Archive | October, 2008
30 Oct

thankful thursday

  • naps, getting enough sleep
  • indoor tracks, upping my distance
  • time to do my own design projects
  • resurrecting my umbc website for my port
  • the amount of fun i have creating an identity for my port
  • new albums put out by some of my fav music artists
  • jon mclaughlin coming back to town (concert redemption #2?)
  • catching the last double stamp tuesday of the year
  • autumn/cider party at work
  • ignorant bliss days when i don’t listen to the radio while driving
  • good mix cds
  • recognizing people at the gym b/c we all run at the same time everyday
  • being excited about doing my port for once
  • hanging out with my favs, i miss them when i don’t
  • last week’s campaign celebration going well
  • derick being willing to do my photoshoot
  • finally going to a terp fball game this year 🙂
  • the amount of fun i had tailgating and watching the game in the rain
  • long fball practices that make me work hard
  • my thumb that seems to be healing up quite well
  • dinner parties, excited about cooking with FF for it
  • all my favs that i have the silliest times with b/c those are the memories i make
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24 Oct

thankful thursday

  • gorgeous voices, music you can sing to, everything frezzo, ms. jackson, & dave taught me
  • the best friends who support and love me to the end
  • doctors who squeeze me in the day i call for an appt
  • a fractured, versus a broken thumb. we all know how much worse it could have been had i not seen the dr.
  • being allowed to still play sports, not need a cast, only wear a splint when exercising.
  • my fball team whom i realized is another family to me
  • coach worried for me, prayed, recommended an orthopedist, offered to help look at my portfolio
  • my boss/job for being flexible while i ran around for doctors this week
  • my fam who didn’t freak out when i said “broken thumb,” but who supports me through everything
  • my daddy, who, back when i managed lax+fh, came out to games even if all i did was sit and record tallies in books
  • turkey bowl, the fact that i’m a better fball player now. my dad might even come out to see me play. which i feel sad that he’s never one of his kids play sports on a team
  • being able to talk about fball with daddy.
  • going out with my bests to do things outside my comfort zone aka dancing.
  • my running bet with greyson, helps keep me motivated and in shape
  • running again, its that glorious free feeling. that extra half mile that pushes me
  • indoor tracks, gym membership
  • easy work weeks to catch up on side projects
  • the campaign celebration went well, good networking/food/drinks
  • credit cards to cover all my medical expenses
  • sweatshirts, sweatpants, cozy clothes to lounge in
  • the brisk, fall air
  • bmore, bffs, bests, families. the people that are home to me.
22 Oct

thankful thursday

  • WA9, RB, halfs, FF, raq, cousins, cpk2north, pside/cstone love
  • fresh starts
  • sweaters on chilly days
  • hot apple cider, like starbucks has
  • visiting walker apts for the first time, 4years late
  • MCPS holidays
  • consignment stores
  • people who share secrets
  • grace, mercy, forgiveness
  • fruit crisp/cobblers w/ ice cream on top
  • my coworkers, who always help me out
  • chats/meals with friends
  • credit cards, pay day
  • people who cover my tab lately
  • people covering for me in general
  • men
  • fball practice, getting out my frustration, running, sprints
  • soup on chilly days
  • my amazing editor who does super quick turnarounds and always with a good attitude
  • chemo, second chances at life
  • design days, fun freelance work
  • michael not rejecting my clean version of his design
  • middle school friends
  • the satisfaction of homemade food
  • new homes
  • life working out for my friends
16 Oct

thankful thursday

  • caving in to pay for gym membership
  • running again
  • going back to fitness classes
  • reclaiming my exercise buddy 🙂 (seriously i’ve missed that girl SO much)
  • silly story dinners with raq
  • tedious, yet easy week at work
  • awesome convos with coworkers
  • bye week for terps AND steelers, so i had more free time than usual last weekend
  • spontaneous shopping trips to h&m
  • redone oreo milkshakes b/c the first ones tasted like banana
  • hanging out with mark!
  • random hangouts with pwb
  • running into triston on his spontaneous trip home
  • finally half going out with raquel, although she ended up somewhere else
  • don pablos, oh your margaritas are awesome (and that ‘tender thats ALWAYS there)
  • good/exciting fball games to watch last weekend. last minute wins.
  • my first real burgers+bad
  • hanging out with alex before his life gets taken over by work+house repairs
  • new tires + wipers = big diff.
  • always being pushed in fball to play harder and better.
  • shopstyle.com and online window shopping w/ rb 🙂
  • taking a break from life to be girly
9 Oct

thankful thursday

  • warm weather
  • more fball practices = more exercise
  • pwb who takes time out to help me get better at fball
  • seeing old friends
  • impromptu middle school reunions
  • rockville town center, obv the jwms alum hangout
  • walks outside across campus, public transportation, things that let you enjoy life
  • fall colors, both nature and fashion
  • fall fashion
  • having the means to enlarge my fall wardrobe
  • successfully maneuvering around dc by car
  • carpool reunion, hanging out with val pal
  • people who hang out at a moment’s notice
  • the hilarity of SNL after watching the debate
  • home cooked food
  • all the people who cover my butt and pay for food randomly
  • after my weekend of failed dates, a barrage of fun thrown my way
  • my hilarious SG girls and their ideas for hallowtwist
  • sleep
  • good (formerly good magazine. who’s website was goodmagazine.com and now is good.is)
  • people who care about social causes.
  • coworkers who run to my rescue when i’m fed up with projects
  • little caroline who was a bundle of fun