Thursday, May 08, 2008

Let's Party

This is the 1500th post to this blog. I don't know why that seems like a big deal, maybe just because it's kind of a big number. Of course, considering that 3/4 of my posts have been pure piffle of one sort or another, it's not like it's a huge achievement but it seems like the blogger equivalent of a show's 200th episode or something. And you know my motto, any excuse for a party. There will be a special guest appearance by Alan Thicke
and cameos from the entire cast of "Scrubs".
After almost 3 years I'm still having fun blogging, mostly, I think, because of all y'all, the friends I've met. I'm happy that so many of you have become (or are about to become) "real" friends but you all bring a special little something to my life. When I started this enterprise I had absolutely no expectation of that and it's worth celebrating.

So I've hired a caterer and there's an open bar, although you're welcome to bring a favorite dish if you'd like. There will be pony rides out back and a dunk tank. Come on over.

Oh, and I brought my bangs.

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Blogger Seattle Coffee Girl opined...

Congratulations, LT! Wow, what a the dress. And those bangs are superfantastic!

I'm bringing a 9x13 pan of my enchiladas to share. And a pound of Sumatra, because I know you like that stuff.

Cheers to your big milestone!

May 08, 2008 10:29 AM  
Anonymous MN Fan opined...

Likin' the whole bangs thing you have going on there. My bangs always look like they are slightly inebriated (stupid cowlick!).
I'll see ya at the party, if we get my bangs tipsy enough they'll dance! Oh, and I'm bringing my stuffed shells casserole.
Minnesota = casseroles! REPRESENT!!

May 08, 2008 10:44 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...


Oh, we do love those heartland casseroles, MNF!

May 08, 2008 10:47 AM  
Blogger jp opined...

Fine. I'll be the first one in the dunk tank. But we agreed to rotate every 15 minutes, right?

May 08, 2008 11:06 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

(tosses knowing look to SCG and MHF) Yeah, sure, Poodle. Every 15 minutes.

May 08, 2008 11:17 AM  
Blogger sageweb opined...

Happy 1500th post and bangs day! Oh give me the balls so I can dunk JP.

I brought napkins and paper plates...its my favorite thing to bring to a potluck.

May 08, 2008 11:28 AM  
Blogger Buck opined...

Congrats on the 1,500th. I'm awfully glad we've met. Shucks.

The bangs - - LOVING THEM!!

They're so very pre-1978 Ann Wilson, (and that's a very good thing)

I'm bringing a cake from an Easy Bank Oven I just got on eBay. I never got to play with one as a kid.

May 08, 2008 11:37 AM  
Blogger Buck opined...

Easy BAKE Oven, that is

May 08, 2008 11:38 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Ooh, and they're such purty plates, too, Sage. There's a basket of balls near the dunk tank...right next to the beer.

May 08, 2008 1:06 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

(tosses bangs nonchalantly) That reminds me...we should fire up the Guitar Hero. Is that a chocolate cake? Yum.

May 08, 2008 1:07 PM  
Blogger jp opined...

Okay people, it's been 3 hours and I'm still in this damn dunk tank. Who's next? Alan Thicke? Becky #2? Anybody?

May 08, 2008 2:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous opined...

Ba Ha Ha Ha (Note no W)

Ha Ha Ha Ho Ho Ho He He He

I'll bring the wine.



May 08, 2008 4:07 PM  
Blogger Miss Healthypants opined...

Happy 1500th, Rainey! :)

Boy, that sounds weird. Can you imagine living that long??

Anyway, love the bangs! :)

May 08, 2008 4:37 PM  
Blogger TWISI opined...

Congrats on the blog-versary!

I'm bringing brownies with a little something "extra".... please tell JP to share!

BTW, love the evening gown, that color looks great on you, especially with the bangs!

May 08, 2008 5:42 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

(looks around knowingly at guests) Don't worry, Poodle...I'm sure someone will take your place soon enough (snickers). Beer?

Ooh, and Anonyba brought wine. Hey! This is the good stuff. Cool.

