July 5, 2011

The Fourth, By The Numbers

I'm exhausted. In fact, I woke up yesterday morning exhausted so this morning's definitely no prize. That got my thinking, just what the hell did I do that wore me out?

Beers consumed: 12
Cups of coffee mainlined: 6
Cookouts hosted: 1
Hours of sleep achieved: 12
Hours spent on the yard: 3 1/2
Temperature and humidity while working on yard: 95/98%
Movies seen: 1 (Mr. Popper's Penguins)
Games of imaginary Star Wars played: 502
Lego ships built: 32
Lego American flags assembled: 1 (see yesterday's post)
Yard sales participated in: 1 (loosely)
Dollars scored from yard sale: $120
Fireworks set off: 12
Books read: 1
Albums bought and listened to: 3
Freaked out kids because of fireworks: 1 (Owen)
Work emails responded to: 0

So as it turns out I have pretty good reason to be a little tired. I'm going to go make some coffee and head to my basement office to work. Can't beat the one-story commute.

What were your numbers for the weekend? What did you guys do?

Posted by Chris at July 5, 2011 7:47 AM
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I am fairly surprised that I actually forgot to drink a beer. LOL. We cooked out and played in the pool and mostly, just chilled. Though, we did do some cheesy little fountain fireworks. All in all, good times.

Posted by: Claire at July 5, 2011 8:12 AM

With 8 teenagers camping in the basement, not drinking this weekend seemed like the responsible parent think to do. We grilled out all three nights, Saturday night for all the teens. Then I got stuck watching The Time Traveler's Wife with my wife Sunday night.

So overall, I'm thinking I may have suffered more this weekend than George Washington did at Valley Forge :)

Posted by: COD at July 5, 2011 8:59 AM

Weddings gone to: 1
Cookouts gone to: 2
Alcohol consumed: 4 glasses of wine 1 champagne at wedding
Dogs washed: 3
laundry loads done: 5
Items picked from garden: 4 cucumbers, 1 summer squash, 2 Ichiban Eggplant
Dogs scared from fireworks: 1 big white German Shepherd!
Exhaustion!

Posted by: Maribeth at July 5, 2011 10:37 AM

Anniversary celebrated: 1
Cookouts attended: 1
In-laws visiting: 2
Projects completed: 1
Roses received: 2 dozen :-)
Beers consumed: 0 :-(
Dogs scared from fireworks: 1

PS: Love the Lego American flag: PRICELESS!!

Posted by: Krush at July 5, 2011 11:38 AM

Cookouts attended: 1
Cookouts hosted: 1
House cleaned: 1
Drinks consumed: about 5 or 6 throughout weekend
Books read: 1/4
Tour de France stages watched: 2
Fireworks Display watched: 1 and it was awesome and loud!
Fireworks set off in my backyard: approx 12
Freaked out animals: 2 cats, Dog was just pissed!

All in all, an awesome weekend. Could use another long weekend to recover though!

Posted by: cyndy at July 5, 2011 11:56 AM

Garage sales wrapped up: 1
Cash gained from said garage sale: $250
Crap leftover from said garage sale: too much to count
Weddings attended: 1
Temperature at said outdoor wedding: 92
Size of ankles on this preggo lady after wedding: tree trunks
Beers consumed: 0 (I'm pregnant, remember?)
Cookouts attended: 1
Loads of adult laundry: 3
Loads of baby laundry: 3 (and he hasn't yet arrived!)
Pictures hung in nursery: 6
Car seats installed in car: 1
Strollers assembled: 1
Bassinets assembled: 1
Bags packed for hospital stay: 2

I think I'll stop there... All I know is that I'm exhausted, and I didn't do anything spectacular! Here's to a nice, short work week for those of us working! :o)

Posted by: ironic1 at July 5, 2011 1:03 PM

My Fourth of July was more enjoyable this year, as our 5 youngest little darlings, watched fireworks at our friends house (illegal in Rhode Island), but at least I took a break from educating parents about the security threats to our children on internet.
Andrew Thomas,
Publisher of webbaster.com

Posted by: Andrew Thomas at July 5, 2011 4:16 PM


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