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Routine Ramblings of an Occasionally Interesting Housewife


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Afternoon update
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I've run out of stuff to do that isn't "pack for the trip." Which means I'm officially in the stage where I go nuts before a trip, trying to figure out what I want to bring, and thinking up last minute things I want to do around the house before leaving it.

The list:

    Monday - Pink
    Tuesday - Orange
    Wednesday - Yellow
    Thursday - Green
    Friday - Blue
    The Weekend - Purple
  • Caught up PDA hotsyncing
  • Update Quicken:
    • Sorted mail
    • Entered receipts, checks and deposits
    • Entered credit card receipts
    • Posted new bills
    • Talked to Flar about which bills to pay
    • Printed checks
    • Put together stuff for post office
  • Called Farmer and arranged for someone to bring over hay to spread over grass seed
  • Picked up my car at Powers
  • Forgot to retrieve Tigger's LEGO project from Ro & Knight's, where he left it
  • Made baked chicken, Lipton's noodles and honey-butter carrots for dinner
  • Watched Lucky Numbers, a very silly movie with John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow & Bill Pullman
  • Read Ozma of Oz
  • Made reservation at Medieval Times
  • T's school play
  • Bowled
  • Picked up Universal Tickets at AAA
  • Mailed Bills
  • Started Laundry:
    • Sorted dirty clothes
    • Fed the machines
    • Made bed
    • Folded & put away towels
    • Sorted white
    • Folded and put away Flar's whites
  • Lost a game of Scrabble
  • Made grocery list
  • Got dog & cat food
  • Grocery shopping
  • Treehouse
    • Tigger cut more balusters
  • Dinner: Battered Fish Fillets and Mac & Cheese
  • Scrabble with sydb42, roina_arwen & canuckgirl
    Sydb's net connection went down, so I was up against the power players all by myself. Canuckgirl almost caught up with Ro, who took an astounding early lead, with a bingo.
  • Finished Ozma of Oz
  • Phone call with Wolf
  • Therapeutic chocolate kisses while updating live journal in bed
  • Washed dishes
  • Raked yard and sidewalk at back door.
  • Cleaned out Water Garden
  • Worked on Laundry:
    • Fed the machines
    • Sorted clean clothes
    • Folded & put away my clothes
    • Folded Flar's clothes
    • Washed cloak material & muslin
  • Bank: got cash for trip
  • Ro's: got Tigger's LEGO project; forgot to leave behind Pengie's hat
  • Wal-Mart: picked up embroidery floss for cloak; they didn't have waste cloth
  • Radio Shack: picked up a universal car charger
  • CompUSA: Critter got a USB keyboard to use with his laptop until he can afford to get its keyboard repaired.
  • Treehouse
    • Tigger cut more balusters
  • Took Tigger to first week of gymnastics class
  • Clipped & sorted coupons
  • Helped spydielives hem her dress
    She brought iron-on seam tape, and it made the job easy as pie.
  • Printed double bowling forms
  • Bank: deposited check from equity account
  • Bowled; turned over records to Prez for next week
  • Fabric Store: waste cloth
    They didn't have any
  • Sam's: just water
  • Allergist
  • Stitch Niche: waste cloth & a beaded counted cross-stitch project
    I'm not going to cut the cloak out before I leave; I bought the little project to see if I like beaded counted cross-stitch. If I do, I'm going to add beads to the cloak project. Which is why I decided not to rush starting it.
  • Wal-Mart: got rest of floss
  • Got car washed
  • Took Tigger to optician
    The good news: they think the repair is covered by warranty
    The bad news: Shouse is always packed that time of day, meaning another rush to make dinner
  • Went to The Core with Flar & the boys
  • Picked up cascade at Kroger
  • Spread grass seed and hay on bare spots in yard
  • Prepared soil for flowers by garage and back of house
  • Spread flower seed and mulch by garage and back of house
  • Finished Laundry:
    • Folded & put away work towels
  • Put together enchiladas for dinner
  • Printed sign-out sheet for Chess Club
  • Pack for trip to Florida
  • Chess Club
  • Treehouse
    • Tigger cutting the balusters
  • Set all the clocks forward, so Flar won't be responsible for it.
  • Pack the car
  • Go to sleep early
  • Drive to Macon
  • Drive to Orlando