I need a Popster today

Quick reminder – there’s a chance to win $50 in yesterday’s post.

Moving on. (I told you it was quick.)

My schedule for today is as follows:

4:30 am – Wake up
6:00 am – drop off latest house guest at airport.
6:15 am – go to work
5:00 pm – leave work
5:45 pm – begin cleaning the ever loving shit out of my house.

Because tomorrow? The in-laws arrive.

And my house? Looks like a fucking rock band had a post-concert orgy in it.

And my mother-in-law? Makes Martha Stewart feel dirty.

Thank the Good Lord Above for Poppy.

I’m honored that Britt asked me to guest post. Honestly, I think my better guest post is to come, and I won’t spoil the surprise on that, but I wanted to do two posts for Britt. I originally wanted to do a post about gardening but it was making me too sad to write it (for reasons I won’t bore you with) and when I mentioned the post to a certain someone who shall remain nameless he hinted that the post might be really boring. (Thanks, unknown person, for your support. ;) So, I’m returning to my original idea that I had since these things swirl around in my head anyway.

I hope you enjoy,

5 things I want you to know about Britt, in case you didn’t already — a tribute post

1. She is loyal. Once upon a time very recently I did something stupid that very much hurt our mutual friend. Britt stuck up for him. Of course, by the time she stuck up for him I had apologized profusely and genuinely and groveled lots, but Britt said her peace on the matter and genuinely defended him. I have seen her defend him time and time again. Only in play does she ever show any type of disloyalty.

2. She takes fucking fantastic guacamole photos. Seriously, I really wanna fly down to Florida just to eat guacamole at her house because of all the photos she posts about it. Even the “bad” ones look good!

3. She has non-Stepford children. Britt made real kids, kids who act like real human beings, kids who don’t just go into the corner and play and are good for Mommy and Daddy. But they’re still really good kids even though they’re not robots. I admire her for that.

4. She takes leaps of faith. She moved from a place where her entire family and many of her friends lived, where she owned two homes, where she and her husband had jobs, where her kids went to school, to work for a blogger she met on the internet. That sounds crazy. Doesn’t it? But have you seen that cute house? And that cute car? And that cute office? And how happy she looks? Yah. And even if it didn’t work out at all, the fact that she did this in the first place is pretty fucking amazing. And, again, admirable.

5. She is sooooo soft. When I met Adam and Britt in person for the first time in October I hugged Adam first because he is who I was there to see. Britt stayed seated, but I wasn’t about to rudely ignore her just because she was the chaperone, so I leaned over and I gave her a Poppy hug. And, … oh. my. god. She is just the softest person on the entire planet. Really! And it’s not because she was wearing a shiny shirt. It’s because she’s soft inside. :)

And so concludes my 5 things I want you to know about Britt.

What do you want us to know about her?

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  1. Miss Britt says:

    If I forgot to tell you by email Poppy – thank you. This was all kinds of sweetness.

  2. avitable says:

    Britt, maybe you should edit your post to inform the world how nice I am that I insisted that you take today off! Because I :heartbeat: you.

    Poppy, great post. Are you saying she’s fluffy? :lmao:

  3. Karl says:

    Aw, that’s sweet. I can’t wait to meet the amazing Miss Britt this week! Woo hoo!

    Karl’s last blog post..100 Things About Karl, Part One

  4. spectacular guest post, poppy!

    what do i want the world to know about britt? i’m thinking what i want everyone to know they already know because britt is so OPEN and HONEST. those qualities are very important to me and i really appreciate how britt shares what she is thinking, what she is thinking. a woman so damn intelligent with that kind of openness is someone to be appreciated.

    p.s. britt, you probably don’t think so, but you look really pretty today.

    hello haha narf’s last blog post..Only THE Most Hilarious Song I Received Recently

  5. Poppy says:

    I’m bummed I didn’t get to take the video footage I was hoping to when in NYC, but I did get some and I still plan to compile it and make a video. Even if it’s after themonthofhell, I’ll still post it in your honor.

  6. Amy says:

    Britt likes to talk just like a gangsta and get any and all of her male companions killed with her not very politically correct gangsta rhetoric.

