Thursday, October 25, 2007

13 Costumes of Halloweens Past -Thursday 13 #4

I am actually not sure I can remember every one, since I dressed up as the same thing a few years in a row. I will try. I may have to make some up so you think I am cool.

Disclaimer: We were poor when I was growing up, so a lot of these are throw together things. I only once remember my mom BUYING me a costume...see #1 for that one.

1. Strawberry Shortcake. This is the earliest costume I can remember. Complete with plastic mask and plastic pullover jumpsuit thingy. Freakin' adorable.
2. A baby. I was a baby all the time, so dressing up as one for many years in a row was not too far in left field. As long as we are being honest, I still AM a baby.
3. A bum. I lived in Santa Cruz, CA. I fit in quite well.
4. A ghost. Oooooh, scary. Look at that scary person with a sheet over their body and jagged circles cut out for eyes!!
5. A Pack of Wrigley's Spearmint Gum. Back when the pack was 25 cents, so I had 25¢ stamped across the top of my body. Uh huh, that was fun for a freshman girl.
6. A cave girl. It wasn't cute, At all.
7. A football player. 7th grade. I borrowed a boy's jersey, he borrowed my cheerleading outfit. It was fun walking around with a helmet on and banging my head into poles and such.
8. A nerd. I know what you are thinking. I DID have a hard time finding all the things I needed for this outfit. Never did find a pocket protector.
9. A boy. What? I just wanted to pee standing up. They have it SO easy.
10. A china girl. I think there is a picture of me in this. It may have been a dance recital, and nt Halloween, but I was still dressed up. I only took dance for like, a year. I am not known for my coordination style.
11. A clown. It was last minute so I threw on my mom's lame arse clown suit. SO original.
12. A cheerleader. My sister was a cheerleader, so I wore her outfit. Oh, joy.
13. A spider. This one was super cool, actually. I wish my mom still had it. I would SO wear it again.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

I've been sorta kinda tagged

Ok, fine, I wasn't actually TAGGED, per se, but MamaLee did it, and she said anyone who wanted to do it, could. SO I AM.

1. Name one person who made you laugh last night? Another student in my class when she said, "Boys like to play with balls." Yeah, that's right - I AM, in fact, 12.
2. What were you doing at 0800? dropping Nolan off at school
3. What were you doing 30 minutes ago? laundry - always.
4. What happened to you in 2006? Lots of things happened in 2006. I'm supposed to pinpoint ONE thing?? Um, I went to Disneyland in May 2006. THAT was fun.
5. What was the last thing you said out loud? How much longer do we have to watch UFC??
6. How many beverages did you have today? Lots of water and 3 iced teas
7. What color is your hairbrush? brownish. Actually rust colored.
8. What was the last thing you paid for? My utility bill yesterday :-(
9. Where were you last night? School.
10. What color is your front door? blue
11. Where do you keep your change? In my ashtray. Or in the money jar.
12. What’s the weather like today? sunny
13. What’s the best ice-cream flavor? Chocolate Malted Crunch from Rite Aid (Thrifty brand)
14. What excites you? Getting A+'s on my tests :)
15. Do you want to cut your hair? Yes, I do actually. It's time.
16. Are you over the age of 25? Yes I am . 7 years over.
17. Do you talk a lot? Sometimes, yes. Way too much on the phone.
18. Do you watch the O.C.? No. I've never watched it.
19. Do you know anyone named Steven? Yes, my sort of adopted brother. Haven't seen him in years. I miss Steven
20. Do you make up your own words? Well, YEAH.
21. Are you a jealous person? Not really, not even when I was constantly being cheated on by my ex boyfriend in High School. I should have been, but it's not in me.
22. Name a friend whose name starts with the letter ‘A’. Andrea (yes, you are still my friend all the way out in Georgia :-(
23. Name a friend whose name starts with the letter ‘K’. Kellie (not me, I spell my name with a 'y', but I am a good friend :-)
24. Who’s the first person on your received call list? Paula.
25. What does the last text message you received say? I don't text
26. Do you chew on your straw? yes.
27. Do you have curly hair? No
28. Where’s the next place you’re going to? Bed; to the kids' school in the morning.
29. Who’s the rudest person in your life? My grandfather. no tact.
30. What was the last thing you ate? A reese's PB Cup
31. Will you get married in the future? Nope. I am married for the last time
32. What’s the best movie you’ve seen in the past 2 weeks? Wild Hogs was the only new movie I have seen lately. It was ok. I saw Pretty Woman for the 6000th time this week, and that was better,
33. Is there anyone you like right now? I like lots of people.
34. When was the last time you did the dishes? This afternoon
35. Are you currently depressed? Nope.
36. Did you cry today? No.
37. Why did you answer and post this? It looked like fun.
38. Tag 5 people who would do this survey. Jeannene, Lisa, Bep . I don't feel like tagging anyone else, cuz I don't wanna bug them, but if you feel like doing it, PLEASE do!

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

A 32 year old Temper Tantrum??

My husband , our friend and I play scrabble quite a bit, like, a few times a week. We have all these stupid made up rules when we play. One rule is when you do a challenge, you can choose to really challenge a word and play by SCRABBLE rules or you can do what we call a "friendly lookup" where you choose not to challenge, but look it up anyway. On a friendly lookup, the looker upper says whether or not it is a word and most of the time if it's NOT A WORD, the person who played the word takes it off the board and starts over.
SO, it was MY turn. I had a seven letter word (50 point Bonus, kachow!) Gruntle. I could play the "L" off of the end of 'ova', making it 'oval'. My husband and our friend both say, "Challenge!" Well, I had definitely heard DISgruntle, but couldn't recall (under the pressure) if indeed, I had ever heard the word, "gruntle." I started to second guess myself, because BOTH of them (our friend has been around 15 years longer than us) had never heard the word. So, my husband, Zac, decides to do a "Friendly lookup." He looks it up, then looks at me and slyly shakes his head ,"no" as if to say, "No, honey, it's not a word, take it off before it gets challenged for real." So I took it off and used gruel or something lame like that. AS SOON as I write my score (a measly 17 points) Zac yells, "cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of". Yes, as a matter of fact, that IS the definition of gruntle. I was PISSED. Yes, PISSED. Needless to say, being the competitor that I am, I pouted and was mean the rest of the game. It was not even about winning (which I did anyway!). It was about the betrayal of my husband that had me DISGRUNTLED. Yep, we all know THAT is a word.

Monday, October 22, 2007

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