Monday, June 30, 2008


I'm getting my tonsils taken out on July 15. This is a very good thing, as I am a frequent strep throat customer, and strep for me is particularly bad. Lots of cold sweats, shaking, vomiting, you get the picture. Knowing that I don't have to endure that again makes surgery totally worth it.

I'm hoping that my tonsils weigh 12 pounds each, and that the doctor finds them located on my outer thighs. Keep your fingers crossed.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

How much do lifeguards make?

We broke down and bought a pool. Just one of those above-ground jobs, but it's pretty big. About 2,000 gallons worth of big. I think it's 13' x 4'. Sheesh, that's a lot of drowning potential. We set it up Sunday and started filling it. The kids would have donated internal organs to get in that water, but us meanies said "No".

Yesterday, Monday, it rained all day. High was 70. You can imagine the water temp in the device of drowning. But the kids wouldn't give up. Chuck and I looked at eachother with a smirk, thinking "Yeah, they'll get in and the temp will automatically pop them out like a turkey thermometor." But in that water they stayed. And stayed. Carson made it about an hour, and Sarah a little longer. THIS DOES NOT COMPUTE IN MY LITTLE BRAIN.

How do kid's endure freezing temperatures? Does the fun factor outweigh the suffering?

The pool is full now, but we are expecting more rain today and the high is more of a low. Will this deter them? We shall see.

Monday, June 9, 2008

I've got that feeling again

OMG, I had strep, AGAIN, this weekend. It was a repeat of this weekend last year. Violent vomiting the weekend before VBS and my birthday. Yahoo. Such a lovely tradition.

On the bright side, I was able to catch it early, so I was only in bed for a day and a half. I did miss a friend's party, which I was looking forward to, which stinks.

VBS starts today. Always a good time.

Today is my 41st birthday. I still feel like I'm 15.

If I were a superhero, I'd want to be called the Elastic Waistband.

Happy birthday to me!

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Disney Channel Needs Some New Talent

Seriously, Mitchell Musso - why? He is the most unattractive boy. Please, someone, give him a bag.

Monday, June 2, 2008

TMI, sister

We're at the library the other day, and I'm using the computerized card catalog. The woman next to me has a copy of the latest Land's End catalog, and she is obviously ordering something. Being that I LOVE Land's End stuff, I asked her what she was ordering. "Some shorts, a shirt, and a swimsuit" she says. I started telling her about my Land's End suit and how much I like it. Turns out she is ordering the same one - one with shorts as a bottom. "I already have one, and I love it. Plus, I just can't shave what I have to to wear a regular swimsuit."

Well shut my mouth.