Monday, April 19, 2010

observations...

My was spent running errands, going to a few games for a hockey tournament, eating out (naughty, naughty), one too many drinks on Saturday night, fun company, a few hours laying in the sun with my sister and ended with dinner at my parents house and finally falling asleep in the best spot ever, my B’s arms. I woke up this morning to find Gus in my closet sleeping in the laundry basket, on his back….cutest thing ever!

I got an email this morning about some 30 interesting observations….I thought I’d share thoughts on some of them as they related to my weekend/every day life…

7. Map Quest really needs to start their directions on #5. I'm pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighborhood.
*This weekend Kelly (another coach’s wife) and I had to navigate to a rink. When we printed directions it said 51 minutes so we decided to time it and with our detour for bagels and coffee it was a total of 50 minutes. Maybe mapquest knew we would be stopping?! ;)

10. Bad decisions make good stories.
*Bad decision – 2 grown men on a ducati
*Good story - Billy and his friend both got on his motorcycle and Billy took him for a ride….can you imagine two guys on a sport bike? The other guy did have to wrap his arms around Billy and had to hold on tight…they also passed a trooper! & They almost tipped over in the driveway but they were able to keep the bike up with their own legs....men are not always smart, ha. Myself and the other guy’s wife got quite the laugh out of this as we can’t imagine them doing this, ever. I only wish I could’ve gotten a picture!!

11. You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day.
*This happens to me every.single.day! Can ya’ll relate?

14. "Do not machine wash or tumble dry" means I will never wash this -ever.
*For me it means, I will wash on the “gentle cycle” and hang dry…then throw in the dryer for a fluffing. I had to wash a coat this weekend that was dry clean only, it came out perfect.

18. I think the freezer deserves a light as well.
*I was honestly thinking that this weekend!! We keep a lot more in our freezers than our fridges and I think a light would be nice!

22. I would rather try to carry 10 plastic grocery bags in each hand than take 2 trips to bring my groceries in.
*Every time I get home from Target I try to do this. It might take me a few minutes to get up the stairs with all the weight of the bags but I can usually make it, ha.
If I have paper bags, which I prefer, I can’t do this.

24. I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.
*no further words needed….

30. As a driver I hate pedestrians, and as a pedestrian I hate drivers,but no matter what the mode of transportation,I always hate cyclists.
*I walk a few blocks to work in the morning from the bus and I can totally relate to this, drivers and cyclists are in their own world! I’ve seen someone get hit by a car while walking across the street.

anywho….I hope every one had a wonderful weekend!

Have a great day!! :)

43 comments:

Aishlea and Brandon said...

I am laughing at the Mapquest needs to start with #5! So funny and SO true! :)

Rasha said...

number 11 yes, happens EVERY day haha

THE Stephanie said...

This is SOOOO true!

#7 - exactly! The beginning directions are pointless, and most of the time wrong anyway!

#11 - I'm with you girl. Especially when the boss is out town. BLOG TIME!

#24 - DUH! :)

Lindsey said...

Border & hunger thing . . .can so relate! ha ha! So bad! And I totally agree with you on the Mapquest starting on #5!! That is so annoying!

Glad you had a good weekend! Happy Monday cutie pie!

Sarah said...

I cannot agree more with #22 -- my husband is always telling me to just take more than one trip. But I would just prefer to do it all at once. Perhaps it is laziness ;)

Lil' Woman said...

I can totally relate to these....hilarious!!

Sarah Ann said...

Hahahaha these things are SO TRUE. Especially that mapquest one...god I hate using it...

Whitney said...

I can totally relate to basically all these!!!

Especially the one about carrying 10 bags in your hands, so you don't make more than one trip. Cyclists..ugh! They are always out, and in packs.

Blair @ Reasonably Swanky said...

Girl I can relate to each and everyone...I am cracking up!

Danielle said...

LOL I so agree with Mapquest starting at #5! I usually end up printing only half of the directions :-P And I don't think I ever realized that the freezer doesn't have a light. What is that all about?!

littledaisymay said...

haha These are all so true! MapQuest should definitely start at #5! I do the same thing with shopping bags too :)

Erin said...

ha ha ah! I absolutly relate to # 11 and # 14! also to #24...but that just goes without saying :)

Lindsey said...

This cracked me up, so fun to read!

Ela said...

These are too cute, just like you!

Boredom and hunger, I so relate. A lot of the times I'm hungry then I go watch TV and it goes away, LOL.

