I hope that y'all had a fabulous Easter weekend! I'll have a full recap of Houston on Wednesday so I don't want to say too much about that now, plus I'm exhausted so I'll give you the edited version. I'm really wishing that like my other teacher friends that I was with last night, I also didn't have to go to work today. On the bright side it is just staff development... Linking up with Biana!
Friday morning I set my alarm for 6:45, took a shower, packed up my stuff that I had been too tired/lazy to do the night before, & headed off to Houston. There was a little hiccup in Dallas, have I ever mentioned how much I HATE driving in Dallas? Because I do. Being in Dallas, great. Driving in Dallas, no. Other than that though, it was smooth sailing. I actually didn't stop the entire 4 hours. I just wanted to get there & had no need to stop. I met up with my friend Zach first & we had lunch and hung out for a couple of hours before I was off to my hotel to check in. Then, I headed over to my friend Meg's house where we hung out until her husband got home to watch their baby. We got ready & then headed out for the night.
Saturday morning was slow going. I wasn't hungover or anything because I hadn't drank a ton but I wasn't quite sure what I wanted for breakfast (which wound up being nothing & would cost me getting to eat crawfish later) & where I wanted to go didn't open until 9 anyway. The not eating breakfast part was a poor choice but the not leaving until 9:30 was a good one. The farmer's market in Tomball, where I used to live & am still obsessed with, opened at 9 but all the antique stores didn't open until 10 so I just hung out for a few minutes. I thought about going to get breakfast tacos or something but I had such a prime spot & it was getting busy so I just stayed put.
I looked through the stores, wanted to buy all the things, did not buy all the things, & then realized I was starving. It was an awkward time & I still really wanted to go to "my" park plus eat crawfish. I knew though that if I didn't eat I'd hate my life at the park & start to get really light-headed. So I ate. I ate more than I intended & then was off to my park. I was going to hang out at the park until I thought I was hungry enough to eat at least some crawfish. However, by like 1:30-2 I decided to call it quits & not wait around anymore because I still had a 4 hour drive home & knew I'd be stopping at Buc-ees too.
I got home around 6:30, reluctantly went to the store just to get enough to make ranch pork chops for the week, put those in the crockpot, & pretty much did not move. I moved some of the stuff I had had to remove from my cupboards Thursday back into the cupboards but not all of it. I then pretty much passed out.
Sunday was still fairly slow going. Driving is exhausting y'all. I still love it though. I moved some more stuff back into the cupboards, attempted a nap, finally checked my mail, went to the store for the rest of my groceries, ate some chips and dip, read the few blogs I hadn't on Friday, & then headed off to Helen & Caleb's for fancy dinner. This was the only picture I managed to take. As always though there were 4 courses. We ate, talked, & played some games. I stayed later than intended considering I live 40 min away & still had to get up for work at 5 am today. By about 10:30 I was home but not tired. It was closer to 11:30-midnight before I finally fell asleep.