August 24, 2010

Anatomy of a Pool Toss…

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So long summer…

HELLO AUTUMN. FALL. HARVEST.  PUMPKINS

Don’t try to talk me out of it.  Oh no.  It won’t work. 

Wanna know why?  Well, first because we are Sicky Sickville over here.  Both kids.  Down and out.  Miserable.  Drippy.  Whiny.  So I need something to make me feel optimistic – because being cooped up for a week with two little ones who are under the weather? Turns out has not been “it”.  Who knew.

Also?  Because we are in the last week of August, most of the kids are back in school, and I checked the weather and our heat wave is reported as officially over.  And today, for the first time in heaveknowshowlong, it was windy.  Windy, people.  And I was trying to, just for a moment, remember what that even felt like.  Because we had like 4 hours of Spring before jumping, nay, nose-diving right into a record summer of heat.  So hot it made the pool not really refreshing as much as like a hot bath. 

Also?  The stores have their Halloween costumes up.  Even the Disney Store.  Yes.  Yes they do.  Not that I’ve been in there looking at all the adorable stuff or spending time drooling over the candy bags or wandering into Pottery Barn Kids and drooling some more over the new decor for Fall.  No.  I wouldn’t do that.  Because it’s still August and all.  Ahem. 

But it’s coming.  I can feel it.  And I’m happy!

So happy that if you come back and see me?  You’re gonna get a chance to win a FREE BLOG MAKEOVER.  Yes, You!  And even if you don’t win - (but we won’t think like that) I have a great SPECIAL coming up that will make you want to slap your mama!  Snort.  Trust me!  That great price you’ve been waiting for to get a new look for your blog?  It’s coming…tell your friends. 

8 comments :

Kim said...

Sorry to hear the kids are under the weather.. as for the heat.. well we still have it going strong here.. would be nice if it would cool down.. and I could shut off the AC... Love the pool photos..
have a great week.
Loveya..
Hugz....

Valerie said...

Dateline August 24, 2010: Hobby Lobby has it's Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas items out and ready to move.

They're not even trying to pretend anymore it is all there for the taking.

Take it slow and easy people, or the holidays will be here and gone before you can say Merry Trick and Happy Turkey Year.

Cora said...

WOWie he can get some height on the throw!! I am so ready for fall too but I am more of a cold weather girl. Hope the littles feel better soon.
And I am so jealous of your window shopping, I guess that is the down side to living in small town USA :( I think it is time for a trip to Seattle for some retail therapy :)
Take Care.

Anonymous said...

OK, love the toss, where is the landing???? I wanna see the splash!
deany

Suzie said...

Love the photos!! It's brutally hot down here in FL with humidity so thick you could cut it. I'm ready for some cooler weather. And a blog makeover!!!

Christie said...

Deany - there was no landing - we catch him!!

Mom said...

Loved the pictures of the kiddos, but you have made my mind up for me, I am not coming all the way to Texas, just to get "slapped", oh no I won't!!! : D

ay said...

cute blog, cute photos, hope you all feel better soon. one cootie takes the whole house down. hopefully it passes quickly.