My Greatest Enemy is My Inner Me

This blog will tell the story of an up-and-coming young black man in his 20's

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Mack and the BEAN's talk

What's going on out there the blogworld....Sorry to keep you all waiting.

Well over the weekend, I took a lil' trip to the East Coast. Boston, to be exact. Home to two of my favorite bloggers, Missy the Negropino and Dynasty. This was my first time on a trip by myself so I was very excited, and a little nervous as well. I'm not the best flyer, so any little jerk and sounds of fans and engines going off and on makes my palms sweat as if there were microscopic sprinklers in them. The flight didn't start off well at first because as I'm going to my seat, I see some snot nosed kid lampin' in my seat. I'm calm about it, politely telling him that I'm assigned for this seat. He tells me the same thing. So then one of the flight attendants verifies my information, and agrees that I should sit there. But this kid is some special person apparently, and I would have to be moved somewhere else. Of course, the plane was packed, but they found me a seat next to the window. Ok, cool. BUT, this is a plane that features 3 seats on one side, and the window seat was next to a woman and her 3 year old child. For some reason, her husband was not seated with them, but behind them in a middle seat. So he asks if he could sit in by the window seat with his family, and I'll take the ever so popular (NOT) middle seat. I oblige, sort of reluctantly. At this point, I didn't care, I just wanted to get on and get the plane ride over with. But I kept my calm, and the husband was very grateful. As a matter of fact, he hands me his business card and mentions that he is director of broadcasting for the Minnesota Timberwolves, and to email him if I'm ever interested in any tickets. That's why I always keep my calm. Well at least I try.............

On Saturday night, Dynasty, her boy Skinny G (from the Brothers Man Law blog) and Missy take me to a nice italian eatery named Stella. This is a far cry from Harold's Chicken around my crib, I tell ya. Most of the food on the menu is written in Italian. "Damn can I just get some chicken fingers and call it a night?", I thought to myself. LOL. But we had a fun time, and the food was excellent. I had Chicken Cacciatore and some kind of bread thing I couldn't figure out. I also had a drink. Raspberry something that was strong, and of course I'm not a drinker. Skinny G is a sports editor and I love sports and know about a lot of sportswriters, as does he, so it made for great conversation.

After dinner, Dynasty's friend had a party not too far from Stella. The only thing is that her friend is gay, and you all know I'm not the biggest fan of gay males. But this is going to be interesting, so I was down.
We get there, and I tell you, I felt like I was in a Queer as Folk episode. For real. Guys hugged up, kissing on one another and holding hands and talking in lisps. (LOL). I didn't want no one to mistake me for fairy so I tried to hang around either Dynasty or Missy as much as possible. I'm going to need a drink. LOL. There is some lemonade that is spiked with vodka, so I begin to sip on that. Dynasty is being the social butterfly, and Missy says she wanted to go outside for some air so I went out there on the stoop and chilled with the Negropino.

I have another spiked lemonade.
I'm feeling real good.
I'm saying what up to every body walking in and out of the door.
I have another spiked lemonade.
I'm feeling REAL good now.

Missy pours some of her lemonade into mine and I'm like hold up! I went to go stand and felt a lil wooziness. I think I'll stop while I'm ahead. I hate when I get a naseous feeling and I absolutely hate to vomit, so I chilled out from the sippin'. I was tipsy, but I was well aware when I heard one of the "guys" say to me and Missy "Downstairs is where you talk, and upstairs is "come fuck me in my hole".

"Yep, full chromed for situations like this" - Notorious BIG

It was time to go. LOL.

As if I thought the evening couldn't get more interesting, we all go to a club called Vertigo, which was crazy packed. There was an upstairs and a downstairs. Dynasty decided to stay upstairs at the bar and "mingle", so Missy takes me downstairs where they are bumpin and grinding. There was a carribean festival in town, so the reggae music was abundant on this night, but the DJ didn't leave out any of today's bangers. Missy tried to get me to drink a long island ice tea with her, but I had one sip and that 'ish was strong. I had to pass up before I pass out. LOL. So after about an hour or so of leanin' wit it, 2 steppin', and snapping fingers, Skinny G come up to me like "We gotta go", because Dynasty had a ......well um lets just say "wardrobe malfunction" . LOL. I'll let her tell you all about that on her blog.
It was 2 am and I was spent. The night is over. Time to catch up on some zzzz's.

