You gotta love fun memes. Yesterday I showed off all the blog candy I was given over the course of the past couple of weeks. One of those (the Kreativ Blogger award) required a list of “happy things.” Well, woo hoo — I can follow those directions. BUT . . . I was also tagged for another list by Diva Ma.
What’s a girl to do? Two lists — oy ve, my head hurts.
Wait, I haven’t had any caffeine this morning. Ok, so that explains the headache, but I still haven’t figured out the two lists issue. Since I’m not being very “kreativ” this morning (don’t forget — no caffeine), I can’t think of anything else to do but combine.
So, without further ado, here is the “Weird Things that Make Me HAPPY.”
1. The J. G. Wentworth “Viking Opera” Commercial.
I don’t know if this is a national commercial, but it is on ALL THE FREAKIN’ TIME here! It is one of the most A-NNOYING things on tv these days. A cast of people parading around in stereotypical opera attire, singing about J.G. Wentworth in full opera, over-acted joy. Whoa — isn’t this list supposed to be about things that make me happy? Yes, and here’s why it makes me happy:
The Little Lady PUFFY HEARTS that commercial. When it airs, she dancing like the Wiggles and claps her hands completely out of rhythm. Fun times.
2. Ok, the next thing isn’t completely weird, but here goes. Asian Grocery Stores FASCINATE me. I love feeling illiterate among the labels written in exotic languages. I love being disgusted by frozen mud-fish and watching the live fish get chosen by customers, after which the store employee guts and dresses the fish RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME! No, I don’t love watching animals being tortured — it’s really gross, as a matter of fact.
It really comes down to the fact I kind of do just like being grossed out. It’s the same reason why I love watching Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservation” and Andrew Zimmern’s “Bizarre Foods.” The more something makes me cringe, the better I like it. Now, I may change my mind if Hubby gets his Balute, but for the time being . . . this kind of stuff makes me happy. . . to watch, that is.
3. I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE Braunschweiger liverwurst. I hate any other liver product, but this creamy, pinkish, salty goodness makes my mouth water just thinking about it.
Would you believe that THIS stuff grosses MY husband out? It does — he can’t understand why I love it so much. Well, I can’t understand why you can’t close a cabinet door so I guess we’re even.
So, there you have it — three weird, odd things that make me happy. I know your life is now complete thanks to this knowledge. You’re welcome.