This is my morning . I woke up after only sleeping 4 hours. I decided to make myself a coffee in my new house and sit outside . Mistake ! The door locked behind me. No phone no key. Well I introduced myself to my new neighbors wearing an oriental robe and fuzzy pink pig slippers. ( no I am not joking). The neighbors were very nice remarking on my slippers followed by the ” that limp is a runner’s limp. We can spot it from a mile away.” Two hours later Mac arrived and let me in the house. Long day today. Veteran girls coming in . We have our Coyote Clarity meeting tonight got our full San Diego staff. Need more coffee
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Sunday, February 2, 2014
I was upset with Jazz because there was no sign on the New Orleans bar rooting for Leslie, myself and the Kenner boxing club while we ran the Rock and Roll Half Marathon today.
Ok so my Garmin watch said I ran 13.21 in 2 hours 11 minutes. My Runtastic app said I did it in 2 hours and 13 minutes and the race results say I ran it in 2 hours and 16 minutes. I say bullshit!! I am thinking that maybe I stopped before the final chip timing mat and that’s why the race results seem slow. They put down 3-4 mats at the finish line. Perhaps I thought I was passed the final mat already. I guess I will have to go with the 2 hours and 13 minutes because its almost an average of the 3 varying times. I wanted so badly to do this in 2:10 minutes but I fell apart at mile 10. My right foot is killing me. The Kids from the boxing team did fantastic. 3 of them finished the half in under 1 hour and 40 minutes. They were flying. I finished the race within 6 minutes of 4 of them. I told Axel the coach that they need to step it up if a slow person like me can keep pace with them. LOL. So proud of Leslie. Her first half marathon and she did great!! OK off to catch a plane fro San Diego. I am hurting right now.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Leslie and I are sponsoring the Kenner Boxing Club to run in the Rock and Roll Half Marathon. We got them signed up today. What a nice group of kids. They are so excited . They have never done 13 miles before but Axel, their coach, said their normal run is around 5 or 6 miles. I am sure they will be passing me by early in the race. As long as everyone finishes it’s a victory.
Crazy day in Coyote land. A million calls today. Very hectic.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Holy Moly.The girls are asked to sign non compete agreements so that we can protect our copyrighted material. Already I have heard of 2 girls going back to their other places of employment and showing them our dances. I will go after anyone that infringes on my work so be careful.
Kevin is killing me. He never says a word to anyone then calls me or texts me criticizing what the others are doing. I am trying to break him of this . He started in on the glasses Daniel is ordering. Instead of telling Daniel that he is not happy with the glassware he writes me and belittles both me and Daniel ” I can’t believe we are going to be associated with a concept that uses acrylic glasses.” I used to get so annoyed at Kevin. Now I write Daniel and cc Kevin saying ” Daniel, Kevin is bitching about the glasses. Can you identify what he wants?” Peace and harmony.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Leslie and I are sponsoring the kids from the Kenner Boxing Club to run the Rock and Roll Half Marathon with us on Sunday. God I hope its not cold on Sunday. The kids are excited but scared to run 13 miles. Axel Murillo is the coach. He is one of those selfless people trying to help these kids. Shit I haven’t run that far since Nepal. OK let’s do this shit.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
This morning I woke up to this text message from Chantel ” I want to take this opportunity to thank you” In my mind I was thinking wow that’s so beautiful , then I read the rest of the message. ” To thank you for making me go on LIVE TV at 5 in the morning tomorrow.” Oh my god. LMAO. I totally forgot that yesterday our PR person had contacted me about appearing on the morning show in San Diego with a few of our girls. I am already back in New Orleans so I responded to her by saying that Chantel would take my place. Sorry Chantel ” By the way, wear makeup.”
Monday, January 27, 2014
San Diego staff rocks!!! Bam training starts tomorrow.
Just received an email from Daniel ‘ lil I have loved you from the very beginning. Any chance?” LOL I knew Tommy was involved in hacking his email but low and behold Lee was behind it as well. ” Sorry Daniel there is no chance. I have seen you pee in a bottle in Nepal. ” We work hard but we all have fun with each other.
