Saturday, June 5, 2010
Saturday List- The Week That Was
*I worked at the pool two days. (It was the perfect work schedule!)
*Even with sunscreen, I have a pink glow to the legs. I sit in the shade. Only the fronts of my legs are pink. Reflection off the water while I'm cleaning?!! Now, I need a bit of color on the flip side. My legs look weird.
*I read Janet Evanovich's "Plum Spooky" and Kathryn Stockett's "The Help." And I promised the Mr. I wouldn't start a book on Friday, his day off. I guess he'd like for me to answer questions and talk to him once in awhile. Who knew?
*I planted my flowers out front. Then I couldn't breathe during the night and slept in the recliner. What is the pollen count? *sigh*
*I ran a mile yesterday morning. My first day back at it since the fall I took on May 6th. All of my medical tests were fine. I take that as a sign that I am good to go.
*After I ran, I couldn't breathe most of the morning. Pass the Claritin. *double sigh*
*I finally watched "The Blind Side." It was a four kleenex movie, but all those tears emptied my sinuses. I can breathe again. I think I'm on to something here.
*I shopped at a consignment store and found a cute dress for $6.00. I love a bargain. I'm not sure it has been worn before.
*Today is garage sale day in Tiny Town. Travel is scary. Most streets are full of cars parked poorly. I'd ride my bike, but that is scary, too. Bargain hunters don't pay much attention to driving. They are too busy looking for the next sale.
*Baxter is learning not to bite. A squirt in the face from a spray bottle of water seems to be working. (At least he is afraid of the bottle now.)
*Have I mentioned that Baxter discovered a new treat? Pigs ears. One of the cousins had one for her dog at the reunion and Baxter claimed ownership. We bought him his own when we got home and he has spent the entire week enjoying that thing. (Though it is rather disgusting looking.) Is it real pig? I don't know. I don't want to know. All I know is that it has kept him busy.
*Today I am headed to a funeral and a wedding. Two former students are getting married. They are good kids. One of the perks of being a teacher is when two great students start a new home together. As for the funeral-- remember me telling you about the senior boy whose Mom had died last fall? When he was the speaker at graduation, his dad was in the hospital. Dad died this week. I can't imagine being 18 and losing both of your parents. My heart breaks for him and for his big brothers.
*I'm also catching up on blogs and starting a new book. Shhh.....don't tell the Mr. I'll let him be surprised tonight when he gets home. Surprised? Yeah right!
It may be vacation, but it has been a hectic week. I'm still waiting on the slower pace.