Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Last night I went to a cocktail party. It wasn't a purely social event, as it was hosted by a construction management company and I'm a member of the school building committee for our town. We've nearly completed construction of a like-new highschool, truly a thing of beauty. It's been a long commitment, worth every minute.

Anyway. Party wasn't well-attended this year, there wasn't much to munch on. When it ended, a friend and I headed downstairs to the pub in the restaurant.

PEOPLE! If you can get your hands on eggnog mixed with Sambuca and Frangelico? DO IT.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

I'm really struggling with the fact that I cannot simply slap someone across the face and say I'm tired of your crap. Do it right, or go away.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

We're sick here at the Porch Lady's house. Porch Daughter has been home for 3 days. Porch Mom - that would be me - is insane, and therefore working. In the meantime, our CAT decided to poop in the DRYER.

Actually, I think that's kind of funny.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Well. I've wanted to do this for a while. The name is something to make me smile. My friends and I are known (to some) as the Porch Ladies - we tend to gather on my porch a couple weekend mornings a month to eat food that's really bad for us, drink too much coffee, and talk about everything under the sun. We do this because when we all vacation in Maine together, that's how we spend our early mornings, except on a lake. Watching loons. Which is way better, but you'd be surprised to know just how much we've come to love what we refer to as "Porch Saturdays". It's a way to keep Maine alive all year.
Let's see...anything else you need to know right off the bat? I'm a terrible housekeeper. Truly uninterested. So far, I've been able to pretend that the mess is because I'm busy and interesting and way too cerebral to notice the dust and clutter. The truth is I do notice the clutter and the dust. I just don't want to do the housework. I'd rather watch movies, talk to people, read good books, and knit.
I don't suppose you need to KNOW this, but if you're ever sitting here wondering how I find the time to watch movies, talk to people, read good books, knit, AND juggle a full-time job, volunteer activities, daughter's extra-curricular activities, etc without ALSO feeling crazy most of the time? - now you know the secret.
Plus, I procrastinate. Sometimes that works to my advantage, though, so I don't consider it a failing. Anyway, stick around. It might get interesting.