- I WENT TO DISNEY WORLD! And also, I WAS SICK! So those two things
made me kind of less energetic for the remainder of the week, and you
may have noticed that the nearly unthinkable happened: I didn't blog
this week at all. Ooh.
- Friday I had Meghan and Victor
spend the night, with a little visit from Tia when she was dropping
Victor off. We hung out and chatted and Meg and I got Five Guys food.
Then we went to bed relatively early because we would need to leave
early in the morning.
- Saturday was EPCOT day! We drove
to Disney in Meg's car, with her daughter Katelyn joining us. We got to
our hotel, which was the All-Star music hotel, and that was cool because
hey, the décor was all music-themed and there was a lamp that looked
like a treble clef. Haha. Cool. We had some bullcrap to deal with at the
entrance but we eventually got in, hung out in the Land and did Soarin'
and Captain EO, ate in the food court, did the Living with the Land
boat ride, and met with Brendon and Benjamin in the World Showcase.
There, we wandered around shopping and snacking until the fireworks. For
some reason I always cry a little at EPCOT fireworks. The nighttime
wasn't so good for some of us because, well, some people snore. (I was
next to snoring Victor and Meg was next to snoring Brendon. Made it
tough to sleep, but I tried.)
- Sunday was Hollywood
Studios in the daytime. The five of us (without Brendon, who'd meet us
later) set out again and hit the Aerosmith roller coaster, but I wasn't
feeling good enough to ride and Benny doesn't like it so we let the big
kids go. :) They had fun, we had a little breakfast, and then we did
Tower of Terror, and eventually got to do Star Tours (twice) and Midway
Mania and had Pizza Planet, and then we had tickets to the Christmas
Party in the Magic Kingdom so we took a bus over there and did more
Magic Kingdom stuff (Haunted Mansion, more food, a couple of them did
Small World and Peter Pan and the racecars, but I didn't). And they were
giving out free juice, cocoa, and cookies to party attendants! We
watched fireworks and the Wishes presentation. So pretty! But we were
super tired too.
- Monday we had big breakfast at the
Polynesian resort and it was nummy. We then spent a slightly rainy day
at Downtown Disney, not one of the parks, and V got to get the last of
his presents for his family. Then we left and dropped V off where he
lives and came home. Meg and I got Chinese food for our dinner, hung out
a bit, and then she went to drive home. I made a doctor's appointment
for the next morning.
- Didn't go to work Tuesday. Went to
the doctor. Got three different prescription medications and warnings
that they were going to knock me out and make me dizzy and possibly turn
me into a bear. Only the last thing didn't happen. I don't feel
irritable but definitely dizzy and tired. Took the medicines and stayed
in all day sleeping or reading.
- Back to work Wednesday
feeling like poopies. Caught up on all my work things and met Jeaux. We
ate at Best NY Pizza where the server always knows what we're going to
order. Then at my house we listened to Night Vale and caught up on Korra, and I got SEVEN frames of Negative One drawn while listening!
- Thursday was book club. We met to discuss Carl Hiaasen's Tourist Season--most
of us didn't really care for it, I thought it was okay--and then we ate
at some place I'd never been before called Señor Tequila Mexican Grill.
I was pleasantly surprised by their entire page of vegetarian food, but
not so pleased with the food itself--too spicy for me.
was a co-worker's last day on the job so we ordered in some Jersey
Mike's food to give him a send-off. I just got a cheese sandwich LOL.
- Supposedly a story about me surfaced in Maclean's this week, in Canada, but the digital version won't be online until next week.
- Sara continues to review my book in parts on Asexuality in an Asexual World blog.
- Ruth-Ann gave me 5 stars on Goodreads.
- Great book for new ACES: Carolyn M. Stark "carriespug" gave me 5 stars on Amazon.
- The Guardian recycled the Washington Post story but I don't think it's anything new.
- I guess if someone wants to get a Maclean's in Canada and tell me what it says . . . ?
- Completed reading Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen. Three-star review.
- Currently reading: 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith.
New singing performances:
Here I'm singing "One Week" by the Barenaked Ladies. I was sick and gross all week and don't have much of a voice left, so I decided to do something lyrically challenging instead of vocally challenging. With any luck you won't be able to hear my voice sucking.
Webcomic Negative One Issue 0499: "Lap for a Nap."
It appears that I have not made any videos this week. D'oh.
Oh crap, get ready for the Disney deluge.
|Meggie's smile in the happiest place on Earth|
|Food after riding Soarin'--I got sushi!|
|Shopping in the World Showcase!|
|Victor and me being cute in EPCOT.|
|Meggie's little boy crashes hard!|
|My friends waiting to ride the Rockin' Roller Coaster.|
|Ben cuddles with Mommy at breakfast.|
|Every trip needs one obligatory cute-ass selfie.|
|Benny's a warrior!|
|Gee, I wonder why this display at the Villains store is my jam?|
|Ben the daredevil.|
|This is how Victor and I ride.|
|Gorgeous icy castle.|
|Breakfast was ridic.|
|Maleficent dragon made of LEGOs!|
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