SUNDAY is here, and I was supposed to go on a tour of Fenway Park, but mother nature decides to put a damper on my plans for that as it rained the entire day. Not to worry, because I still had my share of sunshine when Missy and Dynasty joined me for some brunch at some small place called Mike's Diner, which specializes in breakfast and is only open from 6am-3pm. This must be a happenin' spot because it too was also packed with Bostonians. And after eating there, I see why. Ain't nothing like steak eggs and grits! LOL!
So after catching itis, I'm ready to take a nap now. We were supposed to go see the movie Idlewild, but after hearing not so great reviews (a critic referred to it as Idle-mild), we just went against it. So I guess you can say that Sunday wasn't as action packed, but then again aren't Sundays supposed to be easy goin'?..............

Unfortunately, all good things come to an end, and I was dropped off early at the airport on Monday morning. But it gave me a lot of time to reflect back. I must say, that my lack of activity over the summer was more than compensated for from this past weekend. I got to kick it with 2 lovely ladies for a weekend. What more could a guy ask for? So hugs and kisses, pounds and handshakes, and all that stuff to Missy and Dynasty. And I can't forget Skinny G. Good Luck when you run for prez (LOL)......

And just to make sure I wasn't dreaming, I have pics below............enjoy.....

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Thanks for Reading,
Robert Mack


Blogger NegroPino™ said...

I told u how to do it...:) I cant wait to see them...the secrets out now....ANd yes i had fun..too bad it rained but at least Saturday was nice.

Tue Aug 29, 12:22:00 PM  
Blogger NegroPino™ said...

Im mad my 2 favorite pics didnt show up...with your raggely ass camera........

Tue Aug 29, 12:23:00 PM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

LOL! You painted a very colorful picture of the gay party...LOL! It wasn't nearly as touchy-feely as you made it sound... LOL! You must admit they were very funny, though. Champagne James actually asked me for my lipgloss...LOL!

Thanks for being a good sport. My co-worker would have killed me if I hadn't showed up.

Good times...

Tue Aug 29, 12:26:00 PM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

I just noticed the picture of me dancing try to imitate the video at my house isn't on there. What happened to that picture?

Tue Aug 29, 12:34:00 PM  
Anonymous MzNewAgenda said...

Great pics!!!! Sounds like a cool weekend

Tue Aug 29, 12:35:00 PM  
Blogger Miz JJ said...

You guys looked like you had a great time. And see...hanging out with the gays didn't kill ya. Who'd a thunk it?

Tue Aug 29, 02:46:00 PM  
Blogger 1969 said...

Great pictures! Looks like you guys had a fun time. Three fly folks.

Tue Aug 29, 03:07:00 PM  
Blogger JoJo D. said...

Hey Rob! I was just catching up with your posts! Y'all are some good looking people, out having fun, shaking your groove thang, LOL! Glad you had a good time. Are you still planning on coming to Dallas in November? I might not be able to imbibe on the alcoholic spirits, but, if you come, I'll definitely show you a good time.

Hey, your weight loss is going great. I'm just now losing the 2 pounds I gained in water weight last month, but already I feel so much better. I'm working harder each day, working with the hand weights and the intense aerobics. I might not lose any weight but I sho' be sweating up a tropical storm around here! I love it! I'm supposed to be shedding at least 30 pounds of upper body weight (yes, the boobs have me top heavy. I'ma keep it real, LOL!). I can't wait. The next five to six months I'm looking forward to because then I'll be heading under the knife, reshaping and contouring me back to my youthful appearance and glow, LOL!

Goodluck to us both and I'll talk to you later!

Tue Aug 29, 04:23:00 PM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

Yep..oh well...the world knows ones were you favorites? I might have them....I know the one of me and you someone got deleted by accident...

