Why do you volunteer?

In September, hubby and I formally joined the board of directors of our local MADD Canada chapter; the MADD Canada Greater Fredericton Chapter. We are really excited to get involved and give back to an organization that has done so much for us. We are enthused to become even more proactive in the fight against impaired driving in our own backyard and nationally. Not to mention, offering much needed, personal support to those in our community who have been impacted by this terrible crime.

For us, we really kick this new volunteering adventure off this weekend. We are jet setting to Toronto, Ontario this morning to join hundreds of other chapter members, community leaders, volunteers, sponsors and MADD Canada staff for MADD Canada’s Annual General Meeting and National Chapter Leadership Conference. How uberlicious is that?!

The weekend theme is “People, Purpose, Passion: The Pathway to Success”. Starting this afternoon straight through until Sunday, hubby and I will be connecting, networking, listening and learning. During the days, it’ll be all about networking and learning with workshops on everything from new legislation, championing a chapter, fundraising, media, and so much more. This evening we will attend a sponsor recognition dinner which is totally groovy. MADD Canada sponsors, as you’ve read in a recent post I did about KIA Canada, go above and beyond so to be able to offer some form of personal gratitude will be super special for us. Saturday night we will attend MADD Canada’s annual Awards Dinner where the organization recognizes the outstanding contributions of its volunteers with national and regional awards. I’m going to clap so much and so hard, my hands are going to be numb. Sunday, we’ll come back home to our chapter chalked full of new information and ideas to rock our community.

On the horizon, we are working with our chapter to host an open house to recruit new volunteers and members (if you are from the greater Fredericton area reading this and want more deets, let me know) on November 3, 2012. After the open house, we will host a beautiful and poignant candlelight vigil to honor those who have been impacted by impaired driving in our community. I am so thrilled to be involved in putting something like together. Pray for a great turn out for us.

That’s not all…Hubby and I also recently completed MADD Canada’s Victim Service Volunteer Level I training with a gold standing. Yeahhhh hubby and me! This was the foundation training required so that we can attend the level II training in mid-November. Once we successfully complete level II, both he and I will be certified Victim Services Volunteers (VSV). This means we will be able to offer more in-depth support to victims of impaired driving in our community.

What an incredible feeling to be able to give back in the same way that helped us heal and feel supported. I think that may be the little secret about volunteering that some people don’t know. In volunteering, yes you give of your time and energy for “free” for the good and benefit of your community, an organization, or person. But the gifts of self-esteem, pride and connection you receive in return far supersede any monetary return. The honor to volunteer and giving back to your community is a privilege.

Today, I leave you with a video PSA from arrive alive DRIVE SOBER® that rocked my world! It features Spenny from Kenny vs. Spenny.

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How do you give back in your community? What kind of volunteering do you do? What do you get out of volunteering and why do you think it’s important? Wanna give props to a volunteer who rocks your world – tell me your story! Come on…share the wealth…

On August 1, 2009, my beautiful mother-in-law’s life was cut tragically short by an impaired driver and my stepson’s life changed forever. In honor of Donna and Jordan Kennie, please don’t drink and drive. Impaired driving is 100% preventable. Think about it.

Support MADD Canada and follow them on Facebook, Twitter (@maddcanada), YouTube, and on the Web.

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Urban Word Wednesday: Pudge and a few of its dirty relatives

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these!

Pudge: Belly fat; the fat over your abs. For an extreme amount of pudge, more u’s can be added for emphasis (puuuuuuudge).

You haven’t been around the block till y’a met pudge’s dirty cousin (she’s totally into women); Pussy Fat: The fat surrounding the pussy. And her super raunchy auntie (she comes by it honestly…and the two go everywhere together…total ho’s!); Gunt: A protruding sack of fat which extends from the lower abdomen to the upper genital area (gut+cunt=gunt).

Examples Of Use:

I started a Hip Hop dance class this week. Kill me now. After I staggered home hardly able to walk, I headed straight to the bathtub for a soak in Epsom salts where hubby and I had the following discussion as I was drying off; much to our own private delight. Enjoy the peak into our fabulous insanity.

Me: this aging thing is for the birds. I’ve noticed that even my feet are starting to wrinkle. And don’t even get me started on this new piece of pussy fat. What in God’s name is that?

Hubby: pussy fat…where?

