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Love list 7.2.09

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Oh summer, I used to hate you… but this year you are my dream come true. I think the backyard totally helps.

THINGS I LOVE.

  • boys who plan crazy weeks
  • all the dogs! ours, the neighbor’s, the friends’, and the siblings’
  • the pending arrival of our niece! If they give her the weird name they plan, we are totally going to call her Lenny.
  • huge salads
  • beers on the back porch
  • binges that throw me back on track
  • sleeping in the basement
  • MAC’s Naked Honey
  • clothes that fit well
  • the size of great danes
  • being motivated
  • top and bottom sellers
  • Deschutes Mirror Mirror (if you can find one, pick it up. spendy but yummy)
  • cute and cheap clothes from Target
  • crazy hair
  • Herbal Essences shampoo and conditioner… yeah, I’m cheating on my natural products. Some times cheaper is what you need instead…
  • 4th of July plans
  • Slurpees!
  • cherries from the backyard
  • my mexi-tan
  • finding useful books at used bookstores
  • bees
  • blueberries
  • kid enjoying the summer
  • the smell of barbecues but not eating anything with barbecue sauce
  • watermelon
  • almost being part of the IBTC (itsy bitsy titty committee)
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Sir Mix A Lot on vinyl
  • fill in chiropractors
  • lists
  • realizing I know nothing
  • movie references that people totally miss
  • character creations
  • days off!
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July 2, 2009 at 3:51 pm

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yes, I did mean swimming…

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A few years back, like 7 or so or in 2002, I dated this weird guy I had no business dating. He was a fairly nice guy, although definitely not the in the top 8 smartest.

His glory days were from when he played freshman football in highschool, drove a 96 300zx, had $25k in savings 3 years prior, and had worked for Homegrocer.com. When I came across him, he was working at the co-op, drove a 85 300zx with a huge dent in front quarter panel, had no money on savings and the by the sounds of it had spent a lot of it on lap dances, had about $8,000 in credit card debt and had dreams about being a pro bowler…

So anyway…

We worked together. We both got off of work around 10pm. So I told him that I really wanted to go swimming after work. I told him not to forget to bring his suit and a towel.

We went to Kennydale Beach on Lake Washington. I love this beach for whatever reason and also they don’t really lock the gates at night, the park is right along a main road without it’s own parking lot.

So we get there and go out to the end of the dock. He seems really excited about spending time with me and such. I start to take of my shirt and he stops.He noticed I had my swimsuit on, apparently it wasn’t what he was expecting at all. He had only brought a towel.

“Oh, swimming.”

Of course I say “yes, swimming!” I prpbably go on about how swimming is really rad and its is one of the first things I remember learning to do other than basic life skills. I heart swimming!! And then it clicks..

“Oh?!? You thought I meant skinning dipping didn’t you?”

His response was that “No! Um, well yeah, kind of.” Of course he was pretty embarrassed about this, but did I care? Nope. I swam in the lake for an hour while he sat on the dock doing or thinking who knows what.

Yes, I did mean swimming.

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July 2, 2009 at 2:15 pm