Sunday, September 23, 2007

September 23, 2007

I’ve learned that as soon as the temperatures drop just 10 degrees, people think it’s time to wear a scarf.

I’ve learned that running across the platform to catch a train is pointless because doors will only close in my face.

I’ve learned that Birkenstocks are said to be the perfect shoes for a hurt foot, so I’m one step closer to healed.

I’ve learned that I get more compliments about the way I look from strangers than I do from my husband.

I’ve learned that there is nothing more annoying than someone talking on a cell phone in the waiting room of a doctor’s office!

I’ve learned that not being able to wear heels for a month means I have to get a whole new birthday outfit to go out to dinner and I’m not complaining!

I’ve learned that men do not get up out of a seat on a train for a pregnant woman or a screaming baby; it’s ALWAYS a woman who gets up.

I’ve learned that when your Spanish friend is ordering dinner for you at a Spanish restaurant, you have to make it clear to her exactly what you want!

I’ve learned that finding black fur in my orange cat’s mouth means I will find a good scratch on his face from that black cat later.

I’ve learned that when you can’t find a simple silver clutch purse, you need to ask your friend where to go because she will definitely think of a place you haven’t thought of and you will find that purse for $8!

I’ve learned that after four years of living here, I know the best way to get home, NOT the taxi driver!

Saturday, September 15, 2007

September 15, 2007

I've learned that I'm not sure how I lived four years without cable television.

I've learned that some people THINK they know who you are, but they don't know you even the slightest bit.

I've learned that I'm not the only one who thinks their cat is their soul mate.

I've learned that ballet flats don't help a hurt foot.

I've learned that some women have not discovered the nude color bra to wear under a white t-shirt.

I've learned that some people just have horrible tattoos.

I've learned that it's possible to accumulate ten pairs of shoes at my office.

I've learned that even when your hair looks great down and curly, sometimes you're just in the mood for a ponytail.

I've learned that everything looks better with a belt.

I've learned that black is dressy whether you spend $20 on the shirt or $50.

I've learned when the trains are deserted, it probably means it's a Jewish holiday.

I've learned that there's something to be said about splurging on expensive perfume and not feeling guilty about it.

I've learned that my new favorite person is Perez Hilton (and no, that's not a typo!).

I've learned that speakerphones on cell phones do not work when there are ten people talking.

Saturday, September 08, 2007

September 8, 2007

I’ve learned that having a hurt foot really sucks when your main form of travel is walking.

I’ve learned that vigorously shaking a phone after dropping it in a glass of water really might make it come back to life no matter what your husband might think.

I’ve learned that the “like it” size at Coldstone is more than enough.

I’ve learned that when it’s 85 degrees outside, wear a dress!

I’ve learned that some people will just never understand unless you flat out tell them.

I’ve learned that there is nothing like a bright blue shirt.

I’ve learned that after ten days of foot pain, it’s time to start wearing flats.

I’ve learned that sometimes it’s just better to be alone.

I’ve learned that the only way your parents will change their cell phone provider is if you tell them you will stop calling.

I’ve learned that having too much time on your hands does not mean you need to spend more money.

I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter what time you get to Target…. It’s gonna be PACKED!

I’ve learned that when I have a little more weight on me, the black guys are mesmerized, and they don’t try to hide it even while I’m holding my husband’s hand.

I’ve learned that when you fall asleep on the couch at 7:30pm, it means your body needs it.

I’ve learned that when you talk to a friend on the phone for over two hours, it probably means you should talk more often.

I’ve learned that just because someone is supposed to be planning a huge event, doesn’t necessarily mean they are, and when you find out they aren’t, you and the rest of the 1997 Princess Anne population are gonna be real pissed.

I’ve learned that it’s ok to re-read a book even if it’s a book you read when you were eleven years old.

I’ve learned that, yes, it is necessary to purchase six pairs of shoes in a three-week period.