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Saturday, September 17, 2011

On the Waterfront

Ug. Another sick day. Because I did WAY Too much on Thursday, I kept Friday to a minimum. I got up at 5:25am, took Jake to Seminary, slept, drove home, got Tom on the bus, took Eme and Joe and Jim to the bus, visited with the ladies (because likely that would be all of my social time for the day), and came back home, exhausted. Ready for a nap. I sat down on my couch in my room with my pillow and blanket, and in wanders Jake, who had missed the bus. Crap.

So I load up in the car, and drive him to Austin High. And drop him off a block from the school so he can walk part of the way. hehe. Gotta learn a lesson in there somewhere, right?

I head back home, and had some quality time with my couch/tv. I watched several TV show episodes, and at 10am, fell asleep on the couch. And then moved to my bed. And slept till around 12:30pm.

And felt a tad better when I woke up. I had lunch, and just lounged around on the couch watching TV. I thought about pulling out my laptop, but just couldn't find the energy. And Thursday night I forgot to load my store. I was totally gonna do it today. But nope, I was a major slacker. OK, so I was just sick. We'll blame it on the sick... Maybe on Saturday.

At 2pm, Amanda came and picked me up, and we went to Sonic for a drink. And she swung by Starbucks to get some coffee ground. I got me a RT 44 Diet Dr Pepper, easy ice, and she got a RT 44, Dr Pepper Cherry Vanilla, extra ice. To each his own, right? hehe. And we headed back to post, singing loudly (and badly - I was TOTALLY loosing my voice) the whole way. Gotta love having friends you can totally be yourself with, right?

At 3:10pm, Tom came home. And at 3:30pm, I had him go to the bus and pick up the other kids. And I retreated back to my bedroom to veg some more. I didn't feel quite so crappy when I was just laying around. I left the kids with VERY simple instructions. Have a snack. Play or watch electronics. DO NOT MAKE A MESS. That was the only criteria for the afternoon. hehe. For the most part, they did pretty good.

At 5:15, I came out and made everyone tuna sandwiches. And then at 5:40, I started getting ready for Soccer. Eme and Joe both had games. And Leo was coming with us tonight, then spending the night afterwords. I was gonna leave Jake and Tom and Jim home to have free time. Sounded like a plan.

Well, Jake was being a bit frisky, and I didn't feel good about leaving him home with Tom and Jim unsupervised, so I made him come with me. There's a Youth Center where we were having the games. So I got the kids situated at their fields, Jake signed into the Youth Center, and I went and sat to watch Eme's game. And it was SO long. hehe. I tried to sleep in my chair, but the other parents were cheering SO loud, it was kinda hard to sleep. Hmpf!

I got to chat on the phone with my dad for a bit, and that was real nice. Soon, Eme's game was over, and Joe/Leo's game was starting. So I crossed the field, and went to watch their game. The Youth Center had closed a little after 7pm, so Jake was with me. And he was bored, but was still being good. Around 7:45pm, he decided to walk home.

Eme had fun playing with the other siblings, and I kinda half watched the game, half slept. Well, zoned out, really. It was getting chilly (82), and I was glad that I'd brought a jacket. hehe. After what seemed like FOR-EV-ER, it was finally time to go. I gathered up all the kids, and we headed back home.

Joe and Eme and Leo got a big snack, and the other kids were home watching Star Trek. I retreated to my room, and I'm gonna have them go to bed around 9:30 or so. I'm gonna lay on my couch and watch some more TV, I think. And hope that I feel better tomorrow! I should, after my day of rest, right?

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Great beach layout, Sharon! I miss the beach!


Tink said...

I hope you are feeling better soon.
Thank you for the freebie, Love your art!!

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 10 post on Sep. 17, 2011. Thanks again.

Shelly said...

I hope you felt much better today. Isn't it amazing how easily you get cold when you live in a warm place? I'm the same way.

Thanks for the fabulous word art. Hugs!!!