Friday, December 29, 2006

when love boggles the mind, you need a genius

kaiya and cadiz discuss kaiya's christmas card to kai's "he's-not-my-boyfriend-but-i-REALLY-like-him-friend," via instant messenger:

kaiya: cadiz, i already wrote s a nice christmas card, but i got him one to go with the actual gift, too."

cadiz: what's theprob?
mail one to him and give the one with the gift.
that way he'll be thinking of you MORE when you're gone on vacay for 3 weeks

kaiya: he has the first one i wrote him up on his fridge
im not sure what i should write on the second one
i mean the first two cards i gave him he "reveres"

cadiz: just put a lipstick mark in it

kaiya: HAHAHA

cadiz: that says it all

kaiya: i can put my perfume on it
HAHAH thats so conceptual

cadiz: so designy, right?

kaiya: so nothing in this one except LIPS!!
he LOVES my lips!!!

cadiz: even better

kaiya: YOU ARE funny
could i really pull off a card with just lips!!!!

cadiz: i'm a genius

kaiya: but is that too

cadiz: STOP OVERTHINKING

kaiya: cheesy 1980's high school?
Breakfast Club?
not that the idea is cheesy, but you know
the whole lipstick thing

cadiz: i thought you guys were all about joking. when you're "courting" the cheesier the better

kaiya: ok ok ok

cadiz: if you pull it off right, it won't be cheesy

kaiya: it's true
so how do you pull it off RIGHT?

cadiz: well, use your ACTUAL lip color, not some 1920s-movie star color

kaiya: it's like my other ones were so emotional, as a person i like you, blablabla

cadiz: so it'll look like "what i really wanted to give you was a hug and a kiss but i couldn't put it into words"

kaiya: should it say "These lips are yours this holiday season"

cadiz: the perfume and lips say it all
i say no words

kaiya: love, kai

cadiz: that's inherent in the lips/perf

kaiya: that's interesting because the card is brown

cadiz: DAMN, i should have done this myself!

kaiya: as in paper bag brown so would it "hold" the kiss very well as opposed to stark white

cadiz: glue in a white square inside

kaiya: ok and this is after knowing that he loved what i wrote in teh other two cards

cadiz: you're changing it up. keeping him on his toes

kaiya: and now i switch it up. f*ck yes!
what about my name?
ANYTHING? ADDRESSING HIM????
ANYTHING???
GOD WHAT A PERFECT LEAVE BEHIND
AND MY LIPS!

cadiz: yep. to remember you by

kaiya: DO I SIGN IT OR ADDRESS HIM
YOU SAY NO SIGNING
WHAT ABOUT ADDDRESSING HIMM?
why am i screaming?

cadiz: you're getting hysterical

kaiya: my caps lock stuck
i think i need to address him otherwise its a card to ?

cadiz: you're putting it with the present, no?

kaiya: yea but people like personalization NO?

cadiz: kai. do what you feel. i think writing nothing would really convey the point, but whatever you think is best. he's not my non-bf

kaiya: :)
i just did it and i dont like it
SHIT
i practiced on white paper and it looked fine
it LOOKS SMOOSHED should i get another card?

cadiz: then cut out the white and glue it on top.

kaiya: OHHHHHHH GOOD ONE
DAMN
SHIT
but that won't look good

cadiz: i'm waiting for you to acknowledge my genius out loud

kaiya: HAHAH
NOT UNTIL THE FINISHED PRODUCT LOOKS PRESENTABLE
F*CK I NEED BLACK PAPER TO FRAME THE THING OR MORE BROWN PAPER OOHHHHHH MAYBEEEEE RED TISSUE PAPER!!!

cadiz: red.

kaiya: this is a disaster
should i tear it or perfect square

cadiz: you're making it so hard. does that go with the style of the card? is it a flowy style or sharp?

kaiya:its like ornate like an indian sari

cadiz: sharp

kaiya: but simple just gold and red
sharp design lines
too much room for error with tearing but ornate

cadiz: STILL WAITING ON THE GENIUS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

kaiya: ITS STILL NOT COMING TOG
really seems "empty" without address and sign

cadiz: of SOME kind
damn, girl it's like pulling teeth

kaiya: i think it might be really cute if i address him,
the kiss,
love, kai
and its like THEN the "kiss" says everything

cadiz: do what you think is right
but i know in my heart that i'm a genius and you don't have to reaffirm that to me. i just don't understand why you won't even acknowledge that it was a good idea from me.
like later you'll tell people oh i did this
no mention of the cadiz
which is fine, but at least acknowldege it to me

kaiya: OK THE IDEA IS GENIUS BUT MY EXECUTION SUCKS

cadiz: thank you.

****
later, via text message:

kaiya: Call me! Btw he loved the card. He even kissed it. You are a genius.

cadiz: glad to hear it!

11 comments:

cadiz12 said...

there are some days when you just need one for the ego.

Radioactive Jam said...

You're a genius. I can't wait to try the lipstick thing on the next card I send to the Radioactive Spouse!

Erm.

*sigh*

This is one of those girls-only things, isn't it.

You're still a genius though.

jazz said...

this was a surprisingly long post. i wasn't sure if i was going to make it alll the way through your friends indecision and hysterics. i almost stopped at all the caps ;)

Jon said...

I can only imagine what the conversations will be like when non-bf drops the non...

jazz said...

in fact...this post is of the jon length. he's rubbing off on you.

cadiz12 said...

and this was the ABRIDGED version.

highcontrast said...

oh my goodness that was hilarious. "you're getting hysterical" baaaaaaaahahohoheohaoehhae.

Demosthenes said...

Breakfast Club is truly the guide to life. No doubt about it.

guyana-gyal said...

Lipstick lips and sign: Merry Kissmas.

ale said...

sounds like a conversation kaiya and I had.... hmm... a week prior!!! hahhaa so funny

Lia said...

Vindication. Acknowledgement.

Some things are worth waiting for.