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Weekend Roundup *whupCHEEE!*

We are not discussing how I'm not exercising this morning. (OMG, it's not triple digits!! I'm working in the garden today, hurray!)

  • Spent a ridiculous amount of time watching television with Mr. S
  • (The Office S1, Arrested Development S1 and Deadwood.) I love that Mr. S "aww"s every time Jim reveals his feelings for Pam on The Office.
  • Proved my smarts to the man by explaining all of the in-jokes on AD such as: George Michael, who is incredibly wishy-washy and on the fence, is in love with a girl named "Maeby." How Gob shows up on a Segway to move the narration/plot to a new place. Hahahaha. Man, I love that show.
  • Spent a ridiculous amount of time perfecting my impression of Louis Armstrong as Gandalf. Song will follow.
  • Wrote a whopping 25 words. See: television with husband
  • Booked my ticket for glorious Detroit to see BFF before they move to Flahrida in October. (They live in Ann Arbor)
  • Got a cold
  • Visited with the in-laws (omg, it was FATE that led me to clean the bathrooms before they surprised us with a visit!!) and actually ENJOYED our conversation!
  • Until MIL put the fear of god in The Boy about his upcoming camp (school camp - first time to be away at camp) by talking about someone she knew that had a horrible experience
  • Smirked when Mr. S asked her if she was friggin' insane. I swear, the woman doesn't think.
  • Spent an hour on the swingset with The Boy explaining how awesome camp is, how much fun I had when I went, and how he's going to be fine. And mom and dad are only a call away.
  • Pulled all of the appliances out of the laundry room and scrubbed the floor. Vinegar-to-repel-cats-from-peeing is still working, YAY.
  • Found a most awesome clip on YouTube that made me squirm in my chair. (embeded below. Boys kissing.  WARNING.)



What about YOU?

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ladycat777
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:33 pm (UTC)
Awww, your m-i-l is crazy, sometimes. I'm so glad Mr. S called her on it. Because yes, it makes total sense to scare an eleven year old who's never done this before. Brilliant.

Did you see Colbert and Stewart on the emmy's? I love them :)
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:35 pm (UTC)
I didn't!!! I forgot about the Emmys because we were SO INVOLVED in Arrested Development *beams at you* and then it was Deadwood's series finale and !!! It was MOST UNSATISFYING.

I'm refreshing YouTube like a summbitch to find clips. I read the transcripts, and I love them, too. And I love YOU, kitten!
tinpanalley
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:42 pm (UTC)

Sitting on the television for hours at a time is one of life's simple joys! Louis Armstrong as Gandalf? I'm intrigued... *offers you kleenex and your hot beverage of choice for your cold* Poor boy! Nothing worse than to be excited/nervous about something only to have someone scare the bejeezus out of you with a story of badness! And, in conclusion, boys kissing=always good.
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:47 pm (UTC)
But I NEVER sit and watch TV. It's a thing. *loves books and magazines* So it was very exciting. :D

Gah, I'm trying to remember the song. It was set to "What A Wonderful World." "I see fires on 'Rogs/Strider too!/ I speak Elvish/How 'bout you?/ And I think to myself... this is Middle Earth."
brandil
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:42 pm (UTC)
Colds suck.

Boys kissing rocks.
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:45 pm (UTC)
Eh - I never get sick, and lots of tea is doing the trick.

It SO rocks. (I need more surfer-dude looking boys kissing. Nguh.)
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southernbangel
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:53 pm (UTC)
Colds suck.

Mr. S does not.

MIL's can be crazy.

The Boy is awesome. As is Arrested Development.

My weekend consisted of mainlining Firefly and then meeting that whore, Maren, for dinner last night. Yes, I do believe the world will be ending right about now.
southernbangel
Aug. 28th, 2006 02:54 pm (UTC)
Also? I clearly ROCK at HTML.
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a2zmom
Aug. 28th, 2006 03:01 pm (UTC)
Your MIL is a nutter.

Louis Armstrong as Gandalf? I'm filing this under things I never thought about.

The Boy will love camp. (Hopefully he won't have the experience A did when he went to camp as a middle school team building exercise. One of the kids did a pole dance. Or, maybe that is the sort of thing he should have as part of the full camp experience.)

No gardening for me. It's been crazy raining here.
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 03:05 pm (UTC)
She just isn't aware that sometimes she shouldn't PASS ON FEAR. (She's afraid of everything, for the record.)

More Gandalf singing a song like Louis Armstrong. (I put the words up in a comment to tinpanalley)

I think he'll love it. He's much more confident this year, has some guys he likes to hang with that'll be there, and I think it'll be okay. *crosses fingers* It's only three days? PLUS, it's during the school week, so that adds to the fun.

It's raining today! I can barely believe my eyes!! We haven't had measurable rain in months. My POOR GARDEN. It's just depressing to see how dry and tan everything is...
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stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 03:11 pm (UTC)
It's a camp for the 5th grade - all of the 5th graders in the entire district go away during the week to reinforce some learning, team building, and that sort of thing, not to mention the nature observing stuff that they'll do, too. I've never heard of such a thing either, but we moved to this particular district because they're so higly rated and they don't "teach to the test," if that makes sense. They do fun stuff that's very hands-on.

