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Follow Friday: Spring Thrifting

27 Feb

Today’s post features scenes from a thrifting trip from a few years back. Have a great weekend!

What is Follow Friday? It’s a Twitter meme that I have taken a couple steps further.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here.

goldengateblond  Ten seconds of drug commercials are spent telling you what the drug is for and the rest is spent basically daring you to take it.

farwent  Be nice to be telekinetic because I wouldn’t have to wash my hands after going pee. Real time-saver.

JermHimselfish  I almost drowned in a pool of Mountain Dew when I was 13. They said I’d never have children, but I do give birth to a dirt bike every 3 years

ProBirdRights  Why make yogurt pants illegal? Is it a crime to be deliciously fashion???

wordlust I’m “nothing is non-drowsy” years old.

MrsTomServo  “I get you off or you don’t pay.” – sleazy attorney or generous prostitute

sSeatraffic  I knew I loved you the first time we shared a whole pizza.

NicestHippo  *backs that ass up* *ass is now on a flash drive*

sad_tree  *me petting my cat* CAT: This is the happiest I will ever be *a door opens* CAT: Now is my chance to flee this prison and never return

hello_saylor  I can’t believe how much joy my cats have brought into my life! (One of them fell into the tub after I turned on the shower this morning.)

drewtoothpaste  I can’t stop washing Mash Ups on You Tube! My favorite drink is Coke! My favorite brand is AT&T! My favorite color is beige!!!

usedwigs  Getting a lot of negative feedback from family members regarding my “All 141 Family Members Ranked” list.

audipenny  My problem isn’t that I’m eating too much at night, it’s that I’m not jogging in the shower

TheBosha Look up from your phone at the real life that surrounds you and begin your interactive two-screen experience!

kerihw  hey girl are you windows xp with a corrupted registry because you are not responding

Cheeseboy22  They say that kids are like sponges and it’s true! They soak up my spilled orange juice quite nicely when rub them on the floor.

tinatbh  Taking a nap is a constant risk… when will I wake up? 30 minutes? 6 hours? 10 years?

Kristen_Painter As the owner of six cats, I’ve come to accept that cat hair is both a condiment and an accessory.

usedwigs  I slipped and fell on the ice in front of people but played it cool by yelling “Wheeeee!” and “I meant to do this and I am enjoying it!!”

BillCorbett  Next year: John Travolta does ‘funny’ take on his previous Oscar weirdnesses, then spontaneously pees on the podium, giggling wildly.

kerihw  Been followed by Mila Kunis, and as if that wasn’t exciting enough, she’s got an opportunity for me to earn up to $5000/month from home.

wordlust  Celebrities are just like us: sulfurous monsters who crawled out of hell.

BeTheBoy  Forgot if I took my medication this morning so I just took another. This could be fun.

RobGagnons  Music Teacher: Let’s sing a song! Who can name something we have two of?

5yr Old: Butt cheeks.

slackmistress  The only “in memoriam” I ever want to be included in is the one at my local taco joint.

theleanover  “Red Carpet” was my stripper name

joshgondelman  Every big boat seems like it was named by a really patriotic snake.

NicestHippo  If evolution is real why aren’t monkeys turning into humans? Why aren’t cows turning into hamburgers? Why am I not a bicycle

jennyvsjenny  imo zeus got his head chopped open not to give birth to athena, but to get rid of a particularly bad mashup

StanCarey  Every sufficiently advanced little thing she does is indistinguishable from magic.

KizerBillhelm  The year is 2023. The Weather Channel now names individual clouds. Cumulus Cloud Karen was forgettable. Nimbus Dave looked like a dog.

ProBirdRights  Ok Mr. Oscars how about I make movie call Manbird. Shoe is on the other feets now I can’t even wear shoes

robfee  I have never seen Jennifer Hudson outside of an awards show. Is she allowed to leave? Blink twice if you need help J. Hud

ApocalypseHow  Death, vision quest, Smurf house, Stroganoff – pretty wide range of mushroom possibilities.

fart  vegas baby!!!!! spring break!!!!! gonna show software to 40 year old men!!!!!!!!!!! Woooooo

luckyshirt  Facebook is really just a video game where you dodge waves of crazy people on a mission to find out when someone’s birthday is.

vornietom  Me? I guess I’d describe my ethnic group as Indoors European

dubouchet  My Oscar picks: Birdman, Doglady, Squirrelcactus, Mongoosegoose.

papasuncle  A mock turtleneck is the only clothing item that accurately represents my reaction to it.

owlparliament  the next time someone introduces me to their crappy boyfriend I’m gonna say “awww! is he a rescue?”

usedwigs  Movie Review: Nothing ate Gilbert Grape. Not a monster or a werewolf or anything cool. Zero stars, do not recommend.

