i had a great weekend!
first of all, let’s start with a shoe inspiration!
my sister modeled 2 pairs of heels for me. thin heels, sparkle, PINK…there’s a lot of good going on with both those pairs!
i just want a thousand pairs of high heels right now….*sigh*
i went to a wedding (reception) yesterday (october 15, 2011). it was beautiful.
the night was great, the food was great, the company was great. at the wedding tony and i attended 2 weeks ago, i got to snatch one of the centerpieces. i was able to do so at this wedding, too. after the reception, we went to blackfinn in addison to meet up with friends and another wedding party group. it was a blast, hanging out with good company. i also ended up going home with a bouquet of flowers gifted to me at 2 a.m.!!!!!!
wow, i got flowers from one wedding and two guys! ❤ so sweet!
AND HOW ABOUT THEM RANGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
today (october 16, 2011) is boss’s day. unfortunately, my boss was not feeling well today so he didn’t get to come to work to this:
i try to show my appreciation as much as i can…whether it be with a simple “thank you” or a gift…and i mean show my appreciation in general, not just for boss’s day. every day. we all never know when we are appreciated. sometimes the little things can make a person’s day. i always feel good when people thank me for something that i do. that’s all i need and i’m a happy camper. =)
here are a few questions that were asked today. i figure i’d answer them for the world to read….
what makes you tick?
-what makes me angry? being lied to. when people tug on the sleeve of my shirt..for some reason it sets me off. there are other ways to get my attention, and i prefer that it not be tugging on the sleeve of my shirt. umm…what else. i’m sure there are a few others, but i can’t think of them at the moment. i don’t like being around obnoxiously drunk people…the ones that breath down my neck and stick their face in mine and hang onto me and try to kiss me. yeah, i get that a few times. i don’t like it.
what makes you happy?
-oh, wow. i could go for days on this one. food. my nephew. my family. my friends. flowers. the color pink. writing. listening to music. driving with the windows down in the middle of the night. hanging out with friends outdoors at night. shoes. cupcakes. sightseeing. museums. soft things. feeling productive. midday naps. ice cream. snow-lots of it. game nights with friends. making people happy…to name a few…
what makes you really sad?
-when unfortunate things happen to good people. when i think i’m being ignored. when my friends don’t want to talk to me about certain things. when my nephew says i’m too busy to play with him. that last one goes straight to the heart. valentine’s day also makes me sad. but it’s hard to be sad because my favorite color is pink and i see it for days prior to the day. =)
what do you like to do on a rainy day?
-sleep in!!!!!!!! i actually like to use rainy days to clean and do laundry, if i’m off from work. if someone wants to play in the rain with me, i’m down for that. those would make good pictures. =) but this isn’t saipan…people don’t run around in the rain here. darn.
do you like to cuddle?
-yes. i’m a girl. don’t we all?
what cheers you up when you’re sad?
-food. starbucks (iced tall/grande with whip white mocha). blink 182. a good friend. and getting lost in a book store.
what is your favorite season?
-fall. it’s like spring, but with not as much rain, and the temperature is nice. summer is my next favorite because i’m a pacific islander, i love heat. this 2011 texas summer was a little too much for me, but the past 8 were great! spring is the next season because i love flowers. i don’t dislike winter, but i have long hair, and i hate shocking people when i touch them. also, even though i wear them, i’m not fond of turtlenecks.
how do you drink your coffee?
-with 2-3 spoons of sugar and lots of flavored creamer. it turns into, “would you like some coffee with your cream and sugar?”
what is your greatest fear?
-rejection. even the slight possibility of getting turned down just eats me up. dating and job interviews are the worst.
where do you want to live when you get married?
-in a house. within a painless driving distance from my nephew. and i like to have neighbors, so that rules out the country side. but i don’t want to live in the city. but i’ve never thought of this question, so i might change my mind a year from now!
what is on your bucket list?
-sky dive. travel…and travel A LOT. visit all 50 states. ride a hot air balloon. own a ferrari. those are a few, and those will happen.
that is all for now.
so……about 2 months ago, my dad told me that there is a russian couple that lives in saipan. they have a 12 year old daughter that collects the quarters for all 50 states but she’s missing one. oklahoma. my dad asked me to find an oklahoma quarter and send it to her. i found one later that night. one of the ladies on my pool team was nice enough to give me the oklahoma quarter that she found in her quarter stash, so i sent it to the little girl with a pretty card. my dad said she was so excited that she called her relatives in russia to tell them about my card. how sweet. well, i just sent her a US virgin islands quarter and told her that her collection is not complete. now i need to find a puerto rico, american samoa, guam, and northern mariana islands quarter. the northern mariana islands happens to the be rarest one in the entire batch of quarters, but i’m not worried about that one. my dad said he got me a roll of BU (brilliant uncirculated) NMI quarters. woohoo! i think they’re the prettiest quarters…not because that’s where i’m from or anything…but this is why:
The Northern Mariana Islands quarter reverse design represents the wealth of the islands in its natural resources of land, air and sea. Near the shore stands a large limestone latte, the supporting column of ancient indigenous Chamorro structures. A canoe of the indigenous Carolinians represents the people’s seafaring skills across vast distances. Two white fairy tern birds fly in characteristic synchrony overhead. A Carolinian mwar (head lei) composed of plumeria, langilang (Ylang Ylang), angagha (peacock flower) and teibwo (Pacific Basil) borders the bottom of the design near the inscription, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS. The mwar is symbolic of the virtues of honor and respect.
there you have it. the latte stone, canoe, birds, and best-smelling flowers in the universe all in one quarter:
i miss home. and my parents. it’s definitely in reverse order.
big things have been happening lately. big things are about to happen. i need good vibes and good energy and good wishes from everyone!
have a wonderful week, y’all!