Well, it's later tonight . . .

and real life has taken precedence. Ok, the refrigerator went out today. Sears can’t come until Tuesday. And in a mad dash to town, 20 miles away, to get some last minute things for my trip to appear at Cabela’s, I got a phone call reminding me that I had a TV interview at 6:15. It was 4:00 and I was nowhere near ready. I turned my car around and headed home in a panic. Grabbed an ice chest and a son and flew up to my friend’s place to get ice. Rushed home, and had same son load perishables into ice chest, while I frantically tried to tame the frightening ball of frizz my hair had become.

Hot, humid days don’t make for manageable hair–especially mine. The more I tried to flatten it, the hotter I got, and the less ready to appear on TV I felt. Oh my goodness. I am losing my mind.

I made it for the little 7 minute spot on the local station, and arrived home to finish getting ready for my trip tomorrow, only to be told, “Mom, the water heater is out.” No problem! It’s an automatic igniter. Easy breezy! I’ve had to light it a couple times in the past month, and yes I had wondered why.

But tonight, after three sessions, with a ten-minute wait between each one for the gas to dissipate, it still isn’t lit. Can someone please tell me pronto what I can do? My husband is out on the boat, and besides, I’m the handy man around here.

I have six people in this house. I have to wash this frizzy hair tomorrow, or they will NEVER, hear me, NEVER let me on the stage at Cabela’s. I will certainly frighten everyone away.

Going back to light the water heater again. Please wish me luck. Tarzan will have to wait. Too bad he’s not a handy man.

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  1. Sam and I took a run down the road to squeak out a cell signal. Looks like you have a ton of things going on! I can’t wait to hear how things went at Cabelas. I probably won’t hear about it for a week but I’m sure it was something fantastic.

  2. You will be the only one aware of your nerves. Everyone else will love your energy, passion, knowledge and charm just as well all do. Looking forward to reading all about it.
    Deb in TX

  3. Hey, is everything ok there???? Havent seen you post in a couple days…hope all is well, HA’s gone, tours running on schedule, your tv spot and your Cabela’s presentation were a huge hit…..Termite warm, safe and dry…
    Hopefully you are catching up on some well earned rest and that magic wand I waved landed a new fridge and water hearter in your house…lol. Hey, I can dream!

    Hi Deb. I should be posting some time today — after dealing with real life. I was out of town all weekend and will report on that, but that is why you haven’t heard from me. I don’t like to tell the WWW when my house will be empty!!!!! Getting “looted” has a way of making one overly cautious!

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