Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Friday, March 24, 2006
You gotta feel bad for a guy who'll cry like a little girl right there on the basketball court. Ah well. There's always next year - for me to make some new brackets and Morrison to break into the NBA. Life goes on.
Thursday, March 23, 2006
The second necessary evil is actually in reference to myself, apparently. One of Justin's friends posted on his blog a little quiz you can do to find out what kind of soft drink you are. Here's what it told me:
|You Are Diet Coke|
You are energy in its purest form. No need to complicate things with sweetness.
And while people may hate your aftertaste, you are seen as a necessary evil.
Your best soda match: 7 Up
Stay away from: Coke
What?! I'm too busy to be sweet, I leave a bad aftertaste, and people see me as a necessary evil?! Obviously these results are in no way accurate (I hope!), but I'm a little alarmed at how long and loud my husband laughed at these results. He spent the rest of the evening saying, "A necessary evil!" and laughing uncontrollably. He was a little sobered by the fact that his result was Coke, which is the kind they say I should stay away from. But I feel pretty sure that our marriage is still ok regardless of what this quiz says. There are some pretty funny quizzes on this website, though, so you all may want to check it out.
Friday, March 17, 2006
I guess I was just outside its realm of influence before. But now it's like I'm seeing March Madness with fresh eyes. College basketball is everywhere you turn, in every thought, every breath. While we were in San Antonio, we had complete strangers strike up long basketball conversations with us just because of Justin's Kentucky t-shirt. These guys knew all about Kentucky's stats, their history, their prospects for this year's tournaments... And they weren't even Kentucky fans!
Then I got home on my lunch break yesterday, and I couldn't even watch "As the World Turns" because they've replaced it with basketball! Since when is daytime TV supposed to be sports?! And not only was Justin watching the games on TV and flipping back and forth between several games, but he also had another game streaming live on his computer!! Now this really cracks me up - the website where he can watch all the live games has something called a "Boss Button," where if you're watching the game at work, and your boss suddenly comes in, just click the "Boss Button" and an Excel Spreadsheet will pop up and look like you've been working.
A friend of ours has even subscribed to the March Madness Network on TV, so he can simultaneously watch 3 games at once. Needless to say, Justin will spending a lot of time at his house for the next couple of weeks!!
Now please don't hear me complaining or saying that any of this is bad. It's not. In fact, it's great! (I'm slightly relieved to learn that it's not only MY husband who has this Madness!) I'm just commenting about how overwhelmed I am that all this exists! Before this year, I thought March Madness was only a cute name they came up with to call the tournament season. Now I realize they were being perfectly serious! These guys, and some women too, have a fever... And the only prescription is more basketball!!
So I say, if there's something that so many people are getting so desperately passionate about, including my precious husband, I better get in on it too! So today I'm wearing my Kentucky shirt, Kentucky socks, and I'm even wearing my blue underwear! (Sorry if that's TMI! I'm afraid the poor Wildcats need all the help they can get in this year's tournament!) Go get 'em, Wildcats! And bring on the Madness!!!!
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Monday, March 13, 2006
1. Church secretary
2. Day care worker (12-18 month-olds)
4. Youth camp leader
Four Movies I Can Watch Over and Over:
1. Remember the Titans
2. The Princess Bride
3. Finding Nemo
Four TV Shows I Love to Watch:
1. The Apprentice
2. The Biggest Loser
3. Deal or No Deal
4. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Four places I've Been on Vacation:
1. Eureka Springs, AK
2. Dakar, Senegal
4. European Tour (England, France, Greece, Italy)
Four Favorite Dishes:
1. Wendy's Taco Salad!!!
2. Cajun Catfish
3. Mexican Casserole
Four Websites I Visit Daily:
2. South Beach Diet Discussion Board
3. My hubby's blog
4. My family's blog
Four Places I'd Rather Be:
1. At home in bed
2. In Ohio with my family
3. Anyplace warm lying in the sun
4. At home in bed
Four Others I'd Like to Tag:
Thursday, March 09, 2006
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