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Patricia Baser

My 12 days, compressed into one weekend

December 19, 2008 at 3:46 AM

12 Holiday songs for sung by 500 students in K-5 that are all about snowflakes & sleigh rides (it's going to be 76 degrees tomorrow)

11th hour babysitter desperation for this weekend's gigs

10 cups of coffee

9 beginning Suzuki violin students playing Jingle Bells & Twinkle

8 gallons of gas needed to fill my car to get to everything

7 meals eaten while driving

6 geese, not currently in the back yard, but will be soon, if it stays this warm

5 a.m.-when I will be up, getting ready for school holiday concerts.

4 stray cats who come running from the woods when they see my green Subaru (the food mobile).

3 more non-Messiah church gigs

2 more Messiah performances


1 Boy Paganini to accompany on violin, as played by a 2nd grader


From Anne Horvath
Posted on December 19, 2008 at 2:25 PM

At least gas is cheap right now.  Last time I filled up, in Chilton, I paid $1.59 a gallon.  Can't beat that with a stick.  Also, the drought is officially over!  Hang in there!

Posted on December 19, 2008 at 10:50 PM


From Terez Mertes
Posted on December 20, 2008 at 3:57 PM

 This is hilarious! And Sam, I like yours too. (So, Anne, where's yours?)

From Paul G.
Posted on December 20, 2008 at 8:58 PM

I don't even think I can do this lol...

12 was the temperature yesterday

11 nights of Christmas lights

10 days of snow

9 hours of lost sleep on Christmas eve

8 side dishes

7 days in the week of Christmas

6 freakin' inches of snow (I love it!)

5 days till Christmas eve

4 weeks of holiday cheer

3 platters of homemade candy

2 naughty dogs

1 honey baked ham

:( I had the worst list lol and it's not creative at all

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