Monday, May 10, 2010

Weekend by Numbers

1- Weekend

20 - Hours spent in the car

2 – Very patient dogs who were real troopers for the long trip

2 - Sugar-free Red Bulls purchased at gas stations

4 – Herds of cattle seen containing black and white cows

1,000,000 – Times I had to switch the station because Taylor Swift was on

2 – Times I heard Dierks Bentley’s new song “Up on the Ridge” (I’m in love with his new acoustic/bluegrass sound. Why couldn’t I hear this 1,000,00 times?)

1-Bridal shower attended for younger sister

10 - Acres at my parents house, where the shower was held

7- Dogs playing outside during the shower

1- Ethiopian meal enjoyed with my in-laws (dee-lish!)

2 - Additions to my black and white cow collection

3 - Feet long, the size of the larger stuffed cow

281 - Dollars we forgot we had in a bank account in Colorado (sweeeet!)

99 – A mile marker on I-70, in the middle of nowhere between Kansas and Colorado

1 – Blown tire at said mile marker

1 – Hours spent waiting for roadside assistance

55 – Miles per hour it’s safe to drive on a spare tire

99 – Percent of auto shops who are closed on Sundays

1 – Hour spent waiting at Wal-Mart for a new tire to be put on

87 – Dollars spent on a new tire

3 – Dollars spent on an uber-cute tank top found while waiting at Wal-mart (clearance, baby!)

0 – Times I got pulled over for speeding

1 – New total number of times I’ve driven from Kansas to Colorado and not been pulled over for speeding

17- Days left until hubby comes home

1 comment:

  1. Awe - GREAT POST! Really fantastic idea and super fun (all except the flat tire . . . SO SORRY for you about that one!) 17 days? Hang in there! Thinking of ya!


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