And I do that too with the machine, just watch it with wool...ruined a few things that way :(

Cyclists make me nervous, I hate having to drive past them.

xo

Whitney said...

I HATE cyclists. Our city is a "green city" and so in the summer its chalk full of cyclists and want not... SO ANNOYING! They run red lights, go left on red, etc. If they want to "share to road" then they should abide by the rules.... gaaah! (Can you tell I get so worked up?)

Also.... thank god our freezer has a light! I need to see my ice cream flavors, duh!

Laura@Cowboy Boots said...

lol@mapquest! i know right!!!

and the grocery bag thing...i do that too! today i had so many on both my arms i was making these grunting noises..i could barely get the door open..had to use my foot...then i grunted the loudest trying to heave ho them on the counter! glad to know i'm not alone

Shelby Bukhenik said...

I was just talking about how annoying cyclists are!! She are ALWAYS in the way no matter what your mode of transportation is!

katie beth said...

Great post!

Brittany said...

I agree with ALL of the above!

I get so mad when I am walking with the kids to the park... There has been several times that I had to hold back a few cuss words at drivers who didn't stop at the cross walk! Where are the cops when you need them!

brooke said...

this is so funny and totally true!!!! i can definitely relate to the washing one as i LOATH the thought of washing anything new...it never looks the same!

and heck yes lady i will ALWAYS try to get everything in one trip rather than forty...i am just that lazy...haha...

glad you had a great weekend!!!! here's to hoping this week goes as quickly as most weekends seem to!

Brittany Ann said...

I have seen this email, and I know what you mean! It is all so, so unspoken, but so, so true!

chelsea said...

hilarious! And ridiculously true :)

Meant to be a mom said...

Your list is SOOOO FUNNY!!! And freakishly true. The don't machine wash means never wash. HAHA. I think thats definitely true. The boredom and hunger comment. Too funny and too true. All of them. :)

Lana said...

I've gotten that email once before and there were so many true things on it!!

CJ Sime said...

I always try to bring in all the groceries at one time!!! That totally made me giggle. But I live in a secure apartment building so i have to go through 3 doors (2 locked) to get to mine. I have doing 2nd trips!!!!

Greate post!

CJ Sime said...

Good thing I know how to spell "great" incorrectly!!!! duh.

Taylor @ The Undomestic Momma said...

haha I love this! so true!

Brittany said...

These are too funny and I can relate to them all! You're right bad decisions do make god stories!

And there's no way I will ever hand wash my clothes! Thank God for the delicate cycle!

I hope you have a fabulous week!

Caity said...

I can relate to all of these, haha. Great post for a Monday. :)

Lori said...

I love this post!!! My hubby always loads all the groceries on his arms, and I am standing there laughing at him because he looks so funny. But then I do the same thing!! HA!!!

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

haha! #14 - I do the EXACT same thing! I am glad I'm not alone!

brown eyed girl said...

LOL HILAIRIOUS!!! I think I agree with everything you said! Especially mapquest. I don't need them to say "..continue 500 feet to X road"!

Brittany said...

24. I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.
*no further words needed….

I hate when this happens! It happens a lot at work lol

And it must be a pom thing because Snuggles love to sleep in the clothes basket too!

Hope you had a wonderful weekend pretty lady! :-)

Crazy Shenanigans said...

I have to agree with every single one of these! I always try to carry all the grocery bags at once lol

The Pittman's said...

I also concur, all true!

Kara@Pickerill Prattle said...

What a fun list! I can relate with you on some those too! Especially mapquest!

Jax said...

hahaha.. love it! I"ve seen this before and I so agree..

Ella said...

Completely agree!!!

Great blog :)

Alison said...

These are all so true! What a cute post! I especially hate cyclists. They seriously irritate the crap out of me! :)

Becca said...

WHat a cute idea for a post! I can definitely relate to a lot of those! My hubby refuses to makek multiple trips out to the car for groceries too. Once he had so many bags hanging from his arms that they actually pinched his arms and made them bleed!!!

Meg said...

That is awesome that Mapquest knew you were stopping for coffee and bagels. :)

Also, bringing in your 10 bag of stuff from Target would be a lot easier if you use the reusable bags because they hold a lot more. Just a little tip.

Lauren Kelly said...

Ha!! So love this!!!!! :)

OceanDreams said...

These were great, I can definitely relate to the work one, so hard to stay on task! Also, drivers are in their own little worlds, it is so important to be aware of your surroundings! Hunger and boredom. Oh my goodness, so hard to tell sometimes! Hope you are having a wonderful week Annie!

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