Nearly Perfect

Today was one of those days. The kind of day where to stop and think to yourself “I love today,” on more than one occasion.

A crappy summer cold knocked me down pretty hard mid week but I just didn’t have time for it. It was yet another busy week at work and I had a few other obligations I couldn’t get out of. I spent most of the week feeling like a zombie. But I trudged through, and I can’t even explain to you the relief I felt when walking out the door after work yesterday.

Despite still not feeling great, I pulled myself together, put on my big girl skirt (really, I wore a skirt) and headed to Jolly Bob’s forΒ  tasty tropical drinks and Caribbean fare.

See, don’t I look sick? Ugh. I still have soooo much mucus. Seriously, ALL the mucus. TMI? IDC.

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Anywayyy, we were home *cough*eating ice cream*cough* in bed before 11.

And today, I slept until 8:30. Glorious 8:30!

I made a quick trip to Hy-Vee and then spent the rest of the day on the patio.
I’m no conesseuir (honestly, how do you spell that word?!) but I kinda dig Hy-Vee’s dragon rolls. And you’re right, pairing it with Summer Shandy was weird.

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Some friends stopped over for drinks and the boys brewed a batch of beer.

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We had chicken and nachos on the grill for dinner. Yes, we cooked the nachos on the grill too. Summer is grilling season and we take that pretty seriously around here.

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No nearly perfect summer day would be complete without fro yo so this was necessary.

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It was all nearly perfect. Awesome weather, great friends, good eats, refreshing drinks. I lie here now on my freshly washed sheets, hubby snoring on one side, pup snuggled in on the other, thinking about how perfect today was… except for when I backed into my husband’s car this morning.

Yeah, I did.

I told you right from the start it was only nearly perfect. It’s a good thing he loves me or I’d probably be nearly dead right now.

Happy short work week! πŸ™‚

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