Monday, July 31, 2006

Da Fam

Okay, so I just got back from a family reunion of almost 70 people in a small town in the rocky mountains where
a) my cell didn't work and that didn't matter 'cause I didn't bring a charger anyways
b) my aunt told me how I should look into getting liposuction for those "pesky saddle bags" because it was great for her (she's now a bit of a fat old lady)
c) I was reminded of a "two" date stand I had with a guy who's good friends with one of my cousins (it was really bad and I'd rather not re live it EVER EVER EVER again)
e) my mom tried to set me up with one of my second cousins (He's cute and you're far enough apart {I think she had a little to drink but luckily Amy nipped that one in the bud for me with a simply put EWWW})
f) I feel FLAT on my face while mountain biking (All is well no worries)
g) I lost my favorite most precious necklace that I've been wearing for 6 years

Friday, July 21, 2006

Well, Tasha got me thinking, not just from her blog but also our talk. And I can't think of anyone where the mental attraction lead to sexual attraction. I've definatly had relationships where we should have worked but had no attraction(fireman), relationships where there is more spark than we know what to do with to (Mr. M {vanished to the land of T-ass} and kind of Mr. C {god knows what to call that}), and yes the pretty boys (Mr. B, oh and Dan). The guys more into me than I'm into them (Duck lips, and trout boy). But no one where we started as friend and grew into a relationship. Well, Matt but isn't wasn't a mental attraction... I think that more had to do with avaliblity and competition. Maybe Tim... but it was more his spirit and passion for teaching that grew the attraction... but his assholeness definatly countered it in the long run. So when Tasha asks if I think it's possable to have a "relationship" without physical attraction (She had examples where she felt it might be), I don't know. I think they both have to be there. I think you need to go, damn that man is HOT, CUTE, SEXY, (whatever) and be able to spend 80hr in a row and never get board, never feel like the silence is akward. What does that say about me? Does that mean I'm asking too much? Is that why I'm still single? Have I just watch too many Disney films and read too many trashy girl books? I wouldn't ever say I'm a romantic but... does wanting everything make me one?

Not a Bad Place to Spend the Weekend

All though the internet is slow and at the moment the only converstation going on is between my sister-in-law and her friends about being pregers and what they did/eat during the 9 month time, it's not a bad way to spend a long weekend. Though all I really want to do is take a nap. And tomorrow my brother and I will tackel an 10+ mile bike ride. I"m trying to work myself up to it.

Monday, July 17, 2006

Pisces Horoscope for the Week of July 13

So I followed Tasha's blog to my horoscope. I'm the type of person who will look at as many horoscope as possable to find the one I like, but unlike Tasha I stick to the Pisces, even though I am on the cusp. Anyway, I've never seen an image that embodied where I am right now like this one. I'm working on getting somewhere better.

Sunday, July 16, 2006

My Sat-Sunday

After a decent night out at a club in SF with some girlfriends of mine we desided to spend the night at a hotel, well the Hilton. We got back to the hotel around 2:30am and ordered a Pizza. Anyone, who knows me knows 2:30am... late and pizza totoally not worth staying up for. So i'm all bundled up in bed knowing I have the AIDS walk in the morning. Now, one of the girls meet this boy last night. The boy was all up on her until she started to go all up on him back. After dancing with her all night, first hands all over her then hands not, he procides to ignore her as we all get hurded out of the club.
3:30am her phone rings, it's the guy. He wants her to come over to his condo. She won't go with out one of her friends. How do I know this? Because she was yelling it at the top of her drunken lungs in the bed next to me. At 4am after her friend is saying "No, I don't want to go, even if his buddy looks like Brad Pit." or "Only, if he'll pick us up." And you'd think well this dude wants it bad enough maybe he'll pay for the cab but NO, he doesn't want to meet her in the loby and pick her up. The girl was bouncing up and down on top of her friend all wrapped in covers wearing the skirt she had on that night, her heels and her Oral B tooth brush spinning in her mouth. At this point I told her to "Seriously, shut the fuck up! It's 4am!"
Did she whisper quietly on her cell in the bath room? No. At one point she TURNED ON THE LIGHT to call the front desk to ask about him getting a room. Finally, after both me and the girl she was bouncing on told her she's feel like a slut if she went over there and she wined in return about how HOT he is she gave up and went to bed at 4:30am.
I feel asleep around 5am, woke up at 7:15am, drove to Berkeley to meet my bother and sister in law to drive back to the city to walk 6.2 miles for the AIDS walk where I raised $575! All that on two hour of sleep and before 1pm.

