Archive | June, 2008
28 Jun

thankful thursday

  • graduating
  • friends in CP
  • air condition, tvs
  • friends: the kind the help you clean up your place after parties
  • seeing friends one last time at goodbye parties before the move away
  • being able to take off from work.
  • water
  • summer storms

long weeks are tough, its simple things this week.

20 Jun

thankful thursday

  • the return of the chapel bell that rules my life
  • a new chapel bell, i think, since it has a different quality to it
  • a new chapel bell song! the maryland state song, instead of the alma mater
  • new friends
  • quickly spreading inside jokes—have you met patti?
  • sidereel.com to watch venture brothers and how i met your mother
  • movies; downloaded, borrowed, and redbox promo codes
  • a busy/fun weekend that worked out gorgeously
  • ipods with good music so that i discover new bands
  • concerts with fun friends after getting lost in VA
  • great cheap grills, magical charcoal starter bags
  • makeshift tarp awnings
  • hilarious drunk people that make me laugh
  • caffeine and excitement; kept me awake after a night of not sleeping
  • productive drama mtgs/sleepovers
  • learning to cook new foods
  • flexible work schedules to take off at last minute
  • cars
  • my new splurge purchase, a gorgeous food processor!
  • the excitement of potentially making pies with my new toy
  • long slumbers after two nights of little sleep
  • cooler, less muggy weather
  • sweatshirts and blankets to combat the chilliness
  • new friends doing the summer in CP thing
  • “weekend” phone calls from raq
  • new experiences
  • recent plans to have a crab feast and a fish fry
  • my friends, the real ones who outweigh all the other stupidity
  • the days i actually wake up for my morning run
  • the boys who make me laugh and understand me
12 Jun

thankful thursday

  • air condition
  • cookouts and all yummy foods associated with them
  • b’s safe return and productive trip
  • my loves that grad high school in the past few weeks
  • mornings that are both cool enough to go running and i actually get out of bed
  • free mornings
  • good friends i can count on and run to when things go wrong
  • the reenactment of miracles
  • my lovely advisor
  • pinder for always checking up on and looking out for me
  • lazy days at work so that i can do other things
  • summertime
  • summer schedules so that everyone at work slips out early
  • tv, cable, forms of entertainment which i don’t have
  • pk for his tv, air condition, and fun!
  • random middle of the week fun
  • my wife, joy, and her birth
  • pwb who bears the heat with me and sleeps over
  • spontaneous shopping with michelle
  • movies, music, time wasters
  • being able to put my hair into a ponytail after 3 long months
  • summer storms; the excitement, smell, sound, but not the destruction or the tornado watches
  • an entire apt to myself this week
  • the friends and teachers i know from UMBC b/c i got so homesick for it today
  • food blogs/forums
  • bmore sun food/local news blogs/articles
  • crossword puzzles and long lunches
  • breaks from life
5 Jun

thankful thursday

  • the boys letting me buy the drinks last week so i didn’t feel so awful about mooching
  • that ONE amazing game i played, which was absolutely miraculous
  • people who are still in cp this summer
  • people who are willing to come out to cp to hang out
  • RITA’S GIFT CARDS 😀 (and alex)
  • hilarious rita’s workers, hilarious messed up orders with beckyface, reward rita’s, extended summer hours
  • running and all things non-stationary bike
  • seat cushions for my hurting butt
  • free food at relay
  • good times with my dad+relay: grilling, homesteads, squatters, hurricane boxes
  • my mama, who spent her birthday doing relay for life
  • all my friends who came to help at relay, it meant a lot to me
  • hilarious times at relay: rom’s 50 pushups, will’s hoola hoop skills
  • getting OotM samples
  • an empty campus (aka without 20394230 little kids running around)
  • 3OT win, i can’t take another 3OT loss after UMBC beat UM in mens lax this year
  • the people at work who respect me
  • friends who love music and recommend new stuff to me
  • sleeping in on sunday and nobody waking me up to help at relay
  • a chance to sleep in
  • hilarious times with b.face: omg… a PERSON, stationary bikes
  • days off to do things like watch some of the loves of my life graduate high school
  • pantone swatch books and gorgeousness like that to contrast those neon tshirts
  • funny things like ‘coaches recovery party’ at riggs
  • bars, b/c they have widescreen HD tvs.. whereas i have none.
  • photos! memories. of grad and my photoshoot
  • rainstorms b/c they’re gorgeous
  • troopers like malone who sacrifice their body for their team
  • cereal, pasta, and other random food that i have at the apt
  • ice, air condition, relief from this heat