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Behold the power of Krispy Kreme
Ever since I saw these over at Snap! the other day, I've had a one-track stomach. Now the wait is no more -- they are mine. All mine. Bwah ha ha ha! And those two at the top left? Punkin' spice, baby! Mmmmm... I. Need a moment.
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A little story
Ten years ago tomorrow, this boy met this girl at a party while going to this school . They were each wearing a J. Crew flannel shirt , and admired the other's. They dated , then broke up a few weeks later, but the girl told the boy that he would still marry her one day.


They stayed friends while at school , but after the girl graduated she moved off to Philadelphia to conquer the world . She also conquered the boy's heart by leaving, because he flew up to propose weeks later, seven years ago tomorrow.


And if the boy and girl hadn't been impatient, tomorrow would have also been their wedding day . But they ran off to get married instead, and lived happily ever after .


The end.

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I want money - that's what I want


Thanks to Solonor for reminding me of this great quote:

"I'm a big fan of money. I like it. I use it. I have a little. I keep it in a jar on top of my refrigerator. I'd like to put more in that jar. That's where you come in." - Robbie Hart
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Just got paid, Friday night...party hoppin, feelin right...
Radio, video
Boogie with a suitcase
You're livin' in a disco
Forget about the rat race
Let's do the milkshake
Sellin' like a hotcake
Try some buy some fee-fi-fo-fum

Talk about, pop musik
Talk about, pop musik

Shoobie doobie do wop
I wanna dedicate this
Pop pop shoo wop
Everybody made it
Shoobie doobie do wop
Infiltrate it
Pop pop shoo wop
Activate it

New York, London, Paris, Munich
Everybody talk about pop musik

Talk about, pop musik
Talk about, pop musik
Pop pop pop pop musik

Singing in the subway
Shuffle with a shoe shine
Fix me a molotov
I'm on the headline

Wanna be a gun slinger
Don't be a rock singer
Eenie meenie mynie moe
Tell me where you wanna go

Talk about, pop musik
Talk about, pop musik

Shoobie doobie do wop
Lyin' in the tree
Pop pop shoo wop
Eenee meenie
Shoobie doobie do wop

Pop pop shoo wop
You know what I mean

Hit it...

Now you know what to say...

Talk about, pop musik
Pop pop pop pop musik

All around the world
Wherever you are
Dance in the street
Anything you like
Do it in your car
In the middle of the night

La la la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la

Dance in the supermart
Dig it in the fastlane
Listen to the countdown
They're playin' our song again

I can't get jumping jack
I wanna hold - get back
Moonlight muzak
Knick knack patty whack

Talk about, pop musik
Talk about, pop musik

Shoobie doobie do wop
It's all around you
Pop pop shoo wop
Gonna suround you
Shoobie doobie do wop
It's all around
Pop pop shoo wop

Hit it...

New York, London, Paris, Munich
Everybody talk about pop musik

Talk about, pop musik
Talk about, pop musik
Pop pop pop pop musik
Now... listen...
Talk about,
Pop pop pop pop musik...
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Nothing is wasted - only reproduced
You know you're good when you get a parody spin-off! The site "pick up your own damn socks!" is now being called out by "Buy Your Own Damn Tampons". And although neither one of us are an official part of either one of them, Todd was more than happy to contribute a photo.
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Falling in love
Ok, remember this? Well check out this. Damn, she's good! I knew I tipped her off for a reason...
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Once more with feeling
Small addition made to my comment / individual archives templates thanks to the Scripty Goddesses. In addition to the pop-up with the URLs that have pinged me, now you can also view the sites I've pinged for each entry as well. For example, here are the URLs I've pinged for this entry. For more information on how to add this to your own MT templates, check out Kristine's great tutorial.
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Make it stop...please make it stop...
You know, I'm really going to be happy when the two-parter of "Will & Grace" concludes tonight. Not for the happy, sappy "very special Blossom" feel-good ending -- but because they will finally STOP playing that slow-mo-faux-troubled-expression annoying as hell background music commercial. "Could you cry a little?" Yes, I can. I will cry a lot if I have to see that commercial ONE MORE TIME. Which leads me to...aren't "sitcoms" supposed to be situation COMEDIES? There's no crying in baseball! </end rant>
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The leaves are falling back east
I was just cleaning out my picture stash and ran across two really good images if anyone wants to create a fall-like celebrity skin out of them (image 1, image 2).

