Some content on this page is not suitable for young eyes or faint hearts.
Views expressed by Sleep Talkin' Man rarely reflect the opinions of waking Adam.
Especially the desire to exterminate all vegetarians (but he does hate lentils.)

20100727

July 27 2010

"It's amazing how you can smell so bad, but still be alive."

 or click here
"Yeah, I'm taking my gluteus maximus to the max."
 or click here
"Well, so what you call me fat. I'll forget you even existed the next time I see a doughnut."
 or click here
__________

Karen's notes: Thanks to everyone for the lovely anniversary wishes! Speaking of which, and in light of Adam's final sentiment last night: We did carry out the tradition of hauling our wedding cake out of the freezer, unwrapping the sixteen layers of saran wrap (cling film, Brits), and partaking of a slice each.

Now, in its heyday, our wedding cake was quite literally the most delicious thing I had ever consumed. It was red velvet cake with vanilla butter-cream frosting, and it was mind-blowing. But I'll tell ya, twelve months in the freezer didn't do it any favors. Of course, that didn't stop us from finishing our slices (or me from having a second slice).

47 comments:

  1. Karen, Adam: you are very brave individuals. 12 months in the freezer are enough to make me chuck whatever it is in the bin :).

    And I have to say the I like the new nuggets that are provided by STM's relationship (and yes, I believe we can call it a relationship now - I think he might actually count as a bigamist) with the gym. It's not so much "love-hate" as it is... I'm not sure, actually. Loathing-hate? Apathy-loathing-hate? Anyway, keep'em coming :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Happy belated Anniversary!!! Sorry, for some very strange reason I forgot to check this blog yesterday?!?!?

    Mmmmmm....cake!!! (Side Note: my brother and sister-in-law celebrated their 1 year on the 11th (yup, they got married on 7-11 lol) and they did that cake thing too...is this like a tradition of newlyweds???)

    Anyhoo, oh nuts, I gotta go listen first...I'm sure it is LOL, but must have audio fix ;-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Okay...that last one is too freakin' hilarious...if I wasn't so dang self-conscious I'd soooooooooooo wear that!!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I totally agree: 12 months in the freezer doesn't do cakes any favors. By the first anniversary with my ex, our wedding cake was starting to go bad despite having been in the freezer. We couldn't eat it, so we took it outside and blew it up with fireworks.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Jackie, you are my new idol, alongside STM, Superman and that guy who ate a plane.

    Seriously though: I love the fireworks idea!

    ReplyDelete
  6. jackie, that is a totally awesome idea! - adam

    ReplyDelete
  7. I would so love to use the first one on a guy who usually works with me but is currently away on other duties.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Just a thought..... As I channel flick and see that Big Brother is on, wouldn't Adam have made one of the most entertaining Housemates ever?!?!? I suspect the rigours & unfamiliarity of being in the house would have sent his sleep talking to another level. No need for hours of just snoring!

    ReplyDelete
  9. i have a confession, the eyes that were used in big brother 1 (uk) was my design!! and yes, i think being a guest contestant on it would be humorous.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Defrosting and refreezing spoils everything. I live in a town that has intermittent electricity so I know...

    ReplyDelete
  11. Voting for a work out shirt with this, "I'm taking my gluteus maximus to the max."

    Man, I could be your 1-woman advertising agent.

    ReplyDelete
  12. My husband and I celebrated our 1 year last month, on the 20th. We could only take a bite each of our wedding cake as, despite being wrapped in who-knows how many layers of cling wrap, it tasted of nothing but freezer burn. So we each had our bite, then threw the rest out, lol. Happy belated anniversary!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hi! I am an avid reader of this blog and tell all my friends about it! Although its a day late, just wanted to wish you two a very happy 1 year anniversy and so many more!

    ReplyDelete
  14. " . . . smell so bad and still be alive." That is a GREAT quote. I'll have to use it on the next stinker that i meet!

    - David

    Aloe Vera 101
    Top 10 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera
    Holistic Health Info.

    ReplyDelete
  15. That first quote would be very handy on a T-Shirt for use in the gym: it would alert the many Olfactory Offenders that congregate there. It's really hard to tell people they stink, but the T-Shirt could do it for me: kind of like a Corporate Downsizer that specializes in Body Order.

