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Sleepy Deb

After a whirlwind of activity, culminating in a filling dinner, I'm full and sleepy and trying to wake up enough to do just a little more.

On the way to get the boys, I filled up the car. The station at our corner dropped their price by 5 cents yesterday. I also called Powers about my car. He seemed to think I'll have a good chance at getting my car back on Friday. yay! I'm crossing my fingers about the final cost.

This was the afternoon I'd scheduled for shopping. First, Tigger did a bunch of shopping. He wanted to go to Rusty Scabbard, where he bought a strangely shaped six-sided die, and some Pokemon stuff. Then to Funcoland and Zany Brainy, to look for presents for Pengie. The Zany Brainy in Lexington is closing, and the store was in great disarray. But perseverance prevailed, and we found the perfect present.

Then we went to Wal-Mart and picked up dust-mite-barrier pillow covers. Flar has decided it counts as market research, and he's keeping one of the packages for working with his client in Brazil.

I dropped off Flar's dress shirts at the cleaners, and then we shopped. I had a short list of things we'd run out of, and added to that products whose coupons were about to expire. There were a number of these that were also on sale, so that was kind of neat.

When we got home, the boys carried in all the groceries and put them away, while I worked on clearing off the kitchen table. Then I threw together a fajita dinner extremely quickly, including a side of queso. After that, I sat down and figured out calories.

For family time tonight, we played Chronology, and I won. Whee! I even had two events that took place in the same year...

Before I go to bed tonight, I have to make the bed. I think I'll leave the bowling forms to the morning, since I don't have to be out of the house in time to drive the boys.

The list:

    Monday - Pink
    Tuesday - Orange
    Wednesday - Yellow
    Thursday - Green
    Friday - Blue
    The Weekend - Purple
  • Talked to Powers about car
    It needs a replacement torc converter; they'll inspect the tranmission for damage and advise
  • Called Autotech to reschedule AC leak check
  • Updated Quicken:
    • Sorted mail
    • Entered receipts, checks and deposits
    • Entered credit card receipts
    • Took a breather to de-stress
    • Posted new bills
  • Filled out & signed TLS Enrollment forms for the boys
  • Replaced 23 burned out lightbulbs
    One socket is not working, and one ceiling fixture center post is loose
  • Picked up Triptik
  • Got a temporary fix for Tigger's glasses, and ordered a replacement temple
  • Bought new sunglasses
    Flood ate my orange ones
  • Bought a new phone cover
    yellow smiley faces on a purple background
  • Cleaned family room, including dusting the mantel and clearing off the coffee table and end tables
  • Vacuumed family room; got Critter to vacuum kitchen
  • Read Ozma to the boys
  • Wiped down the kitchen
  • Washed dishes
  • Got Critter to put away all the clean dishes (from the dishwasher & the counter)
  • Cleared the jacuzzi top of everything except two baskets of laundry to fold
  • Bowled
    we only took one, but I bowled 158 in that game!
  • Sam's
    I got a new bathing suit, and it even fits! I wear a size 16 Speedo
  • Allergist
  • Made reservations for Spring Break
    Flar has to stay home & work
  • Changed shipping on the CDs I ordered, to guarantee they get here in time for the drive
  • Talked to Flar about money
  • Flar spoke to TLS about the deadline for paying the enrollment fees
    We can turn in the forms and wait to make the deposit
  • Dropped off an invoice for Flar
  • Dropped off mail for Flar
  • Picked up Critter's cornet
  • Made Chicken'N'Dumplings
  • Called Mom to tell her Flar's not coming for Spring Break
  • Helped bandage Dizzy's ear, to no avail
  • Phone call with Wolf
  • Start Laundry:
    • Noodged the boys about putting away their clothes from last week
    • Sorted dirty clothes
    • Fed laundry through the machines
  • Called the vet to see when to bring in Dizzy
  • Finish Laundry:
    • Folded & put away my clothes from last week
      Culled t-shirts to make the rest fit in my dresser
    • Fed laundry through the machines
    • Folded & put away towels
    • Sorted clean Clothes
    • Fold & put away work towels
    • Fold & put away sheets
    • Make bed
    • Fold Flar's clothes
    • Fold and put away my clothes
  • Took Dizzy to the vet
    Made appt on April 14 to take all the dogs to be groomed
  • Gassed up the car: $1.51/gal
  • Talked to Powers about my car
  • Rusty Scabbard
  • Funcoland
  • Zany Brainy
  • Wal-Mart
  • Cleaners
  • Groceries
  • Fajita Dinner
  • Chronology
  • Ozma of Oz
  • work on Erosul web site
  • Print bowling forms
  • Bank
  • Bowl
  • Vacuum jacuzzi room
  • Mop jacuzzi room and family room
  • Clean master bathroom
  • Check on car at Powers
  • Drive a second grade field trip to the planetarium
  • Chess Club
  • Start the Treehouse
  • Pengie's birthday party
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