And while we're looking at really pretty fall pictures, check out this Halloween wedding in Philadelphia!
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Did you happen to see the most beautiful girl in the world?

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You and I must make a pact
Have a couple hundred bucks to waste? If so, then you can be the proud owner of Mariah Carey's "hardly eaten" sammich. Radio station Q100 in Atlanta is hosting the auction on eBay:

"Mariah Carey was an in-studio guest at Q100 Radio in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, October 14, 2002. While there, she asked for a turkey sandwich to nibble on during her interview. One of the station employees ran to a nearby deli, and returned with the sandwich pictured below. Mariah hardly touched this. The turkey, pickle, potato salad and garnish are untouched. The bread on one half of the sandwich has been picked at by Ms. Carey, leaving a hole approximately 3/4" in diameter.

The winning bidder will receive the sandwich, salad, pickle, and garnish in a handy Styrofoam deli box. In addition, the winning bidder will also receive a plastic knife used by one of Ms. Carey's handlers to lift the bread, allowing an inspection of the luncheon meat inside. PLEASE NOTE: This sandwich WAS NOT refrigerated for 24 hours after Ms. Carey left the studio, and should not be considered safe to eat. This sandwich is a collectors item, for the true music or Mariah memorabilia collector.
"

So there you go. Read more at MSNBC.com.
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Mr. telephone man, there's something wrong with my line
Spied over at Hoopty's..."How to have fun with telemarketers". I am so printing and laminating this baby!
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Maybe baby, I'll have you - maybe baby, you'll be true
Somewhat emotional, "female" conversation ahead. Click at your own risk. You have been warned.

You know those cartoons where the character has a mini "angel" version of them and a mini "devil" version of them sitting up on their shoulders holding a conversation? Well that was me this week. Only mine were named "Hope" and "Reality". Hope keeps me human. Reality makes me feel human.

Well anyway, this week I was over a week late. I haven't been over a day late in a really long time since we officially stopped trying. I also had that "I'm about to hurl feeling" all weekend/week long -- and did toss my cookies on more than one occasion. And the thing that triggered it most of all? Chicken. Now in my mind I know that it would take several medical and spiritual miracles happening at the same place and time to even give me a small prayer of that occurring. Todd can have children. I can't. Over three years worth of trying, tests and surgeries have let me know just exactly where I stand without a doubt.

But as a woman, you get the symptoms...you play the doubt game. I would give anything to go back to the pre-trying me and just play that game one more time without knowing what happens after the dice are rolled. That gut-crunching, "Oh my god...could I be..." feeling that you fear if it should happen at a certain point in your life, everything would freeze-frame and you'd lose the ability to even breathe. I would welcome that feeling with open arms today. Because it's hard for me to even remember a time when I thought having a child the 'normal' way was even possible....much less might be a reality.

Which brings me to, late tonight. My least favorite aunt showed up with extra baggage. I think she intends to stay around for awhile this time. It seems she's also taken up kickboxing while away on that week's vacation. And I feel so stupid for even letting my mind go there. I mean, I won't even throw money away on the tests anymore. If I could have that ten-bucks-a-pop back that we spent once upon a time, we'd probably be in Jamaica right now. But that still doesn't stop me from pausing and asking the mental "Magic 8 Ball" from time to time. And once again, as always, signs point to no. I'll get over it. It's a good excuse to down a banana split.
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It's not easy bein' green
I didn't have time to do anything fancy this week, so the design will look somewhat familiar -- but I couldn't leave Stacy with a plain-jane template for long. So stop by Stacy's Froggy Blog and give her a nice Oklahoma hello!
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Burnt offerings
Now we all have a place to hang out together on Sundays...



I assume 3 a.m. services via IM will be the norm? Sweet! It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that ping. Pass the collection plates...
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She's so lucky - she's a star
We ordered Chinese take-out tonight and this was my fortune. I'm still trying to decide if the message was a compliment, or a slam. Opinions please.
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Let's get loud



It's time to start the party planning people! Who's in? All the details are up over at Stacy's. Be there or be !
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There are worse things I could do
No, no, no! We do not need a new Grease sequel with Travolta and Newton-John. Grease 2 was enough. Has "The Parent Trap II" taught us nothing? You cannot go back again. For the love of all that is holy, leave Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsen in the past where they belong. Travolta has not aged well. The sight of him back in leather pants will most certainly cause years of therapy. I'm sorry Olivia -- but there just is no such thing as 'the right script' for this one! (Read the full scoop on MSNBC.com.)
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It breaks my heart to see you hanging from your shelf
For all the =w=eezer fans out there, here's a great site I stumbled across tonight -- Weezer 101. "It’s like that class syllabus that you’re supposed to but never ever read."

