19 May 2010


Are we there yet?

Is it time to sit under an umbrella with a frosty beverage watching the rest of the world go by, while we enjoy the novelty of "nothingness"? Or people watch? Or daydream? Have we made our appointment for the pre-vacation mani, pedi, fill, or spray tan? We'd hate to not be at our cutest--this is vacation! Has anyone seen the sunscreen?

Are our stitching bags packed? Have we thought about what projects to bring: let's keep the hand-dyed stuff for indoor stitching, and the simple stuff for outdoor? Are our scissors sharpened? Have we cleared out our cars to make room for random S.E.X. acts--we'd hate to not be able to find that Dazor lamp in that was on sale at 70% off because we kept the first aid kit in the car . . . and think of all the room for stash that we'd have if we just took the spare tire out!

If we're meeting up with other stitchers during our travels, did we remember to bake a snack, or pick one up at the store. Like, say, coconut cake or Smith Island 9 layer cake--don't we need the nine layers and the fudge frosting for energy to get us through long vacation stitching sessions? We shouldn't bring fruit, unless it's bought at a farmstand; we can eat fruit at home, vacation is about cake and salt water taffy and funnel cakes and water ice. And, since we're eating, did we pack elastic waist pants? Stitchers should be like Girl Scouts!

I think we're almost there.

Don't you?


Julie M said...

Where the heck heck are we going Rachel??? Why am I always the last to know? I'll have to skip the mani, pedi and fake bake but I can pack my bag in about 15 minutes. Be there in a few!

Bette said...

Oh, man, what a fun summer that sounds like. How about a road trip through California? That's what I'm doing this year.

Elaine said...

ROFL great post Rachel! I want to come on your vacations.

Deb said...

I've never heard of a Smith Island 9 layer cake but if there's chocolate in it, I'd be all over it. It sounds wonderful!

Siobhan said...

I like the way you're thinking, Rachel!! Your header pic reminds me of trips to Assateague Island.

I do my thing and you do yours. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful. If not, it can’t be helped--Frederick Perls