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"I drank WHAT?"
Well today was a very mellow day. I'm feeling last night so we pretty much ditched all of our plans and put them off 'til tomorrow. We went driving around the mansions on Bayshore and Hyde Park, then to the International Plaza for a short run, and ate dinner at California Pizza Kitchen. A quick stop by ABC and it was homeward bound again... I'll probably be in a coma next week, but it's well worth it! See the entry just below this one for photos!
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Ain't nuthin' but a G-thang
It's late as you can see by the time-stamp, so no witty commentary. I'll let the photos speak for themselves. Especially the second one! (I give you photo 1 and photo 2.) More to follow later...after sleep!
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Soooooo...
You know your husband feels like he's in for a wonderful weekend when your own mother leaves the following comment in this old entry: "Don't forget how Kathy always helped you with your Victoria's Secret fetish too! ;)"

Oh yeah, this should be fun! *evil grin* Have a great weekend!
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Damaged goods?
This will be short 'n' sweet as Kathy gets here in just a few more hours...but remember this entry? Well, good news -- I "passed" (or is it flunked?) -- and don't have to deal with that for another four years (unless my condition improves). At least the weekend is starting off on a good note! Have a great weekend everyone! Hopefully we'll have all sorts of photos for your viewing enjoyment soon.
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She rocks!
I'm listening to Cheyenne on "Call For Help" right now -- she just won a fully registered version of the new Photoshop 7.0! Whoo hoo! Congrats Gnome-Girl!
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El scorcho
Ahhhh man... No more nicotine lollipops and lip balm. I swear, the man is always trying to keep me down! (Please note: No Robyns were actually harmed in the making of this blog entry.)
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Get the party started

I will do the German dance for you
It's fun and gay and tra-la-la.
I hope you will enjoy my dance
Fiddle-e-aye, fiddle-e-aye ay!

Todd and Chris know what I'm talkin' 'bout...and soon you will, too! w00t!
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Beach Bum
Ok, I have to ignore the fact that Anne Heche is the model...but I think these are just the cutest things! I wish someone *ahem* didn't burn so I could hit the beach more often in them!
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A whole new meaning to "Scooby snacks"
You've gotta love it when "news of the weird" happens just around the block!
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Hacky sack
Want to tweak MT to add smileys and post the current temp in your area? Check out the new hacks located here!
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For better or for worse...to have and to strangle...

Tonight I ran across this cake topper again and thought I'd share since the spring and summer wedding season is just about upon us. It features the bride strangling the groom -- something all past, present, and future brides can relate to after being nose-deep in wedding planning for months on end! The price is right, too, as far as cake toppers go... Definitely one I'd have picked out if given the option!
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Tuesday means...
It's time for Ashley's "This or That"!
  1. Do you answer the phone on the first ring? Yes or no? No. We wait for Caller ID to show up first. We're lazy like that.
  2. Which is worse: door-to-door salesmen or telemarketers? Door-to-door salesman. I hate slamming doors in people's faces, but won't think a thing about doing that with the phone (after saying "put me on your do not call list"). You can also turn the ringer off -- the doorbell will ring regardless of whether or not you answer it.
  3. Which is worse: the phone company or the oil company? The oil company. But ask me again after our next Verizon bill...
  4. Cordless phone, cellular phone, or corded phone? All three. Cordless for the house. Cellular for Todd on the road to and from work. And corded because with summer storms in Florida, you've got to have a non-electric-reliant option on hand.
  5. Phone number: write it down or remember it? WRITE IT DOWN! (And then lose it most likely...sigh...)
  6. When you tell a date, "I'll call you", do you mean it? Yes or no? Sure do. Unless my health gets in the way...
  7. Do you own one phone? Two? Three? More? Three in the house and one cell phone.
  8. Have you purchased anything by phone? Yes or no? Yes. I do a lot of our shopping online and via catalogs since I can't always get out.
  9. Have you ever called someone and then hung up before you spoke? Yes or no? The most embarassing time this happened was right after Todd and I started dating. I still had his parents' house in my memory -- one off from my Gma. When his dad answered, I recognized the voice and what I'd done and promptly hung up without saying anything. Wouldn't you know (this was 1992) they had JUST got Caller ID for the first time and were just itching to bust someone. I could have DIED. I still don't know if Todd really believes it was a mistake. LOL!
  10. Do you own an answering machine? We have voicemail through our phone company so a message can still be left if we're on the phone.

