Sunday, July 20, 2008

July 20, 2008

I’ve learned that once you figure out the difference between a “fun” friend and a “true” friend, your view on friendships change for the better.

I’ve learned that renovations make a huge difference.

I’ve learned that when your best friend is due to have a baby in two days, you better not forget your phone.

I’ve learned that while most calls at 1am are usually bad news, it is possible for the news to be good!

I’ve learned that sometimes you need to give someone a chance to apologize.

I’ve learned that bosses get sick too.

I’ve learned that it’s ok to have ice cream on Monday, coconut crème pie on Tuesday, hot fudge sundae on Wednesday, sorbet on Thursday and nothing to eat for dinner on Friday.

I’ve learned that H&M has the best dresses – and they are cheap.

I’ve learned it’s impossible to eat when it’s 95 degrees outside and there is no air conditioner in the restaurant.

I’ve learned that I will never (I repeat, NEVER) again see a big movie opening weekend in NYC.

I’ve learned that it’s absolutely possible to form new friendships even as an adult and that building those relationships will make you a better person.

I’ve learned that I’ve spend almost 15 years without Super Mario and oh, how I’ve missed him!

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

July 8, 2008

I’ve learned that it’s quite possible to have the busiest month in the history of busiest months and there really isn’t time to write!

I’ve learned that when you get word at 11pm that your best friend had a baby, it’s basically impossible to get any sleep.

I’ve learned that it will always rain when I’ve waited six weeks to get an appointment to get my hair done.

I’ve learned that from now on I will do everything in my power to not check luggage on a plane.

I’ve learned that it’s ok to be obsessed with a song that was last summer’s hit.

I’ve learned that your air conditioner will break on a day when it’s 95 degrees outside and you’re four weeks away from moving to a different apartment.

I’ve learned that getting a cable box replaced takes two weeks in NYC.

I’ve learned that if you need assistance, you cannot show up ONE MINUTE after Time Warner Cable closes at night.

I’ve learned that when they say they will get security, you should believe them.

I’ve learned that you must turn off your cell phone when you’re taking a pilates class.

I’ve learned that hard work pays off when the economy is bad.

I’ve learned that buying an apartment in NYC is the longest process imaginable.

I’ve learned that a $10 trip to Target will wind up costing me $50.

I’ve learned that sugaring up a ten and a twelve year old at 10pm probably isn’t the best idea.

I’ve learned that as much as two children want to do something, if it involves standing in line for two hours, they will complain the entire time.

I’ve learned that children do not like a lot of stuff on their sundaes.

I’ve learned that children think Mexican Food consists of a taco with only meat.

I’ve learned that you should only take TUMS when it’s absolutely, 100% positively necessary.

I’ve learned that when you have a friend who lives in Israel, you’re truly sad when they leave after a visit with you because you really aren’t sure when you’ll see them again.

I’ve learned that when you’re talking about getting pregnant, you are disappointed when you get your period even if you aren’t really trying to get pregnant.

I’ve learned that even though he won’t complain…. He REALLY does not want to watch The Joy Luck Club.