This snow has gotten me LOW, folks. We've been snowbound for nearly two weeks now. J hasn't had a full day of work since the middle of last week! We've been able to get out for essential groceries, but not much else. Thankfully we haven't lost our electricity, as many have, and the Lord's kept us safe on our few trips Out. But. It's been...ummm...interesting. On Tuesday? I shut myself in the bathroom for a little cry right around dinner time. J very kindly said he'd watch the kids the next day so I could go out and get some perspective the next day. I find perspective in the sale racks in several various outlets stores around town.
So yesterday, Susi and I Went Out. It was FUN. We went shopping and I bought the cutest bag ever (which I will eventually show pictures of, once the snow melts and motivation and energy return) and a pink hat and some cute tops.
Then we went to this place called The Studio, an ultra-posh hair salon and day spa where I got my hair cut and styled. By a she-male. !!!!!! I am officially old now. For two reasons;
1) When s/he walked into the room (looking very slim, trim, blond and female) and announced in il basso that s/he was Eddie and would I please come this way, I frantically swiveled my head around for a moment looking for a body to match the voice, realizing only juuuust too late for polite subterfuge that the deep, masculine voice was coming out of the lipsticked mouth of the slender blond standing right in front of me. !!!
2) Eddie asked me if I attended H-High School and assured me I didn't look a day over twenty and couldn't possibly have two kids at home. *sigh* Next thing you know hairdressers and checkout girls will be politely offering me free coffees on Tuesdays and Thursdays...
Then after that, we went and bought and consumed some outrageously caloric pastries for which I will be doing penance at the gym later today. All in all, an excellent day in the City.