Sunday, January 6, 2008

Three steps behind

That's how I feel, three steps behind my brain. I keep thinking of all I need to do and I'm not getting much of it done.

In case you are one of...gosh...maybe the 2? people out there who don't read Braska's blog, here's a rundown of my last couple weeks.

12/22-To St. Louis for Christmas weekend. Home on 12/25.
12/26-Back to St. Louis to take Braska to GI for granulation. Home on 12/29.
1/2-Back to St. Louis to take Braska to GI for granulation...again. Home on 1/3.
That's 18 hours of driving right there.

That might have something to do with my being behind. Possible. And it looks like another trip is going to be in order in a few days unless something changes very quickly. Better get to the library to get some more books on CD.

Yesterday, I kicked my husband and daughter out of the house for several hours. That's the only way I can get real work done around here. They have to be gone. So they went and hung out with some friends and I got through 3 1/2 rooms. That even included sneaking away to meet the girls at Toro for a quick lunch. Even mopped the kitchen...and that NEVER happens anymore. So sad. I'm glad I made some headway though. It's a start.

Today, we had a bit of a late start, so we hit second service at church, then lunch with friends(Toro, of course), then home for a quick nap for the kiddo and the husband (and a peek at football for me) then to a movie with those same friends, then M went to Sunday Night Magic (yes, if you're counting, that's three nights a week now...but that's for another post), and I went to a friend's to do a bit of treasure hunting, you might say. Now we're home, it's 9 pm, Braska's asleep in her car seat, so I'm leaving her for the moment. She still needs to be fed once more, changed, etc. But I'm stealing a minute to sit and relax, check the email, and throw up a post.

I'm not usually a basic daily play-by-play kind of blogger, but for now, it will do. I didn't want you to think I've been slacking off or anything!

What did you do today?

7 comments:

  1. You are in luck! The new library opens on Wednesday. Plus did you know that you can reserve/request stuff on-line. It is really nice then you just pick it up. We do it with movies all the time. You probably know this:-)

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  2. Busy, busy! Glad you could watch a bit of football! Don't want to seem picky, but you might say, "Upload a post" rather than "throw up a post." Just to protect the squeamish.

    Oh yeah, I set up an appt of one vehicle to be inspected, one van to get a new windshield (so it can be inspected), dealt with the car insurance folks, wrote bunches of thank you notes, & did a lot of email correspondence, commented on Braska's blog, etc. etc.

    Oh,you didn't MEAN you REALLY wanted to know what I'd done today? Sorry......

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  3. ....ha, tell Braska her other Grampa Rod is a funny one too! V

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  4. Well, what did I do today? I spent eight-ish hours with fifteen fresh-faced new college graduates at corporate training for my brand-spanking new job. I'm trying to hide the facts that I went to school forever and am OLD. They are all 22, you know. But I did sneak home for lunch and watched part of "Top that Party" or something about extravagant parties. I also got a haircut that I'm still deciding if I like. And I fed the guinea pig several carrots and pieces of yellow bell pepper. Aren't you glad you asked:)

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  5. Karen K--I do need to go by there to see the new place...it looks good from the outside.

    Dad--Didn't think about my verbage with the posting..sorry. And yeah, I was hoping I'd get the actual schedule of readers.

    Aunt V--Can't have too many funny grandpas I don't think.

    Mary--That's an interesting day... and if YOU are old...*sigh* I give up. Congrats on the new job!! I look forward to hearing more about it. Ah, the pigs...give them some lettuce for me too.

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  6. Sometimes play by plays are needed when your getting overwhelmed if nothing else but to vent. I love reading Braska's blog, but I've been super busy too. I haven't been able to visit all my favorites. I'm hoping it all slows down soon.

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  7. phew
    I got tired just reading that!

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