Yep - its Friday... time to frag away....
*****Yep... finally, after delays & problems with the plane, Julie & the boys arrived. And that little turkey Isaac... Ricky & I see them coming around the corner. It was pretty crowded so we couldnt be up near the "DO NOT CROSS or we'll tackle you & body scan you" line... we were standing back a bit. But Ricky was holding this massive Iron Man balloon. Isaac saw us through the crowd & his face was priceless. It just lit up & he took off running... I lean down because I know he wants to run into his Nanny's arms... this is going to be a teary Kodak moment. But then, ZOOMMMMMMM - right pass me he goes. Right into Pappy's arms. "PAAAPPPPYYYYYYYY" was all I heard. Next time I'm going to be the one holding the balloon....
*****That's ok though... we now have TWO grandbabies now so I can love on Lucas. He's too young to push me away :) He did want his mommy to hold him, but when you hold them & run away from their parent, they have no choice but to let you hold them... I'll all about forceful love.
Ricky locked his keys in the car at the airport... (no, that's not a cue for spat of the week) ... but it was so funny - the AAA guy came to get the keys out & noticed Isaac in his Ironman mask. He said, "Who are you?" - Isaac looked up at him & said "Tony Stark" ... for those of you who dont know - Tony Stark is the character that is actually IronMan... I think Ricky was boasting his chest in pride at his little grandson.
It is 4 week till the Kentucky Derby Mini Marathon... the excitement is building. I know I need to get new shoes before then. I did 11 miles on Saturday & I felt fantastic - except for my feet!!!! They felt like they had blisters all over them by the end. They didnt - but they felt like it. And my arches were just sore. I think I'm going to go get fitted for some running shoes this time around. Any favorite kind of running shoes anyone recommends?
Everyone was so surprised Pia was voted off American Idol? I was, but wasnt. I think she was awesome on the song she sang.. but there is something about her. She just didnt have the personality the other contestants have. And I've seen around blog-land that a lot of you felt that way about her. I truly do believe she has the best voice of ANY American Idol contestant. But if you dont have that personality that stands out - you dont have a chance....
SPAT OF THE WEEK: WEDDING RINGS .... We went out to lunch after church on Sunday with our buddy, Carly Sue (hi Carly... waving!!!) ... & I looked down at Ricky's hand & what the heck is on his hand? Its not his wedding band. So I ask him, "Wheres your wedding band?" - He was like, "duh - right here on my finger?" ... um - no! That wasnt the ring I bought him. Well he got another ring that he likes & he will wear that one sometimes - alternating the rings. I told him that isnt REALLY his wedding band. He said if he wears it on that finger, then it is... but I didnt buy it for him... I get that if someone sees a band on that finger, they would assume he's married... but its not the one I gave to him. Oh, ask Carly, this conversation went back & forth for about 10 minutes with me saying the same thing & he saying the same thing. "But its not your wedding ring".... "But its a band on my wedding ring finger".... geez... how boring our lives would be without these spats...
******Forget Donald Trump for President... I'll vote for Steven Tyler...
Speaking of Donald Trump - anyone catch the EXPLOSION that was Meatloaf last week? Wowwwwww... That is what you call a "temper"!!!! Over missing paints? You totally know he felt so dumb when they found that paint in the corner... ooopppsie!!!
I did have to laugh when Marlee calls Gary Busey a "genuis" .... really? REALLY? ... wouldnt it be funny if he made it to the finals?