Yea, ok...that party was just like I said it! yeah C.James was something else....but you had them dudes talking about you looked so good they thought about going straight again!!!! I put the pic up of you dancing, i'm sure you've seen it was a great time..too damn quick though

New New
It really was....I was a lil down on the plane ride home cuz I wasn't ready to leave...

Miz JJ
Only because I had a few drinks in me and Missy kept me company most of the time while Dynasty was mingling...

Hey you...first time here? Welcome...thanks...3 fly people huh? Wow, thanks babe...Wait, can't forget about the 4th, the boy Skinny G..

jojo d.
Hey you!!! I hope all is well (really)...I think I'm coming down in October when I get some more time from my 2nd job, we'll see...especially with you and my girl Nsane Lee Sane down there (and Luvin Me, and someone I can't think of at the moment)...yeah there may be a Dallas version in my future.....I'm going to blog about the blogger fit club on thursday sometime, i was actually a bit suprised when I got on the scale this morning...

Tue Aug 29, 04:45:00 PM  
Blogger T. Cas said...

LMAO @ the gay party. You a better man than me.. I mighta had to wait in the car... unless there were lesbians there. LOL

Damn, good looking Black people all over the place. I can dig it.

Is it wrong that I'm about to check out Dynasty's blog cuz of how she looks? I dont really care if its superficial. That's the real. LOL

Tue Aug 29, 04:52:00 PM  
Blogger Phoenix said...

Sounds like you had a great time! did anyone aske you for your number at the party? LOL

Tue Aug 29, 04:59:00 PM  
Blogger DivineLavender said...

I am glad someone had a great weekend. Bloggers meet up?


Tue Aug 29, 05:31:00 PM  
Blogger Nika Laqui said...

Damn you was big pimpin....

I hope/wish you fulfilled yo fantasy and if I was a man...I woulda pulled it...

Too bad you ain't come to the Bloggers Convention, but we had a ball, I know I did...

But Nameliar didn't she got hit with a scoop...but I never had a food fight and it didn't get in my hair so I had fun, plus I was Busted(drunk)!!!!

I didn't read this blog just looked at the pics, cause I'm BUSTED right now and I'm entertaining company....

Tue Aug 29, 06:40:00 PM  
Blogger Mr.Slish said...

HOLD UP!!! Young Rob!!!Noooo where in this post did you mention a hotel, motel or bed and breakfast,,,WTF you must think i'm slow. Who did you stay with BOY!

You went wayyyy out to boston just to kick it!!! Lyin ass!!! Both of yall busted!!!.Qouting Keith Sweat " Something Something Juuust aiiiint riiight.." lol...

Two good looking single people + alcohol= Heavy petting and breathing. Must think Uncle Slish fell on his head...

Rob you know how to reach me...

Tue Aug 29, 08:14:00 PM  
Blogger Tenacious said...

Rob I'm glad, it seemed like you had MAD fun....LOL...see I am not the only one who hates flying *lol*

there's no place like Harold's...sorry

umm very interesting description but um what you know 'bout Queer as Folks? I watched that show faithfully every Sunday night *lol*

Wed Aug 30, 12:28:00 AM  
Blogger The Mistress said...

Whooo wee Mack! You look adorable in those pics! HAWT-STUFF! Sounds like you had a great time!

I'm th polar opposite of you though....I love planes and I love flying! I wanna learn to fly a plane one day. That's my mission.

P.S Queer as Folk was the shit! I loved Brian and Justin's little romance. Trust me, rent the DVD's and you'll learn to love the gays. LOL. They are grrreat. I advise all heterosexual black men to go rent those DVD'S. Do it! You will learn to like the gays and before you say it... NO renting it doesn't make you "gay".

Wed Aug 30, 02:24:00 AM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

Slish: You are a mess. You are over here trying to stir up trouble. Get your mind out of the gutter. STOP IT! LOL!

Wed Aug 30, 07:29:00 AM  
Blogger Mr.Slish said...

@ Dy..Can't stop won't stop..Lyin to us Africans like that....I will find out the

Wed Aug 30, 07:50:00 AM  
Blogger Bklyn Diva said...

