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.

Leave a Comment

  • 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 🙂

More from The Blog

On Instagram @theeverywhereist

  • Four flights in five days. So sleepy. Finally heading home after a wonderful few hours in Ashland seeing @demeritt's incredible one-man show.
  • Why yes, I did run off to Ashland for a hot minute with the most handsome man in the world. What did you do today?
  • Thank you, Minneapolis, for reminding me that we can be pretty, even in the rain.
  • Stumbled upon these paranoid stone benches in MSP and they are speaking to my soul.
  • And to think, all this time I've been telling myself I pecan't.
  • Packing. Home in shambles. Accidently broke my own arm off of this wedding gift a dear friend made us. The symbolism is not lost on me.
  • This absurdly handsome man bounded across the stage in his "Nevertheless, She Persisted" t-shirt and talked about how he doesn't always adhere to gender norms, and that's okay. #soproud #inbound17 #latergram
  • Oh, okay, fine, I'll keep him. (Off to the Inbound conference, where I expect to trounce this fool with my speaking score.) #thisagain #randaldineselfie #selfiesonaplane
  • I sent @randderuiter to the housewares store by himself and this happened. I am the luckiest woman in the world. #christopherwalken #davidbowie #bowiepillow #walkenpillow
  • Super honored to be a part of @booksonthesubway - If you are in NYC, keep an eye out for All Over The Place! If you see a copy, feel free to take it home and read it (just be sure to return it when you're done!) #bookstagram #bookworms #booklove #booklover #booksonthesubway

All Over The Place

Buy my book and I promise I'll never ask you for anything again.

BE AWESOME. BUY IT.