So because I've been super busy at work again and working later, I haven't had the energy or time to go to the gym and come up with genius ideas to write about, so tonight, this post is stuffed with all the "randomness fit for print!"
Random #1: Am I losing my mind?
I think my brain is starting to short out because lately I've been crazy forgetful about things. Today I totally forgot about a meeting and showed up like 10 minutes late with people asking me what happened. I never forget stuff like that, what is wrong with me? I had the Outlook reminders going and everything.
Recently I've almost nearly burned down my apartment twice by forgetting that the stove is on. I finally remember that my place is running the risk of burning to the ground when the smoke alarm is near going off and my food is no longer edible. Right now I consider myself lucky if I leave the house with my purse, keys, Chicago Card and a full set of clothes on. I actually now keep a small deodorant and toothbrush at my desk because I fear I'll forget it so I'll be covered.
Maybe it's time for herbs or something to combat this. Or maybe I'm getting dementia a bit early in life. Or maybe my crazy lists are my actual method to avoid madness.
Random #2: The "Pretty Lady" Bus
Note: this random scene actually happened on a Monday but is being shared with you all on a Wednesday
Scene: Morning, me waiting for the bus, trying to shake off the already early case of the "Mondays." A short, express bus arrives, half-full, I begin to try and step on the bus when I'm stopped by the driver. Note: comments will be put in italics)
Bus driver: I'm only picking up ladies today, pretty ladies (no one steps on the bus, unsure if he's serious or how to respond)
Me: Are you kidding?
Bus driver: Nope, pretty ladies only (nods happily and smiles)
Me: How do you define pretty? That's kind of subjective
Bus driver: (scans the women waiting) Pretty ladies only
Me: You can't do that, this is a public service, my taxes pay for this, I need to go to work
Bus driver: (still scanning the women waiting and begins pointing) You, you, you and you (pointing at me) can board
Me: Woo hoo! This is a great policy!
(Later at another stop and more pretty ladies boarding the bus, a guy jumps on the bus)
Bus driver: I said pretty ladies only! (The man looks rather shocked and refuses to deboard. A stare-off continues)
Me: He's not kidding (the stare-off continues and the guy scans his card, making it clear he's not leaving)
Bus driver: I'm just kidding, it's all good buddy (he's not kidding, we continue to work in awkward silence)
Random #3 Picture time!
In my recent post about why I would not make a good mother, I reference my Yoda Amanda's daughter Ada. Well at Yoda's recent birthday party, I was able to hold this little slobbery angel before she got too fussy and Amanda captured it with her camera. The adorable, precious result is below.
Should I be worried that her e-mail to our friends with this image was titled, "Jess does have a heart....awe?"