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21
Sep
09

My Holy Hangover

First off: Mad props to Shawn for the term Holy Hangover.
So what is a Holy Hangover? It’s what we in the ministry affectionately call that feeling we get on Monday Morning. Especially after a day like yesterday:

  • 1:30 – going to bed b/c we are at the beach and get to sleep in tomorrow morning!
  • 7:30 – Up and packing
  • 8:30 – Breakfast
  • 9 – Lead worship for last weekend retreat session
  • 10:30 – Say goodbye and pack up
  • 11:30 – Grab a bite to eat
  • 12 – On the road!…with 2 kids..ugh….
  • 4:10 – Backing trailer into the driveway…Orange Beach -> Baton Rouge in 4 hrs! BOOYAH!
  • 4:15 – Pulling out of the driveway in Rae’s car
  • 4:38 – Youth group! (8 mins late)
  • 6:20 – Wrapping up Youth (20 mins late but was so worth it! Amazing youth tonight!)
  • 6:30 – Changed and off to downtown
  • 7 – Arrived at Whitney’s Celebration Service for 10 Years at First Pres.
  • 8:10 – Hugging and goodbyes
  • 9 – Eating lunch…dinner…um…whatever
  • 9:30 – Check emails put on Psych! It was a Bollywood theme!
  • 11 – Heading to bed. Probably one of the earliest in months…years?

And voila: Monday Morning’s Holy Hangover.

How are you feeling this morning?

13
Sep
09

The Speed of the Internet!

Minutes…hours…after Kanye West showed how much of a ass he is on MTV VMAs (sorry G rated audiences that’s probably the nicest way to describe that jerk) this pops up on youTube! Hilarious. Stunning. Speedy.

17
Jun
09

SYTYCD Music Takeaway

It’s summertime and that’s when Rae and I endulge our reality TV appetite with Wipeout, The Ultimate Fighter, and of course the GREATEST reality show competition there is: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE! I dare you to disagree with me but that will be another discussion.This discussion will revolve around one of the many aspects I love about the show: the music!

So each week, I’ll list my favorite new songs that I’ve found watching our favorite reality show! This week there were 4:

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  1. Falling Slowly by The Frames – such a great track! Mesmerizing!
  2. 24 Hours (Ashton Shuffle A-bomb mix) by Terry Poison – quirky, crazy, weird, I love it!
  3. Imma Be by the Black Eyed Peas – sorry the Peas are a guilty pleasure! Can they do wrong?
  4. Violento (Up Mix) by Bailango! – not sure if I got this right, couldn’t find them but a gritty Spanish tango!!
23
Apr
09

The Office goes Broke

The Office FINALLY puts to rest this awful rabbit trail of the Michael Scott Paper Company. I mean seriously, was there a doubt that it wasn’t going to end this way? Oh wait…no there wasn’t:

The Scranton office starts floundering and Wallace boots Charles so Michael can return. Yay, smiles and what a wasted story line.

Ugh…at least now we can get back to life as “normal” for our Scranton branch of misfits! Make sure you don’t miss press release by Michael Scott as well 🙂

When all is said and done, Michael’s heroic stand against David and Charles was funtastic! Was it worth these past few episodes? Eh…

My Thoughts & Favorite Quotes

Your doughnuts make me go nuts! – Michael

Crunch. – Accountant
Did it help? – Pam

There is a hive of bees… – Dwight

Well, well, well…how the turn tables…- Michael

I’ll see your situation and raise you a situation. – Michael

I don’t think I have to wait out Dunder Mifflin, I think I just have to wait out you. – Michael

You two are morons. – Charles
Got it! – Jim

Michael. – David Wallace
That’s one of them! – Michael

Our balls are in your court. – Michael

16
Apr
09

The Office gets Heavy Competition

I haven’t been crazy about this whole Michael Scott Paper Company. While episodes like tonight get some serious laughs, in the back of my mind it feels like they didn’t have any good story board ideas so they thought: hey while we come up with something good why don’t we do this? I see this ending 1 of 2 ways: 1) The Scranton office starts floundering and Wallace boots Charles so Michael can return. Yay, smiles and what a wasted story line. or 2) Michael moves on and someone else takes over the Scranton office. Boo, tears and I’d hate that even worse.

For more on the Michael Scott Paper Company make sure you check out their new site:

Michael Scott Paper Company

As for tonight’s episode, in a nutshell:
Jim pranks Andy in what seems like an effort to get over Angela.
Michael and Dwight go head to head for the top sales client in Scranton.

Thoughts and Quotes:

One of the best openers! It just kept getting funnier and made those Tiger Woods golf commercials look silly!

Am I walking down the aisle to “You can call me Al?” – Pam
You will not be walking, you’ll be boogie-ing. – Andy

It’s not a dress code, it’s a death sentence! It’s like a straight jacket! – Dwight

I just think she doesn’t want a crucifix cake! – Jim (Oh man I was dying for a visual! Hilarious!)

Let me be your traveling pants. – Andy

I…understand…nothing…- Michael

I got hit in the face with a pee filled water balloon! – Michael

I took a month and put that thing on his Blackberry which he now uses as a nightlight. – Pam

Dwight and I wear the same undies! They did NOT appear to be tighty whities but black Fruit of the Loom boxer briefs with the grey waist band! What does this mean!?!?!

I hit a bear. – Dwight

And I knew that you would do that! Their meatball sub is their worst sandwich! – Dwight
…ugh…bastard!- Michael

ARE YOU SAYING YOU INVENTED PAPER?!?!- Dwight

Great closer! Just a great way to put a tidy little bow on the whole episode!
So what’d you think?
What underwear do you wear?
Favorite line?

Discuss….

01
Apr
09

Finally a Reason to Watch MTV!

I know none of “us” watch MTV anymore, much less the Real World. I mean is there anything more ironic than the Real World being called “real” anymore?!?

Anyway, please check it out tonight and when they feature “Lindsay Rae Spurlock” make sure you holler out loud for me…for us! We’re having a house party viewing party in Austin so if you’re near the “Mopac?!?” and hear screaming…no worries, it’s just me 🙂

20
Mar
09

Get LOST – Namaste

Namaste! I don’t even know what to say about tonight. I’m already a little late here and I just feel like Hurley…”oh…what?

So good to have “old Sawyer” back with the nicknames: Khan, Doc, Quickdraw but no Freckles 😦
Again what I love about this show is that not only are we getting some answers, sure more questions but at least a few answers and is encouraging me to go back and watch the old seasons! EVERYTHING is seen in a different light now (Ethan!) I mean and did they have this planned since the beginning or not? I mean would I see the earlier things in a different light or not? Very curious.

The 3 years/30 years thing is freakin’ me out! So obviously, the first time around the gang were part of those who stayed ON the plane. For some reason, part of them “fell off” the plane and just so happened to land when the lefties were??? Again…”oh…what?

Perhaps the craziest is seeing the “new Sawyer and Juliet.” Juliet totally just made Kate wiggle on purpose. Then did you catch Sawyer…sorry Lafleur…say “my people.” All is not well on the island folks and it’s getting freaky. I suppose now we’ll have 2 storylines: Sun and friends tryiing to get 30 years into the past and Jack, Kate, and friends trying to work things out with Dharma!

Next week looks AMAZING! What’d you think?

Namaste!




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