Monday, October 08, 2007

Not a fan of the three day weekend

I remember what three day weekends used to mean: Sunday night was another night to go out. If I decided to work on Monday I got time and half and an extra paid day off.

Now three day weekends just create an additional day when I attempt to entertain my kids without my husband around, there is no US Mail delivery, and Nickelodeon may preempt its normal programming for a Teennick marathon.

Plus I had a migraine today, so I had to skip the gym. And it was about 85 freaking degrees, again.

On the bright side, Henry had a friend over this morning, and he finally found someone besides his sister who is willing to jump around like crazy in his bedroom listening to Devo.

On the brighter side: another Trouser Press entry for Peter Bjorn and John.

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Now playing: Devo - Jocko Homo

4 comments:

Lumpyheadsmom said...

Columbus Day is probably the weakest federal holiday there is.

But I love having the extra day.

Even if it's more exhausing than being at work.

Auntly H said...

There's very little benefit for an architect on Columbus Day. Free parking at the city meters, but I ride the bus so even that wasn't that great.

Do I need to kidnap you for a week to kick the migraines out of your brain?

Aunt Bob said...

I always think of Columbus Day as the federal holiday that celebrates my birthday.

Anne said...

I made a special point to call the mayor's info line to make sure the meters were free, then I drove to work (gloriously alone in my air-conditioned bubble!) and found after 15 minutes of circling that there wasn't a free space to be had.

I ended up paying $14 to park in the garage. Dammit.

P.S. Happy Birthday Aunt Bob!!