awesome thing #1
my mom turned 35.
i made her a cake with twice as much frosting as the recipe called for.
awesome thing #2
the city has been ripping out the old gutters and putting in new ones.
the gruesome twosome have been mesmerized. it reminds me of when i was in college and they were putting in the huge new underground portion of the HBLL. i would sit mystified for hours(like i really spent that much time in the library) staring at the backhoes and dump trucks working. it was hypnotizing.
awesome thing #3
scarlett discovered my eyebrow waxing numbing cream. she decided it was lotion and rubbed it all over her body. hair, face, legs, stomach, everything. she was probably so numb that she didn't know she was in the bathtub.
awesome thing #5
thomas turned 33. and he is just awesome in general.
even uncle bonecrusher was able to make it down from BYU-I for the occasion.
marky mark, thomas and my dislocated shoulder.
ring around the rosie-our homage to the black plague
1. Thomas’ football position in high school and college?
a. center b. quarterback
c. h2o engineer d. tight end(very tight end)
2. Audio question: (a voice message from a true southerner on our answering maching)
a. Who is this person asking for?
b. What do they assume has happened?
c. Who do you think the caller is?
3. As a youth, Thomas’ brother had a small dog named O.J. What was Thomas’ dog’s name?
a. George b. Spurrier e. Count Chocula
c. Herschel d. Omelette
4. What was Thomas’ law journal article titled?
a. A Comment on an Inherently Flawed Concept: Why the Restatement (Third) of Agency Should Not Include the Doctrine of Inherent Agency Power
b. Why Can’t Martha Stewart Have A Gun?
c. Artful Prior Art and the Quality of DNA Patents
d. Judicial Faithfulness or the Wandering Indulgence? Original Intentions and the History of Marbury vs. Madison
5. Name Thomas’ favorite movie.
a. O Brother, Where Art Thou? b. Top Gun
c. My Cousin Vinny d. Deliverance
6. Which Southern-themed movie always makes heidi cry?
a. Steel Magnolias b. Deliverance
c. Gone With The Wind d. Smokey and the Bandit
Southernisms matching: Translation/definition portion-
7. Jeet yet-
10. Showin’ her bottom-
13. Bob war-
15. Bless her heart-
17. Lemme tell-ah sumpin-
a. I’m about to express my strong opinion on the matter
answer key-1. A 3. C 4. A 5. B. 6. A 7. E 8. H 9. J 10. K 11. B 12. G 13. L 14. I 15. N 16. A 17 D 18. F 19. M 20. O