The Great Teascape

Hey, y’all! ‘Ello!

So, we graduated about a year ago. That makes most of the classmates approximately nineteen. That being said, week before last we attended a double wedding shower tea for two of them (which is ridiculous! they are children! and they shouldn’t be allowed to be getting married! BUT, hopefully it will work out well, despite my opinion on their age).The interaction was a little stilted (she’s under exaggerating), but my favorite part had to be making the cake balls I took. ;D

The only super enjoyable part of this event was getting to shop and bake together honestly (true). Hats were involved (ew). Food was awkward (and random + there was too much of it). Conversation was more awkward (definitely).  Life was the most awkward (agreed).  Which is to say, while we care about these girls and wish them the best, and a dear friend hosted the event… It was not A Good Time.

No, it really wasn’t. But we went, we ate, we talked, and we were two of three that gave cards (is that weird? I thought you did that with presents?). Then, we left. I have never been so grateful to get in ACG’s truck. I have never been so grateful to have a pending errand to help my dad with that got us a reason to leave.

 

So, next time you find yourself in this sort of situation, we bid you a safe drive away from it. 😉 ❤

Keep your puns in the cabinet and your scones in the kettle. 😉 😀 ❤ 🙂 O.o

Straight Lines and Serves

Hey, y’all! Hi! So, today we have a story of our adventure instead of a topic to comment on exactly. It was a truly terrific time we had today trying to play tennis. (I worked really hard to fit all those t’s in there! But enough tomfoolery.)

We come from a town that doesn’t really have a lot to do, and today we were going to hang out as we often do 😛. We ended up at the city park (it’s more of city wannabe, tbh), and I had so conveniently remembered tennis racquets. (The weather is also great for January. It’s about seventy degrees this weekend. Hahaha let’s thank the Chinese for making up the myth of climate change so we could enjoy the weather (please note this is a joke) 😉 )

Due to the lovely weather, we did get to use the racquets. Well, sorta. I don’t know that you can call what we did playing tennis. It was totally tennis.  Mostly we didn’t hit the ball and ran around the court while getting shown up by some older dudes. We think they knew each other previously, and they had been practicing. It had been over a year for the two of us, however. Not that we were ever that…skilled. My claim to fame was that I was able to hit it in a straight line by the end. I kinda could serve it. @)

All in all we ended up with black hands, and I was barefoot so I’m sure my feet were filthy. My brother and his friend have been called out for a tennis match in a few months. We’ll keep you informed on how that goes. 😉

 

Keep your tennis in the winter and your hearts on the court. 😉 ❤ 🙂 😀

Drive safely with the racquets in the back.

What Not To Do in 2017

Hello. Today’s post has been contemplated long and hard until we finally settled on sharing with you the best toenails of 2016. Not really. While the toenails were a great idea, we decided to acknowledge the upcoming life event. Where did 2016 go? Oh, and hey y’all!!! So, today the real topic is: Things Not To Do in 2017.

  1. The first thing to not do is to dig yourself into any holes too deep to climb out of, verbally or literally. Mainly verbally, because they make ladders and ropes for the literal holes.
  2. The second thing to do is not move to Canada. Look, I know it seems like a good idea. The systems they have in place, you know, actually work, but…don’t do it. Just don’t. Don’t ruin Canada, too.
  3. Don’t get sucked into too many dangerous adventures that might end up injuring you. Living on the wild side is good and all, but you are appreciated and loved by at least one human, so please don’t die in 2017 doing dangerous things.
  4. Question your existence–do not do that. Have a glass of milk, eat a cookie, and remember simpler times. Let’s put an end to the existential crisis.
  5. Get lost in New York City. If you live there, use a map, and if you don’t go to Rhode Island instead.
  6. Eat seven dozens of donuts in ten minutes. You will ultimately void number four, and end up existentialism…if you do not explode your own stomach or choke to death…or something.
  7. Miss out on any opportunities due to fear or stupidity. If you want to try it, figure out how to. If you’re afraid to, see if it’s something you can face.
  8. Don’t forget to drive safely. 😉 In the internet and in other areas of life, 2017 seems like a dangerous year, so why not make it as safe as possible? ❤
    8.5. Never forget to keep your leggings in the library, and…

 

(Happy New Year 🙂 😉 😛 😀 :O ❤ :/ 🙂 O.o)

Previously UnAired Post: “Winter Wondertasks”

Hey, y’all! Hi! *waves furiously* (Yes, it’s one of those nights.) So, last week we were wordsmiths. Tonight, though, we want to share with you a more “action based” set of ideas. Ideas that might chill you or that you might just find very chill ;). That was a bad pun (doesn’t mean I didn’t laugh). We are going to share with your our list of top December/winter-bucket-list-ideas, so they should be very chill.

  1. Decorate a tiny Christmas tree that may or may not be alive.

  2. Bake all the things! 😀 (seasonal and unseasonal 😉 )

  3. Meet up with old friends, and eat lunch, and get all the coffees!!!

  4. Make a million and two words. (Okay, not quite literally, but either or both of us writing large chunks on our current writing projects over our winter break is definitely a goal!)

  5. Ice skating with my younger brother who will probably make us look like baby giraffes because he is naturally that balanced and coordinated sometimes.