LMAO... looks like u had a good time!!! glad you had fun but anyplace with Missy andyou bound to have a ball.. she just like dat LOL

shout out to dynasty.. you a pretty lady ma

and errr I always have time for you.. :)

Wed Aug 30, 08:58:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

The only way I was able to do it was because I was sippin. Otherwise I might have waited in the whip. LOL...
Dynasty is nice, huh? Why you think I'm cheesin' in the pics bruh?

I had a nice time, and FORTUNATELY no one asked for my number. LOL.

Divine Lavender
Yeah it was definitely an're in Chicago right? we need to get a chi-town function going..nsane kinda had one before she left, but I had to work

Hey YOU!!! I was just telling Missy that I was to call you to make e'thing was ok with you...good to see you on the blog...
Big Pimpin? Naw, not at all.....wait if your talking about THAT fantasy, then not sure if it would ever happen, but its still on my to do list..but just hanging out with them, that was a fantasy in itself..

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I stayed in a cozy spot. And for the record, it was 3 single people,....just sayin....LOL..

I used to love flying as a kid, but after 9/11 I dont enjoy it like I once did...I love Harolds, 5 wings extra mild
I saw Queer as Folk once just to see what it was all about, and I was done after that one episode

Hey babe! Thanks for the compliments...Now its your turn (with the pics, lol)
You like flying huh? Just dont be like jfk jr you know...female pilot, thats kinda hot...naw I cant mess with renting queer as folk

Yeah Slish is trying to fish huh? The ocean is quite maaaaan did I have fun.

Bk Diva
Missy is my girl for life!! She made me feel really welcome, her crazy ass was trying to get me tore up! I couldnt mess with that Long Isl ice tea....stop messing with me, you dont have time for me, 2 jobs , school and a full time moms? LOL...I wanna see you keep that pace up, for real..

Wed Aug 30, 09:32:00 AM  
Blogger NegroPino™ said...

I look fat in them pics :(

Wed Aug 30, 09:45:00 AM  
Blogger Miz JJ said...

"I stayed in a cozy spot. And for the record, it was 3 single people,....just sayin....LOL.."

Oh really...very kinky. When do we get to see those pics. Lol.

Wed Aug 30, 09:54:00 AM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

T.Cass: I hope you stick around and become a regular reader :)

BK Diva: You're so kind with the compliments...

Miz JJ: You and Slish need to stay out the gutter...LOL! Can't we just hang out without all the hanky-panky?! LOL!

BTW: Missy...I'm not trying to hear your know you hurting, stop it with that fat crap!

Wed Aug 30, 10:17:00 AM  
Blogger Msnhim said...

Glad to hear a good time was had by all! Nice picks by the way.

Wed Aug 30, 10:59:00 AM  
Blogger TTD said...

cool pics..sounds like you had a great time.. at least you get some free tix out the deal :-)

Wed Aug 30, 12:01:00 PM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

You look lovely. What are you talking about? The one pic was just me catching you at an awkward stand, thats all....

Miz JJ
LOL.....I *don't* think I meant it in that way....

Preach!!!! (to negropino)

Yes it was....thanks for the compliments on the pics...i had more but they didn't come out or got deleted by accident somehow..

I know right, I'm looking for his card now...Bulls vs T-Wolves sounds like a plan right there...

Wed Aug 30, 12:46:00 PM  
Blogger Knockout Zed said...

If y'all don't tell the story, I'll make some shit up and call it the truth!


Wed Aug 30, 01:43:00 PM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

Zed, you and Slish have already made some shit up and swear it's the truth, so....

Wed Aug 30, 02:12:00 PM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!! Damn man yall are something else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why can't a brotha who had a free weekend hang out with some blogger buddies? nothing more, nothing less...

You know how that goes....

Wed Aug 30, 03:00:00 PM  
Blogger Zeezy4Sheezy said...

I didn't Boston was crackin like that!!

Thu Aug 31, 08:37:00 AM  
Blogger Tenacious said...

@ Mr Mack

LOL I don't mean for folks to set aside special time to read my blog...I'm just a chatty grandmother says that all the time

actually I'll be back the 9th until the 17th...we should hang then you can talk about me on your

I wasn't talking about all men, just the ones I have had the displeasure of introducing to Ms Kitty, oh trust I know men who can do both quite well ;-)

I'm just going to assume lol you're telling me you lays the smackdown in the

Thu Aug 31, 12:22:00 PM  
Blogger Miz JJ said...

