Tuesday, May 31

Memorial Day

My Memorial Day was great. Very ordinary, but lots of fun. Got a call from a friend at 9am to join him at Denny's for coffee and ice cream, so I hopped in the car and got there around 10. We chatted for awhile, simply being silly, then headed back to his house and played with the cat for a few minutes and watered the yard before hanging out by the pool for several hours. Eventually we managed to pry ourselves away long enough to head to the grocery store where we bought a feast: hot dog buns, weiners, and chipotyle mustard. We went back to lounging around the pool for awhile longer, waiting for the grill to heat up, and ate lunch around 4. We finally went inside, because I got sunburned rather badly, and talked there for awhile. Went back outside to watch the sunset, played guitar, and talked. Watched the stars come out till about 10:30. Saw a shooting star, a satellite, and what might have been a military aircraft. Both got sleepy, so I went home around 10:45.

Very nice ordinary relaxing day. Thanks be to God for good friends!


Anne W. said...

I just think it's funny that if I hopped in the car at 9 to meet someone at Denny's, I could probably get there at or before 10 too... and that's driving to Lubbock. 50 miles away. Are you sure we live in the same country?

Joi said...

I didn't hop in the car at 9, I got the call at 9. I took a shower first. It only took me about 30 miutes to get to Denny's.

And by the way, the combination of their fudge brownie a la mode with a cup of coffee, on a holiday morning, is simply unbeatable, especially if you get to share it with a friend who's as broke, stressed, and insane as you are, and you both decide to firmly ignore anything serious for the duration of the day.

Seriously: this Memorial Day was one of my best days ever.