August 14th, 2001

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My dad and stepmom are coming into town, so I took today off, to clean. Not exactly the most fun way to spend a day off, but as you've seen, I didn't have any time to clean last week, thanks to the fun known as the duty pager.

I had a couple of weird dreams as I was hitting the snooze bar from 6:30 to 9 am (pathetic, I know); the only one I remember was about Jeff Gordon driving this antique GM car to some hick race, and the spots were all filled up, so he said screw you and went to drive NASCAR. I think my lack of TiVo is taking its toll.

Though, I got a page from one of my co-workers telling me I picked a good day off; There was a huge accident on the way to work and it would have taken me forever to get into work anyway.

Anyway, back to cleaning; I'll probably be posting on and off as the day goes on. Whee!
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Spread the love, baby!

Continued throughout the day as I clean; inspired by wolfiegirl and harperwilla

One reason why I adore each of you:
apasionado In addition to being a wonderful, creative person, you remind me so much of myself when I was a few years younger.
bene My lifesaver while I was in Champaign -- what a kind sweet person you are.
bizetsy Chocolate marshmallow! I admire your spunk, your hair, and your shoes!
collegegirl You're a talented writer, and you always write what's on your mind
crashingcleo Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit! Plus, I've always wanted to be a bartender.
emily0582 You are a totally incredible lady, Miz emily. If only I could write like you.
evan Always thoughtful, his writings make me think as well.
wolfiegirl Nikki, you are one of the most genuine people I've been aquatinted with, and reading your posts always makes me smile.
grapesoda You always have interesting stories to tell -- I love reading the next one.
gucky From up days to down days, you're always an amazing writer, copy writer, and artist.
haphazard I wish I had your talent with photography!
harperwilla doot doot dilla! Can I live vicariously through your adventuresome self?
jezaurelle You are so adorable and well spoken; the pictures of you and Darren were too cute in a good way.
joegotamuffin You and your tiny little voices make me laugh; if it weren't so hot, I'd bake a breadmaker loaf in your honor
lvglenn We WILL YDKJ, buddy, believe it!
majorweather I hope you make it up to Chicago! You are high up on my list of "people who would be fabulous to hang out with."
scootah King of the stock market! (Even if your cat beats you at chess :) )
skeets I still don't know how you get all the eight million things done in your life and have time to post -- color me impressed. And, you got to meet Bruce Campbell!
spooble A never ending source of crazy entertainment, I look forward to the 'word of the day'. And, I have your CD!
zarobi Zarobi, who introduced me to the wonderfulness of Chick Nights. I need to visit this year!
zen_raven, most definitely not least, what would I do up here without you? You understand my sense of humor, and keep my book cravings fed, among many many other things.
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On guests...

So my dad and step mom are visiting, and I give them my room because it's got the queen, my spare room has a full.

I come upstairs, and not only is half the sink filled with their toiletry, but she's taken half my closet for their clothes!

I mean, when I said, sure you can use the ironing board, I didn't expect the whole closet...

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