Thursday, January 14, 2010

Thursday Things

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist. ~Franklin P. Jones

Yesterday was better, as far as runaway negative emotions go (thank HEAVENS), but unfortunately, it seems as if I'm getting sick. :-(

I have a really, really sore throat. No congestion yet, but I'm hoping I only have a cold because this throat thing? Pretty bad. *sigh* I'm usually the LAST one in the family to get sick, not the first.

Ah well...

I went to WalMart yesterday to buy sunglasses (I have to wear the old lady "fits over" sunglasses because I can't wear contacts and don't want to shell out the money for a pair of prescription sunglasses and WalMart is the only carrier of the fit over kind here). I sat on mine -- which really makes me angry at myself because when I tossed them on the car seat I thought, "I'm going to sit on those if I'm not careful." and sure enough, as I RAN through the bitter ("real feel" -3) wind and cold from the library to the car, I jumped in without looking and CRACK.

In any case, I walked in for sunglasses and walked out with a cartload of stuff. Amazing how that happens. The good thing was I found a pair of hiking boots for DD (she's almost wearing the same size shoe as me!). Her snowboots broke and she had nothing else to wear except sneakers, which in several inches of snow, just won't work. I couldn't find snowboots (the stores already have out their summer clothes, go figure), so she'll have to wear my older pair when she's playing outside, but at least now she's not shoeless. It's painful to buy stuff for her now because she's wearing adult sizes and the PRICES. I wouldn't mind if she wasn't going to grow out of them in five minutes, but ...

We're expecting a heat wave soon -- temps possibly into the 40s! I can NOT wait. The weather guys had better not be wrong (I know, they're NEVER wrong *snort*).

And that is my day, such as it is.

Anything exciting in your neck of the woods?


You Are More Like Audrey Hepburn

You are classy, stylish, and charming. You are the true definition of grace.

Some people may think you're a pushover, but they have no idea how tough you can be.

You tend to draw people in with your mind. You are an intelligent and witty flirt.

You are effortlessly gorgeous and naturally appealing. No one would accuse you of trying too hard.

YAY, because -- AUDREY HEPBURN... wowza, yanno? Who cares if they're right...



Dru said...

Winter colds are the worst. I hope it's just a simple cold. Take care of that sore throat.

Have a good Thursday.

Maria Zannini said...

So sorry you're feeling bad.

Please take it easy for a while so you don't go downhill.

MomJane said...

You don't get sick often but when you do, you really do. so take care. I hope the winds die down and the weather improves.

Diane Craver said...

I agree with Maria, slow down. I'm sorry you're ill. And that sucks about the sunglasses.

Well, nothing too new except trying to figure out what to write next. And we are looking again for a ranch house. I have negative feelings because will miss our pool in the summer. But Tom can't take care of all our land any longer. It's just too much work.

Hope you feel better soon!

jmberrygirl said...

Sip something hot and salty. I try to just keep a mug of soup or cider near my right hand at all times. Helps with the sore throat. I am annoyed and frustrated and yes, very negative. I hate walmart. I'm thinking of doing a blog post on all the reasons why.

Tori Lennox said...

Hugs! Hope you feel better soon.

Rumor has it we'll be in the 50s over the weekend. I'll believe it when it happens.

Brandy said...

I hope you feel better soon. I call WW the black hole of time. No matter how few items we run in for we're there for an hour. And I know what you mean about clothes for kids. Whew!
Supposedly I am More Like Audrey. I wish!

I hope you feel better and have a good day.

Ceri Hebert said...

Oh, I know how you feel. My DD is 13 and taller than me and wears shoes that are my size and has for over a year. We're heading to the mall this weekend so she can spend her gift cards. I hope she doesn't like the mall too much. har har.

Hope you feel better! And yeah for the "heat wave".