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like a little girl wearing a new Easter dress

When my niece, Bugley was around four years old, she was wearing this very girly dress. She obviously liked it because she came out of her room and started twirling around in front of the floor to ceiling mirror in my parent's entryway meanwhile saying "I'm SO pretty!" And then proceeded to lose her footing and smack her forehead into the window seat.


I wore a skirt to work today. It was beautiful. Seriously gorgeous. It had a liner underneath and it frilled out with waves. When I walked it created this pretty swirl around my legs.

I don't usually wear skirts. Ever.

For some reason this skirt just felt good when I tried it on. So I bought it.

It's the perfect length too. Just right about my knees so that if I do actually decide to work (at work) I won't feel like I have to be all weirdly female in my bending and sitting action. I just hate that.

It it a really wonderful orange color with vines of green and blue. I love vibrant colors. This is definitely a "ray of sunshine" kind of skirt.

All day today, I felt so incredibly pretty. I just couldn't walk in it without swaying my hips a little. (just a little)

The people at work kept commenting on my happy persona today. I blame the skirt. It just made me feel so incredibly pretty. I confess, I don't often feel that way.

I did in fact add to the skirt by wearing heels. Not high heels, just some very girly (with sparkles) brown 2" heels with this ribbon affect around the edges.

But all day I was thinking about Bugley and her goose egg on her forehead from twirling. I was very careful not to get too carried away and twirl.

I am very aware that I am a klutz.

Very aware.



explain the hostage WW pic

If you have seen WW pic then you will be looking for an explanation.

I received an email the other day from Saint

Subject line: Warning!!

I scrolled down and read the following

meet me for cheese steak night or the hair clip gets it!

Saint and I have a standing date night (of sorts) where we go and enjoy the awesomely gooey good Cheese steak sandwiches and fries. They're buy one, get one half price which makes it even better. Not to mention it hasn't happened in awhile because I have been sick.

Irony is that after that amusing email, I ended up going home and falling asleep waking up too late to really go out. I sent Saint a text telling him so. He texted me back that the hairclip would have to get it because otherwise it will give the toothbrush and phone charger the wrong idea. I then replied that I would be willing to substitute the hairclip hostage for the toothbrush because I really need that hairclip, but not a big fan of the toothbrush. (seriously it's kind of a crappy brush)

We're just silly like this

Wordless Wednesday - the hostage

Visit my blog tomorrow for an explanation of this photo and visit other great pics at Wordless Wednesday.

being sick, obssessing about food and the rolling stones

I was thinking that if I looked back on my posts since I started this blog they are about two subjects - being sick and my new beau.

Hello!! WTH!

I just can't kick this virus whatever it is.

First I had swollen glands, swollen throat, sore ear. Then I was deathly sick with vomit and diarrhea and now I am working my way into a cold. I can feel that horrible watery feeling in the back of my throat.

I am having issues with food too. Everything sounds good. In fact, I pretty much spend most of my day thinking about food. But the moment the food hits my stomach, it just doesn't go down anymore. I have been trying to keep my food lite, but ugh food just doesn't sit as well as it sounds.

On a completely other side note, I am in LOVE with this Rolling Stones song - Beast of Burden.