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Posted by: In: Alex, Fun, Journal, Mitzi, Photo, Taylor 15 Jul 2008 2 comments

We took the girls to Dallas a few days ago to see two of their favorite things: The American Girl Store and The Jonas Brothers. Yes, I was there. Was it fun going to something that had absolutely no possibility of any sort of “male-ness” involved? Uhhh, well, uh, let’s just say I had fun watching my girls have fun. So, without further adieu, evidence…

“THE” Store

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“Hey Dad (eyelashes batting), come in and spend some money!”

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Yes, they have it all.

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Notice what this doll has in her hand. Then look at the next image.

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Says it all.

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Yes, that’s $20 to put your doll’s hair in a braid.

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But Alex is happy.

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And so is Taylor.

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Everybody was signing one of the Jonas Brothers’ bus.

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My girls.

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An image from the back, just to give you an idea of the massive number of screaming girls. My guess is that there was 1 male for every 100 females (probably not an exaggeration).

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That’s Nick singing. The one thing that’s nice is that they’re still humble. They love the audience and really work hard (tons of sweat) to put on a good show.

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Toward the end, they were elevated on these little platforms. It I were Disney (their owners), I’d have a harness attached to each one of these guys. Too much $$$ at stake.

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Posted by: In: Journal, Mitzi 17 Dec 2007 0 comments

1x1.trans 5 People To Invite To Dinner

So, lately, to take my mind off the busy Christmas schedule, I’ve been imagining who’d I’d invite to dinner if I could invite anyone. Living or dead. And I think I’ve come up with my answer. Here’s my list, in no particular order (with a little commentary):

Jesus (yes, a bit cliché, but who better when you’re a Christian)
Mitzi (my wife; a necessary ingredient to keeping the conversation lively)
Michael Shermer (an atheist skeptic whose books I consider necessary reading)
Stephen Colbert (a favorite who’d let the world know how the dinner went)
Richard Umstot (my dad, I just want to let him in on all the fun)