Thursday, July 05, 2012

Hot? Really? Hadn't Noticed...

I would like to post something, but all my mind keeps thinking is "It's hot.  HOT.  It's hot here."  Over and over, like a broken record.

Have I mentioned it is hot?

The prediction for Saturday is 104 degrees, people.  So I'm heading on down to Charlottesville, VA, where it will be a much cooler 103.  Yeah, I know.  I'm tempted to head the car north instead, but Mrs. G of Derfwad Manor will be at JenontheEdge's house; and I just cannot miss the party.

Also, this is payback for Larry's being away on my birthday.  He's supposed to be taking tomorrow off from work, so I can go.  But he's already trying to renege on the deal:


Larry: I'm taking the boys to the airport at 5; so I figured I would just swing by work.  I'll be home by 8.

Me: No.

Larry: I'll be home in plenty of time for you to leave!

Me: It's my BIRTHDAY.

Larry: (Confused look)

Me: Remember?  I don't want to be in charge of the morning stuff.  And you have to drive the band camp carpool.  It's my day off.

Larry: Oh. (Still confused)

Me: It's my BIRTHDAY.


It's unbelievable what I have to go through for some me-time around here.



[Thermometer image: Sun Sentinel]

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11 comments:

  1. I don't think I'm going to make it to the party, though I really want to go and am feeling quite torn about it. I don't know Mrs. G, so I'm afraid I'd feel like an imposter (the main reason I'd go would be to meet you), and our van has no AC. I already have to make one trip to the WV border to pick a kid from camp and I'm afraid I'll be kind of worthless after that. But you'll write about it, right?

    And happy birthday to you! Enjoy your me-time!

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  2. Happy Birthday!
    And have fun at the party--I'm wicked jealous. I had no idea YOU were going to be there too.

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  3. Happy Birthday, kick Larry's ass if he tries to wiggle out of any more of your birthday plans, and give my love to Jen!

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  4. Don't let him off the hook! I'm so glad you are going to the meet-up, I *know* it is going to be a boatload of fun. It makes me wish I was back there again! Except for the heat...

    It's supposed to be 101 here on Sunday, and we don't have A/C. But wait! There is A/C in the minivan. I think I might need to take a long drive...

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  5. Oh boy, I can't wait to read the blogs about this party!

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  6. You go girl!!!! I hope you have a fab time - I am so jealous. Jennifer Jo, just go! I hate hate hate that I had to miss both the GA and the NC one...grrr...!!!!

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  7. I would totally put up with 103 degree temps to hang out with you, Mrs. G and Jen. Totally.

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  8. So glad you are heading over to Jen's to see Mrs. G. What a great birthday present. Really, Larry should be thanking you for making it so simple for him!

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  9. You need to train that man up! I just tell mine I'm leaving all the time lol cya! Helps that the youngest is 9 though, he's the only one that we don't let stay home alone.

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  10. This sounds so ridiculously familiar. I hope you had a fabulous birthday!

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