Army of Mom

So this is how liberty dies ... with thunderous applause.

1.06.2006

Happy New Year: belated

Army of Dad and I spent New Year's Eve with some friends who own a club. They got a package deal for hotel, limo and champagne, etc. and we had a ball. I had my first limo ride. Less than spectacular when we're all piled into the back of a limo clown-car style. But, still nice not to have to worry about drinking and driving.

Got myself a hoochie momma red dress in which I couldn't wear a bra. I haven't gone bra-less since before I had children. It was sort of empowering, I have to say. Hot Rod was at the store when I came out of the dressing room with my bra showing and he said "mom, there is something wrong with your dress." He was looking very concerned. I explained to him that mom would make sure her underclothes weren't showing when I went out. He was reassured. Didn't tell him I wouldnt' wear a bra at all. :) Then, I got to wear some "catch me, fuck me" shoes as LabKat calls them. That was cool, too. I don't usually do that either. All in all, a very nice evening. Except when my champagne flute was filled with falling confetti at midnight and I couldn't drink it.

17 Comments:

  • At 3:45 PM, January 06, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    My, my, my. Can my wife borrow your dress?

    (Good that it's the color of merlot, because she'd have to drink most of the bottle before I could talk her into wearing it...)

     
  • At 7:42 PM, January 06, 2006, Blogger BULLSEYE said…

    By chance that wouldn't be a strip club would it?
    Oh, by the way, that was a great caption.
    HAPPY NEW YEAR YA'LL!

     
  • At 10:46 PM, January 06, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Sounds like fun. We ended up blowing off all our friends and cozying up with a fire and movie. It was great actually.

    The party scene can be fun too though. We did the big scene a couple of years ago at Navy Pier and saw - among others - the Violent Femmes. Good times.

    Fringe

     
  • At 7:48 AM, January 07, 2006, Blogger Jenni said…

    Awwwww, you guys look awesome! Glad you had a happy new year and I hope 2006 has wonderful things in store for y'all! :)

     
  • At 3:30 PM, January 07, 2006, Blogger Army of Mom said…

    Anon - I think that is a compliment and no, I'm keeping it for me! :) I think I showed my honey by wearing it, but I really liked it.

    No strip club, Bullseye. Sorry to disappoint you. :) And, I liked the caption, too. :)

    Fringe - I like quiet evenings at home, too. We have celebrated like that more than like this!

    Jenni - thanks, back at ya!

     
  • At 10:41 PM, January 07, 2006, Blogger Gadfly said…

    Just looking at those unincumbered breasteses ...

    I can't help but think of the old Bugs Bunny cartoon where he we pretending to be a French chef in New Orleans, and he's teaching that you must "kaneeed the dough"

    It's psychological, I think.

    Pay it no mind.

    And it's nothing sexual.

    Really

    Believe me.

    Breasts mean nothing to me.

    really

     
  • At 1:41 PM, January 08, 2006, Blogger Gadfly said…

    Note to self: Don't comment after coming in from the bar.

     
  • At 5:21 PM, January 08, 2006, Blogger North Dallas Thirty said…

    Uh huh....."couldn't wear a bra", indeed. Fortunately, I am immune to your powers, temptress! :)

     
  • At 7:11 PM, January 08, 2006, Blogger Lab Kat said…

    Yeah, well... I've actually SEEN them.

     
  • At 8:04 PM, January 08, 2006, Blogger Army of Mom said…

    *snickering*

    Yeah, NDT, I've become aware that they don't hold much power over some guys. Others, well, look at Gadfly. :)

     
  • At 9:38 AM, January 09, 2006, Blogger Gadfly said…

    I looked at that comment the next day and realized that I'd actually made MYSELF a little bit uncomfortable.

    Kat: I saw 'em the day Hotrod was born when she was on heavy drugs and breast feeding with all of us and a brass band in the room ;)

    And I'm a big proponent of breast feeding a newborn with pain medication in your system. That whole "being born" thing is bound to be a bit of a shock for the first bit. The kid can use some trace quantities himself.

     
  • At 1:39 PM, January 09, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I'm the guy who said "my, my. . ." Yes, it absolutely was intended as a compliment.

    I'd have been less cryptic and more direct -- but I think AoD is WAY bigger than me.

     
  • At 1:50 PM, January 09, 2006, Anonymous Army of Dad said…

    As long as you aren't too graphic you will be ok.

     
  • At 1:58 PM, January 09, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Oh, no; I have a feeling I've said plenty enough already, sir. You have a good day.

     
  • At 3:29 PM, January 09, 2006, Blogger Army of Mom said…

    *evil grin*

    I love it when boys fight over me. :)

     
  • At 12:35 PM, January 12, 2006, Anonymous Mo K said…

    Lab Kat: You have, eh?
    I like the parties that y'all throw! ;-)

    I'll be interested in the next Boobie-Thon, AoM!
    (I may participate, too, this time
    esp. because one of my mom's dear friends is a recent survivor, so it's been on my mind.)

    And you guys look adorable and so happy in that photo!!! Happy New Year, girlie!

     
  • At 12:39 PM, January 12, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    P.S. Hope that dang ol' cold/sinus thing is history.
    -Mo

     

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