Thursday, October 12, 2006

PHEW, has it really been that long?

It has been a couple of weeks since my last entry which has caused a little concern among my regular visitors.  For that I humbly apologize.  Really, I and my family are all fine.

So what was it that has kept this addicted blogger from  flying to the keyboard with a daily dose of nonsense?  I guess you could say that life finally caught up with me, holding a big banner that read 'Hey Stupid, you're not getting any younger so get used to it!'.  So..... I took a nap, and it felt so good that the following day, and the days following, I took even longer naps.  I'd like to say that I woke up from said siestas feeling revitalized but that really isn't the case.  Most of my snoozes were interrupted several times by the telephone or doorbell, and more often than not I had at least one of my 3 school aged Oompas at home sick.  But I will say that I woke feeling capable of keeping up with the rat race I call 'life', so all is good.

I love my new job at the store.  I check in local vendors who deliver their product to the store rather than go through the out-of-town distribution center.  I count Zingers.  And Beer!  How cool is that?  Never in my life did I think I would get a raise to count Zingers and beer. 

I have a slow leak in my left front tire.  I still haven't been able to locate the source of the leak so I just keep filling the tire up every week or so.  I drive on one cheek, leaning to the right as if shifting my weight might slow the leak down a bit.  It hasn't yet, but at least I feel a little pro active.  I need to find that leak before my tire blows.  I really hate driving any more now days.  I need a chauffeur.

Today is my day off but I still found myself waking up at around 3am.  And at some time during the night Dickidoo left and Chewbacca took his place in my bed, making all kinds of gosh awful noises that pretty much eliminated any hopes of falling back to sleep.  This weekend he takes off for elk camp in a final attempt to fill the freezer.  I'm sure I will miss him a some point in time, but it won't be while I'm trying to get some sleep.

And now, for the answer to the question I know you all have been dying to know.........

17 comments:

deslily said...

welcome "home"!!  I really glad all is well with you...  sometimes there's a need to rest a bit when we don't even know it........but glad you are ok.

princesssaurora said...

You can't imagine my joy when I heard the 'click' of mail and found it was YOU!!!  Yay!!!  My hubby turns into Chewbacca at night too!!!  Do you think he and Dickidoo could be Wookies separated at birth???

No apology needed, we all have those days when several of them jump up and slap us all at once!!

be well,
Dawn

midwestvintage said...

Welcome back.   Of course we delicate flowers never turn into awful animals while we sleep, ((((grin))))).

                      Julie

memes121 said...

Glad to here all is well friend. Tammy

glensfork4 said...

Too funny Jody...Yeah, I think checking Zingers & Beer I could handle. Thank you for the wonderful email, it was genuinely appreciated. Saved the picture for my desktop - hope you don't mind. I may need the reminder now and again. Glad you are back, I missed ya, but I told you that already. Now..go and get that tired fixed! Oh yeah - a BIG THANX on how many days left....REALITY CHECK at it's best..
Michele
glensfork4@aol.com

missheathyrmaree said...

I was wondering where you were!
Glad you are back now!
UGH on the leak in the tire--I have one in my driver side rear tire--I went to tire barn, they patched it up ( for FREE! YAY!) and I was on my way :]

Double yuck on the christmas countdown.
:]
xox,
~H

swmpgrly said...

omg 73 days

jaxnan said...

I was worried about you. Thanks for letting us know all is well. I missed you and your humor.

jckfrstross said...

its funny how quick the days fly bye:) hope you guys can fill your tags

Deb

astaryth said...

Having gone MIA on an occasion or so myself, I -totally- understand how real life can give you an unpleasant Thwap now and again. I'm just psyched to see you back... although, I must admit I could have done without the knowledge thatX-mas is on it's way and I have done Zilch to start preparing!
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rbrown6172 said...

:) glad all is well with you....i really enjoy your sense of humor.
you don't, by any chance, love christmas, do you????  lol  ....me too!!!!!!
gina

trishaham said...

Glad to see you back and to know that all is well at the home front. Missed your entertaining enteries.

Take care and get some extra rest this weekend.
Toodles,
Tia

sdoscher458 said...

I figured you were still there just busy - hell - life happens especially with as many kids as you have.   Glad to hear that you like your new job....don't they take a tire sink it in water and see where the air is coming from? Then they can plug it? Now remember I never drove dont know how but they did this to Joe's trucks tires once when he couldnt find the leak. You need good tires Dorn...I'll shut up now....Sandi

ambassadorsinte said...

Good Golly Miss Molly, I just figured ya'll was doing a "Redneck" count of them there beers.  You know; one Corona for them, and one for me and it kinda got outta hand.  Yessiree, that's what I done thought alright.  Taking naps?  What a waste of Beer Drinking Time that is.  It's Octoberfest Girl.  Get with the program!!!!

Dear Ole Dad

jivelady2 said...

Welcome back - I've missed you - my work day goes like this: Make myself some coffee, read your blog, have a good laugh - and then somehow the rest of my day doesn't seem so bad.  Glad you're back.

adpa said...

Welcome back Dorn!
I've missed your entries.  Thought perhaps you enjoyed your new job so much that you gave up talking to your vast audience online!  Glad you like your job, but I am happier that you are back!   I love those naps myself!....any chance I get!
Ann

beckieramos said...

Hi! Welcome back! Glad you could get alittle rest! God bless, Beckie