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A Truly Sweet, Touching Story...

Billy sent this to me and it begged to be shared. Hope y'all enjoy it as much as I did!

Here's a heartwarming story about the bond formed between a little 5-year old girl and some construction workers that makes you believe that we CAN make a difference when we give a child the gift of our time...

A young family moved into a house, next door to a vacant lot. One day a construction crew turned up to start building a house on the empty lot. The young family's 5-year-old daughter naturally took an interest in all the activity going on next door and spent much of each day observing the workers.

Eventually the construction crew, all of them gems-in-the-rough, more or less adopted her as a kind of project mascot. They chatted with her, let her sit with them while they had coffee and lunch breaks, and gave her little jobs to do here and there to make her feel important.

At the end of the first week they even presented her with a pay envelope containing a couple of dollars. The littl…

Meme Part 1

I'm stealing this meme from Monkeypuppet's myspace bulletin because it's fun and the questions are different than others I've seen. Since it's so long I'm going to be doing it in segments over the next few days...stay tuned for more! :)

1.) When showering, do you start the water and then get in or get in and start the water?
I always get the water temperature just right before I get in!

2.) Do you read the labels on the shampoo bottle?
No, why would I?

3.) Do you moan in the shower like the people on the herbal essence commercial?
Only if I'm doing something other than shampooing...

4.) Have you ever showered with someone of the opposite sex?
Yes, and I dig it!

5.) Have you ever been forced to shower with one of your siblings?
No, thankfully.

6.) Have you ever brushed your teeth in the shower?
Nope.

7.) Have you ever dropped your soap on your foot?
Yeah and it hurts like hell!

8.) How old do you look?
I still get carded from time to time so it must not be too bad. ;)

9.) Ho…

What's Going On With Jen? :)

Guess it's about time for another update post from me, huh? ;-)

We spent all last weekend at home working on moving the office into the front bedroom and wow, what a project! I feel like I got one helluvan upper body workout with all the moving of boxes and furniture so that's a good and happy thing. :) It's still a work in progress with getting things situated in the new space, but I'm getting excited about having an actual office area to work in. We built B's desk and his computer is sitting on it but not hooked up yet. I've got to locate or purchase a keyboard and mouse before he'll be good to go but there's at least hope that we'll be able to be online at the same time in the near future. Woot! We also need to find him a desk chair, anyone got any good ideas on that? Maybe I'll get up and go yard saling this weekend to see if I can find him one... I'm a very silly girl because I forgot to test the phone jack before moving the furniture in…

Why Are We Fucking With the Hippies???

I guess the current Nazi regime er, government has decided that the Rainbow Gathering is somehow terrorist-like and should be quashed. In a nutshell, Homeland Security raided the place, started issuing citations and performing trials (no representation for the people, no unbiased judge, no jury, just sentencing) on site. I found some news articles to support the fines and the hassles (and the apparent rebellion by the hippies) but of course the media has been censored as per usual. We all MUST write our elected officials and stop this madness, how the hell did naked, peace-loving, dope-smoking hippies end up being a threat to national security???

Here's what happened from a couple of insider's points of view: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2006/06/27/18283162.php

Here are some links from the Vail Daily News:

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20060622/NEWS/60622003
http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20060623/NEWS/106230041

Here's what the Denver Post covered:

http://www.denverpost…

Friday Nights in Dallas

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This is the club nite we went to on Friday and it was *so* fun. Here's the flyer if any of y'all wanna come out!

Friends in Texas! :)

Happily stolen from Bobbie's myspace bulletin. This is a good one! :)

OTHER FRIENDS: Never ask for food
TEXAS FRIENDS: Are the reason you have no food.

OTHER FRIENDS: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Call your parents mom and dad.

OTHER FRIENDS: Bail you out of jail and tell you what you did was wrong.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Would be sitting next to you saying, "Damn...we fucked up...but that shit was fun!"

OTHER FRIENDS: Borrow your stuff for a few days then give it back.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Keep your stuff so long they forget it's yours.

OTHER FRIENDS: Know a few things about you.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Could write a book with direct quotes from you.