*I demo by grabbing the new slightly fleshy part above my hooha*

Hubby: So what?! You’ve got a little gunt. No big deal.

Me: WHAT?!?! I HAVE A GUNT?!?!

Hubby: it’s tiny…seriously! To be honest, it’s more like a wee bit of pudge. You are just a bit pudgy.

Me: OMG I have a gunt…I can’t believe it. I wonder if there are any exercises I can do to flatten it. I don’t mind a little belly fat but there’s no way I can tolerate a gunt. This has gone too far.

Hubby: honey, seriously…I should have never used the G-word. You are ok…relax…you do not have a gunt! And even if you did, it’d be the sexiest little gunt around.

 Me: I’m gonna need more than Hip Hop to fix this.

Ok people, I need some lower abdomen work out tips and tricks. Gotta flatten and tone the gunt before it gets out of control…Come on…share the wealth…

More blog deliciousness here:

  • Got a great kick out of Leanne Shirtliffe’s post on flea market vocabulary…cause I could totally see my hubby in his place. LOL!
  • JUST about peed myself laughing so hard when I read Noa’s post are you a strong lady or just an enormous asshole? OMG! I am totally forwarding that around. I know some gals that need this as a benchmark! Myself included.
  • Funniest. Blog Post. EVER! Tameri Etherton had the strangest massage and had us all in tears laughing about it. Join in.

Bad lip reading videos?! Luv it!

I’ve been in fits of giggles watching Bad Lip Reading videos. The creators of these hilarious videos take clips from movies, TV shows, music, politicians etc, and input new voiceovers that are synced to work with the person’s lips. Doesn’t always make sense but still a RIOT!

“The Hunger Games” — A Bad Lip Reading

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“Edward and Bella” — A Bad Lip Reading of Twilight

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For more Bad Lip Reading video fun, be sure to check out their YouTube channel.

What video do you think Bad Lip Reading should do next? Come on…share the wealth…

It’s Twisted Tuesday and that means it’s time to enjoy a smile, giggle or laugh…here’s hoping I’ve provided it in spades…enjoy!

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Dating advice to a misguided missed connection

Last week, Jenny and I embarked on uber Missed Connections fun; our latest discovery in free entertainment. On Friday, Jenny posted a poll where y’all had the opportunity to vote on your favorite of our Missed Connections. And today, hubby and I dish out some dating advice to your fav dud!

The Missed Connection y’all felt needed hubby and I the most – by a 58.82% majority vote:

You farted in Trader Joe’s – m4w (Danbury, CT) (NYC Craigslist “Missed Connections”)

“You were the tall brunette with the near perfect body that farted in the bread section last night. I was the tall guy next to you that looked over and asked, “Was that you?” You quickly replied “No…Wasn’t me!” You almost seemed insulted I would ask. As the stink grew you continued to deny your flatulence, but it was evident. I tried to get rid of the stench by waving 2 loafs of Ciabatta bread. You proceeded to storm off in an angry manner. You are beautiful and even if you are a liar and fart like a Clydesdale, I’d love to meet up sometime.”

This post was written in 2009 and although it’s no longer on Craigslist, it is a real Missed Connection post, as seen here

My Advice

I have to question your attraction to a bold-faced liar. I mean…this is what I’d call a major red flag. If she’d lie about something as putrid but petty as flatulence, what else would she lie about? I encourage all my friends to date people who aren’t afraid to owe their shit. Literally, if need be.

Take hubby and I as an example. Sometimes, I can’t avoid crop dusting deadly ass gas. It’s that or serious cramps. We’ll be at the mall and hubby will turn with a quizzical look to which I will giggle and nod…”oh yeah…that was me…” Now that’s honest love. No hidden gems here. We share everything.

You want a lady who’s not only beautiful and can fart like a Clydesdale, but one who can own it with pride. If she was a quality lady worthy of your time and effort, her response to your personal, yet warranted, question should have been “hell yes! Breath that bad boy in…” Any fart that elicits a scent worthy of waving the wheaties is something to be proud of.

You are obviously a chivalric gentleman trying to help her conceal her deal and your romantic loaf gesture should have been acknowledged with a wink, smile and some appreciative “thanks” instead of her storming off angry. Don’t be blinded by the beauty, this is obviously a short-tempered, high maintenance liar. Run my friend…run! Not to mention, if you started dating there’s no doubt she’d likely pin one of her smelly air biscuits on you at some point…think about it!