NicestHippo  Top 3 ways to win an internet argument:

  1. Don’t be in one
  2. Seriously don’t
  3. Do literally anything else

jake_lach If you’re unhappy it’s because you haven’t heard about the packs of stray Chihuahuas that are terrorizing kids in Arizona

behindyourback  “I want to know what love is, I want you to show me” sounds like a song written by a newly sentient robot

HanaMichels  I’m a writer which means I spend my time thinking about how I’m not a writer

BillCorbett  “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Mine’s against giant radioactive otters. Yours?

tastefactory  DOCTOR: We were all out of blood for your transfusion so we used Mountain Dew ME: [I don’t hear bc I already snowboarded out the window]

NicestHippo  ME: I’m sorry I always get attached too fast

BURRITO: [silence]

ME: You’re so mysterious when can I meet your parents

alexanderchee  I just chopped a leftover cheeseburger into my scrambled eggs to make breakfast tacos. Is there a breakfast taco Boy Scout badge?

Ristolable  If I ever met John Lennon I’d just be like “Well well well. Oh well. Well well well. Oh well. Well well well” until he punched me

shhrugg  I want to distill the same fear in strangers that you get when someone tells the waiter it’s your birthday

HelloCullen  Are gun fights in movies boring or have i become a 60yo Vermont lit professor?

TheRedQueen  Someone just sent me an email titled FRI-YAY! BRB burning everything to the ground.

cloudypianos  no money mo problems tbh

JElvisWeinstein  I love America, but America thinks of me “more like a brother.”

slackmistress  My dog farted so loudly last night that she woke herself up and then went looking for food. She really is living her best life.

XplodingUnicorn  [years in the future]

Grandkid: What was air travel like back in the day?

Me: There were motherfucking snakes on the motherfucking plane.

kevinseccia  I would watch the shit out of a movie just called Training Montage.

wordlust  I’m a content creator, especially after Mexican food.

InternetEh  Sometimes I feel like not a real person, but just the fucking BEST at defeating the Turing test ever. Like I stomp it into the ground.

drewtoothpaste  The pokemon coming out in 2015 are the worst. I got 1 that’s a potted plant and another that’s just the smell of inside of a bookbag

rstevens Aquaman Fact: That not a beard. That’s the baleen he uses to feed on krill.

papasuncle  I don’t know the meaning of life, but I’m assuming cheese is involved.

WorldofWid  Whoever called it a “dust bunny” was in a super good mood.

vornietom Can’t believe I’ve made it this far in life without never having pet a hedgehog, this is terrible

cloudypianos  I’m not saying I have anger issues but I just told my door knob “I’m going to fucking kill you”.

weinerdog4life  I wanna stand with you on a mountain,

I wanna bathe with you in the sea,

I wanna wrestle you in a fucking volcano

danforthfrance  Singing “Smooth Criminal” but in chicken boks. God, I’m fun.

Caissie  How do you introduce yourself in person to someone you “know” from Twitter? I just smell their hair & run away.

EmVeeGreen  In last night’s dream I was drinking wine coolers & watching a dolphin show w my high school physics teacher. That’ll do, brain, that’ll do.

donni  Most people don’t know that DVD is short for David

oodja  Accidentally made some beast-sized drop cinnamon sugar cookies- they’re like giant pillows of late-afternoon validation.

JennyPentland  *uploads my birthing video to Am I Hot Or Not website*

michaeljhudson  [gets text from Lassie] timmy fell in a we’ll

JasonLastname  [keeps glancing at piano] “do u play?” ohh no its been YEARS… [slides onto bench and pounds keys like a caveman]

rstevens  Mr. Edgarton is sick today, so I’ll be covering your third period history class. #subtweets

TellingTellers  I’d say the best thing about living in an apartment is when I can actually hear my neighbor fart.

