Early Saturday Afternoon Checklists

  1. Eat leftover habanero beef jerky
  2. Put on contact lenses
  3. Painful death

Well, there is your problem right there. You should have done number 2 before number one then you could cross three off the list altogether.

Did the painful death come from the jerky, or the lenses – and how is all that communicating-via-seance thing?

  1. Wake up in a good mood.
  2. Go to get my 4-year-old up for breakfast.
  3. Listen to whining and screaming for 30 minutes.
  4. Whine and scream for the rest of the day.
  1. Wake up early to see a sold-out movie with friends.

  2. Nap in the sun with a warm breeze from the wide open window.

I love Florida.

  1. Go to Mellow Mushroom (pizza joint that’s actually a time warp back to the 60s and 70s).

  2. Order pizza. Eat pizza.

  3. Order Mellow Sunrise (a tequila sunrise with pineapple juice and Cuervo Tropina added). Sip and read book.

  4. Repeat 3 as needed, until

  5. Call husband to take me home, as I’m in no state to get home by myself. He doesn’t care for the food at Mellow Mushroom.