Only 42 days left in my quest for a little one on one with Rivers Cuomo. Things aren't looking so good. But I'm gonna keep fishin' nonetheless.
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I swear I won't tease you - won't tell you no lies
The Georgia Supreme Court is currently hearing a challenge to the state's fornication law, which prohibits sexual intercourse outside of wedlock. A conviction is a misdemeanor offense and can bring up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine.

At least Georgia's laws aren't as strange as some of those in the rest of the country. In Ventura County, California, there is a law against cats and dogs having sex without a permit. In Ames, Iowa, your husband isn't allowed to take more than three gulps of beer while lying in bed with you or holding you in his arms. A Tremonton, Utah, law states that no woman is allowed to have sex with a man while riding in an ambulance. In addition to normal charges, the woman's name will be published in the local newspaper. The man does not receive any punishment. And in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, there is a law against having sex with a truck driver in a toll booth.

For more wacky sex laws visit Romance 101, Strange U.S. Sex Laws, and Sexlaws. (News link from FARK.com.)
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Can I have this dance for the rest of my life?
To continue with today's 'wedding' theme...the new October "Fifteen Minutes of Fame" featured event is now online!
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Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
I'm having waaaaay too much fun thinking about licking these.
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Like the weather

The color of the sky
as far as I can see is coal grey.
Lift my head from the pillow
and then fall again.
I get a shiver in my bones
just thinking about the weather.
A quiver in my lips as if I might cry.

And by the force of will my lungs are filled and so I breathe.
Lately it seems this big bed is where I never leave.
I get a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather.
A quiver in my lips as if I might cry.

"What a cold and rainy day. Where on earth is the sun hid away?"

I hear the sound of a noon bell chime. Well I'm far behind.
Here you put in 'bout half a day while here I lie
with a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather.
A quiver in my lip as if I may cry.

"What a cold and rainy day. Where on earth is the sun hid away?"

Do I need someone here to scold me
or do I need someone who'll grab and pull me out of
four poster dull torpor pulling downward.

For it is such a long time since my better days.
I say my prayers nightly this will pass away.

The color of the sky is grey as I can see through the blinds.
Lift my head from the pillow and then I fall again.
I get a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather.
A quiver in my head as if I may cry.

"What a cold and rainy day. Where on earth is the sun hid away?"
A cold and rainy day. I shiver, quiver, and try to wake...
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I've never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight



We're halfway through the submission process for the 2002 annual Dress Contest. So if you've been procrastinating, the time to stop doing so is now! There's a new easy-as-pie submission form where you can submit multiple photos of your wedding dress right off your harddrive along with your essays (full rules located here). We've also got image editing volunteers if you need help with your entry.

I hope to see your dresses entered soon! If you know of someone that is recently married, please bug them to enter for me, ok? And if you'd like to really help me out by mentioning the contest (and linking to it) on your own site, there are several images to choose from here.

Thanks! --Robyn
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Ask and ye shall receive
Kristine asked if I knew of a wedding planner for people getting married rather quickly, rather than the standard 18 months most online checklists assume the bride and groom will have to plan their big day. I found a great one at ivillage.com -- the "Six Weeks Wedding Checklist". So just in case you (or someone you know) might need it, too -- well there ya' go!
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Dude, you're fired
So I noticed a new Dell commercial earlier this evening without that annoying "Dude, you're getting a Dell" kid. Only they still used the slogan. I wondered aloud if he'd been canned. Then Dick discovered the news. First him. Hopefully next, the company. And soon my life will be complete!
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I just called...to say...
They just had a fluff-piece about the 49ers during MNF's halftime. One of the players had a camera and snuck in the bathroom, hopped up on a toilet, and filmed another player using the john. Said "number two" player was also on a cell phone. So I asked Todd, "Wonder if he'll get phone calls later tonight asking were you talking to me when you were taking a dump?" Todd laughed, but then said, "I've done it." Things you don't want to know about your husband for $200, Alex. I have never had a conversation be so important that I couldn't wait to call until after I did my business -- or at least make up some sort of excuse to call them right back. So this poll is anonymous. Fess up. Do you talk on the phone when your drawers (or panties) are around your ankles?



