2005 - The one and only Wednesday I went out in college. Track made being hungover on a Thursday quite problematic. Although, that 8am History class didn't help that situation either. Anyway, roommate M drags me to a party thrown by some dude clear on the other side of the world (aka a 20 minute walk - which in March in Western PA is cold as hell). I wore a borrowed sweater, it was white, and these crazy green jeans. Drunk-fest 2008 included beer, kamikaze shots, and too many people. I can't remember if the beer was green or not, it didn't matter much at the time, I got a free cup and there was a keg. A bunch of dancing, and two dumped beers later, I had a wet sweater, Kevin took off his shirt, and the rest is history. Kidding - we exchanged AIM screen names, and moved on. (I'll tell this whole story sometime later if anyone is interested).
|The date stamp on my camera was wrong - this is 2005, about 2 weeks after we met. The photos from this night are hysterical, but I won't embarras everyone else by posting their drunken faces. P.S. how young do we look! (I'm only 20 and Kevin is 22).|
2007 - My senior year of college - We woke up at my parent's house, cleaned off the cars, and drove to the bar at 8 (9?)am. Whoever decided car bombs were a good idea that early in the morning is crazy, btw. Two car bombs was more than enough for me - and we went home for a few hours of food and carb loading before booze round two. I heart Trooper's and after the morning round at the bar - was all about the $1 Killians Red. Love spending Spring Break with KG and in our home town - even better!
2008 - Kevin's senior year of college - I really don't remember. I remember Spring Break, but not SPD. Guess it wasn't incredibly memorable?
2009 - Hello West Chester, PA - This was the year Kevin and I decided to go out in a college town for SPD to the bar & everything. Thank god this was the only year we decided this was a good idea, because it was a terrible idea. The bars were packed, cover charges were outrageous, and some dumb ass (me) decided it was easier to freeze than take a jacket.
2012 - Grown-up SPD - Last year was great, relatively low key, and the most mature SPD yet. I made corned beef, roasted cabbage, potatoes, and Irish soda bread. Whatever convinced me to do all of the decorating myself and bake/cook from scratch was obviously a great idea, but exhausting. The weather was beautiful, we played beer pong on the back porch, and Kevin wore a ridiculous Guinness hat. Sorry neighbors.
2013 - TBD - Looks like this year will be pretty casual, giving that SPD is on a Sunday. Kevin is off on Monday, so he may be responsible for drinking enough for both of us. I think he can handle it - but it won't be nearly as fun as SPD 2005.
*whew* I can't believe I've known this crazy man for 8 years already. Thank you roommate M and Katie K for helping me meet this man and for making SPD my favorite holiday.