A good friend of mine sings a sweet, alt-country cover of the über-80′s Wall Of Voodoo jam, Lost Weekend (a spectacular song in it’s own right). It’s super catchy and it’s sort of been in my head for weeks, which is why I’m using a lyric to title this new series – even though the original song is rather forlorn. Quite the opposite of my weekends these days, but never mind that. It’s a great title and really, aren’t they all? Lost, but never forgotten.
I didn’t really have any plans for Friday night, but when I was picking up Waits from preschool that afternoon, a new mom friend sort of *cough*margaritas*cough*-ed at me, and well golly. Golly!
For dinner I commandeered her kitchen and threw together a batch of hummus using some chickpeas I’d cooked up at home and brought along. We set out a spread (hummus tacos!) and dined while our boys ran naked like wild things, leaping from couches and generally making all sorts of mischief. It was a great night.
Saturday mornings are for me and Waits. And the Farmer’s Market!
More errands, and then back home.
After Waits wakes up from his nap, Damian takes him for the rest of the weekend. I spent the remainder of my Saturday, evening and well into the night, firmly planted here . . .
. . . except for a much-needed break at dusk to hang on my neighbor’s porch for a bit. But yes, my wild Saturday night was made up of working and working and more working.
Oh, hello St Patrick’s Day!
You know, I’ve never in my life gone out for St Paddy’s Day. Not once! But this year – well this is my year of musical revolution. And this is my year of grabbing life by the balls, if you’ll pardon such a ribald phrase. So color me Irish.
I worked all morning and through the early afternoon, and then threw together a juice before heading out. Yes, it is totally ironic that I drink GREEN juice almost every day of my life, but on St. Paddy’s Day? RED, for the first time in ages.
Last up, The Mutineers, who just so happen to be my new favorite local band. Yay!
My favorite song:
All in all? Flipping fantastic weekend! And yours?