Thursday, September 29, 2011

Truth Is Thursday!



Truth is: I still like to sing the Toys R Us song. You know, “I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys R Us Kid…” I heard it on the radio (commercial for Toys R Us) the other day and it just brought me back to being a little girl in Texas, walking through these monstrous aisles jam-packed with toys, singing the Toys R Us song.  I haven’t lost my inner child, apparently. Reckon I never will.

Truth is: I can’t stand crab meat. It makes me gag.  Literally.  Anything that shares its name with an STD just doesn’t seem right. Leave ’em in the sea.

Truth is: Lord help me, I love t-shirts.  I just bought two more. 

Of course, while doing so, I managed to be an idiot.

I spotted a Mountain Dew shirt, which I didn’t have.  It was so random, much like how I found my AMP shirt.  Well, I had to have it.

Me: “Ooh, a Mountain Dew shirt!”

Mom, who was shopping with me: “Is there anything Dale on it?”
                          
Me: “No, nothing…just Mountain Dew, so no chance of a jinx. I have to have it. Now, I’ll have AMP and Mountain Dew. This is bizarre luck, here.”

At this point, I half-notice a guy kind-of hanging around, grinning.  And then my eyes and mouth get together and blow the whole NASCAR-88-girl-fan image.

Me: “Oooh, a Popeye shirt!! How cute is that?! I’m strong to the finish ‘cause I eats me spinach! Aw, and, Mom, remember when I used to sing the Olive Oyl song when I was just a little girl?”
                                 
Yes, my eye was all squinty.  And, yes, I sang.  The guy disappeared.  Yeah.

Me: “I really never cease to amaze myself sometimes.”

Mom: “Honey, if a guy can’t appreciate a girl who is full of life and fun, then he can go shove it where the sun doesn’t shine.”

Gotta love moms. :)

Oh, and, um, I bought the Popeye shirt...and the Mountain Dew shirt.


22 comments:

  1. He must have been hoping you'd put on the t-shirt and let someone hose it. How do you like crayfish?

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  2. How can anyone NOT sing the Toys 'R Us song? It's a catchy tune :-)

    I now have a mental image of you pretending to be Popeye, lol! And I totally agree with your Mom too :-D

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  3. Your mom's right. And Toys R Us is awesome. I used to visit it just before Christmas time and load up on stuff I wanted.

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  4. Can't stop singing the toys r us song now. Also have I'm Popeye the sailor man running through my head. Maybe if I think of the Winnie the Pooh song I can make them go away.

    Love,
    Lola

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  5. GB: Well, that's certainly one explanation. lol I'm not much of a seafood person. It's the Texan in me--meat and potatoes.

    chocolateangel: It really is a catchy tune! LOL--Really can't think about my Popeye moment. *blushes & shakes head* Leave it to me! Now if only a guy would come along who agrees with Mom. lol

    Jay: :) I have so many memorable moments related to Toys R Us. :)

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  6. LOLA: I know! I've had them in my head, too! lol The second I heard the Toys R Us song, I couldn't stop singing it!

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  7. Yeah!

    So glad you could link up!

    Men... ugh. Thing is, it's expected that you stick around when THEY act like that...

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  8. Julianna: This is such a fun idea! I'm so glad you thought of it!

    LOL--Good point. I mean, really, the moment was actually rather amusing in retrospect, so maybe that guy just needs to find his laugh box or something.

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  9. I love crab even though it is technically a sea spider and I have an insane fear of spiders...I try to ignore that while gnawing on their legs. Sorry...that probably made you gag.

    I love t-shirts too though mine are mostly Phillies, Flyers, or something drinking related. My goodness I am classy. haha.

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  10. Gotta love you and your mom, Toys R Us (I'm glad to live close to one), Popeye and Mtn Dew. It's all good.
    Be well, dear friend.
    xoRobyn

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  11. Jewels: Oh. No. *GAG* I literally turned green, I think. Spiders...gnawing on legs...and I'm going to hurl. *Gag*

    LOL--Oh, I have my sports t-shirts too...and Dr. Pepper, A&W root beer...it goes on. The classiest, most elegant person in the world loves a good comfy t-shirt, mark my word. ;)

    Robyn: :) Thank you, you're too sweet. *Hugs*

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  12. What a jerk. My guy friends would have jumped right in and joined you in song. Maybe you're living in the wrong city.

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  13. Oh cool, I'm a meat n' potatoes guy, too! I actually can't eat seafood. Don't know why, but I just never liked the taste.

    And, yeah, you don't want the kind of guy that can't appreciate a gal singing the Popeye tune. I'm shy, but even I would have approached you after hearing that. It's so something I would sing! :)

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  14. Yeah, crab meat is kind of "blehhh". I've heard that it's full of cholesterol anyways.

    If he didn't like you singing Popeye, then pshhh! That guy wasn't worth a blink of the eye. Who needs a guy that won't let you be a dork sometimes?!

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  15. Chanel: Maybe I am in the wrong city. lol Aww, see, those are some cool guy friends! BFF would have done the same had he been there...if he could get over the laughing.

    David: Same here!!!!! And the texture? *GAG* I just don't like seafood. SO glad I'm not alone there. My mom loves it; my dad, eh, not so much. Think I inherited his non-fish-loving gene.

    Awww, thank you! That makes me feel better! lol I couldn't help but sing the Popeye song! I mean, who doesn't sing it when they see a Popeye t-shirt? ;)

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  16. Anna: So true! Everyone has their dorky moments--people just need to have a laugh and not be some stuck up snob. lol

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  17. Haha I bet shopping with you is your mother's highlight of the week! :)

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  18. That was hysterical! My husband makes Tshirts for a living and people do ask him for the oddest things. I think it's so fun. Last customer wanted the Pillsbury Doughboy..I couldn't stop laughing but in a good way, of course.

    IF you want your own custom Tee, stop by the website: http://gstinglabs.com/Tshirts.html

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  19. Wish I'd been there to see that! Are there special moves to the song?

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  20. Go figure! That exact Popeye phrase is my tagline on one of the "social networking" sites that I hang around on now then. I think I need one of those t-shirts!

    As for that guy? Zero taste and similarly, zero class! He obviously doesn't recognize the perfect woman when he hears her! ;~)

    Just wanted to stop by and let you know that I'm back in the blogosphere. (well... making a slow comeback, that is) Missed you and your posts a bunch, so I'll definitely be checking in with my favorite frisky virgin more often from now on.

    Oh.... and your mom? Truly a class act!

    XOXO,
    Mrs B

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  21. Hazel: LOL--It's never dull, according to her, so you may be right. lol

    KG Style: Awww, my mom LOVES the Pillsbury Doughboy! lol I will absolutely stop by the website! What an awesome job to have! Love t-shirts! :) Thank you for stopping by! :)

    Carole: :) You know, I don't know. Lord, I hope I didn't unwittingly do some little move to go with the song. Can't even think about that. lol

    Mrs. B: Aww, really?! I love Popeye! The shirt is sooooo cute, too! Maybe I'll take a picture of it.

    And could you be any nicer?! Thank you for that! *Hugs*

    I am SO glad you are back! I've missed you, my friend!!! *Hugs*

    :) Mom is truly a gem and I just love her to pieces!

    Cherry on freakin' top: :) Thank you--she always says it like it is. :)

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