warning*** this is an angry post.
if you are looking for rainbows and unicorns you will not find them here.
this happens every year...
we live in Alberta.
it snows here
do people forget that???
I swear the first snow of every winter automatically turns people into first time winter drivers.
a drive that normally takes me 15-20 minutes now takes at least 45.
because people are idiots, that's why.
what part of there are 4 lanes available to be driven in makes it ok to drive in the middle of two lanes and swerve constantly so nobody can pass you? oh, because the other idiot taking up the other two lanes is doing the same thing?!!
no it is not ok.
if you are not capable of driving in winter conditions you should NOT be driving here. take public transit or figure it out. move, I don't care.
people who can't drive according to the road conditions are a danger to the general driving public as far as I'm concerned.
Don't get me wrong... I'm a fairly cautious winter driver, so when I can't believe how slow and ridiculous people are driving its pretty freaking bad.
I hate cold and winter but by far the worst thing is the drivers. the cold you can prepare for, the idiots unfortunately you just have to deal with.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Did you know that the plastic tip on the end of your shoelace has a name?
Well I did.
Why do I know this?
Heard it somewhere probably 20 years ago and that little tidbit of useless information has been lodged in my brain ever since.
It's called an aglet.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
I put CREAM in my coffee.
A pretty good sized dallop.
I cringe at the idea of people using skim, 1%, or even 2%. In fact I will decline milk for my coffee often if I can't have real milk/cream.
I drink homo milk just to drink... Anything less in coffee feels like it waters it down instead of making it creamy and delicious. There is nothing creamy about skim milk. I'm a pretty firm believer that it should not even exist. If you really want watered down milk just add a splash of milk to your water... It tastes the same.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
How did that happen?!?
He amazes me every day.
And every day I am so glad we took the plunge and decided to start a family. I can't imagine life without Hugo.
Being a mom has its ups and downs but overall it is pretty great.
Nothing beats watching my baby learn and grow and blow my mind.
We just had a low key family gathering for Hugo's birthday yesterday and it was nice. Hugo loved it and was excited for everything.
I think he was maybe the most excited for his new kitchen. I may be a bit jealous. This thing is pimp. Like puts the kitchen I had as a kid to shame.
He's played with it non stop so far.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
This may sound odd....
But I am thankful for play dough.
I think I would lose my mind if not for this magical dough.
Play dough is one of the few things that entertains Hugo for a decent amount of time. He's happy, contained (he plays with it in his high chair), and entertained giving me a much needed break some days.
This recipe was triple the size of my normal one.
What a workout! My arm is actually a bit sore from stirring it.
So worth it.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
well, for those of you who don't know me super well.... i'm a bit quirky. those of you that do know me might be so used to my strangeness it doesn't even register any more.
either way... its ME.
here is an example.
either way... its ME.
here is an example.
I love pigeons.
I smile whenever I see them. even on grumpy days
like I stop and talk to them and can make convincing enough pigeon noises that the male pigeons will puff up and strut around trying to impress me.
as much as I love pigeons I am a cat lady... so I don't really have the safest pigeon habitat at my house. I think I would have kidnapped several by now if it wasn't for the kitties.
instead i'm thinking maybe I need this pillow.
I could hug it and squeeze it and call it mine forever!
consider this officially on my Christmas list.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
I haven't cut my hair in ages.
Why you ask?
It may be a bit more work to brush out but oh dear god what would I do if I couldn't put my hair in a bun?!?
It's funny because random people compliment my big bun (on top of my head... because let's be honest it's the biggest bun I've got) and I say oh thank you and smile... But on the inside I'm laughing. Knowing that I slept with my hair like that and just didn't bother to take out the 2 or 3 bobby pins and wrestling my hair out of the way all day.
Everyone laughs at the mom-bun
I'll raise you a bed head bun.
Oh how my hairstyles have changed.
I think this might be the longest I've gone without a drastic change.
I do miss my bangs but after the bang massacre earlier this year they were just not salvageable. So they're pretty much grown out now but I just don't have enough motivation to actually cut them again then deal with maintaining them.