Monday, April 23, 2007

If You Want Something Done Right...

Do it yourself. Yes, you'd think I'd have learned that by now but apparently I'm stubborn. Saturday I get up and tell Matt I'm going to head out to put the tires in the van as I have an 8am appointment, but he tells me he'll do it for me so I took a shower instead. Imagine my surprise when I get out 20 minutes before I'm supposed to be 10+minutes away and he's still in bed >:( I end up getting to the garage 5-10 minutes late and took a nice walk while they changed the tires. Thankfully I took the bottles back and noticed my back tire was really low. I was looking at it some more and noticed it was really worn looking too, weird as I just bought new all seasons. Then I looked at the tire a little more, it was the old tire that couldn't be patched that we hadn't thrown out!!! Thankfully the bottle depot wasn't far from the garage as by the time I explained what had happened and called Matt to get the proper tire brough immediately, it was flat.

Alex stayed with me and watched them change the tire. I had to stop at the grocery store for a couple of things on the way home and that led us past a display of seeds. Well one thing led to another so Alex and I ended up on a little side trip to get some bulbs and other planting supplies to start some indoors :) We went out for a family lunch instead of supper at Kingswood, pizza and an enormous playclimber made Alex's day. I got plenty of stitching in considering they misplaced our order. After that Matt was on the hunt for some building materials to make a stand for his old monitor and a trip to pick up his new LCD. Apparently he needs something 'to do' when he's on post-op leave. I found a cheap copy of The Never Ending Story while Matt was purchasing the monitor and picked it up. Sunday I sat down with my stitching, popped that in and watched Alex become completely fascinated with it. Sure, the effects definitely weren't as cool as when I'd seen it as a child but it was so neat to see him completely taken with it. :)
This week is totally out of whack. Matt's surgery is tomorrow and for the next week or so he's not going out in public so I've got alot of running around to do, yay!


Pumpkin said...

Sounds like you had a very hectic weekend!

I hope Matt's surgery goes well. I'm surprised he thinks he's going to be up for doing something after that!

Lana said...

The Never Ending Story is one of my very Favorites! The first, and original one that is!