Thursday Stuffs

September 11, 2008 at 7:44 pm Leave a comment

Today was a good day.

But, I lost most of my work I did today due to a lack of autosave of an online photo program (Shutterfly) before it logs you out after about five minutes of activity.  Maybe ten.  No joke.   Yes, I sent customer service a little memo.

This afternoon I took Red roller blading.  We had a great hour together. I towed him the last leg…I’ll be sore tomorrow.

Finally got my serve today playing tennis a bit with Boy Wonder.  Whew.  I was getting ribbed to no end.

The Hub took me out to eat for supper tonight, knowing I had a late meeting.  Awesomely thoughtful.

Meeting:  a meeting.  Numbers, codes, legalese. Hopefully worth it.  Who knows?

Came home, cleaned the pool, hopefully for the last time.  I’m tired of brushing green stuff.

Right now:  doing laundry, dreaming of sugar.

Hoping to finish reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Laugh out loud funny.  My son read it.  See the cool, handwritten, narrative-comic-strip cartooning combination:  Only thing is…I think sometimes telling kids about stereotypes for their age group can make them feel they are supposed to behave a certain way or they are weird.  And he’s such a cool, well-adjusted kid.  I hope he hangs onto that.  Some kids start thinking if it’s too cool to not breathe, they’ll just stop breathing.  I pray for him to stay cool.


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