So remember in my previous post, when I said that I hate it when people flake out on things? Um, that would be me this morning. Ugh. A couple of days ago a lady I go to church with called and asked if I would help her pass out flyers for an upcoming church function. I said I would, because I figured I could put Maren in the stroller and get some much-needed exercise walking around, and also because I know how hard it is to get people to do stuff like this. I was supposed to meet at the church at 9:00 a.m. this morning to get my assignment.
I woke up at 8:45 a.m.
Oopsie. I didn't set my alarm last night, as I almost never sleep that long and Maren is usually up by then anyways. When I climbed out of the deep pit of slumber and opened my eyes and saw the clock, I honestly thought I could make it (despite the fact that it takes a good 10-12 minutes to even get to the church) and rushed around throwing clothes on and trying to get together a portable breakfast for Maren and me. At five minutes to 9:00 I realized it wasn't going to happen, and I meekly called and left an apologetic message for the woman who I'd flaked out on. I do have the chance to redeem myself, as they're meeting again on Saturday morning. I don't particularly want to go then, which is why I had chosen today in the first place, but I feel that I need to make up for my flakiness. Maybe if I ask nicely, Quin will join me with the hound, and if I get really lucky, someone will be having a yard sale along my route!
My late wake-up and the ensuing flake-out have totally screwed up my morning. I feel completely out of sorts and don't feel like doing much of anything besides staring at the computer and wasting my time reading blogs. In fact, I've already done about 2 hours of that and I'm not even tired yet! I put Maren down for her nap more than an hour ago which means I'm wasting precious Maren-free time that I should be using to get my mountain of stuff ready for eBay, but I just can't quite muster up the energy. I do have several errands to run this afternoon when Maren wakes up so I'm going to have to kick it into gear at some point, but that point is still a few hours away.
I have done one productive thing this morning--I signed up for the Red & Aqua Swap over on Swap-bot! I read about it on Jenny's blog, Allsorts, and immediately knew that I wanted to be a part of it. Red and turquoise are my favorite colors. It used to be separately, but this summer I've seen how they look together and I simply adore the combination! This will be my first time in a swap but I've looked with envy at the swap packages people have posted on their blogs and I can't wait to get in on that! It will be such fun to shop for Red & Aqua things at the craft store and while thrifting. I think I'll even stamp some goodies for my swap partner. I have a feeling this may not be my last swap!