Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Hello, My Name is Boring

I went to the eye doctor last week and then went to pick out a new pair of glasses. I was excited about getting new glasses and knew I wanted black glasses (one year I get brown, the next black- so I always have a pair of each) and that I wanted a more rectangular than round frame.

So I spent over an hour trying on pair after pair after pair of glasses. I deliberated for a long time before finally deciding on a pair that I absolutely loved.

I was so excited when I picked them up and I couldn't wait to show them to my family.

So I showed them to Honey who said...............

Those are nice honey but don't they look like your old ones?

Then I sent a picture of them to Dory who said...............

They look a lot like your old ones don't they?

Then I sent a picture to Maddie on her phone and she said............

They look just like your old ones.


At this point I was a little irritated and kept insisting that the two pairs were totally different and that no one was really paying attention. To be honest I was a little sad that no one liked them as much as I did.

Sunday at church when I asked Debbie what she thought about them and she said..............

If you hadn't told me they were new, I would have thought that they were your old ones

I began to wonder if maybe they were right.


So on the way home from church I took a picture of me wearing my old glasses and a picture of me wearing my new glasses.


old glasses

new glasses

And I realized that they were right.

I picked out almost the exact same glasses.

Good night nurse...........could I be any more boring?


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9 comments :

  1. lol They're tried and true. And you like them. Oh well. Not boring, just comfortable. :o) I like them!

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  2. You know what you like, nothing wrong with that.

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  3. No no no. They are totally different! One pair is definitely more square!


    And you look great in both. ha ha

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  4. I think that both pair are equally cute and with your face they are beautiful! At least you didn't go for the Sarah Palin glasses, now that would have been a look! :-)

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  5. I just showed the girls. Beebo said... "Are they any different?" hehe

    I've spent time with you. You are so NOT boring.

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  6. I agree with Mitchowl the new pair are more rectangular than the old pair. You look good in both.

    I had my eye exam recently and went to pick out a pair of glasses. The ones I picked out came to $312.00 and that's with eye insurance. Yikes...I told her I would have to think about it. When did glasses get so darn expensive?

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  7. I love getting new frames too. I am always tempted to get something trendy or funky but I end up with ones similar to my same black plastic frames that resemble yours! :) I say stick with what works!

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  8. No you didn't- the new ones are definitely squared at the corners!
    (Of course, I wouldn't have noticed, because I'm terribly unobservant about those things :-P)

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  9. Does someone know their geometry? Oval vs rectangle? Yes they appear to be similar but completely different :) I think you look cute in either pair you choose for the day :)

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