Monday, April 02, 2007

gross... but funny... but gross...

dudes. our main building has a sewage leak and it seriously smells like a fragrant combination of rotten eggs, potpourri, and ASS. yum-diddly-umcious! and do you want to know how much of a dork i am? i am such a huge dork, that my first thought upon encountering the horrific smell (aside from "HOLY CRAP!... literally, holy CRAP!") was "hmm. i bet this is what dungbombs would smell like."

(btw, for all you fellow HP lovers out there... who's excited about book seven?! i am! i am! snape is totally going to be revealed as having murdered dumbledore on dumbledore's orders. and i think harry will continue to hate him but they will manage to reconcile their differences. okay, enough HP geeking out over here.)

ahem. ignore that little aside. so yes, our office smells like complete and total ass today, and i feel awful for the people who have to sit in it and pretend like they can work while the smell of sheer nastiness fills their nostrils and seeps into their every pore... and admittedly feel a bit guilty that i am nice and safe over here in our little satellite office next door.

on an unrelated note, as i was telling my mom yesterday, i am getting old and cannot party like i used to. well, i can, but i end up paying a dear price for it the next day. this past wknd was my dear buddy paula's last wknd in austin, so we partied it up both fri and sat nights... the end result of which was me being a completely lazy waste of space on sunday afternoon. saturday i at least made it out the pool (it was mid-80s and sunny on both days this wknd) and out for a few quick errands, but sunday was spent lying on my couch, alternately popping advil and orange gatorade (nectar of the hungover gods) and watching drumline on tbs ("one band! one sound!").

MOST IMPORTANTLY, i must tell you all that i had my first sonic experience this past wknd, and oh my dear lord, it is just as good as i knew it would be. i mean come on! it's a drive-in! where you order from your car, pay with your card right at the little menu screen, and they bring your food to you! they serve breakfast all day and over a thousand drink combinations (i had peach iced tea, paula had cherry limeade... or was it strawberry?), and you can order tater tots instead of fries! plus they give you mints and bring extra condiments out on a "smile tray!" i'm telling you, all you DC people who see the commercials on TV but don't get to experience the magic that is sonic's drive-in, i feel your pain because i was once one of you... but not anymore, suckers, because i totally had a foot-long coney with tots on saturday and relished every second of it! we enjoyed our food with the sunroof open and all the windows down with motown music blaring out of the speakers.

good times, good times...

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7 Comments:

At 7:00 PM, Blogger Will said...

OMG, Sonic rules! It's also excellent hangover food, so you could have mixed that in there.

Are they the ones with the breakfast burrito that has the tater tods IN THE FREAKING BURRITO? I so have to have that.

 
At 9:41 PM, Anonymous Courtney said...

I am so jealous! I have been curious about Sonic for eons! I am so pathetic I actually went on the Sonic website to see if there was one anywhere near me. Alas, it'll have to be a roadtrip-- I think the closest I'll ever be to one is something like 25 miles! But tater tots might be worth the drive...

 
At 1:02 AM, Blogger Di said...

sonic is so f-ing good. i think i went in NC. but whataburger is even better. can you write about that so i can dream about it from here? we'll have to go when i'm there. mmmm. texas toast and chicken and gravy. YUM.

 
At 12:08 PM, Anonymous jordan said...

jen, you're starting to steal my material. sonic is the greatest place ever. ever. ever. their only problem is that their fries suck. next time try a cherry vanilla limeade.

 
At 3:09 PM, Anonymous Megan said...

jen, i'm totally there with you on HP, can't wait for the final book!

sounds like i could have used sonic a few sunday's ago after we visited all of those bars... oh i forgot to tell you, the tsa peps took my bbq sauce from stubbs... so angry!

 
At 6:26 PM, Blogger Erica said...

i'm so glad you got to have your sonic experience! seriously, it was the highlight of spending six weeks in mississippi.

 
At 9:30 AM, Anonymous Paula said...

It was strawberry :) YUM! Perhaps a round-2 visit to Sonic is in order upon my return next weekend so I can try this cherry vanilla limeade??!

 

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