Thursday, January 24, 2013

Save the date, or not.

 
 
Early in the week I took a little road trip
to see my pal Jayme aka the coopkeeper.
My plan... do a bit of thrifting,
help on a re-do of her guest room,
 and flop on her couch with coffee
getting our gab on.
Her plan...work me like a rented mule.
Ha.
We thrifted. Oh baby, we hit the jackpot.
We did some couch sitting too.
We had some "Downton" time.
However at one point things went a bit awry for me.
We were all seated up at the kitchen island and
Jayme was serving me fresh dates.
I cannot get such fancy fruit here in the 'ville
so I was really happy to get to experience them.
We were enjoying ourselves when we detect smoke.
Jayme: What's Glen doing in the basement to cause all the smoke?"
At that moment  I start to wheeze.
Then, I freak in my mind.
It is coming from me!
I am spontaneously combusting!
Oh dear Lord, I thought that was a myth and
now here I am burning up in my cohort's kitchen!
I look at Jayme for support.
She's in flat out hysterics.
The doubled over cackling pose.
I jump up and run to the bathroom
to check my mouth that she's pointing at
while laughing her arse off.
My tongue and teeth are black.
 

 
Apparently, I had chosen a date with a mold situation.
Oh how very hospitable of her to share it.
I hacked and snotted, took an antihistimine
and was able to continue the visit.
Now though, I gotta run...
I have an appoinment with
a personal injury attorney in 15.
I'll own that coop.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


19 comments:

  1. OMG - I'm doubled over cackling again - with tears rolling out of my eyes...lololol...only you Janie - so so so funny!

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  2. WhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaTTTTTTTTT?

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  3. And Jayme always makes visiting her home seem like such fun. Thanks for the inside scoop.
    Glad you had a chance for some girl time. I'd love to join the two of you one day, but think I'll pack my own snacks. :-)

    Wanda

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  4. Oh my, this was too funny. See? There's a reason you don't have such "fancy" food back in the "ville. Take her for everything she's got - except the dates. Ann

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  5. I REALLY thought that was your "ashed up" picture of yourself.
    I'm s-l-o-w.
    And you're a HOOT!

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  6. OK...you got your mojo back! YAY!!! btw...that picture scared the bejesus out of me! YIKES!

    Susan from GA

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  7. Okay, this is WAY worse than when I accidentally put salt in her tea instead of sugar!

    You girls. Oh, to be a fly...

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  8. well, with friends like that!! That Coop Keeper is a stitch...and so are you!

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  9. I think i may just not eat dates ever again.

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  10. I'm with JoAnn. Janie, come visit me--I'll show you some thrifting, baby.

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  11. Hilarious ! Thanks for letting us laugh at your pain :).

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  12. oh. my. Lord.

    hysterical.(but only because your okay) ;)
    xoxo

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  13. Im at a loss... so rare for me. Guess I'm no longer so eager to meet the famed chicken whisperer... It *might* be safer if you visit ME!
    xoxo

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  14. See now, this is what happens when you get all skinny and gorgeous and start eating healthy! No mold on Oreos to be found!!!!!! LOL !

    Glad you're ok :D

    hugs,
    gena

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  15. I actually feel like I need to brush my teeth. And maybe shower. And NEVER eat dates.
    Thanks for the smile.

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