Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Action Jeans and other stuff

1.)  In the comments Sarah alluded to an incident we had last week.  She was washing my hair before cutting it and as she was rinsing the conditioner out the sprayer slipped out of her hands and started thrashing about, squirting water EVERYWHERE.  We were in fits of hysterics.  I was reclined in the chair with my sopping wet head in the sink and Sarah was wildly trying to catch the sprayer and we were both laughing like loons.  I love moments like that, when things happen that usually only happen in cartoons.  Once we composed ourselves she kept apologizing - but I think we can all agree that it's better to have a funny story to share than to have nothing happen at all.

2.)  My Kramerica Industries job has taken me to the land of insurance companies.  And I'm here to give you a warning:  Don't get cancer.  Don't have a heart attack.  Don't even get a hang nail.  Just don't get sick because that may put you into the unenviable position of having to call an insurance company and Woe To Those Who Do!  You will be stuck in a never ending automated system.  You won't be able to speak to a human, ever.  Not even when you are actually speaking to what you think is a human.  It's not human!  It's a robot who is programed to tell you, "That has been denied," or "We didn't receive that paperwork."  After four hours of this I wanted to put my head under the desk and cry.  And I wasn't even sick.

3.)  Also in recent comments Heather came up with a Brilliant Idea.  When Tyra Banks' fantasy novel comes out I'm going to host a reading!  You're all invited.  We will all take turns reading passages and smiling with our eyes.  And then we'll eliminate someone.  Oh, it will be dramatic.

4.)  I'm working on new bookmarks to keep Mr. T company on my etsy shop so I was looking for pictures of Chuck Norris and came across this gem:

You're welcome.


Jeanette said...

who doesn't love a good pair of action jeans - so that at any moment you can do a sky high kick without ripping your pants wide open?

Rach said...

Mortgage companies are the same as insurance companies. Seriously, never buy a house, never pay off a loan, and never get sick or have a baby.

I may have to make a special trip to California for your Tyra reading. That's something I just couldn't miss.

I could really use some action jeans. I am constantly fighting off ninjas, and I've gone through like 8 pairs of my best jeans.

Heidi (Todd) Broberg said...

Probably your best post yet. I dont even know where to comment or start it is so AWESOME. But anytime you finish with Chuck Norris you know your solid!

I HAVE to forward onto my hubbie and other friends if you dont mind. We LOVE good ole' chuckie!

The Katzbox said...

Wow. When I got to the Chuck Norris ad, I think I passed a raisin through my nose. Good job!!! nothing says laughter like passing food through your sinuses....

Mindie said...

what do i have to do to get tj a chuck norris bookmark for graduation???

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness. My sisters and I have shared many moments over the years that you would think only happen in cartoons. Great way to describe that!

Also, I love the idea of a reading of the Tyra books.

Thank you for the action jeans pic. Thank you.

Heath said...

I love that you go from Action Jeans in this post to ill-fitting jeans in the next.

Speaking of ice cream, I still owe you one, don't I? Let's go do that.

PS- my Word Verification is "motor." I think it's a sign that we should go.

Anonymous said...

I had that Hair Hose Amuck fandango happen to me at an actual hair salon. Me and my hair man Jim (Ed Winn's less flamboyant but actually homosexual twin) stared at each other in dripping horror for half a second before we reinacted the laughing scene from Mary Poppins. The other dripping patrons in the packed salon didn't find it as funny, though.

The action jeans picture just made my neck turn red.