The Week in Pics!
Hey guys! I finally downloaded some pics from my camera, so if Blogger will allow it I will show you guys what we've been up to!
The first couple of pics are from the Frist Center where we went to see the Pulitzer prize winning photos a couple of weeks ago. The exhibit's gone now but it wasn't worth it. The third pic is from the Flying Saucer, I just love the decor! All the saucers on the ceiling and wall are so cool!
Next up are pics from last Saturday's show at Zanie's comedy club. They don't allow pics during the show and for once we obeyed the rules. Ha! But we did see April Macie (from this season of Last Comic Standing) talking to fans outside a side door afterwards. She's the redhead on the other side of the very large lady!! (On a side note, if you live in Nashville you might as well realize that AT SOME POINT, if you get out of your house AT ALL, you will end up in one of our pictures, on my blog.)
This next pic is from the inside of a new Rubbermaid container I bought. Obviously, sticking your kid inside of it to suffocate it has become a large enough problem that we all need to be warned against it. Huh????
Here's what we call the suburban rapture, or what happens when the Prez come to town. We were on our way home and are used to seeing pics like the first one. Traffic heading towards the suburbs at a complete standstill for our entire 18 mile commute into the city. We just laugh at all the suburbanites as we SAIL home each day. But, Wed afternoon once we hit the downtown loop a police van was in the middle of the interstate and there wasn't a car at all on that side for miles and miles. Huh??? We quickly remembered Bush was coming to town for a $2,100 a plate Republican fundrasier. (On a side note, if I EVER paid that for a dinner it had better be a dinner of Doritos, cake, cheese dip and all my fave foods. And Kevin Bacon had better be there, not George Bush.) apparently they had shut down the insanely busy side of the downtown interstate loop for the prez, in the middle of rush hour. If I was a suburbanite that would have been one more reason for me to vote Democratic.
And here are pics of Brent fixing our roof. THREE shingles had come loose and were hanging on one side of our house as a result of a storm less than 2 weeks ago. I've just changed insurance carriers due to some SERIOUSLY incompetent people at our local State Farm office (when I received all our official docs with Brent's name set up as BRETT that was the straw that broke the camel's back) and apparently our new insurance carrier came by to do a home evaluation and didn't even bother to tell us they were coming. I got a voicemail from our contact at the main office that the local office wanted to drop our coverage due to these 3 shingles. OOOOOOHHHH did she receive a voicemail back from me!!!!!!! We were so mad Brent came home and fixed it right away (it took all of 15 mins) and I jammed her inbox with pics of the fixed roof today. She called back and was very apologetic but I am still as mad as a wet hen. I've been dealing with insurance carriers basically non-stop since our wreck last October and I am sick to death of them. On the good side Brent is now obsessed with getting up on the roof and may change careers.
In running news I've been keeping up with my midweek runs. I've been to the company gym twice this week to run during lunch. Yeah for multitasking!!!!! Yesterday I went on my own because Brent had a going away lunch for a coworker. A yoga class was getting out when I got there, and then the crowd thinned out a bit. I glanced out of the corner of my eye at a lady on the elliptical - who was eating a SANDWICH while reading a magazine, while sort of "working out" on the elliptical. UGH!!! That sort of sums up our office!! On a side note, we had cake today to celebrate some units records broken during August. I never, ever turn down cake!!! We eat healthy - no sodas, avoid most sugars & fried foods, etc, but cake - oh yeah!! So, I had a meeting to go to and I brought my cake with me to eat later. A VERY obese VP had the nerve to look at me and say "Oooh cake. You have no idea how bad that is for you." To which I said "Yeah, I really do, but I'll work it off when I work out tonight." He said "You don't realize how long you'll have to work out to burn that off." I said, "Yeah, I do. I run at least 35 miles a week, work out 6 days a week and do plenty of toning exercises on top of that." He said "Oh, well I guess you will burn it off. I only work out 3 days a week." I'm here to tell you - whatever workouts he is doing we ALL need to avoid. Changing channels is NOT exercise people!!
Speaking of, it's time or some exercise!! Have a great weekend, great races and an awesome Labor day!! Something VERY exciting is brewing in the RBF world and I can't wait to tell you what some of us are going to be up to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!