My friend Michael came down to visit again this week (his weekend is in the middle of the week). He left work early and one of his co-workers asked where he was going? When Michael told him, co-worker asked "Oh, are you going to Jake's??" which is a gay bar in Olympia. "It should be poppin'" he added because it was Cinco de Mayo.
Anyway, when Michael told me about what his co-worker said, he was surprised to learn that I had been there on multiple previous occasions. It's the most hetero gay bar I've ever been to but it's pretty fun, so we decided to check it out. It turned out that there were $2 beers and $2 well drinks. Michael was driving so he just had a beer and I only had two vodka tonics. However, sometimes ... and this is where the TMI part comes in ... certain vodkas have a laxative effect for me. I'm not really sure which vodkas it is, so it's a bit of a roulette game for me. Cinco de Mayo was not my lucky night. We came back home, I felt fine. I fell asleep but woke up about 4am and my stomach was aching terribly! I managed to fall back asleep for a bit but starting at around 5am I had to wake up and run to the bathroom about every half hour or so until noon or so when it had finally flushed out of my system.
Practically pooping your pants is always awkward but especially when you have guests at your house. Luckily, I got better eventually and once I felt it was safe to be a fair distance away from a toilet, we decided to head down to Portland to visit some friends.
We met up with Mandi and Jeremy and they were starving so we went to The Original Taco House. We got drinks and some food (I had a tequila sunrise because I thought it wise to stay away from the vodka) and it was a pretty decent place despite looking hella sketch.
On the drive home from TOTH we saw this old Santa Claus-looking man canoodling with a much younger, scantily clad woman in a skeezy parking lot behind a gentlemen's club. We were terribly rude and tried to "discreetly" take camera phone pictures but the car was moving a bit fast so we made Jeremy casually drive through the parking lot for a closer look.