Monday, August 3, 2009

Gone Fishing- seriously.

Starting tomorrow morning, I am going off the grid. As in no phone, no Internet, no McDonald's for a 40 mile radius, the aroma of cow shit and savage coyotes to eat your left over crappy casseroles overnight. I hate casseroles. I don't make the rules- I just follow them. I think casseroles are suggested in some farming handbook passed down in my family- to ensure that my kids eat NOTHING except peanut butter and jelly.

The family farm.

I usually enjoy it, though I complain about having lost my modern conveniences and my will to live while I'm there. It's my sunny disposition.

The nearest living population are the Mennonites about 50 miles away, but they're busy singing A Capella standards while making pies from scratch, so they certainly won't hear my cry for help, but I will buy a pie from them on the way to the farm.

So think of me while you are sitting in air-conditioning, catching up on Internet gossip (or porn- whatever your poison), and Twittering. I'll be looking at a bazillion stars- and while that's lovely and all- it gets old after the first 3 and 1/2 minutes. Luckily, the fridge is stocked with beer.

I will be taking boring pictures of gorgeous scenery and NOT pictures of my kids next to cow dung (like I did last year) because there has been a gag order put on pictures of my children on this blog. Note: some posts in my archives will seem like I was on major drugs because they no longer make sense without the photos- I was just too lazy to delete the whole post.

I will also have a new post at my mother ship- Aiming Low- please go visit and share some love with all the great writers there- including me!!!

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Kori said...

Have a wonderful time-cow shit and all!

Annie said...

Have fun!

Threeboys1mommy said...

dude, that's mosquitotastic! Enjoy,

Christine said...

OMG..You have fun girlfriend!

Momo Fali said...

I am really enjoying my AC right now, even though it's only 80 degrees. Of course, we're going to an amusement park in a couple of days and the temperature is going to be 92. Mmmm...I love amusement park sweat.

I hope you're having fun!

Anonymous said...

have fun fun fun!

♥georgie♥ said...

I remember your trip from last year!!!!
OMgosh can not wait to see the pix and hear all about it!

Off to checkout aiminglow

Mrs4444 said...

Have fun, and you can get all the Twitter updates you like by phone; just turn them on if you like. You can also turn them off easily (remotely).