Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Hitting the road and Brandy was robbed!



My fiancee and I are going to be taking a nice and well deserved vacation. We are going to do a little traveling! We are going by train and as some of you know I love traveling by train, even Amtrak.

Yippee!

My fiancee isn't as enthusiastic about trains as I am but I'm going to make sure she has a wonderful time so she'll begin to love train travel as much as I do so that we can do this again and again. (keeping my fingers crossed)

So I will be taking a break from blogging for a bit. 

I don't celebrate Thanksgiving but I'd like to wish those of you who do and everyone else a warm and safe holiday filled with love and good times!

But before I go.

Brandy (Norwood) was voted off ABC's Dancing With The Stars last night. What a travesty! I wasn't an avid watcher of the show but I saw enough to know that what's-her-name Palin, Sarah's daughter, was not a better dancer than Brandy. In fact Brandy was about 100x better. But there was a conspiracy, apparently the Tea Party set up a website to show Tea Party people how to vote for what's-her-name. And looks like it worked. This show is a sham. Last time Mya lost to some dude named Donny Osmond and now this?!

That's it for now, talk with you soon.


23 comments:

JStar said...

Enjoy your trip :) sounds fun...

Desertflower said...

Wishing you a great and fun trip! May your holidays be most wonderful and safe! We'll miss you...
Love
Elizabeth

Penny Wize said...

Ya'll come back now, ya hear! Be safe and have fun!

Moanerplicity said...

Enjoy, Val! Hope you both have mad fun. Explore new surroundings, eat great food, drink good wine, take lots of pics, & most of all:

Snatch JOY... like the obese snatch sweets!

One.

Kingsmomma said...

Enjoy your holiday
and yes Brandy was Robbed. what a sham. I knew Donny Osmond was going to win b/c in teh end it was ultimately up to the voters and quite frankly WAYYYYY more people know Donny than Mya but Bristol Palin over Brandy?
Dang tea partiers

Daij said...

Have fun on your trip! I hope your fiancee comes to enjoy it as well. I love taking the via rail from nova Scotia to British Columbia. I've done it a lot. You are so right regarding brandy being robbed. One thing I can say about the tea party folks- they know how to galvanize their people to vote.

Jason said...

Good times to the both of you.

Enjoy and be safe!

Reggie said...

Enjoy your trip. Hopefully your finacee will enjoy it as well.

Felicia Monique said...

Val, I like you even moreso for three reasons mentioned in this blog: your love of travel on trains, your fiancee is a she, and you not celebrating Thanksgiving.

You rock! Have a safe and exciting time away from the madness...

Val said...

@JStar

Thanks!

Val said...

@Elizabeth

Thank you! Stay strong!

Val said...

@Penny Wize

Thanks!

Val said...

@Lin

Food, check. Wine, check. Explore, check. Will do.

Thanks!

Val said...

@Kingsmomma

Dang tea partiers is right! I felt so bad for Brandy.

Val said...

@Daij

Wow, via rail from nova Scotia to British Columbia, sounds so wonderful. I'd love to make that rip in the fall. I did a little research on Via and I love their trains, especially their private compartments. I hope you'll write a post about your trips.

Yep, those tea party folks are trouble.

Val said...

@Jason

Thanks!

Val said...

@Reggie

I'm going to make sure she does! :-)

Thanks!

Val said...

@Felicia Monique

Thanks so much. Talk with you soon.

Don said...

Have a great time & don't forget to be safe in your travels.

brohammas said...

Trains rule. Trust me on this one, I have never met a three year old who is not obsessed with trains; and those are smart people.

On a related note, if you see Thomas the Tank engine on your trip.... derail his annoying behind.

nachalooman said...

Oh how I N V U!

Have fun by Amtrak!

Brandy was very poised about the whole thing, I was proud of her

Chic Noir said...

have a very nice vacation.

oh btw, yes I love track&field. what event did you run in college?

The Basquiat exhibit is at the Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris

Don said...

Can't wait to hear your thoughts on Keri Hilson's latest video.

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Soldier Of Love

I've lost the use of my heart
But I'm still alive
Still looking for the life
The endless pool on the other side
It's a wild wild west
I'm doing my best

I'm at the borderline of my faith,
I'm at the hinterland of my devotion
In the frontline of this battle of mine
But I'm still alive

I'm a soldier of love.
Every day and night
I'm soldier of love
All the days of my life

I've been torn up inside (oh!)
I've been left behind (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound
(oooh oohhh)

I know that love will come (that love will come)
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love (soldier of love)
Every day and night
I'm a soldier of love
All the days of my life

I am lost
But I don't doubt (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound

I know that love will come
I know that love will come
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(4x)

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(3x)

Still waiting for love to come

Miss Keri Baby!

Tracee!

Solange!

Solange!
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un·for·get·ta·ble: Earning a permanent place in the memory; memorable: an unforgettable experience.

Alicia says...

Rest in Peace Mitrice

Rest in Peace Mitrice
Mitrice Richardson