Monday, September 18, 2006


Hello. Yes yes, it is me. Still alive!

First of all, I am freaking out about this. I spent most of my weekend researching this, and I am convinced that brown recluse spiders have infested my house. And, let me tell you, there is nothing but fuel for this fire to be found on the internet. Stupid internet. My ultimate conclusion: To be safe from brown recluse spiders, I am going to have to build plastic bubbles for every single member of my family to live in. And I will be sure to shake the bubble to make sure that it is free of brown recluse spiders before making someone live in it. Creepy.

Secondly. I am going to get fired for saying something smart-alecky to the wrong person. Today a man asked me if he was supposed to bring a stool sample in his hand. I told him he could do that, or bring it in his hat. Pause. Then I told him to bring it in a baggie. (duh) Laughter. Luckily, the laughter wasn't just on my side of the phone.

This Thursday Hubby and I will have been married for 3 years! Congratulations to us! We are celebrating by getting cable, and by getting a TV for the living room. But of course we both have to work on Thursday, so we are actually celebrating our anniversary tomorrow. So, TV tomorrow! Yippee! (P.S.-I checked with Hallmark, and audio/visual entertainment is the proper way to celebrate a third anniversary.)

And lastily!







Blonde! Strawberry blonde if you will. I like it. For at least the next five minutes. Then I will dye it again!


Anonymous Britney said...

1. The fact that the Medical Director of the Indiana Poison Control Center's name is Furbee makes me question his authority.

2. Tell hubby that the appropriate "bonus present" for the 3 year anniversary is TIVO! (Everyone deserves bonus presents)

3. Why are there no pics of the hair?!?!?!

6:32 AM  
Blogger E.A.P said...

Rock on with your bad, dye-dependent hair follicles. You can quit whenever you want, but not before you post pictures. PICTURES, I SAY.

8:35 AM  
Blogger Don Quixote said...

If you are really worried about spiders, you might check this out:

The ultimate computer guru you and I both know was bitten by a brown recluse several years ago. His hand swelled up, but he survived.

I've said this before - I don't even remember what your natural hair color is!

1:08 PM  
Anonymous Roo Rides said...

First of all, I love how the Don always leaves a website reference for his comment. Very "love to learn" of him! Just so you know, your recluse freak out has rubbed off on me. I went home on Sunday only to perform frequent spider checks because I was positive they were crawling all over me!!! Thanks! I removed my bed's dust ruffle but as my Mom pointed out, my mattress sits on the floor so that won't really do much good....don't care, its staying off. I will not have a recluse hunting ladder hanging on my bed.... But don't worry, I've already used the spider outbreak as an excuse for why I cannot attend either of my classes on Tuesday. The letter has been submitted (with pictures) so keep your fingers crossed!!!
Next time, ask somebody else (maybe someone with a list of website references as backup) to talk you down because I will just continue the freakout......
PS Happy Anniversary!!

2:48 PM  

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