What I DID do was try out Mike's Hard Lemonade ... Black Cherry flavor. You know those Elks raffles they have at every single dinner meeting? I actually won a case of this stuff. I'd rather won a case of Pepsi, but not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, I accepted it with a smile. Now I just have to find someone to dump it on .... I mean someone to gift it to.
Last night I tried the first bottle with my leftover lemon chicken. I must say it didn't quite meet my expectations. The two flavors clashed dramatically!! The fizz of what first tastes like kool-aid, then turns into a terrible rendition of black cherries, did nothing for the lemon/cream chicken. But wait ... there are three more flavors to try!!
In the old days of motorcycles and ride all day, put yourself away wet, I downed a few Jack Daniels lemonades that were considerably tastier. Being a biker chick doesn't make you a hard drinker ... I always went for the sissy drinks. This was not one of them. Surely I can find SOMEONE who will drink just about anything!!
I spent almost all day working on my needlepoint. Having finished quite a bit, I was feeling pretty accomplished. That's when I fell asleep and missed the Giants baseball win over Atlanta. It's a great city Atlanta ... my friend from work, his brother and I flew there to watch the Giants win the playoffs for the World Series.
We left a game in San Francisco and drove to San Jose where we spent the night in the airport. Yeah, that was loads of fun as we listened to the "suspicious luggage" warning every ten minutes!! We arrived at our hotel to a staff of Atlanta Braves fans who booed us every time we walked by.
After visiting the World of Coca Cola Museum (taste testing 200 drinks sold around the world) and then walking through Centennial Olympic Park water fountains where kids play, we screamed at the top of our lungs when the Giants WON the series and were off to the final show. Upon arriving back at the hotel, we gave everyone a pretty hard time about us winning. They were all good sports!!
If you ever go to Atlanta, be sure and check out Coca Cola. They have drink dispensers with samples of the best sellers from all over the world. Some taste wonderful ... some pretty bad, like Mike's Hard Lemonade.
As for sleeping on the couch, it may become a tradition in my house. For the second night in a row, I had a WONDERFUL night's rest, in spite of the tight quarters with two puppies. I'm going to do this more often!!
So today is D-Day for Jessie's leg dressings. The zebra stripes will be removed shortly, if I can keep her still enough. In the absence of dressings, I've cut up an old T-shirt and found my horse wrap to keep it in place. The stitches are all dissolvable and should be gone in a week or so. I'm not looking forward to this. Miss Jessie is the weirdest dog I've known. She's become terribly attached to those dressings and doesn't want them removed. It's a hoarding kind of thing.
With just a few days until we are launched off into the wild blue yonder again, I really need to get cracking on the last of the packing and tire pressure checks (one of my least favorite things to do). Did I ever tell you about that time the tire exploded?