Ok, that's one of my favorite quotes to use for just about anything in life (the title right up there). If you don't know that it's a line from Almost Famous, I don't like you anymore. Because that movie is magic for my senses. Cameron Crowe movies really just do something to my heart and soul. I don't watch them. I feel them.
I used that line a lot when one of my good friends was finally making the move from Miami to New York. And it all happened. And it was amazing.
But why am I using it now? WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW!?!?!?, you ask. Weeellllllll, something really big in the world of Ketchup happened yesterday and I think this is going to be a SERIOUSLY big-time game changer...
I mean, I don't want to say like I feel like God has finally answered all of my prayers, because he hasn't answered nearly all of them and I also don't believe in God. But if I did, I would think that in this instance he was finally taking a keen interest in what was missing in my life and trying to fill that void. And so he brought to this earth, the new style of ketchup packet that I have been begging for for years, and it was good.
This has really brightened my day. My day didn't start out so hot. I woke up at 8:15 when I usually wake up at 8:40. My body woke itself up because it was so hungover and wanted me to lay in bed in pain until 9am, which is what I did. Then after I got ready and left for work, as I walked the 2 blocks to the subway I literally gagged and came really amazingly close to straight up vomiting on the sidewalk.
I actually had to stop in myself in my tracks and do some serious deep breathing exercises (which I'm used to because I'm often violently nauseous and I hate throwing up more than anything so I will do anything in my power to stop it from happening).
On top of all that the book keeper in my office decided that he needs to come in on Fridays this month. Let me tell you something about Fridays in my office. They're magical. My boss doesn't work and I'm left alone in the office unsupervised and I gchat and watch hulu and sometimes nap. It's really just an amazing perk of my job. Don't get me wrong, if there's stuff to be done I do it. But if there's not, I'm not going to like get a jump on random stuff on a Friday, that's just not how I do things. Whatever.
So I'm no longer alone on Fridays starting today and continuing through the rest of the month. He doesn't stay the whole day, but he comes in for like the first half of the day. And this horrible man sits in here with me and talks to me about things I don't care about and I blatantly ignore him, whatever dude, you're ruining my Friday.
But then I got an e-mail from my friend with this link in it. And Friday really started looking up. I'm still hungover but since I've decided to abstain from food so far today, the hangover is kind of dying inside of me. Although I did just order Chopt and was beyond ecstatic to find out that if you order before noon everything is a dollar cheaper AND they give you an extra topping for free. Like, what!?!??! I cannot and will not resist that bargain.
But back to the ketchup... I think since as early as when I spoke my first words I have been complaining about the Ketchup packet situation. I just don't understand why you can get honey mustard or BBQ sauce in a nice quaint little dipping tub and for ketchup you have to squeeze minuscule amounts out of packets like a heathen. If you think I can't or won't squeeze a full packet of ketchup onto like three fries, then you can think again. Because that is how I roll.
I am just beyond excited for these things to actually hit stores. I mean I don't get fast food that often (well I've gotten it a gross amount in 2010 so far including Wendy's twice in one day on New Years day and McDonalds twice in one day two weekends ago, but lay off, I need something to make my mouth happy while my hangovers are wreaking havoc on my body.) but when I do, if I can use a nice ketchup dipping tub instead of a ketchup packet I will be one happy girl.
And with that, I bid you a happy Friday and an even more happy weekend to come.