep. Nope, he was just trying to catch his breath after the Giants won. Bless him, he takes football more seriously than I do.
  • Speaking of which, how long till the start of football?
  • I am going to have to see The Vow this weekend and fair warning, I will be crying through most of it.
  • Wookie has put a hit on that dog in the Doritos commercial from Sunday, I don’t blame him.
  • I may have offended some friends on Facebook Sunday when I called out Madonna for trying to cling to her 20s. Yes, I know she is in great shape and all but what is wrong with growing older gracefully?
  • At least the sound was decent this year. Most Super Bowl halftime shows leave me wondering if the hard of hearing is working the sound system.
  • I am so ready for my mini vacation. . .
  • Well, I am almost ready. I have some weight to drop in order to get the next reward. . .
  • I am going to the dentist tomorrow for my top crown to be put on; thank goodness because I am over going to the dentist all the time.
  • Kudos to me for finally creating a pretty decent batch of French Onion soup, yes I am obsessed. All it needed was a little port.
  • Most days I don’t mind being single, today is not one of them. I need a guy to come over and rub my feet till my eyes roll to the back of my head.

Now I am off to stretch to my little heart’s content. I really need to get my left leg loosened up because it is driving me crazy. I would ask Wook to help me out but he likes to show off just how flexible he is and that is just mean.