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N'awlins nuptials
Spotted on the web: An article linking our New Orleans wedding information site!
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I once got busy in a Burger King bathroom
Kathy will be here in two more days -- I can't wait! (She's been one of my best friends since we were 15 years old.) While doing a little digging online about Tampa Bay, Kathy discovered that Digital Underground ("The Humpty Dance, here's your chance, to do the hump") are going to be at Empire Friday night. The question is...are we that brave?
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It's the little things
Here's a cool free tip from today's "Call For Help": Sick of trying to type out long URLs in e-mails and what-have-you? Visit TinyURL.com and it will help you create a short redirect to that site you can then add to your browser's toolbar. You can also use it to redirect to any page at your website if you are burdened with a long URL -- or hide URLs you don't want seen by others!
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Grrrr baby, very grrrrr
Well it looks like MGM and United Artists have finally come to their senses and will allow the new Austin Powers flick to be titled "Goldmember". I was most-amused by the list of alternate titles in the works though: Live and Let Shag, You Only Shag Thrice, Never Say Member Again, and License to Shag
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This blog entry brought to you by...
Well I've had a boring, but productive, afternoon. I updated my WM! advertising page so that a banner ad can be purchased instantly via invoice. Ahhh c'mon. You know you want to go look at my cute little shopping carts!
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This should make the folks at PETA happy
Just when you think you've seen everything on the Internet, you find a CNN article that says cows are now getting their own water beds because "happy cows are more productive cows". Well ok then...
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Reason #4762 why I hate Hollywood
So "Bridget Jones's Diary" is on Starz right now. We're watching out of sick curiousity I guess. I seriously darn-near went postal during the commercial previews phase for the film in 2001, as listening to Renee Zellweger butcher her English accent was extremely painful on the ears. But there's nothing on TV tonight...so here we landed.

It's probably going to be difficult for me to get past any redeeming qualities for the film - if there are any - after the start of Bridget reading her diary aloud ("Weight: 136. Goal: lose 20 lbs.") Granted, I'm 5'10". But after reading interview after interview about all that weight Miss Zellweger gained for the film (and what a miracle it was that she lost it again so quickly in order to get back to the standard Hollywood size 0-2) - I'm sorry - but I just don't see where she was so vulgar and disgusting "with the fat on". In my wedding photos I'm at, what I consider to be, my "ideal weight". And can you believe I weighed in at an ungraceful 145 lbs. in those photos, "with a bottom the size of Brazil", according to Bridget? The horror!

Hollywood blows.
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On the cover of the Rollin' Stone
In case you missed it last week during the blog-outage, "Wholly Matrimony!" was featured on the 04.03.2002 Lockergnome Windows Daily! Thanks again, Chris!
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But I look at your pants and I need a kiss
I'm moving my "what songs turn you on" thread over here now, in case you didn't get a chance to participate and would still like to (also added the link to the original in my sidebar). For a list of my "top 25 oooh baby songs", just click the "read more" link.


In no particular order...

  1. Closer by Nine Inch Nails. (I can't even begin to count the number of times I've been approached and bought drinks after enjoying that song on the dance floor.)
  2. Anything Michael Hutchence sings (INXS or solo). Yes, anything. (He had a "do me" voice that will never be matched.)
  3. Bad Girl by Madonna. (That's pretty self-explantory.)
  4. Bittersweet Symphony by Verve.
  5. At My Most Beautiful by REM.
  6. Jump in the River by Sinéad O'Connor.
  7. Supervixen and Vow by Garbage.
  8. Bathwater by No Doubt.
  9. White Lines (cover) by Duran Duran.
  10. Add It Up by the Violent Femmes.
  11. The entire "Fumbling Towards Ecstacy" CD by Sarah McLachlan (I agree 100% Susan)!
  12. The entire "Disintegration" CD by The Cure.
  13. Is Your Love Strong Enough by Bryan Ferry.
  14. Crazy by Patsy Cline.
  15. Try a Little Tenderness by Otis Redding.
  16. Son of a Preacher Man by Dusty Springfield.
  17. Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe by Whale.
  18. Sometimes by Erasure.
  19. Naïve by KMFDM.
  20. Stripped and Black Celebration by Depeche Mode.
  21. Dancing Barefoot, Numb and Until the End of the World by U2.
  22. Hey Pretty by Poe.
  23. Laid by James.
  24. Slip Slide Melting by For Love Not Lisa.
  25. Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon (cover) by Urge Overkill on the "Pulp Fiction" soundtrack. (They're amazing to see live!)

