Monday, December 29, 2008

3 White Zinfandel's to the wind

Last night was a blast. I met my cousin's and my one aunt at Quaker Steak and Lube. Chris didn't go because his dad came up from Florida, so him and his brother took there dad to Chili's.

I wasn't going to meet everybody out because I didn't want to ask anybody to watch the boys. Sometimes Devin can be a bit trying on people's nerves and three kids is alot when you are used to a calm life.

But, Manda to the rescue! She offered/insisted that I leave the boys to go have some quality time with the cousins. Well, twist my arm and shove me out the door, I'm gone. But only after Jason, Manda's husband, gave me the once over and said,
"I hope you're going to go home and change first and maybe like, brush your hair."

So, I went home brushed my hair, changed my oversized shirt and put some more deodorant on. So fresh and so clean.

I got there and was only going to stay long enough to drink my glass of wine and briefly meet my cousin Shannon's new boyfriend. When my drink was up and I was getting ready to go, they said to at least call and check on the boys to see if I was needed. As usual, Manda had things under control. Even with 9 kids at her house, she somehow managed to get my two younger ones to sleep at their normal time.

So, I sat and had two more glasses of wine. I could feel myself getting louder and there was nothing I could do to stop myself. The next thing I know my brother is telling me to tone it down before they slap a banished picture of me on every Quaker Steak and Lube. I guess they don't like it when you are calling/yelling about hooker's in the middle of the restaurant. But, in my defense, I was yelling at my 17 year old cousin for having sleazy pictures on facebook. I told her if she wants to be a hooker, then she should just whip it all off right there in the middle of the restaurant.

It was a good thing that Chris stopped in to say Hello on his way home, because I was way beyond the driving point. He drove me home, but I swear that the car was moving in all directions. We played some wii watched an episode of lost and fell asleep on the couch until 4:00 when I woke up thirstier than a cactus. We both chugged some ice water and went to bed.

And here I am today. Still chuggin the water and some cappuccino from Dunkin Donuts. What a combo.


  1. I think you made a good first impression, though.

  2. Glad you got out for the night. It is always nice to go out and be away from the kids. Most of all it sounds like you had a great time.

  3. we all need a night out like that once in awhile. glad you had a fun time!


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