OTHER FRIENDS: Will leave you behind if that's what the crowd is doing.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Will kick the whole crowd's ass that left you.

OTHER FRIENDS: Would knock on your door.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Walk right in and say, "What up!"

OTHER FRIENDS: Are for a while.
TEXAS FRIENDS: Are for life.

OTHER FRIENDS: Will take your drink away w…

Humorous Quotes

My family sent this to me and I haven't confirmed that any of these quotes are properly attributed but they're funny anyway so I thought I'd share. Hope y'all are having a great day! :)

Question: If you could live forever, would you and why?

Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever," --Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest.

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"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff." --Mariah Carey

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"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life," --Brooke Shields, during an interview to become Spokesperson for federal anti-smoking campaign

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Letter to the President :)

A buddy of mine sent this to me and it begged to be shared. Hope this makes y'all laugh as much as it did me!

Dear President Bush,

Thank you for doing so much to educate people regarding God's Law. I have learned a great deal from you and understand why you would propose and support a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage. As you said, "In the eyes of God marriage is based between a man and a woman." I try to share that knowledge with as many people as I can.

When someone tries to defend the homosexual lifestyle, for example, I simply remind them that Leviticus 18:22 clearly states it to be an abomination. End of debate. I do need some advice from you, however, regarding some other elements of God's Laws and how to follow them:

1. Leviticus 25:44 states that I may possess slaves, both male and female, provided they are purchased from neighboring nations. A friend of mine claims that this applies to Mexicans but not Canadians. Can you clarify? Why can&…

Jen Update :)

Good morning, blog world! :) It's only been a week since my last update post but so much has happened that I'm afraid I have a novel to write. Teehee, it's good to be me.

Last Saturday night we celebrated our buddy Tydro's birthday at a mutual friend's house in Flower Mound. The house was fairly remote and pretty hard to find but it was well worth the trip cuz it was an amazing home! We got to see some old friends that we never get to see and meet some new ones. Tydro had a fantastic time and I'm so glad he had a happy birthday!

Sunday night we went to a friend's wedding reception at a Chinese restaurant in Plano. The food was outstanding and I really want to go back at a time when I can order what I actually want to eat and not the menu that someone else picked for me. :) The group was very small but included one of my oldest friends, Eric, who lives in bfe and I never get to see. The newlyweds looked very happy (as it should be) and I'm oh so happy for…

Who's My Vampire Personality?

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Teehee, had to steal this from Bobbie's myspace bulletin! :)

You scored as Dracula. You are the smooth sexy cool Dracula. Patient and lustful. If you were any cooler youd be ice. Great style with a way of seducing those around you. And three brides who wouldn't want to be him.

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I'm Official and Stuff!

My profile is up on the ZipRealty site, WOOT! Check it out and promise you won't laugh at the pic cuz My Shelly is still working on color correcting it so I can get a better version out there. :)

Jenni's a Realtor!

If I Died In the Dark Ages...

Hat tip to Bobbie and Sarah for posting this on myspace. :)


In the dark ages, how would Jenni die?


You would develop a urinary tract infection, suffer in terrible pain for a while, then die. Even despite being bled and exorcised.

'How would you die in the dark ages?' at QuizGalaxy.com

Slow Dance

My Sissy sent this to me this morning and it's something I often forget...thanks, Deb, love you!

Have you ever watched the kids

On a merry-go-round?

Or listened to the rain

Slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight?

Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?

You better slow down.

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

Do you run through each day

On the fly?

When you ask How are you?

Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done

Do you lie in your bed

With the next hundred chores

Running through your head?

You'd better slow down

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

Ever told your child,

We'll do it tomorrow?

And in your haste,

Not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch,

Let a good friendship die

Cause you never had time

To call and say,"Hi"

You'd better slow down.

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

When you run so fast to get somewhere

You miss half the fun of getting there.