Man, I went to TOWN this weekend. I'm talking washing WALLS. But it needed to be done. Urk.
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cherusha
Aug. 28th, 2006 03:55 pm (UTC)
STEPHEN COLBERT KISSED JON STEWART.



There.

I spoiled the Emmys for everyone. >:D
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 04:06 pm (UTC)
AHAHAHAHAHA!!! Awesome. I need to find that clip, dammit!





unless you are teasing me, in which case: >:o

*thumb cuddles you*
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beadbeauty
Aug. 28th, 2006 04:23 pm (UTC)
This is Bob LOBLAW

I went out to dinner Friday night with the kiddos,David, and a friend. I died my hurr on Friday too and it brings me much joy.
Saturday I planned a luncheon for the girls on the TT board so we could meet in person. It was nice!
Saturday night I went to my friends house so we could BBQ and I drank probably 8 glasses of wine. I cannot believe my incredible lushiness. Then I played guitar- 1st time in YEARS. My fingers STILL hurt. Played Dad's songs and a bunch of other Stuff. You know: Tesla (Love will find a way...) and of course Dust in the Wind. Holy crap I am such a loser.

Sunday I spent throwing up and laying around with a terrible hangover. Aren't you jealous of my coolness?

PS- Ask me about the bully. HE STABBED A LITTLE GIRL IN THE EYE WITH A PENCIL ON FRIDAY. WTH? A 5 year old.
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 04:54 pm (UTC)
DOUBLE YOU TEA EFF!!!

I only want to hear tales of THAT, omg. (also, haha to the songs and Drunk!You. Bweee!! Frankie Says: Relax.)

WHAT IS UP WITH THIS BULLY, and is the child okay???
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julia_here
Aug. 28th, 2006 04:55 pm (UTC)
Mr. Space wanted to watch the Emmys so watch them we did. I was just grateful he didn't want to watch TV-Land or the Finance Channel.

Even *I* liked camp, minus one horrid episode where I freaked about having to go home with the Troll Family afterward. I wish there was Mom Camp, where we could go and do crafts and swim and have other people cook for us.

Julia, needing to go sort a load out of the Left Behind Laundry pile blocking the kids' hallway
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 05:08 pm (UTC)
Oooh, I like the idea of a Mom's Camp. I think those are called "spas." :D

Finance Channel? Although it wouldn't surprise me if it ever happened, I can't imagine a duller way to spend the day. Unless it's watching C-SPAN. How much do you want to bet that they would have a reality program within the first year? Like... pairing up a financial analyst and someone who's never balanced their checkbook and is thousands into debt. :)
entrenous88
Aug. 28th, 2006 05:14 pm (UTC)
I had comments. Seriously.

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stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 05:35 pm (UTC)
*points to icon*

Noooooo!! (Oh, because of the BOYS??? Nguh.)
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marguerite_26
Aug. 28th, 2006 06:40 pm (UTC)
omg... i missed your b-day!!! by, um, a lot... but i wrote in my head 28th and not 8th... so oopsies!!!

happy birthday stoney1!!!11

life here is still totally nuts. kids sick, me sick, shift key still not working... sorry for the punctuation massacre... will be better friend and typer in a couple months, promise!
ps: pluto flist cut icon? *g*
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 07:40 pm (UTC)
re: ps. Heeeee!

And no, no, no! Is no big deal about the b-day, for real! But I thank you WHOLE HEARTEDLY for saying anything at all! *hugs* Your baby is probably old enough to DRIVE now. I am SO LAME. *cough* Did you notice the brief mention about me organizing my sewing station? Keep your eyes peeled for a smallish package. *g*

Sick baby? Sick mom? WOE. I swear, there is something going around. The Boy and Em complained about stuffy noses and feeling oogy Friday. Vitamin C to the rescue! Also: TEA. *squishes*
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moosesal
Aug. 28th, 2006 09:07 pm (UTC)
So the boy kissing was hot, but why'd the vid have to end where it did? *weeps*

My out-laws are gone! I have the house all to myself again! Yay!
stoney321
Aug. 28th, 2006 09:09 pm (UTC)
I don't KNOW!!! *gnashes teeth*

And hurray for you having your nest back!! *shoots fireworks, then LEAVES so you can have the house in PEACE, omg!!*
st_salieri
Aug. 29th, 2006 06:01 am (UTC)
I'm sorry about the cold. :( *distracts you with more Pluto icons*

And OMG HOT BOYS. Guh. Except for the fact that the deliciously pouty blond is chomping on gum the whole time.
stoney321
Aug. 29th, 2006 12:05 pm (UTC)
Heee!!! Isn't that hilarious? "Like, oh my god, let's totally get it on. *chompchomp*"

More Pluto icons!! Hahaha!
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