Friday, December 11, 2015
Blogmas - December 10: The Return of the Science Room!
I stepped into my little area of the garage that I've taken over for the first time in over a week. All of my talking with Deb about soap making got me eagerly wanting to make a hot process soap. I took lots of pictures but I'm not entirely sure I'm happy with how the soap turned out. I'm most likely going to have another go in the morning after I've cut up my loaf and had a play with it.
After the soap was done I went with my dad to drop off the faulty treadmill parts at the UPS store. On our way back we grabbed lunch from a local restaurant. Some time while we were eating there was a really bad accident involving at least 4 vehicles along the road the restaurant we were on (and in the direction of the house) so it took a fair amount of time to get home. Along the way we ended up behind my sister who had just gotten out of work. There was a funny phone conversation where we freaked her out by asking very specific questions about where she was and what she was doing.
By the time we finally got home I was feeling the effects of a full tummy and laid down to try and nap. Dad decided that he wanted to go to a specialty shoe store to buy himself some walking/running shoes so I decided to forego the nap and tag along. I didn't care too much for the shoe store (we weren't there for me, after all :P) but we did stop in to a nearby Bath and Body Works armed with a $10 off $30/$20 off $50 card. We picked up 12 foaming hand soaps. That put the total at $48. I was originally going to pick up something small to put us at the $50 mark, but I didn't see any small ticket items that I wanted. So, I tried picking up just one fine fragrance mist in Wild Madagascar Vanilla. When we got to the counter the cashier asked if we wanted to buy one more body care item and get another free. I said no, but Dad said we should pick some stuff up for my mom and sister so I went and grabbed two other scents, Japanese Cherry Blossom and Endless Weekend. I figured between the two of them they could figure out what they liked and I would take the one left over. I like all 3 that I picked (go figure) so it's a win-win scenario for me.
We went home, I tried to nap yet again, but this time Dad told me he wanted to play some Diablo 3 with my brother and I so I hopped on and we played for several hours.
So now I'm here yawning as I type trying to get this post put together before I turn in for the night. Turn in meaning spend time possibly messaging M and watching more hoards of soap making videos. I find it funny that I'm always more productive when I'm sleep deprived. At least up to a certain point. There's this very fine window for me between well rested but lazy (comparatively) and groggy but energetic. Cross it a little too far on the sleep deprived side and I'm just grumpy. Too much sleep and it's a never ending cycle where I keep wanting more sleep. I live a very rough life, I tell ya.
I'll leave my rounds of blog commenting for when I'm a bit more coherent in my thoughts. I will say that I've very much enjoyed having consistent interaction in the comments. It makes me feel a lot more connected to the blog(s) I'm reading and the posts I write.
How do you behave when sleep deprived?