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6 months, 2 weeks ago on Photo of the Day: Planetary Disks
I'm not surprised the deal got done, only that it was done so soon. I've always thought athletes are WAY overpaid, but when you step back and consider the massive sums of cash the owners are raking in, it's not as rediculous. It's all relative anyway. Here's hoping Waino wins a couple Cy Youngs and we look back on this deal as a bargain.
1 year, 8 months ago on Adam Wainwright Signs Monster Deal
@athooks I thought I heard Miklasz saying Pete did have a + glove, but might've been projecting my personal hope that he will be the starter, lol. I know he wasn't good defensively in the minors. Cedeno is *definitely* a minus glove, and if he is their starter I will be very sad, as a fan. No question the whole SS situation has been questionably handled by the team, but offering Cedno as the solution is laughable. It's only my opinion, but all other things considered I think Kozma is at worst a wash defensively w/Cedeno and is an obvious upgrade at the plate. Here's hoping STL decides to go with youth there.
1 year, 8 months ago on Shaun Sayer Solves Cardinals Problems
Sarcasm noted, hehe. Seriously though, do you truly believe Cedeno is the assumed starter? I have to hope that's not true.
Yours is the only blog I read that uses the LiveFyre system, but I have no problem commenting with it. I'm usually reading blogs while at the office, which I'm not supposed to do, but it hampers my ability to spend time posting comments. That's my problem, not yours, hehe. Do what you gotta do man, I'll still be reading.
1 year, 11 months ago on I’m Going To Be Making It Easier For You To Comment (and why I’m sad about this)
She was flirting man, accept it!
I know I often feel self-conscious when I'm at the store by myself but I too am rarely giving much thought to what the people around me look like. Sounds and smells, that's another story, but I think whether we like it or not, try as we may, almost every day is judgement day, to some degree.
1 year, 11 months ago on She Liked My Whole “Look” (But I Never Showed Her My Bluetooth)
If you didn't look so damn excited about it I'd think that pic was Photoshopped, but I can tell you're really into this whole Rogaine thing, so yeah, good job!
1 year, 12 months ago on So Now I Use Rogaine
Agreed, recognizing it is a very good thing. It allows you at least the chance of working through or beyond those feelings of intolerance. I'd share my own struggles with the same sort of thing, but this is about you and I don't want to try and steal any of the limelight and risk sending you off on another raging tirade :D You're welcome.
2 years ago on I’m For Intolerance! No – Wait. Against. Yes, Against.
I, too, enjoy being one of your readers. I cherish the time I get to spend reading your blog posts and one day hope I might make people laugh as you make me laugh. Winning.
2 years ago on Juan Epstein Inspired Me
Can't say I ever really got "busted" for smoking cigarettes, probably because my best friend & I would walk down to the Dairy Queen and smoke in the back where the grass was, next to the parking lot, and when we were done we'd scrub our hands in the grass to remove the smell. We were geniuses!
Thankfully, I don't smoke anymore.
2 years ago on ThoughtsFromParis Vapor4Life Contest!
Recently had a sandwich on pretzel bread. It was probably the most delicious bread I have ever tasted in my life. I think I would like to eat everything, always and forever, on pretzel bread. I have found ONE place in all of my suburban area that sells it in loaves (and not in long, thin pretzel "sticks") Part of me wants to complain, but part of me wants to keep this a secret so that I might horde ALL OF THE PRETZEL BREAD
2 years ago on Pretzel Bread and Chicken Shawarma
This made me laugh because #1 I crack my knuckles all the time and B I don't like listening to somone ELSE crack knuckles!. Until recently I have not lived with someone who cracks knuckles. It's throwing my entire belief system into chaos.
2 years ago on Cracking Your Knuckles Is Gross
Halloween is one of the few times I actually like living in an apartment because I don't have to deal with trick or treaters at my door. Of course I enjoyed it as a kid, but as an adult, the kids are (mostly) rude, they don't have jokes, and only the youngest of them even bother wearing costumes. Bah Humbug
2 years ago on You Deserve Full Candy Bars on Halloween
To which I belong?
Take the stairs, do pushups & planks until you melt into a puddle of useless jelly. You can burn those calories! I heard drinking SUPER ICE COLD water actually helps you burn calories. Just do that. A lot. Or something.
2 years ago on I’m Worried About Something That Isn’t Worth Worrying About
Only 29,788 more to go, wheee!! Um, wait, ohgawd.
2 years ago on The Real Reason You Need 30k Twitter Followers
Oh man, "It is what it is," used to be my go to phrase and when I think about how often I said it I feel like such a douche. I'm NOT a douche, I swear! >.<
2 years, 1 month ago on Everything Happens For A Reason?
