Great Day

6 Jun

Before 1pm today I accomplished quite a bit and had some random musings (mostly with help of my dear friend, Mr. Insomnia who wouldn’t let me sleep past 530am):

*Took Lincoln for a mile and a half walk

*Packed a bunch of stuff up that I am giving to charity

*Re-listed a bunch of stuff on craigslist and starting gathering clothes and purses to sell on Ebay

*Had breakfast

*Went through my mail and found that not only did I get a free drink from Starbucks but my parents sent me one as well.

*Realized I have no clue who Terri Ewing is and now curious as to how they got the free drink card to send to me.

*Start to think of crazy stories of how they know Terri Ewing, My favorite one being they knew Terri and killed him or her for a free drink coupon so they could make me happy.

*Wonder if Terri is a man or woman

*Realize it’s spelled with an “I” so most likely a woman.

*Thought about how much I hate unisex names 

*Thought of names for the made for tv movie about the murder and liked “Will Kill For Starbucks: All She Wanted Was Java” the best.

*Start singing “All That She Wants Is Another Java” to the tune of “All That She Wants” by Ace of Base

*Laugh about the notion of this whole idea that someone would kill another for a Starbucks drink

*Stop laughing since I’m sure people out there think that I would kill for Starbucks

*Think that I can ponder about Terri Ewing all day so I better go to the gym

*Had an awesome workout of 30 minutes on the Precor AMT along with upper body strength training

*Come home and attempt to run to shower first thing since I am literally a hot mess.

*Am stopped by Lincoln because he wants to lick the sweat off my face

*Wonder why dogs are so loyal and like gross things

*Finally get in shower

*Portion trail mix into single servings so I don’t go buckwild and eat the entire bag in two sittings

*Flip though Michael Chiarello’s book “Bottega” that I won over at All Kinds of Hungry

*Think that asking for a man who can cook, has a nice smile, straight, gainfully employed with no mommy issues shouldn’t be too hard to find.

*But then come to the conclusion it is

*Get sad about that

*Am hungry from flipping through Bottega

*Make a random lunch

*Wonder what was up with my intense protein craving for lunch

Indeed Paul.

How’s your Monday going?

What’s your story of how my parents got Terri Ewing’s free drink card?

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26 Responses to “Great Day”

  1. Ashleigh June 6, 2011 at 2:02 pm #

    Hahaha what random thoughts you have!

    I am sad because my computer broke so I can’t read blogs much at home… and your pictures don’t show up on my work computer :(I miss seeing pics of Lincoln!

    Not sure how they got that drink coupon, but hey, free Starbucks!!

  2. Alyssa June 6, 2011 at 2:41 pm #

    Oh, I’ve got it. Terri is actually a guy whose parents got hit with the “really bad name idea” stick, he sees you frequent Starbies all the time and thinks you’re cute, so sent you a free drink card. He’s going to follow you in and ask you out when you get your “free drink” on him.

    I win!

  3. nic - the auspicious squirrel June 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm #

    Great random musings… although you did kind of freaked me out on your wondering of Terri… eep! 😛 Note to self, if ever around Tiffany, give her your coffee even if you wanted it. 😉

  4. Kelly June 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm #

    I could totally eat an entire bag of trail mix in 2 or 3 servings…crack in a bag right there!

  5. lowandbhold June 6, 2011 at 4:37 pm #

    Haha, the free drinks are awesome – even if they were received via violence. Kidding.

  6. leashieloo June 6, 2011 at 4:39 pm #

    Kind of dying about this Terri Ewing character. I want a proverbial T.E. so that I may have their free drink! I’m also digging this theme song business, hmm…

  7. Jessica @ Stylish Stealthy and Healthy June 6, 2011 at 4:41 pm #

    I do the exact same thing when I get random mail. I wonder who they are and what they’re like and I really want to open it and read secrets about them. But I don’t… I swear!

  8. Natalie @ will jog for food June 6, 2011 at 7:19 pm #

    LOL!! Love your thoughts 🙂 I’m also a huge fan of making up lyrics to songs. The pasta on the cover of Bottega looks SOO good, i tried to eat at his restaurant in Napa but of course it was booked.

    • simplyshaka June 8, 2011 at 7:20 am #

      I am curious if anyone I know has ever dined there, the food looks so amazing. I need to start writing down all my “lyrics” it happens way too often 🙂

  9. Amanda June 6, 2011 at 7:57 pm #

    I want a free Starbucks! Send Terri over to me! hahaha.

  10. peacebeme June 6, 2011 at 10:39 pm #

    my Monday is going pretty well. 🙂

    So exciting that you want a cookbook!

  11. MelissaNibbles June 7, 2011 at 9:33 am #

    I’m not much of a trail mix gal, but I could eat an entire vat of hummus. YUM.

  12. diana@mymarblerye June 7, 2011 at 10:23 am #

    your parents are obviously Asian and probably found that while spying on their neighbor’s. True story…that’s what my parents do…

  13. jenn @ peas and crayons June 7, 2011 at 10:34 am #

    haha looking through cookbooks (and blogs even) makes me RAVENOUS! I usually grab the quickest thing available to shove in my face =) soup would be a better choice than what I end up with! =)

    wait so when is the move? I must have missed a post! eep!

    • simplyshaka June 8, 2011 at 7:18 am #

      I need to start reading blogs in the morning to control my hunger!

      My lease is up June 30 so I have to be out by then, I have no clue where I’m going.

  14. Callie {Rawxy} June 7, 2011 at 10:44 am #

    My insomnia and your insomnia should hang out 🙂 Seriously, I’ve just never been a sleeper!
    haha – I get random mail addressed to random people quite often – same address, wrong name! And actually, two times I’ve received jury duty slips not addressed to me – haha, sucks for them!!
    Although, I don’t receive fun things – like, free drinks! Sad face. I need to work on that…

    • simplyshaka June 8, 2011 at 7:17 am #

      LOL I was reading that and thought “Sucks for them” then kept reading.

  15. Mindy@FindingSilverLinings June 7, 2011 at 12:25 pm #

    Unisex names freak me out. Pat, Jamie, Sam, Bobbi, Terri, the list goes on…. still freaks me out.

  16. Katherine: Unemployed June 7, 2011 at 3:06 pm #

    how did you swing the free drinks thing? that’s amazing

    • simplyshaka June 8, 2011 at 7:17 am #

      If you get a Starbucks gift card and register it on their site, you start earning drinks. For every 15 drinks you buy, you get a free one. I scam the system and get a regular coffee or tea when I go then pimp out a venti drink with my free coupon.

  17. OliePants June 7, 2011 at 3:17 pm #

    I have thoroughly enjoyed your random thought moment! I have these same things but I usually blurt out thought one and then thought 100, and people usually look at me funny. 🙂

  18. Erin June 7, 2011 at 4:58 pm #

    I have All that She Wants in my head. I keep singing it and its creeping my coworkers out. 😉

    I’m craving waffles in a way that is unnatural right now.

  19. According to Gus June 8, 2011 at 8:23 am #

    Seriously – hilarious post. I’m so glad you wrote all of your random thoughts down – it makes me not feel so silly for some of the things that run through my head.

    I like to imagine that your parents go through neighbor’s mail to snatch all the good coupons. 😉

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