Thursday, October 9, 2014

Pictures from my Phone & Weekly Distractions

Eli: Are you guys watching Survivor?

Cathie: Is that the one where they are all naked?

Eli: Uh . . .

Cathie: Oh. I'm thinking of Naked and Afraid. Disgusting! But not as bad as Dating Naked. Now that one just grosses me OUT! Kayaking naked? WHY WOULD THEY BE KAYAKING NAKED?!?

Eli: Um . . . ok.

Cathie: Every single time I see it I just want to throw up!

Eli: Why do you keep watching it?


(Note, Cathie then explained that she meant that she keeps accidentally coming across it and can't change the channel fast enough to get away from the nudity. NOT THAT WE KNOW WHAT THAT IS).

And now, your Pictures and Distractions. (Feel free to follow me on Instagram).

Ollie loves me so much. It's just that sometimes he doesn't know how to show it.

Honestly though. My hair is getting longer. Should I just cut it?

Because I didn't take enough pictures this week.

It was a joyous occasion to bond over Lagoon with Matt and Erica.


Crap to distract you from whatever you're supposed to be doing:

Should you refrigerate your eggs? Thanks, Kelly.

Pumpkin spice everything. Thanks, Melissa.

Kittens with sloth faces. Thanks, Rebecca.

All I want for Christmas. Thanks, Becky.

17 reasons you should never go camping. Thanks, Morgan.

Small epiphanies. (Warning: A few adult bits in here. Not that we know what that is, Cathie). Thanks, Julie.

While we're on the topic, let this famous scene from It haunt your dreams. Thanks, Tyler.

A book with no pictures. Thanks, Chad.

Woman sings two notes simultaneously. Thanks, Kevin.

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~It Just Gets Stranger


  1. Thank you, Cathie! WHY would anyone want to go on an adventurous date naked? Or any date naked? Or be in public naked?

    Wait, actually, I could see you on that show, Eli... but by accident, of course!

  2. I want Cathie in my life.

  3. Good Lord! Tami! Your hair is a disaster! Eli, your hair is fabulous, but you have got to help Tami out with hers, it's an embarrassment!

  4. Dude, cut your hair. It's a disgrace. Now Tami's's just beautiful. I'd date her.

    And we all want to know what your relationship status is with beautiful Hannah. SPILL IT!

  5. Yay Miss Hannah! We've missed you.

    Is Ollie your niece's dog? They both love you very much, I'm sure. That whole not liking you thing is nothing compared to how much they love you. I'm sure.

  6. I saw this and thought of you. It's got some language issues, but wait until 3:15...

  7. Maybe if you would stop setting the TV to auto-tune to those naked shows, poor Cathie wouldn't keep stumbling across them on accident.

  8. I think you should keep the top long and trim up the sides really short. It's a very "in" style so imagine how trendy you'll be!

    1. Ok, Michelle. I'm getting a haircut next week. Please send me a picture example if you know of a good one.

    2. This is what I picture... :)

    3. Thanks Dana. You may have just saved me from asking for a bowl cut.

    4. I want to see a picture of the new cut!! :)

  9. I had a nightmare last night that I had my own Tami. Thank a lot, Eli. I hold you responsible. I stubbed my tor the other night and broke the nail just below the skin line (whatever that's called,) and all I could think was, "Dear God,please don't give me a Tami."