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Archive for December, 2009

Christmas Joy!!!

This has been circulating on Facebook this week. I’ve decided to let it be my Christmas Card for the year!!!

Isn’t it ironic …

This song by Alanis Morissette has been in my head this week.

An old man turned ninety-eight
He won the lottery and died the next day
It’s a black fly in your Chardonnay
It’s a death row pardon two minutes too late
And isn’t it ironic… don’t you think

It’s like rain on your wedding day
It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid
It’s the good advice that you just didn’t take
Who would’ve thought… it figures

Mr. Play It Safe was afraid to fly
He packed his suitcase and kissed his kids goodbye
He waited his whole  life to take that flight
And as the plane crashed down he thought
“Well isn’t this nice…”
And isn’t it ironic… don’t you think

It’s like rain on your wedding day
It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid
It’s the good advice that you just didn’t take
Who would’ve thought… it figures

Well life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
When you think everything’s okay and everything’s going right
And life has a funny way of helping you out when
You think everything’s gone wrong and everything blows up
In your face

A traffic jam when you’re already late
A no-smoking sign on your cigarette break
It’s like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife
It’s meeting the man of my dreams
And then meeting his beautiful wife
And isn’t it ironic…don’t you think
A little too ironic…and, yeah, I really do think…

It’s like rain on your wedding day
It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid
It’s the good advice that you just didn’t take
Who would’ve thought… it figures

Life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
Life has a funny, funny way of helping you out
Helping you out

Once a friend and I went to eat at a restaurant. We had a coupon for a free dinner when you buy a dinner. We ordered … turned in our coupon. Then proceeded to wait about 45 minutes for our food. The manager felt so bad that he gave us a free meal. However, we didn’t get our coupon back and so basically we got what we had already received. Ironic!

Over Thanksgiving my niece, who is 6, was showing my nephew, who is 4, how to open a child safety bottle. We walked in when she was saying, “No, you have to push it down and then turn.” Very ironic!

Yesterday in class I had a student that had quite a body odor problem going on. I seemed to be the only person to notice. At one point he was working with a partner and he (the body odor boy) kept saying to his partner, “Man, you got bad breath.” Unpleasantly ironic!

Today as I was driving in to work I started to slide just a little. I noticed a light that came up on the dash … it was a little car with squiggle marks in front of it. Was it trying to tell me, “Hey lady, you’re sliding!” ? As if I hadn’t noticed … Moronicly Ironic.

So what’s ironic in your life?