Tuesday, September 29, 2009

I just wanted you all to know...

... I LOVE THESE PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Every single one of them!!! Yes, even Kevin.

No one makes me cackle quite like they do. And I'm sure my neighbors LOVE it!!! YAY DUNDER MIFFLIN!!!!!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Memory Monday

I'm going to make Mondays all about my fun memories! And chances are pretty good that you will all be involved at some point or another... Yay you! :)

This first memory only happened a few weeks ago, but it's a funny story that I forgot I wanted to share with everyone. It's one of MANY of my crazy, embarrassing moments. It's really not that embarrassing, but if you know me at all, embarrassing moments are an every day occurrence for me. It's just life, and I actually like it. It gives me something lovely to laugh the day away at. And as most of you also know, I can go on and on about something all day long.

So this funny memory happened at the bookstore.

I have to preface this story by telling you that we have an intercom system at the store. To call someone we just hit the intercom button and then the extension for whatever area we want. My lunch time was coming up and so I jumped on to call up Jake to come and cover the registers for lunch. Well I THOUGHT that I was hitting the backroom number, only out of habit, I hit the over all store number. Now if I had just called his name, no big deal. I could have covered it up. But no, I can't do it that way. (Actually none of us at the bookstore do it that way.) I, of course, had to sing out his name, "JAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKE!" It wasn't till I was hitting the K that I realized I was singing it over the whole store. Luckily we weren't too busy at the time, and luckily I didn't call him a name. Everyone smiled and it was good times and of course I laughed about it all through my lunch.

So like I said before, this is just a typical moment in my life. But it was good times. Yay for being silly!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Another Thought From Me...

I'm sure you're all excited to hear what words of wisdom I have sprouting from me this evening... This is more just something I was pondering, rather than anything super significant.

As I was doing my dishes tonight, I realized that I use the exact same 4 or 5 dishes everyday. It's not a bad thing, but it made me start realizing that there are dishes on the bottom of the pile that probably haven't been used in ages! Poor little dishes. They are just as good to eat off as the top guy. Maybe all they want is a good scrubbing also.

So now my questions are... Do I put my freshly washed dishes on the bottom of the pile? Do I rotate the silverware from one end to another? Are those dishes on at the back dusty and I'd have to wash them double?

Yes, this is what I ponder on a Sunday night... I really need a new hobby. ;)

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

Just because it makes me laugh so hard everytime I look at it...

Monday, September 21, 2009

A new fun game!

This past weekend, a bunch of us got together to play games. For some holiday or other, Summer Mull got me the DVD version of "Family Feud".

At first we were all a little hesitant to play... it's Family Feud after all. But we decided to give it a shot and play one round. (After all the "new" Jay Leno show wasn't doing us any good...)
Well one round turned into five! And what fun!!! Seriously, I'm not just saying this to make everyone happy. We really did want to play again and again. And I'm going to just let you know that Jonny and I beat Summer and Liz EVERY time! I think it's because we're AWESOME... though Jonny thought that maybe it was just because the others were not so much. ;)

Either way- get this game and play it! You will love it, I promise!!! I'm not going to lie. John Hurley is a goofy host, and some of the answer choices are ridiculous... but all in all, a VERY good time! And if any of you would like to challenge Jonny and I, just let me know. (For the record, we beat Summer and Liz by HUNDREDS of points! I'm not kidding.)

Saturday, September 19, 2009

A Funny Haiku...

I heard this today...

Haikus are sexy
Though they rarely make much sense

Friday, September 18, 2009

My 6th Friday Fellow

Today's Friday Fellow is not only a favorite of mine, but of another favorite-- my Kaycee! In the past we've had long discussions about how I'm going to find him and marry him and live happily ever after. Not necessarily for me... but for her! (And whether or not this last sentence is true is up to you to decide.) ;)

So without further ado... I present to you Kaycee and Tammy's most favorite Friday Fellow:


Since the beginning of time (and by that I mean "Dawson's Creek", we were always on Team Pacey! Dawson who?!? And not only is he cute, but he's funny and sarcastic. Who doesn't love that?!? It's one of our favorites!

