Wow, it’s been a little while since I’ve made an entry. My list of website to-dos is slowly growing. It seems like the last few days have been busier than usual.
While Nick was in Chicago this past weekend I drove up to my parents’ cabin on Dead Lake. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. It was hot, but not miserably hot like it’s been the last two days. Especially being at work without AC, that really sucked. But it’s all fixed now and the office is a nice 73 degrees. Anyway, I digress.
Although I didn’t go in the water I did take a couple pontoon rides. The lake is calm and quiet, and the rocking makes for perfect napping conditions. I would have gone in the water if not for a few deciding factors.
First, I didn’t feel like putting sunscreen on and I couldn’t not put sunscreen on because I burnt my left arm on the 3 hour drive to the cabin. Yes, I had the trucker tan. To make matters worse, I was wearing a t-shirt during the drive so I had the bright white shoulder to go with the burnt red arm. Fortunately it has faded now so it’s only slightly darker than my shoulder.
Second, I didn’t have any aqua socks with me. They (whoever they are) tell me the lake bed is sandy and not at all gross. Logically, I just can’t believe that. I know there is something gross in that lake that isn’t visible to the above-water eye. And I know I’ll step on it. And then I’ll get grossed out and probably make some weird noise, then everyone will be poking fun and laughing at me while I’m frantically dog paddling for my life. I know what you’re thinking and you are right. This has happened to me before!! The worst part is that the lake is mostly sandy and ungross, so the icky things getcha when you least expect it. Ish.
Yesterday I picked Nick up from the airport. We headed to Kohls shortly after. I was fortunate enough to get a 30% discount from the catalog I received a couple days ago that was expiring yesterday. Nick had a hay day and got a bunch of clothes. I couldn’t find anything really worthwhile of buying. In general I don’t care for their clothes. I couldn’t find any jewelry that would look good with my girls’ weekend shirt. They had no good shoes. There wasn’t even any housewares stuff that caught my eye, which is very unusual. Maybe I was sick or something. Not wanting to let Nick have all the fun, I settled on some Yankee Candle wax tarts in some yummy scents like cranberry and coffee bean. I also picked up some makeup on impulse while Nick was picking out a watch. Fuchsia mascara … a watch… that’s a pretty even trade, isn’t it?
Tonight, my blog reader Kristen and I are going to the Nelly Furtado concert. It’s gonna be fun, I’m really excited. I told Nick he couldn’t skip his softball game and come with. He tried to act like it was ok, but deep down inside I’m sure he was saddened by it. He always goes to such crappy concerts. He’s probably looking forward to the day that he actually goes to a concert with good music.