Monday, May 18, 2009

A Weekend for the Weekend

Sundays are my favorite days. I especially love the lazy type of Sundays when it's beautifully sunny, 70 degrees, and nothing on the "to-do" list. Yesterday was not that Sunday. Actually, this whole weekend left us feeling like we needed another weekend just to recover. 

Friday was a day of spending $$$. We went to Home Depot to buy materials for the last big backyard project: enclosing the deck underneath. We have a hilly yard, and our deck sits up quite high, so you can see all the rocks and junk that we throw under the deck. And since we are having a graduation party, what better inspiration to get everything looking decent. I must mention I don't necessarily like lattice, but what else is out there to use? Nothing. So, lattice it was. 

Saturday was project day. We worked from 9am until 1pm. It was a gorgeous day, and the project went up with only minor troubles. Then, we took a brief nap to recover for the 9pm to 1am gig Randy had with his band. Of course 1am turned into 3am, because people kept wanting "just one more song," and after drinking and dancing, we all decided that Steak n' Shake cheese fries sounded really good. Then...

Sunday! The day that is supposed to be lazy. Nope. We have to trek to Jerseyville to pick up a tool from Randy's brother. And gee, the guys just happen to be playing softball that day, so Randy promptly changes clothes for 7 innings of glory (he went 4 for 4 with no errors... a career day for him). By the time softball was over (I said "no" to a second game), we headed back to Alton to begin some more projects for the graduation party that is in T minus 6 days.