When you worry a…

The Name Game

Okay now this is a FUN meme right here! Stolen from Bobbie's myspace bulletin. :)

1. YOUR SPY NAME: (middle name and current street name)

Elaine Bent

2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on your dad's side, your favorite candy)

Alix Reeses

3. YOUR RAP NAME (first initial of first name, first two or three letters of your last name )

J Ma

4. YOUR GAMER TAG: (a favorite colour, a favorite animal)

Black Cat

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born)

Elaine San Antonio

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (first 3 letters of your last name, last 3 letters of mother's maiden name, first 3 letters of your pet's name)

Marillcin

7. JEDI NAME: (middle name spelled backwards, your mom's maiden name spelled backwards)

eniale llih

8. PORN STAR NAME: (first pet's name, the street you grew up on)

Fuzzy Mojave

9. SUPERHERO NAME: ("The", your favorite color, the automobile your dad drives)

The Black Toyota

10. YOUR ACTION HERO NAME: (First Name Of The Main Characte…

Farewell, Arcadia Theater... :-(

The entire block of lower Greenville containing the historic Arcadia Theater burned down this afternoon. I'm sad.

Which Sports Car Am I?

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I'm a Dodge Viper!

You're all about raw power. You're tough, you're loud, and you don't take crap from anyone. Leave finesse to the other cars, the ones eating your dust.
Take the Which Sports Car Are You? quiz.

Hat tip to Army of Mom for finding this one. :)

Today is the First Day of the Rest of My Life...

I start training for ZipRealty this morning and even tho it's ungodly early I'm really excited about my new career. Woot! Go me!!! :)

Rules of Drunk Dialing

Gratefully stolen from Bobbie's myspace bulletin. LOL!

Rules of Drunk Dialing:

1. Only drunk dial when you are drunk. Everything else is false advertisement.

2. It is okay to call someone 27 times in one night. If you don't remember it, it didn't happen.

3. If you are going to drunk dial a family member, say something nice. Ex. "Mom I'm in McDonald's and they're playing our song. I love you."

4. Dirty talk while drunk dialing is always preferred. Who doesn't want to hear your best raspy, phone sex voice at 3 in the A.M. asking to bend them over something.

5. Voicemails are always better. This way your friend can let their friends have fun at your expense for days, even weeks to come.

6. Drunk texting is alright... If you are prepared to read what you wrote the next day when you are sober.

7. It is definitely a good idea to call all of your exes and remind them that you were the best lover they've ever had and everything they know, they learned from yo…

How To Treat a Woman

Ganked this one from Kevin's myspace bulletin. B does all of these and I'm so lucky to have such an amazing man at my side!!!

*Leave her cute text messages.
*Kiss her in front of your friends.
*Trust her over everyone else.
*Tell her she looks beautiful.
*Look her in the eye when you talk to her.
*When she cries, do whatever to make her smile.
*Forgive her for her mistakes.
*Look at her like she's the only girl you see.
*Hold her hand even when you are around your friends.
*Let her fall asleep in your arms.
*Get her mad, then kiss her.
*Stay up with her all night.
*Watch her favorite movie.
*Kiss her forehead.
*Give her the world.
*Let her wear your clothes.
*Hug her from behind.
*When you're leaning on the wall, lean her on top of you and put your hands around her stomach.
*When she's sad, hang out with her.
*Let her know she is important.
*Kiss her in the rain.
*And when you fall in love with her, tell her.
*And when you do tell her.. Love her like you never loved before.

Quick Update On Jen...

Here's a little update post before we get on with the weekend...

I spent all afternoon Wednesday at the thrift stores in Arlington looking for clothes that fit me and I had some really good luck. Before I left that morning I got an email from the HR lady with the training info and it said the dress code for training is professional dress. Yikes! As if I didn't have enough stress just trying to find stuff to fit me! So the hunt was on and after spending literally all afternoon hunting through the racks and trying things on, I ended up with two large bags of new-to-me clothes, woohoo! I didn't just limit my shopping to work clothes, even though that was my big focus, so I ended up getting some new denim shorts (had the horrible realization on Sunday before the pool party that I really didn't have any that fit me comfortably), some new pjs, and I even scored a new clubby outfit! Btw, on the new clothes subject, I forgot to tell y'all that B bravely went to Target with …

PMS Guide

Here's a joke that my Hippie Momma sent to me a while back and I'm just getting around to posting. I love PMS humor! :)

The Hormone Hostage knows that there are days in the month when all a man has to do is open his mouth and he takes his very life into his own hands! This is a handy guide that should be as common as a driver's license in the wallet of every husband, boyfriend, or significant other!!

