Archive | November, 2008
27 Nov

thankful thursday

  • talking to ladies in main admin and realizing that they’re really nice, normal people too
  • work field trips!
  • rides from coworkers and good stories along the way
  • the girls on my fball team who really make fball fun. (OH, so many BIRDS!)
  • coach who called to check up on me
  • feeling healthy enough to play without a splint
  • raq who gave up precious studying time to do dinner w/ me. at a place that isn’t her fav, while i had a beer, and she paid
  • SWEET caps game tickets
  • a new cell phone, coming soon
  • fei giving up his freetime, and on jon’s bday, to dinner with me and listen to my rants
  • finding a home for my old macbook 
  • realizing that the world is not over, my music is still on my macbook! as long as i didn’t get anything new since my new mbp
  • nick the wine man. for recognizing me, being a great connoisseur, and pushing all sorts of wine at me while knowing JUST how to describe them
  • my new bottle of apple wine! 😀 which is supposedly divine
  • finewine for being my new fav place. yum-o wine tastings and great people
  • my new wool winter coat. finally finding one that i love
  • so so so many recession/holiday sales
  • the car being done in half the estimated time
  • parentals for driving me around all last week
  • rb for knowing me so well and being just that, my RB
  • sooo many good recipes for thanksgiving foods
  • heaters, hats, mittens, things that keep me warm in the office
  • caller id, text messaging, things you take for granted having a fully functional cell phone
  • the fact that in all my car accidents, i’ve never hurt any other car than my own
  • laughs with ff, b/c it takes skill and greatness to have sports accidents involving inanimate things
  • a job in this crap economy and a boss who fights for your job extension
  • my new new balance socks b/c they’re short but not fluffy yet don’t make shoes feel too loose
  • good nights of sleep
  • people who go out of their way to help me with fball
  • going to my first NHL game
  • being warm under layers of clothing on a cold morning.
  • handwarmers! which remind me of the days of field hockey.
  • fall weather. so gorgeous
  • being able to leave early from work
  • fball gloves

2yr anniversary of thankful thursdays 🙂 (thanks to rb for getting me started on it in the first place)

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22 Nov

thankful thursday

  • not getting hurt in the accident
  • only body damage done to the car
  • super fast repairs
  • el parentals that drove me to work
  • smarttrips that get me through life
  • my cell that finally worked when i needed it post-crash
  • madre that came to rescue me
  • coworkers for being understanding
  • end-of-the-week field trip to georgetown
  • roses, flowers
  • snow
  • my super warm j.crew jacket
  • my brand new wool coat! 😀
  • hats, mittens, hot water
  • many blankets to bundle in in my bed
  • carpool rides from catherine to home/metro
  • being done with the insane top secret box
  • terps being back in the fball rankings
  • steelers wins
  • a car to use so that i don’t get sick using buses/metro
  • my super awesome dad who doesn’t flip out at me
  • talking w/ rb for however long we’re able to manage in our busy scheds
  • the return of smartfood to the dairy
14 Nov

thankful thursday

  • naps that get me through late nights
  • cookie dough coke floats for psuedo-caffeination
  • food snob coworkers b/c i learn about awesome food
  • coworkers that share the craziness of frustrating projects/clients and help me feel less crazy
  • being able to stay late at work, skipping dinner with fam and running bet progress, and working on side projects
  • holiday video card shoot done
  • most of the holiday card done… with which i helped very significantly
  • crazy rants with raquel
  • going to a gallery opening and getting a personal tour and gift from the artist
  • days that i bring my lunch and don’t have to pay for or eat a school food lunch
  • sweaters, wool, long sleeves
  • quaker squares + frosted mini-wheats to get me through car rides
  • my lovely thumb healing up nicely
  • a great photoshoot with derick for leslie+triston
  • learning css. making it work.
  • “fun” projects at work
  • our worker server, esp when my external HD dies
  • hair dryers/straighteners so i don’t look like a slob everyday
  • super sweet sales at stores lately
  • daddy, whom i talk fball with a lot and supports me playing
  • avoiding horrifying traffic on the drive home (which i hear about from coworkers the next day) when i stay late at work
7 Nov

thankful thursday

  • time available and taken to learn css and design and start my website
  • coworkers who support me and listen to me bitch about my crappy clients with unreasonable demands
  • lunch breaks, food, homemade dinners. i’m not eating well lately
  • free lunches from paper reps
  • new paper swatch books
  • useful paper samples educating about everything wine-related
  • art directing a photoshoot this coming sunday
  • feeling like a part of a company the way leslie has been publicizing UU
  • my job, my office, the best place i could ever work for
  • freelance jobs thanks to leslie
  • voting in my first pres. election
  • a relatively quick, painless voting exerience
  • catching up with friends
  • sunshine, daytime
  • only needing to run 2laps, but being physically able to do 9 at practice
  • a good steelers win this week even if the terps let me down
  • my quickly healing thumb.