Friday, July 22, 2011

Long Distance by the Numbers

  • # of days since I've heard my husband's voice: 4 
  • # of days since I've seen his face: 18 
  • # of days since I've hugged him: 94 
  • # of days since he's been in his own home: 312 
  • # of days until I get him back: not 100% sure (nor could I tell you even if I was), but it's less than 94, at least! 
Man, look at that shizz. No wonder I'm a mess. Luckily, he's back now from a mission and we should be able to talk tonight! Huzzah!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

I know I'm not the first to think of this . . .

but I was just listening to the Dropkick Murphys' "Skinhead on the MBTA" and thinking about the original "Charlie on the MTA."  If you're not familiar, the premise is that a guy named Charlie was able to board an MBTA train, but not able to get off, due to a fare increase.  Short just one nickel, he is fated to ride the train beneath Boston forever.

In the second stanza, these lines occur:

Charlie's wife goes down
To the Scollay Square station
Every day at quarter past two
And through the open window
She hands Charlie a sandwich
As the train comes rumblin' through. 

. . . .

WHY COULDN'T SHE BRING THE MAN A DAMN NICKEL???

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth

So I was bored awhile back and decided to add up the value of the gift cards I have lying in various spots around the house. The result?

  • $17.19 - Target
  • $25 - Kohl's
  • $50 - Marshalls
  • $50 - American Express
  • $96.45 - Crate & Barrel
  • $100 - American Express SIMON GiftCard
  • $140 - VISA
  • $? - T.J. Maxx

For those of you keeping track at home, that's $478.64 in unspent gift cards! And even more once I figure out how much the T.J. Maxx one is. I better get on the stick . . .

Also - this might be the laziest post ever. As you were.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Summer Days

Too cute boys under the dock at the lake (and yes, I meant TOO cute, not TWO cute). Love them.

Saturday, July 09, 2011

The Measure of my Dreams

If you don't have the stomach for Super Cheese (TM), you might want to skip this post.  Because, yes, THIS exists on Facebook.


    • Stacey If early-20s Stacey saw this & was told it was her future husband, she'd be all "Good on ya, late-20s Stacey!" ♥
      May 18 at 12:08am


    • Justin Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :)
      May 18 at 8:33am


(Cross-posted on Wer Ond Wif, of course)

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Beachy Pup

We're a little past the 4th now, but Sadie would like to wish you all a happy Independence Day from her Saturday perch at Chatham's North Beach.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Made for Me

So in the face of some not-so-great news about J's deployment (well, a nice nod to his responsibility & trustworthiness, but ultimately a longer period apart), I wanted to post this funny thing from a few weeks ago.
Justin: I went to an Xzibit concert [on base] and went to the free book place next to it and came back with a copy of "Bleak House."
Stacey: I am soooo blogging that.
Helps me to remember what a unique little snowflake he is and how perfect he is for me.

Friday, July 01, 2011

Canada Day, Eh?


Happy Canada Day to my crew to the North! Be with you on July 29th - keep summer going for me.