Thursday, March 29, 2012

Uncle Danny

So, we just opened up our 3rd location and I have been there working off and on.  Yesterday was just one of those fabulous days!!  The credit card machine arrived.  Danny was in the office eating lunch when I walked in to hook up the machine.  He left and came back 5 min later to inform me that, 

Danny, "Since you don't like watching me pick my nose I left and dug a ton before I came back in here."

Me, "What??? *confused look on my face*"

Danny *watching me whilst I put this lovely uncomplicated credit card machine together* "Wow, Nathan is sure lucky to have you.  He really counts on you.  You do a lot."

I'm assuming that this credit card machine MAY have looked like a rocket ship that I was single handedly putting together.  

Danny, "Nathan puts a lot on your shoulders.  He expects a lot from you.  You have really tiny legs.  I bet that he doesn't even mind."

Me, "Huh"

Danny, "You have bird legs, but I bet Nathan doesn't really mind."

Monday, March 26, 2012


I walked into my closet the other day to find this:

You,  in a sSSSUPER fancy dress, sitting on stool you dragged in from the kitchen, staring at yourself in my closet mirror.  Twas divine lover.  It was like I was watching one of those teen soap opera thingys where there is a tween that has amazing self confidence and she is all,

"I want to try on a fancy dress and try out my "faces". "

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Paige y Ava

You two made some balloon "dolls" the other day.  They were cute/interesting.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Inside 5

Thoughts from your head via 2012 - This is all done in a JLo Spanish accent with a Mix of Ricky Martin

Oh Aye Mama' I will sit here, maybe run for a bit while you take my photographs.  No, It is no burden. Dios Mio, I am GOOD at this.   Bask in the beauty that is La Ava Esther.   I  am a model with la ginger hair for Pete's sake.  You will notice in picture #3 I pop my hip to the left and in pic #5 the right.  Yes,  Mama' I am a professionial.  More, More photos.  No, don't stop.  get my good side.  I am 5 and proud.  

What did you say?  You ask such journalisticy questions Mama'.  You want me to repeat what I said in the car earlier.  Fine.

I said, "I love Bryce and Hyrum Dale.  What should I do."

You blablabla said, "Ava, you don't have to choose between boys until you get married or in a serious relation blabla."

I said, "But Mama'  Grandpa had 4 ladies."

Then you laughed like a donkey and called my father.  Then I was pissed and yelled at you for a bit.  Now take my picture again.  (when reading this as a grown lady, please remember this story = true)

Monday, March 5, 2012

Skateland Part 5

I muy enjoy this picture of me a la blurry April.  I believe she, Lauren, Kim, and myself may have - for a brief moment - transported back to 1984 via Skateland strobe lights.

Karl and Jodi seemed to not be able to contain their excitement over hanging out with us seniors.  I am not referring to a "cool" term like when you are a freshman and you get asked out by a senior and you are hot stuff and strutting around like a wild boar that just bounced a bullet off of it's intensely thick hide after some ridiculous "hunter/killer" used their "Killing pass" to have a wee bit of sportage fun.  I refer to senior in the sense of citizen.

I believe this is a glimpse into the mating ritual of Auntie Kimmy and Uncle Diami.  To hot to look at for long periods of time.  Look away wee ones.  Look away

A and E.  Two lovers of the skate.  First of all A is a master skater.  She made it look easy and her tricks are skate magic.  E was a sexy skater.  What what

A and I trying some fancy moves.

Skateland Part 4

Both group shots are pretty sucky in the focus department.  I guess when you manage Skateland your job skills don't include using your pointer finger or brain.  Bummer.

Skateland Part 3

Skateland Part 2

This is def one of my fav pictures.  Check out the way Rachael is looking at Karl.  It like she is thinking,

"Oh Amore that I love.  Whether it is pretend 1984 and we are hanging out with these old people, or present day 2012,  I heart you, you, you HOT accountant."

Tis Bethany and her friend followed by Diami Vice y Janee.  If you tots don't get my Girls Just Want to Have Fun reference then I have failed you.

Next up is Jena.  Also a CPAy accountant.  She is hilarious and the way she talks makes me want to do whatever she says.

I don't dig myself in this picture, but I love Auntie Kim's laugh and I love Uncle Diami Vice in the background.

Skateland Part 1

Prior to leaving for the Skateland the dog ran off.  Dad got on the bike and with his feeble legs tried to find her.  

Then we raced in the car over to the party palace.

I spy someone hot.  

Check out Auntie Kim and Uncle Dave.  Damn he is pulling off Miami Vice.  I've got to give it to him.  Not only does he have some rad skate moves, but he wore that hot blazer almost the entire night.  Bravo young sir.  I appreciate your dedication.

Adam and Julyssa brought their A game.


So,  I woke up on the morn of my 36th year to take yer father to his 1/2 marathon.  Might I add that he only ran 5 times to get ready = 28mi.  So the story goes

1.  Dropped him off at 5:30A freaking M on my birthday
2.  Came home and read for a bit
3.  Got back in the car at 8:05A tralalala M  and parked on the SW corner of Power and McDowell
4.  Had the nice Popo help me to the NE corner.  Mile Marker 9
5.  Hello.  What have we here.  The following picture is what I spy when I walk up the the corner.  

They are shaking bells, butts, and dancing to the music.  This is fun.  I love them.  I take tons of pictures for them.  They tell me they work at some athletic apparel place in the mall.  We have it all planned out that they will spank me when dad comes running up and then they will run circles around him whilst singing.

In the meantime they do a bit oh yoga / breakdancing.  This is the BEST birthday ever.  8:55 AM I text your dad.  "Hey I'm on Power and Mcdowell.  YOU CAN DO THIS."  Where the hell is he?  

9:06AM - He calls me and tells me he is at the finish line.  We somehow missed each other.   I get back in the car and race (hahahahaha) over to the finish line.


Your dad is soooo upset that we weren't all there cheering him on.  I gave you guys the option.  Yep, you chose to stay home.  I guess the marathongs and I had so much fun we missed him.   Your dad started limping toward me.  Guess what?  He now can't walk.  Awesome.

We come home and Latrenda pulls in to pick up you, Paige, to go spend the day with Alyssa.  3 minutes later I get a phone call saying, "Come back to the driveway and don't bring 5"  I walk out to find them giving me a puppy they rescued from the irrigation canal.  

She is adorable and unfortunately part Pit.  Since I swore I would never own a pit bull we go to the pound.  Here is your dad cuddling her before we hand her over.

I despise the pound.  Ughh

Next we went to the Cheesecake factory for drinks and appetizers.  A quick stop to the Lulu something store that the marathongs work at.  I purchased some lovely worker gear.

And our final destination was this reflexology / massage place.  Twas amazing.  1 hour full body massage and foot soak for $30.  The best part was I was in a recliner next to tu padre.  What a wonderful birthday.