And what is even better about JJ is that I ACTUALLY got to meet him. In real life!!!

Here's what happened:

So as many of you know, I interned with David Letterman back in 2001. On a very "special episode" JJ was going to be a guest. Yay! Now from day 1, we were told that there was no meeting the guests or mingling of any sort. If you saw them, you could say a quick hello, but of course we had to be professional about it.

Now before you get too worried, I didn't go nuts and embarrass us all. But I WAS determined that I was going to meet Mr. Joshua Jackson! I mean c'mon! How could I not! I loved him THAT much!

Working in the audience department, I had become good friends with the security. Let me just tell you this is proof positive that you want to make friends with everyone and anyone you can! I went and told them my woes and pleas, and low and behold... my secret meeting with JJ was going to happen!

Not only did they sneak me into the green room to meet him, but they even took a picture of us for me! They are my most favorite guys ever!!! And we all swore each other to secrecy. (Of course now I can tell you... it was 8 years ago. Who's going to know?)

As I've stated previously on this blog- the picture is horrible, or I would post it on today's entry... but I have it and to me, it's lovely. And the memories are AMAZING! Yay. He was nice as nice can be. For the whole 2 minutes we talked... I'm pretty sure he let a tear drop fall when I had to leave as he realized he would probably never see me again.

Sure he's with that Diane girl now... the one who stars in movies with Brad Pitt, but I know deep down inside he's still wondering where that intern from David Letterman is. Maybe someday he'll run across my blog and hunt me down. If Kaycee and I have anything to do with it... it's a done deal! :)

So this Friday Fellow goes out to you Kayc! I love you dearly and hope you are doing well. Let's get together soon for a Dawson's Creek Marathon. OR we can watch some "Fringe"! (We can turn the sound off so you won't be scared!)

Happy Friday everyone!

Some things to think about...

Here are three things to ponder over...

1. Why do customers at bookstores (or any store for that matter, I'm sure) think they know how to run the store better than those of us who work there 8 hours a day all week long?

2. If we REALLY landed on the moon, why haven't we been there in the last few decades?


3. What WOULD you do for a Klondike bar?

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Something to smile at...

I’m a bit tired tonight… so I’m going to leave you with something just fun. A Deep Thought by Jack Handy. I used to read these on my morning show all the time. I’m not sure if they were funny to everyone, or just to us, but here’s one for your reading pleasure. I guess you can decide. Here is one of our favorites:

(Please put on some lovely background music while reading this…)

I remember that fateful day when Coach took me aside. I knew what was coming. “You don’t have to tell me,” I said, “I’m off the team, aren’t I?”

“Well,” said Coach, “you never were really on the team. You made that uniform you’re wearing out of rags and towels, and your helmet is a toy space helmet. You show up at practice and then either steal the ball and make us chase you to get it back, or you try to tackle people at inappropriate times.”

It was all true what he was saying. And yet, I thought, something is brewing inside the head of this Coach. He sees something in me, some kind of raw talent that he can mold. But that’s when I felt the handcuffs go on.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Oh the Bookstore...

One of the funniest parts of my job is the customers. We have our usual's (Crazy Check Lady, The Goob, and Bonnie- all nicknames we've made up for a few of them). Then we have the delightful ones who just can't remember the author's name and then they are good to go. THEN we have the one's who feel like they are the rulers of the world. They know everything- even though we all work there everyday. I had one such customer today...

We have member cards at the store. If you have forgotten to bring in your card, then we'll very nicely look it up with your phone number. If you can't remember which phone number it's under, I'm sorry to hear that, but it's all I can do. It's not because I'm lazy and don't want to search. I search all day long for things. It's what I do. It's just that I don't have the capability to do so.