My advice to you, use this experience as a benchmark tool in your further quests. Ask any dating potentials right up front what their stench potential is and if they are loud and proud or a silent but violent liar.

If you happen upon a beauty that admits to having some serious anal acoustics don’t let that interfere with your relationship. Remember, there’s always Subtle Butts.

Hubby’s Advice

Set the bar higher buddy.

If your dates fart like a horse, there is a problem. This is not the quality you should aim for. Stand on your head and let the blood drain to your real head and then…give your head a shake. Pinch it off. You are obviously blinded by beauty.

Look deeper and for someone who, if she does fart like Clydesdale, does so in the privacy of a bathroom, not the bread line. I suggest you be more selective. Like selecting your bread, whether whole grain, multi grain or white, there are a whole slew of possibilities. But no matter what you choose, you don’t pick the loaf that looks the best ignoring the rancid smell. That would be a taste disaster. You choose the one that looks and smells fresh – picking a quality partner is the same.

Find a gal who is beautiful and smells wonderfully!

What advice would you give this Missed Connection poster? Come on…share the wealth…

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FAB impaired driving website with tons of resources

This week I continue with a love fest. Today, I am hoping y’all will join me in showing the Change the Conversation peeps some mad love!

Change the Conversation is a national education program on impaired driving in Canada created by a partnership between the Traffic Injury Research Foundationarrive alive DRIVE SOBER and the Student Life Education Company. Their goal is to share the facts about impaired driving with the public.

The website is an outstanding information resource for communities, educators and parents to use to increase awareness about impaired driving and what can be done about it.

In their Materials Section, people can download, for free, website banners (I’ll be getting mine shortly), Public Service Announcements (you can email them for the MP3 files – I did and am just waiting to receive), posters, and flash cards. Not to mention, they have an educator and parent portal for even more targeted information. How uberlicious is THAT!?!

It can be tough to sort through the prolific amount of information and research on impaired driving. In their Drinking and Driving Facts section, the organization synthesized a mass amount of information into an easy-to-read, pertinent Q&As. They touch on topics such as:

  • magnitude and characteristics of the impaired driving problem;
  • understanding the impaired driving system;
  • drinking and its effects;
  • offender programs and penalties;
  • effective strategies; and,
  • myths and misconceptions about impaired driving.

Here’s a YouTube version of one of their fab PSAs

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Be sure to show Change the Conversation your love. Like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, visit their YouTube Channel, and check out their website!

And…don’t forget to have a wee bit of FUN and visit Jenny’s Blog today where she’s hosting the ULTIMATE Missed Connection poll where you will pick your all-time fav. Why should you participate???? Well…because on Monday I am going to write a dating advice column to YOUR winning pick! I may even get hubby to give his perspective for a little His and Hers take on things. Squeeee!!! So get over there and exercise your right to VOTE!

Have you heard of the Change the Conversation website before? Do you think we need more sites like this that provide easy-access and downloadable information to increase awareness about impaired driving? Know of any other fabulous companies, websites, or organizations that rock your world – for impaired driving or other causes?

On August 1, 2009, my beautiful mother-in-law’s life was cut tragically short by an impaired driver and my stepson’s life changed forever. In honor of Donna and Jordan Kennie, please don’t drink and drive. Impaired driving is 100% preventable. Think about it.

Support MADD Canada and follow them on Facebook, Twitter (@maddcanada), YouTube, and on the Web.

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Urban Word Wednesday: Bed Browsing

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these!

Bed Browsing: Similar to Web Browsing, but done from the comfort of your bed.

Examples Of Use:

I’ve been desperately sick with a head cold this week and been stuck in bed since Sunday; except for my big adventure yesterday to the drug store for Kleenex and other supplies. When hubby got home last night, he took pity on me and offered to take me out in my cozy comfort clothes for comfort food. Pizza. We enjoyed this conversation while ordering our deep dish.

Hubby: I can’t believe you haven’t really left the house since Sunday.

Me: I know…I was feeling a wee bit claustrophobic today although the bed browsing has helped keep me entertained; when I’ve been awake that is.

Hubby: bed browsing? Are you shopping for a new bed?

Me: nope…surfing the web from the comfort of my bed! Bed browsing.

Hubby: hahaha…well I am sure your blogging family has been keeping your spirits up.

Me: the comments on mine and Jenny’s blogs over our Missed Connections fun have definitely helped!

