It's 4 a.m. and I haven't gone to bed yet. And frankly I don't intend to start going to bed now.
By the time you read this I'll be leaving on a jet plane bound for . . . The BIG APPLE!
That's right, peeps. My hub and I are going to make like the apple dumpling gang and blow this taco stand. We're going to paint the town red. Candy apple red. And we're taking our two oldest kids with us (because I hate to paint alone).
First stop: NYC. And then on to Washington D.C. where my kids will compete in the National History Day competition.
If my daughter's group breaks into the top twelve I'm going to take her social studies teacher's words--I'll have a heart attack and die if you make it past the school competition--and I'll bake them into a piping hot apple pie . . . and then I'll make her eat them.
For breakfast! Lunch! And dinner!
Is that spiteful?
Anyway, that's why I've been celebrating Martha Martha Martha's birthday for 2 days straight on this blog. I've been tending to all the details.
Details! Details! Details! Someone throw me a floatie because I'm drowning in DETAILS!
How many details does it take to screw in a golden delicious lightbulb?
A bazillion. One to screw in the lightbulb in and 999,999 gazillion to start spreading the news . . . that I AM GOING TO NEW YORK CITY!!!!
(Nani nani boo boo!)
But I won't bore you with the details.
I had to eat a bowl of chicken curry at 3 a.m. and do yoga twice in order to stay awake to complete the finishing touches on the necessary details.
I must say it's the first time I've ever graded research papers with my eyes closed.
Research papers are like good books--you get so much more out of them when you use your imagination.
But I'm done. Done with my spring class. And I didn't even introduce you.
(Didn't want you to get too attached.)
Peeps, this is my class. Class, this is my peeps.
I would marry them all if I could.
Except this one. I promised myself I'd never marry a man (again) that falls asleep while I'm talking.
Does this post even make sense at 4 a.m.? I'm not even punchy or anything?
Anyone want some apple pie and ice cream?