Well, said customer couldn't remember what number his card was under. We tried and tried and none of the numbers would work. He then repeatedly asked me if we could look it up under his name, address... etc. I answered him each time by saying that we could ONLY look it up under a phone number. Well he threw his magazines down at me and said that we had just lost a sale and he would never be shopping with us again! I love when customers "threaten" us with this. As if our whole business depends on just them. And where else are you going to buy your gunslinger magazines my friend?!? I just smiled and politely told him to have a good day.

It really is so funny that people think we should know all their info. As if when they got pulled over by a police officer and he asked for their license you could say to him "I don't have it. Could you look it up under my address?"

This is a daily occurrence and I wouldn't even bother writing about it, except for what happened next. The man came back in and said he had a few more numbers to try. Apparently "never" was only a few minutes for him. We tried those numbers and one did work, but it was expired! Ha! He didn't have time to set up a new account (it takes about 30 seconds) but politely said he would be back another day. He said he had a very important meeting he had to now rush to. (And he still didn't want to buy the magazines.)

But wait! There's more! A few minutes later he came back AGAIN and said he was ready to sign up and get his magazines. It was great!!! I guess that meeting was shorter than he thought. While we were setting him up with a new card and cashing him out, he started up again about how it would be so much better if we had more than one way to cross check him on finding his card. As if little me could change the process of a huge corporation. I'm sure Old Lady Noble will do it immediately. I would LOVE it if I could check another way! Do they think I like to get people's lip?

Oh well, what can you do.

But here's the thing to remember. When you go into a store and give them lip and think your rudeness is going to change it all... it's not. All it's going to do is cause you to be the butt of jokes the whole rest of the night. I promise. What you say affects us for about 1 second... and that's just till we have time to react.

At least he helped me have some fun tonight... :)

Sunday, September 13, 2009

My Sunday Mission...

I'm a little bored tonight... so I'm going to see if I can find a TV show that I liked that fits all the letters of the alphabet. Yes, this is a fun game! Try it!

Bachelor/ Bachelorette
Dawson's Creek
Early Edition
Gilmore Girls
I Love Lucy
Knight Rider
Northern Exposure
Quantum Leap
The Twilight Zone
Ugly Betty
Will & Grace
Young Riders
Zoolander (oK, I know that's not a TV show... but I don't know any Z shows. And imagine how funny it would be if it was!)

Some of these shows are a stretch, but who would have thought I would love so many shows that start with the letter "f"???

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Because it made me laugh out loud...

So tonight as I was driving home, I started thinking about the week I missed and what I could have done to fill it up. Suddenly, it popped into my mind how I could have combined Wordless Wednesday and my Friday Fellow...

Need I say more...

Fine Friday Fellow The Fifth

So this week's Friday Fellow isn't famous. And probably most of you don't know him. But he's adorable and one of my most favorite people ever! He's as sarcastic as I am and he laughs at my jokes. Two very excellent points in his favor!!!

Today's Friday Fellow is...

My little Andy Nelson Crawford!

He won't see this for two years because he's being amazing and is taking himself on a mission to Denver, CO! Yay for him!!! I already miss him, but I know the two years will fly by. And then soon enough we'll all hear him getting frustrated with us once again because we just aren't getting something right! "People." :)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

I'm Baaaaaaaaack...

That was to be read like the girl from Poltergeist.

So I'm finally done moving-- thank you to everyone who helped me! I'm not just saying this, but I FOR SURE couldn't have done it without you!!! My new place is still in boxes, but is 63.21% put together. I just have to work on getting rid of some stuff. Going from a huge place with TONS of closets, to a teeny space with one closet that can't even fit all my clothes... not so good. Though healthy because I really did get rid of junk I didn't need!

And as an update... Kitty is still a bit mad at me! She isn't hissing every time I walk by- but we aren't snuggle buggles yet. We're getting there though- and I'll let you know how it all goes. Oh Kitty my love...

That's really all for now. I need to get boxes unpacked and things on walls... then I'll get some pictures up for all to see!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

The beginning of a very fun adventure...

I love you my Bek Shmek!!!