Hubby: nothing better than bed browsing…

Do you ever partake in bed browsing? What kind of set up is most comfortable? 1 pillow or 2? Come on…share the wealth…

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Missed Connections…the truth revealed

Yesterday, Jenny and I shared a little Missed Connections fun with y’all and I have to say, you guys leave the BEST comments. Here and over at Jenny’s, I’ve been rolling on the floor laughing my butt off. Love it!

So today, as promised, the truth shall be revealed.

Let’s start with my post.

Which Missed Connection was fake?

  1. REAL: I missed you…shit  23.53% voted for it being the fake…But it’s real (although the post has been deleted by its author, it was the real deal).
  2. REAL: The big blue box  11.76% voted for it being the fake…But it’s real. I can’t even begin to imagine what this big blue box is…a new term I am unaware of? Must investigate further!
  3. FAKE: To the cute guy in lime green tank at gym by 6 am  41.18% voted for it being the fake…You guys are BRILLIANT and totally picked me out. All I did was write about what I want to do to hubby…all the time…growl! Maybe that was the dead give away as Gloria suggested in the comments…dang! I am so transparent.
  4. REAL: Just can’t get my head around  5.88% voted for it to be fake. But it’s real. Sounds like this lady has had a bit of a rough time. I’d say go with option 1) the guy is a jerk.
  5. REAL: You stuck my flash drive in your vagina  17.65% voted for it being the fake…but it’s real. I know?!?!?! Who does that and who then WRITES an ad about it?!?! Although this post is from 2010 and no longer featured on Craigslist, it is/was definitely real.

And which one did y’all find funniest?

Now…let’s have some fun with Jenny’s Missed Connections.

Which Missed Connection was fake?

  1. REAL: I Saw Your Thong  13.04% voted for it being the fake…But it’s real. I give the guy points for his sense of humor. Perhaps if he paid homage to Bathtub Jesus, the God’s would shine on him and answer his Craigslist prayer.
  2. FAKE: Naked In The Trash  26.09% of you nailed it – total fake! Well, partially. This Missed Connection was inspired by Jenny’s hubby who did see a naked lady change in the trash area outside his work. Although it was not a missed connection experience…more like a 16-year-old boy getting his first show!
  3. REAL: My Next Happy Meal  43.48% voted for it being the fake…But it’s real. I know…like who posts on the web only being able to last 2 minutes?!?!
  4. REAL: Strong Legs On Kelly Drive  17.39% voted for it being the fake…But it’s real. I hope he helped the poor girl up after her near miss of duck poo!

And which one did y’all find hilarious?

  • I Saw Your Thong  52.38% outstanding choice y’all. I’ve been busting my gut all day about this one.

Be sure to visit Jenny’s Blog on Friday where she’s going to do a compilation of all our Missed Connections fun so you can vote on your ultimate favorite. Then…stay tuned for Monday’s post here where I…with all my esteemed experience and knowledge…will offer some dating advice to the winning Missed Connection. Of course with my own urban redneck flare. Should be…interesting!

And since it’s Twisted Tuesday, I leave you with this Craigslist Missed Connections parody fun:

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It’s your turn…why don’t you take a crack at writing your own Missed Connection – fake or real? Or take a few minutes and find a favorite or outrageous one to share with the group…there are so many out there ripe for the picking! Come on…share the wealth…

It’s Twisted Tuesday and that means it’s time to enjoy a smile, giggle or laugh…here’s hoping I’ve provided it in spades…enjoy!

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Missed Connections…can you spot the fake?

After last week’s Missed Connections post, Jenny Hansen and I got together and started having an inordinate amount of fun with it. And y’all know we just had to share the laughs with our blogosphere family. I mean…keeping this fun to ourselves wouldn’t be right!

Below, enjoy 5 Missed Connections. I was going to feature just 3 but man; there are so many good ones out there I couldn’t pair it down. So…enjoy 5 Missed Connections. 4 of them are REAL and 1 is fake (written by yours truly and I promise, is entirely a fraud…I am not secretly plotting my escape from hubby). Can you spot the fake? Take a crack at it and vote.

Note: in tomorrow’s post, I will let you know which ones are real and pay due homage with linky love galore.

When you’ve voted here, be sure to head over and see what Ms. Jenny has in store for you!