DANGEROUS: What's for dinner?
SAFER: Can I help you with dinner?
SAFEST: Where would you like to go for dinner?
ULTRASAFE: Here, have some chocolate.

DANGEROUS: Are you wearing that?
SAFER: Gee, you look good in brown.
SAFEST: WOW! Look at you!
ULTRASAFE: Here, have some chocolate.

DANGEROUS: What are you so worked up about?
SAFER: What did I do wrong?
SAFEST: Here's fifty dollars.
ULTRASAFE: Here, have some chocolate.

DANGEROUS: Should you be eating that?
SAFER: You know, there are a lot of apples left.
SAFEST: Can I get you a glass of wine with that?
ULTRASAFE: Here, have some chocol…

Things to Remember

Country Shelli sent this to me a while ago and I thought it was worth passing on...especially the last part, LOL! :)

This should probably be taped to your bathroom mirror where one could read it every day. You may not realize it, but it's 100% true.

1. There are at least two people in this world that you would die for.
2. At least 15 people in this world love you in some way.
3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you, is because they want to be just like you.
4. A smile from you can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you.
5. Every night, SOMEONE thinks about you before they go to sleep.
6. You mean the world to someone.
7. You are special and unique.
8. Someone that you don't even know exists, loves you.
9. When you make the biggest mistake ever, something good comes from it.
10. When you think the world has turned its back on you, take another look.
11. Always remember the compliments you received. Forget about the rude remarks.

And always remember....when life han…

When Do I Get To Rest?

Good morning, children! It's time for another update post from me and of course I have a ton of things going on so lemme get started...

Saturday night we went to the Movie Grill to see X-men 3 with Chris & Olympia. Billy was supposed to have joined us but ended up having an allergy attack which kept him home, poor guy! :-( I was pleasantly surprised by the movie, it totally held up to the first two although I've heard that if I'd been a hard-core comic book geek that there were parts of the movie that would have pissed me off. *shrug* Not being a big X-men geek, I was able to enjoy the film for what it was and I really liked it a lot. Btw, Olympia is starting to get a little round preggers belly and she's SO cute!!! I would have taken a pic but alas, my camera is still not working and I have no $$ to replace it. :-(

Sunday we had another pool party at Billy's house which was really laid back and fun. B and I are starting to get tan and it's so cool to see him…

Here's a Future Law & Order Episode...

My Shelly sent this link to me and honestly, it's so bizarre that I feel like I should be watching it on one of my TV crime dramas. Y'all check it out, too wierd to be missed!

Grotesque scandal like a 'cheap horror movie'

Another Bush Joke :)

Stolen from Shang_Shi's myspace bulletin. LOL!

Donald Rumsfeld briefed the President this morning. He told Bush that three Brazilian soldiers were killed over night in Iraq. To everyone's amazement, all of the color ran from Bush's face. Then he collapsed onto his desk, head in hands, visibly shaken.

Finally, he composed himself and asked Rumsfeld,
"Just exactly how many is a brazillion?"

Fun With Cats

Here's a little something from Billy that made me laugh out loud. Ya know some of these cats don't even look perturbed that they have stuff all over them...what's up with that? ;-) Y'all enjoy!

Stuff On My Cat

What's My Lover Style?

The Liberated Lover

54% partner focus, 61% aggressiveness, 55% adventurousness

Based on the results of this test, it is highly likely that:

You prefer your romance and love to wild and daring rather than typical or boring, you would rather pursue than be pursued and, when it comes to physical love, your satisfaction comes more from providing a wonderful time to your partner than simply seeking your own.

This places you in the Lover Style of: The Liberated Lover.

The Liberated Lover is a wonderful Lover Style, and forms the kind of free-thinking, sexually-exciting, self-confident lover that society once condemned but that a liberal-mind cherishes and exults. The Liberated Lover is a treasure to find, though it can sometimes be difficult to do so because they are often already engaged in relationships or are in high-demand if "in the market."

