Monday, April 16, 2007

A Not So Good Week

***ranting session***
It has NOT been a very kind week to me. It started off last evening when Mike accidentally dropped a package of frozen hamburger on his foot. It broke his little toe on his left foot! The toe swelled up and turned black right away. It was gross looking! So he didn't go to work today since he spends all day on his feet. I went to bed last night with the thought that tomorrow is a new day and things will be better. Boy was I ever wrong!
This morning I drove my van up to my friend's house which is less than a mile away and shut it off. A little while later when we went to leave I put the key in the ignition and turned it. It wouldn't start which is strange because it is a brand new battery. So Mike went home and got his car and came back to jump start the van. After about 20 minutes the van started and I was happy for a tiny second when I noticed white smoke (LOTS of white smoke) coming out of the exhaust. This was not a good thing to see.
In less than 24 hours time my husband broke his toe and I broke the van. I think we have set a new record, even for our house!
***end of ranting***
I did try to stitch on WF today but after about 20 minutes I decided that I couldn't keep my concentration on stitching so I put her away. I even tried to work on SITS but that didn't work either. However, there was a bright spot in my stitching day when the mail arrived. I had received a gift certificate from a friend and I used it last week. I was amazed at how fast my order from Down Sunshine Lane arrived!
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Waiting for Ships is on the left and Fairy Roses is on the right. I think Fairy Roses will fit nicely into my Friday spot.


Carolyn said...

That IS a rough start to your week. I hope things turn around QUICK for you! Love your new Miras too! :)

Mylene said...

Sorry to hear about the car and Mike's foot. Hope it gets better quickly. Best wishes.

Unknown said...

You really have had a bad start to your week. It can only get better from here, right? I hope the foot and van are on the mend quickly and things return to normal for you!

Kitty Couture said...

Ouch! Some weeks are like that. Hope the bad spell is over now!

Jenna said...

"Mama said there'll be days like this..." Sorry to hear about the rough start. I hope that everything gets back on track for you now. *hug*

Carol said...

GASP! Poor Mike! I do hope he feels better soon - but a broken toe is one of the most painful things! Poor guy!!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Sorry to hear you're having such a rough week!

Jennifer said...

Oy what a bad start! Glad to see those beautiful patterns showed up right on time to cheer you up!