Tuesday, May 20, 2014

coming straight to ya from my nearest McDonalds

If I didn't know any better I would think that i'm at the lowest point in my life right now. I am sitting in a McDonalds in Laurel, Maryland (which is basically straight up in our backyard) applying for jobs. I am not in our apartment because we have absolutely no furniture and no internet.
I'm only joking though, folks. I'm actually really happy even though all these McDonalds employees are judging me because I have been here for hours. The last two weeks have been an absolute whirlwind and i'm barely starting to catch my breath! I will start from today and work backwards. Mark started selling today! (He is selling Terminex with a marketing company door to door. Long hours and the job completely sucks but hopefully he makes some sales this summer) I felt totally weird sending him off to work today with literally no plans of my own (and no furniture-hopefully it's getting delivered today) and so I did what any woman would do, I went to Target and then McDonalds for a large drink. After I threatened Comcast with their lives because the Bacherlorette airs today and if I miss it I will be furious. 
Anyway, we got home from our cruise yesterday and got set up in our apartment! Our apartment is really big and I don't feel like i'm going to get shot when I walk to my car so I feel like i'm really coming out on top. 

This is me trying to get a funny shot of me in our hugely empty living room but it doesn't look as funny as I wanted it to because our living room looks really small in this picture. Anyways...

The Drive
It took us four looonng days of driving to get to Maryland. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be and my little Nissan Versa held up like a freaking champ-not even so much as a flat tire! Mark drove most of the way because I am not a nice person like that. 
Isn't Wyoming fun?
This was leaving Iowa. I really liked Iowa actually. 

Guys, I hated Chicago? I don't know why. I was like "get me out of here" the whole time. But the bean and the surrounding park was pretty cool. But I was so happy to leave Chicago. I will probably
 never go back if I can help it. 

Our Cruise!

I bought my Saltwaters not knowing if they would be worth the hype, they absolutely are. They are the best purchase I have made in quite a long time.

My face...I don't even know, but I feel like you have to have a picture of the towel animals that they leave for you or you didn't go on a cruise. So here is our monkey that scared the crap out of me when I got up to pee in the middle of the night.

Every cruise I go on I fall in love with our waiters. I am pretty sure it's just cruise code that you have to have awesome waiters. These other two joes are the two people from Virginia that we shared a dinner table with for a week. They kept us entertained, that is for dang sure!

This is my heaven! Mostly because virgin strawberry daiquiris were cheaper than the soda so I loaded up.

"Babe, these pics are gonna be so good for your blog..." hahahahah 

Also we only basically got off on one of the stops of the cruise because Port Canaveral was realllly pointless and it was pouring rain the day we stopped at Freeport in the Bahamas. 

So now that the fun is over, the job hunting begins. I am so clueless as to where to even start. I don't know the name of any areas around us. I know Annapolis is 30 minutes away in one direction and Baltimore is 30 minutes away in another and that is about it. Wish me all the luck in the world!

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  1. Sorry to break it to you but the Bachelor started on Monday night. You look tan by the way. Love you

  2. That looks like so much fun! I love your dress. You look happy!