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love that last one! I've got one for everybody that keeps telling me, "You should get in shape!".

    I tell them, "I am in shape! Round's a shape!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Our cake was so sorely wounded by its twelve months in the freezer, that it got sent out to the creatures of the Earth who live around our cabin up here in The North Carolina Mountains.

    The Skunks would have nothing to do with it, and neither would our ever changing tribe of cats. The Raccoons, however thought it to be a new sort of sporting equipment, and played with for hours before they carried it up into the trees, and had their way with it!

    ReplyDelete
  18. I hadn't heard of that particular tradition. Our wedding cake was so yummy that anything that hadn't been eaten, we took home and ate over the next week or so :P (Sachertorte rocks!)

    and mmmm, doughnuts...!

    ReplyDelete
  19. "I'll forget you even existed the next time I see a doughnut."
    Hmm is it just me or does this remind you of a certain guy who has three hairs on his head? and I'm taking my gluteus maximus to the max, via the pub.

    ReplyDelete
  20. For our wedding, we bought a sheet cake, and made a 3 tiered wedding cake pinata. We ate the sheet cake, and smashed the hell out of the pinata at our wedding, but for some reason the top tier remained intact. We saved that top tier and some of the candy from the pinata, and on our on year anniversary, we ate the candy. It was yummy!

    ReplyDelete
  21. I feel STM has blessed us with three new workout shirts in one night! I would wear every single one of those to the gym!

    I also have a story about wedding cake...

    My In-Laws saved the top tier of our wedding cake for us. It was thrown into an ice chest (without any ice) and left for 24+ hours in a hot car. I told them at that point we didn't want it. But, being the pack rats that they are, they still to this day have it in their freezer. Our FOUR YEAR anniversary is in two days!!!! I don't know how to convince them we are NOT going to eat that vile piece of cake!

    Anyhow, I'm glad you enjoyed yours. Belated Happy Anniversary to you. :)

    ReplyDelete
  22. you....... you FROZE your wedding cake? D: *horrified* i've never ever known anyone do that, who does that?!?!?? most people just cut it and serve it out at the reception, and guests eat it and its all jolly celebratoy! o_o

    ReplyDelete
  23. Traditionally you are supposed to save the top layer of cake to eat at your first anniversary. I know most people here in the states do it. I wonder how the tradition got started in the first place though? Ours was wrapped in 3 layers of plastic wrap then put in a box. The box was wrapped in plastic and then inside a second box. And it turned out amazingly good. We ate the whole thing. Of course it wasn't a very big layer so that might be part of the key.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Why not? I mean it was "Cake-o-clock all day long!"

    ReplyDelete
  25. i thought you saved the top layer of the cake for your first childs christening?

    ReplyDelete
  26. but i think that was back when wedding cakes were mainly fruit so would last well.

    ReplyDelete
  27. DesertHeather27 July 2010 23:06

    I thought of Jennifer Lopez for that second quote. Hilarious! And I forget most everything when I see a donut, too. I blame my Dad for bringing my mom donuts every week when she was pregnant with me.

    ReplyDelete
  28. Yeah, I'm taking my gluteus maximus to the max


    TSHIRT!!!!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  29. fake and exploitative

    ReplyDelete
  30. Lotsa balls there, "Anonymous" 02:50!

    I've had quite a bit of experience with sleep talking and walking. I'm a CNA, and It's kind of like my job!

    Adam shows all the classic symptoms of sleep talking. Right down to the classic unrelated relationship of his conscious actions, and his unconscious actions! Don't you think that if he was in control of his faculties, that he would be barking the manliest phrases imaginable? But no! Adam speaks of totally off the wall stuff in his sleep! All these things come out of his subconscious.

    Whereas, the only thing that YOU brought us today, you pulled out of your ass!

    ReplyDelete
  31. Well said, stoney (though I assume you meant Anonymous 06:09). What's a CNA though?

    ReplyDelete
  32. i hope you thawed the cake out at least!

