Monday, August 31, 2009

Spin Cycle

Why is it that some women and men decide to cycle through exes like a laundry cycle? I've been guilty of this as well, though not nearly as bad as some.

Sometimes after a break-up, you have that moment where you're like, "You know, we could make this work. I'll change. It'll be better this time around." And it does get better- at least in the beginning. You're both (well usually) trying really hard and working on those issues that drove you apart. But being creatures of habit, we usually resort back to our old ways and those little things that drive the other one nuts start to drive them nuts again- yes, I'm talking to you mister obsessive pen clicker.

What's worse is getting to the point of breaking-up again and finding out the other person wasn't trying at all. I found that one out the hard way my senior year of college. He even admitted that he wasn't trying any harder. It's kinda like how I try egg nog again every couple years, just to remind myself that I still don't like it. Sometimes, ya gotta learn the hard way.

The thing is, to use the title from a book that changed how I date, it's called a break-up because it's broken!!
(Read it, love it, own it:

Stop putting your exes through the spin cycle and find someone who's worth your time and doesn't think its ok to break your heart one week and then be your everything the next. And if you do get back together with them, remember that they were the reason you started that love-hate relationship with a certain Mr. Ben & Jerry. Just sayin'

Friday, August 28, 2009

Frog Princes

This doesn't exactly apply to me right now, but I was certainly a part of this lotto for a while there....

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

You know what's awesome...

Sitting in a crowded park and in a moment of quiet, having the guy you're there with do his best Mrs. Doubtfire impression, only it comes out super super loud:


Everyone stops and stares at the two of you and you're like, "Ya, he's with me."

Oh and his goat impression had me rolling on the ground laughing, literally.

I'd say I care what everyone was thinking, but that would be a lie. I think I've found someone just as weird as me. Score :-)

Thursday, August 20, 2009

I find it funny...

That my ex from college is both married and has a child. This coming from the man, who when asked about marriage, responded "As Gene Simmons said, marriage is a wonderful institution but you have to be insane to be in an institution." Married with a kid... ha, funny how that works out. And in viewing the pictures of said kid on the ever popular Facebook, he spelled his own kid's name wrong. I was double-amused, first at the odd looking name and second realizing he's probably not gotten a good night's sleep in quite a while. He's a good guy but looks like life isn't going as he'd planned.

Glad I dodged that bullet. Woot!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Overheard conversations between the male of the species

From my favorite web comic:

Cyanide and Happiness, a daily webcomic
Cyanide & Happiness @

In other news, I was out of town for the past week or so, thus the lack of updates. Mr. Avocado is still quite wonderful- this Friday is my turn to cook for him. They do say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach....

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

How to Spot a Winner

So a friend of mine that I work with told me a question that her fiance asked her on their first date- "If you could have one of these two super powers, which would you choose- front row/first space parking for the rest of your life or the ability to talk to ducks?"

I proceeded to laugh my bum off (thankfully, its now reattached) and texted the question to my sister, my best friend, and Mr. Avocado. All responded duck-talking but Mr. Avocado took the cake with creativity and hilarity of answer. His reponse:

"Honestly, I don't mind having to walk to get to where I'm goin and I have been attacked by fowl before without a single moment to try and resolve the situation. Plus, have you seen the teeth that geese have?!? With all the hissing and wingflappin, a guy would like to know what he did to deserve that. Duck fluency would be a plus. Also, geese are protected by law and for what? More goose turds EVERYWHERE?!? First, we learn the language... then we fight back! They can take our land, but they'll never take... OUR FREEDOM!!"

If you aren't busting out laughing right now, there might be something wrong with you. Just sayin'

I've got date #3 with this winner tonight. He's cooking me dinner :) Who knew, there's a guy out there just as strange as me... and he's attractive to boot!