While the rules of baseball are foreign to me, (and Nat gets like really irrationally upset when I tell him about how I think that "stealing bases" is just not fair) we ventured to Camden Yards a few weeks ago with our good friends Kurt and Kristi to see the Orioles. When we were walking in, I started to get really excited like in the movie "Rookie of the Year, " when Thomas Ian Nicholas and his friends enter. Side note: as a thirteen year old girl, Thomas Ian Nicholas was as hot as they come. I just imdb'd him to see what he is up to these days, as lets just say, he turned just as we knew he would. See below and your are welcome.
But enough about Thomas Ian Nicholas. I wanted to dress properly and supportively for the worst team in baseball. I don't see why it's not appropriate to wear 4 inch wedges if they are the proper color. Right?
At one point, a fly ball (is that the proper lingo?) came straight for us, and froze in terror. Please don't let this thing hit me in the face, I prayed! Luckily, it bounced off the empty chairs behind us and ricocheted off of Kurt's arm. There was a mighty scramble and while Kurt didn't end up with the ball, he did have quite the imprint on his arm. I was pretty jealous and voiced my hope for him that he would have a cool bruise to show everyone the next day, and Nat added that if he was lucky, even the stitches of the ball would appear. Kurt wasn't as enthused for some reason.
For years, my Forth of July tradition has been to go tubing in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. There are a few level three rapids which can get a little intense with a small group and as it turns out, down right dangerous when you decide to tie 15 people together. We actually had one broken bone and several of us sustained moderate bruises and scrapes but the weather, food, drink and most importantly company were fantastic on this particular trip. The battle wounds just leave us with lasting memories of the adventure for weeks to come.
As an experienced tuber, not only do I own my own pink life jacket, but even when falling out of said tube, I'm sure not to spill my beverage.
Having some lunch on the rocks.
Most of the group cooling off after lunch.
I'm working hard to get the most out of summer this year. I spent a wonderful rainy Saturday with good friends at Kristen's Bridal shower. Today's agenda includes brainstorming and possibly making some curtains for the dining room which dons extremely unfortunate wallpaper that the landlord refuses to part with. (And further, thinking up ideas to cover said travesty. Any and all ideas are welcome.) Further plans include working on one or both of my writing projects and maybe even making a tasty dinner for my fellow when he arrives home from work.
Next Saturday. WHITE dress shopping. OMG!