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31 May 2010 @ 04:11 pm
Oh, dear heavens above, I'm BEAT.  
We're back from the whirlwind trip to Denver/the mountains.

Home sweet home.

Their kids were sick before we got there, BIL got sick Saturday night, and I was up 'til 5:30 last night with poor Ethan. I've never seen him so sick, and I had nothing for him. The middle of the night in a strange town? It was a stupid, helpless feeling. And there was nothing I could do but hold his little head and pat him. He's marginally better today. He drank some Sprite, had some bread and part of an apple. Poor kid.

But. We're home. And summer has officially started. I'm not even waiting on the summer solstice. It's dragging it's feet, anyway. It's warm, the kiddos are out of school, the pool is beckoning, and I'm determined to make the most of it all.

Got some new recipes from the SIL. (We drank some great wine, too.) Will post about them because they are supper yummy. And summery. But not today. Because I don't plan to move too much more, today.

Ah, and one more thing, The Contest For May ends tonight (or before I get up in the morning - I don't anticipate that being super early, either). All you lovelies that wanted prompts, tonight is the night! Go here to post or request a prompt, if you're that girl (or boy? I have 2 on the f-list) who enjoys the pressure of a impending deadline. :D

Ready to write. And sleep. And cook. And sew. And lay (in the shade) by the pool.

Bring it on, summertime. I'm ready.

 
 
I am:: bed
I feel:: exhaustedexhausted
I hear:: NCIS
 
 
 
O Demanding One: Spring/Summer: Yummy Blueberries!heyurs on May 31st, 2010 10:33 pm (UTC)

*tries to drink in your attitude about Summer*

Welcome home! :D

*pats the poor booger* Bless his heart. ♥

Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on May 31st, 2010 10:35 pm (UTC)
I love blueberries.
O Demanding One: Express: Teddy Friendsheyurs on May 31st, 2010 10:36 pm (UTC)

I know! Me, too! I thought I'd share with you to give you a welcome home treat. :D

Carrie Leigh: Stupid raisins stay out of my cookiescarrie_leigh on May 31st, 2010 10:37 pm (UTC)
You're sweet.
O Demanding One: Express: (BH) Wheeee!heyurs on May 31st, 2010 10:39 pm (UTC)

*hugs*

I have something else for you, too, but just know this is not THE ONE I am still working on from another person. I want chocolate AND coffee. ;) So, until I get what I want, what I have right now will still be sweet. ♥



Edited at 2010-06-01 12:14 am (UTC)
O Demanding One: Express: Thank-You Typing Miceheyurs on June 1st, 2010 12:13 am (UTC)

OK, here we go! Hope you like! :D

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Ta-daaa! Your very own signature! *g* Even though I was after this before you started my little series with Baby Elyse, I wanted you to have something before I get the one I REALLY want for you. Every time you make a post or just whenever, you sign it with this! :D

Carrie Leigh: thank youcarrie_leigh on June 1st, 2010 12:15 am (UTC)
Aw, thanks, Ursula! You're a doll.
O Demanding One: Urs: Ursness  :)heyurs on June 1st, 2010 12:16 am (UTC)

You're welcome! *big grin*

Ayla: Amusedabitofayla on May 31st, 2010 11:03 pm (UTC)
Since you hadn't posted in forever, I had to search for that post of yours about the contest thing.

I'm sorry you're sick. I'm sorry Ethan was sick. *hugs* Apparently, a lot of folks are sick.

Maybe this summer won't be as unbearable as usual... I mean... Texas has some freak weather sometimes.
Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on May 31st, 2010 11:11 pm (UTC)
I read yours. Hee. :D

We're going to live.

And YEAH. Freak weather. The tornado sirens went off FOUR times the other night.
Ayla: Tiva - loveabitofayla on June 1st, 2010 12:09 am (UTC)
What'd you think of it?
Carrie Leigh: fairie kisscarrie_leigh on June 1st, 2010 12:11 am (UTC)
I'm going to read them all and review tomorrow :D
Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on June 1st, 2010 12:11 am (UTC)
I need NCIS icons.
Aylaabitofayla on June 1st, 2010 12:21 am (UTC)
Indeed you do. ncis_icons

There. Go there. spoonyrific, alyssinmymind, frilencer, and geekery are among my favorite iconists.

It's wrong to keep my in limbo about my fic. lol.
Ayla: Probie skillsabitofayla on June 1st, 2010 12:22 am (UTC)
I would have more if I had more space. 15 just doesn't cut it nowadays.
Elle Blessingway: *is ded*elle_blessing on May 31st, 2010 11:16 pm (UTC)
Your icon about sums up how I feel right now.

Dood. Poor Ethan :( ... I'm glad y'all are home. Just being there might help him get better faster.

*SMOOSH*
Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on May 31st, 2010 11:26 pm (UTC)
It sure is making me feel better.