Hello! Happy FRIDAY!
When dinnertime rolled around last night, I wasn’t really hungry, so I snacked on some random eats throughout the night. I started with some Pretzel Crisps with Rotel Dip (recipe coming soon!) and then decided that I wanted a beer. A little while later, I ate some cheese and then a bunch of butterscotch chips. I guess all together it made a meal, right? Not a terribly healthy one, but I ate plenty of nutritious foods during the day. It all evens out.
After dinner, Mal and I enjoyed a mini New Girl marathon.
When this show first debuted, I wasn’t really a fan of it. It was kind of cute, but sort of lame at the same time. But, I recently caught a few episodes on TV and found myself cracking up at many of the one-liners, especially from the male characters on the show, so I gave it another chance. I have to admit, it’s gotten a lot better, and I’m often laughing out loud while I’m watching it. The humor is sarcastic, witty, silly, and a little crude, so Mal likes it too.
Mal also enjoys New Girl because Zooey Deschanel’s character (Jess) reminds him of me. She’s goofy and (painfully) awkward like me, so it cracks him up. I swear, at least once an episode, Mal says to me: “You’d totally do that.” Obviously, most of the stuff Jess says and does is over-the-top and ridiculous, but I’m not far behind with the weird and embarrassing stuff I do.
Here’s a perfect example: the “Never to Fart” story. It’s a good one. I actually can’t believe I’ve never told it on CNC before.
Back when Mal and I were engaged, we were invited to a fancy wedding band event at Long’s Jewelers. It’s an annual event where you can chat with designers and manufacturers, get your questions answered, and, basically, pick out (or design) your perfect wedding ring. Mal bought my engagement ring from Long’s, so we planned to get our wedding bands from there too.
When Mal and I arrived at the event, we were each greeted with a glass of champagne and then whisked away by a sales representative to look at rings. Both of us had an idea what we wanted for our wedding bands, so it didn’t take us long to pick our rings. Once we decided, the salesman asked us if we wanted to engrave something on the inside of our wedding bands. Without an ounce of hesitation, I blurted out: “never to fart” and then started cracking up like a total goon.
I still don’t know what came over me at this moment (I guess License to Wed made a real impression on me), but I felt like such a tool when I realized how lame my joke was. The salesman gave me a half smile and my poor fiancÃ© just stared at me in shock and then quickly changed the subject. Mal still mentions his secondhand embarrassment from this experience and, of course, still makes fun of me for it. I actually don’t think he’ll ever let me forget it.
Question of the Day
Have you ever had a “never to fart” moment where you blurt out something totally ridiculous and embarrassing? What happened?