MHP, something tells me I won't be getting anywhere close to 1500 once JP realizes no one else is scheduled for the dunk tank. Maybe if we distract him with Cheetoes...

Twisi, I hope you brought some of the non-special kind for me...oh! and we have ice cream! We can make brownie sundaes! Whoo hoo!

May 08, 2008 6:06 PM  
Blogger Sling opined...

1500 posts??
That's amazing!
I'm still waiting for the 100 monkeys I hired to pound out my next post on their Remingtons.
I've brought my stuffed jalapenos,a 12 pack of Bud Light (to keep JP distracted),and a very smart flask of cheap brown liquor.

May 08, 2008 6:07 PM  
Anonymous rosemary opined...

That's a whole lotta wonderful posts.....and super fab bangs.....I am jealous of them. I'm just gonna eat your food because you know my standby is Oreo cookies...not festive enough for this party. I'm not drinking even tho it might make me feel better and no dunk tank either because I can't swim.

May 08, 2008 6:08 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Oh, Sling, you know how I love those jalepenos. Pass the flask!

Rosie, do you like ponies? You can ride a pony if you like...they are looking a little bored. I had no idea this dunk tank would be such a huge hit. So to speak.

May 08, 2008 7:37 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Hey! What's 2nd Becky doing under the table with Sling? Sheesh, that didn't take long.

May 08, 2008 7:38 PM  
Blogger Citymouse opined...

Congrat on our post!!!
Good job! No, great job! Best blog around-- we love you!!!

May 08, 2008 8:27 PM  
Blogger Auld Hat opined...

Yay a party! Sorry I'm late!
Awww, and JP has invited me to take his Extra-Special-Guest spot overlooking the crowd! Thankx JP! He is such a nice guy, I just adore...hey, what is that ball doing hurtling toward my face?

May 08, 2008 8:59 PM  
Anonymous Syd opined...

Loving the superfantasticness of the bangs, Rainey!

Also, since I'm so late, I brought dessert...cappuccino-fudge cheesecake, anyone?

Have a towel, Hat. :)

May 08, 2008 9:06 PM  
Blogger Mom opined...

1500 is a reason to celebrate.
I'll just have a cup of tea and sit quietly in the corner watching all you children play.

May 08, 2008 9:34 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Oh, my Mouse...I'm going to feed you cake.

Late schmate, Hat. And you're such a good friend...JP is starting to look a little pruney.

Ah, shucks, Syd...cheesecake? Good lord, I hope we aren't out of forks...

Dear Mom...I'm going to come sit with you and rest my head on your knee and tell you how sweet you are. Then we're both going to go throw balls at Hat.

May 08, 2008 9:47 PM  
Blogger sfoofie opined...

haha...when I read JPs comment I read "dRunk tank"...

I'm bringing "ye old standbye" lime vodka. My stomach is upset and I don't feel like cooking. yeah, I'll just drink it away.

way to throw a faboo partay!

May 09, 2008 8:35 AM  
Blogger sfoofie opined...

ohhhh and I want an "easy bank oven" - no need to make cake when it makes money!!!!!

May 09, 2008 8:36 AM  
Blogger Doralong opined...

Congrats Cuz! Well done! I love a good party! You know me, fashionably late, as always. Now, which way is the bar??

May 09, 2008 8:38 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Sfoof, a) killer dress and 2) pass that limey goodness.

You call that late, Cuz? I call it making an entrance. Take a left at the dunk tank and passed Second Becky (who is really flirting quite shamelessly with Sling). The bar is right...oh geez. The bar is under Alan Thicke.

May 09, 2008 10:02 AM  
Blogger booda baby opined...

Where DID I put my party-radar? I always seem to miss them lately.

That's a WHOLE lot of great posting going on! Congratulations and thanks!!

May 09, 2008 10:38 AM  
Blogger Leah opined...

Darn. I hope I didn't miss the party. I grounded myself from the internet & will NEVER do it again, because I missed this important occassion. CONGRATULATIONS!!
That's a lot of posting.
I Love the bangs btw!

May 10, 2008 7:55 PM  

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