BeTheBoy  That moment of panic when you can’t find your phone because it’s in your other hand.

biorhythmist  Maybe we’re alone in the universe, maybe it’s Maybelline.

thenomodellady  That magical moment when you lock eyes with a handsome stranger at the exact moment you take a bite of pizza that’s WAY too hot.

NicCageMatch  Does the 5 second rule apply if you drop a beat?

SomeChrisTweets  Keep your cool. Hide your cool in a secret place. Anyone could be after your cool. Spend your waning days stressing over your precious cool.

an_AhmedSalah  Moses: I just spoke with God

Aaron: No way!

Moses: Yahweh

NickFlora  Here’s a fun tip on how to avoid embarrassment: Unbuckle your seat belt BEFORE you try to get out of a car. Much more effective.

usedwigs  My favorite Irish/Italian fusion food is probably potato sauce.

thenatewolf  Call me when Serious Rowling writes a book.

heyitsIsobel  Ow! Elias touched me!

ElenaEpaneshnik You’re an adult when you truly believe that a good and peaceful night’s sleep belongs in self-actualization in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

simoncholland  Let’s get married and have kids so instead of doing fun stuff on the weekend we can go to a kid’s birthday party where everyone coughs.

T_N_Crumpets  “This is a robbery everyone get down”

*B-boy starts breaking*

“I mean, don’t move”

*b-boy freezes mid windmill*

*entire bank goes wild*

SamGrittner  ME: “I installed a new engine myself. Changed the oil. She still won’t start.” MECHANIC: “This is a horse.”

ME: “How long for the estimate?”

KenBane1  Tweeting is getting less than a penny for your thoughts.

What is Follow Friday? It’s a Twitter meme that I have taken a couple steps further.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here.

Follow Friday: Those Darn Cats

20 Feb

These are all photos of my cats. Those of you who have followed along for awhile might recognize all of them. Have a great weekend!

What is Follow Friday? It’s a blog series I created a few years ago based on a Twitter meme.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here. Would you like to be a guest photographer for Follow Friday? Email me!

Caissie  Sad because a woman who looked exactly like Tina Belcher no longer works at my local grocery. You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.

rstevens  You can tell a lot about someone by asking “what’s the ramp situation in this place if someone wanted to, say, wheel in ten Ms Pac-Mans?”

joshgondelman  Started winking at dudes more and now no one messes with me.

TheThomason  Heard what 50 Shades is about and I’ll never watch because it offends my sensibilities (a 27 year old billionaire gets everything he wants).

usedwigs  When I’m done with a treadmill at the gym I always wipe it down and throw away all my candy wrappers.

Zaius13  A fun game to play at work is to guess how many chocolate chips are going to fall out of my lap at the end of the day. My record is 27.

RailbirdJ  Sometimes I silently rap along to what’s on Spotify. The guy who has a window across from my window probably thinks I have an anger issue.

BubblegumOctopu  Hey, don’t sweat the small stuff. Big drops of sweat only.

markleggett  The scariest part of feeding an apple to a horse is not when it almost bites your fingers off, it’s when it does bite your fingers off.

Molly_Kats  Witness a dog get startled by its own fart and be happy forever.

meganyyb *Takes giant bite of drumstick* “leg day”

introvertedwife  Jesus, I think a skunk crawled up my dog’s butt, gorged itself on cheese, then died.

joshgondelman  I don’t like to wear sweatpants in public because what if I run into someone I know and they get jealous of how baller I am?

batkaren  I’m not totally sure, but I think the greatest experience of my life may just have been witnessing a kitten sneeze.

isplotchy  “Behind every great fortune is a great-” Rich Person [pointing]: Squirrel! Whoa, look at that squirrel. Big squirrel! Wow!

sarcasmically  I say “word on the street” a lot, as if me or any of my peers spend time outside on any kind of street.

sad_tree  [stargazing w/ date] HER: It’s so beautiful

ME: I once tried to tip the waiter at Arbys

H: But they dont-

M: It was just some guy walking by


TychoBrahe  Earlier, I referred to my daughter by the name I had given her. “No,” she said. “I am Juliet, an orphan who is a Pokemon Trainer also.”

adamisacson  Going to be super-cold tonight, so if you see any homeless outside, make sure they’re aware that capital-gains taxes hurt “job creators.”

stevelibrarian  I won’t accept Siri until she can approximate Majel Barrett’s voice.

madeleinedoux  Jack i want you to draw me wearing this *opens box* and only this *begins putting legs into full astronaut suit*

apelad  My daughter brought me a book to read at 3am. That’s the kind of dedication to literacy you don’t often find in a toddler.

mattgemmell  Back from the dentist. It’s all good. The situation in my mouth, I mean. Well that got weird.

