Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Hi/Lo

Today Is A Fabulous Day!

At least that's what I keep telling myself. The truth is, the evidence is decidedly mixed and it may be several hours before we can make a true assessment. Here's what I'm working with so far:

(Hi) The Celtics won last night, breaking the Houston Rocket's 22-game winning streak!
(Lo) It was 58 degrees yesterday afternoon...and now it's SNOWING. (I'm thinking of petitioning for a new groundhog; I need more assurance that spring will come...)
(Hi) I'm reading Merle's Door, an amazing book about a really cool dog (think Marley & Me, only this dog can hunt elk).
(Anticipated Lo) I'm afraid to finish this book. I think something bad is going to happen to Merle, or at the very least, he's going to die. I don't want Merle to die.
(Hi) I finally replaced those pitiful, leaking mugs I told you about with an assortment of lovely alternative options I picked up for almost nothing at one of the outlets up in Maine.
(Lo) I woke up this morning too congested to taste my coffee.
(Bonus Hi) The coffee stayed in the mug, rather than leaking out all over the counter, the floor, and THAT DOG'S head.

Now, some folks would say that if you have to look to the fact that your coffee mug is, indeed, holding your coffee (or mugging it, I guess would be the appropriate verb...to whatever extent a piece of ceramic can verb?) to determine the prevailing vibe of the day, you're reaching a bit beyond the accepted parameters for happiness. Grasping, I believe it's called.

I've decided I'm okay with that :)

14 comments:

1218Blog said...

I like your HIs. I'm glad you got that mug thing sorted out. For your sake and your dogs. LOL!

JenKneeBee said...

It was 58 degrees AND snowing? Crazy!

Sarakastic said...

I wasn't having a great morning for the sheer fact that's it's morning, but now I can say mugging it & that makes me happy.

Em said...

I miss you, sweet friend. I'm hungry for a Trish-trip. Gavin and I will have to put our heads together and come up with a plan to remedy these hunger pangs....or I just might get cranky:)

..hoping your hi's come out ahead of your lo's...
em

Michelle & the City said...

i don't think you're grasping.

it's the "little things in life" after all.

Larramie said...

Whatever works for you, Trish. :)

a little bird said said...

hi/lo is one of my favorite activities!

L Sass said...

Non leaky mugs ARE a triumph. Little victories!

~Virginia~ said...

okay see...your very first high is one of my lo's! i was so sad about our rockets loss! ugh. i mean, we knew the streak had to end sometime, but still. it was painful to watch.

Vanessa said...

I hate when books have sad endings. Integral to the story sometimes, I know, but still sad.

Swishy said...

Mugging it! I love that!

I hope you are feeling less congested :)

Two Date Diva said...

It's not grasping, it's learning to enjoy the little things that matter! Have a great day!

Jess said...

Is there EVER a book about a dog where the dog is still alive at the end? I doubt it. It's cruel.

Also, tomorrow when we are going to be in Chicago for my birthday weekend... they're calling for 3-5 inches of snow. GAH.

LEstes65 said...

You are too much. And as I commented in your next post (because I'm catching up in backward order), you need to come to Texas every March to get a dose of warmth. And not just sun. You need some of my cooking and to experience the nice friendly people around here.