Sunday, June 08, 2008

It's Baaaacckkkk

You know how I said that I was excited that Scott had managed to get the AC into the house and we weren't going to have to sweat our asses off. I was wrong - I've decided I'd rather sweat. Now I know that most normal people really wouldn't want to sweat to death all summer long, but I'll take that over the noise.

In general, Summer is a noisy time around here. First you get your thunder storms; then there are all the lawn mowers, weed whackers and leaf blowers; of course there are all the boats up and down the river (we live right along the no wake zone, so it's really loud!). But the worst part is our stupid Air Conditioner, well and the fans too.

All night and every night of summer I have to listen to the fan going constantly and the AC cycling on and off. I basically sleep deprived from June to September. And that's just at night, during the day I have to constantly raise and lower the volume on the TV/iPod/telephone, you know anything I'm trying to hear.

And let's not forget going to work, where I sit directly beneath an AC unit all day. If I'm lucky I can hear myself think, but I definitely can not hear anyone that calls, or the intercom or even some clients when they come in the door.

Current Music: I don't know, I can't hear...

P.S. SATC was awesome! I haven't been the most avid watcher of the show - I always liked it, but I never watched it religiously; but it sure was a good movie. I'll agree, there were a few outfits that were, well even for SJP they were a bit much; but over all v. fun. The plot was good, and clear enough for a non-watcher - and the ending was good. All in all, two thumbs way up.

3 comments:

for a different kind of girl said...

Ha! I'm one who would throw myself on the air conditioner if it meant being cooler, and I am always cranking up the ceiling fans, which is all good until they start rattling. It's the rattling that makes me insane.

I agree, though, because the outside noise makes me edgy. Or maybe it's just the particular noisy neighbors...

Nilsa S. said...

I honestly think I'd be OK with the heat, humidity and sweating if it weren't for my hair. My curly ass mop. I HATE it in the summer and will do just about anything to avoid the frizzies. Which includes freezing my ass off in the cold.

katie said...

I hate summer! it gets so hot down here in hotlanta, girl. i just had my face in the freezer to cool off.

Have a great week, Mandy Lou!

 
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