May 5th, 2007

lj -- drive me crazy

Must. Have. Permanent. Account!!!

I've been nagging the LJ Admin about this for the past two years in various locations. (grin)

And now they're ready to offer the elusive PERMANENT ACCOUNT option -- and wouldn't you know that it's happening sometime this coming JUNE???

What lousy timing for us!!!

This is our busiest time of year right now, until the end of the festival (yes, in June)...

I hope to hell we don't miss the chance when it finally comes!

I signed up to be notified, as it's clearly going to be first come, first served. (We missed it last time around, too -- and would have gladly done it then!) But that's my home email account -- and it's pretty hard to track it from work. (sigh)

Seriously, I forwarded the news to Marilyn mistressmarilyn at work today and she was all over it, too.

No, we probably can't afford the $300 combined for both of us to have these, but what the hell -- it's only money (our mantra recently, with all our unbudgeted expenses... sigh...). And we love our LJs. We LOVE them!

I'm going to try and check here daily, at least. (Yeah, that should last about a day or two...)

Yes, I'm going to be pissed if I miss out on this! You'll be hearing me whine for years to come! Be forewarned! (grin)

Well, as it's the middle of the night and I've got a headache (and my eye is doing something freaky today), I'd better head to bed. I have a TON of work to get done tomorrow!

We're planning to work tomorrow, then actually try and take Sunday off (which I'll believe when I see it!!!). Then Monday should be crazy as hell! There's work to do, the cable TV guy is coming out between noon and 2:00 p.m., I need to fix dinner for company because we're having our Writing Circle meet Monday night. Afterwards we have a ton of work to do on the PowerPoint presentation for Wednesday night's annual Spring Board Meeting -- which must be a PERFECT meeting this year (Centennial year)!!!

Fortunately I got some cleaning done today, in preparation for both the cable guy poking around in multiple rooms (sigh) and have friends in Monday night. I hadn't vacuumed in ages, to be honest! It looks pretty nice now...

(Yeah, I could stand to do more cleaning, but it's probably not happening. I mean, something has to give, and cleaning is one of those things right now...)

I'm wound up. I'd like to be working on work projects right now! (yikes)

But I probably need the sleep... (sigh)



Happy World Naked Gardening Day!

Yes, I'm serious. Today is the Third Annual World Naked Gardening Day! (And the link I just shared is to the official website. I kid you not!)

First thing this morning I had to phone my friend Jan on her cell and leave her message about it. She's this year's Rose Society president. (grin) She just phoned me back and told me she'd just gotten done watering the rose (at the Rose Planting) in Wenatchee, Washington (at the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Parade) -- and being a cheeky sort of gal, I asked her if she'd been wearing clothes while she did it!

Jan is this totally lovely, warm and fun person, so she was delighted by the whole thing -- and she thanked me for phoning. I can't even say what a lovely woman she is. (I almost wrote girl, because there's something so youthful about her. You can just imagine her hanging with her high school or college friends when she's not hanging with you...)

She told me that tomorrow is her 48th birthday (!!!), so I need to be sure and do something for it.

Jan was one of the people who made our recent trip to Vegas with us, though she was able to stay over the weekend. We did get to go to lunch with her at Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville (yes, I had a Cheeseburger in Paradise!) -- and we all sat together down at the pool (one of many) at the Flamingo Hotel where we were staying. (Marilyn mistressmarilyn and I had pina coladas!) Fun, fun!

As I just got done saying to Marilyn (who is at the office working) on the phone, you have to be careful when planting ROSES in the nude -- they've got those damn thorns to deal with! (grin)