We’re no strangers to the comic book store. Not a great picture, but it shows my daughter’s undying love for Superman, however creepy he is.
I was kind of quiet yesterday for good reason. We were trying to squeeze in Free Comic Day, a haircut, the retrieval of my husband’s car, and my birthday celebration into one day. Evil Genius was wonderful-he said it was my day. This meant I got to do pretty much whatever I wanted, within time and budgetary constraints of course. So after I did a little solo shopping at the mall while they were at the comic book store, we met up and drove back home to get the haircut taken care of and headed BACK to the big city to get in line to see Iron Man 3. This was to be followed by a light supper afterwards. I was pretty psyched to get out because I didn’t think I could stand another day of sitting home and doing very little, and I am dying to see that particular movie.
We got three blocks from the movie theater…and heard the unmistakable sound of a child throwing up in the back seat. Not like you want to know this, but the Professor has issues with spontaneous vomiting. We never really know if he is sick or had one of his random episodes. Being the great parents that we are (don’t laugh) we turned the car around and went home.
Sorry Mr Stark, I’m going to have to wait another week or two or twelve to experience your awesomeness. After I cleaned the backseat thoroughly, Evil Genius cooked me a delicious dinner, we watched Rise of the Guardians with the kids, and then later on watched Anchorman again-because I needed some serious comic relief. I love lamp.
Tony Stark reads my letter of apology…
And Evil Genius’s car is still at work. Guess who’s taking him to work tomorrow? I’m not complaining, since it’s Princess Gimme’s birthday I’m sure she’ll be up at the crack of dawn anyway.
I did a weekly wrap-up yesterday quite late, if you missed it and want to read it click here.
On to other things, today I am participating in a series about WAHMs over at Mommy Writings: Daughter of Maat. Today is Part 1 of how I got into blogging and writing. I realize that I can’t really consider myself a WAHM (Work At Home Mom) since I don’t really get paid for what I do (yet.) For the time being I’m considering myself a BAHM (Blog At Home Mom). The link to the post is here.
Back home at the ranch, I’ve got a birthday cake to make for The Princess and birthday shopping to attend to today, but I’m feeling a bit *urpy* myself. I really hope he didn’t share his germs with me! Don’t worry, I’ll try not to breathe on you…
Wonder where we go for our geek fix? In Central Iowa we have the coolest comic book store ever-it’s called Mayhem Comics and is located in both Des Moines and Ames. I’m saving the rest of my information for a future post on our hopeless geekdom, but I really wanted to give a quick shout-out to this place because it is AWESOME!