July 1st, 2003

bundled up, walkabout, snow

Weekend update

The one for the masses, that is. :)

So, yeah, um, tried to be a little ambiguous, leading up to the weekend, cause we'd been flirting in email before the visit. But we talked, and agreed we're both allowed to name each other....

I've got a girlfriend, I've got a girlfriend!

Okay, got that out of my system.

*giggle*

So, lessee, my weekend. canuckgirl came to see me. memememememe.

Friday night I left work in time to get to the airport, park, find the women's restroom, and be ready to meet her with a big hug when she stepped off the escalator from the gate area. We had to wait for her luggage, and then had a bit of a dog rescue delay on the way home, and then we sat up for a bit, talking with Flar, before all going to bed.

Saturday I lolled in bed a bit, talked with Wolf, and when he found out that Canuckgirl was awake (via Flar letting me know, on his way out for errands), told me to get on with my visit. So I went upstairs and talked a bit with her, then came down and showered and started working on breakfast for us. Cheese eggs and toast. Ooh, aren't I the fancy breakfast chef? ;)

We had a bit of time to just sit and chat before it would be time to go to the Poly munch, and I felt all awkward, wanting to be doing more than idle chat, but not being good at starting stuff...

After the munch, we had a pit-stop at the house for a bit of work on her abused sore back. I have this nifty amethyst massage ball with a copper handle. Then we went to Charlie's Angel's together and

held hands.

*smile*

Meanwhile, Flar had been helpful enough to get rid of the kids for the night -- he arranged a sleepover with Bébé. And he made a yummy dinner for us when we got home from the movie: Sweet and Sour pork. Then he helpfully disappeared, to talk to Gaucha on his regular Saturday night phone call.

We sat in the jacuzzi. I finally got up the nerve to start talking, and well, things progressed from there.

She likes me!

Sunday we skipped breakfast entirely in favor of early lunch: burgers and beans and mac'n'cheese. That is, prepared after cleaning up this huge mess that the Jenn-Air made by falling apart.

It's so cool to cook when there's someone to hold you. :)

More alone time after lunch, and then fun putting together Apple Pie and Coq au Vin. Ro and Knight came over for dinner, bringing the mashed potatoes. Dinner was yummy and followed by snuggling on the couch to watch Show Girls. Then more alone time before bed.

Monday morning, the kids practically ran Canuckgirl out of town on a rail -- they liked her, but we were going to see Finding Nemo after dropping her off, so they were in a hurry to get to the airport. We got to the theatre before it opened, then waited 30 minutes in an empty theatre for the trailers to start. Hey, I brought a book.

But we had time in the morning for more cuddling time before she had to pack and stuff.

It was an awesome weekend.

*doing a little happy dance*

After the movie, I actually got to work early last night. And double-keyed over 2800 documents in a queue that has lots of hard-to-find numbers, requiring much mousing. So I'm sure that various phone calls and messages during work didn't impact my work. Got to listen to Details talk about her vacation last week. Speculated about the purpose of today's mandatory staff meeting. I plan to wear bowling clothes -- after all, I'm coming in on my day off. hmph.

This morning I got caught up on LJ and email (including comix but not lists), and had momentary withdrawal symptoms while they were doing maintenance on Cartman.

Today's list:
  • Laundry
  • Call eye doctor
  • Call appliance repair
  • Work on bills
  • Clean Sinks in Master Bath
  • Clean Kitchen
  • Short list at Kroger
  • Allergist
  • Mandatory Staff meeting at work
  • Bowling
  • Bubble bath and phone call with Wolf
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bundled up, walkabout, snow

Sheepover

I keep forgetting to post about this.

I've decided to have another Collapse )

It will be on Saturday 19 July starting at 5pm, and lasting overnight, as long as people wanna stay the next day. Flar will still be in Brazil; the boys will still be in Texas. I'll have the week before to recover from being out of town a week, and to get the house ready for company.

This invitation is directed to all my woman friends who read this journal, and anyone you know is a woman friend of mine, who doesn't read my journal. Please pass this invitaton along.

I DO want RSVPs, so I'll know how many to expect. And so I can figure out how much of the food I'm supplying, and how much I can get others to bring. Cheese and chocolate fondue, with appropriate dipping objects, like fruit and angelfood cake and bread are definites. Also, silly magazine quizzes, nail polish, hair accessories, any girlie stuff we can think up.

Last time I was trying to keep this party small, but it never even tried to fit the just 6 of us mold, so this time, I just wanna know who's coming, before they show up.

I'm planning to have a FUN party that night (beginning at 7pm), because Grace and I have been talking about having one for ages, and I thought it would be neat to do with everyone here. There is absolutely NO expectation on my part that just coming to the sheepover implies wanting to buy stuff. This is no shallow disguise for reeling in friends to a sales party. But FUN parties tend to be a really good time, and I decided to add it in to the activities for the evening.

I'm also posting this invitation on KYPolyList and inviting a few friends who aren't on KYPoly, and don't read my journal.

Please reply here or send me email to let me know if you're coming to the party, and if you're bringing anybody with you.

Thanks!
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