Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I lieu of running this WEEK

Last week I got a nasty sinus infection that put the kibosh on our training for a few days--me because I couldn't breathe, Joseph because... what was it again? Moral support? Oh and homework. So running couldn't happen, but that didn't mean Rosef & Sage stopped having adventures. There's always some fun to be had by us somewhere:

Like petting a forbidden art pony

or seeing an Andy Warhol "original" Marilyn Monroe
(you tell me how "original" it is to see 1 of about 10,000 of the same silk-screened image )

Getting a new nickname :)

Playing with a random wheelchair found in the ladies restroom

Growing a blond unibrow

who knew eating spinach would be such an adventure...?

Trying to take a picture of me at work

Joseph was murdered by Sasha's panda collection

Found a random swing hanging in a tree on campus

So much adventure... Sinus infections = great fun!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

In case you were wondering

So, you might be wondering why it has taken so long for us to put pictures on our blog. You don't have to wonder anymore. Paige just hates me taking pictures of her, . . . and she has this thing about wanting to destroy perfectly normal pictures. I would never do that. Ever. I'm serious.

So, I tried to secretly take pictures of her (remember, I'm not a creeper) so I could put them on the blog. It never worked, she somehow would always realize when I was about take the picture. Dang camera phone:

Anway, like I said, I never mess up pictures.

She didn't want this one for the banner. Never figured out why.


Thursday, April 9, 2009

In lieu of running this evening

Safeway was having a sale on ice cream!

...and now we have a new banner picture with both of us in it :)
-Posted by Paige on Joe's computer

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Tonight while we were running...

I got hit by a car.

It was an orange Scion. Joseph just got clipped by the front bumper. I was up on the hood.

The driver said he was sorry.

Luckily he was moving a whopping 0.1 mph. We're ok :)

Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Drop Kick

When we first started running, some of us in the running club (Kenzi) were not extremely dedicated. She would say she was going to go running in the morning and would then completely cop-out and decide that sleep was more important than running 5 miles at 6:00 in the morning. Lame, I know.

Paige had kind of started doing this for about a week. Yeah, she had lame excuses like she had gone to bed at 3:30am and couldn't go, or had a term paper she had forgotten about. I mean, 2 hours of sleep=lame excuse. Wanting good grades in school= very lame excuse.

Anyway, I had to do something to keep Paige running and keep her motivated, . . . and then it dawned on me; threaten her, duh.

So, the texting/threatening began:

Paige: I don't think I can go running tonight
Joe: Just do it
Paige: I really can't, I have homework

(in comes the threat)

Joe: Ok, you're getting drop kicked
Paige: no!

A drop kick is a very not-so-subtle-karate-zilla-kungfuish-i-watched-too-much-dragonball-z-as-a-kid-move that I had practiced much of my childhood in front of the mirror in my room. Basically you throw the person on the ground and jump on them. It's great fun. And what greater way to make someone want to go running with you. Right? It works without fail . . . meaning that it doesn't really work at all really.

For example, one night, as Paige was ditching running club, Blessica (a sometimes member of the club) and I ran over to Paige's house and knocked on the door. She opened it, and looked slightly surprised as we ran in, threw her on the ground (ok, so she sat down on the ground before we even got to grab her) jumped on her, and then booked it out of there.

Needless to say, I don't think it really hurt her or even motivated her to go running. Partially because she was laughing the whole time, and partially because I have no idea how to really drop-kick someone. It's a good thing that Paige's roommates weren't there, they might have fought back . . . and Sasha knows oragami (that's some kind of karate thing right?)

I'll just have to think of a different way to motivate her. Or go practice in front of the mirror.