I had one of THOSE weekends.
The kind of weekend when not doing anything adds up to quite a bit.
Therefore, it’s time for Monday morning math.
Take one weekend, Saturday and Sunday (two points each).
Add in perfect weather that looked like this:
Temperatures in the upper 70’s, low humidity, blue skies, a few passing clouds (five points).
Include time spent with friends and church community.
(Ten points for friends at a birthday/anniversary party and an estimated 125 points for the outdoor church service/baptism/potluck.)
Are you with me so far? Can you count in your head or is the calculator required?
The addition problem must include food. Lots of food.
The photo is an example from the internet. I did not take photos of the brats, hamburgers, potato salad, green salad, tuna salad, baked beans, birthday cake, lemon pie, and dark chocolate bundt cake with raspberries eaten on Saturday.
Was too busy feeding the face.
(Add in 1,500 points for the number of calories I may have consumed.) (I’m not counting the Sunday calories from a potluck out of guilt.)
I didn’t take any photos, really, except the blue sky photo. This was a weekend to relax and enjoy. Relax and breathe. Relax and smell the summer. Relax and not think of work or any to-do list. Relax and be with people, the people that are special and wonderful to me.
(Yeah, include 500 bonus points for relaxing with people.)
(There’s also 50 points for absorption of Vitamin D.)
(The standard 25 points for visiting with mom.) (I somehow think this should be more, but if you consider that this is a weekly event…) (We’ll save multiplication for another day.)
Here’s something else to include in the pile.
I went to the library Friday night and checked out two new books. This is the one I started reading last night:
Leonardo Da Vinci is 600 pages of his brilliant life. Chapter One had me hooked, so it’s a good sign that I’ll finish the book.
(Go ahead, include 600 points.)
For those of you who wonder why the girl who dislikes math is adding on a Monday morning?
I was inspired by Chapter 13 and Dan Antion at No Facilities.
(That’s another 13 points, plus the 100 bonus points Dan will give me for his mention and this post.)
If you’ve kept up…
If you’ve been adding…
My weekend totaled 2,930 points of wonderful and awesome. I would like more of these weekends please – relaxing, eating, being with the peeps -perhaps including additional points for a bike ride with the neighbor or a stroll down by the Fox River.
That would put me over 3,000 points with no need for multiplication, division or algebra.
How could one go wrong with that kind of math or weekend?