The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors (halfshellvenus) wrote,
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"How I spent my Mother's Day vacation..."

First, I missed calling my own mother, because I thought they were at a convention that used to always be held starting Mother's Day. I don't have my parents' cell-phone number because my Dad refuses to give it to anyone (he turns the phone off except for the rare times he needs to call out-- nobody is allowed to call in!). Consequently, I didn't think to call the one number where they actually were-- their own house! Fortunately, they called Monday. :)

I got several lovely cards and poems from the kids-- these are my favorite. Also a pretty trinket box from Lauren, and a small stuffed penguin from Christopher (which Lauren now wants). :)

We went rock-climbing at an indoor facility to try something new and adventurous. This didn't work out as well as I'd hoped-- we wound up belaying for our own group, which meant my husband had to belay for me and I didn't feel terribly safe. Plus, I wore my arms out belaying for the kids! But it was a good time nonetheless, something exciting and different. :D

Monday on the bike path: world's slowest little brown bunny that I nearly hit, and coyote pups! Adult quail, but no little egg-shaped babies yet. :(

My office's annual Fun-Run: I broke 28 minutes on the 5K, which is a shocker-- I've been struggling with 10-minute miles for months.

Last Night's "House": First time ever I've rooted for a patient to die. What an ass! This is the kind of kid military school is made for. :0
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