Day 08 - Post a picture from your commute

Heh heh.

So this is a picture from my commute yesterday. I was driving up with my friends Ryan and Colleen (pictured above) to see the musical "In the Heights."

One thing to know about Colleen: she can fall asleep anywhere.

One thing to know about me: I will take pictures of you when you fall asleep anywhere. This brings joy to my life, and I'm not sure why, other than that I have a very weird sense of humor. But here's the deal--if you fall asleep in a public place, why shouldn't I be able to take your picture and post it on the internet? Yes, I'm a tinge bit evil.


In other unrelated news, I made a Pimm's cup beverage a couple days ago. I had to share this so Jax could be proud of me. Let me give some background: Pimm's is a delicious drink that Jackie introduced me to when I met her in London. I fell in love instantly. Here is the recipe I found, although I'm sure there are a lot of variations:


  • 3/4 cup Pimm's No. 1
  • 2 cups ginger ale, chilled
  • 1 1/3 cups sparkling water, chilled
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut into 4 spears


Fill 4 tall (12-ounce) glasses with ice cubes.

Pour 3 tablespoons Pimm's into each glass. Pour 1/2 cup ginger ale and 1/3 cup sparkling water into each glass; stir to combine. Garnish each serving with 1 lemon slice and 1 cucumber spear. Serve immediately.


Lastly, I wanted to talk about the insaneness that was Inception. This movie was just WOW. How do I explain it? It's frustrating...but in a good way. It is a never-ending labyrinth of mysteries and hypotheses, all tested and re-tested in your mind to try to figure out that darn ending! Oh the ending!!!!

Go see it and tell me what you think. This movie still haunts me a little, and I'll give it: ★★★½

Take off a half for the frustration of it all!! One star is definitely in there because it's Leo and Joseph Gordon Levitt in one movie. Oh yeah!!


  1. Haha, I am SO proud of you, girl :D

    But for it to be a real Pimm's this is the recipe you should follow:
    Pour a measure of Pimm's per person into a jug. Top up with lemonade. Chop up some slices of cucumber, halve some strawberries, cut some lemon and orange slices, and tear up a handful of mint. Mix them into the drink and give it a little mix. Consume.

    It ain't Pimm's if there aren't strawberries, mint and cucumber! ;) Well done - ultimate summer drink!

    Jax x

    PS: LOVE that photo of Colleen, ha!

  2. Your photos are creative!
    And yes, take Jackie's tip and add the strawberries and mint. Yum! Love Pimms

  3. you are evil! hahaha...
    and cucumber in a drink? hmmm...I will try it when I'm in london!

  4. can i request a pic of the watch? is that allowed?

  5. Haha too funny! And Pimm's is fantastic! It's really hard to find here but I remember last time I was in the UK it was the beverage of choice at all the festivals :)

  6. Oh yeah, I forgot strawberries!! :)

  7. I've wanted to watch Inception. Maybe I'll see it this weekend. I am such a big fan of Nolan, ever since "Memento".

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  9. Oh, I love a good Pimm's Cup!