1. Apples - HONEYCRISP. Enuff said2. Butternut squash - I like putting this into risotto, mmmm9. Pumpkins - Whether in a spiced latte, bread, or again, in risotto, yum. 10. Sweet potatoes - mashed, baked, fries (oven-baked) but not usually with marshmallows. Am I the only one who doesn't like that?11. Swiss chard - very underrated, this stuff is also great flash fried, try it, thank me later12. Thanksgiving feast - goes without saying, and why Turkey Day is my favorite holiday!
Great post, Renee, thanks for sharing and making me super hungry!
2 years, 1 month ago on 12 Most Fall-tastic Foods
I like the "staring into eyes in silence" thing, cause it's kinda creepy, and I kinda like creepy. I also like the silent moments, often more than the noisy ones. Noisy ones mean there's probably people around and you know, that's just not as enjoyable as my own company. I get where you're coming from, I think. I don't see a therapist anymore, maybe I should?
2 years, 1 month ago on Shutting Up
I always knew you were fancier than you let on. Good show, old bean. Good show.
2 years, 1 month ago on I Was A Poet (But I Knew It)
I have a set of satin sheets. They are red. I did not buy them, they were a gift. I am not a prostitute. I am realizing this it sort of a TMI kind of comment. I apologize.
2 years, 1 month ago on Back To Basics
I'd agree anger is healthy, as long as it's not the only emotion you have or show, all the time. I've been that guy :( Then I got divorced and now I'm happy! Just kidding, lol.
I've broken finger lunches the fridge, gave it a nice dent too. Was one of those 1970's models so no small feat!
I bet you couldn't punch your way out of a croissant bag, and you probably wear a beret!
2 years, 2 months ago on Anger Can Be A Real Hoot!
@Natalie the Singingfool @bluenotebacker I'm glad to be helpful, but sad that the 1st thing in my mind when I ready your mention of poetry was a man from Nantucket. I blame DJ though, because it seems like something I might read here ;)
2 years, 2 months ago on Birthday Bracelet Bought Blind
@Natalie the Singingfool As long as it's not a limerick though, right? Steer clear of the limericks?
Men should never, ever dance naked. If you can't understand the inherent danger that poses, then well, I'm sorry. I'm also sorry for planting that mental image in anyone's mind this morning.
2 years, 2 months ago on This Was Written In The Nude
I don't think I've offended by it so much as just saddened. I think it's very inappropriate, and smacks of racism, but I've become fairly immune to being offended by the stupidity of others. If anything I'm just embarrassed for them.
For the record, I do think you're a little crazy, but not because of this, and no more than I.
2 years, 2 months ago on Am I The Crazy One Here?
@Kelly Fox omg I just almost peed reading that! Usually for me, before the shame spiral I have to take a couple Xanax to calm down to even be able to recognize that "good lord, man, are you even LISTENING to yourself?"
2 years, 3 months ago on The Thoughts I Had During My Ride To Work
I totally understand about the yogurt rotation. As if Mondays weren't rough enough already. Whew. Try "listening" to Wilco's SPIDERS in your head, that song is like 45 minutes long just by itself, you'll be home before you know it. Have a safe ride!
They send me 40% Off Any Pizza and my daughter will eat it = I am not sorry to say they are our delivery of choice!
2 years, 3 months ago on I Sometimes Order Domino’s – A Confession
My most recent post just happens to be about one of my most very UN-proud moments! A night (from my past) of terrible, drunken choices leading up to me falling and breaking my face and risking my life, all in the name of celebrating July 4th. Classic idiot.
Read more of my ramblings, and witty insights at http://bluenotebacker.wordpress.com
2 years, 3 months ago on Promote Your Blog On My Blog Right NOW – Take II
Sorry to hear you're such a pain in the... oops, wait, I mean, hehe, sorry to ehar about the trouble you have with pre-made food (all fast food.) I can relate, just a little, because Taco Bell is one of my few remaining, secret (not anymore) fast food indulgences, and mostly because my super picky daughter will eat the soft tacos there. And the cinnamon stick things. But anyway, she will *only* eat them with NO lettuce. I do the same dance routine, say the order, repeat, ask them if they skipepd the lettuce, etc. If we get home and it's got lettuce, she wont eat it, wont even take it off then eat it. The lettuce has touched the meat & cheese, it's a total loss >.<No, I've not yet evolved to where I check before I drive away. Yes, that is kind of pathetic.Thanks as always for sharing!
2 years, 4 months ago on I Wish The Rest of the World Hated Sour Cream
One of the things I regret most about being married was NOT keeping a bank account for myself. Made it so much harder to get divorced. I wont make that mistake again.
2 years, 4 months ago on New Post: I'm Ready To Have A Baby! - http://is.gd/OSXsdu