I did not sleep last night. Don't know why (there's no sun up in the sky....)...but I woke up every hour, on the hour, and stayed awake for 10-15 minutes. Talk about screw up your day.
Called in a sick day, slept a few hours (though not uninterrupted), gave it up, and started to de-Christmas.
Have made great progress. 99% of the first floor is done. Had hoped to do a little sewing tonight, sadly, it's 11:25 and I've still got freakin' Christmas stuff to haul to the basement. Maybe tomorrow.
As for doing something I love? Undecorating the Mardi Gras tree today...I LOVE every single ornament on that tree, and to touch and think about each one as I lovingly packed it away for next year qualified for resolution fulfillment.
The daughter calls around 8:30 looking for BBC Misfits DVD that the hubs brought home from work this week, and Lord knows how, but I managed to send her home with an 18 gallon tote full of Victorian Christmas Decorations and the mother of all artificial trees (she had to put down the back seat in her Nissan Rogue SUV to fit the box in.) Fortunately, the boyfriend was with her and could do the heavy lifting. And here I thought I'd be storing that bad boy for the coming year...what a relief! (Of course that only took up an eighth of the space the rest of Christmas does in the basement...)
The hubs is out playing Poker with a bunch of old guys ...wait...he's one of the old guys! Whatever, I'm sure he's having fun.The plan is to go shopping in Frederick early tomorrow, pick up my new thread rack at Sistos, sign up for the 2010 Hoopsisters BOM, and I hope to quilt AT LEAST all day Sunday.
I am exhausted from making numerous trips to the basement carrying Christmas crap all day, and I really don't know how I am awake right now, but, seeing that I am, I think I need to fix myself a super-strong dirty martini (but apply my Latisse first), to assure that I remain unconscious for at least 4 hours once I hit the sheets....which will be within the next 30 minutes.
Happy weekend.....sure did take long enough to get here!
Christmas is over....this is all that remains of the flocked Mardi Gras tree in the foyer.