Friday, August 31, 2012

Do These Glasses Make Me Look Smarter?

Recently, I've been having some trouble with my vision.  As in, I can't see jack-crap.

The scoreboard at Bailey's game?  Can't see it.  Drew's Lego that I just stepped on?  Can't see it.  The interstate exit sign?  Can't see it.

I can't even see this computer screen.

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See?  It's that bad.

And no, my vision problems aren't the kind that come from drinking too many vodka/tonics in the club.  1) Because I'm WAY too old to be hanging out in the club.  2) I prefer vodka/cranberry.

My vision problems are the kind that come from getting... oh, must I say it?... older.  *gasp!*

I wanted to make an appointment for a vision exam, but those things don't come cheap!  And my new fall boots aren't going to buy themselves, you know.

Then I remembered that I got glasses when I started college.  Hey, maybe those could work now?

So I spent some quality nap time on Saturday digging through the attic instead.

And... YES!  I found them!

So, uh, whaddaya think?  Do they suit me?



I mean, I see the glasses in this photo, but where's my face?  I guess it's hidden behind those EXTRA LARGE LENSES.  Snorkeling, anyone?

Oh my gosh, somebody PLEASE tell me these glasses were fashionable in 1993.  Somebody?  Anybody?

So I did some research.  Surely I can find one example of these glasses being pure awesomeness back in the day.

Urkel had glasses then, along with a rather high waistline.  Bless his heart.  Okay, maybe not the best example to make me feel better about my college fashion choices.



What about Stephanie Tanner from Full House?  She got glasses... but, uh, then the entire class made fun of her for looking so dorky.  How rude!



And, of course, let's not forget about 90210 school journalist extraordinaire, Andrea Zuckerman.  Hey, if it was good enough for Brandon Walsh, then it was good enough for the frat boys at my college, right?

But, then again, Brandon only liked Andrea as a friend.  Ohhhhh... all those lonely Saturday nights are starting to make sense now.



But, wait.  What about Sally Jesse Raphael?

Okay, okay, fine.  Her glasses were ridiculous in any decade.  Whatever.



I can't even remember why I wanted glasses in the first place because my vision was fine then.

I think it was because I wanted to look like an intellectual when I started college.  And I knew that it was only a matter of time before I busted out the Running Man or the Sprinkler and everybody saw the real me.

My glasses were sort of like wearing a costume.  For a short while, I was cleverly disguised as a responsible, mature student.


I also think it was from all those years of watching Grease:
"Hey, you got glasses!"
"Yeah, don't you think they make me look smarter?"



But remember Rizzo's response?  "Nah, you can still see your face."

(I think that's what happened to me, too.)

Besides, I make a better Dance Walker than an intellectual anyway.



PhotobucketAfter my I'mma Ho post, I felt like it was my duty to collect weird names.  So if you're in the mood for some LOL fun, stop by my Facebook page and read all the comments about the cray-cray names that people named their kids!  Hilarious!

Please "like" the one you think is the best!  There's no actual prize for winning; it's just about the gloat of victory.

Oh, and if you haven't had a chance to "like" Werdyab Blog on Facebook yet, you can do that while you're there, too.  You know, if you want to.  Ahem.

45 comments:

  1. Hey! Check out Glasses USA. Once you have your prescription, the glasses are like $25-$35 INCLUDING LENSES. Yes, they paid me in free glasses to write a blog post two years ago. But those glasses are still working and are amazing! I promise. Super cheap, cute, and you won't look like Andrea anymore. Because who wants to look like a 30something year old high schooler?

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    1. Thanks, girl! I am going to have to check them out/ offer to blog for cool glasses! Thanks! :)

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  2. LOL what a cute post to wake up to!!

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  3. I wore fake glasses in my Chem. I class because there was no way I was going to wear the school's safety glasses. I was concerned that I'd look goofy. The year was 1992, so I looked goofy anyway. Now I'm cursed with needing them and accidentally purchased glasses from the Jessica Simpson line. I was horrified.

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    1. hahaha! Note to self: avoid the Jessica Simpson line the same way that she avoids learning that Chicken Under the Sea is actually tuna. Got it! :)

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  4. Glasses are so expensive! I ended up getting some and paid hundreds for them 4 years ago. I actually liked them! I was excited to wear them at work to see what my friends and colleagues thought. I got to work, put them on and the first person who saw me said, "OMG! You look like Sarah Palin!"
    I promptly put the glasses back in their case and NEVER wore them again. Don't stand too close to me. I'm a dangerous blind mess.

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  5. I'm blind without my glasses; I've worn them almost my whole life, and I've had some HUGE ones. As for whether or not they were ever fashionable... Unlikely, at least in my case.

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  6. I think they make you look "book smart"!!! Notice I didn't say "nerdy". That's coming from your (great) Aunt Faye LOL.

    Unfortunately I have to comment under "anonymous" cause I don't have one of "these" accounts!

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  7. I had Sally glasses in the 80's too! And yes, it's hard to realize you need specs. I finally broke down and got some reading/computer glasses. It's a pair of bifocals with computer distance on the top, readers on the bottom. I use them only at the computer, just leave them there. It's been a great help, b/c I have the 2 distances right there. My eyes had really begun to bother me. Now that I'm getting arthritis, which makes me feel REALLY, glasses don't seem like a big deal. :-)

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