Friday, October 1, 2010

Random Stuff Friday

Sorry I've been so MIA this week. I've been slammed with day job stuff as well as revisions on a project topped off with a migraine at the beginning of the week, and, well, there you have it. Moving on ... HAPPY OCTOBER!!

1) OK, how much do I love Britney Spears? And then Britney on Glee? Kick ass, if I do say so myself. My parents were pretty strict when I was growing up, so music was definitely an escape for me. And it wasn't until I was old enough - seriously, I was like, 18, that I saw my first concert. And that concert? Britney Spears. Yep. It was on her very first tour at the Utah State Fair and even back then pre-crazy head shaving, the girl can put on a show! Yeah, that concert was followed up with a more elaborate (and way more expensive) Backstreet Boys concert, but we'll save my love of bubblegum pop for another post.

2) In my experience, the migraine hangover is by far worse than any alcohol-induced hangover. Just saying.

3) My nails are still painted tangerine. It's very summery. I'm clinging to the last bits of summer because the awesome sunshine and 90* weather we've been having is NOT going to last. I'm wondering what are good and fun autumn nail polishes, because all the colors I have are summer colors. Suggestions welcome!

4) Here's readerly pet peeve: books that are in the middle of series/trilogies/sagas that don't end. When there is no closure. I get that it is part of a bigger story, but I'm of the firm belief that each book should tie up its own loose ends while providing more insight and moving us along on the bigger story arc. Otherwise, you end up like me, up until 2 a.m. reading a book because I was so into it and then I get to the end and basically ended up yelling at the book to the point that Husband asked if he needed to throw it out the window for me. Yeah. I'm peeved. So much that I don't know if I even want to read the 3rd book. *steps off soapbox*

5) Behind our house is a bakery. They have a little wholesale store that's open to the public where you can buy a variety of freshly baked yummies for way discount from how much you'd pay for their products at the store or gas station. But that's not the best part. The best part is that almost every morning I get to walk outside to the smell of fresh donuts or bread or cookies. Yum for the nose!

Have a great weekend everyone!


Christine Fonseca said...

Beautiful randomness this am! LOVE IT!!!

Eric said...

Okay, I'll try not to hold it against you for the BritSpears stuff. Sorry, but while I agree she has talent, her use of it (or lack thereof) coupled with her poor life choices irritates the hell out of me.

I completely agree with you about the book thing though. Stories should be wrapped up within each book, rather than depending on the next one to carry it.

Have a nice weekend :)

T. Anne said...

Yes, go Brit~! I've given myself a reverse French manicure, Black polish with white trim and am loving it!

Stina Lindenblatt said...

I hate migraines, especially because I get auras. I feel out of it. I can't understand what people are saying to me, and I'm not sure I'm making any sense because I don't know what I'm saying. And I get spots in my vision. Yuck!

I so hear you on #4. Plus, I hate getting into a series only to figure out there is no ending book planned. House of Nights, anyone? That's when I stop reading the series.

Stephanie McGee said...


Hope the weekend is a ton better than the week's been!

ali said...

LOL on that last part. I could NOT live there. I'd be hiking over to the bakery every time I smelled that yum!

Nichole Giles said...

As per our earlier, late-night discussion, I agree on the book thing. HATE being left-up-in-the air mid series. Feels like a trick.

On the nail polish, I suggest a nice shade of purple, perhaps a plum? Also sparkly brown-ish hues. Or red. Yes, red. Because it rocks.

Agreed about the migraine hangover, which is second only to the root-canal-pain-pill hangover that has seemed to last for DAYS.

And sorry, but Britney Spears? Hehehehe.That made me grin.

Sara B. Larson said...

There was a time when I enjoyed her music, and GLEE brought it all back. ;)

Also, what book were you reading?? Now I HAVE to know!

Wicked-Sassy said...

1- I'm no Gleek, but I thought they knocked that episode out of the park. I'll be the first to say that Heather Morris knocks Britney out of the park with dancing.

2- SO happy I've never had a migraine :)

3- You know me. I love blue :)

4- 1,000% agree... PASSIONATELY!

5- Mmmm. I used to live a half a block from the Wonder Bread facility. I know what you mean. YUM!