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“So, there I was – all out of fuel, bombs, altitude AND ideas…”

The quote in the title of this post is shamelessly stolen from an old boyfriend of mine, who used it whenever he had no explanation for something.  It was usually accompanied by a boyishly charming shrug of the shoulders, and of course all would be forgiven.

Now, granted, he was a tres’ dashing Navy A-6 Intruder Pilot, so the terminology made INFINITELY more sense when he used it than now when I do…but we’re used to stretching around here, so go with me, will ya?

I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but I have NO motivation to blog these days.  Zip. Zilch.  I could weave a tapestry of potential reasons, suppositions and theories as to why, but  don’t even have good ideas for THOSE.

*insert girlishly charming shoulder shrug HERE*

But, I DO miss hanging with y’all, so I wanted to peek in and tell you.  (I suppose this is my version of the aforementioned boyfriend’s “aw, c’mon, honey – forget about all that and let’s have a roll in the sack”.  Or something.)

Anyway, I made you a playlist, so I can’t be a TOTAL shit, right?  (And, he wasn’t either.  Holla, Jeff! 😉 )


*note* – Yes, I realize that if my darling husband Brian ever made mention of an old girlfriend in a similar context, I’d be livid and morph into Medusa with a head full of flaming, venomous snakes. I understand that I’m exercising a ridiculous double standard here, but it’s all done in the name of colorful, hopefully entertaining blog fodder.  Let it be known to one and all that I in no way miss the aforementioned boyfriend, haven’t thought of him in YEARS, and wouldn’t trade my honey for him anyone else – not even if they came with a million dollar bills stuck to them with Pure Vermont Maple Syrup.  Seriously. <3

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21 Responses to “So, there I was – all out of fuel, bombs, altitude AND ideas…”
  1. Mari
    March 7, 2011 | 8:30 am

    Dude. I am so there with you. Need to break out of this funk & get back into the funky!
    Mari´s last blog post ..Emotions in Motion

  2. Melisa
    March 7, 2011 | 8:32 am

    Both of you need to SNAP OUT OF IT.

    That is all. 🙂
    Melisa´s last blog post ..Shaken

  3. Mari
    March 7, 2011 | 10:02 am

    I took this as a personal challenge!
    New post @ Music Mamas today!
    New post coming to Book End Babes on Thursday!
    Working on new MetroFamily post about parenting!
    New post … maybe … at my personal blog!

    *whew* … i think that’s enough coffee for me, yo …
    Mari´s last blog post ..Emotions in Motion

    • Ri, the MSM
      March 7, 2011 | 10:36 am

      Bwahahahahaha! I heart you, you adorable little weirdo! <3
      Ri, the MSM´s last blog post ..“So- there I was – all out of fuel- bombs- altitude AND ideas…”

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        November 26, 2014 | 10:13 am

        Hi!It is great to see a blog dedicated to this. It seems like a very enxctiig project. I would really love to be kept updated on the happenings via this blog. I am a decision making researcher myself at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo, working on my Master thesis currently. Best regards and wishing you all the very best for an enxctiig time ahead,Avinash

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  4. Melisa
    March 7, 2011 | 1:32 pm

    RT @MusicSavvyMom: New MSM post: “So, there I was – all out of fuel, bombs, altitude AND ideas…” http://goo.gl/fb/J8lub #moods #music

  5. oh_pook
    March 9, 2011 | 9:04 am

    Miss You too, Ri! (I check in here almost daily to see if there’s something new… then I remember I subscribe. Doh!)

    Thanks for the playlist! Always makes my morning surf nicer when someone else chooses the music.

    • Ri, the MSM
      March 10, 2011 | 1:09 pm

      Pook, your comments always make my day. 🙂 Miss you too!

      • oh_pook
        March 17, 2011 | 7:43 am

        *feelsallwarmandfuzzy* *blushes*

        Thanks, Ri… some year this weekend, maybe we’ll end up together down in Austin!

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