Sorry for the lack of updates recently - I have no real excuse other than the muse has not moved me. Perhaps I needed a break from blogging - I think that this is one of the longer breaks I've taken in recent months. Back when I started this blog, it wasn't uncommon for me to have weeks and weeks with no updates.
But here I am. I have to say that the week has been relatively exciting in some rather mundane ways. I have given up pop (or soda or Coke depending upon where you're from) for now in attempts to severely limit my caffeine intake. I realized how poorly I'd been sleeping and figured that the massive amounts of caffeine that I'd been taking in during the day probably played at least a small role in that. I seriously would drink pop all day long - which is not good for circadian rhythms, teeth, or my pocketbook. So that's been good. Instead of replacing pop with coffee, I've replaced it with water and I'm doing pretty well so far. As Sheena Easton would say, so far, so good, I've been moving right along just like I should. It's not like I'll never drink pop again, but I am feeling a lot better for not drinking it all the time.
I have been a bit overwhelmed by the fact that so many jobs around the house that really are my responsibility have been left undone. I still have to recaulk the upstairs tub, and all I can think of is how there has got to be water running down the walls. Seriously, I don't think it's that bad, but you know me, Mr. Worst-Case-Scenario. And then there's the whole thing with Anna headed to kindergarten this year. I cannot remember to call the doctor's office to get her an appointment for a physical which she NEEDS before she can start school. It seems like the only time I can remember it is times like now when it's 10:45 PM and well, you just can't call the doctor's office at this hour. Part of it is me bucking the system because I just hate having to schedule appointments because it just feels like they're herding cattle when you go to the doctor. But my indignation will be small consolation when it comes time for kindergarten to start and she can't go because she doesn't have the proper shots. So tomorrow, I shall endeavor to remember that.
And then, I come across news tonight that Debbie Harry's new record has been delayed by 6 weeks until the end of September. DAMN YOU SALAZAR!! Of course, the word from Debbie's site is that the new release date was "necessary" to allow Debbie to work around some previous committments. I suppose I can believe that, but it still sucks. When I told Heidi that it'd been delayed by 6 weeks, of course the line "they won't be able to send us the inventory invoices for Ajax Warehouse for another 4 to 6 weeks" immediately jumped to mind.
So it's been an interesting week. If you've been stopping by and there have been no posts, I am truly sorry. I'll try to be better. Hopefully we'll be back to regularly scheduled blog programming soon.