What a Day

February 29, 2008 at 11:26 pm 1 comment

Yesterday and today were hard days.  I won’t lie to you.  Hormones were wacky, tears flowed watching home improvement shows (nothing related), and I ate a few Doritos. 

I didn’t work out, get the laundry done, or wear my attitude bracelet. 

There are some days a girl just needs to decompress and these were my two days.

Tonight redeemed the day somewhat, however.  I took some little ones out on the four wheeler and tents were then built all across my living room.  Nothing like a pretend campout to lift your spirits.

Then, my mom stopped by and invited us to go with her, and my Aunt/Uncle to see “Anne of Green Gables” live.  If you have an opportunity to go see that this weekend  at the theatre or next with girls old enough to follow the story, DO SO.  Note:  they show the full story, so it was about 2 and a half hours long, so I wouldn’t do it with the very young.  But, SO worth it if you’ve ever read the books, or read them to young girls!  The acting was out of this world, dead on, on target.  Oooh!  They were GOOD!  Every last one of them.   A must see.  Very well worth it.

Tomorrow, a full day.  Must get some shut eye! 

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  • 1. Misty  |  March 1, 2008 at 8:25 am

    Thanks so much for letting Meg come to play! She was absolutely worn out when she got home. She fell asleep on the couch now long after 🙂 That’s rare.

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