    You can say it ain’t so Britt… but I do have the voicemails!

    Amy’s last blog post..Falling Off

  7. I’m not sure if caling brit soft is a compliment or not…

    Freelanceguru’s last blog post..Slightly Unbalanced Duck Tails

  8. turnbaby says:

    What a cool guest post!

    And YAY for Britt having the day off! Hopefully this makes up for having to work the day after St Patrick’s Day ;-)

    turnbaby’s last blog post..TurnbabyTalks Live Trivia Round 4

  9. NYCWD says:

    I have what is perhaps an unnatural infatuation with this reported softness. I’m wondering if perhaps there is a Don’t squeeze the Britt rule to protect such softness.

    Inquiring minds want to know…

    Oh, and I really hope I’m not the person who said the gardening post would be boring. So I will now go and contemplate whether I was or not… and whether or not I need to send flowers.

    NYCWD’s last blog post..An Open Letter To Governor Patterson

  10. Mr. Fabulous says:

    You know, when I hugged Britt, I am pretty sure I felt a penis. And it wasn’t mine.

    Mr. Fabulous’s last blog post..Vacationland!

  11. Poppy says:

    Freelanceguru – She knows I think she’s soft to the touch. And soft inside means she has a good heart. What’s bad about either of those things?

    Dawg – When we see her at TequilaCon I insist that you hug her. Ya know, assuming she lets you and stuff. As to flowers, no need to send them even though you’re totally the person who told me that’d be a boring post. :kiss: (I will probably post it to my own blog later this spring if that makes you feel better.)

    Fab – That was ADAM you were hugging, ya goof.

  12. Poppy says:

    PS – Clearly I am too lazy to respond to every single comment, but I am really glad you all like the post and have new things to share about Britt, especially Amy with the gangsta tip. I’ll be sure not to stand anywhere near her in Philly. :wink:

  13. Little Miss Sunshine State says:

    Do I understand this correctly? Britt’s in-laws are coming to visit and she is going to Philly to drink Tequila?

    Because that would be freaking BRILLIANT!

  14. Finn says:

    Britt know where Jimmy Hoffa is buried.

    Oh, and she’s far too judgemental of herself, but not of others.

  15. Since I have not yet had the honor of meeting Miss Britt, I can only make stuff up.

    And because this is a nice and mushy post I am not going to ruin it…

    :martini: :heartbeat: :martini:

    themuttprincess’s last blog post..10 things My Man loves about ME! (and QOTD)

  16. metalmom says:

    I have a theory that all of my blogging friends smell like cookies. Does Britt? She looks like a sugar cookie!

    metalmom’s last blog post..God Punk’d Me

  17. Marissa says:

    As soon as I read ‘soft on the inside’ I thought of Carmello candy bars.

    Though, if she smells like MetalMom thinks she does, that’s okay too.

    Marissa’s last blog post..Ways to keep your mind busy

  18. Jay says:

    4:30 in the AM??? Screw that. I would tell them to take a cab. ;-)

    Jay’s last blog post..Kill the Refs! – And WWC …

  19. Poppy says:

    She does smell pleasant, but not like candy. A more feminine scent.

  20. This is delicious! It’s wonderful to learn more real details about Britt – but also to hear about the Guacamole. Yum….

    Love Britt – just do! I’m delighted Poppy does too. OH and seeing Adam here made me less scary of how hairy he is. I even commented on his page – and I didn’t get a hair rash. See! My life is changing! :eyebrow:

  21. Great post, Poppy! And you’re right, Brit is a great hug! :-)

    Coal Miner’s Granddaughter’s last blog post..CMG Imponderables, Part 1

  22. kapgar says:

    I’m guessing you were left with the mess and got none of the orgy-tastic fun, right?

    Oh wait, most of these visitors were family, weren’t they? Ewwww… good thing you missed out.

    kapgar’s last blog post..Take my breath away…

  23. Selma says:

    I just knew she was squishable. Awwwww ….. :kiss:

    Selma’s last blog post..The Evening Tide

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