And if you answer "yep", please don't call me during it. No. Seriously.
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Warts and all
For some reason, today seems to be "gross news day". You know how you can use duct tape to fix just about anything? Well it can also get rid of warts apparently.

But to add a seasonal spin to the topic, here are duct tape ideas for your Halloween costumes. Or how about for your wedding attire instead? I have to admit though, I was just crazy enough way back when to have considered some of these for my prom!
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Doctor, doctor gimme the news
We just got back from one of my 'routine' doctor's appointments with my internist. It was time to get Rx's renewed and get the results of labwork done in August. I was doing mental cartwheels by the time we got to the exam room -- I've lost 15 lbs. since my last visit (and 22 lbs. since the visit before that)!

The nurse wrote my weight down 10 lbs. higher than it was today, too. I noticed it and corrected her -- and she said, "No, that's right." So I had her walk back to the scale. NEVER question a woman over 10 lbs. Especially when it means she's only lost 5 vs. 15 of them. She smiled when she noticed her goof, and my chart was immediately corrected. Heh. We don't have a scale, and I refuse to buy one -- so this is the first time I've had official confirmation, other than my clothes just fitting loose.

My choleseterol was 221 when normal for my age is 200. Nothing really major there. And my 'good' choleseterol was 38 when normal for my age is 40. So not too bad...or bad enough to watch yet... (I can't believe I'm getting old enough they have to pay attention to this stuff.) Other than that, I'm doing well as far as the rest of the labwork goes and I won't have to go back again until late January!

Of course, all the good news comes on a day when I feel less than...but I'll gladly take this wiped feelin' after a big OU win any day. Todd and Robbie have said they are both hurting, and they're perfectly healthy. So that's that!
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Sooner Magic
Ahhhhh......nothing like kicking off the start to a brand new week with this! Now the celebrations must come to an end unfortunately. We've got #9 Iowa State (at home) this weekend. Eeeep!
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That is what 'to the pain' means
(Warning: Do not click these links if you are eating.) Can someone please tell me how on god's green earth this helps celebrate vegetarianism? Now with this photo I can see why there'd be cause for celebration. Da' Bulls win. But with this one, not so much. Owie. And just in case you're not squirming enough already...
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A shout out to my homies
Here are a few blog reading recommendations to start the week off on a good note:

  1. thehayden.org -- "original poetry, inspirational articles, satires, writings, poems, forums" (and an all-around beautiful design)
  2. dramabug dot net -- love that sassy logo image!
  3. Up Yours - And More Helpful Tips -- sometimes it takes more than a spoon full of sugar to help the medicine go down, in a most delightful way
  4. strange currency -- another fab design with great content
  5. 8Bit Joystick -- excellent group blog with a Thursday meme
Need more to get through the work day? The lists begin here... And be sure to keep your eye on this brand new Oklahoma blogger!
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East coast vs. west coast
Well it seems the west coast bloggers had themselves a big blowout over the weekend. And now, Hoopty has called the Florida bloggers out over at Gretchen's. And I quote:

"California bloggers can throw the way crazier party than those Florida bloggers. The preceding was indeed a challenge."

Perhaps he has forgotten the blogger bash to end all blogger bashes. Not only did we provide a live netcam feed -- we also ended up with full frontal (male and female) ON CAMERA. Don't believe me? Just ask the people who set up and monitored the live chatroom full of people watching the cam. Or everyone out there who took screen captures cementing the fact Todd will never be able to run for public office, ever.

So far the best piece of...errrr...evidence I've seen offered out of that camp is this photo. Whereas we had these and these and these and these and these. Their drinking photos from this weekend are closely rivaled by our July event -- and I didn't see a single one of them doing anything like this or this or this.

Me thinks that crowd certainly has to be hungover to even think of making such a claim. What do you think though?

Do you feel like their party was "way crazier" than ours have been?


Just remember, what you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.
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At the late night, double feature, picture show
One of our favorite games to play is "spot the movie oopsies". I've blogged about it in the past, but MSNBC reminded me once again about Movie-Mistakes.com. For example, here's a list of mistakes from "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me".