  6. See the anthropomorphic movie Sing at some point between now and January 8. Yesssss!!! (sorry to cut into her point but YES (It’s actually ACG’s idea, but I’m on board… We saw Moana this past Thursday, so it’s her turn 😉)

  7. Wear flip flops as many days of December as possible, because why not?

  8. Wear sweaters as many days of southern December as possible, because why don’t we have normal seasons?

  9. Spend as many days as possible with your Best Friend before the c-word rears itself again.

That last goal is my absolute favorite. 😉 But to reach that goal, she has to drive safely as you all should. ❤ (This one was a stretch. My apologies…)

Keep your goals sober and your eyes wild. ❤ 🙂 😛 😉 😀 O.o

We’re Writing (about) The Future

Good evening! Tonight we’d like to take you on an adventure to a magical world…a world of the future. Hey, y’all! It’s mystical, magical, and out of this world. This all sounds very vague, and unfortunately that’s because what we will be talking about tonight has not truly come to pass. Yet!  Yes, yet. Hopefully that will change someday, maybe even in the nearer rather than more distant future…

Now most people would say things like flying or self driving cars when thinking about the inventions of the future as we are. We’re talking about, well, not that, because cars are already driving themselves (minus that nasty ethics debate). One pretty rocking invention would be a tablet-to-closet program. If wardrobes could be holographically condensed, organized, and stored within hard drives instead of hangars, imagine how much more floor space places would have. Imagine how much cleaner kids’ rooms would be when all they had to do was “zap” their clothes back into the tablet.

In a similar vein of super technological advances, if it were possible that people could scan something similar to QR codes with a device or implant and receive the information as knowledge in their brain, I feel like that would be super cool. Imagine how interactive that would make museum and historical sights! Or if they were placed on books, suddenly having the knowledge of certain information needed for tests or job performance.

Also along those lines, and pulling straight out of a scifi book, if everyone had a chip in their wrist that kept up with all their stuff. By stuff I’m talking money and driver’s license and those things. Cars could possibly even be made to only recognize the driver’s chips so that you didn’t need a key and people couldn’t steal it.

Technology seems to be the first line of thought for improvement for both of us, but there are so many other things to that could use improvement. However, it is getting late and before we drone on much further, I think it’s time we wrap it up.

So, don’t forget to drive safely, or make sure that your “Vehicle of The Future” is programmed to. ❤ 😉

Keep your chips in potato bags and your clothes in the refrigerator! 😀 😉 😛 ❤ 😉

 

PS – I, AJA, take full responsibility for the vague Paramore reference. 

 

Sizzling Spooks

Happy Halloween! 🙂 Hey, y’all! I know you may not believe us, but the calendar doesn’t get confused that easily, Halloween really is Monday. She says that because where we’re from, the weather has not quite caught up with what we’re calling this season. Uh, yeah. It is not supposed to be a high of 80 degrees on the last full week of October. No, that is not quite the usual at all, despite what this year seems to be illustrating.

It’s really unnatural. October is supposed to be the month of hot cider and hot chocolate and hot coffee and basically you’re supposed to get a break from all this nonsense of oppressive heat and get to make the decision to bring it into your life. Yeah, it isn’t supposed to be still melting when you get into your vehicle and having to keep the AC on. I should be able to leave it off because of a comfortable temperature or have the heat on even just a little and wear long sleeves to cover the rest.

But, I guess the weather has other ideas for us this year. Maybe it means that we will have a nice, easy winter and nothing crazy will happen. Aw, come on, I’ll be disappointed if there isn’t a few weeks of sweater weather. I didn’t say warm. Besides, sweater weather can start as soon as it sinks below 68. True.

Maybe the roads will stay clear and you can all…drive safely. 😉 ❤

Keep you snow in the freezer and your sweaters in the closet. 😉 ❤ 😀 😛 O.o 🙂

200 miles and the life with a head…

Hey, y’all!!! Greetings from a place 200+ miles below where this blog began(and still has a presence). That whole concept is nuts, but very important. I can only ever say hi from about 45 minutes from where this blog began, so let’s hear from the adventurer first, shall we? Yikes. Way to put me on the spot.

Since Thursday, my life has been flipped on its literal head. Yes, so flipped that it now has a literal head. Anyway, move in and “Welcome Weekend” has been fun but I am super sore. I’ve gone to some weird parties, got some weird information, and met some weird (but super awesome) people. So, yeah.  That’s my life right now. On to more homegrown adventures…

While AJA has just been getting information and making tons of awesome friends, I started classes on Wednesday. I have been to all but one of them once, and have more than likely  talked to less people than she is probably already considering friends, since she is such a party-mixer-chick now. 😛 Seriously, though, if anyone wanted to know who the butterfly is…*points in the general direction south that I am not positive I know anyway*.  I have a new five subject notebook, and have figured out where I want to park I think. Today I gave my family a backseat tour of the places I’ve been going so far. It’s been bigger than our tiny high school, but I haven’t curled into a psychotic ball in the corner from the culture shock yet. I may be a butterfly, but that doesn’t mean if one of us gets to have a nervous breakdown, it shouldn’t be me first since I am the one living with a stranger I’m uncertain how to interact with. (Teasing… but arguing because we all know it’s true. Yeah, yeah ;P I’m just pointing out that it isn’t as shocking so far as I’ve been warned it’s supposed to be.)

Fun question for first time freshmen out there like ourselves: how many of your profs or the adults you’re interacting with have said a dirty word in the first twenty minutes you’ve been interacting with them because for me it’s…90% of them. That seems pretty light. If I do the math in my head it’s not, because really I’m thinking 4 of 6 professors have, but still. I do second the question, though!

So there you have it, our lives and attempts to find a niche. Hopefully I will lose the invisibility cloak soon and AJA’s classes have a smooth liftoff on Monday morning. Keep your books in the sauna and your dog in the backpack. 🙂 😀 :/ ❤ 😉 😛 😉 O.o ;P

As always, drive safely into new adventures.

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