In terms of physical love, the Liberated Lover is possibly the most thrilling and demanding of all, with the one potential drawback being that…

Another Update Post From Me...

Good morning, blog world! It's about time for me to regale you with tales from the world of Jen. :)

First and most importantly, I passed my real estate exam on Thursday morning. WOOHOO! I realize that I already blogged about this, but it's such a big deal that I needed to say it again. :) I ended up pretty much locking myself in the house and not really taking calls or anything for three days prior so I could study. Man, am I ever glad that's out of the way so that I can get on with my new career! I'm already on track to start training on the 19th so watch out real estate, here I come!!!

In honor of B and I both having new jobs to celebrate, we went out in style Thursday night. I got all crazy dressed up with girlie clothes, high heels, makeup and everything. I'm pretty sad that our digital camera is acting crazy and not wanting to flash anymore cuz I have no pictures to commemorate the event. We took a few without the flash and I'm praying that B can Photoshop a…

Bush Joke :)

Got this one from my hippie-momma Carol this morning and had to share. Hope y'all are having a great weekend! :)

NEWS BULLETIN

In an attempt to thwart the spread of bird flu, President George W. Bush has bombed the Canary Islands. Turkey is next.

Attention musicians!

I'm reposting this for my friend Jon. Good luck you guys! :)

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know

Please repost this and spread the word. My movie Mad Bad is finally getting finished. It's a movie about a car thief that steals a drug dealer's car and finds himself being hunted by the dealer.

We start sound design on Monday. I need songs... lots of them... for the movie. All kinds of songs are needed - primarily in the rock and rockabilly genres - and no rap. Songs would need to be freebies, though credit and soundtrack potential are there. Anyone wanting to submit songs or CDs can email me at jon (at) highlandmyst.com to get the mailing address.

Thanks!
Jon

Check out this artist!

Oh man, my buddy Quester recommended this artist to me and I *love* her work! Her site says she's working on having toys made so I see a new collection in my future...y'all check it out:

Elizabeth McGrath

The Froggie :)

My Shelly sent this along and well, I just like the sentiment of it. Had to share for all my fellow "old ladies" out there... ;-)

An older lady was somewhat lonely and decided she needed a pet to keep her company. So, off to the pet shop she went. She searched and searched. None of the pets seemed to catch her interest, except this ugly frog. As she walked by the jar he was in, she looked and he winked at her.

He whispered, "I'M SO LONELY, TOO. BUY ME AND TAKE ME HOME WITH. YOU WON'T EVER BE SORRY."

The old lady figured, what the heck! She hadn't found anything else. So, she bought the frog. She placed him in the car, on the front seat beside her.

As she was slowly driving down the road, the frog whispered to her "KISS ME AND YOU WON'T BE SORRY."

So the old lady figured, WHAT THE HECK, and kissed the frog.

IMMEDIATELY the frog turned into an absolutely gorgeous, sexy, young, handsome prince.

THE PRINCE THEN RETURNED THE OLD LADY'S KISS.

Go me!!! :)

I went and passed my RE exam this morning, woot!!! Had to share. ;-)

Real Body at Fake Crime Scene

Thanks to My Shelly for this link...how'd ya like to be on this school outing? LOL!

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/13168398/?GT1=8211

Bill Maher's "New Rules"

B forwarded this one to me and it actually made me laugh out loud so I feel obligated to share. It was originally attributed to George Carlin but Snopes tells me that it's actually from the Real Time with Bill Maher show. Anyway, hope it makes y'all laugh like it did me! :)

New Rule: Stop giving me that pop-up ad for classmates.com! There's a reason you don't talk to people for 25 years. Because you don't particularly like them! Besides, I already know what the captain of the football team is doing these days: mowing my lawn.

New Rule: Don't eat anything that's served to you out a window unless you're a seagull. People are acting all shocked that a human finger was found in a bowl of Wendy's chili. Hey, it cost less than a dollar. What did you expect it to contain? Trout?

