Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Blue Label Applesauce. Applesauce IS tasty.

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve. -J.R.R. Tolkien

I may despise it next week, but my job is splendid fun right now. Pardon my lack of humility, but I am really good at it. The managers are getting a little suspicious at how many customer compliments I receive. Even The Scary Turtleneck Lady was impressed. I will take over the world using fashion retail. Ye have been warned.

"I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally." -W.C. Fields

It was a historic day in Louise and Darin Land. For the first time in history, Husband #1 purchased certain feminine products for Wife #1 from the local CVS. Congratulations, you two!

"A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on." -William S. Burroughs

Women actually come into the GAP asking for "high-waisted, tapered jeans." I have successfully converted some of them to bootcut or the Long and Lean (a GAP staple and my personal favorite.) It has been a challenge to tactfully explain how the tapered jean is unflattering, a detriment to every woman's wardrobe, and just plain ugly. Some women welcome the change, and others... I guess they actually like looking like a pregnant popsicle.

My alma mater is hosting a trip to Rome this summer. I am so there. This is a dream come true! Spending two weeks in Europe with two of my favorite professors, close friends, and husband. Since I am currently childless and unpregnant (just in case you were wondering), it's the perfect opportunity. Ich bin sehr glucklich! Ja ja!! (Not the sisterhood.)

God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty! -William Shakespeare


Kate said...

Ah, men and the feminine product aisle. I gave Liam detailed instructions the first time I asked him to pick up such things for me, and he still got it wrong - I think he probably dashed into the aisle, grabbed the first thing that came to hand, and dashed out again, too embarrassed to take the time to read the labels.

Being a husband is real rough sometimes. ;-)

Thomas said...


Louise said...

Thom, you are NOT invited. Comment on something profound!

Thomas said...

profound? how about how rediculously tough it is to type the little "word verification" things each time? I'm amazed I put up with the hassle... trying to spell KXZQWTYPKLXZ in bright pink swirling letters is not the funnest can of worms I've ever opened and cooked at a campfire. :P

Louise said...

I can't hear you, Thom. Can you repeat that?

Angel Roth said...

(IN BEST FR. ROY VOICE)Oh Louise! Would that I could join you in Rome! May I entreat thee for details on this cultural feast that awaits you?
There, was that profound enough?

Thomas said...

"sigh" don't make me communicate with you using sea navigation flags:



Meghan said...

Can we use sea navigation flags? Or smoke signals?

Weez, you are hilarious and it was so cool to see you working at The GAP, saving women from fashion suicide i.e. the pregnant popsicle look. Enjoy it.

Thomas said...

gosh, I sure hope you guys decide to start using the navigation flag themed swimsuit to communicate.

who couldn't get used to that? :)