Often on the blog or in interviews or twitter or whatever, I mention my happy life. I feel guilty sometimes because it’s such a happy life! Good kids, hot husband, my own business making stuff. Not a lot bothers me. I don’t get too ruffled if something goes awry. USUALLY…so today, here you are, I want to share a little of my day yesterday. At the end it all ends well, so you’ve got that waiting for you!
Two-hour school delay = two-hour work day delay.
In prepping my apron delivery to Whole Foods, I needed to print some tags. I keep them in a file on my computer desktop so I can print them when I need them. We have a whole new shebang here computer-wise, so I spent an hour looking for them in the computer. Looking for things on a computer is hard for me. I consider “looking for something” to be walking around, picking stuff up, looking under it, looking elsewhere. Physical movement I can DO to find something. Looking for something on a computer is click-click-click-click . My brain and my nervous system don’t work like that.
I try to print the invoice. New version of Excel on the computer. Can’t find the print button. Seriously. I kept hitting something that saved it as a pdf, and also erased the last invoice. I did this about 10-15 times. My husband is in IT, and when he makes a website that has any kind of loading features, he puts a notice for the user that says “Please wait while your files are loading/your computer is working” because he lives with me. I keep clicking. Annoying, I know. I’m a seamstress.
Get delivery done. Pick up kids. Open a beer. Husband home.
Emergency cat visit to vet. (cat is ok,btw) I call vet at 5:50, they say I can bring him in at 6:30. I make dinner and get it on the table and get the cat in the carrier by 6:27! Damn straight! (and this wasn’t microwaved either: fried chicken, broccoli, noodles)
I get home from vet at 7:45
We get her measured, dress cut and sewn by 9! We didn’t have a cardigan, so we cut a long-sleeved t-shirt down the middle and shazaam! I didn’t have the exact fabric on hand, but we got it done!
Oh, and my foxy husband ran the house while i went to the vet. Don’t want to skip on passing out the credit. Oh, AND, he cleaned up the cat mess. AND, read bedtime stories to the kids.
So thanks! I feel much better. It wasn’t really a terrible day.