Monday, July 10, 2006

This is what can happen in 19 months!

I was looking though my picture files and found this pic of Abbie at three or four months. Having just seen her today and having had her give me a big hug and kiss good bye and wave from me out the window as I drove off I couldn't help but post how much she has changed and so fast!

The last day

Finally I rode. I rode like it was Sunday. I rode like it mattered. I rode like this was mother f*ing Canada and it was time for me to step up. My first round was great, no rails and only one "lucky" fence. That ment I was on the the jump off. The only one at the barn who made it to a jump off the whole time at Spruce Meadows! It was hot and the course was tough. Everyone was getting a bending seven from fence one to two, turing quickly back to three and four getting a galloping seven to five, galloping to six and seven (a tall plank fence, easy to knock down) in five steps and running to the last fence. It was tough to start and everyone was putting the presure on. I was second to last to go out of the 12 clean rides. Six had layed down a second clean (meaning no rails) ride.
Stella was a star. We did one to two in six, easily. Got lucky in to three and I leaned at four and she rolled it infront. I didn't gallop like I should have to five and she supermaned it a bit but bless her heart she left it up. I had to add up in six to the planks (I didn't want to have two rails). And we galloped to the last fence into either place.
Saddly, the last person laid an amazing trip with his amazing horse and had no rails and was fast so he bumped me to ninth. But hell, I got an orage ribbon. We don't have those here in the states. Ninth is light blue. So that's cool. I'm happy with that. All in all it was a great show. And if I ride like I did I'll have Hannah Selleck run into me any day of the week. (she did appoligise PROFUSLY).

Saturday, July 08, 2006


So today I didn't show. It's the big internation class day, so all the "little" classes don't show. The big class is actually shown on Canadain National television. (Tasha you could have watched it!). Anyways, just 'cause I don't show doesn't mean i don't ride. I still had to ride Stella. Now Stella wasn't being her best and 'cause none one but the big international guys are showing EVERYONE is also riding their horses. Get this, there are over 500 horses at spruce meadows, but today there was only ONE ring open to ride in. One schooling ('cause it's not showing) ring. It was crazy. Stella don't do crazy so well. So i'm almost done and about to call it quits when there is this horse coming at me. I turn a bit to the left and get SMACKED into by another horse. Right on my left calf. Who, you might be thinking, is riding so poorly they run into another horse and rider? Hannah Selleck. Yes, that's right Tom Sellecks daughter. They guy who was briefly Monica's boyfriend on Friends. Yes, his daughter. Side swiped me and now my whole left calf all painful. Now don't got worring about Hannah, "she" didn't run into me, it was her horse, so her multimillion dollar "name" is still safe. Oh, and joy to me tomorrow is my last day at this show. I GET TO GO HOME!!!!!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

My "weekend"/first day

Okay, so i took the two days I had off from my two weeks of showing in Calgary to go hang with a friend in Victoria B.C. It turned out to be Saltspring Island but hey that works. Even though I got to hand on a boat in one of the most beautiful places in the world and read my book I left feeling a bit dishartened and empty (It all has to deal with people and isn't something that I think should be a public discussion {had a bit to deal with hearing how horses is my replacement for a boy friend... really what can I say to that}). Anyway, so I get back to Calgary Tue. night and get a hotel with INTERNET!!! what a novel idea. I decompress my "vacation" and today I rode in the third best ring at the show (there are 6 rings total one ring doesn't ever have a class in it that is less than 1 meter 50 centimeters [too big for me]). There were 40+ people in my class and I got 8th. Yes, yes, thank you. Please hold your applause. Tomorrow is my big day. I ride in Meadow on the Green, the second best ring you can ride in and basically the best I can ride in considering the level I am riding at. So wish me good thoughts, no jelly legs to the first fence and for Stella to love me lots and pick up her feet high (like she did today)!