The Olympics (almost) killed my blog

I’ve been neglecting this blog, and the blame falls squarely on the shoulders of the IOC, NBC and Michael Phelps for making the Olympics so irresistible this year. At least for the 1st week when nearly everything that mattered (insert 2nd Michael Phelps reference here) was broadcast live. At least to our knowledge, though it turns out if you’re watching Phelps’ 8th and medal-count-record-setting race from Whitefish, MT, you’re actually watching it on an hour’s delay despite NBC still having “LIVE” up in the top right corner of the condo’s TV set. But that’s another story and would have gone unnoticed if I hadn’t been on the phone with a friend back at home ACTUALLY watching it live.

Each night my husband and I stayed up until way past midnight watching, actually speaking to each other every five minutes or so to note we really should go to sleep since we had to wake early for work.  Even when the bedroom TV DIED in the middle of the 1st week of events, we didn’t heed this obvious sign from above that we should GO TO SLEEP already. We just camped out longer each night in the family room. I think I even went to bed w/o brushing my teeth or washing my face one night because I was too tired by the time we got upstairs.

But, I’m not dead yet! I’m giving myself a chance at redemption. I’m going to persevere through the Democratic and Republican national conventions and somehow blog during those and hopefully get to sleep before 1 a.m. each day. 

Yes I can!


August 26, 2008. Tags: , , . Uncategorized. 2 comments.