so i’m off to buy new glasses…
no no no not because i want to – because i have to.
so a couple of us ladies in the family had a fun weekend on the agenda (more on that in a bit) but the agenda required us to be out in greenport on friday night. so after a long day in the office i boarded the long island railroad and headed back to the island. deej picked me up from the train – we grabbed a few things from the house and then as soon as grammy and the dogs were ready to go we hopped in the car to drive out east
…on the parkway – cruising – i was feening for a piece of gum – gram had one on hand so she forked it over – since i’ve been trying to cut my gum addiction – i’ve tried to stop buying packs as much – lesson learned here – don’t chew gum – ever.
so anyways – cruising on the road – deej & i chatting it up – now pay attention here because i’m STILL not sure how this happened – i roll down the window to chuck my gum out and as i’m grabbing the piece from my mouth my pinky finger accidently latches around my glasses and WHOOP there goes my glasses with the gum – right out the window.
i sit in disbelief – like REALLY did that just happen…
deej tried to make it better back asking if i wanted to go back. but FOR REAL MA? i mean it’s not that serious to risk my life for a pair of glasses
so i drove out the rest of the way blind & angry
eventually all of the girls gathered at the house. i was SO tired that i actually fell asleep with my shoes on. i woke up around 3AM – took my shoes off, brushed my teeth, washed my face and fell back asleep on the couch – no attempt whatsoever to pull the couch/futon out into an actual bed – just face planted for a solid night of sleep
saturday morning we were all up & at ‘em – we got our game faces on, dolled ourselves up and got casino-bound ready
off to foxwoods!
there was an end of the summer/early fall deal that deej saw in the newspaper where you could take the high speed ferry from orient point across to connecticut, grab a shuttle bus & go gambling – the $35 package also included free buffet & $20 to spend at the slot machines
we were all pretty excited – the youngins’ (me, jenna, my cousin & her best friend) had never been gambling before and so this was a pretty fun trip we had planned
we got to the ferry around 9AM for a 10AM departure (the ferry is about 10 minutes from our greenport house)
i SWEAR to you we brought the median age down to 60 – the foxwoods bound ferry was JAM PACKED with senior citizens
here we go! boarding the ship….
wow that girl on the right MUST do squats…
the ferry ride took about 45 minutes to cross the sound/gardeners bay and then the shuttle bus took about a half hour to get to the casino
once we were there we were STARVING so we checked in, got our casino cards and the hot footed to the ‘festival buffet’
the buffet was okay – nothing crazy but hey it was pretty much free. i had some salad, pork loin, shramp cocktail & fresh fruit!
after lunch it was time to head to the slots
gambling is SO confusing. the joint was swarming with smoke & seniors – i swear they are angry gamblers – they stalk you for the machines, hog the machines & then hog the machines some more.
i won approximately $5 which i proceeded to immediately spend at dunkin donuts, jen won about $17 and my cousins friend was the big baller and won about $25 – after our cards were wiped out of the $20 that came with the trip – we were kind of ‘over’ gambling so we visited the shops and walked around the casino
we all bought cutsie bracelets from alex & ani – i got the bumblebee which stands for loyalty, conscientious & driven
and then jen & i got down and dirty in the photobooth
eventually it was time to board the 4PM shuttle back to get the 5PM ferry back to the island
by the time we got back it was about 6:30 – we were all exhausted and settled into the house with some big fat burgers
and then i proceeded to sleep for about 12 hours…
the trip was SUPER fun – all six of us ladies had such a good time – we laughed until we almost peed our pants & really enjoyed the casino (besides the angry seniors) – can’t wait until next time!
i didnt’ workout this entire weekend – i was just super tired and so i knew to listen to my body and just take it easy – it was pretty much a ‘de-load’ week on my workout program anyways so it kind of worked out nice
back to the grind tomorrow – squats & all!
love to love you <3