Breath In. Breath Out. Repeat.


Let me just explain why I feel like I’ve been run over by a mack truck:

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Wake up at 4:30.  Catch a bus to Oxocoaulta.  Ride in a car six plus hours with babies on my lap squished in between two adults.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Go to special meeting.  Ride back to Tuxtla in a car six plus hours with babies on my lap squished in between two adults.  Pack.  Go to bed late.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Wake up at 5:00.  Catch a taxi to the airport.  Fly to Mexico City.  Run like mad to immigration because I am missing paperwork.  Endure an earthquake.  Fly to Colorado.  Endure a jerk at immigration.  Walk quickly because I tell the jerk that I think he is being a jerk.  Get mad at the lady at the check-in counter because she sends me on a wild goose chase.  Barely make my plane.  Get mad at the lady on the plane because she tells me I have to pay $2.00 for headphones.  Make it to Priya’s at 11:00.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Hang out at Priya’s with the dogs.  Get my squirrel eyebrow waxed.  Rush like mad to meet Mom south of Chattanooga.  Drive home to Momma’s house.  Arrive at 10:30.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Wake up. Meet Raquel at Cracker Barrel at 10:00.  Drive to get Rachel at her house.  Drive to Mama’s work.  Drive to NOVA (with fifteen stops for bathroom and food).  Arrive at Daddy’s at 11:00ish.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Wake up.  Drive to Falls Church.  Visit Karen.  Shop at Target.  Drive to Alexandria.  Metro to D.C.  Walk to the Washington Monument.  Then to the World War II.  Then to the Vietnam.  Then to the Lincoln Memorial.  Then to the Koren Memorial.  Then to Foggy Bottom.  Metro to Alexandria.  Taxi to the car.  Drive to supper at Southside 815.  Drive to Herdon to sleep.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Wake up.  Drive to Alexandria.  Go to TJ Maxx.  Buy cute rain boots.  Drive to Pentagon City.  Eat.  Metro to D.C.  Walk to the Capitol.  Walk to the White House.  Poke around the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Poke around the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.  Metro to Pentagon City.  Drive to Del Rey.  Have supper at Los Tios.  Drive to Maryland with Lisa.  Drive towards her house.  Drive back to Maryland to find Jenny’s boat.  Drive around for an hour looking for the boat.  Drive around looking for a pay phone.  Beg the guy at the gas station for his phone.  Get Rachel.  Drive to Lisa’s house.  Go to bed at 2:00 A.M.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Make breakfast with Nater-Tater.  Drive to Daddy’s house.  Drive to Tennessee.  Pick up Maci.  Drive to Rachel’s house.  Drive to see Mama.  Go to the grocery store.   Go home to sleep.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Wake up early to make two batches of chocolate oatmeal cookies.  Make chicken salad.  Shower.  Dress.  Rush to special meeting.  Visit Grandpa and Grandma Carol.  Go to Mamaw’s for the night.

Breath in.  Breath out.  Relax…

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