Some of the heartiest of Minnesotans might thing it was a moral failing on my part to take off virtually an entire week because of a cold. Those people can blow me. There is nothing fun about being sick and there’s nothing good or productive about doing a half-ass job while being sick.
No, taking a week off is not a moral failing. You want to know what is? Having the Complete Dawson’s Creek on DVD in your home for more than 120 hours and only making it through a paltry 19 episodes. What have I become? It’s the kind of thing that’s a little painful to admit. Clearly, I am not the woman you thought I was.
Lest you think too poorly of me, I will tell you that I took Jaycie and Max to Grumpy’s on Saturday for lunch. We started off with a tour of the Open Book, a stop at Big Brain Comics, and ended the afternoon at Grumpy’s having lunch with Steve, Kurtis, and Kurtis’ wife Angela.
Though they were pretty quiet throughout lunch, on the ride home Max said it was an awesome day.
“Are you being sarcastic?” I asked him.
“No,” he said. “It was really fun. Your friends are smart and know a lot about books.”
So even though I didn’t watch a lot of Dawson’s Creek I did manage to introduce my nephew to comic books and bars on the same day. That has to count for something.