deeples

But, would they do me? I’m guessing, no.

August19

My current list of 5 famous people that I get a pass on the whole fidelity thing, should I find myself flying down the strip in a stretch Hummer, whooping it up, drinking Maker’s Mark out our shoes, and winking friskily at one another with one of these guys:

1. Robert Downey, Jr.


2. Johnny Depp

3. Timothy Olyphant

4. John Cusack

5. Vincent D’Onofrio

And if you disagree with any of my choices, CONSIDER THIS – you know who almost makes this list? Like, just barely squeaked out. Like, if you ask me tomorrow or even maybe in an hour, he’ll be back in?

This guy:

I’ve always sort of had a thing for Oliver Platt. Oh, shut up.

Who’s on your Famous Freebie Five list?

#11 of 30

June10

Today was my pre-op for my surgery on Monday.

# of times they stuck a needle in me to draw blood: 3

# of times I was asked if I currently owned or had intentions of owning hair extensions: 3

# of “neurological tests” that required me to walk toe to heel in straight lines and close my eyes and balance, etc : 12, approx

# of times I was glad I’d never been issued a field sobriety test because this shit is HARD even without drinks:  12, approx.

# of times I thought, “Are you fucking kidding me?” : <40

100 things that make me happy…

May29

1. when a butterfly lands on me

2. fresh baked bread

3. smelly markers – the ones that smell like fruits and candy (except that jacked up black licorice one)

4. John Hughes movies – Sixteen Candles, Pretty In Pink, Breakfast Club, Weird Science…

5. getting cards and packages in the mail

6. cussing

7. Sephora, Ulta… any and all Makeup Meccas

8. public libraries (especially when I request a book and it comes in)

9. pull tabs. I go seriously batshit when I realize a bar/restaurant has pull tabs.

10. laying under trees and watching the sunlight filter through the branches and listening to the wind move the leaves… I could give you the long explanation that is… ok, I’m a Taurus and that is an earth sign which means I’m far more comfortable in dirt and rocks and plants than I am in water, air or fire… I’m not sure how many people are more comfortable on fire, but you see where I’m going with this. The short answer is that I like trees. And laying under them.

11. a rock-star parking space (you know, just shy of a handicap spot – can I say handicap? I think so.)

12. thunderstorms

13. writing

14. when I randomly and almost accidentally understand what someone else is saying in another language after growing up with a French-speaking grandmother, a German speaking mother and taking two (TWO!) years of Spanish in high school

15. the Stilton burger with truffle oil and parmesan fries from The Bulldog in Northeast

16. spontaneous genuine smiles

17. when someone holds a door for me, says “bless you” when I sneeze : average garden variety common courtesy that is so rare these days

18. empty public bathrooms

19. “smut mags” – The Enquirer, Globe, Star

20. someone else washing my hair (ahhhh…)

21. peanut butter

22. Christmas trees

23. museums

24. scratch off lottery tickets

25. Billy Collins poetry

26. bumper stickers about tolerance and peace

27. Better Cheddar crackers

28. Brittish/Aussie accents

29. Halloween – everything about it. Except that it isn’t a National Holiday that we get off work. Boo!

30. The PediEgg

31. reading in bed

32. getting emails from people that make me smile

33. bandwidth

34. gerbera daisies

35. avocados

36. flopping a set

37. turning a boat

38. football season

39. making the playoffs

40. fantasy football

41. my Mazda Tribute

42. coupons

43. Diet Coke

44. Diet Coke with Windsor

45. foot massage

46. Sabino Canyon and Mt. Lemon

47. swap meets

48. praise

49. mashed potatoes

50. Co. Bigelow

51. Going to Vegas

52. singing in the shower

53. corn mazes

54. board games

55. being valued

56. my best friend

57. surprises

58. people that get my drift, accept that I’m difficult but ALSO worth it, in the end

59. a snappy comeback

60. the future

61. my family & friends

62. reality shows

63. treasure/scavenger hunts

64. living in Minnesota

65. when I plant something and it actually grows (rare, I admit – but holy shit, have you seen my currant bush? It’s going crazy!  Kir Royale, anyone?)

66. being smart and creative

67. new socks and underwear

68. going to the State Fair and Renaissance Fair

69. that there might be more to life than we know… magic… life on other planets.. time travel.. ghosts..

70. really sharp cheese

71. waterfalls

72. public speaking

73. pomengranites

74. Lutsen

75. pumpkin patches

76. strong Democrat candidates

77. candles

78. acoustic music

79. Saints games

80. feeling pretty

81. new perfume

82. going barefoot

83. a clean house (speaking of rare…)

84. the color orange

85. old, soft sheets

86. pajamas

87. making out

88. autumn

89. really great soap (like the kind my sister I-L sent me from Berkeley!!!)

90. soft pretzels

91. people who keep their promises

92. my kids… my amazing kids…

93. blue jeans

94. iced tea

95. getting the bonus on a slot machine

96. sunsets (trite much? I don’t care. Suck it.)

97. my mom’s cool, reassuring hand on my forehead when I’m hurting…

98. my husband

99. popcorn at the movies

100.  nicknames

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