Um, the first time I wrote the subject, I wrote Show Girl….
I’ve managed to avoid the Mall of America for months now. I honestly don’t recall the last time I was there to shop. We took The Boy there for a trip to Underwater World in the summer, but I don’t think I’ve been back sense. Thanks to the internet and all of its glorious shopping, I had no real need to shop anywhere but Target when it came time for gift buying.
I probably went there more often while living in the Southern suburbs for four or so years. It usually seemed like the most convenient place to solve my shoe-lusting needs. DSW, Marshall’s, Foot Locker – there were plenty of options for me to add to my fantastic footwear collection. Those were pretty much the stores I’d visit on a consistent basis, and I’m pretty sure there are stores that I’d pass over without giving them much thought. The size 3 swimsuit store, the tractor and cheese store, and pretty much any store where the mannequins are wearing black leggings. I have my rules, ya know?
I just have a huge hankerin’ for a new pair of tennis shoes right about now. I think it’s an addiction. It’s not quite as bad as drugs… I don’t think. Mainly because pumping a new pair of sneakers into my blood could be a little on the impossible side. Although I’ve never actually tried it…
The time has come for me to completely exploit my puppy, and I’m not too proud to do it. But c’mon, I’ve paid for his food and health insurance three and a half years – it’s time he pays me back!
There are 6536 dogs in the competition, including 49 not nearly as cute dogs named Riley.
I think you have to register for the site, and if that’s the case, I’m really sorry… but if it’s any consolation, I haven’t had any spam or anything of the sort from them yet! You have to click on this link to register and it’s pretty simple from there. And if you click here, be sure and visit this site every minute, because I’m pretty sure that’s how frequently you can vote. Riley has 4 votes so far… they’re all mine. Don’t make him feel sad! And, you know, help him win $1000! You can also go here to vote for Kentucky!
And in case you forget these links, I’ve whored both dogs out on the sidebar for your convenience… or annoyance.
I bought my very first couch about three years ago when I moved into my last apartment. I wound up getting it from some places that sells furniture from last season. Couches from 9 months ago don’t look that different than current couches, if you ask me. I got a good deal on it, so I didn’t really care where it came from, as long as it got delivered to my apartment. And overall, I’ve been extremely happy with it.
Buying a chocolate brown Sofa while owning a white dog probably wasn’t my best decision I’ve ever made, but it’s held up well for as much wear and tear as it’s gotten. I don’t have immediate plans to replace that piece of furniture in the near future, but you never know when 150 pounds of dog might jump on it and change my mind rather quickly.
When it is time to look for Sofas , there’s no mistake on the specifics of what I want. I don’t care what color it is or what fabric it’s made out of, I just need something with a chaise attached. I have a separate chaise that I bought and I don’t have any complaints about it really, except that it doesn’t get used nearly as much as it would if it were somehow attached to my couch.
The General and I can manage to both lay on the current couch at the same time, but once you get two large dogs that like to spread out on the couch with us, things tend to get a little cramped. That’s why I present you with my next couch**:
**The exposed brick and spiral staircase are completely optional.
Apparently I’m not the only one having this whole Visual/HTML issue with WordPress 2.7. I guess I’m glad I’m not the only one, but on the other hand, if that many people are having various issues with it, what the fuck’s taking so long to fix it, WordPress Gurus?
I’m too lazy to make a real post and make sure I use all of the HTML correctly.
< br > tags are the only one I know I can’t mess up!
You get what you pay for, right?
Let’s hypothetically say I work in a human resources type of business. Working in an industry full of people that just want to find work gets a little tedious at times – their personal issues, their criminal histories, you name it and I know about it. Being a people person by nature, I’m pretty much convinced it’s right up my alley; my job couldn’t be a better fit really.
Anytime I see some kind of Human Resource Software, I automatically have to check and see how it should benefit me in my list of daily things to deal with. Hey, anything that’s going to help me in managing every tiny bit of someone’s human resource file is going to give me a little extra time to do things like stare out the window into downtown Minneapolis, hoping for some sort of incident to take place in front of Sex World.
If I could change one thing about the process at my work, it would definitely to implement some type of online timecard system. Heck, I’ve wanted that at all of my previous employers. For the past several years, I’ve worked in technology-based environments that had required me to fill out Excel spreadsheets and email them over to my non-trusting manager (at my last job) so he could verify everything with a totally separate calendar. Sounds like a major headache that could be easily alleviated by some electronic form of timecards, doesn’t it?
Riley’s not so much a fan.
Merry Christmas!! (Picture taken with my new camera courtesy of The General!)