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!