Sunny Sunday

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This weekend has been the perfect remedy to a rough, emotional week. Saturday, I had to go get my spots checked at the derm in NJ, and then my mom and I had lunch (thank you, Karen for the great recommendation!) and indulged in a little retail therapy. I got some great deals on a few work things that will be perfect for the transition into fall.

When I got home, I took a disco nap and then joined some friends for BYOB karaoke. We hadn’t been since my birthday, and it was so much fun! Our vague theme was breakup songs, and we toasted to my cat allergy—at least if/when I die alone, I will most likely not be covered in cat piss. Medicine is great and all, but never underestimate the healing power of singing and dancing like a complete fool with your nearest & dearest. I had many favorite moments (my friends are hilarious), but especially  getting the whole room dancing to the Supreme’s “You Can’t Hurry Love.”

Though I always act my age responsibly and stay well hydrated, I was a bit surprised to wake up bright-eyed and energetic, having enjoyed a good dose of whiskey. And bourbon. And champagne (see toast, above). Yes, champagne at karaoke. Anyway, taking advantage of the gorgeous weather and my good mood, I took a long rambling walk through the park. I also cleaned the eff out of my apartment and prepped some food for the week. Burned some incense to clean out any lingering bad vibes. Yes, I have a Masters of Science, and I still believe in that stuff.

If nothing else, I can tell I’m well into the “moving on” mindset, as I was craving pumpkin at breakfast—and chocolate, but nothing unusual there. Chocolate pumpkin oats in an almost-empty peanut butter jar totally happened. Perfect timing, like, culinary destiny or some sh*t like that. September is next week! This is both exciting and terrifying.

Do you like karaoke? What are your favorite songs to dance and sing to? 


5 thoughts on “Sunny Sunday

    Emily said:
    August 25, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    I just found out about Pizza Fusion a few days ago and there is one close to me, and now I don’t need anyone else to tell me to go because I’m SOLD by that photo. Oh and I have never sang karaoke… for a good reason 😉 hah

    Jess responded:
    August 26, 2013 at 12:21 am

    They also have great salads! Even my house salad was freaking awesome.

    raechel said:
    August 27, 2013 at 3:46 am

    I love karaoke! My go-to song is “Stay” by Lisa Loeb. I also did “Criminal” by Fiona Apple once. My friends and I have done group numbers to The Fugees version of Killing Me Softly too. Yay!

    Also, I’m going to smudge the shit out of my new apartment with sage. Bad energy be gone!

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