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Great BeneFit
BeneFit Cosmetics, one of my favorite brands, is giving away a $150 BeneSpree if you register through their site and win. (Link at bottom left of page.) But if you win, you have to share with meeeeee!
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Monday Mission
Here's this week's Monday Mission!
  1. When was the last time your computer crashed? What happened? That would be the Dell story...and...I bought a Mac! True "final straw" moment.
  2. Recommend a movie (new or old) for us to watch. I'll recommend a new and old. If you like b&w movies, my favorite of all-time is "Jezebel" with Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. As for new, we just watched "Zoolander" over the weekend. Although I expected to hate it, I laughed all the way through.
  3. When was the last time someone told you that you were attractive (and you actually believed them)? That would probably be my wedding day. It's the last day I actually felt attractive (meaning, I wasn't sick yet).
  4. Do you like to sleep in or wake up with the chickens? SLEEP IN. That's a no-brainer. My mom always said I was the only toddler on the block that knew Johnny Carson by sight.
  5. Are you gay, straight or bi? Ever been tempted to go the other way? Straight - and never been curious, although I've been propositioned. It's just something I've just always "known" in my own case.
  6. What will be the next computer-related purchase you will make? Hopefully an AirPort so I can finally go wireless!
  7. I soak up affection like a sponge. But in my current relationship, sadly, I am the giver. The only hugs I get are the ones I initiate (and those become fewer and fewer). I tell you, I would be putty in your hands if you were to be affectionate to me. What is your role when you are in relationships? A giver, a taker, or is it an equal balance? In our marriage, it's very much an equal balance. Although I was insecure throughout several of my earlier relationships and I was almost-always the giver.
BONUS: Would I lie to you? Now would I say something that wasn't true? I'm asking you sugah...
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You knew this one was coming
Here's a site (from Daypop) full of slang from the 1990s. I shall now demonstrate:

What up, G? Tell that fart-knocker to quit icing my grill or I'll open up a can of whoop-ass on the mofo. Peace out.
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I'm #1! I'm #1!

Time to break out those foam #1 fingers and shout "Robyn's number one"! I finally replaced Robyn Hitchcock as the number one result for Robyn, if only for a short while! And they said it couldn't be done...
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Who you tryin' to get crazy with ese? Don't you know I'm loco?
So what exactly does moving ten existing blogs, creating one new group blog, and moving seven different domains -- all in less than a week -- do to a girl? See for yourself!
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Check yourself before you wreck yourself
Well it looks like my blog is back to normal now (or at least as close to normal as it will ever get. The skins are working. The search is working. And links in the sidebar should take you to the proper entries now. If you happen to catch a glitch, please let me know! *knock on wood* Things are ready to roll for the upcoming week -- have a great one everyone!
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Showin' some skin (a.k.a. I did it all by myself!)
Dig it -- I got the skins back up and running at my blog. Go pick yours out now! w00t -- I'm back, baby! (Thanks to Christine for getting the .htaccess file added the other day which made this possible.)
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That deluxe apartment in the sky
Hey -- welcome to the new digs! There are going to be some bugs for the next few days until the DNS catches up with me. The skins won't work. The search won't work. And links to individual posts in the sidebar will take you to the wrong place. But at least here I'm online. So buckle up. The ride may be bumpy...but it's filled with panties! Thanks for being patient. And have a great weekend!
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Hey, I've never seen the sun come up in the west
Well once again, an incredible night of friends and fun awaited us in Lakeland. As you can see by the time-stamp here, Stacy and Dan truly are the hosts with the most. (And Stacy is quite the cook!) I'm proud to say that I reigned supreme in the "Battle of the Sexes". Now...we sleep! Catch you all tomorrow, errrr, later today.
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