Friday, April 3, 2009

lots to do this weekend

lots and lots my friends!
-I have a lab assignment due tonight by midnight, another one due tomorrow by midnight and a third one due by Tuesday at midnight. Plus I have to study for the lab practical on Tuesday and start organizing my notes to start work on the unknowns. I am kind of looking forward to that one we will get a test tube with 2 organisms and we will have to do all sorts of tests to figure out what microorganisms they are. Cool huh?
-Let's see school related I also have to write a short paper that is not due till the 14th but I would really rather not have to write a paper while we are in Chicago
-have to get ready to travel to Chicago
-work today & tomorrow
-would love to get a hair cut & a pedicure
-NEED to color my hair at the very least
-laundry because we always have a ton of it..where does it all come from
-Bourdain tomorrow evening!!! I am looking forward to a night out with friends
-and I am sure there are at least 1/2 a dozen things I have to do that I have not even thought about yet....

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

too bad it won't be around for him

C is now an expert at social security having tagged along with Mee-Maw on her errand at the social security office this afternoon on his sick day.

damn genetics

passed along through me the whole headache/migraine thing with poor C being the latest recipient. I blame my not really for goodness sakes it's genetics not something you can control! or use to be able to control they seem to be moving towards lots of wacky and unethical stuff although not all of it..there seems to be a fine line but I digress. Gave the kid some tylenol, an ice pack and a shot of Mountain Dew for caffeine purposes and told him to go back to sleep for a bit. I hate for him to miss school but we'll see.
-C went to MILs house for the day. He clearly was not feeling any better not to mention he is a horrible faker and I believe the headache is genuine and warranted a sick day.

Monday, March 30, 2009

have bunny will travel

just thought about the fact we won't be home for Easter so I will need to collect basket items, hide them, put them together & get a basket out undetected. We have hit the stage where I don't think he really believes but doesn't want to come out and say it because what if he's wrong? or what if they stop arriving if he doesn't believe anymore?
I guess coloring eggs will have to wait a week as well

Sunday, March 29, 2009

the heating situation

up until a week ago our heat pump merely kept us from not freezing to thanks to a loan from TVA we have a new heat pump that in fact actually heats the house. I am down right toasty on this raw, chilly rainy Sunday.

victory gardening

I know I have been talking about a garden for several years now, and we have a great plot in our yard for a garden that just needs clearing....blah blah there are loads of excuses why it hasn't happened yet. However I took a small step yesterday and bought a basil plant for the kitchen. I had thought about growing them from seeds but when I walked into Fresh Market and saw a plant already growing I thought what the hell just buy the plant and go and so I did. I use basil often enough that I would wince each time I had to purchase it fresh and now problem solved! Also considered buying the dill plant but I don't use dill that often so it seemed silly to purchase. But I am going to head to the store and buy some seeds and get a window box or a barrel of spices going for myself in the next week or two. I am also going to pinch the idea from a recent newspaper article to do a salsa garden with tomatoes, peppers, cilantro & onion. And hopefully we will get off our butts and get a decent garden going in the backyard! If it's good enough for the White House it's good enough for our little blue one. I really wish my FIL was in better health to help me with my plans he truly has the green thumb in the family!