    ReplyDelete
  33. I looked this up because I'm OCD that way and curious so here's what I found out. It can also be for your first child's christening. Whichever came first. And, yes it was started when cakes were brandy soaked fruit cakes. But now people don't usually have children until much later and the tradition stuck even after cakes changed.

    ReplyDelete
  34. Many bakeries here in California (I'm sure in other places too) have a policy that if you buy your wedding cake from them, on your one year anniversary they will give you a small round cake for free. I know it's breaking a little with tradition, but at least you don't have to eat freezer burned cake! Just my 2 cents...

    ReplyDelete
  35. I want to have hardcore anal sex with you.

    ReplyDelete
  36. Ori, Oh yea! Now I see the time post is at the bottom! A CNA is a Certified Nurses Aid.

    Anonymous 5:02, No! Thank you!

    ReplyDelete
  37. My bakery has the fresh anniversary cake policy as well. (I'm getting married very soon and just had the cake tasting.) Happy belated anniversary, Adam and Karen!

    ReplyDelete
  38. I laughed out loud on the first one. I love how his tone of voice doesn't really match the sentence.

    ReplyDelete
  39. With havin so much ωritten content do уοu
    ever run into any issues of ρlаgоrism or copуright infringеmеnt?
    My site has a lot of uniquе content I've either created myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my authorization. Do you know any ways to help protect against content from being stolen? I'd tгuly aρpreciate it.



    Also visit my pаge :: howtojumphigherfast.webs.com
    Also see my webpage - sports

    ReplyDelete
  40. Ηowdy! Τhis post coulԁn't be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my good old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this write-up to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

    my webpage; basic guitar lessons
    My web site > www how to play guitar for beginner

    ReplyDelete
  41. Hаve yοu evег сonsіԁereԁ about inсluԁing
    a littlе bіt more than just youг articleѕ?
    I meаn, whаt you saу is funԁamental and eѵerything.
    But imаgine if you added somе great vіsuаls or videо clips to givе уour poѕts mοге,
    "pop"! Your сontent is excellent but ωith ρics and
    videοs, thiѕ ѕite could definitеly
    be one οf the grеatest in its fiеld.

    Amаzing blog!

    Check οut my homepagе :: can you get rid of herpes

    ReplyDelete
  42. Great beаt ! Ι ωoulԁ like to apprenticе whilе you аmеnԁ yοur website, how сould
    i subscгibe for а blοg web
    site? The account aiԁed me a асceрtablе deal.
    I had been tiny bіt aсquаinted οf thіs
    your broadcaѕt offered bright clеaг concеρt

    my wеb blog - how to get bigger boobs naturally

    ReplyDelete
  43. Todаy, I wеnt to the beach with my сhilԁren.
    I found a seа shell and gaνe it tο my 4 year old dаughter and
    ѕaid "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She
    put the ѕhell to her ear and screаmed.

    Therе was a hermіt crab insidе аnԁ it
    pinched her eaг. She nеver wants to go bаck!

    LoL I knoω this is entirely off topic but I had to tell someоne!


    Fеel free to surf to mу hοmеpage emergency locksmith solihull

    ReplyDelete
  44. Hello theге! Quick question thаt's completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My web site looks weird when viewing from my iphone4. I'm tryіng to find a template oг
    plugin that might bе able tο correсt thіs
    іssue. Ӏf you have any recommendationѕ, please share.

    Αрpreciate it!

    Hеre is my site ... how to get bigger boobs naturally

    ReplyDelete
  45. Hі there! Do yοu know if theу make any ρlugins to safeguaгd аgainѕt hackers?

    I'm kinda paranoid about losing everything I've worked hаrԁ on.

    Аny rесommendations?

    Mу blog post - Recommended Webpage

    ReplyDelete
  46. Ηavе you ever conѕiԁered about
    іncluԁing a littlе bit morе
    than just yоur аrticles? I mean, what you sаy iѕ valuable and evеrything.

    But think about if you added ѕome gгeat іmages oг videos
    tο give yοur ρosts more, "pop"!
    Yоur cоntent is excеllent but ωith images anԁ clips, thіs blog
    could definitelу be οnе of the greatest in
    its field. Fantastic blog!

    My site; grow Breasts

    ReplyDelete