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Top 5 Things I Find Wildly Unattractive

1- Chatty men- When I go on and on about my friends’ personal lives, I better see a hint of mild disinterest on your face.

2- Sneakers with jeans- It just can’t help but look a little…dorky. Nothing a pair of boots or loafers can’t fix.

3- Paying at dinner/movies/concerts/etc- Sure, I’ll go for the reach every time…and I completely agree that it’s unfair that this double standard exists. But exist it does.

4- Polo shirts with an athletic allegiance- Just not for me and I’ll say no more.

5- Swoop haircuts- If it looks anything like your preacher, politician, or 8-year-old self would sport…say hello to the swoop. 

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Top 5 Slippery Slopes of Life

1- Dating your ex. True, this one is kind of obvious…but all too commonplace, nonetheless!! There was a reason it didn’t work. Recycle your paper goods not your bad decisions.

2. Buying yoga pants. Chances are, these will very rarely see a half lotus…and their flexible waistbands will ironically lessen the need for physical fitness. Real pants miss you.

3. French fries. Next step: salt, ketchup, ranch, cheese, bacon bits…just pick your poison.

4. Credit cards. They exist for a reason and it’s most certainly not to make your life easier.

5. Social media. A quick check here and there=great. Instagramming each meal=annoying. See life through your real eyes…not through the feedback of others, yo.

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Top 5 Reasons I Didn’t Blog

1- I went to Vegas and was too busy searching high and low for Prince Harry.

2- I visited my grandma in rural South Carolina. She has a dial-up internet connection…’nuff said.

3- I had a gig in San Francisco. I was in perma-shock from the climate and couldn’t write (60 degrees in JULY…are you freaking kidding me?!).

4- I watched a live taping of America’s Got Talent and was thisclose to Scary Spice and Howard Stern. It takes a while to get over something like that. 

5- I got a new JOB! Time is now limited…but beauty products are flowing like wine—Masques, Moisturizers, and Minerals…oh my!

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Top 5 Reasons to Write (i.e. Blog)

1- You’re less likely to need bail money. Not to be a WordPress Rambo, but it’s much easier to engage in social commentary…without the actual social part. People have the bothersome habit of getting offended…or worse, ruining the comedic timing of a well-written post.

2- You are forced to actually think (if only for .02 seconds) about the thoughts you display. One can hope that between typing and submission, you have adequate time to decipher the difference between sharing and OVERsharing.

3- Any chance to gleefully explore thesaurus.com should not be ignored (or overlooked, slighted, pooh pooh’ed, etc).

4- It has the potential to ward off bad behavior from those you hold dear.  Example:  Oh honey, I’m so glad you acted like an inconsiderate jerk with IBS last night.  I was really struggling with material for my next post.

5- Everyone else is doing it. I mean, that’s how I discovered couchsurfing, keg stands, and craigslist…what could possibly go wrong??

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