ClockworkHeart  “Most of us avoid the colon, except in a very boring way.” Unknowingly hilarious things my grammar professor says.

shariv67  The CEO of Nutella has died. A memorial dinner will be served straight from the jar, over the sink at midnight.

adamisacson  George Washington ate all the salted caramels we left out for him last night. Strange, I thought he had wooden teeth. He also took our TV.

NamelessPC  two Picards! The only choice, is to have them kiss!

vornietom  Honestly feel like we need another chocolate-based holiday to fill the void between Christmas and Valentine’s Day, please share if you agree

septembawest  Benedict Cumberbatch being cast in a different biopic a week is hysterical seeing as literally no human has even moderately resembled him

Jedimasterbator  According to the latest weather channel report, everyone in the northeast United States has been dead now for several weeks.

badbanana  Handlebar mustaches snapping off in the wind and cold. Red Cross, send immediate assistance to Brooklyn.

RichardL_Kramer  Is it possible to be an American Revolution denier? Because I don’t think the British can have been that bad, given the quality of their tv.

jamiekilstein  Tomorrow’s presidents day! Remember to steal some shit and be racist!

tinynietzsche I am still writing “god is dead” on all my checks.

papasuncle  Snow piles so deep they’re talking about the meaning of life.


“Hi can I g-”


“umm, hi… can-”


“are u ok?”


Cheeseboy22 Kinda sad that Cupid has brought love to millions, but still has to go home every night and change his own diaper.

audipenny  A good date idea is going to the gas station together and deciding what to buy for 11 hours

JermHimselfish  Oh. My. God. Becky, look at the demands that society places on us all.

meganamram  Valentine’s Day really separates the men from the boys, and then separates me from both of them in a third location

BeTheBoy  Are your ears burning? Because I was just talking about how you might have an ear infection.

ColinACurtis  I don’t know if I should be proud or ashamed that @jmbillinger & I managed to spend $50 at tacobell. I think we own the building now.

senderblock23  What’s your favorite kind of stank mine is hooba

JElvisWeinstein There are rumors that Apple is working on a car. I’m sure it will be sleek, easy to drive, and the windshield will crack way too easily.

loather  2 people in front of me in line at the pharmacy are having insurance coverage issues. Can I put them on my insurance to get this moving

TweetsofOld Saint Valentine was beheaded. Some writers of valentine poetry might appropriately be served the same way. KY1887

snazzmania  what do you call a punctual dinosaur? a ‘pronto’saurus. if you listen closely you can actually hear my follower count dropping

AddledPixie  One time, I made a sculpture out of mashed potatoes that was so sensual I was asked to leave the restaurant.

NicestHippo  JESUS: You may ask one question

Wow, so many possibilities…what is the nature of realit—

[I elbow everyone out of the way] AM I BASIC

tnylgn  Roses are red

Violets are blue

For the millionth time Netflix

Yes I’m still watching you

shutupmikeginn  sometimes people will ask me for help with a computer problem and I’ll have to be like, “oh sorry, i just have glasses is all”

rstevens  ain’t no crisis like an existential crisis cuz an existential crisis oh god

alexanderchee  I saw a book in my last dream before waking titled I Dig Everyone.

Norweeeed  They should replace Valentine’s Day with a second thanksgiving

flmfrkcentral Everybody scooped their cat’s food into the shape of a heart today, right?

yoyology Roses are red

Violets are blue

Fairy tale books

Are in 398.2. #libraryvalentines

dyldonot  [first date]

me: [don’t let her know you’re a microwave]

her: my food is a bit cold

me: [my head starts slowly rotating]

Juicedballs  Valentines Tip: Give her the card while you’re still in Target. No reason to purchase it now. What’s she gonna read it more than once?

david8hughes  Therapist: what was it like growing up?

Me: I just [reaches for tissues] kept getting taller.

MikeMoranWould  “Soylant Green is people!”

