ain't nothing but a g-thang baby

Friday, January 30, 2009

on wednesday one of my favorite ladies that make up my blosse brookem participated in a little ABC game on her blog where she was assigned a letter from one of my newest blog loves Lilu. once you choose to participate, a letter is assigned to you and you have to make a list of ten things that you love starting with the letter.

i'm sure you get the picture... moving on.
so i got the letter G. which is well, great, grand, good. and glorious.

side note: if you want to participate, leave a comment on this post and i will assign you a letter (make sure i have your email). you then write about 10 things you love that begin with your assigned letter and post them on your blog. when people comment on your posted list, you give them a letter and the chain continues on and on.


now, may i present you with a blog post sponsored by the letter G

1. google - this one is filed under the obvious category. how can you not love google? think about it, if it wasn't for google i wouldn't have this blogging platform, my google reader, gchat, gmail, and let's not forget to mention that it's a fabulous stalking research tool.






















2.
the gap - for almost 5 years of my life i worked at the gap in belden village mall in canton which actually ended up closing last year - r.i.p. gap. obviously it was a big part of my life and i may or may not have been obsessed with the company. these days i probably enjoy banana republic more but you simply can't go wrong with a pair of gap jean and a favorite tee. oh! and i can't forget their ads both tv and print, they've had some great campaigns over the years.




























3. garlic
- if i had to choose only one seasoning to cook with for the rest of my life i would choose this fabulous bulb. roasted, diced, chopped, powdered, and whole - garlic is the base for almost everything i cook. the more the better.
























4.
guitar hero - somehow even though i don't own a gaming system to allow me to play guitar hero on a regular basis i am AMAZING at this game. i can just pick up and play the hard level i can only imagine how good i would be if i could practice. it would be bad if i did have one though because i would get nothing else done in my life except play guitar hero.























5. geisen haus
- this is my all time favorite bar in canton/north canton, actually probably my favorite bar ever. it's a dive and a half, but with great food, a great jukebox and peanuts and popcorn all over the floor.

this place has given me too many fond memories to count. at the height of my friends and i frequenting "the haus" we owned the place, going there almost daily (oh to be young). i even got the owner to special order me miller high life cause they didn't carry it, it was my own secret stash. also, i found out that once i moved up to cleveland they stopped carrying rasberri stoli because no one drank it but me.

my german stein still hangs on the wall behind the bar with "sexy lexy" engraved on it.














6.
gerard butler - i think the picture speaks for itself, such a hot manly man. growl.




























7.
guns and roses - who hasn't danced around fists in the air to some classic GN'R? welcome to the jungle, sweet child of mine, patience and paradise city - love. although the honorable G musician mention must go to genesis.

when i look into your eyes...





8.
groundhog day - "phil? phil connors? phil connors, i thought that was you!" - this is one of my all time favorite movie comedies. bill murray's got me babe.























9.
the giving tree (by shel silverstein) - this is my favorite book of all time. if you aren't familiar with the children's story it's about giving till you can't give anymore and doing it all for the person that you love. it's the tale of ultimate sacrifice and even thinking about the book i get that "oh shit i'm gonna cry" burning behind my eyes. it's just such a beautiful story. if someone ever gave me an autographed copy of the giving tree i would melt.

"once there was a tree... and she loved a little boy"




























10. greece
- for those of you new to my blog i'm greek! 100% greek actually, which basically means i was raised in the greek orthodox church and have a big fat greek family with lots of relatives named nick and gus. also, being greek means that not only do i have a dark complexion, but it also means that i have big boobs and a butt.

OPA! OPA! OPA! - honorable G mention: GYRO'S, duh.

and yes, i was in a greek dance troupe when i was younger, and i will be breaking plates at my wedding.
















annnnnnnnnnd i'm done. have a good weekend kids!

57 comments:

  1. Seriously, what would we do without google?

    I start slobbering when I see Gerhard Butler's picture. Yummzy!

    I was telling my bf that one of the places I would love to visit is Greece. And uh, I too have the big family, big boobs and butt going too. Maybe it's a Mediterranean thing?

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  2. I'd like a letter please :)

    I'm relatively new to reading your blog - it's definitely a good read!

    My email - mypapertrail84@gmail.com.

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  3. mmm gerard butler. i would love a letter, please and thank you.

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  4. i want a letter! and i love gerard butler.

    and shel silverstein, for that matter.

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  5. GERARD...ahhhhhhhh
    ok stop gawking now, but please do give me a letter my dear plum, i would loev to play

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  6. Two locc'd out G's going craaazay.

    I think thats the edited version, right?

    Im not allowed to sing the real verse. I dont think any white people are.

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  7. Letter me up please <3

    Oh, and I about died when you said Canton,NC because it's basically part of Asheville, and I live in Asheville. So you've been eh?

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  8. The Giving Tree - one of the greatest children's books out there. Love it. Count me in for this little alpha experiment!

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  9. this is such a cute idea! gimme a letter, please!! :]

    p.s. gerard butler is GORGEOUS and guitar hero is the shit!! oh and i'm italian so we could so be mediterannean bff's!

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  10. I love gap scarf and greeek foooood :)

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  11. I want a letter....I asked for one from brookem but I didn't get one. I don't handle rejection well.

    no pressure though.

