Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A Palm Springs Vacation...never to be forgotten! Part One

Well, the pics from the Chaws started to flow in on Friday afternoon and well into the evening, as they gathered in Palm Springs. The blow-up doll, dubbed Jodi 2.0 initially, was unpacked from her traveling box and brought to life with a good few gusts of air.


Better get her covered up for her trip out in public....  ahhhh, a classic Palm Springs Sonny Bono shirt...perfect!!!

Sorry, 2.0, there's no room for you in the vehicle.


To the airport we go to meet ChawSherri....


A loving greeting.....

And the loving continues back at the house....



Time for a little suntanning and a refreshing dip.....

With all of the Chawgirls present now, everyone piles into a limo for a memorable drive downtown for dinner....but not before a group shot or two.



Definitely time for a martini....or three.

After consuming far too many martinis, the waitress gently suggests that 2.0 requires no more alcohol and has been cut off, despite ChawMarisa's defense argument......
(although on second thinking now, I realize that it was more likely ChawMarisa who had cut 2.0 off from drinking, as the waitress was offering her another drink. ;o)   )

At some point right about now, the alcohol effects seem to kick in.... and 2.0 releases a pheromone that begins to drive the guys wild...
The name "Jodi 2.0" is quickly adapted to fit the obvious... and she becomes "Jodi 2.Ho" (later shortened to 2.Ho).



okay....and apparently she has a similar effect on the girls too....





And, then....just as the party is really shaping up...

...and ChawMarisa has to clearly explain that Jodi 2.Ho is NOT up for rent and hire tonight regardless of the price offered....

....who should arrive?.....

SURPRISE!!!!!!!
Only ChawMarcelle knew that I was going and we managed to keep the secret!! The screams from the other Chaws were deafening and restaurant staff had to ask the group to please keep the noise down to a dull roar.  It was seriously one of the best moments of my life as I walked into that place. My only wish is that we had the camera pointed the other way to capture the reactions and faces of my friends.
(okay...and maybe that I had boobs as nice as 2.Ho's.)



and.....ohh....... the party has only just begun!!!!!
A few tequila shots later, off to karaoke we go...

(go and read these previous entries if you haven't already, to gain understanding on how Jodi 2.Ho came to be....... http://aruralrube.blogspot.com/2011/04/im-going-to-palm-springs.html and http://aruralrube.blogspot.com/2011/04/im-all-packed.html)

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

That was terrific!!!!! Such a great surprise for the Chaws!! Who wouldn't love to see your bright face!!! Hope it was a great time!!!

ChawAmy said...

That was the best.surprise.ever!! You really captured that day/night so perfectly, loved the captions!

ChawMarcelle said...

I so, so, so loved every minute of this surprise and the planning (not to mention the actual fun of the weekend itself). Not to be forgotten... xoxo!

AppleTree 43 said...

Gotta love those Chaws.
LOVED that you were able to go and to surprise them.........hmm, sounds familar. Ha Ha Ha.
Give my girlfriend Marcelle a hug for me.
HAVE a GREAT time
Gotta love Palm Springs...eh?

J.Rube said...

Peg, you were the whole inspiration for me surprising them!!!! I told Marcelle that it was the best feeling in the world to have you surprise me in Vegas that weekend for my birthday, and it was a feeling that I wanted to be able to give to others.

(I'm home now....came home on Monday. It was a GREAT time. and, YES, I LOVE PALM SPRINGS!!! oh.. I hugged Marcelle enough to be able to share one with you. ;o) )

Hiromi said...

Way too cool!!! Love your expression when you walked into the restaurant!!!

Anonymous said...

ChawPaige Misses you all very MUCH!!!

AppleTree 43 said...

It really is such a "thrill...an emotional high" to surprise those we love and care about.
:0) So glad you were able to go.....did you run while you were there in the dessert.

ChawMarcelle said...

I was wondering who AppleTree43 was!! Wish you were there, too, Peg!! :) Did I even get to meet you in Vegas last year? I was there, but at the end of your trip. :)

ChawRobin said...

It was the best time ever. I was thrilled that you showed up! What an awesome surprise!

Renee said...

Love this whole blog entry. Love the memories. Loved that moment when you walked in. Love you!!

J.Rube said...

Hi Paigey-Poo!!!!! Nice to see you!

Peg, yes!! I ran on Saturday at sunset and it was incredible!!!!

thelma said...

Love the entry, the photos, the details and excited for more. As the time approached for Palm Springs, I imagined, along with Jo, the crazy excitement that you Chaws would have with your unexpected twelfth and 2.Ho (loooooove that!) and the short, but happy time to just be in the same room as each other. You are rich, rich women.

HollywoodChaw said...

Such an incredible weekend . . . and the surprise Rube arrival was the icing on the cake!

Brenda said...

What a riot! Glad the surprise went off without a hitch. Can't wait to hear more about how the Chaws ripped it up in Palm Springs.

AppleTree 43 said...

Hi ChawMarcelle, no :0( -- I left Vegas the day you arrived.
We'll meet someday....oh and my ankle, foot, back and toes hurt!!!! LMAO

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