Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sweaty September - The Meek Moose "Currently" Needs To Buy Stock in Deodorant

Today was the first day back with the kids.  The air conditioning busted around noon.  Summer decided to appear in Virginia, seeing as it's been 75 to 85 for three months, I was not prepared for a 90+ degree day with humidity.  Not that I would have been prepared for that any other day during the last three months.  The Meek Moose is strictly a 75 degrees with a whispering breeze sort of gal.  I am a lover of a light cardigan, I must say...

So anyway- I KNEW that yesterday was the first.  And I KNEW that it was time for the currently.  It's just that I had lesson plans to write and a sub binder to create because I have to be out the second day of school.  Which I have been telling everyone who will listen because I feel like I need the sympathy.  The Meek Moose is feeling needy. Which explains why the package of cookie dough Oreos is nearly gone. For those of you new to this magical mystery ride, I am totally an emotional eater.  And also a lover of food. So the two really work together quite nicely.



Listening to - yeah baby!  I am all about that bass, about that bass, no treble!  It's like the fifties, sixties, bouffant hair, Sally Field as Gigi, I Like Big Butts and I Cannot Lie sort of smorgasboard. Plus, it's not a break up song, or I'm falling in love song so I don't have to start weeping halfway through listening.  It's a GEM I tell you.


Loving - saw these strategically located near the checkout at the local Walmart.  Clearly, they knew I was coming and planned ahead.  In general, not a huge Oreo fan. Sorry, Nabisco.  I'm not sure what it is about the flavor of the dark chocolate cookie part of your normal deal that I have trouble with.  I am willing to eat my weight in the creamy inside filling though.  However- you have stolen my "all about that bass" heart with this new coupling of cookie dough and cookie.  Of course, the package says limited edition.  So, just as I do every year when the pumpkin cheesecake Ben and Jerry's goes out of season- for this too, I shall weep.



Thinking - about too much, which is the norm for me.  Truly, I do hate sub plans.  I think it's because I get aggravated at people who think I have a cake job, just because supposedly I have summers off (which is a joke - I work all summer people).  I have to write a dissertation to take a day off from work.  Seriously, those two ideas don't equate.  But then I have to recognize that I am a straight up whiner and I need to pull up my big girl panties and move on.  But then I think that I miss my sister.  She's moved to Australia by way of a month long tour of Europe.  Which sort of makes me hate/miss her at the same time. I love you, you effing cow.  It's like that.  It should be a t-shirt marketed for sisters.  Somebody get on that.

This is my- I have ten minutes out of thirty for lunch, I'm so tired I'm not even really awake right now,  and I'm sweating face


Wanting AND Needing the best outcome in court tomorrow for my son.  I suppose I most likely won't sleep tonight.  I guess it's good that I have more sub plans to write. Although- I must say- I got the bulk of the work done yesterday and now it's just a couple of fill ins.  I am proud of my sub binder- yes indeedy.



Also needing though- my eyebrows done.  I need a touch up.  they are starting to grow downward.  we need to put that curve back in there.  And of course, if I'm going to go do that, I really should go ahead and get the head highlights touched up and maybe a nice trim. And a pedicure.  Maybe some french tips.  A massage would be good too.



Three trips:

First- my dad owes me a trip to Disney World.  I will wait patiently for him to make good on his promise to me when I was fifteen. Patiently does not mean that I won't be mentioning it to him at every opportunity.  As I have been mentioning it for the past nineteen years.  Eventually, he will break down.  I just know it.  I want my damn submarine ride.

After finding this picture, I have discovered that they closed this ride in 2004 and paved over the lagoon. And I'm out of cookie dough oreos.  I bet my sister, the hussy, knew all along.  Didn't you? ^&$%#%$#%$&%&*

Second - Melbourne, Australia  because my sweet sister, the effing cow touring Europe, will be living there.  She spent four hours in The Louvre the other day. And bought a black dress in Paris. @#$#%$%^$$%@$

They better have a submarine at this stupid park...

Third - Fiji.  Because of The Poseidon Undersea Resort, Yo!

I'm going alone and leaving all you submarine lagoon paver overers to rot in a below zero winter...


Otherwise, today was my first day with my kids.  I currently have *18* (holy cow, yay!) and they are pleasant and follow directions surprisingly within the first or second request.  I just hope the air conditioning is working when I return on Thursday...



If you haven't taken a moment to learn your vacation dreams of nearly twenty years have been crushed, make sure you fill out September's Currently and link up with Farley! ( Farley not responsible for crushing of vacation dreams)


14 comments:

  1. Oh goodness I don't know what's going on but hoping, wishing and praying for your during court tomorrow. Whatever it is it does NOT sound fun :( :( Sadsies times a million. Hang in there mama!

    Those Oreos look too good for this girl. Once I start I'll never stop!

    Hope
    Teaching With Hope

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    1. Thank ya, much! I appreciate the warm wishes. I didn't stop with the oreos. The pack is now empty...

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  2. Love the video! It makes me laugh.
    But sorry you're missing your sister ... and all the best with the court thing....you've got the CUTEST lil' boy!

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    1. Big smoochies, kitten! He's quite photogenic. But he is also a dramatic diva. I suppose the two go together.

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  3. Sub plans are the absolute worse. And people who aren't teachers just don't get it. Whenever I'm feeling slightly ill my boyfriend says, "Why don't you just call in tomorrow." And every time I have to explain to him that taking the day off will be more work than actually going. It's frustrating just thinking about it!

    Good luck tomorrow - I hope everything goes well!

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    1. Thank you, Lydia. I have come to the mind that each school should just hire an in house physician and see us during daily planning. And then everything else, aside from mental sick days where one needs to go shopping, should be done over video conference call...

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  4. Love reading your posts - they are a giggle, a breath of fresh air, and so very real. Thank you.

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    1. Sandi, I think you have inadvertently stumbled upon the name of a deodorant stick that would be named after me: Real Giggle Fresh! ;) Start marketing it now.

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  5. Ugh, I swear not having to write sub plans is one of the BEST parts of my job. I hate them! Prayers (and hugs) for you in court today.

    So, I don't think I've told you yet, but you and our music teacher (my work BFF) may be twins. Not only do you look similar, but you have VERY similar senses of humor. She showed me this EXACT video last week, and I DIED laughing! I'll have to drag her with me to the next meet-up!

    Don't Let the Teacher Stay Up Late

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    1. I am ready for a doppleganger! Bring her on!

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  6. Oh gosh - you have me laughing out loud while I'm sitting here! (I know there are a bunch of letters for that but I never remember them.). It has been a lovely 90 degrees and humid here too all this week and last week... After a summer with barely any 90 degree days at all. I feel your pain!!! (And I get the sweat - in all the wrong places!). Good luck tomorrow and stay cool! ~ Lisa.

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    1. Yes, Lisa. I often forget all the letters too. that's why I prefer to just mash my keyboard with Homer Simpson-like hands $&^$%^$&^%&*. Snort. And wrong place is RIGHT! I think I smelled like chicken soup by the end of yesterday...blah.

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  7. Cookie dough Oreos?!? Where have I been?? I going to the store today!! I love cookie dough and I love Oreos!! And I love reading your blog too!!

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    1. Thank ya, Babe! Yes, go buy those cookies. Tell Nabisco I sent you.

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