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The Final Countdown

Though the night is still young, we have begun the New Year's celebration. This morning, we had a delicious breakfast of eggs and little cheese smokies left over from Christmas then not longer after prepared to see the UConn woman play in Hartford.

The game against Army wasn't as bad as the blowout that was the UConn men's game we went to recently against Moorehead State at Storrs, my first time up there. Both games had the band playing "The Final Countdown" by Europe. I am not kidding. That has to be one of the worst songs ever and VH-1 agrees with me. For the game today, my mother almost fixed me up with a lesbian...

I think that was the first time I've been back to the CC since I worked there. I saw many people I knew still working there but only remembered the names of a handful which probably shows you how much I loved that job... It was kind of weird directing my father to different places.

Tonight, we tried out the new Texas Roadhouse restaurant. Surprisingly, decent portions were available and even the salad was delicious. I don't recommend it if you are a vegan or allergic to peanuts as they give you a metal pail of them. I also don't recommend it if you hate loud country music. It was quite entertaining.

Before I prepare to eat nachos and wait for the ball to drop, I wanted to tell you about the new CD I bought with a gift certificate: Somebody's Miracle from Liz Phair. She had said in an interview that she used Stevie Wonder's music as inspiration and you can really hear that in the music if not the lyrics. This is one of the few albums I've bought in awhile that is great background music to read the newspaper by which I suppose is neither here nor there but I was impressed. You know how I said Sheryl Crow's albums aren't as good when she's happy? Who could have guessed Liz Phair could put out a good "happy album?" Again, I'm impressed.

Comments

JRRyan said…
hahaha Yeah my bro is good friends with one of the top band kids and he suggested they play it and they did! I heart "The Final Countdown" but I'm not gonna fight you over it bc you're Karen's friend. Otherwise...
Likestrek said…
That's perfectly ok to argue with me. It keeps things interesting.

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