And also from MSNBC, it appears that Courteney Cox Arquette has reverted to using her maiden name. Hmmmmm...
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The day after the night before
We got to bed so late last night. We just couldn't quit reading stories about the game and looking at photos. Considering I barely slept on Friday night, and woke up before the alarm even went off so we could watch GameDay, I am just wiped now. I didn't even catch kickoff in the Bucs game today (which we currently lead 10-0). I realize they're paying tribute to their roots and all, but could Cleveland have uglier uniforms? Shit brown AND orange. What a lovely combo... Reminds me of a late 70s kitchen gone bad.

I was too hyped up to really discuss my feelings surrounding the game last night, but a post on SoonerFans.com finally made the emotion pour out. So if you'll please indulge me this one last entry about the OU/tx series.

As expected, a lot of the 'whorn fans are in denial today -- it ain't just a river in Egypt. On one of their message boards it reads:

"We are a much better football team than OU. We have the best set of wide receivers in the nation...If Chris just throws it away from the defensive back, it was a sure 6, instead we have to listen to the announcers on how great of a play the defensive back made...So many 3 and outs in the second half killed us. They got the lucky bounce at the goal line and we were done. I really wish Chris would have taken this team on his shoulders and drove them down the field, so once and for all he could have proved his greatness to his naysayers...We win next week, and I think we still win the Big XII South, and still have a chance to play for an National Championship. OU is not that great of a team and they will lose before it is all over. Hopefully twice."

Well I've got news for you texass. We beat you 63-14 in 2000 with a bunch of scrappers left over from the John Blake era. That was "a fluke". Couldn't happen again. Then we beat you 14-3 in 2001. The wind was tricky. You ran out of time. It was another fluke. So yesterday, on a day when our QB played like shit, threw four picks (when he hadn't thrown a single one all season long), and by his own admission "our team won in spite of my performance" -- did your pretty boy QB suck it up and play his best game on the day that was heralded as his chance to finally prove himself in just about every print and television media outlet in the nation? No. He also threw three picks and not a single touchdown. Not a single touchdown against top 10 teams in his entire career I might add -- but also threw for something like thirteen picks total in those same games. If your players are always so much better, then why is it that our players always seem to beat you these days?

There will never be a fucking year when you give OU credit. Ever. It's never about why we won, but instead why you lost. You want to live in your own little dream world that you are sooooo much better than we are by clinging to stats from the early 1900s. Well you know what? You go right ahead and live in glorious black and white. I'll take our seven national championships to your two (both of which were earned before I was even born). I'll take the colorful images of Bob Stoops holding up the Sears trophy in Miami in 2000, and the feeling of walking on air as we exited the Orange Bowl. And I'll take the image of the fake Roy Williams crying on the sidelines after the Big XII Championship last year when we literally handed you a ticket to Pasadena as an early Christmas gift, and you couldn't even unwrap it. No team is EVER "that good" to you. Did you ever stop to think that once, just maybe, YOU are the ones that suck? Because if you'll drain that piss and vinegar out of your eardrums you might just hear the sound of the rest of the country laughing at you.

You know what? OU just might lose this season. There are a couple of games already where I had just about given up on getting the "W". And we've got Iowa State in six more days. But at least our coach has the CLASS to admit, "We were outplayed and I was outcoached," after our losses. This year yours blames the wind (once again) in the third quarter, and receivers running the wrong routes. Well you know what? Our players were in that VERY SAME wind in the fourth quarter when we scored the majority of our points. Our QB's performance left little to be desired, and we had several dropped balls in the first half. But...oh yeah...we don't have to make excuses. We...won. Enjoy your back-to-back recruiting national championships. And that series record. I'll take my dominance in the here and now, thankyouverymuch.

The above entry was written by a girl -- who seems to have more fire in her belly than the entire 'whorn O-line and coaching staff combined.
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364 more days of bragging rights



I'd like to take a second to point out that OU has not lost to the 'whorns since the '90s. Bob Stoops truly has Mack's number, and three years of play against the big boys and Chrissy Simms still hasn't got his pubes. Ahhhh...it's great to be a Sooner!

I promise, the OU/tx discussion is just about over. But here are a couple of pics from tonight's watch party before I sign off. Enjoy!


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