Archive for July, 2009

Navy Briefing of the Week: Carrier Safety

We’re resurrecting the Navy knowledge of the week! Starting this week, we’ll be focusing on aircraft carriers… because NavyGuy is headed out to the U.S.S. Truman for two weeks of training. He’s tickled pink to get to fly and be out on the boat; I’m less than thrilled that he’ll be gone, but such is […]

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Things I Hate About Hot Weather

1. Humidity hair.2. Butt sweat.3. Having to reapply deodorant.4. Sweating while you shower.5. Getting into a car that feels like a convection oven set on 425.6. Sweating while you sleep.7. Eating only salads, or foods that don’t require using the stove or oven.8. Feeling sweat drip down your back, or swish between your thighs.9. Burning […]

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An Open Letter

Dear Northwest Washington Weather Patterns, Hi! I know we only met last October, so we haven’t even known each other a full year. But I’m going to go on the record and say, what the hell! I Googled your background, like any good blind date would, and I know that you average temperatures in the […]

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Late to the Party

I tend to come late to trends. Things are popular or common for months – or even years – before I am willing to try them out. Let’s examine the evidence… Exhibit A – Starbucks. Most people my age have been slurping down lattes and caramel macchiatos for years. They became addicted to coffee in […]

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What’s Caught My Eye…

I spent yesterday and today working, without any crazy customers or good stories, so all I have to offer today is some interesting things that I’ve been checking out on the interweb πŸ˜‰An Open Letter to Jon Stewart – Slate.comSartorial article about Stewart’s influence and Jews in the media. 20×200 This is a neat website […]

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I {heart} Target

The college dorm items for Back to School 2009 are on the shelves at Target!!! Sooooo wishing I was going to college in a few weeks so I could deck out my dorm room with these fab finds… Xtra-long Twin Bedding by DwellStudio in Bloom – So pretty.Brushed Nickel Banker Desk Lamp – Crucial if […]

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ChaChaChaChaChanges…

New last name. New house. New job. New look…? Old NavyGirl – standard issue hangy brownish hair. New NavyGirl – a shorter length, and kicky bangs! Take a good look… cuz it will likely never look like this again πŸ™‚ For a gal who doesn’t like change, it sure has been an adventurous summer!

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“Oh, I’m Ross – I’m too Good for the Hut”

Wednesday night was my first shift training at the Pizza Hut/Food Avenue in Target. From those six hours, working Food Ave seemed to revolve around cleaning, shoving personal pan pizzas in the roller oven, and handing out Icee cups to nine year old boys, who like to mix the raspberry, blueberry, and Cherry Coke Icee […]

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Sister’s one year wedding anniversary is just a few days away… which means I’m at least a year behind in my scrapbooking… (I guess it could be worse!) Here’s a page I made at Scrapbook University last week. Every two weeks this summer, several crafty ladies are getting together with my stamp lady (Michelle) to […]

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Summer Love

I’m currently engaged in a deep and unexpected love affair with passion tea lemonade. We met at Starbucks, but today I took our relationship out of the office. There is now one pitcher of lemonade and one pitcher of Tazo passion tea in my fridge; mixed together, with one Splenda and some ice… ahhhhhh. Refreshing. […]

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