Thursday, January 21, 2010

Not ANOTHER Man Day!?

I know what you're thinking...this chick is taking the "Man Days" a little too far, but I just have to run this past you. So I haven't  had a "Man Day" since the last one, but the older I get, the more I realize that I have a few qualities that are typically "manly".....or maybe I'm insane. You pick. (I minored in women's and gender studies in college and am getting a 'mini-masters' in women's studies, therefore I am a self-proclaimed expert....yes I am heterosexual because that's usually the first question anyone asks after I divulge that).  I digress. I grew up around a lot of boys, my dad was my best friend, and I've always had a ton of close guy friends. (I know what everyone says about not being able to be friends with a boy, and while I agree to some extent, it CAN work every once in a blue moon, given that there's no sexual attraction WHATSOEVER...not even after 2 bottles of wine and a roofie colada, that's the true test.) So, I share with you reasons I'm more "boy-like" if you will:


- I really love beer. In fact, in most cases, I prefer it to liquor. It's actually worked in my favor quite a bit because several men have approached me in bars asking why I'm drinking beer instead of a Cosmo, and I say, "um..I like it?" and they say, "that's hot." win-win. 


-I've become somewhat of a commitment-phobe in the last two years. I go on one date with a dude, and then I fall off the face of the earth, act weird, and avoid confrontation like.the.plague. I do this especially in cases where the guy comes off super strong, it's like a repellent. I run like a fat roach from the Raid can. But then if I DO actually like a guy, I still act distant and awkward, because OF COURSE I can't really say how I feel. Most def. not a win-win. 


-I just realized that I only really have those two reasons (for now...but I'm full of surprises)....I literally just started giggling (um...not manly) at my desk because I officially have confirmed my nuttiness. I'm not that manly I guess. Oh well, I guess now you can say you know two fun facts about me. Giggidy. 


Today, while walking to the office, I saw a cab pass me in the street. It was painted turquoise. On the side, in pink lettering, was written "JR's cab"....I was just wondering if each ride came with a complimentary roofie colada? CREEPY. Can I Get A Witness?


Musique Du Jour: 
"Can I Kick It?" -  A Tribe Called Quest
"Tell Me When To Go" - E-40 (Throwback Thursday for ya)
"Daylight" - Aesop Rock
"Heartbreak Warfare" - John Mayer
"Headdress" - Amazing Baby
"The Privateers" - Andrew Bird
"Ghosts n' Stuff" - Deadmau5

21 comments:

  1. hahah just found your blog and i love it! and i love the mad days!

    xoxo

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  2. ...So does this mean you admit you're the "Miranda" of the group?!

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  3. holy shit magpie, you KNOW this is NOT true, you bite your tongue! PS I LOVE YOU. and miss you, like a whole lot.

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  4. you are nothing like a man, jules.

    you really do like beer a lot. like even the dark kind. hmmm, okay that may be kind of "manly." i see it more as badass, though.

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  5. thank you for your sweet words :) and yes love leads to loathsome sometimes , but lucky for us we always have the ability to love again :) *sigh* but it all takes time !

    . . . and although beer is manly it is very sexy to a lot of men Ive noticed among my friends , they find it domineering Ive been told by one guy :) so lucky for you !

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  6. I bet if women get in JR's Cab alone they end up naked in a cave in Afghanistan somewhere with our good buddy, Usama . . . . . terrorists get lonely too.

    Musique Du Jour - good pick on Tribe.

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  7. Do you also strut around the house in your undies? That is a manly attribute :)- Lol

    What about hogging the tv remote?

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  8. After seeing you taste in music, you are a girl.

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  9. Heh, "Man Days." :) I like it. I am a man in the sense that I haaaaatte laundry. Like, every single aspect of it. My poor husband washes, dries, and folds most of our laundry. He is a saint.

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  10. I too, am often finding myself more likely to fit in with the fellas! I'm a beer-drinker, as well- but I do enjoy a girly cocktail now and then. I just can't drink more than a couple... too sweet. But beer? I can drink men under the table (a fact I shouldn't be proud of- but I am.)
    So glad you stopped by my little part of the blogosphere- do come over again! :)

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  11. You are soooo not a man dear, having a lot of guy friends pegs you as a girl who likes attention and a lot of my female friends drink beer.

    You are going to have to start sprout hair on your chest or start peeing standing up, then I'll question you femininity!

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  12. i like beer too but i don't consider myself manly. i call it being a cool ass chick. doesn't that sound better?

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  13. Turquoise and pink?

    That was DEFINITELY a gay ride. You'd probably get a complimentary sex on the beach and all the techno music you can handle. Plus, the driver would be FABULOUS.

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  14. You may drink beer and fear commitment . . . but how are you at dropping a good fart from time to time??? That's the true test of being boy-like. Uh - trust me.

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  15. Oh my goodness, this was an awesome post for so many reasons. "I run like a fat roach from the Raid can" that is quite possibly the coolest quote I've heard in a looooong time!
    Also, the fact that you said Giggidy makes me ridiculously happy. I freaking love Family Guy. Thanks for stopping by my blog! :)

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  16. I think MY "man trait" is when I'm with a group of guys (or guys and girls) my mind immediately goes to the gutter and I find a sexual meaning to almost everything that has been said...

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  17. do you know what I would do for beer and wings right now? Maybe kill you. MAYBE

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  18. Beer love makes you manly? Crap.

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  19. What about hef with a lemon? Or Blue Moon? Or Pear Cider? I drink my beers girly. lol

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