Tuesday, June 26, 2007

It's 96 degrees outside...why am I here?

The beach was awesome, and I am totally bummed that I am back at work today. Short week, though...just three days, and then just two next week and a five day weekend, so I suppose I really shouldn't be complaining too much! But it is gonna be brutally hot today, and I would rather be at the beach:-D

The weather cooperated, so we had three straight beautiful days at the beach (well, 2 and a half...we got there about 1:00 on Saturday). It looks like the week is going to be really, really hot and sunny, so the rest of the family will certainly appreciate their extended stay! As far as I know, they are just gonna bum around on the beach...whether they go into town for a bit, or decide to be more ambitious and venture to the mainland is up to them!

I guess I don't really have any, like, specific stories or anything...it was just a really fun weekend. the party on Friday night was perfect...tons of people stopped in for a bit, or stayed all night, to meet my family. A bunch of my friends made it for at least a little bit so they could meet Tinkerbelle and everyone else. Boss Foxy and her husband came by, as did some other people I work with...it is always kind of weird to see work friends outside of work...lol.

Big Sis was a most excellent hostess, and let's all thank her for opening her home up to entertain my whole family (which is...once again...of no relation to her at all, she is just nice like that. Also, she likes to show off her house...which you would, too!!!) I suppose an identical thanks is due to The Brain Surgeon, since it is his house, too. Well, maybe not technically (32 more days:-))...but we don't need to worry about that.

We didn't really have too much trouble getting to the beach. The ferry was a total zoo, but the overall delay wasn't too bad, and since I was kind of expecting it, it was manageable. And once we got there, we really just kinda hung around. We hung out on the beach, cooked out both nights, drank a lot and just basically relaxed. Basically the whole crew was there...all the Chicago folks, plus my whole Boston "family" and all of their various attachments. Some assorted friends and neighbors came over at various times (one of whom seemed to have a bit of a thing for Tinkerbelle's Mom, and she for him...we will need to keep an eye on this!)

Munchkin introduced Tinkerbelle to all of her "summer friends", several of whom were down for their first weekend of what will be the whole summer. And they went swimming and built sandcastles and basically just enjoyed the weather and the location. If there is anything better than being a kid at the beach all summer, I don't know what it is...

I took Tinkerbelle out for a really long jet ski ride on Sunday morning, which was fun. We went up the coast of the island a ways...I had to stop and get gas because I went too far to make it back without running out:-) And every once in a while we would just stop and float around in the water and look and stuff and have girl talk...I had fun:-)

Anyways...they are down there for the rest of the week, and Munchkin is with them. I am going back Thursday night after work and staying until Saturday. Let's all start encouraging The Boy to skip out on work on Friday so he can come with me:-) I am pretty good at convincing him of stuff, but I can use all the help you can offer:-)

They are all flying out on Saturday, so I think I will come back and make sure they get to the airport ok and stuff. Hopefully they enjoy the rest of the stay...I think they are all having fun so far, and I am really glad they all finally came out to visit:-)


Scotty said...

I am jealous of your time at the beach... although I will be taking all of next week off! Woo hoo!

Accidentally Me said...

Scotty - I really can't complain...I have a five day weekend next week, and then the following Friday off, too.

brandy said...

Nice! Sounds like you had a great weekend. Good friends, the beach and jet skiing?? I'm jealous!

Accidentally Me said...

Brandy - Don't forget the chance to hang out with my adorable little sisters...both of them!!!

2xA+r0n said...

It's 96deg outside and I'm about to ride the motorcycle home.


Anonymous said...

i don't know why i'm here either.