Well, so I did pretty well on my list yesterday.
I can see the kitchen table today.
The pile out of the cabinets is getting sorted and divided into more piles to sort and shuffle.
Laundry is in progress. Uniforms are clean for Saturday. Boy Wonder’s jeans are now clean.
I stopped by the second hand store and got four pair of jeans, in a comfortable fit for all-day wear. This excludes any tight-fitting areas or any low-waisted jeans. I had a few pair, and I didn’t like most of them to begin with…I like them even less now. They are just not comfy for a mom to have on and work all day. Bonus: only one of them had to be hemmed, and I got that done in about twenty minutes last night, which is huge for hemming jeans. I did have to rip out half of one side when the machine went out of adjustment, spool a bobbin, cut them off, and readjust the machine several times…but it’s done! I’m wearing them right now. Even one, a nice dark denim for “anywhere” with a light comb wash. Did I mention $12? I walked in the store at 3:05 with two kids, had about eight pair in my hands in five minutes, tried them on in 5, and paid by 3:22. THAT is a great shopping trip for me! I can work outside and not worry about them. This pair even has some Lycra in them, so they are super-flexible. I think I’m in love. I can’t remember the brands, none of them all that impressive I guess. I think these are Lee Riders, and I generally hate Lees, but made an exception in this case.
The Farmer’s Almanac says we may get another ice storm even larger than the last. Now, it has been our observation that of the last three years, it’s only proven true once. But, nonetheless, I had to have more jeans to survive cold days than what I had the last time, just in case!
My Dad’s shoulder surgery isn’t scheduled yet, but they hope it is soon before more flexability is lost than he’s already lost in the last month.
My step-Dad flies out to Iraq this weekend sometime, there was a problem with his flight and they rescheduled it.
I have to admit, it feels a little weird to blog about my Dad and my step-Dad in the same post, especially knowing my Mom reads, buy hey, this is my life, and this is where I am, so that’s just the way it is. Welcome.
My daughter has a 4-H presentation today which involved teaching her to do public speaking while doing a science experiment, making a nice poster, getting all her “stuff” together, revising the speech, about four or five panic attacks, some discipline, and a late night. This afternoon, she has an academic meet I have to get her to, then they want to go to a PTSO meeting at 5, she has ballpractice at 5:00, which my husband coaches. WHEW.
I just hope we get supper in there somewhere…I get hungry just thinking about it. Probably the bricket I made the other day, fresh cornbread I need to make, like NOW to get it on the table in time, or chicken noodle soup I could throw together NOW.
What’s up with you?
Entry filed under: Everyday.