Wednesday, January 09, 2008

overrated


Some things that sound or seem a lot better than they actually are:

-having your own swimming pool

-hockey tickets

-a trophy

-any handheld electronic gadget

-a pogo stick

-sugar cookies

-cuff links

-an Alan Alda impersonation

-crushed ice

-jazz

-steel toed boots

-a pot bellied pig

-the first season of SNL

-Marilyn Monroe

-remote control cars

-makeup

-chimineas

-play dough

-electric can openers

6 comments:

  1. Hmmm...I remember one of the most excited times of gift-giving was
    when I gave you a pogo stick...which I had to procure a second mortgage on my red 1968 red ford mustang...
    sigh...
    obviously you would have preferred ....uh, a second mortgage on a mercedes benz..?

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  2. i beg to differ... jazz is awesome (well, if you're talking about coltrane, fitgerald, holliday, glenn miller, etc.; not so much if you're talking about kenny g). but that's just one girl's 2 cents. :)

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  3. A diet dr. pepper poured into a glass full of crushed ice is heavenly.

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  4. I, for one, love hockey. I know I'm of the 2% of Americans who do. So, if you want to dump your tickets...

    hint, hint

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  5. I'm gonna have to disagree on the pool. We spend almost every night in the summer out there and it's a cheap entertainment for my kids. It's very very good, to us at least.

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