Thursday, September 04, 2008

A Cheryl Absence (take *that*, missing words!)

Dear Reader-
Although I have combed over the house and yard to find my words, I have not found them. What is up with this famine of words? (Props to Julie for that phrase in my last post!) It seems that most of us are needing a break, but at the same time? Such irony! I-ron-y. Is there something in the air? Hmm? Well, whatever it is, it doesn't matter, because I have to summon up some words to leave you with this note so you will not worry at my absence.
Absence?
Absence.
I'm leaving (tonight) on a jet plane...
You know how Brandon loves BYU football? Oh, and me, too? Well, dear reader, we are heading to Seattle for the weekend. A much needed, no-children-and-no-family-or-obligations weekend. We'll be watching the BYU football game (against Washington) on Saturday, which is making Brandon giddy. But I'm giddy about tomorrow! You see, on Friday? The day that is not the game? We are going to see the sights, pretend to be honeymooners/tourists, and then we're driving to this place where a certain blogger lives. And we're going to hang out with her and her family. And I'm going to squeal like a little girl because I will finally get the chance to meet the friend who I speak to and write to so frequently, that I have forgotten we only "met" 6 1/2 months ago. Haven't we been friends forever?
Bythelbs.
Yes! Can you believe it?! I know, I know, I'm just setting myself up for failure, what with the build up and all, but I can't help it. I'm just very happy we finally get to see each other in person. And I know I'm making every single one of you jealous, since you all love Bythelbs, too, right? So...sorry! I don't mean to be so insensitive. But at the same time, I'm too excited to feel much sorrow or pity. I know! I'm awful, eh?
*shrug*
Anyway, I'll be gone until Sunday night. However, since I'm addicted to you, dear reader, I'm sure I'll be around, even if I'm not "around." But in the meantime, I thank you for your kindness and loyalty, dear reader. You don't know how much I need it. Or crave it. Or dream about it. Or...well, you know what I mean.
Crazily and most Happily,
Cheryl

16 comments:

flip flop mama said...

Have a good weekend and say hi to bythelbs for me! Lucky!

Heather said...

Wow... coming up our way, huh? We tried to get tickets to the game, but I guess a bunch of the stakes up here purchased entire sections of the stadium. I guess when we Mormon's get excited, ya know?

Have fun up here. We'd love to see you, but we understand how "no obligation weekends" go. If you do decide you want a tour guide, however, give us a holler... we're just a ferry boat ride away from the city!

Mother of the Wild Boys said...

Totally jealous and excited for you at the same time. I'm gonna call it jealcited. ;)

Janelle said...

Fun, fun, fun. A weekend away from kids, I wonder what I'd do.... hmmm, you've got me day dreaming.

Amanda D said...

It is killing me that you are going to be so close! Yet not quite close enough. Argh. Any chance BYU is playing PSU or OSU this season?

bythelbs said...

Setting yourself up for failure? Are you afraid I will not live up to your fantasy? Hmmm?

Harumph! That's it. I'm totally not cleaning the kitchen for you now.

Leslie said...

I think you found the words Cheryl... :) - have a great weekend!

Lizzie said...

so not fair you get to visit my hometown. GO HUSKIES!

Cheryl said...

Flip Flop-
I feel dang lucky. Yes, I do! I'll tell her hi. Hey, bythelbs? Flip Flop says Hi! ;)

Heather-
You might not believe me, but I actually talked with Brandon about trying to see you guys (and a bunch of other friends) while we were there, but the trip is fairly short (Just Fri/Sat and travel Thu/Sun), so we didn't have time. I would have LOVED to visit your neck of the woods! Maybe next time. We still love you, though. I promise. :)
And dang it, don't I owe you a movie?! Yeah. I suck.

MotWB-
You are so awesome at new words! Except it took me a second to pronounce Jealcited. But I like it! It describes the feeling very well. ;)

Janelle-
Yes, but you take fabulous weekend vacations with your cute family a lot, so that could count. Or not. You and AW really should do a weekend away. Do it! Do it! Do it!

Amanda-
I know! Maybe one day I'll make a road trip to OR. Or maybe you'll come here. Come here! I don't think BYU is playing against them this year (either of 'em). Maybe next year? Brandon would know...

Bythelbs-
Dude. I meant that you would realize that I'm a total freak and so therefore, you, yourself and yours would ban me from being your blogging buddy. So, you better clean that kitchen, STAT!

leslie-
But not in the way I wanted to find them. :)

lizzie-
Oh, yes! I forgot you were from Seattle. Beautiful place. I'm glad I get to go back!

Richelle said...

Have a fun trip!

Jeanette said...

How totally fun for you! I lived in Seattle once upon a time. That is where my son was born. Have fun being a honeymooner/tourist!

RoAnn said...

I'm so glad you get to enjoy a great trip this weekend. I'll be looking for you in the U. of WA stadium!

Let's hope the team gives us a very happy ending to the afternoon. :)

FluffyChicky said...

Oh, have a great time!!

Julie said...

How haven't I commented?! Yippee for you two lovers!!!!! It's going to be so fun and I wish I was a part of it....

madhousewife said...

Have a good time! Or, I guess by now you've already had a time. So...have a retroactive good time! I'm jealous, too. :D

Amber said...

Y'all really are true blue. Have a blast!!!