Thursday, February 03, 2011

Tonight

I ran errands.
I got fingerprinted so I can be an assistant coach for Girls on the Run.
I bought new coffee. Irish cream flavored, my favorite since forever.

I opened the back of the house, flooding the playroom with winter sun.

I caved in the marital standoff we've been having about the dishes (because I'm weak and I always cave).
I was frustrated with myself for being weak.
I didn't have any solutions that didn't involve dish-washing.

I found my kitchen countertop, then the sink.

I cooked the most perfect tri tip roast and grilled zucchini.
I let the BBQ smoke waft over me so I could pretend it was summer.
I walked in my bare feet even though the February cement stung their soles.

I flipped through baby pictures with E.
I wondered if a backup hard drive is enough assurance.

I stuffed myself with Oreos and Kettle chips after dinner.
I steeped in a hot bath.
I caught Hurley on my bed for the umpteenth time this week.



I watched four episodes of Dr. Quinn. No, five.

I got in bed at 7:26 with no plans to get back out.
I got back out because I remembered I still had to do my physical therapy.

I was thankful E had something to do because I had no choice but to laze it up. No need to be fabulous or entertaining when he has other company.
I fell asleep, letting my mind wander around through my weekend plans.

At least, I plan to.



2 comments:

  1. Aren't lazy yet productive nights the best? I did this on Wednesday night - the BF borrowed my car so I was stuck at home. I got a TON accomplished and was still lazy enough to play 10 games of Wheel of Fortune on Facebook.

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  2. You inspired me to get back to my To Do lists. I've already accomplished so much this morning in an hour!

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