    I heard a rumor that geisen haus closed...? their still open? WHAAAAAT?

    I buy the giving tree for my friends that have kids. Cus its my favorite book, and I suck at kids.

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  12. I miss the Geisen Haus as well. No bar has better stale popcorn. Everytime I go visit friends & family in north canton I try to convince my wife to stop by the Haus. She refused; claims it's a dive full of people who did nothing after high school. That may be, but its MY dive.

    -- JD

    Potkettleblue.blogspot.com

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  13. You forgot the most important one!! GGGGeorgia Peach!

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  14. Love garlic, love the Goog. Probably two of my most favorite things ever. Fantastic list!

    Sign me up for a letter. :-)

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  15. If it was not for google and wikipedia people would know just how dumb I am.


    I loved the Giving Tree too. This is a fun post. I got my letter from brookem too just got to finish it up. Maybe today while I fake work.

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  16. I love Shel Silverstein and The Giving Tree...so I have been with my boyfriend for about a year...anyway month and months ago we were having some conversation and I said something like...oooh...it's like my favorite poem from when I was a kid "Deaf Donald meets Talkie Sue" Anyway he looked at me like "huh?" and I proceeded to explain about Shel and his books and The Giving Tree. Apparently he had never heard of them. (?!?!?) I promptly forgot...and then Christmas morning I opened up a box and it contained Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree. I honestly cried.

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  17. My mom loved The Giving Tree. I think it's so sad, in a good way. I use garlic in everything.
    The first time my roommate and I made meatballs, she saw my heavy handed garlic application and looked at me like I was crazy. Then she ate it. Now she knows...the more garlic, the better.

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  18. I'm upset that Ganesh didn't make this list.

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  19. Oh - I'd love a letter. :)

    And I totally agree with you on garlic - YUM.

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  20. p.s. my email is rma910 (at) gmail (dot) com

    :)

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  21. p.s. my email is rma910 (at) gmail (dot) com

    :)

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  22. I think the book should be called "The Taking Kid"...that little rascal really bothers me.

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  23. such a cute post! i'd love a letter :) my email is kpricester@gmail.com

    and guitar hero is the best game ever!

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  24. Garlic is great but I'd die without onions.

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  25. Ohh sign me up! I love all things Google, garlic, and Gerard Butler!

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  26. Ooh sounds fun! Gimme a letter. :)

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  27. Glory hole porn?

    Oh boy. I might be the only person here who knows what that is.

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  28. Great choices :D

    Can I have a go?

    my email's justanotheroceansoul (at) hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk

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  29. I don't think we've ever cooked anything in our apartment without garlic. No joke. Sauces, marinades, cereal... it goes on EVERYTHING.

    Also, I am nomming Gerard Butler's FACE. Thank you for that.

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  31. oh I forgot to say, I tagged you in my 25 things post..:) come check.

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  32. I may be late to the party but I'd love a letter!

    jmb0923@gmail.com

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  33. woo! G worked out really well for you! (especially since you were given the chance to include gerard in there. what a fucking swooner that guy is.)
    and how can you NOT love bill murry, seriously? that movie is so appropriate too, with 2/2 just around the corner!

    ps- what's the shot they drink in my big fat greek wedding? i want some.

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  34. Google, garlic and the Giving Tree? After my own heart I tell ya!

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  35. I LOVE.LOVE.LOVE me some garlic! ...the husband, not so much!

    And Good old Gerard... Yum!

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  36. sissy... you don't have a butt! you're got the boobs.. but all the genes in the butt department came to me!

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  37. Oh my I just totally drooled over Gerard Butler. Mmmm.

    I'll take a letter!

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  38. mmmmmgarlic and gerard butler, two truly delicious things, haha.

    happy weekend!

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  39. I wanna play. Oooo, ooooo pick me! lol

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  40. I'd love a letter :D Looks like you can just cycle through the alphabet a couple times, here, haha.

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  41. Yay for sharing a love of garlic! :)

    We always TRIPLE the amount of garlic in every recipe we create -- and if there isn't any garlic included, well, we obviously make sure there are at least three (diced or minced) cloves thrown in*

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  42. I don't really want a letter ... I just wanted to tell you that was a glorious list.

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  43. Groundhog day. Most quoted movie in my everyday life. I love it!

    I like this idea.

    Can I have a letter?

    justplayingpretend (at) gmail dot com

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  44. I gasped when I saw that picture of Gerard.

    You are awesome.

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  45. OK, so I am like a day late & a dollar short...but I would love a letter please!
    kylie20smoke@yahoo.com
    Thanx!!

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  46. My favorite Silverstein book is "Where the Sidewalk Ends." He was an amazing man.

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  47. I love all yo G's but Garlic, Gerard (SPARTA!) and Greece especially. Jaimeson just landed on Kefalonia about an hour ago. I'm chartreuse with envy.

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  48. I heart Groundhog Day.

    And I'm a new reader ( literally, this second, going through your posts.) But I would love a letter.

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  49. I just about died when I realized you posted November Rain! I swear, the people down here LOVE that song! I hear it on the Classic Rock radio station at least three times a day!

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  50. The Giving Tree is one of my all time favorites!

    Is it too late to participate in this? If not email me at onelittlefish [at] ymail [dot] com

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