Missed Connection #1: I missed you…shit

I saw you twice on your bycycle.
You parked it and was talking to another gentleman.
I winked at you while you were smoking a cigarette.(You have a pink back pack).
I did not want to crash your conversation so I walked on.
The guy you were talking to said you showed interest in me.
I held back and waited for him to leave as it just seemed the thing to do.
You left your bycycle tied up and you were gone.
Bummer..I really wanted to get together with you.
Hot short jean shorts and a pretty face.
You’ll probably never see this this but for those who read this post it may head a warning of lost opportunity.

Missed Connection #2: The big blue box

Hey. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I helped you with that weird thing. You asked me to join you in your big blue box for some adventures. I wish I hadn’t declined. Maybe you’re reading this and remember me, if you do please contact me. I’d love to be your companion.

Missed Connection #3: To the cute guy in lime green tank at gym by 6 am

We work out at the same gym. You’re almost always there when I go. Usually on the treadmill or stair master around 6 am. I bet I could bounce quarters off your ass, it’s so tight! We’ve chit chatted. I try to keep my composure. You have no idea that while making small talk, all I can think about is pouring honey down your chiselled chest and licking it off as it trails down your treasure trail. You always smile at me and I hope this means you feel the chemistry to. Maybe you want to pour chocolate on parts of me? I am to shy to ask you out. Today you were wearing tight black shorts with a light green tank. It showed off your great build and great complexion. I wanted to spank you. If you are reading this and you’d like to go for a walk sometime, respond and tell me what I was wearing today.

Missed Connection #4: Just can’t get my head around

The fact you didn’t bother to tell me your actual name before sleeping with me.
You simply cannot imagine the horror of seeing your name changed on your
e-mail address the following day. What kind of person fails to mention their
name and then says we were never introduced? If it was that bad why didn’t
you stop? I told you I had been abused and you just ignored it. What did you
expect? I was nervous you knew that. You’d f*ck me but not be my friend if
it wasn’t perfect the first time. Either you used me or you are simply the most
self centered immature jerk I’ve ever allowed close to me

Missed Connection #5: You stuck my flash drive in your vagina

You stuck my flash drive in your vagina. If you are reading this, you know who you are. I don’t think this is a fad sweeping the city, so this one’s for you.
We met at a Millcreek Tavern. You said you were from Lancaster. You were beautiful, you liked me. It was perfect. But then…
We went back to my apartment. We watched The Breakfast Club. You had never seen it before. We then ended up in my bed, as planned. And had sex, as planned.
You looked beautiful half covered in my sheets when I left to use the bathroom. When I came back, this is what I saw:
You standing naked at my computer. You with your hand on the keyboard, not typing. You grabbing the flash drive.
The flash drive pops out.
You look at it.
You squat a little bit.
You insert it into your vagina, like a tampon.
I am speechless.
You proceed to get dressed, say you have to go home, and leave. The number you gave me doesn’t work.
I am confused. I’d like to see you again. I’d like to see my flash drive again.
Your name is Rebecca. You have long blond hair.
Please get in touch. I am a very understanding person.

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There you have it. A whole lot of Miss Connection fun. Can you stop laughing long enough to spot the fake?

Check back here tomorrow where I will let you know the fakes for BOTH mine and Jenny’s blog along with links to the real ones. I wonder if y’all will guess right?!

Which Missed Connection had you ROFL the most?

Don’t forget to keep on laughing over at Jenny’s blog today where she’s having a little Missed Connections fun of her own. And watch Jenny’s blog on Friday where you and she are going to work together to give me some fabulous material for an outrageous post next Monday!

Ever experience a Missed Connection and wish you’d have spoken out and seized the day? Know anyone who got together after a Missed Connection reconnection? Come on…share the wealth…

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KIA Canada driving the message to drive sober

I love KIA Canada.

They are participating in Targa Newfoundland, a 2200 kilometer road course competition for die-hard motorsport enthusiasts happening this week and weekend (September 8-15, 2012). It’s the first and only event of its kind to be held in North America.

What is so cool and special about KIA Canada participating in Targa Newfoundland; other than a kick-ass road race?

I am so glad you ask!

To support MADD Canada’s goal to raise awareness of the dangers of impaired driving, earlier this year KIA Canada launched a Facebook app called ‘Sign the Car’. It enabled hundreds of Canadian from coast to coast to take the pledge to drive sober. And in honor of their commitment, each pledge’s signature was digitally imprinted on the “I Pledge” Kia Forte Koup, which will be raced in the Targa Newfoundland and will be featured in Canadian auto shows this winter.

