This was the first weekend the kids spent the night at their dad's apartment. I tried to keep myself busy in a possibly manic sort of way (see my shopping above). I also went to IKEA in Atlanta, Wal-Mart and the grocery store on Saturday and was gone from my empty house most of the day. Avoidance, anyone? Some thunder storms rolled through Saturday night and E's
demon Furby was woken up twice by the noise or vibration. The second time I was woken by that evil furry monster, I decided removing its soul batteries was the prudent thing to do. E is still waiting on me to put the batteries back in. Good luck with that, E.
I had the girls back Sunday and today. To give you an idea of what goes on in this house, both E and S separately asked me if the dogs pooped or barfed in the house while they were gone (no). Did a dog poop in the house today? Why yes, yes he did. Welcome home, kids!
I'm really proud of myself that I figured out how to fix the garbage disposal today without a) paying for repairs and b) chopping my fingers off. All the instructions online said never put your hand down the drain to mess with the blades. Um, sure. I did ultimately do it correctly- I turned off the breaker and everything- and still have ten complete fingers. I did, however, call in a professional for wasp and wasp nest removal tomorrow. I've never been stung by a bee, wasp, yellow jacket, etc. so I'm not really scared of them. BUT, those little jerks are apparently short tempered and like to swarm. No thank you. Plus, not having been stung before, I always wonder in the back of my mind if I will turn out to be allergic. Is it really worth the risk of anaphylactic shock? I think not. All in all, not a bad way to spend Labor Day weekend.