Monday, August 31, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
I love Bill Burns. He is prob one of the funniest guys I have ever met. Bill wanted to leave work around 3 p.m. today to go to Tony G's but I was too busy to leave. I told him to go bug Beth into going.. Bill, looking very dapper today in his suit, said some folks may mistake him and Beth being on a date, since Beth was wearing a dress (hence, the picture above.. after a few glasses of wine.)
When I first moved to this area and got the job at GES, I didn't know anyone. Bill was one of the first people at my company to make me feel welcome. He was also my "wingman" or "partner in crime." I would always go to Bill's office and ask if he wanted to go out after work and he would always accompany me. I don't if he just enjoyed my company (HA) or, more likely, the company of his Coors lite but he was literally my first friend up here. He's such a fun guy and literally the life of the party. Love ya Bill!
Monday, August 24, 2009
This weekend I went to Mom's and she gave me her coffee table. It's an family antique. She also gave me 2 kitchen chairs that went with the table. (The coffee table was originally a kitchen table and my step dad cut it down.) I bought a kitchen table from Ikea. Everything else I re did was just using other things in the house.
TV Stand Before: Yeah, I know.. 1992 wants it tv back. We're not going to buy a new t.v. until this one dies. This one is perfectly fine.. it's just big and heavy.
Friday, August 21, 2009
Anyway, I'm back on track. I love love love the online Weight Watchers tracker. You can also get it on your phone. I have to do the tracker every single day to keep myself on target.
This is slow going but it will be worth it. Hell, I'll be happy to get to my weight that I was before that I gained the weight. (I was my skinniest about 4 years ago.) I'm never going to be one of those stick thin people.. I'm just not built like that. I have big boobs, muscular legs.. I'm never going to be "svelte" I swear if I didn't have big boobs, I'd look a hell of alot skinnier.. and could jog without wearing 2 sports bra, and swing a baseball bat... etc. No one is ever happy with their figure are they?
Sunday, August 16, 2009
JBob and Will spent the day at Gma's. I know this b/c everytime the kids spend time with anyone in the family, Aunt Lea sends me her picasso album with about 45 pictures! LOL! I love it though! She can also shoot videos on the phone. It's so cute to see them on video too. I miss these little rotten cuties.
Monday, August 10, 2009
In case many of you haven't figured it out... I'm a BIG book nerd. I LOVE TO READ. It's my favorite thing to do. I normally read about 3-5 books a week. I read while I eat b'fast, I read while I'm on the stair master at the gym, when I get home in the evening, I "decompress" by pouring a glass of wine or a glass of tea and reading. After dinner and our walk, Rich watches t.v. and I read.. then I go to bed and read. I always have a book in my purse in case I'm unavoidably detained somewhere so I have something to do. I listen to books on CD's in my car... I mean, you get it....book nerd.
Pat Conroy's new novel is coming out tomorrow and he hasn't had a new book in 14 years. I have my Barnes and Noble coupon and I'm going there are the way home from work tomorrow. He is my favorite writer. I'm so excited.. you see, cause I'm a book nerd....
If I didn't have a show moving in tomorrow in NYC, I would probably take a vacation day on Wednesday so I could read this book. (Book NERD!!!)
My poor boyfriend.. he thought he was getting a good time lovin' red head and instead he got this geeky nerd with her nose pressed in a book. I tried to get him into my book on CD when we drove to the trailer this weekend but he wasn't having it. (I'm currently listening to the last Harry Potter book. I read it a while ago but I wanted to "brush up" because I just saw the new Harry Potter movie. Books on CD are great b/c you don't mind getting stuck in traffic and they make your commute go by in a flash! I rent them from my library.)
I got my library card up here about a year ago. I KNOW I KNOW... I was spending a crazy amount of money on books. (Hell - it wasn't like it was crack rock though) My library is awesome b/c you can request books and they send you an email when they arrive. You don't have to spend any extra time in the library.. which is very un-book nerdish of me I know. I could spend a day in Barnes and Noble but the library.. no thanks. It smells funny... like the crazy cat lady house, plus it seems to have more than it's fair share of weirdos.
I'll let you know how the book turns out!! If you haven't read any of Pat Conroy's stuff - I suggest Beach Music. It's my all time favorite novel! (Don't worry, I know it's practically sacrilegious for Southern Gal's favorite novel NOT to be Gone with the Wind..but don't worry, Margaret Mitchell is up there in my top five and Conroy is a southern boy!)
Friday, August 7, 2009
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
We need a name for our Book/Wine Club. We've been doing this for 2 years and we haven't come up with a name yet. Any suggestions?