Took a Day Off…for Nuthin’!

A few weeks ago, my laptop got sat on (don’t ask). A few days later, I noticed a small crack in the screen. The local, family-owned computer place (which we love, by the way) ordered a new screen for me. We planned for my laptop to get the new screen on Friday and, instead of moving files from one computer to another (which can take hours), we would take the day off and attend the Common Ground Fair. It’s very stressful for me to be offline for a day. I have a hard enough time delegating…but getting cut off completely from the business? I feel so detached!

Anyway, it was a beautiful day! The morning started off cloudy and windy. The clouds cleared but the wind stayed around. We all ended up with wind-burned cheeks. The cool temperatures kept the bugs at bay and we feasted on a variety of organic specialties. The longer we stayed, the more we ate…and the slower we walked. We just about shut the place down Friday night. We also supporting our local farmers and artists by buying some Christmas presents as well produce to bring home.

We didn’t have cell phone reception all day but that was actually a relief. Matt was here, running the ship, promising not to let it sink. Heh…

On the way home, when we got near a cell tower, Richard was able to check his phone messages. There was a message from the computer guys. My screen wasn’t cracked at all. Just scratched! So, we didn’t need to take the day off at all but I’m sure glad we did! 🙂

This week’s Maxism:

Max (age 8) has been a train lover since birth. Any train toy, train show, or train book has him enthralled. Last week, he said, “Does a real train cost more than a Ferrari?”

Hugs to all!


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