Thursday, June 21, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #18 - Why I'm Late

What a day, I'm beat. It's now after 8:30pm here and I'm just getting a chance to sit down at the computer. Why you ask?


1. I went out to breakfast with my husband this morning

2. We went straight from there to an intake meeting at the Child Development Center to discuss some issues my daughter is having. (We have to bring her back with us next week for the next round.)

3. From there we went to Ace to look at the Weber grill Jay wants to bring back from the States in August (to see what we'd need to get it compatible with Israeli gas balloons).

4. Then Jay went back to work and I went next door to do a major grocery shopping.

5. From there I walked across the street to a new gourmet/housewares store that's just opened up and spent way too much money on cold cuts, cheeses, and other tidbits. Not more than they'd necessarily be at any other comparable store, but more than i needed to considering I'd just been to the supermarket 5 minutes earlier. (But what a store! And just a mile from my house. This is going to be very dangerous...)

6. I then took a cab home (it was way too hot to walk) and came home to find that my groceries had been delivered, so instead of relaxing for the 15 minutes I had before it was time to go get the kids from school I raced around putting all the groceries away.

7. Then I tried to check my e-mail and discovered something had gone screwy and I had no internet connection at all.

8. At that point it was time to walk over to Maya's preschool and get her.

9. From there we took a cab over to Itai, picked him up and headed home.

10. As soon as the kids got out of the cab they both announced they wanted to go to the playground.

11. We spent about 45 minutes at the playground.

12. Then it was time to race home and grab the present for a birthday party Itai was invited to in a different park across the street. Maya decided she wanted to stay at the party too (very acceptable, not a problem), so we spent the rest of the evening there and just got home at about 8pm.

13. I never had a chance for lunch (other than a few (albeit very yummy) sample cold cuts at the gourmet store. I didn't have a chance to eat when I was home putting the groceries away, and then I tried to avoid eating a lot of crap at the party, so by the time I finally got home tonight I was ravenous and went straight to the kitchen to make and devour a roast beef sandwich.
All of which is a very roundabout way of saying "That's why my TT is late this week."
Phew. No wonder I'm tired.

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Kristin said...

WOW what a busy day!

Happy TT!

Christine said...

You were a busy little bee! But you got a lot done.

Happy TT!

jenny® said...

looks like u've done a lot for this day...i haven't accomplished anything at all except making entries in my blogs,lol!great list!

Babystepper said...

Now that's a crazy day. At least you didn't have anything like....Took one of the kids to the ER, or Had to call plumber for backed-up toilets.

impworks said...

Sounds like you've had a busy day there.

sam said...

*phew* I'm tried just reading all that!

Happy TT!

Aline de Chevigny said...

LOL I think I'd rather deal with email.

Great list.


FRIGGA said...

I think I need a nap after reading your list...

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

I could NOT do all that. Wow. Amazing.

#2 often winds up getting sucked into #1's birthday parties, too. Weird how well-liked my kids are...

Hang in there. I hope you got some sleep after all that!

Amy Ruttan said...

Wow you were busy today.

Put your feet up and relax!!

Happy TT and thanks for dropping by mine.

Scribbit said...

And if the first three reasons aren't enough you've got ten more winners to chose from :)

Himself said...

I tell my stay-at-home wife all the time: Her job is way harder than mine!

Joy T. said...

Sounds like a brutal day to me. Way too busy. Made a great TT list though. Now go lay down will you!

Gattina said...

Quite a busy day ! For me it was a rather lazy day !

Jen said...

Whew, I'm exhausted for you!

Amy said...

Crazy busy day!!!

DS Writer said...

You're late and I was early. (for a change)

Hope your Shabbat is much more restlful than that!