*Looks at spoon.* “Like…bad people?”

bombsfall  i like the phrase “not all who wander are lost” because while that’s true let’s be honest a whole lot of both camps get eaten by animals

markleggett  When I visited LA, most of the Latino hotel staff called me “Puto”, which is Mexican for “He Who Is a King among Men, yet Remains Humble”.

kerihw  St Valentine is also the patron saint of beekeepers and plague, so maybe take some time today to give a bee ebola.

david8hughes  [me narrating a documentary about grasshoppers] And here we see these little liars hopping on sand.

danforthfrance  Anybody wanna fight me? Too late! I’ve been a homebody who dotes on his cat for years! YEARS! Whoosh!

tastefactory  Waiter: More water?

Me: No thx

Waiter: *pours water* Have some

Me: I don’t-

Waiter: *starts gushing water out of his eyes & mouth* WAAATERRR

FrankConniff  50 Shades of Grey is inspiring couples to lose their inhibitions and speak openly about what a shitty movie they just saw.

mat_johnson Embrace failure; hold it till I get away.

SomeChrisTweets  TOP ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS: 1. Pacific floating garbage island 2. Arctic floating garbage island 3. Atlantic floating garbage island

CelebrityChez  My interview was going great until the baby birds sleeping in my coat pocket woke up and needed to eat something out of my mouth.

A_single_bear  A good way to feel a sense of community is to let animals and insects ride around on your fur as you traverse the forest. I am a bear.

simoncholland  My wife and I agreed not to do anything for Valentine’s Day. I’ve verified with her every day. This is like the ultimate trust fall.

FeralCrone  Just froze my ass off waiting for the bus. It cracked off like an iceberg & shattered on the sidewalk. Some teens kicked it into the sewer.

elle91  My Internet was out for a while so I went downstairs to talk to my mom. She seems nice.

InfiniteChicken  Bubble and squeak #BritishSexPositions

snarkmonger The Royal Wee #BritishSexPositions

singing_ghosts  the English pound #BritishSexPositions

Shakestweetz  Man United. #BritishSexPositions

starlightgeek  Never Mind the Bollocks #BritishSexPositions

archiveslut The Double Decker #BritishSexPositions

Shakestweetz  London Bridge Is Going Down. #BritishSexPositions

rowmyboat  Nine & three quarters. #BritishSexPositions

ladybirrrd   Upstairs Downstairs. #BritishSexPositions

MizPotatohead mind the Gap #BritishSexPositions

eastsidekate  Beefeater #BritishSexPositions

1ElephantsChild   A Quick Wheelbarrow Around The Allotment #BritishSexPositions

heathen_king  Stratford-upon-Avon #BritishSexPositions

Quadricycle 50 Shades Of Grey deleted scene: What do you want me to do? “Twist it” Mmm ok “Pull it” Oooo kinky “Bop it” Wait what

XplodingUnicorn  My recent Google searches:

  • How to detangle my daughter’s hair
  • How to detangle a really, really bad tangle
  • How to cut out a tangle
  • Hats

theleanover Here’s what I learned today: don’t sneeze in the bulk glitter section at Michael’s.

bombsfall  Last RT brought to you by my love of Long Live The Queen and the fact that pigeons are my favorite bird. Not to dry hump, just in general.

donni  Having fun seems like a lot of work

TheThomason  Idea for comedy: my stomach hurts pretty much all the time and sometimes I complain about stuff that doesn’t matter.

Caissie  I love a good hashtag game, but if I see you participating for over four hours, I’m gonna call an ambulance.

Toaster_Pastry I tell patients that a pacemaker is a long term commitment, like marriage but for the rest of their life.

SortaBad  I bought my gym membership at Costco and I’ve got 36-pack abs now.

PaperWash  Why use 2 A’s in the name Aaron? Why not 17? What’s stopping us?

KalvinMacleod  Steps to survive on a dessert island: 1. check spelling 2. if correct, enjoy

SomeChrisTweets  If you love something, set it on fire. If it comes back, you’re haunted.

tweet of the week


cripesonfriday  Oh-oh, here he comes

Telling girls their thoughts are wrong,

Oh-oh, here he comes

He’s a mansplainer.

What is Follow Friday? It’s a blog series I created a few years ago based on a Twitter meme.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here. Would you like to be a guest photographer for Follow Friday? Email me!

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