After waiting a long, grueling seven months, I finally got to see Taylor Swift live in concert at Rogers Arena for her Speak Now World Tour 2011. I’m still speechless — all I’ve gotta say that it was hands down, the best concert that I have seen this year. The girl is talented. Extremely. She delivers and is able to conjure up the same quality of sound that is presented on her albums and sounds exactly like her tracks (and not in the lipsync kind of way). It was a simple stage but the props and decorations were pretty elaborate. My favourite scene was Enchanted. But I also loved how she opened up with my favourite song on the album, Sparks Fly. She did this killer medley of Back to December, Apologize by OneRepublic, and You’re Not Sorry (now posted on my Facebook) and this super cute ukelele version of Fearless. Oh my god. It was so good. Her music means so much to me because I actually listened to her quite a bit while I was going through a number of boy-related issues. It was perfect. And yes, I did cry. Amazing performance. Gym guy agrees as well. Yes, I went with him. But yes… This one was definitely in my top 3 best concerts of all time. Wish I could go back and see it all over again!
Taylor’s album Speak Now is all about those “What if?” moments and those times that if you don’t speak up, your moment is lost. The message that she is trying to convey is to be in the moment and don’t hold back because you might regret it later and dwell on those lost memories. And on that note, I did make the effort to speak up…to a certain someone….named Drew. YES. I asked him out today! And I’m still bouncing off the walls. Yay!
And if you’re curious as to what you missed out on, just watch her video, Spark’s Fly:
So I FINALLY managed to make it out to the PNE tonight. Sorry, but I have been suffering from major mini donut withdrawal since last summer so obviously, I had to make it out atleast once. I ended up going with gym guy, because, well, he’s pretty much my unofficial old boyfriend. Not even lying. He even won me a mini pink Domo-kun! So cute. Yeah, definitely nostalgic. Felt like I was in highschool all over again…especially with a ton of people from my highschool being there tonight. Weird. Anyways, four bags of mini donuts, one giant mac ‘n cheese hot dog, two deep fried pop tarts, a large thing of lemonade, and 2398253983043 calories later, I can now say with confidence that summer is over. Sigh. Goodbye summer, hello fall!
YES. There is such a thing as too old. And I have discovered that today. Y’all know how much I love older men. But seriously, I’ve met my limit! I just found out that gym guy is fucking 40 years old…turning 41. Um.. no. Why does this shit always happen to me? My limit is 35. Stricly 35. FML.
What’s the difference? And is it really such a big deal? I remember back in highschool the terminology we used to use was “going out” or that we were “together”. Nowadays, it’s “seeing” and “dating” but what’s the difference? To my understanding, seeing is when you are seeing a person but it’s not exclusive as opposed to dating which is when it is made “official” and you are exclusive to one another. My sister thinks that me and gym guy are seeing eachother and I honestly would have to say no. And even if that thought came into my head, I would have no idea what to call it anyways. But why should I? Why should we put a label on it? After all, we’re just going out to see Wicked together, Taylor Swift, scootering around town, lunch and dinner, planning hiking trips for summer, movies, the Nutcracker, work out together, etc. because that’s what friends do… right?
I caught the late showing of Sucker Punch lastnight with gym guy and depsite the fact that this movie was filled with hot girls, action, and killer music, it still failed. Big time. I loved the trailers for this movie and to me, it looked like a videogame….but in real life. The cast was total eye candy and the music was spot on. But the lack of character development and storyline really caused this movie to fail. It just proves that even though Zack Snyder gave us all the key “elements” a kick ass movie should have, it was still so unsuccessful on so many levels. Such a shame.
Yep, I’m still kind of bitter about V-Day, not going to lie. To reinstate, all I got was a text saying “Happy Valentine’s Day” from gym guy. I was aware that he had to make a trip down to Seattle so I guessed he would be busy preparing for his trip. I gave him the chance to make it up when he got back. I received half a dozen cupcakes from my favourite cupcake place in Seattle, Cupcake Royale, including an assortment of all the best flavours: Salted Caramel, Dance Party, Red Velvet, Kate, Lavendar, and Peppermint Party (cupcakes…key to my heart!!!). But what makes this non-special is that he’s already done this before. He’s done so many little sweet things so why didn’t he do anything on Valentine’s Day!?! I know that Valentine’s Day is a super socially constructed Hallmark holiday but still, the romantic in me tells me that it’s the best day ever. So what’s his deal?!?! I really don’t understand. Why does he do all this nice stuff? Is he just a nice guy? Is it because I broke his heart two years ago? Do I have to spell everything out for him!??!? I honestly never thought I would be making a big deal out of this but… WTF?!?! DO I…. dare I say it…. HAVE A CRUSH ON GYM GUY!? Kill me now.