Posted by: Calvin | June 17, 2008

Not “Working”

I took this week off from work.  My husband is too busy at his work to go anywhere any time soon, and I did not plan a trip without him like I should have, so the boys and I are just hanging out at home.  Sounds great, right?  NOT. 

Okay, it is not that bad, but it has almost been 2 days now and I am about done.  The boys do not have a day camp this week so I am also stuck with my plan (it has been 3 days if you count Sunday – Saturday doesn’t count, because I spent 8 hours working so I could take this week off).  So far:

  • I have made dinner three nights in a row. 
  • I have done 4 loads of laundry (which with our big machine is like 8). 
  • I have filled up and emptied the dishwasher 5 times. 
  • I went shopping and bought clothes for Fisherman and the boys, then rewarded myself with a new pair of white sandals (every woman needs at least one pair of new white sandals every summer, right?)
  • I have forced the boys daily to do some of their summer homework packets, read and practice their violin.
  • I have only fit in one walk [though I did manage to go by myself :-)].
  • I have only read one chapter of my current book.
  • I have had one short lunch with Alto2 (with kids, so the talking was limited). 
  • I have had NO NAPS
  • I have read blogs, but this is the first time I have sat down to write a post of my own – as you can see there is not much to write about! 

The cleaning gal comes tomorrow so we will need to get out of the house for about 7 hours.  I need to figure our where we will go.  At least, as Mojo says, when we get home the cleaning gal will have made everything look new again!

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Responses

  1. Boo hoo. Welcome to my world. I see a girls’ night out very soon.

  2. That’s a lot of work for someone who is not working this week!


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