Breakfast for Dinner | All Blogs


We accept your rose, Juan Pablo

By Melinda Mawdsley

Rachel is well-read and well-cultured. She cans jam, knits sweaters and uses large words comfortably in daily settings.

But she had never seen "The Bachelor."

 

 

On Monday, Jan. 6, Rachel had this and other revelations during the season premiere of “The Bachelor,” which I talked her into watching, so I could live tweet her thoughts about seeing dozens of women fight for the attention of one man on national TV, while crying about how much they loved him after four hours and copious amounts of wine.

 

 

That tweet was mine. I’m kind of an expert. I’ve watched every season, including “The Bachelorette,” because I’m a sucker for fairy tale romances, even though you could make an argument this show ventured to CrazyTown years ago.

Plus, it’s also fun to watch the dates in awesome locations with crazy TV budgets.

I gave Rachel the basic rundown of the first night:

1. The woman will arrive individually and do something to stand out. You will like some. Others will confuse and/or annoy you. Remove logic. Seriously, all of it. Stop thinking!

 


2. The women — mostly in their 20s — will spend hours in the same house with cases of wine and seemingly no food fighting for time to talk to Juan Pablo.


3. He will ask his favorites to “Accept this rose” to continue on this “journey” with him toward true love.


4. There will be tears. Lots and lots of tears, and you will wonder why.

 

 

Rachel, YOU FORGOT RULE 4!

If you are a fan of the show, or just want mild entertainment with no context, access my tweets from the first night via my Twitter account: @gj_outandabout. We’ll be on Twitter every Monday through the season because Rachel's all in. We are taking this crazy journey with Juan Pablo.

This is Rachel's inaugural trek.

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
Peak Color
By Ann Driggers
Monday, October 20, 2014

Lack of water impeding late season gardening efforts
By Penny Stine
Monday, October 20, 2014

Online Consignment Shopping
By Julie Norman
Friday, October 17, 2014

KAFM Films Concert for Internet Release
By David Goe
Friday, October 17, 2014

Band on the Rise: In The Whale
By David Goe
Friday, October 17, 2014


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy