Sunday, January 27, 2008
Here, Marley (l) and Dane (r) and a helping friend pose with their jolly friend.
And alas, it was only a matter of time before a warm front came through... !
Monday, January 21, 2008
Speaking of profession, I had a meeting up at the paper today and there may be some new projects ahead for me, so that would be exciting. Fingers crossed, please! I also finished up a big copywriting job for BBD and StrideRite, which has been a lot of fun. Life has been so much more enjoyable now that my scheduled has lightened up with CA. I'd forgotten what it was like to have a weekend. It was a long wait but well worth it.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
And here, after lots and lots of drugs and some graham crackers, I'm ready to go in my "bulky dressing" as my surgeon calls it. All I can think of is creamy dressing... ranch dressing... thousand island dressing.... ok. i'm not supposed to be typing. so there you have it!
Sunday, January 13, 2008
I was truly in my element. Not that I want to ride bulls, but I think I should be living in the west with lots of hosses. I loved the craziness of this sport and of course it was a great for people watching. We had seats in the 3rd row, which was a treat. Thankfully no one -- guys or bulls -- were hurt during the event.
Saturday, January 5, 2008
They had him wear a cute little t-shirt from the show, which fit perfectly (once we cut the sleeves and bottom off.)
We filmed some scenes of him pulling a wagon and running down the hallway. (He'll do anything for hotdogs!) We had to sneak him in the building but once we got him there, we had him sit while the kids (about 200 of the expected 2000 that would come thru during the day) were waiting in line for their auditions. He was great. Just sat there with his big face.
Here, he sits while the kids say hello to him.
While I was in line with my treats one little girl said, "Oh, is that the new Murray?" (For those of you who don't know, "Murray" was Riot's name on the show.) So I had to explain that yes, this was the new Murray, because Murray is no longer with us... :( But I told her that his 'brother' was taking his place in the show and his name is Tank! I think it's great that they're going to keep his name on the show. All in all it was a great day and I'm very proud of my star!
....EN! Yes, it's a turducken! Dena and Frank (above) invited us over last night for dinner and to enjoy a turducken. Now, I don't eat duck but I figured that since it wasn't a turVENISONen or anything scary that Frank might shoot in the woods then I'd be ok with it. Well, let's just say it was quite tasty! The stuffing was spicy and the trio of meats was yummy. I had pictured a giant carcass thing, but so you know, the whole contraption is quite small as you can see here. Here, Gary is pretending to be a wild 20-something (like our hosts!) by shooting some Crown Royal down his trap as a turducken appetizer. After dinner we played Cranium, which is always a good laugh. Horray for the girls who won (even if it was by the slimmest of margins...!)
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Yes, the Wii was Gary's Christmas present, but I have to say that I'm getting awfully attached to that silly game. It got to the point today where I had to stop because my "firing thumb" was spasming so bad I couldn't peoperly control my Mii (that is, my Wii avatar.) I guess it's a good thing that it's back to work tomorrow. Then again, my new schedule kicks in tomorrow and I'm only in the office on Wednesdays and Fridays... (maybe there are some strengthening exercises I can do....)