New Rule: Stop saying that teenage boys who have sex with their hot, blonde teachers are permanently damaged. I have a better description for these kids: lucky bastards.

New Rule: If …

Take B's Job Please!

I'm reposting this for my sweetie cuz he is *really* ready to start his new gig. If any of you local types are interested or know anyone who is interested, please send resumes to me asap. Thanks!

here's the scoop;

I have just been offered a new position.
The faster I can find someone to fill my old position, the faster I can switch companies.

Corporate collections work, basically calling companies that have either not paid their bills, or shortpaid them. Not terribly stressful, so long as you don't take it personally. It can be rendundant, but the pay is decent, 10$+ an hour plus a good commision. Benefits available. 635 @ 75.

If your interested, email me your resume, and if it looks good, I'll forward it to management. Need to be somewhat clean cut, no tats below the elbow or facial piercings, it's an office, you know the drill. If your going to be a flake, don't bother. I have a few friends up here and I want someone they can rely on. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!!!!!

so…

Because I'm a Total Nerd

I have to share that I got both Eddie Izzard and Ron White as friends on myspace over the weekend. Yes, it's dorky but I'm still excited about it. :)

Time For Another Update :)

It's only been a few days, but so much has happened that it's already time for another update post. Heh, life cracks me up...

Thursday ended up being one of the odder days I've had in a while. I went to lunch with my sperm donor's new wife and it ended up being a three hour talk-a-thon. I really like her a lot. (Not that I'm surprised really, I am still in contact with, love the hell out of, and consider most of his exes mom-types. He's got great taste in women. ;-)) I find it curious that he would marry someone who seems so much like me. I mean, I know they say that women marry their fathers and men marry their mothers but what does it mean when a father marries his daughter? Should I be creeped out by that? The excellent news is that I actually want to believe her that he's changed a lot. (I'm not just taking her word, of course, Lil Bro verified the info for me cuz I'm skeptical like that.) I'm actually seriously considering giving the man a c…

How Well Do You Know Me?

My friend Chris sent this to me this morning and it was pretty short so I thought I'd go ahead and do it. Just a little meme to brighten everyone's day. :)

Four jobs I've have had in my life:

1. Secretary for Construction/Engineering at the FW Zoo
2. Secretary for MHMR inside the Tarrant County Jail
3. RJ Reynolds Promotional Agent
4. Entertainer (aka Stripper)

Four movies I would watch over and over:

1. The Nightmare Before Christmas
2. Velvet Goldmine
3. Rocky Horror Picture Show
4. Heavy Metal

Four places I have lived:

1. Van Nuys, CA
2. Oak Harbor, WA
3. Fort Worth, TX
4. Dallas, TX

Four TV shows I love to watch:

1. All the Law & Orders (original, CI and SVU)
2. CSI: Vegas
3. Criminal Minds
4. The Henry Rollins Show

Four places I have been on vacation:

1. Vancouver, Canada
2. New Orleans, LA
3. Manitou Springs, CO
4. New York, NY

Four websites I visit daily:

1. Gmail
2. Myspace
3. Blogger
4. Jennik.net (to check my email)

Four of my favorite foods:

1. Mexican
2. All types of Asian
3. Cajun
4. Home…

Wax Is Not Your Friend...

Ohmigawd, my Mom-person sent this one to me and I swear I actually did laugh out loud. I think I'll stick to shaving cuz this sounds really scary to me... ;-)

All hair removal methods have tricked women with their promises of easy, painless removal - The epilady, scissors, razors, Nair and now...the wax.

My night began as any other normal weeknight. Come home, fix dinner, play with the kids. I then had the thought that would ring painfully in my mind for the next few hours: "Maybe I should pull the waxing kit out of the medicine cabinet." So I headed to the site of my demise: the bathroom.

It was one of those "cold wax" kits. No melting a clump of hot wax, you just rub the strips together in your hand, they get warm and you peel them apart and press them to your leg (or wherever else) and you pull the hair right off. No muss, no fuss. How hard can it be? I mean, I'm not a genius, but I am mechanically inclined enough to figure this out.

So I pull one of the thi…