I'm just teasing. It's just hard to believe so many attractive people got together and nothing happened. But if you way so....

Thu Aug 31, 01:18:00 PM  
Blogger ChezNiki said...

@RMack-You lookin' kinda right in those pics, Partna!
Let me find out they got Chocolate like that in Chicago!

Thu Aug 31, 03:38:00 PM  
Blogger Royce's Daughter said...

Mr. Mack you one sexy chocolate something or another...Whew Lawd!!! You lucky you like a son to me now LOL!!

BUT you ain't a son to Dynasty and you two look divine together *wink* so WTF is up? Ya'll two pissin me off.

Dynasty...absolutely GORGEOUS usual. Missy is very pretty was looking good with two beautiful women on your arm wasn't you my child...*sigh* you make me so proud!!

Glad ya'll had fun and next time someone betta invite me...Oh so what ya'll think I won't fly to Boston?? LOL!!

Thu Aug 31, 03:43:00 PM  
Blogger 1969 said...

You already know that I am with Mr. Slish. I peeped that no mention of "they picked me up at the Hotel" or anything else. Yup.

We'll get to the bottom of it soon enough. ;)

Tall, chocolate drop, Missy the fly negropino and my lovely Soror and Mr. Smooth, skinny G....yeah...something went down between someone. I'm just saying.

Thu Aug 31, 04:37:00 PM  
Blogger The Phoenix aka ThatGirlTam said...

HAHAHAHAHA...I came over here to crack on your for the comment you left on my page about having "big fun" - but DAYUM...sounds like YOU had BIGGER FUN!! HAHAHAHA I would've LOVED to see the look on your face when you heard you were going to a gay dude's party! AHAHAHAHA!!

I personally think that the WCBH has started a little trend of Bloggers meeting up on a regular! That's LOVELY!! Looks like you guys had fun...perhaps we'll take our show on the road one of these days!!

Oh yeah...and we DID have BIG FUN last weekend at my party! HAHAHAHA!!

Thu Aug 31, 05:16:00 PM  
Blogger The Phoenix aka ThatGirlTam said...

oops! Crack on YOU (not your)

Thu Aug 31, 05:17:00 PM  
Blogger Bklyn Diva said...

lol @ mack.. love check this.. my kids are 8 and 12.. I'm not a rookie to the game.. LOL been doing this for years now :0).. and I ain't dead yet.. *wink*.. sooo see if YOU can keep up to the pace..

*holla at ya girl*

Fri Sep 01, 10:24:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

New entry in a lil while today....getting some work ish situated

I didn't either...until now..

As for whether I'm good in the sack, I'll never

Miz JJ
LOL.....too funny...

Thanks sweetie!!! Yeah its a few of us chocolate bruhs out here, but they aint like me!!!

I'm blushing for real...LMAO @ the statement "Yall two are pissin me off".....Just friends....Just friends....

Man I swear I've never laughed so hard from comments!!! For real!!!! What more can I say?......I love yall...

The Phoenix aka Tam
I was hesitant at first, and a lot of dudes told me I was a trooper for going thru wasn't bad, but then again I was with Missy for the most part, and I was sippin too...yeah I think you all did set the trend huh?

Bk Diva
8 and 12??? Wait hold on, I thought you were only 27 like me? If so, you wasn't playin! LOL! Yeah you're no rookie I see...I'm trying hard with the 2 jobs I have...

Fri Sep 01, 10:46:00 AM  
Blogger *snake*bite* said...

Damn, u lot had fun.
I should have been there
Also got a bone to pick wit u mack!
Wassup with tha - u haven't written for a week and when i write it dont get read.
U know i cant hate tho.
So glad y'all had a ball.
Dont forget to stop by...

Fri Sep 01, 04:24:00 PM  
Blogger Organized Noise said...

Now I am even more excited about taking my trip to Boston.

Fri Sep 01, 08:12:00 PM  

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