Did I talk about the pizza dough throwing taxidermist? OK a girl came in to apply as a waitress. She know how to make pizza and her hobby is picking up roadkill and doing taxidermy. ” Another man’s trash is this girl’s treasure.” So awesome. Some funning stuff today. Really funny, beautiful, and genuinely nice staff.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Excellent girl search today in San Diego. Some funny stuff. We had a stand up comic. We had a champion jump roper. We had some incredible dancers. A mystery theatre actress. Good stuff today. I am wiped out!
Our PR company was with us most of the day. I had gone with them this morning to do a TV show and then they came back to the auditions. They were riveted. They stayed 3 hours . ” Lil this is better then reality tv. It’s amazing how you can tell the strippers from a mile away.” Lol ( Not that I care about strippers I just have to break them of bad dance habits.
Tomorrow should be another amazing day. God I love this town.
Today would of been my dad’s birthday. I thought about it when we set the girl search for this date. Last week my cellphone reminder came on. Last night when I went to bed I thought about whether it would impact my day. But the truth is that work got busy and life goes on. People keep living their lives. Last night I thought ” at least I am not scrambling for a late gift.” He was easy it was either pajamas or Omaha Steaks.
OK back to the drawing board tomorrow.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Austin anniversary party last night. I felt so bad that I couldn’t go. Just too much going on with Jackson and the San Diego bar . From the videos Lizzie sent me the bar looked awesome and the staff did an outstanding job. When things call down I will take the staff out .
I will never use the company PODS again . Bar none the worst moving experience I have ever had. Thei showed up with the pod 8 days late. The truck broke down . They couldn’t fit the truck in the alley and had to then return my possessions to the storage facility. I had to hire new movers to take the stuff out of the pod and move it into my house. Mac is at the storage facility now because they don’t have my pod ready . What does that mean ? Did the wives borrow my clothes? Did they take out my artwork and hang it in their homes now they have to sneak them back in the pod? This is ridiculous. Worst company ever!
On my way to San Diego now . Girl search tomorrow. The marketing agency booked a lot of interviews for me. I get a call from Lee last night saying that I will he on tv tomorrow wear Coyote clothes and be prepared to bartend. ” dude I haven’t bartended in ten years. If bartending means pouring myself a glass of wine or Coyote Ugly Whisky then I am golden. Otherwise I am fucked!
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
I just saw video clips for the Austin anniversary skits. OMG so incredibly good! I am so proud of them. I am damned if I do damned if I don’t. I want to go to the Austin anniversary so badly but I feel guilty leaving Jackson when he has an important test coming up. Added to that I have to be in San Diego on Friday. I have the perfect dress too. DAMN
My friend just texted me from a wine tasting. ” Dude some guy just came up to me and asked if I worked at UPS? I said no then he said ” Well you’ve been checking out my package all night.” Too funny
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Could it be a more stressful day? God dam.
1. POD still hasn’t shown up. Someone called me claiming they were driving there and then Mac called and they said no they weren’t delivering it till Thursday. I called corporate and their reply was ” we called all the numbers at the San Diego storage facility and no one has called us back.” Bar none the worst service of any company I have ever used.
2. Kevin has changed all the decor ideas and hasn’t gotten bids on new bathrooms. ( yes the bar is opening Feb 5th)
3. Lee won’t answer his phone
4. I am the only one who does the girl search. I have to be there Friday. Thursday night is the Austin anniversary. I helped Lizzie plan it but I just don’t think I can pull it off and attend.
5. Jackson has his admittance test to a high end private school in San Diego on Saturday. I can’t find anyone to administer a simple practice test this week.
6. I bought new lighting and it cost me a fortune.
7. I had to update my financials for the new Puerto Rico space. Painful
8.My landlady Bought a washer and dryer for my apartment but it doesn’t fit.
9. I lost my eyeglasses.
10. I look like shit
11. Kevin didn’t save the church benches that I wanted
12. NONE of my guys has sent me the pricing I asked for yesterday.
Calm down and be grateful !!
Today I am grateful to the muralist in San Diego. Really great job and he’s super quick. Thank you for making me so proud of our new mural.