Thursday, November 08, 2007

My 40th And A Half Year And 18th Day Birthday Celebration!

Back in April I turned 40. I was suppose to have a nice mom weekend away with my best friend to celebrate. It never happened due to some plague the Schmitty household was infected with.

Well last night was a make-up night out. My best friend, sister-in-law, a friend of my sister-in-law, and I went to the Daughtry/Bon Jovi concert. Now, I am a HUGE fan of Daughtry, he's my boyfriend, you know. I even have his picture plastered on my wall by my computer. Okay, I am robbing the cradle, but so what? I can dream can't I? He's just such a great singer and quite yummy too.

I also think Mr. Bon Jovi is quite easy on the eyes. He actually is getting better with age. And let me tell you, he looks mighty fine in those black jeans he wears on stage! *Fanning myself*

So get this, we arrived at the concert and couldn't find our section. We passed section 7 and then the lounge and then got to section 9. Where did section 8 go? Our section was MIA. We asked at the entrance to the lounge. Section 8 was through the lounge....OH YES, how convenient was this? We pause for drinks as we make way to our seats in rows 22 and 23.

The usher took our tickets and put them in his pocket. He pulled out a small stack of tickets from a different pocket and handed 4 to us. WHAT?! What's going on? My SIL, began arguing with him. "SHUSH!" I said. He's giving us BETTER seats!! So from rows 22 and 23 of the first level we moved on down to the 1st row of the first level!! In my honest opinion, we had a better view than most of the floor seats because we were a little higher up. WE COULD SEE THE SWEAT ON JON BON JOVI'S BROW!! How awesome is that?

Both sets were amazing. We were dancing and screaming like teenagers. I had the best time. We even got some free drinks from an older gentleman that was being VERY generous with the female patrons at the bar. Sweet guy, but he's gonna be pissed when he gets his Visa bill next month!

Though I think not as pissed as he probably was if he hooked up with the blonde at the bar. He was chatting up the fair haired one and buying shots of some clear liquid. Suddenly the blonde hair was tucked behind an ear and the face was turned our way. I almost spit out my beer. I turned to my friend and said, "That's a dude!" No.Doubt.In.My.Mind.

So here is my weak attempt at a poem-like dedication to that lovely couple using Bon Jovi's song list from last night:

LAST NIGHT you were BORN TO BE MY BABY. We drifted off the LOST HIGHWAY, the SUMMERTIME an old MEMORY. OLDER than you, WHO SAYS it's BAD MEDICINE? IT'S MY LIFE and WE GOT IT GOIN' ON. Let's RUNAWAY this SATURDAY NIGHT, ANY OTHER DAY just won't do. RAISE YOUR HANDS and say a PRAYER, I'll be all you've ever WANTED. LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME...whoa...hold on Nellie! Is that a roll of quarters in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? I'll be the LAST MAN STANDING cause you give love a BAD NAME, so....HAVE A NICE DAY!

16 comments:

Annie said...

I'm SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Jealous!

That is one combination of rockers I would LOVE to see live!

Glad you had an awesome night :)

Leigh said...

I too and SOOOOOO Jealous. I grew up on BOn JOvi and am now a huge Daughtry fan. I know that was a rocking concert!

Karly said...

Bon Jovi isn't my thing, but it sounds like you had a GREAT time. And that Daughtry guy? HAWT. (I'd never heard of him...I am a loser.)

Shelli said...

I've been to countless Bon Jovi concerts, and I never got the elusive front row tickets (although I know they've been doing that for years!) How cool is that, you must have been excited!

Laura said...

You Rock!

*~*Cece*~* said...

Souds like you guys had SO much fun!

BlondeMomBlog (Jamie) said...

OK I am officially jealous! How awesome is that!! Sounds like the belated celebration was worth the wait. I haven't seen Jon Bon Jovi in concert but I want, too. (And my 5-year-old loves him, too!)

Glad you are celebrating 40 like a rock star!

meleah rebeccah said...

So Jealous! and Holy GREAT TIME you had!

HAPPY BE LATED 40th BIRTHDAY


(ps... I heart Daughtry)

Pendullum said...

From the sounds of the blog...
THIS moment was well worth the wait...
Happy belated 40th...

Zephra said...

Hey, maybe he knew it was a guy... Oh yeah and Bon Jovi is still hot.

suchsimplepleasures said...

oh how i love bon jovi. since i was a wee little child in high school! i saw him, once, a few years ago and he was awesome! i hope you had a great time! very jealous!

Kim of Kim & Jason said...

Good for you for having such a fun night!!

You're such a great example to other moms who are now thinking, "I need to call my BFF and get something on the calendar!"

When's your next night out?

Life As I Know It said...

Very cool!!

Sounds like an amazing time.

And happy belated birthday!

Liz said...

Wishing you a very happy belated birthday - however, I am a bit envious - okay, I'm SOOOOO FRICKIN' JEALOUS, right now!

Lainey-Paney said...

...bon jovi HAS aged well...

Jill said...

Okay-you must live in Jersey. We saw Bon Jovi on October 30th at "The Rock" he is hot as h-ll! Yes, yes-like a fine wine-he's getting so much better with age!