Monday, October 20, 2008

Pulled Over, Popcorn, and Just Plain Pooped

Yeah, let's just get it out there right now - I got pulled over on the way to my meetings this morning. I'm blaming it on Google maps. I had to go to a school I've never been to, and I printed a map. I was holding the map in front of my speedometer. And the sneaky AF cops drive black cars. Grr...I was going 40 in a 25. Luckily, I acted very repentant, and she only wrote the ticket for five over. Needless to say, I was late to the meeting and I had to sit in the front row. Double grr...

The good news is, I'm eligible for traffic school. Um, no thanks. I'll just pay the fine. I'm always gonna drive fast.

I just finished a big bowl of caramel popcorn. It's the easiest recipe on the planet, and even I can make it after a long day of mind-numbing meetings. Usually I'm on the couch, staring into a great black abyss. That's how easy this popcorn is. (1 c. butter, 20 marshmallows, 1 c. brown sugar. Melt. 2 bags microwave popcorn. Mix.) Munching while watching Dancing with the Stars. Mmm, life is good.

I'm totally pooped. I had professional development meetings today. It was 8 hours of sitting and listening and trying to absorb as much as possible in a short amount of time. It shouldn't be so exhausting, but it is. If you've ever been professionally developed, you know what I mean.

Whew. What a day.

2 comments:

jess said...

um hello? did you get my email? NO RESPONSE??

and p.s. i am sure i emailed you about the house. NOW, thanks to you, i have to go make caramel popcorn AT 11:30 p.m. i could kick you in the shins for that.

kisses!

Jennifer said...

So sorry about your ticket. AF can really lock down. When I lived there a couple years ago, I had neighbors who were getting tickets for going just a few miles over. And the black cars... I also got pulled over by a gold SUV in Lehi, so you can't just look for white cop cars anymore.

About traffic school, don't they drop the ticket from your record if you take it? I've always done traffic school and I don't have any tickets on my record. It keeps insurance rates down in addition to saving on the fines. Plus, you can do it online now. You could even eat caramel popcorn while you do it!! :D

Anyway, here's to having a better day today. :)

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