Friday, July 22, 2011

Friday Foolishness and boy do I need it!


Friday Foolishness is my day to just write about random things that have happened in my life or things that have crossed my path to hopefully brighten up the end of most of your work weeks. Since I'm sure many of you read that this has been a long week, I need to be able to laugh off some of the things I encountered.

First of all I planted some flowers in front of the house at the beginning of the week. This is how they look now...
They were so pretty before, too! They looked like little daisies. *sigh* It took me enough time to sweat out about 2 gallons of body fluid to plant those suckers along with some others, and they are DEAD. I specifically bought them because they like full sun. Well, apparently they don't. Or they don't like South Carolina sun. Or the person who wrote the instructions on the care of these plants just wanted people to have to go buy more pretty damn quick.

However, my new dog is cute though, right?
I love him! I got him on a recent trip to Pittsburgh where we have to stop at every Cracker Barrel possible according to my parents. Well, not EVERY one, but that's what they are looking for when it's time to eat, by God. Sure, make me spend more money on an already expensive trip because I can't walk through their store without finding something I have to have! I got some adorable stuff for the kitchen, too. And some other stuff..  Like I said, I can't leave that damn place without buying something, and we stopped at 2 of them on the trip.

The other night I was watching TV when I heard this loud SNAP and a crashing sound. Bailey was sound asleep and jumped to her feet, and several neighbors and I had to run outside to see what the hell was up. Now there was no breeze blowing (because you know Mother Nature is trying to suffocate us to death with this summer heat) and no storm pending or anything. But a neighbor's tree just snapped and fell on another neighbor's fence. Needless to say, the tree won that battle since this is what the fence looked like afterwards.
So before I was able to get this shot of the fence, the tree had to be removed, right? Well, apparently the best time to do that is at SEVEN A.M. in the freaking morning! I woke up to this scene yesterday.
Please explain to me why this LOUD job needed to be done so early in the damn morning! Granted, I was in the process of enjoying the snooze option of my alarms, but STILL! They got some pretty dirty looks from me when I took Bailey outside.

On a happier note, a friend of mine came up with a cool idea for my graduation present. It was probably pretty time consuming, but she was out of work for a medical reason when she came up with it. I wish I had taken a picture before I started taking things out of it, but you get the idea.
That is tissue paper with mini-bottles of liquor stuffed inside it. Genius, I thought! (For those of you who live in free-pour states, laws down here required that bars use mini-bottles until recently so most of the liquor stores carry them. Yeah, we weren't going to get as drunk on mini-bottles, you Bible thumpers. Sure!) Anyway, I thought it was a great gift to help celebrate my accomplishment. It doesn't take much to amuse me, can ya tell?

Finally, for the ladies... Did you see this picture of the New Kids on the Block with Kathy Griffin?
I could really care less about the rest of them, but I swear Donnie Wahlberg gets better looking with age. I'm sorry, but the boy is HAWT. God Bless America! :) Loving that show Blue Bloods by the way, if you haven't checked it out.

Oh, and let me know what you think of the new look. I needed to change it up a bit. Hope you like the new digs.

Hope you all have a great weekend! I'll have a drink for each of you from my basket.

13 comments:

becca said...

cute dog, love the gift idea and excuse me while i go back up and drool over Mark wahlberg

Bouncin' Barb said...

Donnie's brother Mark is getting hotter as he ages. Wow!

Oilfield Trash said...

Cute dog.

Canadianbloggergirl said...

Cute dog, love its outfit. Umm Donnie Walberg is sooooo hot now! lol

CBG
canadianbloggergirl.blogspot.com

Tony Van Helsing said...

Nice changes to ypur blog. However my secuirty flagged up a Trojan virus when I looked at your site. You might want to check that out.

joss said...

lol in the first picture of the dog with dead flowers I thought it was a real dog lol, all I can say is i was blonde as a baby, and real or not I want one, its too cute.

Krissy said...

Becca.. I'm glad to see we have the same drooling habits. :)

Barb.. No doubt! They have both kept in great shape and time has been very good to them.. and our eyes. :)

OT.. Thanks!

CBG.. Yes, yes he is. :)

Tony.. Hmmm.. I wonder why. I'm not using anything new linked to it. In fact, I got rid of some links, but thanks for telling me that!

joss.. Bless your heart, girl. I am blonde, but I don't see it. LOL I got him at Cracker Barrel if you want to pick one up. My mom has a really cute one dressed like an Irishman that's also adorable!

j. littlejohn said...

the v in the fence was nice. added character

W.C.Camp said...

Thank you for explaining what was in the tissue paper because at first I thought it was a diaper of some sort. I was very concerned what was so pink IN that diaper as well!! Guess I need to get some glasses? W.C.C.

John McElveen said...

GREAT POST!!!!!!!!!!

Still laughing!

J

Isabella said...

True grit is making a decision and standing by it,doing what must be done.

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