Wednesday, February 12, 2014

To catch you up

It was a tough fall.

It's over. 

I lamented back in September, "For this moment though, something's gotta give. Someone is going to be disappointed about it. This time I'm afraid it's going to be me. And roller derby. Sigh."

And something did give. 

This blog.

For five whole months it sat collecting dust. And lots of hits on specific roller derby posts. And of course, hits from people with certain fetishes who google Naked Discipline and are disappointed to find no picture of me sans pants at the pool.  And hits from people wondering what to expect at their first laser hair removal appointment.

Some mornings I would think about sitting down at my computer to write, but catching you up on all that had happened seemed so overwhelming.  Then, the time that elapsed had grown even larger and how would I ever catch up....  Plus, there were things I wanted to talk about but couldn't because they were someone else's to talk about first.  There were the things I wanted to talk about but knew I shouldn't because I would regret them later.  Instead, I said just nothing and played Candy Crush.  I know.  I. Know.

Since I refuse to pay King a dime and therefore have been unmercifully stuck on the same level for weeks, it seemed catching up here might be a better use of my time.

The highlights (or just the times I remembered to take pictures or accidentally took pictures...) of the last five months.

There was going to be a disgusting blog post about the miscellaneous contents of my purse. 
Another day, friends, another day....

RNR and her older twin (body and personality), my little sister, at our favorite Chinese restaurant in Westminster during our impromptu trip to Cali in early October

My adorable niece and nephew, Cici and Bubs, at the Laguna Beach BJ's

My handsome nephew Luke who doesn't like to take pictures or smile

RNR investigating the tidepools at Laguna Beach
She's Crafty.  She gets around (the track).  And then gets caught in a huge downpour at the Day of the Dead festival.
I only craft under pressure.  And only for my team fundraiser or my children. Begrudgingly. 
But I thought they turned out pretty well.

More craftiness

Bonus took this picture at a high school football game.  I've had those shoes for at least 20 years.  Original Sebago Docksides.  I'm not kidding.  

I went to my derby league's Black Tie Awards Night.  I felt like a million bucks.  My tutu got pulled up all night.  Good thing I was wearing my purple snakeskin booty shorts underneath, but pants are always optional for Muertas.  Glittery and awkward.  Degrassi.  Wang is rad.  The motto doesn't matter.  2014 is our NEXT year because we have already been the champions once.  Not that I would EVER talk smack...

Team Cupcakes

We got Fluffy aka Cholly and put her on a leash.  Once.

I've made it all the way into October.  And even though I was gone for a long time, I'm suprised and delighted that so many of you are back with me already.  More tomorrow!