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So, That Girl With A Blog and The Husband are going on vacation! I’ll see you suckahs March 15th. In the meantime, entertain yourselves with Two Door Cinema Club. I heart them, lots. They’re like an Irish Phoenix! (And proof that gingers DO have souls? Discuss quietly amongst yourselves.) Have a great week, everybody!

“What You Know”

“I Can Talk” (On Jools Holland!)

“Undercover Martyn”

“Something Good Can Work” (My personal favorite…)

“Come Back Home”



***WARNING: THIS POST IS FUELED BY EARLY MORNING CAFFEINE.***

Okay, so this situation is not solely limited to my 25th year, but that magic number seems to have made it a little bit worse.

Spring is upon us my friends, and with spring comes my insatiable urge to travel (and listen to ska), or simply to get the fuck out of Pittsburgh. I mean, I like Pittsburgh, I really do, but sometimes you just need a change of scenery. Also, it’s not helping that all of my friends are moving to Key West and I looooooove Key West. I love booze, sunsets, and chickens. I just wish it wasn’t so stinking hot and/or didn’t have such giant bugs. I also wish that I could live there without a job, because that would be sweet. I don’t want to go outside in the daytime, dammit. I think I would melt…Wicked Witch style. What’s funny about this is the one thing I’m not worried about: hurricanes. Really. I am all about the hurricane party. Hell, we tried to have a hurricane party in Pittsburgh when Ivan came through. The first floor started to flood, so we went to the second floor, drank beer, and watched Finding Nemo. Really, not that worried. Key West is prepared for this kinda shit.

Wow, okay, so this is going to be the most random blog post, but I love the guy who works at the Cool Beans in my building. I seriously walked in there, told him that I didn’t know what I wanted, but that I wanted it to be “hot, sweet, and far too caffeinated…and big. Really, really big”. I am halfway through this concoction and I feel like I’m going to explode. GOOD MORNING!!!

Okay, so back to this spring/quarter life crisis thing. See, I grew up in a town where people never leave. It’s kind of ridiculous. Also, there’s this whole job thing. What is it about 25? Why do you all of a sudden feel like you need to know what you’re doing with your life RIGHT NOW? My job right now is pretty sweet, but it’s really not what I envision doing with my life. Also, I work for a giant boys club. Now, it’s not that I am saddened about my lack of man-junk, it’s just that I know that there is no room for growth here. It’s one of those things…what the hell’s that AA saying? Something about changing the things that you can and accepting the things you cannot? This is a “cannot” and I’m okay with that. I am super awesome at being an office wench, though. And what city ever doesn’t have offices? Any kind of offices really. I’ll make your coffee and order your supplies and generally make your office kick ass. That’s what I do.

Even when my computer dies, as it did on Friday, I will do everything in my power to make it better. I spent two days trying to get my information from my old hard drive to no avail. It was incredibly frustrating and currently I’m using a computer that I’m pretty sure was built in 1986. Know how many USB ports there are on this bad boy? Two. That’s right, two. I had to unplug my keyboard to upload the meager amount of music that I had on my MP3 player. I just went from around 40GB of music to…4GB. FOUR! Thank god it was all of my “essential albums”, so I have a good mix of great songs. Still, I kind of want to dropkick a baby.

Well anyway, to try to sate this crazy desire for something different, I’ve pierced my septum, cut off all of my hair, and gotten glasses. WHAT ELSE CAN I DOOOOO!?

What to do, what to do.

Holy shit, coffee.

Thank god for credit cards because I have a feeling I’m going to be purchasing last minute tickets to Key West. At least for a few days. 🙂

In the meantime, have some Less Than Jake, the soundtrack to summer traveling and impatient people:

“History of a Boring Town”

AAAAAAAAAAND: Just finished my giant cup of overly caffeinated goodness. My head might explode.



{May 1, 2009}   Vacation time!!!

MiamiIn 29 hours, I will be in Miami, FL, which is killer considering the five day forecast in Pittsburgh right now. I am super excited and I just can’t wait to be there! I hate flying, but have planned our flights around the times that airport bars are open, so at least I will be able to get drunk.

WEAM

I am super pumped for the World Erotic Art Museum, which I missed last year. Hell, I might end up missing it again this year, we’ll just have to wait and see! With the amount of tequila consumed in Miami, you can never be sure of what is actually going to happen!

Key WestWe will also be spending a few days in Key West. God, I love that place. If it wasn’t so stinkin’ hot, I’d move there in a heartbeat. I can’t wait to be able to walk around in public with an open container of alcohol. Key West is simply awesome. It makes me full of happy!

I’ll be sure to post some pics and stories of silliness and fun. And most likely, of my wretched post-vacation sunburn.

So, see you in a week! <3!



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