And you know that both hubby and I took the pledge, as did many of our friends and family, so that means our names are somewhere on that car! How cool is that?!

The “I Pledge” Kia Forte Koup will be driven by a team of two; professional driver and Autonet.ca journalist, Jacques Deshaies, will be the driver while his Autonet.ca colleague, Marc Bouchard, will be his co-driver. The two have been deemed Kia’s ‘Designated Drivers’ team (LOVE THAT) and will promote the importance of MADD Canada’s mission – to stop impaired driving while driving in Targa Newfoundland.

Score!

Not to mention, KIA Canada is the presenting sponsor of MADD Canada’s school assembly program implemented to reduce impaired driving among youth, which was officially launched in Ontario this week. The program will educate more than 1 million students about the dangers of impaired driving over the coming school year.

As part of this sponsorship, did you know that Kia Canada Inc. also donates the use of 10 vehicles to MADD Canada. Yip. I mean…does it get any better than that? They donate 5 Kia Sedonas that are used by field representatives who deliver the school assembly program to schools across the country and the other 5 Kia Souls are used by Chapters across the country to promote local activities and events. These KIA Canada MADD Canada vehicles are decked out with MADD Canada’s logo and messaging and are uber attention-grabbing. One more tool to raise public awareness of MADD Canada and the need to stop impaired driving.

And…they produce amazing socially responsible commercials that promote not just their vehicles, but an important message:

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Be sure to show KIA Canada your love. Like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, visit their YouTube Channel, and check out their website!

Have you heard of Targa Newfoundland? Did you take the “I Pledge”? Know of any other socially fabulous companies you’d love to give a shout out to?

On August 1, 2009, my beautiful mother-in-law’s life was cut tragically short by an impaired driver and my stepson’s life changed forever. In honor of Donna and Jordan Kennie, please don’t drink and drive. Impaired driving is 100% preventable. Think about it.

Support MADD Canada and follow them on Facebook, Twitter (@maddcanada), YouTube, and on the Web.

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Urban Word Wednesday: Lightweight Reader

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these!

Lightweight Reader: Someone who gets sleepy or passes out shortly after starting to read.

Examples Of Use:

Hubby and I started back to Death by Swimming this week. We were waiting in the pool entrance area to go to our class along with a couple of our adult co-swimmers and dozens of kids and parents. We enjoyed the following conversation much to the parents’ delight.

Hubby: I woke up at 2 am last night with the light still on and my Kindle on my chest! I was so mad. This new Ted Dekker book is fantastic but I can’t seem to get very far…I read for like 2 minutes and then I pass out.

Me: sorry to tell ya, it was more like 2 seconds big guy!

HubbyI know…it sucks. And I’ve always been like that. It was a struggle to get through school.

Meyou’re lightweight reader. It doesn’t matter where you are or what you are doing, you start reading and BAM, you are asleep…in like seconds. Last week camping, I looked out to find you in your folding chair, head on your chest, sound asleep with your Kindle on your lap. Like who can fall asleep sitting UP in those uncomfortable chairs!?!?! Only a lightweight reader…

HubbyI know. It’s crazy and I don’t know what to do. It’s like my Kindle is a sleeping pill.

Me: well, you are gonna have to man up if you want to read with the big dogs. I can get through a book a week. Try to keep up would ya?

Hubby: I am gonna have to take up drinking coffee…or try reading at the kitchen table!

Are you a lightweight reader or can you breeze through words on a page for hours? Even lying down? Know a lightweight reader? Any tips for hubby on staying awake? Come on…share the wealth…

More blog deliciousness here:

  • Jenny from the Blog’s post on who wouldn’t want to be a MILF (mom I’d like to f*ck) is a riot! I near fell over. So true!
  • New blog I found and LOVE. Kat O’ Nine Tales. Calen Spindler’s post on dating over 30 and the follow-up to the wrongest story ever was hysterical (and yes, follow her link to read the wrongest story ever)!
  • Paige Kellerman always cracks me up but her eviction letter to her baby had me rolling on the floor. Note: Paige has since had the BABY! A gorgeous baby boy born September 4, 2012 weighing in at nine pounds and seven ounces. Wowzers!! Congrats Paige!!
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