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Week in Review – Week Ending May 9

This past week I was back on my usual late shift. It made sleeping easier for me; although of course now I’m back to keeping other people up to all hours when sometimes they have to work in the morning. Oops. The next three weeks will have me working during the day or back on the 2 AM shift, so I guess my friends and lovers can stand one week of late nights this month. B)

Last Sunday morning icespark and I stayed up near dawn around the bonfire, partially to enjoy the revelry, and partially because we didn’t want to return to our tent and freeze to death like we had the night before. When we did return to our tent we came up with a new sleeping bag arrangement that was much warmer and so we slept better than we had on Saturday.

When IceSpark and I woke up we had some sandwiches, showered and then broke down the tent. We said our goodbyes and headed to Bloomington for IceSpark’s derby practice. I got to hang out with Jalyru, which was fun, and afterward IceSpark and I dragged Jalyru out to dinner. After eating, IceSpark and I headed back to IceSpark’s where we unloaded her car and then promptly passed out. It was a good weekend. B)

Monday morning IceSpark headed to work early and by the time I got up I realized I’d left my keys and wallet in IceSpark’s glove compartment. *facepalm* Luckily IceSpark got off work just a couple hours into my shift, so I was able to take a minimum of unpaid personal time and hustle into the office as soon as IceSpark got home. Unfortunately as soon as I got there I got yelled at since one of the managers is a jerk, but c'est la vie.

After work Monday I went back to IceSpark’s to eat and pick up my laptop and then went over to lildomino to hang out and give her some snuggles. She’s been feeling cranky and since I’d just spent the weekend with IceSpark she was OK with me canceling our usual Monday plans so I could go cuddle LilDomino until she felt better. LilDomino and I talked a bit about what was bothering her and she was decidedly less cranky by the time we slept.

Tuesday morning LilDomino cooked me breakfast (yummy Canadian bacon, cheese and egg English muffin sandwiches) and then I showered and headed over to IceSpark’s with lunch. IceSpark and I got in a little bit of snuggles before I had to head into work. At work I talked to elbanditorojo about joining LilDomino and me for Star Trek this weekend, but since we were going to the 10 PM show near Speedway it was too late for him. drakefenwick and he went to an earlier IMAX showing instead, so I’ll have to talk to ElBanditoRojo about it Monday.

Tuesday after work I went to salamander42 and pandara’s to meet up with Pandara. We ran by Jimmy Johns to pick up sammiches and then headed back to my apartment to eat. I ran downstairs to pay my rent and hang a derby poster and then came back up with the intention of snuggling Pandara and watching Dexter. However, the more Pandara and I cuddled and talked, the less we wanted to watch DVDs, so we eventually snuggled and slept instead.

Wednesday morning I dropped Pandara off at work and then went home from some alone time. I got to talk to hotarugirl on the phone and accomplished a little journaling and laundry. I tried to grab some caffeine on the way to work but after sitting in the drive-thru for 20 minutes I had to give up and just go into work, which left me cranky. I napped during my break to re-set my mood, and felt better by the end of my shift.

Wednesday night I escaped from work and ran home to put in some more laundry before Gwde arrived. Gwde grabbed food on the way to Indy so we’d have time to hot tub before it got too late. After hot-tubbing we showered and then lay down to listen to music, relax and snuggle. It was definitely nice to hang out with her twice in one year. We’ll have to get together again before another year passes!

Thursday Gwde didn’t have to work so we slept in before going out to the Bonjour Café for breakfast. I tried some new spiced-chicken pita that was pretty good and then headed to work early enough to get some caffeine this time. At work I found out we might be getting dual flat-screen monitors soon which will definitely make me feel more like a super-villain. Muhuhuhuhahahah!

Work was busy in the morning and then quieter later in the evening. After work I went to IceSpark’s to hang out, since we’d cut out usual Monday date short. Unfortunately IceSpark’s laptop is dead, so she spent some time fighting with it while we ate and hung out. She was eventually defeated by laptop gremlins so we gave up and went to bed so she could get some sleep before work.

Friday morning I slept late at IceSpark’s after she went to work (cruelly teasing her about it over Twitter). When I woke up I played on my computer until IceSpark got home and then hung out with her. LilDomino called to tell me she was free after her last final and work for the week, so I went over to LilDomino’s and we napped until it was time to get up and go to meet crow_again and peacekaat to go see the new Star Trek movie.

I loved Star Trek. I’m a long-time fan and I’m impressed how they captured the essences of the classic characters, while giving themselves room for a fresh start and a new continuity. I’m fan enough to get most of the little references without screaming about how they had the wrong number of pips on X character’s cuff and therefore the movie was crap. After the movie Crow_again, LilDomino, Peacekaat and I retired to Denny’s to dissect and discuss.

Saturday morning LilDomino woke me up with breakfast and exuberant post-finals energy since she’d finally caught up on sleep at last. She ran around her house getting things accomplished while I tried to sneak five-minute naps where I could. Finally I left to head to Bloomington to meet up with cmhusted since Cmhusted and I were driving down to see Mom today for Mother’s Day.

I drove LilDomino’s car to Cmhusted’s since LilDomino was taking mine up to have my brake pads changed by her mechanically-inclined brother (thanks, LilDomino!). Cmhusted drove us the rest of the way to Evansville, where we met Mom at her sister Jamcde’s. We drove Mom home and ordered pizza, and then all hung out until Cmhusted and Mom were ready to head to bed. I got to see HotaruGirl briefly when she dropped by to pick something up, so that was a pleasant bonus.

Today Cmhusted and I are hanging out with Mom and plan to take her out to dinner tonight. Happy Mother’s Day, all!


[phone beeps] ‘You have 937 messages. . .all of which are marked "urgent".’ -- Voicemail system,
Dilbert

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bzero
May. 11th, 2009 05:19 pm (UTC)
*chuckle*
w00t! That has been pointed out before. *grin* What do I win? LOL
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bzero
May. 20th, 2009 06:00 am (UTC)
Re: *chuckle*
Which one has more free time? LOL
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bzero
May. 10th, 2013 05:04 am (UTC)
Re: *chuckle*
*grin* It's only gotten *slightly* less hectic since 2009...
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xjenavivex
May. 11th, 2009 05:01 pm (UTC)
Glad it was a good week.
bzero
May. 11th, 2009 05:24 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it was. And I have today off and alone for a few hours, so that's nice, too. B)
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