I was trippin’ in Chi {funky} Town!

If it’s going to be about me, we will start with me.
I had a busy week followed by a busy ‘catch-up’ weekend.
But I’m still not caught up. Go figure.

kick poop? Play soccer? I’m slightly confused.

Do you know where I was last week? The Coach swept me off my feet (which is harder than it sounds) for a quick jaunt to Chicago; my favorite city!

I did have a good time, but it was cold. Cold for me. And windy. Seriously, they should call this the windy city!

I had a few moments on one of my days piddling around town where I thought; “10 years ago, I would have flown away right now”. Thank goodness for that ‘over the years weight gain’.

Have I told you how much I love tulips?
 Old and new, I like them both.

 I finally got to meet up with one of my ‘longest blog’ friends. Chi-town!
She is as sweet and funny in person, ok, maybe even sweeter and funnier. IF that is possible.

 We had a great dinner, full of laughter and chattiness…. and surprisingly, no one tried to abduct me, chop me up and sell my organs! Can you imagine? Yeah, you knew some of my organs were almost done already.

It was a fun night…and I can’t wait till they show up on my front door next winter. Lord knows, she won’t show up during the warm seasons. 
I heart you Chi! If you have a chance to meet up with a blog friend and you think that perhaps they are NOT serial killers, then do IT!!!!
I wanted to move into the third floor of Crate & Barrel, but the Coach said no. Fun sucker.
This is the store that the Coach would NOT take me into. Do you know, they don’t actually serve breakfast here? Someone’s been lying to us. 
This is my favorite city to walk. You know, I became a streetwalker overnight. So much to see. So much to do. So much $ to be made. 
for I am guessing that I walked 43 miles the first day. Which is why I deserved a nice lunch. 
There we lots of good lunches and dinners…and now it is back to reality. Back to the grind. Back to  work/laundry/cooking/cleaning, general slaving for my family again. 
It was fun while it lasted.
So, did you miss me?
I know you did. Stop crying. 
Did I miss anything?

I have special eyes.

And not only because I can see through things, like lies and stupidity.

My Dr. told me I have special eyes….and I love her.

Some things I’ve just learned.

  • I’m losing it.

{My eyesight that is}

My eyes are green, but more of a human shade of green.

I started wearing contacts a few years ago. I love them. They make stuff really clear. Don’t you love it when stuff is clear? Recently though, reading was not so easy for me. In fact, it is a down right challenge. Unlike mountain climbers, I don’t appreciate a challenge.

I went back to my special eye Dr. and she said I need to add ‘readers’ to my contacts to read.
That is a bit high maintenance for me, and readers are for old people. There. I said it.
OR
I could use mono-vision contacts.
One contact for near and one contact for far.

I pictured myself walking in a circle. A circle of eyesight confusion.

  • I found out too that the reason I can’t see while driving at night is because of my astigmatism. I thought I couldn’t see at night because I spent too many hours standing in front of the tv as a child.
  • By the by, it is NOT true that I caught astigmatism while playing 7 minutes in heaven either.

I know I should never ever complain about my sight…I am lucky to have it at all…what with all the years of running through the house carrying scissors and shanks.

So, I got my new ‘mono-vision’ contacts last Saturday and all day long I said to anyone who would make eye contact with me: I CAN READ!!! I CAN READ!!!!


You know how special I am…and now so does everyone else. 

And since I’m being all braggy today, I’ll add that I was able to thread a needle this weekend unassisted.

Now, I know how it feels to be a superhero.

So, would you like me to come over and read this blog post to you?
May I assist you with leaving a comment?

I use my powers for good.
Usually.