A little update …

Posted on
Oct 26, 2009
Posted in: Random Musings

Rand and I just got back from London last night, after the sort of trip that has you mentally packing up your apartment and shipping it off to the U.K., because YOU ARE NEVER GOING BACK HOME. But here we are, back in rainy cold Seattle, and I won’t lie, I’m a bit happy about it. I haven’t been home in a long while, and when I stepped into the elevator, I actually forgot what floor we lived on. Which I figure is understandable, since I spent more consecutive nights in our London hotel than I have at our apartment in the last month and a half.

I figure my behavior is a bit more excuseable than Rand’s, who stared at our bureau for a full minute before asking, “Where the hell did that come from?” When I explained we had picked it up on my birthday, he replied, “I have never seen that piece of furniture in my life.”

So clearly, we’re both pretty with it right now. We also both woke up before 6, which kind of makes you feel like you have superpowers. And speaking of superpowers, did anyone notice that I posted every weekday for 2 weeks? It’s not like I was expecting some sort of prize, or something, but …

WHERE’S MY PRIZE?

Sigh. I guess this is one of those hard-work-is-its-own-reward kind of things. I suppose the only thing to do is keep this whole regular blogging schtick up. In that spirit, I wanted to launch right into blogging about London, but I still have a few lingering posts from NYC that I need to get up, so expect all of those this week.

But, perhaps most importantly of all, last night my hubby had dinner with the Secretary General of the United Nations. Which I suppose pales when compared to my night of Project Runway reruns and popcorn-for-dinner. But who’s competing?

Besides, he’s already prettier than me:

Hello, Mr. Secretary. Im Rand Sexkin. I mean FISHkin. FISHkin. Sorry - I keep doing that.

"Hello, Mr. Secretary. I'm Rand Sexkin. I mean FISHkin. FISHkin. Sorry - I keep doing that."

So I guess that’s my prize. Which is fine by me.

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  • Rand is many, many things but he is definitely NOT prettier than you.

    And, I submit the above statement as irrefutable evidence that I’m getting over my (alleged) man-crush.

  • There is no acronym that captures how funny ‘Rand Sexkin’ is! I’ll never think of him the same way again…

  • Egad, I trust he untucked his trouser cuff from his shoe top before the meeting. Which is really just me masking my jealousy of that natty bastard (Rand, not Ban Ki-moon).

  • Dr. Pete

    Just be glad you don’t have to be Rand’s follow-up act on the Moz blog. Tonight at 2am, he’ll post about how he explained SEO to the Secretary General of the UN, and tomorrow I’ll post about how I haven’t picked my nose for a week and it didn’t impact my SERPs 😉

  • Ok so I actually laughed out loud at “I have never seen that piece of furniture in my life.” but little did I know that the joy of this post was really “Rand Sexkin.” I can never look at my boss the same way again.

    By the way, I think having a Project Runway night sounds wonderful… I’m in love with that show!

  • Thank Heavens you didn’t make this post BEFORE the London seminar – he would have been ribbed mercilessly by the Critchlow brothers – but it would have been entertaining 😉 It was nice to meet you both 🙂

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