Saturday, July 14, 2012

Who Knew it's hard to be Lazy?!

This year's PJ Party T-shirt selection!!
Tonight, I'll have a big wedding to talk about, but this morning, for once in a very long time I'm looking at a whole day filled with nothing but FUN!!  All manuscripts and proposals are in, AAs and line edits are done.  The house is fairly clean.  Of course, there's still Mt. Laundry to summit, but it'll wait. 

So here I sit, contemplating one of the greatest gifts of all--time--and realizing it's actually a little daunting figuring out what to do.  When I'm in deadline peril, I can always think of a gazillion things I'd rather be doing.  Reading someone else's book, crafting, sewing, gardening, watching a movie, playing a video game (Fallout's my current fave!), lunching with family and friends.

While all of that does sound fun, as busy as the past few weeks have been, what sounds best of all is just, plain sitting!!  LOL!!

In other news . . .  The annual Romance Writer's of America (RWA) conference is fast approaching and as usual, I have NOTHING to wear.  I was supposed to have lost 200 lbs by now, but only managed 30.  Bleh.  Better than nothing, but left me in size limbo.

The one item I have found is the above T-shirt for me and my roomies, FAB authors Margaret Daley and Winnie Griggs, to wear to the PJ party.  I'm not sure how the tradition even started, but at least ten years ago, Margaret and I decided it might be fun to match.  We used to get actual PJs, but they've gotten REALLY hard to find.  When Winnie started rooming with us, we were gracious enough to include her in our tradition--a very high honor!!  LOL!!

Since I'm getting my nails done for the wedding, maybe I'll do more conference shopping, too?  Or should I take a nap?  Decisions, decisions . . .

What are you doing with your precious Saturday?




Amanda Renée said...

I wish I were going to the conference this year. I'll be thinking of everyone while I am stuck here in the heat and humidity of South Carolina. While you are in your PJ's in SoCal, I'll have a mass of frizzy hair and contemplate shaving my head!

My precious Saturday started with the big decision of what flavor K-Cup to pop into the Keurig. Wild Mountain Blueberry won out when I blindly reach in the box and chose one. The rest of the day will be spent writing. Although now that you mentioned a manicure, one of those may be in order too.

I type this as the washing machine is on the verge of going off balance behind me. I had to stick the flag in the summit of Mt Laundry this morning before the avalanche swallowed me whole!

Enjoy your day!


Leigh Duncan said...

Is everyone trying to conquer Mt. Laundry today? It's on my agenda, though I have to admit, I'm off to a late start.

Have fun at RWA this year, Laura! I'll see you next year in Atlanta. Maybe, by then, I can find a decent pair of PJ's. LOL

BW said...

The usual: execise, errands, and cleaning. However, next week I am going away for a long weekend to western New York.

Laura Marie Altom said...

You guys are boring!! Put down the laundry and PLAY!!!! LOL!!

Amanda, our washer gets off balance so bad it hops halfway across the laundry room!!

Leigh, Atlanta sounds fun!!

BW, I've heard western NY is gorgeous!! Have a wonderful trip!!

Tammy Yenalavitch said...

I have a sinus headache and just want to lounge around and do nothing today. Watch some TV and take it easy. Have fun at the Pajama Party.

linda s said...

Mount Laundry hasn't reached the top of the washer yet, so it can wait. Have fun at the conference. I'm off to the Zoo with baby tornado, who told me yesterday he isn't a baby.

Laura Marie Altom said...

Poor, Tammy!! Hope your head feels better!!

Linda, hope you had a great time at the zoo with that smart baby of yours!! :-)

Ann Roth said...

Laura, I envy you your spare time!

Funny- Saturday is my laundry day, too. I did several loads and a little writing for the book that is due in Sept. Then dh and I got ready for a party at our house. Did you know that July 14 is Bastille Day? Because I once majored in French, I know beaucoup about that day. Plus, A Tale of Two Cities was required reading in my high school.

A good excuse for a party, no? Very little time to relax chez moi.

Laura Marie Altom said...

Hope you had a great party, Anne!!