Friday, June 10, 2011

Come Aboard!

In packs/droves/herds, our city will be packed for the next few days with men in crisp, white uniforms full of rewarded patches and accompanying kitschy (yet authentic in this case) hats... it's FLEET WEEK!

Now of course, I know what you're thinking. A) That I have a boyfriend and B) Isn't Fleet Week kinda dumb to celebrate, haven't you grown up at all?

My answers are as follows:
A) I love my boyfriend. I also love going out with my girlfriends and enjoying the mere artistic value of hundreds of men in uniform roaming about our city in search of a good time. I won't be that kinda good time, but hey- I like to dance and that shall have to be enough.

B) Shut up. It's all complete fun and games. Besides, being the patriot that I am, it's my honorable duty to make sure those who serve have fun in my homeland.

I mean, if I were a single girl... I may have enjoyed Fleet Week a bit more like I did in 2007...

{Fleet Week many moons ago: this may or may not be me. Okay it's me. Kisses were as far as it went!}

But, it's 2011 and I plan to enjoy fleet week in a healthy, hilarious, age-friendly way.

Portland Gals, enjoy the view this weekend!

Does your city have a Fleet Week???
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20 comments:

jardelle said...

mm lovely post...have a nice weekend too !!

Hillary said...

Wow I am so jealous ! I wish I could go (I am a single girl haha) it sounds like a lot of fun!!!

Hope you have a good time

xo

www.thebrunetteshake.com

Tina said...

lmao your hysterical! im dying to see the top of that picture now!! fleet week was 2 weeks ago here for NYC and i haven't been in years!! the last time i went it was pretty awesome though!

Jenna Lee said...

ha ha ha ha! This is adorable! Just because you're on a diet (in a relationship) doesn't mean you can't look at the menu (men in uniform) DO IT UP!

Have a wonderful weekend!~

Megan said...

you are HILARIOUS!!!!
i can honestly say that the grand ol state of ohio has no fleet week (to my knowledge).
i hope you have a fun weekend and enjoy all the eye candy!!!

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

I actually think it;s the first time I'm hearing about the event! Maybe I've heard the term but I didn't quite knew what it was all about. As long as it's fun and meaningful, it's good by me :) Enjoy!

Rick said...

so creative and hilarious. lol

have a great weekend, Caitlin!

Raven said...

we don't have fleet week here but I may be coming to join you!!!

WHO took that pic? girl, you crazy, and I LIKE IT! :)

mirmirfosho said...

oh lordy what am i gonna do with you? girl you crazy.

Nahl said...

heyyyyyyyyyyy love!! How are you doing?!?!?! :) It's so nice to be able to be back and say hey to you!!!
I love your post, and I'm glad I read it...we don't have a fleetweek here, but you better have a ball!

inHERshoes said...

i used to work downtown, like literally on SW 1st/SW oak ... holla, right where the men in white pants and uniform parade! oh hello, yes, i was caught starin', glarin' and droolin' - mmmmm eye candy yum!

{andthisiswhatshesaid} said...

HILARIOUS!

Sher said...

we definitely do not have such thing as a fleet street here! but if we had one, i most definitely would be there in a heartbeat! Love love love men in uniform:)

xx

PorkStar said...

Of course fleet we have fleet week here in NY, but it was during Memorial day, as you should know. Tons of them kids in the city.

Kara said...

Haaaaaa, super lol!! I definitely know what you mean about those crazy single days...whew, good times.

Girl, get yo booty out there and enjoy fleet week!

Tangles said...

Oh how fun! I had never heard of Fleet Week until this year.

Naghmeh said...

oh that sounds like FUN! but we don't have anything like that here. enjoyyyy!

Dirt On The Rocks said...

lol i'd love to be a part of fleet week! lol .. i'd definitely enjoy it in a very innocent i'm taken sort of way haha

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

i wish boston had a fleet week! i need to get to NYC for it... i love that SATC ep. We were in Newport and saw tons of sailors bc there was an annual regatta. lots of cuties! ;)

Ocean Dreams said...

A fleet week?! I love it and ha ha love that pic of you kissing away. You go girl! :)